Culture, Arts and Entertainment Calendar for Hyde Park and Kenwood area Chicago

A service of the Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference and its website, www.hydepark.org. Send us your additions and corrections: hpkcc@aol.com. Calendar Manager: Gary Ossewaarde.
Help support our work: Join the Conference!
Navigate via portal to our other calendars and directories. For a few recommended activities see our fanpage in Facebook, the Hot Events/Mtgs calendar in HPKCC's Hyde Park Record , and the Calendar (when it is up again) in the new hydepark.org homepage.

"Chicago's Culture Coast- Discover Hyde Park": visit the Culture Coast Network website incl. calendar: http://www.culturecoastnetwork.org
Good Neighbors/Chicago Hyde Park Village calendar (Jay Mulberry): http://tinyurl.com/HydeParkWeek.
See also the Discover Hyde Park site and calendar- http://www.secc-chicago.org/disccover-hyde-park/intro

Visit http://www.hydeparkjazzfestival.org (last Sept. weekend of year). http://www.explorechicago.org.

Visit titles-only for next two weeks linked to complete calendar by date. Start dates beyond this.
Go directly to events calendar By Date.

What's going on next few weeks at various venues/museums- quick, details. Performance Series.

In this page:

To Cultural and Arts Venues and Resources Directory - Provider, venue Links by type and by alpha run with some description
To Community Events, Entertainment
To Community Resources- Arts and Culture section
To Cultural and Arts News and perspectives
To Hyde Park Arts Fest, a different synopsis of Hyde Park's cultural venues/wealth
This website's (Hyde Park Record) other Calendars and Directories
The calendar in the new hydepark.org (HPKCC website) will have the events and meetings of the Conference or others it is promoting.
University of Chicago: start with http://arts.uchicago.edu and http://music.uchicago.edu. Find a whole set of UC arts links in our Neighborhood Links.

Cultural Plan 2012
City of Chicago Bureau of Tourism, including calendars and cultural tourism, and it's voted number one in Twitter feeds- http://www.ExploreChicago.org. The following are just examples:
Wine, Dine and Fun and reviews- http://www.chicago.metromix.com (/restaurants, etc.)
Our restaurants/entertainment venues plus page.
Half off deals etc.- http://www.groupon.com
Cultural happenings- http://www.explorechicago.org (Get the South Chicago edition of "Eat, Play, Love" from them.),
http://www.centerstagechicago.com/, ...../festival/styles/ethnicultural.html
Playing-general- http://www.chicagomag.com, http://chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/Going-Out, http://timeout.com
Community calendars- http://webblogs.cltv.com/community/news/chicago

Chicago Artist Resources (CAR) from the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs-- includes notices of seminars, grants/scholarships, events etc. To get on the listserve, contact through http://www.cityofchicago.org/culturalaffairs.

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Chicago Cultural Plan 2012 - Join the Conversation. Plan released in fall 2012.
And the Museum Campus South (announced July 2014): DuSable Museum of African American History, Reva and David
Museum of Science and Industry, Oriental Institute Museum, Logan Center for the Arts, the Renaissance Society, Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, and the Smart Museum of Art.

In July 2014 Ingenuity, the CPs partner in developing CPS's 2012 Cultural Plan, released a "State of the Arts" (in CPS schools) report. Conditions described mainly were before or as the CPS Cultural Plan were being ramped up, but, Ingenuity said, showed how much far below standard things are. Especially disturbing to many are that funds for new art teachers etc. to schools are only temporary and rapidly go down the next two years and that this infusion is not likely to completely close the gap, especially in arts-in-schools deserts (and poor program, lack of resources and arts partners and in reaching 120 arts minutes and time-equivalent teachers in schools) in south and west side schools. This fits in with the US Department of Education findings that schools of poor and minority students are likely to have 1st year and inadequate teachers. Findings of Ingenuity: only 56% of schools met the 1:350 art teacher per student ratio. To get the report visit ingenuity-inc.org.

In 2012 the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) released the Chicago Cultural Plan 2012 plan. www.chicagoculturalplan2012.com or www.cityofchicago.org/dcase.
More on the plan in our Arts and Cultural News page.

