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Week of November 11

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9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 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
Nov 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 [...]
3:00 pm Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Nov 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Author Talk. 3-4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Rick Perlstein, author of “Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the [...]
4:30 pm Mostra IV @ Kelly Hall, Room 114
Mostra IV @ Kelly Hall, Room 114
Nov 11 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Mostra IV. Film showings and discussions with renowned Brazilian directors. Kelly Hall, Room 114, 5848 S. University Ave., 4:30-6:30 p.m., 773-702-8420.
5:00 pm Film Screening @ Kelly Hall, Room 114
Film Screening @ Kelly Hall, Room 114
Nov 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Film Screening. 5-7 p.m., Kelly Hall, Room 114, 5848 S. University Ave., 773-702-8420, free. Brazilian documentary screenings followed by a Q and A session with [...]
6:30 pm Mouth Thought @ Blackstone Library
Mouth Thought @ Blackstone Library
Nov 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Mouth Thought. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A poetry reading event for teens and adults. Participants are invited to read [...]
7:00 pm Conversation @ Calvert House
Conversation @ Calvert House
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Conversation. 7-8 p.m., Calvert House, 5735 S. University Ave., free. A discussion with two priests about Just War Theory. For more information, contact Pat Lagges [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 12 @ 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
Nov 12 @ 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 Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Nov 12 @ 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.
6:00 pm Film Screening and Performance. “Our Fires Still Burn.” @ International House
Film Screening and Performance. … @ International House
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Film Screening and Performance. “Our Fires Still Burn.” 6-11 p.m., International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. Featuring a dance performance, taco dinner and 6:45 [...]
6:00 pm Film screening. “Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience.” @ International House, Assembly Hall
Film screening. “Our Fires Still… @ International House, Assembly Hall
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Film screening. “Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience.” Directed and produced by Audrey Geyer, “Our Fires Still Burn” dispels the myth that American [...]
6:00 pm Lecture. “Justice Interrupted: The Past and Future of Democracy Movements in the Middle East @ Social Science Research Building, Room 122
Lecture. “Justice Interrupted: T… @ Social Science Research Building, Room 122
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lecture. “Justice Interrupted: The Past and Future of Democracy Movements in the Middle East. 6-7 p.m., Social Science Research Building, Room 122, 1126 E. 59th [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 13 @ 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
Nov 13 @ 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. “Processes of Social Change in Bolivia.” @ Social Science Research Building, Tea Room
Lecture. “Processes of Social Ch… @ Social Science Research Building, Tea Room
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Lecture. “Processes of Social Change in Bolivia.” Noon-1:30 p.m., Social Science Research Building, Tea Room, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-8420. Bolivian union leader and activist [...]
12:00 pm Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Lunch with Mr. Skinner. Bring your lunch, relax, and enjoy —beverages provided. The carillon is played from noon, so you’ll hear the sweet sounds of [...]
4:15 pm Lecture. “Becoming ‘Copwise’: How the Urban Poor Negotiate Hyper-Policing in Everyday Life.” @ Stuart Hall, Room 104
Lecture. “Becoming ‘Copwise’: Ho… @ Stuart Hall, Room 104
Nov 13 @ 4:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Lecture. “Becoming ‘Copwise’: How the Urban Poor Negotiate Hyper-Policing in Everyday Life.” 4:15-6:15 p.m., Stuart Hall, Room 104, 5835 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-5116, free. Sociology [...]
5:00 pm Activities Night. Epic Wednesday @ Oriental Institute Museum
Activities Night. Epic Wednesday @ Oriental Institute Museum
Nov 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Activities Night. Epic Wednesday. 5-8 p.m., Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $15 non-members/$12 members advance tickets, $20 non-members/$15 members tickets at the [...]
5:00 pm Epic Wednesday. Exclusively for adults @ Oriental Institute
Epic Wednesday. Exclusively for … @ Oriental Institute
Nov 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Epic Wednesday. Exclusively for adults, this new 21-and-over evening event offers visitors open access to the Museum with unique entertainment and engaging hands-on activities that [...]
6:00 pm Global voices @ International House, Assembly Hall
Global voices @ International House, Assembly Hall
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Global voices. Sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh will discuss his book “Floating City: A Rogue Sociologist Lost and Found in New York’s Underground Economy.” International House, Assembly [...]
6:00 pm Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Nov 13 @ 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 Lecture. “Floating City: A Rogue Sociologist Lost and Found in New York’s Underground Economy.” @ International Hosue, Assembly Hall
Lecture. “Floating City: A Rogue… @ International Hosue, Assembly Hall
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lecture. “Floating City: A Rogue Sociologist Lost and Found in New York’s Underground Economy.” 6-8 p.m., International Hosue, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, [...]
6:30 pm Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Nov 13 @ 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 [...]
7:30 pm “An Iliad” (Preview) @ Court Theatre
“An Iliad” (Preview) @ Court Theatre
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
“An Iliad” (Preview). Timothy Edward Kane returns to reprise his award-winning performance in this highly revival of Artistic Director Charles Newell’s critically acclaimed 2011 production. [...]
8:00 pm Concert @ Bond Chapel
Concert @ Bond Chapel
Nov 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Concert. 8 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8670, free. Yumiko Tanaka and Yoko Reikano Kimura perform the shamisen, a Japanese instrument similar to [...]
