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Week of January 13

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9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 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
Jan 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 [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. “Materiality and the Social Scientific Study of Religion: On the Aesthetics of Brazilian Neo-Pentecostalism.” @ Swift Hall, third floor lecture room
Lecture. “Materiality and the So… @ Swift Hall, third floor lecture room
Jan 13 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. “Materiality and the Social Scientific Study of Religion: On the Aesthetics of Brazilian Neo-Pentecostalism.” 4:30 p.m., Swift Hall, third floor lecture room, 1025 E. [...]
6:00 pm Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, free. Robert Nickelsberg, author of “Afghanistan: A Distant War,” presents.
6:30 pm Mouth Thought @ Blackstone Library
Mouth Thought @ Blackstone Library
Jan 13 @ 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 @ Experimental Station
Conversation @ Experimental Station
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Conversation. 7-9 p.m., Experimental Station, 6100 S. Blackstone Ave., 773-241-6044, experimentalstation.org. A discussion held in conjunction with Experimental Station’s current exhibit on the state’s newly [...]
7:00 pm On Grace and Politics: A Conversation with Anna Deavere Smith and Toni Preckwinkle @ Logan Center, performance hall
On Grace and Politics: A Convers… @ Logan Center, performance hall
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
On Grace and Politics: A Conversation with Anna Deavere Smith and Toni Preckwinkle. 7-8:15 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-834-4671, free. [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 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
Jan 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 [...]
4:30 pm Restorative Yoga @ Rockefeller Chapel
Restorative Yoga @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 14 @ 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, $5 suggested donation, free for students.
4:30 pm Tea and Pipes @ Bond Chapel
Tea and Pipes @ Bond Chapel
Jan 14 @ 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 served at 4 p.m., followed by organ music.
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 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
Jan 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 [...]
12:00 pm Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School @ Swift Hall, common room
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity … @ Swift Hall, common room
Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-9565. Architect David Woodhouse presents. A vegetarian lunch will [...]
12:15 pm Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 15 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner. 12:30-1 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A lunchtime organ performance. Visitors are invited to bring their [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. “History and Forms of Lyric.” @ Classics Building, room 110
Lecture. “History and Forms of L… @ Classics Building, room 110
Jan 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. “History and Forms of Lyric.” 4:30 p.m., Classics Building, room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., 773-834-8524, free. Poet and literary scholar Henry Weinfeld presents. [...]
5:00 pm Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller. 5-6:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Soto Zen mediation instruction for newcomers at 5 p.m., followed by [...]
6:00 pm 2014 University of Chicago MLK Commemoration Celebration @ Rockefeller Chapel
2014 University of Chicago MLK C… @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2014 University of Chicago MLK Commemoration Celebration. 6 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4672, free. The U. of C.’s annual celebration of Martin [...]
6:00 pm Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, free. Abbie Reese, author of “Dedicated to God: An Oral History of Cloistered [...]
6:00 pm Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Jan 15 @ 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 Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s C… @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Concert. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Pianist Donna Lee Fackenthal performs Beethoven and Chopin, as part of the Music Teachers [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 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
Jan 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 [...]
10:00 am Conversation @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418
Conversation @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Conversation. 10 a.m., Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8670, free. Art historian Lisa Lee, of the University of Chicago, presents.
4:00 pm Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Jan 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Time for quiet reflection, meditation and yoga instruction.
4:30 pm After School Story Break – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day @ Blackstone Library
After School Story Break – Dr. M… @ Blackstone Library
Jan 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
After School Story Break – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 4:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants read stories and [...]
4:30 pm Book Talk @ Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture
Book Talk @ Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture
Jan 16 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Book Talk. 4:30-6 p.m., Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-834-0957, free. Barbara Ransby, of the University of [...]
4:30 pm Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Jan 16 @ 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. Flutist Masha Popova and pianist Svetlana Krasnova perform. With complimentary tea [...]
5:30 pm Third Thursday: Draw Bad @ Smart Museum of Art
Third Thursday: Draw Bad @ Smart Museum of Art
Jan 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Third Thursday: Draw Bad. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. A workshop on how to “draw badly.” All materials [...]