University of Chicago calendars: http://calendar.uchicago.edu. And http://events.uchicago.edu. Also arts.uchicago.edu, music.uchicago.edu, logan.uchicago.edu. arts.uchicago.edu/artsandpubliclife.
http://news.uchicago.edu. http://oca.uchicago.edu/insideout/. Civic Knowledge, Southside Arts and Humanities Network. (additional and updated U of C cultural and arts links in our Neighborhood Websites/Media and Online Links)
Civic Knowledge UC Calendar: http://civicknowledge.uchicago.edu/calendar.shtml.

Website of Culture Coast Network
Maps

Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference is a Member of the Hyde Park Alliance for Arts and Culture
Proud to support
Visit their website, hypachicago.org. Peek at their calendar. And get your Passport to Jazz and see its calendar. See here
"Chicago's Culture Coast-
Discover Hyde Park." More about
Hyde Park Jazz Festival site. Add /volunteer to volunteer at the Festival September 25.




Culture Coast Network

Say "Culture Coast"

(Logo use by permission of HyPa)

To Dept. of Cultural Affairs Bureau of Tourism http://www.ExploreChicago.org. Becoming one of the most comprehensive of such websites. Next Tour of Hyde Park from Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph October 24. http://www.chicagoneighborhoodtours.com.


BIG 30+: Neighborhood "big events" to seek here or in the Community Events page are: (See also "12 Free" a sampler in the HyPa section. NO 53rd St. festivals in 2014 except after (4-8 pm) 4th of July Parade and Picnic.

Best bets' circle:

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BOTH THE CHICAGO CULTURAL PLAN 2012 AND THE CPS ARTS AND CULTURE PLAN HAVE NOW BEEN RELEASED

done til next year

done til next year.

SHoP gone but presents in Hyde Park Art Center and in Logan Square.

History- coming attractions: see in History and Preservation homepage

 

Find out about the first district-wide Chicago Public Schools Arts Education Plan. Developed by the CPS Department of Arts Education, in partnership with Ingenuity Incorporated and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, the Plan will set the standards and policies for improved and expanded arts programs across Chicago's public schools. Weigh in at one of these sessions:

Chicago Cultural Plan 2012-
Download final at http://www.chicagoculturalplan2012.com.

Logan Center website: arts.uchicago.edu/logan and new phone no. 773 702-arts.

Hyde Park Jazz Society returned to Room 43. "We are so grateful to you for being a friend and supporter of jazz on the South Side of Chicago. As the HPJS is halfway into our 6th year of producing jazz, we want to give a special thanks to those of you who have been with us from our modest beginnings in 2006 to the great successes that followed. And we send out a BIG thanks to all of you, recent and long-time audience members, who have followed us during our many moves. It has often been challenging and always an adventure!
"And now we have exciting news to share with you. In the new year, we return home to ROOM 43--on JANUARY 8th. The City licenses are in place, and our plans are made. Room 43 is now secure for us.
For our kick-off event, we will present the John Burnett Orchestra, featuring vocalist Frieda Lee. Additionally, the Hyde Park Jazz Society and John Wright Music will honor Frieda for her contributions to jazz in Chicago. That night will also be our annual Black & White evening where we ask our patrons to dress in black, white, or black and white. To celebrate our homecoming, many of our patrons will be wearing evening attire. But the door charge remains a modest $10. And whatever your clothes, black jeans or black tie, we want you to celebrate our "opening night" with us."

Free Museum Passes. Ald. Will Burns writes:

Did you know that you can visit the Art Institute, Field Museum or Brookfield Zoo for FREE with a museum passport from the Chicago Public Library?

Passes for families of up to four people are available for check out from Chicago Public Library branches. Each library location has a limited number of Passports for each of the 13 museums that participate in the program, and one Museum Passport can be checked out per person, per loan period. The loan period for each Great Kids Museum Passport is one week.

More information and a list of participating museums and institutions is available at http://www.chipublib.org/eventsprog/programs/kids/grkids_museumpass.php.

