Calendar

October 2013

Dance Performance @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
October 19, 2013 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Dance Performance. 7:30-8:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $20. The Red Clay Dance Company performs.
Cash Mob and Second Annual Chef Throwdown at the 61st Street Farmers Market @ 61st Street Farmers Market
October 19, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Cash Mob and Second Annual Chef Throwdown at the 61st Street Farmers Market. Watch Chicago culinary students compete in an outdoor cooking competition and vote [...]
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
October 19, 2013 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Author Talk. 9:30-10:30 a.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. U. of C. assistant professor of english Srikanth Reddy presents for the [...]
Lego Architects @ Robie House
October 19, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lego Architects. 10 a.m.-noon, Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, gowright.org, $5 per child, free for accompanying adults. Participants use Legos to create a [...]
Open House Chicago at the Oriental Institute @ Oriental Institute
October 19, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Open House Chicago at the Oriental Institute. The Oriental Institute joins the Chicago Architecture Foundation for a second year to present Open House Chicago, a [...]
Humanities Day 2013 @ various U. of C. campus sites
October 19, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
Humanities Day 2013. 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., various U. of C. campus sites, 773-702-8512, humanitiesday2013.uchicago.edu, free. U. of C. faculty give presentations on a slew of [...]
Book Discussion @ Blackstone Library
October 19, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Book Discussion. 1-2:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants will discuss Isabel Wilkerson’s “The Warmth of Other Suns.”
Workshop. Bilingualism and Poetry @ Blackstone Library
October 19, 2013 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop. Bilingualism and Poetry. 3 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Joanna Kurowska and Katia Mitova present on writing poetry in two [...]
Humanities Day Presentation @ Centers for Gender/Race Studies, 5733 South University, 1st floor
October 19, 2013 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Humanities Day Presentation. This lecture will give a brief history of the University of Chicago’s Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality archival collections [...]
Concert @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
October 19, 2013 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Concert. 5:30-6:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. The Motet Choir performs its first concert of the year, featuring [...]
Motet Choir: Parents Weekend @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
October 19, 2013 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Motet Choir: Parents Weekend. Motet Choir’s first concert of the year showcases a variety of works from Latin America and Spain ranging in time from [...]
Red Clay Dance Company: Transcending @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
October 19, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Red Clay Dance Company: Transcending. In celebration of their 5th Anniversary season, Red Clay Dance Company presents its inaugural fall concert” Transcending,” featuring “On Hallowed [...]
Concert. Playing with Fire: Virtuoso Music from the 16th and 17th Centuries @ Bond Chapel
October 19, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. Playing with Fire: Virtuoso Music from the 16th and 17th Centuries. 8-9:30 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8484, $45 preferred seating, $35 [...]
The Newberry Consort: Playing with Fire. @ Bond Chapel
October 19, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Newberry Consort: Playing with Fire. Cornetto virtuoso Bruce Dickey joins the Newberry Consort for music from the Italian late Renaissance and early Baroque, a [...]
Chicago Humanities Festival @ various U. of C. campus sites
October 20, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 7:30 pm
Chicago Humanities Festival. 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m., various U. of C. campus sites, 312-494-9509, chicagohumanities.org. Talks will be given across the neighborhood by speakers including U. [...]
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
October 20, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Sunday at Rockefeller. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Communion with music from the Rockefeller Chapel Choir.
“The Art of Science” at Chicago Humanities Festival @ Logan Center
October 20, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
“The Art of Science” at Chicago Humanities Festival. University of Chicago paleontologist Paul Sereno kicks off Hyde Park Day with an illustrated discussion of the [...]
Art Class. Slabwork with Amanda Gentry @ Hyde Park Art Center
October 20, 2013 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Art Class. Slabwork with Amanda Gentry. 12:30-4:30 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Gentry, the artist [...]
Lecture. “Historic, Waterproof, Affordable and Still Beautiful.” @ Hyde Park Union Church
October 20, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Lecture. “Historic, Waterproof, Affordable and Still Beautiful.” Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave. A presentation on roofing by Bogdan Bosak of Conrad Roofing, [...]
@ First Unitarian Church
October 20, 2013 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
An afternoon of songs by Benjamin Britten. Three song cycles will be performed by Andrea Caruso, Carolyn Kocsis, and Jonathan Weyant, with pianist, Eric Carlson. [...]