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Week of April 14

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9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Apr 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
Apr 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 [...]
5:30 pm Book Launch @ Ida Noyes Hall, first floor lounge
Book Launch @ Ida Noyes Hall, first floor lounge
Apr 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Book Launch. 5:30-8:30 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, first floor lounge, 1212 E. 59th St., 773-702-1673, free. A discussion of the U. of C. Press book, [...]
6:00 pm Emerging Minds Project Community Conversation @ Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, room 107
Emerging Minds Project Community… @ Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, room 107
Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Emerging Minds Project Community Conversation. 6-8 p.m., Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, room 107, 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4672. A campus community discussion drawing upon [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Apr 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
Apr 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 [...]
10:30 am Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Apr 15 @ 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 Lecture @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies
Lecture @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies
Apr 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Lecture. Noon-1:20 p.m. Harris School of Public Policy Studies, 773-834-2196. Andy Shaw, executive director of the Better Government Association, discusses ethics in policy.
7:30 pm Chicago Storytelling Guild meeting @ Regents Park
Chicago Storytelling Guild meeting @ Regents Park
Apr 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Chicago Storytelling Guild meeting. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Regents Park, 5050 S. Lake Shore Dr. For more information, call Judith Heineman at 312-925-0439.
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Apr 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
Apr 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 [...]
12:00 pm Seminar. “The Affordable Care Act and the Expansion of Illinois Medicaid.” @ Billings Hospital, room P-117
Seminar. “The Affordable Care Ac… @ Billings Hospital, room P-117
Apr 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Seminar. “The Affordable Care Act and the Expansion of Illinois Medicaid.” Noon-1:30 p.m., Billings Hospital, room P-117, 950 E. 59th St. Julie Hamos, director of [...]
12:00 pm Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School @ Swift Hall, common room
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity … @ Swift Hall, common room
Apr 16 @ 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., 773-702-8200, $5. Andrea Matteson, of the Edible Alchemy food [...]
12:15 pm Gallery Talk @ Oriental Institute
Gallery Talk @ Oriental Institute
Apr 16 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk. “Death and Taxes in Ancient Egypt.” 12:15-1 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Brian Muhs, of the Oriental Institute, presents. [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. “Religious Institutions and the Post-Mao State: The Rise of Protestant Christianity in a Chinese County.” @ Swift Hall, third floor lecture room
Lecture. “Religious Institutions… @ Swift Hall, third floor lecture room
Apr 16 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Religious Institutions and the Post-Mao State: The Rise of Protestant Christianity in a Chinese County.” 4:30-6 p.m., Swift Hall, third floor lecture room, 1025 [...]
5:00 pm Lecture @ Gray Center Lab, room 112
Lecture @ Gray Center Lab, room 112
Apr 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. 5 p.m., Gray Center Lab, room 112, 929 E. 60th St., 773-702-5116. Adrienne Brown, of the U. of C., presents.
6:00 pm Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Apr 16 @ 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 Poetry Reading. @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Poetry Reading. @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Poetry Reading. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Poets Peter O’Leary and Devin Johnson, present.
6:30 pm Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
Apr 16 @ 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.
8:00 pm Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Apr 16 @ 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 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
Apr 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 [...]
3:00 pm Video Screening. “The Body in 3D.” @ Crerar Library
Video Screening. “The Body in 3D.” @ Crerar Library
Apr 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Video Screening. “The Body in 3D.” 3-5 p.m., Crerar Library, 5730 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-7715. A looping presentation of a short 3D video tour of [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. “The Life of Mexico City: Indigenous Presence in the Sixteenth Century Capital.” @ Cochrane-Woods Art Center
Lecture. “The Life of Mexico Cit… @ Cochrane-Woods Art Center
Apr 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. “The Life of Mexico City: Indigenous Presence in the Sixteenth Century Capital.” 4:30-5:30 p.m., Cochrane-Woods Art Center, 5540 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0278. Barbara Mundy, [...]
4:30 pm Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Apr 17 @ 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 Lecture. “Seeing Into and Seeing Through: The Promise and Peril of Imaging.” @ Regenstein Library, room 122A-B
Lecture. “Seeing Into and Seeing… @ Regenstein Library, room 122A-B
Apr 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Seeing Into and Seeing Through: The Promise and Peril of Imaging.” 5 p.m., Regenstein Library, room 122A-B, 1100 E. 57th St. Dr. Richard B. [...]