Museum of Science and Industry is looking for your old photos of Christmas Around the World, for display in a special gallery with this year's Christmas Around the World. Go to http://www.msichicago/Christmas and click "Season's Snapshots" by October 7.

HYDE PARK JAZZ FESTIVAL 2014 is on September 27 and 28, but starting thereafter look for special events through the year, including a 2nd Tuesdays at Logan or equivalent.

Hyde Park Jazz Festival news and full schedule: Visit http://www.hydeparkjazzfestival.org.
HYDE PARK JAZZ FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2014 LINEUP

including Pianist of the Year Craig Taborn in his first solo performance in Chicago as well as the Dee Alexander Quartet featuring Oliver Lake, the J.D. Allen Quartet, Etienne Charles & Creole Soul, and the Art Hoyle Quintet.

September 27 & 28, the 8th annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival will bring more than 30 bands to 14 stages throughout Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. Alongside live musical performances by critically acclaimed local, national, and international jazz talents, the festival will also feature an outdoor dance floor, artisan vendors, and for the second year, a community-wide oral histories project where festival goers can share their experiences with jazz.

The 8th annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival is FREE to the public through the support of the University of Chicago, corporate sponsors, and individual donors. We invite a suggested $5 donation per person to help sustain the festival's future. As mentioned in Howard Reich's recent Chicago Tribune article, the Festival aims to continue its momentum by building year-round programming in the coming year.

This year's performing artists include: Craig Taborn; the J.D. Allen Quartet; Etienne Charles & Creole Soul; the Dee Alexander Quartet featuring Oliver Lake; the Art Hoyle Quintet; Dana Hall's Black Ark Movement; Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble; Tomeka Reid "Hear in Now;" and the Houston Person Quartet.

Festival Weekends- "Celebrate Hyde Park." Next is Oktoberfest Oct. ?? 2014 then Small Business Saturday. Details will be posed under the date.

57th St. Children's Book Fair has now become the Children's Book Fair- now 1-6 pm in Nichols Park Sunday September 21.

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expired Explore Chicago: Urban Excursions- check out at ExploreChicago.org. Lots of trolleys to and around HP.

Our Urban Excursions: Explore Chicago website offers numerous resources to help plan a perfect roadmap for exploring the city, from daily blog postings highlighting fun recommended itineraries to new SCVNGR and Foursquare games for mobile phones spotlighting iconic neighborhoods, Chicago music trivia and local ice cream shops, among others.

The centerpiece of Urban Excursions is the North American premiere of En route, a theatrical journey through Chicago presented by Chicago Shakespeare Theater; the Australian performance company, One Step at a Time Like This; and Richard Jordan Productions. Taking their cues from Motorola ATRIX™ 4G smartphones, audience members wind their way through Chicago, where performance artists will spontaneously open their eyes to new ways of understanding the city, and themselves, in the process.

Another exciting offering this summer is Family Adventures, fun one-day guided excursions with plenty of hands-on activities to keep the kids active while learning about unique Chicago neighborhoods and parks. Lunch, round-trip transportation from the Chicago Cultural Center and all other fees are conveniently included in the ticket price.

COTC's ever-popular visitor programs, such as Chicago Neighborhood Tours, Chicago Greeter and Instagreeter, are bigger and better than ever before too, including an all-new Instagreeter outpost offering free guided walks of the vibrant arts and ethnic enclave of Pilsen.

Visit Urban Excursions: Explore Chicago to learn more about these and the hundreds of other free programs and activities taking place this summer in Chicago.

 

HP Community Players- This time 6 presentations of the fall production- "Desire, Desire, Desire, and More Desire."

Art Speaks returns to U of C for 2011-12.

Tickets for all 3 $50, $12. Single $20, $5. 773 702-8080, 5720 s. Woodlawn room 100 M-% 10-5.

