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January, 2018

Tuesday
23
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Kids are partnered with teen volunteers for reading time, followed by a healthy snack and board games
Tuesday
23
DORCHESTER ART + HOUSING COLLABORATIVE -- 1456 E 70th St
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Join the Rebuild Knights, our new chess club every Tuesday until March 20th. Learn basic chess rules and strategies, and have fun with neighbors and friends. Free and open to both youth and adults.
Tuesday
23
Augustana Lutheran Church -- 5500 S. Woodlawn
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A free event for housing providers, community members, and service providers. Housing Opportunity Project staff will provide instruction on the federal, state, county, and city fair housing laws that impact tenants, landlords, realtors, etc.
Tuesday
23
Hyde Park Career Academy -- 6220 S. Stony Island
Tuesday
23
DORCHESTER ART + HOUSING COLLABORATIVE -- 1456 E 70th St
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Join us Tuesday evenings for ballet at the Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative! All skill levels welcome. Wear your own ballet or jazz shoes; or borrow a pair of ours if you don’t have your own.
Tuesday
23
The Silver Room -- 1506 E 53rd St, Chicago
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$10 Cash Donation. On Tuesday‘s from 7 to 8 pm is the Kizomba lesson with Shafeeha Monae. Also, every 1st Saturday of each month, Afro-Caribbean Connections, Kizomba LifeStyle Dance Party! Come join the fun!
Wednesday
24
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Families will have an opportunity to listen to stories and complete crafts to share with others. This program will include weekly activities designed for family fun of all ages
Wednesday
24
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At noon on Wednesdays when the quarter is in session a delicious vegetarian meal is made in the Swift Hall kitchen by our student chefs and lunch crew. Once the three-course meal has reached dessert there is a talk.
Just $5. You‘ll fit right in!
Wednesday
24
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Activate your dreams for the coming year with a guided meditation of elemental renewal, set to the powerfully resonating sounds of gongs, otherworldly vocals and orchestral instruments.
Wednesday
24
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Saieh Hall, Room 146

5757 S University Avenue
Wednesday
24
Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative | 1456 E. 70th St.
Wednesday
24
Wednesday
24
DORCHESTER ART + HOUSING COLLABORATIVE -- 1456 E 70th St
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Bring your little ones by for a FREE after-school arts workshop led by a SkyART instructor. Registration forms will be provided in the space. All elementary-age and middle schoolers welcome.
Wednesday
24
Bessie Coleman Library -- 731 E. 63rd Street
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Drop into the Teen Space to let loose and shake off your school day stress!

We have plenty of games to choose from for our PlayStation 3 system, on which you can play with your friends or fly solo. Come out, meet new people, discuss new things.
Wednesday
24
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Join the IOP for a conversation with Lawrence O’Donnell, host of The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell on MSNBC. His new book Playing With Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics.
Wednesday
24
Wednesday
24
Blackstone Library -- 4904 S. Lake Park Avenue
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Wayne DeMarta talk about his new book "Simple Money and Credit Management Tips". Mr. DeMartra is a respected network marketer with experience of helping entrepreneurs with financial issues and conducting small business seminars.
Thursday
25
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Matthew Epperson, the editor of "Smart Decarceration: Achieving Criminal Justice Transformation in the 21st Century," discusses this work with one of its contributors, Ronald Simpson-Bey. Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S Woodlawn
Thursday
25
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM -- South Shore Library: Family Steam Night
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Create a project, play a game or build something new. Recommended for ages 7 and older. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.
2505 E. 73rd Street
Chicago IL 60649
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Phone: (312) 747-5281
Thursday
25
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Held at the Center for Identity and Inclusion Community Lounge at 5710 S. Woodlawn
Thursday
25
Museum of Science and Industry -- 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr.
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The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., is offering free days for Illinois residents on select days in January and February.

