Calendar

December 2013

Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
December 5, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., info@babyphd.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
December 5, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass [...]
A Conversation on Careers in Public Service @ Institute of Politics
December 5, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
A Conversation on Careers in Public Service. Noon-1 p.m., Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Raj Goyle, a former Kansas state representative [...]
Get Help with the Affordable Care Act @ Blackstone Library
December 5, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Get Help with the Affordable Care Act. Noon-4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 1-312-747-0511. A chance to get help signing up for [...]
Gallery Talk @ Oriental Institute Museum
December 5, 2013 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk. 12:15-1 p.m., Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Abbas Alizadeh, senior research associate of the Oriental Institute, presents. Those attending [...]
Book Talk @ Office of Multicultural Student Affairs
December 5, 2013 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Book Talk. 4:30-6 p.m., Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-702-8063. Walter Johnson, of Harvard University, discusses his new book, “River of [...]
Concert @ Fulton Hall
December 5, 2013 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Concert. 4:30-5:15 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. The Ellis Avenue Quartet performs. With complimentary tea and cookies at 4:15 p.m. Part [...]
Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce First Thursday @ Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center
December 5, 2013 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce First Thursday. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center, 5225 S. Harper Ave., 773-288-0124. Featuring music, karaoke and a t-shirt [...]
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
December 5, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Neil Harris, author of “Capital Culture,” presents.
Film Screening and Discussion @ Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 307
December 5, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening and Discussion. 7-9 p.m., Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 307, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-7721. A screening of Don Argott and Sheena Joyce’s film [...]
Listening Party @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
December 5, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Listening Party. 7-8 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa plays select recordings and discusses and [...]
Concert. “‘Backatown’ New Orleans: The Start of This Thing Called Jazz.” @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
December 5, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. “‘Backatown’ New Orleans: The Start of This Thing Called Jazz.” 8-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. The Jazz [...]
Worship Without Prerequisites @ Bond Chapel
December 5, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Worship Without Prerequisites. 8-9 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100. A chance for those interested in progressive Christian theology and community to gather [...]
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
December 6, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., info@babyphd.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
December 6, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass [...]
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
December 6, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Jumu’ah Prayers. 1-1:30 p.m. and 1:45-2:15 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100. Muslim Friday prayers.
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
December 6, 2013 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Author Talk. 4-5 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Jakobi Williams, author of “From the Bullet to the Ballot: The Illinois Chapter [...]
Annual Holiday Art Sale @ Hyde Park Art Center
December 6, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Annual Holiday Art Sale. 6-9 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Featuring Hyde Park Art Center student work for sale, [...]
Open Studio @ Hyde Park Art Center
December 6, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open Studio. 6-9 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. With artists John Preus, Assaf Evron and Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford.
Film Screening. “The Middle of Nowhere.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
December 6, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Film Screening. “The Middle of Nowhere.” 7-9:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. A screening of Ava DuVernay’s [...]