 

Chicago Humanities Festival is revving up- and events continue year round. October and November 2011- Sunday OCTOBER 21 2012 is the day in Hyde Park.
Registration (required) http://www.chicagohumanities.org or 312 494-9509. Or
http://humanitiesday2012.uchicago.edu

October 21, Sunday. Chicago Humanities Festival- Hyde Park Day. Full schedule and instructions for tickets (some events ticketed separately)- http://www.chicagohumanities.org.
Law School Lloyd Aud. 1111 E. 60th St. 2 pm #203 High Rise Stories. 4 pm #207 Lady Gaga's of the 19th Century
Reva and David Loan Ctr. for Arts 915 E. 60 th St. Perf. Hall 12 pm #200 Adam Copnkc: The Table Comes first. 2 pm #204 Sinha: The War within th war in Afghanistan. 6 pm #210 Fred Hersch: Leaves of Grass
Logan Center Performance Penthouse. 1:30 pm #202 Women and the Word in Early America. 3:30 pm Poetic Outrider- a performance with Anne Waldman
Logan Center Screening room 201 #208 Beyond Hollywood: The Ascendant Israeli Film Scene
Walking Tour- Leopold and Loeb with Paul Durica- start location 49th and Ellis, sep. purchase of tickets. 3 times, 201 at 12 pm, 205 at 2 pm, 209 at 4 pm.

Hyde Park Neighborhood Club has many programs for toddlers, kids, youth that are arts or cultural. Their remade website will soon be up. You can get a sense in the Neighborhood Club Programs page in this site, and in this page in "By Date," for today's date into the next week for every day they are open. See in News of Collaborers and Neighborhood Club Programs.
WE WISH TO CALL TO YOUR ATTENTION THE PROGRAMS BY BABY PHD CHILDCARE NETWORK, which go far beyond what the name connotes-- for information on this UC supported program contact phdccn@gmail.com.
There are also programs for toddlers and beyond at Joan's Studio, Marsha's Music Together, Blackstone Library, KAM Nursery School, and most preschools.

(Hyde Park Alliance for Arts and Culture- NOW BECOME CULTURE COAST NETWORK) http://www.culturecoast.org. Includes a calendar.

 

UC announces Arts in Public Life Initiative and Washington Park Arts Incubator. September 2011. Theaster Gates first director

We are excited to share with you news of the launch of the University of Chicago’s Arts and Public Life Initiative, with Theaster Gates appointed as its inaugural director. A major component of the Initiative will be the creation of the Washington Park Arts Incubator. We invite you to read the official announcement:http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2011/09/29/arts-and-public-life-initiative-deepen-university039s-engagement-local-arts-commu

This initiative is a vital component of our plans to expand the role of the arts on campus by strengthening our relationship with cultural and civic partners in the city and especially on Chicago's south side. We look forward to collaborating with and learning from all of you as we expand our role in the Chicago arts community through this and other initiatives.

The Arts and Public Life Initiative will complement the arts-based community engagement already happening on campus. Existing programs at Court Theatre, the Smart Museum of Art, the Oriental Institute, and Theater and Performance Studies, among others, offer superb models and opportunities for continued partnership in community outreach and arts education. The Arts and Public Life Initiative will also increase interactions between the University of Chicago and artists and organizations across the city.

As Director of Arts and Public Life, Theaster will work to achieve the initiative’s primary goals: advancing artistic ambition through a program of artist residencies, amplifying cultural assets by promoting interactions between artists and cultural institutions on the South Side and the University’s faculty and students, and inspiring creativity in youth through apprenticeship programs and enhanced K-12 arts education efforts. The Washington Park Arts Incubator will play a central role in the success of the endeavor.

Theaster, who is also an accomplished practicing artist, brings a wealth of experience and insight to the project. He will work closely with University colleagues, our Aldermen, and other community partners to ensure a high level of artistic, scholarly, and community engagement happens in Washington Park, on campus, and elsewhere in the city. In addition, Theaster will continue as Resident Artist and Lecturer at the University.

Please join us in congratulating Theaster on his new role as the inaugural Director of Arts and Public Life. Expect more exciting news on this front in the coming months.

Finally, we thank all of you for your continued support of the arts at the University of Chicago. We are fortunate to be part of Chicago's rich arts community. This announcement follows the news of the Richard and Mary L. Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry and precedes the 2012 opening of the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, all initiatives that support the distinctive culture of arts practice and scholarship at the University of Chicago.