Illinois residents receive free museum entry Jan. 8-11, 15-18-22-25, and 29-31. In February free
Thursday
25
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The weekly Tea Time Concert Series includes a wide variety of musical genres, instruments and repertoire selections featuring both student and faculty performers from the University of Chicago as well as professional musicians from around Chicago.
Thursday
25
Treasure Island Community Room -- 55th at Lake Park
Friday
26
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Russian poet Kirill Medvedev performs selections of his work. Following the reading, Medvedev will join others for a conversation that reflects on the relationship between art and revolutionary ideals and practices.
Friday
26
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Program Three: DECODINGS is named after Michael Wallin’s found-footage masterpiece, “a profoundly moving, allegorical search for identity from the documents of collective memory” (Manohla Dargis).
Friday
26
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The Arts Incubator offers community yoga classes throughout the year. Beginner Yoga is designed with the absolute yoga beginner in mind. The focus is an introduction to basic yoga poses and healthy alignment.
Friday
26
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Join us in celebrating the new 9-volume Loeb edition on Early Greek Philosophy with editors Andre Laks and Chicago‘s own Glenn Most. Stay tuned for other ce-Loeb-rations at the Co-op this January! Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S Woodlawn
Friday
26
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Hyde Park area neighbors are invited for an evening of art making activities, music, films and refreshments.
Friday
26
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Uchi-con is the free, student-run anime convention held yearly at the University of Chicago‘s Ida Noyes Hall. UCJAS, the Uchicago Japanese Animation Society, is responsible for planning the event and holding it. It‘s Free!
Friday
26
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Lapsit story time is an interactive program with simple picture books, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments and movements recommended for children ages 0-18 months. This fun, baby program is typically 25 to 30 minutes.
Friday
26
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at the Currency Exchange, 305 E. Garfield Blvd
Sound Currency is a platform for makers and community organizations to connect with new audiences while selling or promoting their goods and ideas. Every Friday.
Friday
26
Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative | 1456 E. 70th St.
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n 2018, the workshop will focus on turning writers into published authors. To accomplish that goal, the workshop format now includes topics in the writing/publishing process.
Friday
26
Cochrane-Woods Art Center 5540 S Greenwood Ave
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This presentation of striking photographs alongside time-series analysis will show the findings from their investigation of bird specimen collections that span 130 years and which revealed extraordinary information about air pollution in major cities
Saturday
27
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Toussaint Losier discusses his book, "Rethinking the American Prison Movement." He will be joined in conversation by Michael Dawson. Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S Woodlawn
Saturday
27
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Jennifer Stoever discusses her new novel "The Sonic Color Line: Race and the Cultural Politics of Listening." She will be joined in conversation by Tara Betts. 57th Street Books, 1301 E 57th St
Saturday
27
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As part of an annual performance pop-up series, this professionally directed TAPS production from directed by Heidi Coleman and Shade Murray, immerses actors and audience in the candlelit moments of facade.
Saturday
27
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Operation PUSH -- 930 E 50th St
(773) 373-3366
Discussions will feature The Prison & Neighborhood Arts Project, the South Side Home Movie Project, the CKP‘s Winning Words program, and other great programs and persons carrying on the legacy of Dr. K
Saturday
27
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The Arts Incubator offers community yoga classes throughout the year. Beginner Yoga is designed with the absolute yoga beginner in mind. The focus is an introduction to basic yoga poses and healthy alignment.
Saturday
27
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The Chicago Blackhawks are holding 2 FREE learn-to-play ice hockey clinics, coached by the Fan Development staff. Ages 5-8 & 9-12. Skates and equipment provided at no cost. Prior ice skating experience is required. Must register in advance.
Saturday
27
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Calling all crafters, knitters, crocheters, sewists and alike! Let‘s spend the morning together with our needles. All levels, ages and crafts are welcome.
Saturday
27
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Private Spaces Tour Of The Robie House. 9 a.m., Every Saturday and Sunday, $55 Non-members, $45 Members. Tour includes spaces not normally open to the public, including the servant’s wing, billiards room and the entire third floor.
Saturday
27
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tephen J. Albert, the executive director of Court Theatre in Hyde Park, a nationally respected nonprofit theater executive and a man of creative passion and evangelical energy, died December 29 at age 66.
Saturday
27
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Prepare to be swept away by the beauty of dance, grand costumes and music by Prokofiev in this timeless fairy tale.
Sunday
28
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Private Spaces Tour Of The Robie House. 9 a.m., Every Saturday and Sunday, $55 Non-members, $45 Members. Tour includes spaces not normally open to the public, including the servant’s wing, billiards room and the entire third floor.
Sunday
28
Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative | 1456 E. 70th St.
Sunday
28
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Prepare to be swept away by the beauty of dance, grand costumes and music by Prokofiev in this timeless fairy tale.
Sunday
28
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At the Hyde Park Union Church
5600 S. Woodlawn
Sunday
28
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Monday
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Monday
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM South Shore Library: Brainy Preschool Story Time -- Weekly
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2505 E. 73rd Street
(312) 747-5281
Join us for a morning of picture books, finger plays, songs, activities and fun for children ages 0 to 5 years old. Daycare groups and families welcome!
Monday
29
Museum of Science and Industry -- 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr.
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The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., is offering free days for Illinois residents on select days in January and February.