6:00 pm Poetry Reading @ Cobb lecture Hall, room 409
Poetry Reading @ Cobb lecture Hall, room 409
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Poetry Reading. 6 p.m., Cobb lecture Hall, room 409, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8670, free. Poet Dorothea Lasky presents.
8:00 pm Vespers @ Rockefeller Chapel
Vespers @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Vespers. 8-9 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free.
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 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
Jan 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 [...]
1:00 pm Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Jan 17 @ 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.
4:30 pm Lecture. “Defining Religion and Civilization in Imam Bayezidof’s Refutation of Renan.” @ Swift Hall, common room
Lecture. “Defining Religion and … @ Swift Hall, common room
Jan 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Defining Religion and Civilization in Imam Bayezidof’s Refutation of Renan.” 4:30-6 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-9565. Monica M. Ringer, [...]
6:00 pm Film Screening and Discussion. “How to Survive a Plague.” @ Logan Center
Film Screening and Discussion. “… @ Logan Center
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Film Screening and Discussion. “How to Survive a Plague.” 6-8 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-9936, free. David France’s 2012 film, followed by [...]
7:00 pm Performance. “A Dream Deferred or a Dream Come True?” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Performance. “A Dream Deferred o… @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Performance. “A Dream Deferred or a Dream Come True?” 7-9 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, $20. A [...]
7:30 pm Concert. “A Winter Song.” @ Rockefeller Chapel
Concert. “A Winter Song.” @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Concert. “A Winter Song.” 7:30-9 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-8484, free. The Motet Choir performs winter-themed music by Rachmaninoff and more.
10:00 am Workshop. Lego Architects @ Robie House
Workshop. Lego Architects @ Robie House
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop. 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 [...]
12:00 pm Gallery Tour @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418
Gallery Tour @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Tour. Noon, Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8670, free. Hamza Walker, associate curator and director of education for the Renaissance [...]
12:00 pm Mawlid: Celebrating the Life of Prophet Muhammad @ Rockefeller Chapel
Mawlid: Celebrating the Life of … @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mawlid: Celebrating the Life of Prophet Muhammad. Noon-2 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. An evening of poetry, song and salutation celebrating [...]
2:00 pm Logan Center Family Saturday @ Logan Center
Logan Center Family Saturday @ Logan Center
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Logan Center Family Saturday. 2-4:30 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $10 adults, $5 children under 17. Featuring a concert by violinist Lee [...]
11:00 am Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 19 @ 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. Featuring traditional spirituals by Moses Hogan and Michel Tippet, with a [...]
12:45 pm Luncheon @ Ida Noyes Hall, west lounge
Luncheon @ Ida Noyes Hall, west lounge
Jan 19 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Luncheon. 12:45 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, west lounge, 773-702-2100, free. With Randal Maurice Jelks, of the University of Kansas, following his sermon at Rockefeller Chapel, [...]
2:00 pm LamaSeuss: “One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent.” @ Oriental Institute
LamaSeuss: “One Cent, Two Cents,… @ Oriental Institute
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
LamaSeuss: “One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent.” 2-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. The museum’s “40-ton winged man-bull” LamaSeuss [...]
3:00 pm Concert. A Dream in the Air @ Rockefeller Chapel
Concert. A Dream in the Air @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Concert. A Dream in the Air. 3-4 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A concert of spirituals and the premiere performance of [...]
6:00 pm Breath, Body and Voice @ Rockefeller Chapel
Breath, Body and Voice @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Breath, Body and Voice. 6-7 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A voice class exploring breath and body awareness. No experience necessary. [...]
6:00 pm Holy Communion Service @ Bond Chapel
Holy Communion Service @ Bond Chapel
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Holy Communion Service. 6-7 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. For more information, contact Robert Kinney by calling 773-771-0771 or sending an [...]
7:30 pm Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Jan 19 @ 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. Trumpeter Art Hoyle performs. A Hyde Park [...]