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Week of October 14

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9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 [...]
10:00 am Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Beginner Level @ Arts Incubator
Community Yoga with Chaturanga S… @ Arts Incubator
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Beginner Level. 10-11 a.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-9724. Instructor Mela Woods offers an opportunity to learn yoga. [...]
11:00 am Free, Rapid, Anonymous HIV Testing @ 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., Room 302
Free, Rapid, Anonymous HIV Testing @ 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., Room 302
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free, Rapid, Anonymous HIV Testing. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., Room 302, 773-834-1005, lgbtq.uchicago.edu.
6:00 pm Conversation. “No Such Thing as Closure.” @ Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Room 107
Conversation. “No Such Thing as … @ Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Room 107
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Conversation. “No Such Thing as Closure.” 6-8 p.m., Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Room 107, 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4672. Chicago Public Media reporter Natalie [...]
6:30 pm Family Science Fair Night @ Blackstone Library
Family Science Fair Night @ Blackstone Library
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Family Science Fair Night. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for students and parents to be introduction to the [...]
7:00 pm Cross Currents: Journey to Asian Environments @ International House
Cross Currents: Journey to Asian… @ International House
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cross Currents: Journey to Asian Environments – A Film and Visit by Nick Deocampo. With water as its central theme, Nick Deocampo’s “Cross Currents” takes [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 @ Blackstone Library
@ Blackstone Library
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books and activities for children up to age 3.
12:00 pm Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1. @ Arts Incubator
Community Yoga with Chaturanga S… @ Arts Incubator
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1. Noon-1 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-9724. Instructor Kara Schmidt offers an opportunity to learn yoga. [...]
12:00 pm Presentation. “Teens, Digital Media, and the Chicago Public Library.” @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B
Presentation. “Teens, Digital Me… @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Presentation. “Teens, Digital Media, and the Chicago Public Library.” Noon-1:20 p.m., Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-702-1999, free. [...]
4:00 pm Yoga, Self Care and Caring for Others @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, Interreligious Center, room 019
Yoga, Self Care and Caring for O… @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, Interreligious Center, room 019
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Yoga, Self Care and Caring for Others. Yoga is a mind-body integration practice that supports holistic self-care – which, in turn, supplies us with the [...]
4:30 pm @ Rockefeller Chapel
@ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Restorative Yoga. 4:30-5:30 p.m., and 5:45-6:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free for students, $5 suggested donation for non-students.
4:30 pm Author reading “Blinding.” @ Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, room JRL-S118,
Author reading “Blinding.” @ Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, room JRL-S118,
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Author reading. Romanian author Mircea Cartarescu reads from his new book, “Blinding.” Introduction and discussion facilitated by Delia Ungureanu (Harvard University). Franke Institute for the [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. “The Politicization of Death in Royal Britain and Democratic America.” @ Pick Hall, Room 506
Lecture. “The Politicization of … @ Pick Hall, Room 506
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Lecture. “The Politicization of Death in Royal Britain and Democratic America.” 4:30-6:30 p.m., Pick Hall, Room 506, 5828 S. University Ave., 773-702-6708. Joseph Ford, of [...]
4:30 pm Reading and Discussion @ Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, Room S-102
Reading and Discussion @ Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, Room S-102
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Reading and Discussion. 4:30-6 p.m., Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, Room S-102, 1100 E. 57th St. Romanian author Mircea Cartarescu reads from his [...]
4:30 pm Tea and Pipes @ Bond Chapel
Tea and Pipes @ Bond Chapel
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Tea and Pipes. 4:30-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Tea and biscuits accompanied by organ music.
6:30 pm Ronny Edry and the Israel Loves Iran Peace Movement @ International House, Assembly Hall
Ronny Edry and the Israel Loves … @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Ronny Edry and the Israel Loves Iran Peace Movement. A frequent Facebook user, in March of 2012, Edry posted a photo on Facebook of him [...]
6:30 pm Talk @ International House, Assembly Hall
Talk @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Talk. 6:30-8 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. Israeli graphic designer Ronny Edry discusses a 2012 Facebook photo of him and [...]
7:30 pm Musical performance @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Musical performance @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Musical performance. Cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras performs Bach, Britten and Kodaly. Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $25/$5 for students, 773-702-8068.
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 Dance Performance @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Dance Performance @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Dance Performance. 7:30-9 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $20. The Red Clay Dance Company performs.
12:00 pm Musical Performance. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Musical Performance. Lunch with … @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 16 @ 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.
12:00 pm Musical Performance. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Musical Performance. Lunch with … @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 16 @ 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.
12:00 pm Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School @ Swift Hall, Common Room
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity … @ Swift Hall, Common Room
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon, Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Tim Magner, codirector of Truck Farm, a mobile farm [...]
12:00 pm Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School @ Swift Hall, Common Room
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity … @ Swift Hall, Common Room
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon, Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Vegetarian lunch will be provided for a cost of [...]
6:00 pm Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 16 @ 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. Robert Martin discusses his book, “How We Do It: The Evolution and [...]
