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9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Apr 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
Apr 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 [...]
12:00 pm Talk. “Can Social Entrepreneurship End Global Poverty?” @ Ida Noyes Hall
Talk. “Can Social Entrepreneursh… @ Ida Noyes Hall
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Talk. “Can Social Entrepreneurship End Global Poverty?” Noon-1 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St., 773-834-4671, politics.uchicago.edu, free. Premal Shah, president of Kiva.org, presents. [...]
4:30 pm @ Swift Hall, room 106
@ Swift Hall, room 106
Apr 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Religious Deliberations and Respectful Democracy: Re-Imagining Liberal Publicity in Brazil. 4:30-6 p.m., Swift Hall, room 106, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Elina Hartikainen, of [...]
6:15 pm Young Professional Leaders Meeting @ Oriental Institute
Young Professional Leaders Meeting @ Oriental Institute
Apr 21 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Young Professional Leaders Meeting. 6:15-8:15 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. A meeting on how to become involved with the Oriental Institute’s [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Apr 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
Apr 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 [...]
12:00 pm Mexican Studies Seminar @ Social Science Research Building, room 224
Mexican Studies Seminar @ Social Science Research Building, room 224
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Mexican Studies Seminar. Noon-1:30 p.m., Social Science Research Building, room 224, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-834-1987. Aurora Gomez-Galvarriato, of the Center for Research and Teaching [...]
6:00 pm Author Talk @ International House, assembly hall
Author Talk @ International House, assembly hall
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. Shadi Hamid, author of “Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in [...]
6:00 pm Story Slam. “Heart of the Beast.” @ Hyde Park Art Center
Story Slam. “Heart of the Beast.” @ Hyde Park Art Center
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Story Slam. “Heart of the Beast.” 6-7:30 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. A storytelling competition curated by local storyteller [...]
6:00 pm Talk. “Is Religion Ruining Our Politics?” @ Quadrangle Club
Talk. “Is Religion Ruining Our P… @ Quadrangle Club
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Talk. “Is Religion Ruining Our Politics?” 6-7:15 p.m., Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St., 773-834-4671, politics.uchicago.edu, free. Journalist E.J. Dionne and Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor [...]
7:00 pm Film Screening. “Food Patriots.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Film Screening. “Food Patriots.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening. “Food Patriots.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-7721. A screening of Jeff Spitz’s 2014 film, followed by a [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Apr 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
Apr 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 [...]
12:00 pm Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School @ Swift Hall, common room
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity … @ Swift Hall, common room
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 773-702-8200, $5. A vegetarian meal followed by a talks or performance. To R.S.V.P., [...]
4:00 pm Earth Day Celebration @ Blackstone Library
Earth Day Celebration @ Blackstone Library
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Earth Day Celebration. 4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Children listen to stories and complete a craft in celebration of Earth [...]
5:00 pm Lecture. “Neoliberalism as a Historical Stage.” @ Social Sciences Research Building, room 122
Lecture. “Neoliberalism as a His… @ Social Sciences Research Building, room 122
Apr 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lecture. “Neoliberalism as a Historical Stage.” 5-7 p.m., Social Sciences Research Building, room 122, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-8647, free. Theorist and philosopher Kojin Karatani [...]
6:00 pm Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Apr 23 @ 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.
6:30 pm Despres Family Memorial Lecture. “Pedal to the Metal: From Biking to Restoration.” @ Blackstone Library
Despres Family Memorial Lecture…. @ Blackstone Library
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Despres Family Memorial Lecture. “Pedal to the Metal: From Biking to Restoration.” 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Suellen Burns, a [...]
6:30 pm Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
Apr 23 @ 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 Lecture. “New Light on the Biblical Philistines: A Recent Study on the Frenemies of Ancient Israel.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Lecture. “New Light on the Bibli… @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lecture. “New Light on the Biblical Philistines: A Recent Study on the Frenemies of Ancient Israel.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th [...]
