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Week of February 10

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9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Feb 10 @ 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 10 @ 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 Author Talk @ Institute of Politics
Author Talk @ Institute of Politics
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Author Talk. Noon, Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671. Tevi Troy, author of “What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched and Obama Tweeted,” presents. Visit [...]
5:00 pm Artist Talk @ Logan Center, performance penthouse
Artist Talk @ Logan Center, performance penthouse
Feb 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Artist Talk. 5-6:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Artist Rebecca Morris, of Pasadena City College, presents.
6:30 pm Poetry Explosion for Valentine’s Day @ Blackstone Library
Poetry Explosion for Valentine’s… @ Blackstone Library
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Poetry Explosion for Valentine’s Day. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A poetry reading event for teens and adults. Participants are [...]
7:00 pm Film Screening @ Logan Center, screening room 201
Film Screening @ Logan Center, screening room 201
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Film Screening. 7-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., free. “ A screening of three short films — “Sirius Remembered,” “The [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Feb 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
Feb 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 [...]
10:30 am Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Feb 11 @ 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 Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP) Information Session. @ Chapin Hall, Room 119
Urban Teacher Education Program … @ Chapin Hall, Room 119
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP) Information Session. Noon-1 p.m., Chapin Hall, Room 119, 1313 E. 60th St., 773-834-1416. An information session for the U. of [...]
12:30 pm Lecture @ Logan Center, seminary terrace 801
Lecture @ Logan Center, seminary terrace 801
Feb 11 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Lecture. 12:30-2 p.m., Logan Center, seminary terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Art critic Barry Schwabsky presents.
3:00 pm Moving Mindfully @ Rockefeller Chapel
Moving Mindfully @ Rockefeller Chapel
Feb 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Moving Mindfully. 3-4 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-5143, free. A weekly session focusing on awareness of body, breath, rest and pain management. [...]
4:30 pm Restorative Yoga @ Rockefeller Chapel
Restorative Yoga @ Rockefeller Chapel
Feb 11 @ 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.
6:00 pm Author Talks @ International House, assembly hall
Author Talks @ International House, assembly hall
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Author Talks. 6-7:30 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Authors Danny Postel, Bernardine Dohrn and Afra Jalabi present. Presented in [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Feb 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
Feb 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 [...]
11:30 am Wednesday Worship @ Bond Chapel
Wednesday Worship @ Bond Chapel
Feb 12 @ 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. “Turning the Page: Graphic Novels as Physical Art Objects.” @ Swift Hall, common room
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity … @ Swift Hall, common room
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. “Turning the Page: Graphic Novels as Physical Art Objects.” Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., [...]
12:30 pm Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Feb 12 @ 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 Activities Night. Epic Wednesday @ Oriental Institute Museum
Activities Night. Epic Wednesday @ Oriental Institute Museum
Feb 12 @ 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 The Iris Marion Young Distinguished Faculty Lecture. “Helplessness.” @ Social Science Research Building, room 122
The Iris Marion Young Distinguis… @ Social Science Research Building, room 122
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Iris Marion Young Distinguished Faculty Lecture. “Helplessness.” 5-7 p.m., Social Science Research Building, room 122, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-9936. Deborah Nelson, of the [...]
5:00 pm Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Feb 12 @ 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 [...]
5:30 pm Science Film Showcase @ International House, assembly hall
Science Film Showcase @ International House, assembly hall
Feb 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Science Film Showcase. 5:30-8 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. A series of films on science and technology.
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 12 @ 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.
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Feb 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
Feb 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 [...]
10:30 am Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Feb 13 @ 10:30 am
Picture books, activities and songs for children up to age 3.
12:15 pm Opening Reception and Artist Talk @ Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture
Opening Reception and Artist Talk @ Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture
Feb 13 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Artist Kim Katrin Crosby gives a talk for the opening reception of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture’s new photography exhibit, [...]
4:00 pm Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Feb 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Time for quiet reflection, meditation and yoga instruction.
4:00 pm Interfaith Community Service @ Reynolds Club, marketplace
Interfaith Community Service @ Reynolds Club, marketplace
Feb 13 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Participants join a group of U. of C. students in walking to the Ronald McDonald House and serving a meal for families with hospitalized children. [...]