Sincerely,

Larry Norman

Deputy Provost for the Arts

Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Theater and Performance Studies, and the College

 

Mary J. Harvey

Associate Provost for Program Development

 

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UC Humanities Day. October 18, Saturday. Humanities 2014 at University of Chicago. http://humanitiesday.uchicago.edu.

Chicago Humanities Festival Hyde Park Day. October 19. 2014, Sunday. The theme is "Journeys." Logan Center is one of the Regional Hubs (could not draw up the hub schedule in their website, but main events are there). Tickets on sale Sept. 8 (members Sept. 2). Main festival is October 25-November 9. chicagohumanities.org.

 

Open House Chicago coming Oct. 18 and 19 2014.

a free, two day event that takes guests behind the scenes at great spaces normally closed to the public in several neighborhoods plus a green trail tour of environmentally friendly structures. - http://www.architecture.org. Volunteers are sought.

The Op Shop is intermittently open with exhibits, performances, lectures, activities at HOME GALLERY and other locales. Southside Hub of Production.

http://www.southsidehub.org

http://www.thelarch.org

laura.shaeffer@gmail.com.

 

Shopping for art ... From Mia Ruyter of the Renaissance Society via http://www.hypachicago.org, site of the Hyde Park Alliance for Arts and Culture.

Shop for gifts in Hyde Park and find wonderful, unusual presents for everyone on your list.

The Renaissance Society has exhibition posters, books, and limited edition objects by contemporary artists like Thomas Struth, Kara Walker, and Sol Lewitt. You can also shop online on their website.

The Renaissance Society
5811 South Ellis Avenue, 4th floor
(The University of Chicago Cobb Hall)
Tuesday to Friday - 10am to 5 pm, Saturday and Sunday noon to 5pm.

The Oriental Institute has wonderful handmade crafts from Ethiopia, such as a delicate hand woven scarves, and beautiful jewelry with semi-precious stones.

Oriental Institute Museum
1155 East 58th Street
Tuesday to Saturday - 10am to 6 pm, open until 8:30 on Wednesdays. Sundays noon to 6 pm.

The gift shop at the Smart Museum has great children’s books, beautiful stationary from India, and gorgeous handmade jewelry with woven gold and Murano glass beads, and the cafe has some of the best espresso in town.

The Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday - 8 am to 4 pm
Thursday - 8 am to 7:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday – 11 am to 4:30 pm

The Robie House has wonderful Frank Lloyd Wright designed items, like a silk scarf inspired by Machine Age Screen (c. 1934) and a bold mural design adapted in 1973 for use as wallpaper in the Biltmore Hotel (Phoenix, Arizona, 1927).

Robie House Museum Shop [Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust]
5757 S. Woodlawn Avenue (enter through garage court on 58th street)
Thursday to Monday - 10 am to 5 pm.
Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays

The Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center has ceramics for sale. The glazes are beautiful, and each piece is unique. Bowls, mugs and plates in earth tones and brilliant reds are fabulous gifts.

Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center
1060 East 47th Street
Monday to Friday – 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday Closed

And while you’re at the Little Black Pearl, step next door to enjoy a sandwich at Hyde Park’s newest gourmet deli, Zaleski & Horvath Market Cafe. (1126 East 47th Street.)

 

Some Volunteer seekers:

Blackstone Library/Friends of Blackstone Library for dramatic readings from Robert Elder's book, "Last Words of the Executed" at the Library's Despres Family Lectures Wednesday May 26 6 pm. If interested, contact Brenda Sawyer.

Choose Chicago/Chicago Bureau of Tourism- Be a greeter- You are needed as a Chicago Greeter in the neighborhood for InstaGreeter tours and more. Contact http://www.chicagogreeter.com.

Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House. Lead tours, special events, ed. programs, office, gift shop, info booth. At least 4 hours a month. Training. 5757 S. Woodlawn, 798 848-1976. http://www.gowright.org.

Gilbert and Sullivan.

HyPa- contact irene@hypachicago.org.

