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Week of February 3

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9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Feb 3 @ 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
Feb 3 @ 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 [...]
7:00 pm Film Screening. “Death by Hanging.” @ Logan Center, screening room 201
Film Screening. “Death by Hangin… @ Logan Center, screening room 201
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Film Screening. “Death by Hanging.” 7-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St. A screening of Nagisa Oshima’s 1968 film, followed by [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Feb 4 @ 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
Feb 4 @ 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
Feb 4 @ 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
Feb 4 @ 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.
6:00 pm Literary Reading @ 57th Street Books
Literary Reading @ 57th Street Books
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Literary Reading. 6 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, free. A reading of the Oyez Review, the annual publication of Roosevelt University’s [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 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 [...]
11:30 am Wednesday Worship @ Bond Chapel
Wednesday Worship @ Bond Chapel
Feb 5 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesday Worship. 11:30 a.m.-noon, Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8200. A brief worship service co-sponsored by the U. of C. Divinity School and Rockefeller [...]
12:00 pm Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. “Restoring Touch with a Prosthetic Hand through a Brain Interface.” @ Swift Hall, common room
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity … @ Swift Hall, common room
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. “Restoring Touch with a Prosthetic Hand through a Brain Interface.” Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th [...]
12:30 pm Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Feb 5 @ 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 [...]
4:00 pm President’s Day Q and A @ Blackstone Library
President’s Day Q and A @ Blackstone Library
Feb 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
President’s Day Q and A. 4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for children ages 9 and up to test [...]
5:00 pm Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Feb 5 @ 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
Author Talk @ International House
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Author Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. Allan Friedman and Peter W. Singer, authors of “Cybersecurity and Cyberwar,” present.
6:00 pm Lecture. “World Beyond the Headlines: U.S. and Russia Relations.” @ Classics Building
Lecture. “World Beyond the Headl… @ Classics Building
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lecture. “World Beyond the Headlines: U.S. and Russia Relations.” 6 p.m., Classics Building, 1010 E. 59th St., 773-702-7721. Ambassador Ian Kelly presents. Visit cis.uchicago.edu to [...]
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
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 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.
6:30 pm Gallery Tour @ Oriental Institute
Gallery Tour @ Oriental Institute
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Gallery Tour. 6:30-7 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. A tour focusing on highlights of the museum’s collection. Participants meet in the [...]
7:00 pm Lecture. “Media Aesthetics, Media Meteorology: Balázs’ Atmospheres, Benjamin’s Clouds, McLuhan’s Temperatures.” @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 307
Lecture. “Media Aesthetics, Medi… @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 307
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lecture. “Media Aesthetics, Media Meteorology: Balázs’ Atmospheres, Benjamin’s Clouds, McLuhan’s Temperatures.” 7 p.m., Cobb Lecture Hall, room 307, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8596. Antonio Somaini, [...]
7:00 pm Lecture. “The Rise of Christianity in Iran.” @ Oriental Institute
Lecture. “The Rise of Christiani… @ Oriental Institute
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lecture. “The Rise of Christianity in Iran.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, 773-834-9777, free. Richard Payne, of the U. of C., presents.
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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.
12:15 pm Gallery Talk @ Oriental Institute Museum
Gallery Talk @ Oriental Institute Museum
Feb 6 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk. 12:15-1 p.m., Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Jack Green, chief curator at the Oriental Institute, discusses objects in the [...]
4:00 pm Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Feb 6 @ 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 Lecture. “Secrets of the H.M.S. Pinafore.” @ Classics Building
Lecture. “Secrets of the H.M.S. … @ Classics Building
Feb 6 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Lecture. “Secrets of the H.M.S. Pinafore.” 4:30-6:30 p.m., Classics Building, 1010 E. 59th St., free. Ralph MacPhail Jr., of the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. “Literary Declamation around 1800: Theory, Practice, Representation.” @ Wieboldt Hall, room 206
Lecture. “Literary Declamation a… @ Wieboldt Hall, room 206
Feb 6 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Literary Declamation around 1800: Theory, Practice, Representation.” 4:30-6 p.m., Wieboldt Hall, room 206, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8494. Mary Helen Dupree, of Georgetown University, [...]
4:30 pm Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Feb 6 @ 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 [...]
4:30 pm Workshop. Ethnoise! @ Goodspeed Hall, room 205
Workshop. Ethnoise! @ Goodspeed Hall, room 205
Feb 6 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Workshop. Ethnoise! 4:30-6 p.m., Goodspeed Hall, room 205, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. An ethnomusicology workshop with Elizabeth Branch Dyson, associate editor at the [...]
6:00 pm Lecture @ Mandel Hall
Lecture @ Mandel Hall
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lecture. 6 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., obsuchicago.com, free. Democratic strategist and syndicated columnist Donna Brazile presents the 2014 George E. Kent Lecture, [...]