5:30 pm Third Thursday: How to Draw Hands @ Smart Museum of Art
Third Thursday: How to Draw Hands @ Smart Museum of Art
Apr 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Third Thursday: How to Draw Hands. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Participants use as inspiration drawings in the [...]
6:00 pm Freedom for All the Earth: An Interfaith Passover Seder. 6 p.m., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th ST., 773-896-2400. Co-sponsored wtih the Hyde Park Muslim Family Circle and Mishkan Chicago. To R.S.V.P., send an e-mail to jcis@ctschicago.edu. @ Chicago Theological Seminary
Freedom for All the Earth: An In… @ Chicago Theological Seminary
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Freedom for All the Earth: An Interfaith Passover Seder. 6 p.m., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th ST., 773-896-2400. Co-sponsored wtih the Hyde Park Muslim [...]
6:30 pm Author Talk. “U.S. Policy and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict.” @ International House, assembly hall
Author Talk. “U.S. Policy and th… @ International House, assembly hall
Apr 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Author Talk. “U.S. Policy and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict.” 6:30-8 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Josh Ruebner, national advocacy director [...]
7:00 pm Film Screening. “The Abominable Crime.” @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 307
Film Screening. “The Abominable … @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 307
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening. “The Abominable Crime.” 7-9 p.m., Cobb Lecture Hall, room 307, 773-702-7721. Micah Fink’s 2013 film, followed by a Q and A with him. [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Apr 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 Symposium. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” @ Fulton Hall
Symposium. “Affective Labor in D… @ Fulton Hall
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Symposium. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” Noon-2 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Focusing on dance as work and [...]
1:00 pm Workshop @ Fulton Hall
Workshop @ Fulton Hall
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop. 1-4 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Pianists Svetlana Belsky and Elena Doubovitskaya, dancer Wendy Clinard and painter Dmitry Samarov host [...]
4:30 pm Lecture @ Swift Hall, common room
Lecture @ Swift Hall, common room
Apr 18 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. 4:30 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-9565. Sahar Khamis, of the University of Maryland, College Park, presents a U. of [...]
6:00 pm Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Virginia Zaharieva, co-author of “Nine Rabbits,” and Albena Stambolova, co-author of “Everything Happens [...]
6:00 pm Conversation. “On Disappointment.” @ Hyde Park Art Center
Conversation. “On Disappointment.” @ Hyde Park Art Center
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Conversation. “On Disappointment.” 6-8 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Philosopher Simon Critchley, of the New School for Social Research [...]
9:00 am 2014 TEDxUChicago Conference @ Mandel Hall
2014 TEDxUChicago Conference @ Mandel Hall
Apr 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
2014 TEDxUChicago Conference. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., tedxuchicago.com. A local, independently organized TED conference.
10:00 am Easter Eggstravaganza @ Lutheran School of Theology
Easter Eggstravaganza @ Lutheran School of Theology
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Easter Eggstravaganza. 10 a.m.-noon, Lutheran School of Theology, 1100 E. 55th St. Featuring two Easter egg hunts, food, games, crafts and a raffle. Organized by [...]
10:00 am Workshop. Lego Architects @ Robie House
Workshop. Lego Architects @ Robie House
Apr 19 @ 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 [...]
11:00 am Dance Workshop. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” @ Logan Center, performance penthouse
Dance Workshop. “Affective Labor… @ Logan Center, performance penthouse
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Dance Workshop. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. Led by [...]
1:00 pm Book Discussion @ Blackstone Library
Book Discussion @ Blackstone Library
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Book Discussion. 1-2 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants discussion Adam Johnson’s “The Orphan Master’s Son.”
7:00 pm Dance Performance. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” @ Logan Center, performance penthouse
Dance Performance. “Affective La… @ Logan Center, performance penthouse
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dance Performance. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” 7-8 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. Dancer Joanna de [...]
7:30 pm Play. “Romeo and Juliet.” @ Ida Noyes Hall
Play. “Romeo and Juliet.” @ Ida Noyes Hall
Apr 19 @ 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’ [...]
3:00 pm Play. “Romeo and Juliet.” @ Ida Noyes Hall
Play. “Romeo and Juliet.” @ Ida Noyes Hall
Apr 20 @ 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’ [...]
7:30 pm @ Room 43
@ Room 43
Apr 20 @ 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 [...]