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9:00 am Introduction to Mindfulness Mondays Series I @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Introduction to Mindfulness Mond… @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Introduction to Mindfulness Mondays Series I. Are you new to mindfulness or want to go back to basics? Join the Introduction to Mindfulness series. This [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 7 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 7 @ 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 [...]
6:00 pm David Kilcullen on “Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerilla.” @ International House
David Kilcullen on “Out of the M… @ International House
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
David Kilcullen on “Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerilla.” In “Out of the Mountains,” David Kilcullen offers a groundbreaking look [...]
6:00 pm From Birmingham to Barack: The Politics & Progress of the Civil Rights Movement, 1963 to 2013. @ Mandel Hall
From Birmingham to Barack: The P… @ Mandel Hall
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
From Birmingham to Barack: The Politics & Progress of the Civil Rights Movement, 1963 to 2013. To mark the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham campaign—and [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 8 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 8 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 9 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 9 @ 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 [...]
12:00 pm Musical Performance. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Musical Performance. Lunch with … @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Musical Performance. Lunch with Mr. Skinner. Noon-12:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Dutch organist Everhard Zwart performs.
12:00 pm Wednesday Community Luncheon @ Swift Hall, Common Room,
Wednesday Community Luncheon @ Swift Hall, Common Room,
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Wednesday Community Luncheon. Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Lunch will be provided for a cost of $5. Register, at [...]
3:00 pm Intro to Mindfulness- Wednesday Series I @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Intro to Mindfulness- Wednesday … @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Intro to Mindfulness- Wednesday Series I. Are you new to mindfulness or want to go back to basics? Join the Introduction to Mindfulness series. This [...]
6:00 pm Author Talk. “The Coming Age of the Urban Guerilla. @ International House, Assembly Hall
Author Talk. “The Coming Age of … @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Author Talk. “The Coming Age of the Urban Guerilla.” 6-7:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. The retired Distinguished Professor [...]
6:00 pm Bill Ayers on Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident @ International House
Bill Ayers on Public Enemy: Conf… @ International House
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bill Ayers on Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident. International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 6-7:30 p.m., 773-753-2274.
6:00 pm Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Activities for beginner and experienced knitters. 
6:00 pm Reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mark Strand @ Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801
Reading by Pulitzer Prize-winnin… @ Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mark Strand. Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., 6 p.m.
6:00 pm Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s C… @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 
6:30 pm Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Wednesday Night Family Story Time. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Featuring picture books and songs for children ages 3 to [...]
8:00 pm Concert @ Bond Chapel
Concert @ Bond Chapel
Oct 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Concert. 8 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1025 E. 58th St. Trumpeter Birgit Ulher and electronic musician Eric Leonardson perform improvised music.
8:00 pm Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Oct 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme. 8-10 p.m., Logan Center, Cafe, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Featuring student work, such as readings, spoken word, open [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 10 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 10 @ 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 [...]
10:30 am Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books, activities and songs for children up to age 3.
3:00 pm Masterclass with pianist Daria Rabotkina @ Fulton Hall
Masterclass with pianist Daria R… @ Fulton Hall
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Masterclass with pianist Daria Rabotkina. Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 3-5 p.m., 773-702-8484.
4:00 pm Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free.
6:00 pm Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Rami Gabriel discusses his book, “Why I Buy: Self, Taste, and Consumer [...]
6:00 pm Poetry Reading @ Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801
Poetry Reading @ Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Poetry Reading. 6 p.m., Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., free. Pulitzer Prize winning poet Mark Strand presents.
7:30 pm Concert and Discussion. Inside Out Faith @ Rockefeller Chapel
Concert and Discussion. Inside O… @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Concert and Discussion. Inside Out Faith. 7:30-8:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-1005, free. Former Christian rock Grammy-nominated musician Jennifer Knapp performs and [...]
8:00 pm Worship Without Prerequisites @ Bond Chapel
Worship Without Prerequisites @ Bond Chapel
Oct 10 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 11 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 11 @ 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 [...]
9:30 am Lecture @ Classics Building, Room 110
Lecture @ Classics Building, Room 110
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Lecture. 1 p.m., Classics Building, Room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., free. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mark Strand speaks.
1:45 pm Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Oct 11 @ 1:45 pm – 2:15 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.