6:30 pm Lecture. “When Freedom Replaced Fear: Illinois and the Underground Railroad.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Lecture. “When Freedom Replaced … @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Lecture. “When Freedom Replaced Fear: Illinois and the Underground Railroad.” 6:30-9 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, free. [...]
7:30 pm Lecture. “Sex and the Soul: Putting the Meaning Back Into Intimacy.” @ Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge
Lecture. “Sex and the Soul: Putt… @ Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge
Feb 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Lecture. “Sex and the Soul: Putting the Meaning Back Into Intimacy.” 7:30-9 p.m., Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge, 5706 S. University Ave. Donna Freitas, of [...]
8:00 pm Vespers @ Bond Chapel
Vespers @ Bond Chapel
Feb 6 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Vespers. 8-9 p.m. Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. 
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Feb 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
Feb 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 [...]
12:00 pm Lecture. “The Republican Party in 2014.” @ Institute of Politics
Lecture. “The Republican Party i… @ Institute of Politics
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lecture. “The Republican Party in 2014.” Noon, Institute of Politics, 773-834-4671. Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, presents. Visit bit.ly/1fiV9zV to register.
1:00 pm Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Feb 7 @ 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 DeMystyifying The Voice @ Logan Center, performance penthouse
DeMystyifying The Voice @ Logan Center, performance penthouse
Feb 7 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
DeMystyifying The Voice. 4:30-6:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. Vocal health specialist Dr. Rachael Gates presents, preceded by [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. The Qur’an’s ‘Nazarenes’ and Other Late Antique Christians: Arabic-Speaking ‘Gospel People’ in 7th Century Arabia.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Lecture. The Qur’an’s ‘Nazarenes… @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Feb 7 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Lecture. The Qur’an’s ‘Nazarenes’ and Other Late Antique Christians: Arabic-Speaking ‘Gospel People’ in 7th Century Arabia.” 4:30-6:30 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. “The Western Mediterranean and the World: From the Western Mediterranean to the Atlantic, Ca. 1300-1650.” @ Classics Building, room 110
Lecture. “The Western Mediterran… @ Classics Building, room 110
Feb 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. “The Western Mediterranean and the World: From the Western Mediterranean to the Atlantic, Ca. 1300-1650.” 4:30 p.m., Classics Building, room 110, 1010 E. 59th [...]
7:00 pm lm Screening. “The Trials of Muhammad Ali.” @ Logan Center, performance hall
lm Screening. “The Trials of Muh… @ Logan Center, performance hall
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Film Screening. “The Trials of Muhammad Ali.” 7 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596, free. A screening of the 2013 film, [...]
8:00 pm Staged Reading. “Pygmalion.” @ Augustana Lutheran Church
Staged Reading. “Pygmalion.” @ Augustana Lutheran Church
Feb 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Staged Reading. “Pygmalion.” 8 p.m., Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-493-6451. A reading of George Bernard Shaw’s play, presented by the Hyde Park [...]
3:00 pm Author Talk @ 57th Street Books
Author Talk @ 57th Street Books
Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Author Talk. 3 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, free. Carolyn Wilkins, author of “They Raised Me Up,” presents.
7:00 pm Concert. South Asian Sound Interventions: An Evening of Karnatak Music @ Logan Center, performance penthouse 901
Concert. South Asian Sound Inter… @ Logan Center, performance penthouse 901
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Concert. South Asian Sound Interventions: An Evening of Karnatak Music. 7-8:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse 901, 773-702-8484, free. Vocalist Minu Pasupathi performs, accompanied by [...]
8:00 pm Concert. Water Music @ Logan Center, performance hall
Concert. Water Music @ Logan Center, performance hall
Feb 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. Water Music. 8-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. The University Chamber Orchestra performs Haydn and more.
11:00 am Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Feb 9 @ 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 music and a communion table open to all.
1:00 pm Second Sunday @ Hyde Park Art Center
Second Sunday @ Hyde Park Art Center
Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Second Sunday. 1-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Participants will create their own illustrated, hand-bound books and make paper [...]
2:00 pm Family Program: Junior Archaeologists @ Oriental Institute
Family Program: Junior Archaeolo… @ Oriental Institute
Feb 9 @ 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. Children and parents experience a simulated archaeology dig [...]
3:00 pm Concert. Feast of the Pheasant @ Rockefeller Chapel
Concert. Feast of the Pheasant @ Rockefeller Chapel
Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Concert. Feast of the Pheasant. 3-5 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $45 preferred seating (in advance), $35 general admission (in advance), $38 [...]
6:00 pm Breath, Body and Voice @ Rockefeller Chapel
Breath, Body and Voice @ Rockefeller Chapel
Feb 9 @ 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. [...]
7:30 pm Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Feb 9 @ 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 with ID or children with adults. The [...]