5:00 pm At the Threshold @ Smart Museum of Art
At the Threshold @ Smart Museum of Art
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A chance to socialize over drinks and music and celebrate the launch of the U. of C.’s 5 month cultural festival, “Envisioning China: A Festival [...]
6:00 pm @ Midway Studios
@ Midway Studios
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm
Poet William Fuller presents.
8:00 pm Vespers @ Bond Chapel
Vespers @ Bond Chapel
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Feb 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
Feb 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 [...]
12:15 pm Artist Salon and Brown Bag Lunch @ Hyde Park Art Center
Artist Salon and Brown Bag Lunch @ Hyde Park Art Center
Feb 14 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
A chance to meet and catch up with HPAC students and community members over food and art.
3:30 pm Lecture. “Resurrection Symphony: Venezuela’s ‘El Sistema’ and the Social Future of Classical Music.” @ Fulton Hall
Lecture. “Resurrection Symphony:… @ Fulton Hall
Feb 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Robert Fink, of the University of California Los Angeles, presents as part of The Department of Music Colloquium Series.
3:30 pm Performance @ Logan Center, performance penthouse 901
Performance @ Logan Center, performance penthouse 901
Feb 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
KT Sullivan performs cabaret, preceded by a reception at 3:15 p.m.
3:30 pm Valentine’s Day Story Crafts @ Blackstone Library
Valentine’s Day Story Crafts @ Blackstone Library
Feb 14 @ 3:30 pm
Stories and a craft to celebrate Valentine’s Day. For Children 5 and up.
4:00 pm Lecture. “Flexible Exmplars: The New Mystics and their Hagiographies in Iran.” @ Pick Hall
Lecture. “Flexible Exmplars: The… @ Pick Hall
Feb 14 @ 4:00 pm
Alireza Doostar, of the U. of C., presents as part of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies’ Friday Lecture Series.
7:00 pm A.W.E. African Art and Cuisine @ DuSable Museum of African American History
A.W.E. African Art and Cuisine @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Featuring Valent’s Day performances, visual arts demonstrations and wine. For more information, call 773-947-0600, ext 254.
7:00 pm Dinner Concert @ International House, home room
Dinner Concert @ International House, home room
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Brazilian vocalist and guitarist Paulinho Garcia performs. To buy tickets, visit paulinhogarcia.com.
8:00 pm Concert. Pictures and Sounds. @ Cobb lecture Hall, room 307
Concert. Pictures and Sounds. @ Cobb lecture Hall, room 307
Feb 15 @ 8:00 pm
WHPK’s annual multimedia concert matching experimental performers, composers and improvisers to film work of their choosing.
10:00 pm Workshop. Lego Architects @ Robie House
Workshop. Lego Architects @ Robie House
Feb 15 @ 10:00 pm – 10:15 pm
Participants use Legos to create a 3D model of a floor plan design. Visit gowright.org to buy the required advance tickets. Appropriate for children ages [...]
11:00 am Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Featuring music by Third Coast Percussion and a communion table open to all.
12:30 pm Balkan Dance and Music Workshop @ International House, assembly hall
Balkan Dance and Music Workshop @ International House, assembly hall
Feb 16 @ 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Featuring a lecture, workshop and performance with John Kuo, leader of the Chicago-based ensemble Balkan Dances, and his wife Galia Kuo, a professionally-trained folk dancer [...]
3:00 pm @ Fulton Hall
@ Fulton Hall
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Handel, Schubert and more, presented by U. of C. Vocal Studies.
3:00 pm Gallery Talk @ Renaissance Society, Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418
Gallery Talk @ Renaissance Society, Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm
Lisa Lee, of the U. of C., presents.
6:00 pm Breath, Body and Voice @ Rockefeller Chapel
Breath, Body and Voice @ Rockefeller Chapel
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm
A voice class exploring breath and body awareness. No experience necessary.
6:00 pm Holy Communion Service @ Bond Chapel
Holy Communion Service @ Bond Chapel
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
For more information, contact Robert Kinney by calling 773-771-0771 or sending an e-mail to rkinney@htcchicago.org.