3:30 pm Lecture. “Love and Justice in Music.” @ Fulton Hall
Lecture. “Love and Justice in Mu… @ Fulton Hall
Oct 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. “Love and Justice in Music.” 3:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Martin Stokes, a professor of music at King’s College [...]
4:00 pm Discussion. The Future of the Humanities @ Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room
Discussion. The Future of the Hu… @ Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Discussion. The Future of the Humanities. 4-5:45 p.m., Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-3662. Psychoanalyst Julia Kristeva, of Paris Diderot [...]
6:00 pm Opening Reception @ Logan Center
Opening Reception @ Logan Center
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Opening Reception. 6-9 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Musicians including vocalist Dee Alexander perform for the Logan Center’s exhibition, “Diasporal Rhythms: [...]
7:00 pm Film Screening. “A Time There Was.” @ Logan Center, Screening Room 201
Film Screening. “A Time There Was.” @ Logan Center, Screening Room 201
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening. “A Time There Was.” 7-9 p.m., Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8068, free. Tony Palmer’s 1980 film on composer [...]
7:00 pm Screening “A Time There Was.” @ Logan Center, Screening Room 201
Screening “A Time There Was.” @ Logan Center, Screening Room 201
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
“A Time There Was.” Filmmaker Tony Palmer profiles Benjamin Britten in this prizewinning documentary that mixes biography with musical excerpts and archival rehearsal footage. Logan [...]
10:00 am Seminar @ Institute of Politics
Seminar @ Institute of Politics
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Seminar. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Will Ritter, director of advance for Mitt Romney for President, and Grant [...]
1:00 pm A Community Health Forum: How the Affordable Care Act Affects Older Adults and the Uninsured
A Community Health Forum: How th…
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A Community Health Forum: How the Affordable Care Act Affects Older Adults and the Uninsured. 1-5 p.m., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th St. Expert [...]
1:00 pm Community Grand Rounds: The Affordable Care Act @ Chicago Theological Seminary
Community Grand Rounds: The Affo… @ Chicago Theological Seminary
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Community Grand Rounds: The Affordable Care Act Saturday, October 12, 2013 1:00 pm– 5:00 pm The Center for Community Health and Vitality at the University [...]
3:00 pm Author Reading @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Reading @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Author Reading. 3-4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Poet Kevin Coval, director of Young Chicago Authors, reads from his collection, [...]
8:00 pm Concert. The Best of Chicago a capoella: A 20th Anniversary Celebration. @ Logan Center
Concert. The Best of Chicago a c… @ Logan Center
Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. The Best of Chicago a capoella: A 20th Anniversary Celebration. 8-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $12 students, $25 seniors, $30 [...]
8:00 pm Reception @ Arts Incubator
Reception @ Arts Incubator
Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Reception. 8-11 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd, 773-702-9724, free. For the poet avery r. young’s new exhibit examining the murder of Trayvon Martin, [...]
11:00 am Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 13 @ 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.
1:00 pm Second Sunday @ Hyde Park Art Center
Second Sunday @ Hyde Park Art Center
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Second Sunday. 1-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5200 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Participants create a communal mural in the center’s public conference room [...]
2:00 pm Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Author Talk. 2-3 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Robert B. McKersie discusses his book, “A Decisive Decade: An Insider’s View [...]
2:00 pm Family Program: Junior Archaeologists @ Oriental Institute
Family Program: Junior Archaeolo… @ Oriental Institute
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Program: Junior Archaeologists. 2-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $5 members, $9 non-members. Pre-registration is required. Children and parents experience a [...]
2:00 pm Junior Archeologists @ Oriental Institute
Junior Archeologists @ Oriental Institute
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Junior Archeologists. Children and parents have a chance to dig into our simulated excavation in the Oriental Institute’s Kipper Family Archaeology Discovery Center. This program [...]
3:00 pm 37th Season Chicago Ensemble Series @ International House
37th Season Chicago Ensemble Series @ International House
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
37th Season Chicago Ensemble Series. International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 3-5 p.m.; tickets are $25 for general admission and $10 for students with valid [...]
3:00 pm Concert @ International House, Assembly Hall
Concert @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Concert. 3-5 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, $25 general admission, $10 students with ID. The Chicago Ensemble peforms its first [...]
7:30 pm Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m.,  Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., $10 adults, $5 for university students. A Hyde Park Jazz Society event. Drummer [...]