Hyde Park Art Center. Exhibit building and installation, family and class workshops, events like Cocktails and Clay, auxil/bd service orgs... Apply in person or ask for Crystal Pernell at x 1003 or cpernell@hydeparkart.org. 18+ with a year to commit can apply for Art Corps for in depth training. 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520. http://www.hydeparkart.org.

Hyde Park Community Players. All kinds of activities! Paul Baker, plsbkr@netscape.net, 773 319-9249. Nov. 16, 17, 22-24 Les Liaisons Dangereuses at University Church. http://www.hydeparkcommunityplayers.org.

Hyde Park Historical Society. Adult members can work as docents, assist with archives and programming, event and exhibition planning, and maintain the building. 2 hours a week. 5529 S. Lake Park, 773 493-1893. http://www.hydeparkhistory.org.

Hyde Park Jazz Festival last weekend each September. http://www.hydeparkjazzfestival.org.

Hyde Park School of Dance. sew costumes, help with stage production, sell merchandise. 18+. Email Ann Billingsley at ann@hydeparkdance.org. 5650 S. Woodlawn, 773 493-8498. http://www.hydeparkdance.org.

Hyde Park Suzuki Institute. Assist with grant writing, tech support, instrument tuning, chaperoning. Apply online or email corps@hydeparksuzuki.com. 5500 S. Woodlawn, 773 643-1388. http://www.hydeparksuzuki.com.

Little Black Pearl. Assist students with homework and artists with projects and exhibits. Some require background check. 1060 E. 47th St. 773 285-1211. http://blackpearl.org.

Metro Squash. About 60 students get academic instruction and squash lessons 3 times a week after school. Vols-- High school sophomores or older, help mainly with the tutoring or as chaperones on field trips, games, community service projects. E-mail david@metrosqush.org or call 773 251-1711. 5655 S. University, 773 241-5150. http://www.metrosquash.org.

Museum of Science and Industry. Act as an exhibit guide and lead interactive activities. Adults and teens (14-17) must commit to 40 hours a year with no less than one shift every three months, and attend orientation. Also opportunities for youth to train with professionals. Apply online , call volunteer coordinator Rachel Carter at 773 753-1382, or e-mail rachel.carter@msichicago.org. 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, 773 684-1414. http:/www.msichicago.org.

Op Shop

Oriental Institute Museum. Lead tour, work in the gift shop, assist with the archives, and participate in outreach programs. Not less than three hours a week fo one yer required. Extensive training and great rewards to those avid in the areas of study. Apply online; interview and training will follow. Email c-duenas@uchicago.edu or et-friedman@uchicago.edu. 1155 E. 58th T. 773 702-9514. http://oi.uchicago.edu.edu/museum.

 

OTHER "SOONS" AND RECURRING SECTION

Hyde Park Community Players. Needs volunteers. Contact plsbkr@netscape.net and http://www.hydeparkcommunityplayers.org.

Hyde Park Community Players
c/o Paul Baker
5014 S. Dorchester Ave
Chicago, IL 60615.

Jackson Park Wooded Island Bird Walks are now on Saturdays, 8 am and wednesdays at 7. Informal, Meet at Darrow Bridge south of the Museum. 773 493-7058.

Come to Blackstone Library year round- find programs in the Friends of Blackstone page. 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0505. Despres Family Author Series- next March 31- on the folk scene in 60s Chicago with photographs. 6:30 pm. FLYER in pdf.

 

CULTURAL AND ARTS VENUES SECTION

Hyde Park Art Center with a bevy of ongoing exhibits, classes and specials. 5020 S. Cornell. Always free (almost) .

exhibit and event schedule - Not to be missed, Roger Brown, Calif. USA.

At Hyde Park Art Center. 773 324-5520. generalinfo@hydeparkart.org

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The Chicago Effect: Redefining The Middle. August 24-November 23. 75th Anniversary Exhibit. In several galleries. Reception Sept. 13 5-8 pm.

