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Week of January 20

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9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 20 @ 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 20 @ 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
Jan 21 @ 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 21 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 [...]
12:30 pm Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 22 @ 12:30 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 [...]
5:00 pm Film Screening and Discussion. “After Tiller.” @ International House, assembly hall
Film Screening and Discussion. “… @ International House, assembly hall
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Film Screening and Discussion. “After Tiller.” 5-7:30 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. A screening of Martha Shane and Lana Wilson’s [...]
5:00 pm Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 22 @ 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 Author Talk @ International House, home room
Author Talk @ International House, home room
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Author Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., International House, home room, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Luis Alberto Urrea, author of “Queen of America,” and Chris Abani, [...]
6:00 pm Despres Family Memorial Lecture. “Writing Children.” @ Blackstone Library
Despres Family Memorial Lecture…. @ Blackstone Library
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Despres Family Memorial Lecture. “Writing Children.” 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Contributors to the AREA Chicago periodical’s 14th issue, “Kids!” [...]
6:00 pm Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Jan 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Family Fun. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for families to play board games and complete crafts.
7:00 pm Conversation @ Experimental Station
Conversation @ Experimental Station
Jan 22 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 23 @ 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 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 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.
4:00 pm CPS Arts Liaison Welcome Event @ Oriental Institute
CPS Arts Liaison Welcome Event @ Oriental Institute
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CPS Arts Liaison Welcome Event. 4-5 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. An opportunity for K-12 educators to tour the museum’s galleries [...]
4:00 pm Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Jan 23 @ 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 Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Jan 23 @ 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 [...]
5:00 pm Art Workshop and Discussion. Arts, Agency, and Creativity in the Classroom @ Smart Museum of Art
Art Workshop and Discussion. Art… @ Smart Museum of Art
Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Art Workshop and Discussion. Arts, Agency, and Creativity in the Classroom. 5-7 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchicago.edu, free. An [...]
5:00 pm Get Lost! Avant-Garde Itineraries at the University of Chicago @ Smart Museum of Art
Get Lost! Avant-Garde Itinerarie… @ Smart Museum of Art
Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Get Lost! Avant-Garde Itineraries at the University of Chicago. 5-8 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Participants will hear an [...]
5:30 pm Lecture. “Geology Rules: Unconventional Development of Oil/Gas from Shale Formations.” @ Ida Noyes Hall, third floor theater
Lecture. “Geology Rules: Unconve… @ Ida Noyes Hall, third floor theater
Jan 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Lecture. “Geology Rules: Unconventional Development of Oil/Gas from Shale Formations.”5:30-6:30 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, third floor theater, 1212 E. 59th St., 773-702-2771. Anthony Ingraffea, of [...]
6:00 pm Author Talk @ 57th Street Books
Author Talk @ 57th Street Books
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, free. John Litweiler, author of “Sundidos,” presents.
6:00 pm Poetry Reading @ Logan Center
Poetry Reading @ Logan Center
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Poetry Reading. 6-7 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Poet Rosanna Warren, of the U. of C., presents.
7:00 pm Lecture. “The Art and Architecture of the Historic St. Thomas the Apostle Church.” @ St. Thomas the Apostle Church
Lecture. “The Art and Architectu… @ St. Thomas the Apostle Church
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lecture. “The Art and Architecture of the Historic St. Thomas the Apostle Church.” 7-9 p.m., St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 5472 S. Kimbark Ave., 773-324-2626, [...]
8:00 pm Vespers @ Rockefeller Chapel
Vespers @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 23 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 [...]
12:15 pm Artist Salon and Brown Bag Lunch @ Hyde Park Art Center
Artist Salon and Brown Bag Lunch @ Hyde Park Art Center
Jan 24 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Artist Salon and Brown Bag Lunch. 12:15-1:15 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. A chance to meet and catch up [...]
1:00 pm Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Jan 24 @ 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.
1:00 pm Poet Talk. “Lines of Sight: The Poetry of Vision.” @ Midway Studios
Poet Talk. “Lines of Sight: The … @ Midway Studios
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Poet Talk. “Lines of Sight: The Poetry of Vision.”1 p.m., Midway Studios, 929 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524. Poet Rosanna Warren, of the U. of C., [...]
3:30 pm Lecture. “Twang and the Politics of Timbre, or What’s a Harpsichord Doing in My Country Music?” @ Fulton Hall
Lecture. “Twang and the Politics… @ Fulton Hall
Jan 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. “Twang and the Politics of Timbre, or What’s a Harpsichord Doing in My Country Music?”3:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484. Jocelyn [...]
5:00 pm Opening Reception @ Hyde Park Art Center
Opening Reception @ Hyde Park Art Center
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Opening Reception. 5-7 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. For HPAC’s exhibit on display through Jan. 31, “Just Breathe.”
7:00 pm Film Screening. “The Coca Cola Kid.” @ Logan Center, screening room 201
Film Screening. “The Coca Cola K… @ Logan Center, screening room 201
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Film Screening. “The Coca Cola Kid.”7 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596. Featuring Dusan Makavejev’s 1985 film, preceded by two [...]
3:00 am Performance. “Wordless!” @ Logan Center, performance hall
Performance. “Wordless!” @ Logan Center, performance hall
Jan 25 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Performance. “Wordless!”3-5 p.m. and 8-10 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $20 general admission, $10 students. A show combining slides, talk, [...]
7:00 pm Inside the Composer’s Studio: A Musical Installation @ Logan Center, performance penthouse 901
Inside the Composer’s Studio: A … @ Logan Center, performance penthouse 901
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Inside the Composer’s Studio: A Musical Installation. 7-9 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484. A concert featuring six U. of [...]
11:00 am Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 26 @ 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 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina’s “Surge, illuminare,” with organ music by [...]
2:00 pm Discussion. History of the Folk Festival @ The Hyde Park Historical Society
Discussion. History of the Folk … @ The Hyde Park Historical Society
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Discussion. History of the Folk Festival. 2 p.m., The Hyde Park Historical Society, 5529 S. Lake Park Ave., 773-493-1893. Bob Kass, former president of the [...]
2:00 pm Kids’ Mosaic-Making Workshop @ Oriental Institute
Kids’ Mosaic-Making Workshop @ Oriental Institute
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Kids’ Mosaic-Making Workshop. 2-5 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $67 members, $75 non-members. A mosaic-making workshop for families covering motif design, mosaic [...]
2:00 pm Sketching in the Galleries: Grouping and Composition @ Oriental Institute
Sketching in the Galleries: Grou… @ Oriental Institute
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sketching in the Galleries: Grouping and Composition. 2-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $20 members, $25 non-members. A sketching class on visual [...]
3:00 pm 37th Season Chicago Ensemble Concert Series @ International House, assembly hall
37th Season Chicago Ensemble Con… @ International House, assembly hall
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
37th Season Chicago Ensemble Concert Series. 3-5 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, $25 general admission, $10 students with ID. The [...]
3:00 pm Birthday Celebration and Talk @ Hyde Park Art Center
Birthday Celebration and Talk @ Hyde Park Art Center
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Birthday Celebration and Talk. 3-5 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Frank Piatek, of the School of thew Art Institute, [...]
3:00 pm Open Rehearsal @ Fulton Hall
Open Rehearsal @ Fulton Hall
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Open Rehearsal. 3-4:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. An open rehearsal by the Spektral Quartet string ensemble.
6:00 pm Breath, Body and Voice @ Rockefeller Chapel
Breath, Body and Voice @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 26 @ 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. The Victor Goines Quartet performs. A Hyde [...]