8:00 pm Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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 mics [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Apr 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
Apr 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 [...]
10:30 am Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Apr 24 @ 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.
12:00 pm Teaching Seminar @ Swift Hall, common room
Teaching Seminar @ Swift Hall, common room
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Teaching Seminar. Noon-2 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. David Carrasco, of Harvard University, presents. Complimentary lunch will be provided for [...]
12:00 pm Workshop. “The Tell es-Safi/Gath Archaeological Project: An Overview after 17 Years of Excavation.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Workshop. “The Tell es-Safi/Gath… @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop. “The Tell es-Safi/Gath Archaeological Project: An Overview after 17 Years of Excavation.” Noon-1 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9775. Aren [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. “Small Acts of Repair: The Unclaimed Legacy of Transnistria.” @ Classics Building, room 110
Lecture. “Small Acts of Repair: … @ Classics Building, room 110
Apr 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Lecture. “Small Acts of Repair: The Unclaimed Legacy of Transnistria.” 4:30-6 p.m., Classics Building, room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., 773-702-7108, free. Marianne Hirsche and [...]
5:00 pm Composers Workshop. “Elliot Carter and Poetry.” @ Logan Center, room 703
Composers Workshop. “Elliot Cart… @ Logan Center, room 703
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Composers Workshop. “Elliot Carter and Poetry.” 5-6:30 p.m., Logan Center, room 703, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. U. of C. Ph.D. candidate Joel Calahan [...]
5:00 pm Teacher Session. Arts, Agency, and Creativity in the Classroom @ Smart Museum of Art
Teacher Session. Arts, Agency, a… @ Smart Museum of Art
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teacher Session. Arts, Agency, and Creativity in the Classroom. 5-7 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. An art-making session and [...]
6:00 pm Colin Ward Memorial Potluck Conversation @ Hyde Park Art Center
Colin Ward Memorial Potluck Conv… @ Hyde Park Art Center
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Colin Ward Memorial Potluck Conversation. 6-8 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Participants will bring their own dishes and have [...]
7:00 pm Percussion Workshop @ Fulton Hall
Percussion Workshop @ Fulton Hall
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Percussion Workshop. 7-9 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Percussionist Nicholas Reed presents. Followed by a Q and A session.
7:30 pm Panel Discussion. “Youth Violence in Chicago.” @ Ida Noyes Hall
Panel Discussion. “Youth Violenc… @ Ida Noyes Hall
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Panel Discussion. “Youth Violence in Chicago.” 7:30-8:30 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St., 773-834-4671, politics.uchicago.edu, free. Leading members of the local faith community, [...]
9:00 am 2014 Urban Forum. @ Ida Noyes Hall
2014 Urban Forum. @ Ida Noyes Hall
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
2014 Urban Forum. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St., 773-702-5116. Held in conjunction with the Gray Center’s current exhibit, “Neighborhoods: The [...]
9:00 am Teaching and Urban Universities Conference @ International House, assembly hall
Teaching and Urban Universities … @ International House, assembly hall
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Teaching and Urban Universities Conference. 9 a.m.-7 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. A discussion on the requirements for getting hired [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 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 Talk. “What’s Next for Afghanistan?” @ Institute of Politics
Talk. “What’s Next for Afghanist… @ Institute of Politics
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Talk. “What’s Next for Afghanistan?” Noon, Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, politics.uchicago.edu, free. Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ronald Neumann presents. To [...]
1:00 pm Symposium. “The Boundaries of the Firm.” @ Oriental institute, Breasted Hall
Symposium. “The Boundaries of th… @ Oriental institute, Breasted Hall
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Symposium. “The Boundaries of the Firm.” 1-5 p.m., Oriental institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-8936, free. An exploration of the boundaries of the [...]
1:30 pm Fourth Friday Tour. @ Hyde Park Art Center
Fourth Friday Tour. @ Hyde Park Art Center
Apr 25 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Fourth Friday Tour. 1:30-2:15 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. A tour of the center led by HPAC Deputy Director [...]