Illinois residents receive free museum entry Jan. 8-11, 15-18-22-25, and 29-31. In February free
Monday
29
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MODERATOR:
Steve Edwards, Chief Content Officer, WBEZ, and former executive director, UChicago Institute of Politics (IOP)
Monday
29
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Bring your current project and get inspiration to finish it. Meet other knitters and needle crafters in the community. Enjoy great conversations and share tips and resources
Monday
29
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Dr. Hemlata Pokharna and Dr. Mandakini Pokharna lead the program that trains participant to develop skills to connect with the self through meditation and focus, and connect with others through nonviolent communication. FREE
Tuesday
30
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Kids are partnered with teen volunteers for reading time, followed by a healthy snack and board games
Tuesday
30
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Chris Glomski and Patrick Morrissey read from their latest collections, "Lit Up" and "World Music." Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S Woodlawn
Tuesday
30
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Join the IOP as we welcome renowned filmmaker Jay Roach for a screening and discussion of his film All the Way, which tells the story of President Lyndon Johnson’s first year in office.
Tuesday
30
Museum of Science and Industry -- 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr.
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The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., is offering free days for Illinois residents on select days in January and February.

Illinois residents receive free museum entry Jan. 8-11, 15-18-22-25, and 29-31. In February free
Tuesday
30
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Join the Rebuild Knights, our new chess club every Tuesday until March 20th. Learn basic chess rules and strategies, and have fun with neighbors and friends. Free and open to both youth and adults.
Tuesday
30
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Jack Schneider, a professor at College of the Holy Cross and author of Beyond Test Scores, will host this forum on the impact of school ratings and the alternatives available.
Tuesday
30
DORCHESTER ART + HOUSING COLLABORATIVE -- 1456 E 70th St
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Join us Tuesday evenings for ballet at the Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative! All skill levels welcome. Wear your own ballet or jazz shoes; or borrow a pair of ours if you don’t have your own.
Tuesday
30
The Silver Room -- 1506 E 53rd St, Chicago
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$10 Cash Donation. On Tuesday‘s from 7 to 8 pm is the Kizomba lesson with Shafeeha Monae. Also, every 1st Saturday of each month, Afro-Caribbean Connections, Kizomba LifeStyle Dance Party! Come join the fun!
Wednesday
31
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On a walking tour of completed and activated spaces, APL staff will discuss history and current context of the Washington Park neighborhood while offering details about the purpose and function of the properties along the 300 block of East Garfield.
Wednesday
31
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At noon on Wednesdays when the quarter is in session a delicious vegetarian meal is made in the Swift Hall kitchen by our student chefs and lunch crew. Once the three-course meal has reached dessert there is a talk.
Just $5. You‘ll fit right in!
Wednesday
31
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Friends of Walker discuss his impact and influence on a new generation of socially-conscious artists. With Turtel Onli, John Pitman Weber, and exhibiting artist Dorian Sylvain join artist and activist Arlene Turner-Crawford.
Wednesday
31
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Families will have an opportunity to listen to stories and complete crafts to share with others. This program will include weekly activities designed for family fun of all ages
Wednesday
31
Museum of Science and Industry -- 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr.
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The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., is offering free days for Illinois residents on select days in January and February.