The Chicago Effect.... is an exhibition and public program that engages artists and practitioners in considering conditions of the middle- both conceptual and concrete. Artwork on vie explores permeable boundaries, liminal spaces, and in-betweens, identifying and asserting the necessity of the middle as a fertile improvisational space that becomes a creative engine, and raising questions about the value of a middle-man, a middle class, a moderated political position, and even the middle ground between formal and material states. Using the Art Center as a model for how an arts institution can occupy the m idle to foster intercommunity connectivity and spur creative production, public programming and a printed catalogue will accompany the exhibition to offer analysis of how mid-sized organizations can serve adn engage audiences.
Includes actual research and experiments with several outside persons and organizations on how the Center might adapt its administration, architecture, design, and programming to serve the future, including the "middle" of practice, organization, and society as well as the "outliers".

Artists: Marissa Lee Benedict, Robert Burnier, Devon Dikeou, Essex/Olivares, Assaf Evron, Jamie Hayes, Patrick Meagher, Michael Smith, Jan Tichy, and Lan Tauzon. C0-curators allison Peters Quinn, Christopher K. Ho, Megha Ralapati.

Front and Center. September 13- Jan. 4. Third annual exhibition of work by participants in the flagship artist professional development initiative, The Center Program.
Curated by Tricia Van Eck. Dedicated to building critical dialogue for professional artists seeking to advance their work. New artwork in various media from emerging to mid career levels.
Kevin Blake, Juarez Hawkins, Karen Hirsch, Carolyn Hughes, James Jankowiak, Lisa Jenschke, steve Juras, Beth Kahmi, Christie La Rue, Victor Lopez, Alyssa Miserendino, Christian Ortiz, Margaret Park, Janet Krehbiel Pieracci, Gonzalo reyes, Sheri Rush, Caitlin Ryan, Christopher Saciolo, Carla Fisher Schwartz, Casey Smallwood, Dorian Sylvain, Sadie Woods, and Rodrigo Lara Zendejas.

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(New!) The Residency at the Hyde Park Art Center. Catalyzing Global Experience, The Jackman Class:
next: Minouk Lim with public performance/ video program January 26 2013 (open studio phase) - see http://www.hydeparkart.org/residency.
Lim is from Seoul, South Korea and is a major exhibited rising star in Asia and Europe and LA and biennials. She will be part of the Chicago citywide performance festival IN>TIME '13 throughout Chicago in February.

Volunteer at HPAC: Exhibit building and installation, family and class workshops, events like Cocktails and Clay, auxil/bd service orgs... Apply in person or ask for Crystal Pernell at x 1003 or cpernell@hydeparkart.org. 18+ with a year to commit can apply for Art Corps for in depth training. 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520. http://www.hydeparkart.org.

School Days Off programs for kids including "Creativity series" at Hyde Park Art Center: December and January breaks and holidays. Sept 25 Sound Suits. Oct. 12 Books and Stories. October 23 Masks. November 6 Puppet Theater. November 11 A Day with Clay. November 18 Memory boxes. December 4 Portraits and Identity.....
Youth and adult classes

Summer Creativity Camp New Art Explorations 2010. Started June 15. 5 weekly sessions and two mini camps. Grades re-1, 2 and 3, 4 and 5. $600 to $650, discounts, minicamps $350-375, aftercare available with cost. Also a camp fo kids aged 10 and up. Subjects include various visual arts in the morning and theater arts in the afternoon. Includes stop motion animation, printmaking, guerilla art, video, models and miniatures, scrolls and screens, still life, digital photo, costumes, printmaking, comics, metalsmithing. June 14-September 3.

Fun for All family programs 2nd Sundays once a quarter (Sept. this time 12-4 pm) and the rest are called Second Sundays 1-4 pm-

Adult workshops -

Hyde Park Art Center

Cocktails and Clay first Fridays 8-midnight. Under various names and various Fridays.

A:List (hydeparkart.org/alist)- online curated database as part of 4833 rph. (Replaced by various cutting edge writers and author talks or discussions) Poetry workshops.