3:30 pm Lecture. “Amidst Walls, Wired Fences and Armored Cars: A Participatory Ethnography of Soundscapes in a Post-Industrial Context.” @ Fulton Hall
Lecture. “Amidst Walls, Wired Fe… @ Fulton Hall
Apr 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. “Amidst Walls, Wired Fences and Armored Cars: A Participatory Ethnography of Soundscapes in a Post-Industrial Context.” 3:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., [...]
3:30 pm Xbox Fun Fridays @ Blackstone Library
Xbox Fun Fridays @ Blackstone Library
Apr 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Xbox Fun Fridays. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
4:30 pm Sounds for Wellness @ Smart Museum of Art
Sounds for Wellness @ Smart Museum of Art
Apr 25 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Sounds for Wellness. 4:30-4:45 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Bagpiper Zachary Cahill performs.
5:30 pm Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Apr 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Author Talk. 5:30 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Local writers Joseph G. Peterson, Bill Hillmann, Ben Tanzer and Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski present. [...]
6:00 pm Artbar @ Hyde Park Art Center
Artbar @ Hyde Park Art Center
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Artbar. 6-9 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Featuring live music, a cash bar, an open mic and art workshops. [...]
7:30 pm Concert @ Mandel Hall
Concert @ Mandel Hall
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 773-702-8068, $35 general admission, $5 students. Pianist Rafal Blechacz performs Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin. Preceded by [...]
3:00 pm Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Author Talk. 3 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Michael Smith, author of “Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA,” presents.
7:30 pm Concert @ Logan Center, performance hall
Concert @ Logan Center, performance hall
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th ST., 773-702-8068, $25 general admission, $5 students. Vocalist Patricia Barber and the Ari Hoenig trio [...]
7:30 pm Play. “Romeo and Juliet.” @ Ida Noyes Hall
Play. “Romeo and Juliet.” @ Ida Noyes Hall
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Play. “Romeo and Juliet.” 7:30 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St.,, $10 in advance, $12 at the door. The Hyde Park Community Players’ [...]
8:00 pm Concert. @ Mandel Hall
Concert. @ Mandel Hall
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. 8-9:30 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 773-702-8484, free (donations accepted at the door: $10 general, $5 students and children). Flutist Caroline Wong [...]
2:00 pm Family Program: Ancient Earth @ Oriental Institute
Family Program: Ancient Earth @ Oriental Institute
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Program: Ancient Earth. 2-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Participants learn how the ancient Egyptians cared for the Earth and [...]
3:00 pm Concert. The Five Elements Project: Water @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Concert. The Five Elements Proje… @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Concert. The Five Elements Project: Water. 3-4 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. A performance of works by Chen Yi, Lei Liang, [...]
3:00 pm Play. “Romeo and Juliet.” @ Ida Noyes Hall
Play. “Romeo and Juliet.” @ Ida Noyes Hall
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Play. “Romeo and Juliet.” 3 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St.,, $10 in advance, $12 at the door. The Hyde Park Community Players’ [...]
4:00 pm Closing Reception @ Gray Center Lab, room 112
Closing Reception @ Gray Center Lab, room 112
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Closing Reception. 4 p.m., Gray Center Lab, room 112, 929 E. 60th St., 773-702-5116. For the Gray Center’s exhibit, “Neighborhoods: The Measure and Meaning of [...]
6:30 pm 37th Season Chicago Ensemble Concert Series @ International House, Assembly Hall
37th Season Chicago Ensemble Con… @ International House, Assembly Hall
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
37th Season Chicago Ensemble Concert Series. 6:30-8:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall,
7:30 pm Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Apr 27 @ 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 [...]
8:00 pm Making A Scene Again @ Fulton Hall
Making A Scene Again @ Fulton Hall
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Making A Scene Again. 8-9:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. U. of C. students perform operatic scenes from Candide, Le nozze [...]