Illinois residents receive free museum entry Jan. 8-11, 15-18-22-25, and 29-31. In February free
Wednesday
31
Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative | 1456 E. 70th St.
Wednesday
31
DORCHESTER ART + HOUSING COLLABORATIVE -- 1456 E 70th St
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Bring your little ones by for a FREE after-school arts workshop led by a SkyART instructor. Registration forms will be provided in the space. All elementary-age and middle schoolers welcome.
Wednesday
31
Wednesday
31
Bessie Coleman Library -- 731 E. 63rd Street
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Drop into the Teen Space to let loose and shake off your school day stress!

We have plenty of games to choose from for our PlayStation 3 system, on which you can play with your friends or fly solo. Come out, meet new people, discuss new things.
Wednesday
31

February, 2018

Thursday
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Conover’s books includej Newjack, Rolling Nowhere: Riding the Rails With America’s Hoboes, Coyotes: A Journey Across Borders With America’s Mexican Migrants, Whiteout: Lost in Aspen, and The Routes of Man: Travels in the Paved World.
Thursday
1
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Reflecting on the phenomenon of the "art star" versus the "art hero", artists Mike Cloud and Oscar Murillo consider the artist‘s role within contemporary society, and the conditions for success and survival in their individual practices.
Thursday
1
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Join multimedia artist Chase Joynt in conversation about the current state of trans representation in media, alongside a screening of his latest work.
Thursday
1
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Join multimedia artist Chase Joynt in conversation about the current state of trans representation in media, alongside a screening of his latest work.
Thursday
1
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM -- South Shore Library: Family Steam Night
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Create a project, play a game or build something new. Recommended for ages 7 and older. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.
2505 E. 73rd Street
Chicago IL 60649
Get Directions

Phone: (312) 747-5281
Thursday
1
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Get the health care you need with the Affordable Care Act. A health insurance counselor is available to guide you through the process of getting signed up.
Thursday
1
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The first Thursday of every month.
Thursday
1
Museum of Science and Industry -- 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr.
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The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., is offering free days for Illinois residents on select days in January and February.

Illinois residents receive free museum entry Jan. 8-11, 15-18-22-25, and 29-31. In February free
Thursday
1
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The weekly Tea Time Concert Series includes a wide variety of musical genres, instruments and repertoire selections featuring both student and faculty performers from the University of Chicago as well as professional musicians from around Chicago.
Friday
2
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Legendary experimental film distributor Canyon Cinema celebrates its fiftieth anniversary with a national tour of four programs that represent a rich panoply of independent artist-made films.
Friday
2
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Lapsit story time is an interactive program with simple picture books, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments and movements recommended for children ages 0-18 months. This fun, baby program is typically 25 to 30 minutes.
Friday
2
Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative | 1456 E. 70th St.
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n 2018, the workshop will focus on turning writers into published authors. To accomplish that goal, the workshop format now includes topics in the writing/publishing process.
Friday
2
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Featuring Bethany Pickens Trio at the Promontory !
Purchase tickets online at: http://rayschool.weebly.com/raise-a-glass-for-ray.html