6:00 pm Author Talk “How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction.” @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk “How We Do It: The E… @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 16 @ 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. Robert Martin discusses his book, “How We Do It: The Evolution and [...]
6:00 pm Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Oct 16 @ 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 Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Oct 16 @ 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 Performance. “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them.” @ International House, Assembly Hall
Performance. “Macho Men and the … @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Performance. “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them.” 6-7:15 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., $10 general admission, free for U. [...]
6:00 pm Performance. “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them.” @ International House, Assembly Hall
Performance. “Macho Men and the … @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Performance. “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them.” 6-7:15 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., $10 general admission, free for U. [...]
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 16 @ 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. 
6:00 pm Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s C… @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 16 @ 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 Concert @ Blackstone Library
Concert @ Blackstone Library
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Concert. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Pianist Alice Sheu performs Beethoven, as part of the MTHP Artists Series. 
6:30 pm Concert @ Blackstone Library
Concert @ Blackstone Library
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Concert. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Pianist Alice Sheu performs Beethoven, as part of Music Teachers of Hyde Park’s Artists [...]
6:30 pm Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 16 @ 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 [...]
6:30 pm Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ lackstone Library
Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ lackstone Library
Oct 16 @ 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 @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Concert @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Oct 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. 8-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. The Ensemble Nuove Musiche performs a concert of new chamber music [...]
8:00 pm Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Oct 16 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 Concert @ Blackstone Library
Concert @ Blackstone Library
Oct 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Concert. 9:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Presented by Music Teachers of Hyde Park.
10:30 am Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 17 @ 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.
1:00 pm Architectural Tour @ St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church
Architectural Tour @ St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Architectural Tour. 1 p.m., St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 5472 S. Kimbark Ave., 773-324-2626, free. 
4:00 pm Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free.
4:00 pm Panel Discussion and Reception @ International House, Assembly Hall
Panel Discussion and Reception @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Panel Discussion and Reception. An Integrated Approach to Women’s Health. 4-6:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2270. Nancy Goodman Brinker, founder [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. “Blacks In and Out of the Left.” @ Center for Gender and Race Studies
Lecture. “Blacks In and Out of t… @ Center for Gender and Race Studies
Oct 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Blacks In and Out of the Left.” 4:30-6 p.m., Center for Gender and Race Studies, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-834-0957. Michael C. Dawson, director [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. “Ethnography and Architecture in the City at War.” @ Cochrane-Woods Art Center, Room 157
Lecture. “Ethnography and Archit… @ Cochrane-Woods Art Center, Room 157
Oct 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. “Ethnography and Architecture in the City at War.” 4:30-5:30 p.m., Cochrane-Woods Art Center, Room 157, 5540 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0278. Sheila Crane, of the [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. “Grand Theft Ovid: Literary Studies in the Internet Age.” @ Social Science Research, Room 122
Lecture. “Grand Theft Ovid: Lite… @ Social Science Research, Room 122
Oct 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Grand Theft Ovid: Literary Studies in the Internet Age.” 4:30-6 p.m., Social Science Research, Room 122, 1126 E. 59th St. David Damrosch, a professor [...]
4:30 pm Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Oct 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Tea Time Concert Series. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Featuring piano music and complimentary tea and cookies.
5:30 pm Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary @ Smart Museum of Art
Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary @ Smart Museum of Art
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Visitors make their own conceptual art, inspired by the museum’s [...]
5:30 pm Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary @ Smart Museum of Art
Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary @ Smart Museum of Art
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary. Appreciate the art of the mundane and make your own conceptual art inspired by “State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970.” [...]
6:00 pm Author Talk @ International House
Author Talk @ International House
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Author Talk. 6-9 p.m., International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols, authors of “Dollarocracy: How Billionaires Are Buying [...]
6:00 pm Gallery Talk @ Logan Center, Gallery 107
Gallery Talk @ Logan Center, Gallery 107
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Gallery Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center, Gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Artist Floyd Atkins, appraiser Diane Dinkins-Carr and collector Patric McCoy present [...]
6:00 pm Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols on Dollarocracy: How Billionaires Are Buying Our Democracy and What Can We Do About It. @ International House
Robert W. McChesney and John Nic… @ International House
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols on Dollarocracy: How Billionaires Are Buying Our Democracy and What Can We Do About It. International House, 1414 E. [...]
6:30 pm The Social Justice Address @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
The Social Justice Address @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Social Justice Address. Address by William Upski Wimsatt, Lab ’90, social entrepreneur, philanthropic consultant, journalist, and political organizer. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn [...]
7:00 pm Poetry reading by Dana Gioia @ Swift Hall, third floor lecture room
Poetry reading by Dana Gioia @ Swift Hall, third floor lecture room
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Poetry reading by Dana Gioia. Swift Hall, third floor lecture room, 1025 E. 58th St., 7 p.m., 773-955-5887.
8:00 pm Latino Music Festival @ Fulton Hall
Latino Music Festival @ Fulton Hall
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Latino Music Festival. 8-10 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484. Music by U. of C. graduate student composers and more.
8:00 pm Worship Without Prerequisites @ Bond Chapel
Worship Without Prerequisites @ Bond Chapel
Oct 17 @ 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 [...]