8:00 pm Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Nov 13 @ 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
Nov 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
Nov 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 [...]
10:30 am Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Nov 14 @ 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.
11:30 am “Joe Scarborough and The Right Path: A Conversation with David.” @ Ida Noyes Hall, Cloister Club
“Joe Scarborough and The Right P… @ Ida Noyes Hall, Cloister Club
Nov 14 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
“Joe Scarborough and The Right Path: A Conversation with David.” 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, Cloister Club, 1212 E. 59th St., 773-834-4671, free. Scarborough, [...]
4:00 pm Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free.
4:30 pm Lecture. “Ballads, Nations and Histories of Form.” @ Rosenwald Hall, Room 205
Lecture. “Ballads, Nations and H… @ Rosenwald Hall, Room 205
Nov 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Ballads, Nations and Histories of Form.” 4:30-6 p.m., Rosenwald Hall, Room 205, 1101 E. 58th St., 773-702-8537, free. Meredith Martin, of Princeton University, presents. [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. “Why Disability? Or, Who Should and Should Not Inhabit the World?” @ Classics Building, Room 110
Lecture. “Why Disability? Or, Wh… @ Classics Building, Room 110
Nov 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Lecture. “Why Disability? Or, Who Should and Should Not Inhabit the World?” 4:30-6:30 p.m., Classics Building, Room 110, 1010 E. 59th St. Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, of [...]
4:30 pm Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Nov 14 @ 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. With complimentary tea and cookies at 4:15 p.m.
6:00 pm Author Talk. “Wrong: Nine Economic Policy Disasters and What We Can Learn From Them.” @ International House, Assembly Hall
Author Talk. “Wrong: Nine Econom… @ International House, Assembly Hall
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Author Talk. “Wrong: Nine Economic Policy Disasters and What We Can Learn From Them.” 6-7:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, [...]
7:00 pm Film Screening and Discussion. “Gasland 2.” @ Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 307
Film Screening and Discussion. “… @ Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 307
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening and Discussion. “Gasland 2.” 7-9 p.m., Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 307, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-7721. A screening of director Josh Fox’s 2013 [...]
7:00 pm Lecture @ St.Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
Lecture @ St.Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lecture. 7 p.m., St.Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 5472 S. Kimbark Ave., 773-324-2626, free. Richard Cahan, author of “Edgar Miller and the Handmade Home: Chicago’s [...]
8:00 pm Dance and Opera Performance. “Traviata.” @ Logan Center, Peformance Hall
Dance and Opera Performance. “Tr… @ Logan Center, Peformance Hall
Nov 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dance and Opera Performance. “Traviata.” 8 p.m., Logan Center, Peformance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $15 general admission, $5 students. Tickets for sale at [...]
9:30 pm Open House @ Ray Elementary School
Open House @ Ray Elementary School
Nov 14 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Open House. 9:30-10:30 a.m., Ray Elementary School, 5631 S. Kimbark Ave., 773-535-0970. A tour for prospective parents, starting in the school’s cafeteria.
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 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
Nov 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 [...]
1:00 pm Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Nov 15 @ 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.
3:00 pm Poet Talk @ Taft House, Room 102
Poet Talk @ Taft House, Room 102
Nov 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Poet Talk. 3-4:30 p.m., Taft House, Room 102, 935 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524, free. British poet Keston Sutherland presents.
3:30 pm Open Rehearsal @ Fulton Hall
Open Rehearsal @ Fulton Hall
Nov 15 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Open Rehearsal. 3:30-5 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484. An open rehearsal by the Spektral Quartet string ensemble, moderated by U. of C. [...]
6:00 pm Poet Reading @ Midway Studios, Room 108
Poet Reading @ Midway Studios, Room 108
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Poet Reading. 6 p.m., Midway Studios, Room 108, 929 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524, free. British poet Keston Sutherland presents alongside an emerging writer from the [...]
6:30 pm Film Screening and Q and A. “Hoodwinked.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Film Screening and Q and A. “Hoo… @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Film Screening and Q and A. “Hoodwinked.” 6:30-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org. A screening of the [...]
6:30 pm Opera. “Carmen.” @ International House, Assembly Hall
Opera. “Carmen.” @ International House, Assembly Hall
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Opera. “Carmen.” 6:30-9:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, $50 VIP, $30 general admission, $20 students and seniors. The American Chamber [...]
7:30 pm Book Launch @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Book Launch @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Book Launch. 7:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. With short story authors Amina Cain and Veronica Gonzalez.
12:00 pm Global Health Film Festival @ Logan Center, Screening Room 201
Global Health Film Festival @ Logan Center, Screening Room 201
Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Global Health Film Festival. Noon-11 p.m., Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., free. A festival to raise awareness of domestic and international [...]
6:00 pm Family Program: Ancient Game Night @ Oriental Institute
Family Program: Ancient Game Night @ Oriental Institute
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Program: Ancient Game Night. 6-8 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $3 for non-members, free for members and participants under age 8. [...]
8:00 pm Hyde Park Community Players present Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) @ University Church
Hyde Park Community Players pres… @ University Church
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hyde Park Community Players present Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) a play in English by Christopher Hampton, directed by Laura MacGregor. Based on an 18th [...]