Saturday
3
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The University Chamber Orchestra presents their annual Winter Quarter concert
Saturday
3
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This Saturday, celebrate everything blue with activities inspired by the master of the color blue, Yves Klein! Draw on blue paper with blue pens, pencils, paints, and inks. Plus, enjoy live bluegrass music and play in a blue sandbox.
Saturday
3
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Operation PUSH -- 930 E 50th St
(773) 373-3366
Discussions will feature The Prison & Neighborhood Arts Project, the South Side Home Movie Project, the CKP‘s Winning Words program, and other great programs and persons carrying on the legacy of Dr. K
Saturday
3
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Calling all crafters, knitters, crocheters, sewists and alike! Let‘s spend the morning together with our needles. All levels, ages and crafts are welcome.
Saturday
3
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Private Spaces Tour Of The Robie House. 9 a.m., Every Saturday and Sunday, $55 Non-members, $45 Members. Tour includes spaces not normally open to the public, including the servant’s wing, billiards room and the entire third floor.
Sunday
4
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The Winter Quarter New Music Ensemble concert includes a fascinating array of solo, duo, and mixed ensemble works by advanced graduate student composers in the Department of Music
Sunday
4
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What if Hamlet were a woman? That is the central premise of this touring music and media project featuring the recently restored 1921 German silent film Hamlet, starring Asta Nielsen, Denmark’s most famous film actress.
Sunday
4
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Author David L. Carlson and Illustrator Landis Blair discuss "The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry." They will be joined in conversation by Bill Ayers and Charlie Rizzo. 57th Street Books, 1301 E 57th St
Sunday
4
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Dan Ramirez discusses "Certainty and Doubt: Paintings by Dan Ramirez." He will be joined in conversation by curator, Ann Sinfield and contributing essayist Buzz Spector. Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S Woodlawn
Sunday
4
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Private Spaces Tour Of The Robie House. 9 a.m., Every Saturday and Sunday, $55 Non-members, $45 Members. Tour includes spaces not normally open to the public, including the servant’s wing, billiards room and the entire third floor.
Sunday
4
Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative | 1456 E. 70th St.
Monday
5
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This panel brings together leaders working to create change in fields ranging from education to prisoner re-entry and generational mobility.
Monday
5
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Kate Masur discusses the newly re-printed classic "They Knew Lincoln." She will be joined in conversation by Adam Green. Seminary Co-op Bookstore 5751 S Woodlawn
Monday
5
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM South Shore Library: Brainy Preschool Story Time -- Weekly
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2505 E. 73rd Street
(312) 747-5281
Join us for a morning of picture books, finger plays, songs, activities and fun for children ages 0 to 5 years old. Daycare groups and families welcome!
Monday
5
Museum of Science and Industry -- 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr.
More Info
Less Info
The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., is offering free days for Illinois residents on select days in January and February.

Illinois residents receive free museum entry Jan. 8-11, 15-18-22-25, and 29-31. In February free
Monday
5
Cafe 53 -- 1369 E. 53rd St.
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Monthly:
First Monday of each month at Cafe 53,1369 E. 53rd St., 10-11:30 am
Third Friday of each month at Piccolo Mondo, 1642 E. 56th St., 10-11 am
Monday
5
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Bring your current project and get inspiration to finish it. Meet other knitters and needle crafters in the community. Enjoy great conversations and share tips and resources
Monday
5
Currency Exchange Café -- 305 E Garfield Blvd
Monday
5
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Dr. Hemlata Pokharna and Dr. Mandakini Pokharna lead the program that trains participant to develop skills to connect with the self through meditation and focus, and connect with others through nonviolent communication. FREE
Tuesday
6
Museum of Science and Industry -- 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr.
More Info
Less Info
The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., is offering free days for Illinois residents on select days in January and February.

Illinois residents receive free museum entry Jan. 8-11, 15-18-22-25, and 29-31. In February free
Tuesday
6
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Join the Rebuild Knights, our new chess club every Tuesday until March 20th. Learn basic chess rules and strategies, and have fun with neighbors and friends. Free and open to both youth and adults.
Tuesday
6
DORCHESTER ART + HOUSING COLLABORATIVE -- 1456 E 70th St
More Info
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Join us Tuesday evenings for ballet at the Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative! All skill levels welcome. Wear your own ballet or jazz shoes; or borrow a pair of ours if you don’t have your own.
Tuesday
6
The Silver Room -- 1506 E 53rd St, Chicago
More Info
Less Info

$10 Cash Donation. On Tuesday‘s from 7 to 8 pm is the Kizomba lesson with Shafeeha Monae. Also, every 1st Saturday of each month, Afro-Caribbean Connections, Kizomba LifeStyle Dance Party! Come join the fun!
Wednesday
7
More Info
Less Info
At noon on Wednesdays when the quarter is in session a delicious vegetarian meal is made in the Swift Hall kitchen by our student chefs and lunch crew. Once the three-course meal has reached dessert there is a talk.
Just $5. You‘ll fit right in!
Wednesday
7
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Families will have an opportunity to listen to stories and complete crafts to share with others. This program will include weekly activities designed for family fun of all ages
Wednesday
7
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At this workshop, sponsored by The Language of Kim research project, Peggy Mason, a neurobiologist, and Lenore Grenoble, a linguist, will introduce their work with an individual who lacks somatosensation.
Wednesday
7