8:00 pm “Latino Music Festival.” @ Fulton Hall
“Latino Music Festival.” @ Fulton Hall
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
“Latino Music Festival.” New Music by UChicago graduate student composers and guests with Fonema Consort Ensemble. Works by Carrizo, Gueglio, Castillo Trigueros and more. Part [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 Lecture. “Mental Health and Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda.” @ Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 001
Lecture. “Mental Health and Gend… @ Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 001
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Lecture. “Mental Health and Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda.” Noon-1:30 p.m., Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 001, 924 E. 57th St., 773-834-0957, free. Rwandan health [...]
1:00 pm Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Oct 18 @ 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.
2:00 pm Author Talk. @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk. @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 18 @ 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. Eric Lohr discusses his book, “Russian Citizenship: From Empire to Soviet Union.” [...]
6:00 pm Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 18 @ 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. Adam Rome discusses his book, “The Genius of Earth Day: How a [...]
6:30 pm Performance. “A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan.” @ Mandel Hall
Performance. “A Salon Evening wi… @ Mandel Hall
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Performance. “A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan.” Preceded by a lecture by Dan Wang. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 6:30-9:30 p.m., $35/$5 students, 773-702-8068. [...]
6:30 pm The 2013 Social Justice Address @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
The 2013 Social Justice Address @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The 2013 Social Justice Address. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. Activist and University of Chicago Laboratory Schools alum William Upski Wimsatt [...]
7:30 pm A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan
A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan. 7:30-9:30 p.m., 773-702-8068, $35 general admission, $5 students. Call 773-702-2787 for tickets. The tenor performs Benjamin Britten.
7:30 pm Concert @ International House, Assembly Hall
Concert @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Concert. 7:30-8:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-702-8647, free. Songwriter Yoshio Hayakawa and producer Masahide Sakuma perform.
7:30 pm Red Clay Dance Company: Transcending. In celebration of their 5th Anniversary season @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Red Clay Dance Company: Transcen… @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 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 [...]
7:30 am Dance Performance @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Dance Performance @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 19 @ 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.
9:00 am Cash Mob and Second Annual Chef Throwdown at the 61st Street Farmers Market @ 61st Street Farmers Market
Cash Mob and Second Annual Chef … @ 61st Street Farmers Market
Oct 19 @ 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 [...]
9:30 am Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 19 @ 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 [...]
10:00 am Lego Architects @ Robie House
Lego Architects @ Robie House
Oct 19 @ 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 [...]
10:00 am Open House Chicago at the Oriental Institute @ Oriental Institute
Open House Chicago at the Orient… @ Oriental Institute
Oct 19 @ 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 [...]
11:00 am Humanities Day 2013 @ various U. of C. campus sites
Humanities Day 2013 @ various U. of C. campus sites
Oct 19 @ 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 [...]
1:00 pm Book Discussion @ Blackstone Library
Book Discussion @ Blackstone Library
Oct 19 @ 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.”
3:00 pm Workshop. Bilingualism and Poetry @ Blackstone Library
Workshop. Bilingualism and Poetry @ Blackstone Library
Oct 19 @ 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 [...]
3:30 pm Humanities Day Presentation @ Centers for Gender/Race Studies, 5733 South University, 1st floor
Humanities Day Presentation @ Centers for Gender/Race Studies, 5733 South University, 1st floor
Oct 19 @ 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 [...]
5:30 pm Concert @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Concert @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Oct 19 @ 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 [...]
5:30 pm Motet Choir: Parents Weekend @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Motet Choir: Parents Weekend @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Oct 19 @ 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 [...]
7:00 pm Red Clay Dance Company: Transcending @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Red Clay Dance Company: Transcen… @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 19 @ 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 [...]
8:00 pm Concert. Playing with Fire: Virtuoso Music from the 16th and 17th Centuries @ Bond Chapel
Concert. Playing with Fire: Virt… @ Bond Chapel
Oct 19 @ 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 [...]
8:00 pm The Newberry Consort: Playing with Fire. @ Bond Chapel
The Newberry Consort: Playing wi… @ Bond Chapel
Oct 19 @ 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 [...]
11:00 am Chicago Humanities Festival @ various U. of C. campus sites
Chicago Humanities Festival @ various U. of C. campus sites
Oct 20 @ 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. [...]
11:00 am Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 20 @ 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.
11:00 am “The Art of Science” at Chicago Humanities Festival @ Logan Center
“The Art of Science” at Chicago … @ Logan Center
Oct 20 @ 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 [...]
12:30 pm Art Class. Slabwork with Amanda Gentry @ Hyde Park Art Center
Art Class. Slabwork with Amanda … @ Hyde Park Art Center
Oct 20 @ 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 [...]
2:00 pm Lecture. “Historic, Waterproof, Affordable and Still Beautiful.” @ Hyde Park Union Church
Lecture. “Historic, Waterproof, … @ Hyde Park Union Church
Oct 20 @ 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, [...]
7:30 pm oncert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
oncert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Oct 20 @ 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. Saxophonist [...]