Hyde Park Art Center quarterly classes- kids, youth, adult. Times range from start 10 am through close at 9:30 pm and various run every day of the week except holidays and for a few sessions to weeks. Sample includes digital-photo-video labs, painting, figuration, art exploration, ceramics (big), stenciling, abstraction, puppetry, knitting, acrylic, digital and other photography, asian another ink painting, sculpture, weaving, printmaking, wire wrapped jewelry, experimental digital, watercolor, oil approaches, media, origami, crochet, creative process, stained glass, printmaking, silkscreening, quilting, graphite pencil, metalsmithing and jewelry, animation, writing for artists, multicultural. For various levels and ages.

The Hyde Park Art Center and the Chicago Artists Coalition recently partnered to create a reciprocal membership, providing even more exciting benefits to members of both organizations.

CAC's members have exhibited at dozens of venues, including Art Loop open, which awarded over $65,000 in prizes and expanded their skills through the A.B.C. series of professional development workshops designed to educate artists on the business of art, covering such vital topics as legal rights and protections, proposal writing, fiscal sponsorship, tax and record keeping, budget building, portfolio reviews, pricing work and more.

Be among the first to learn about our upcoming move to the vibrant, art-centric west loop and the launch of Bolt Residency, a one-year artist residency program consisting of nine studios and exhibition space with ongoing professional development programming. This dynamic program will be juried by the Art Center's very own Director of Exhibitions Allison Peters Quinn.

Chicago Artists' Coalition
www.chicagoartistscoalition.org
773.772.2385

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An alpha run of upcoming programs in various venues:

Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield. Garfield Arts Incubator, 301 E. 55th (Garfield). Black Ink Book Exchange Apr 15-May 31. A pop up library for exchange of books by black authors or about black culture and books as cultural currency. Workshops, reading lounge, book barter.

Artisans 21 is closed again for now.

 

Artspeak Series University of Chicago.

Blackstone Branch Library. See Friends of Blackstone /Blackstone programs page.One Book One Chicago:
4094 S. Lake Park. "View from a Chicago Cab" work of Dmitry Samarov, author of "Hack". Through October 31.

Catholic Theological Union- Mary-Frances and Bill Veeck Gallery, 5416 S. Cornell. Weekdays 90-4:30, weekends by appointment. Catholic Theological Union, 5416 S. Cornell. 773 371-5415, communications@ctu.edu. February 21, Friday, 6-8 pm. Catholic Theological Union opens exhibit of 8 local artists, "This Can't End Well (This Can't Go Wrong)". 5416 S. Cornell, in the Mary-Frances and Bill Veeck Gallery. Through May 6.

Checkerboard Lounge Blues 'n' Jazz! Jazz Suns, blues, poetry, dj various days- Call the club daily after 5:00 p.m. at: (773) 684-1472.
Visit our Checkerboard page.

Famous for presentation of blues for over two decades, the Checkerboard Lounge re-opened, in its new location in Harper Court at 5201 S. Harper. The Checkerboard is now hosting jazz every Sunday night--with possibly a second night of jazz to be added to the programming. See by date.
There is a nominal cover charge, and drinks are reasonably priced. There is ample parking on the site.

Center for study of Race, Politics and Culture and for Gender Studies. February 13, Thursday, 4:30 pm. Exhibit opening, reception, and talk. Kim Katrin Crosby on her photography exhibit, "100 Butches." Center for Study of Race, Politics and Culture, 5733 S. University.

Chicago Storytelling Guild. Meets monthly 3rd Tuesday at KAM, produces an annual Tellebration Sunday before Thanksgiving. Special Halloween at Hyde Park Neighborhood Club Oct. 23. Contact Judith Heineman, 5020 S. Lake Shore Dr. Apt. 1214-16, 60615, 773 288-7217, juhestories@aol.com.

Civic Knowledge Project classes in conj. with Graham School

http://grahamschool.uchicago.edu/php/ckp or 773 834-3929 x1.

 

Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis. 773 753-4472. http://www. courttheatre.org- includes link to rehearsal blog. 773 753-4472.

Subscriptions are also still available in 3, 4, and 5 play packages, or flex tickets. It's not too late to lock in your seats for the whole season and enjoy subscriber benefits like free ticket exchanges and discounts on additional tickets. Subscribing is the best way to ensure you don't miss a single moment of "the most consistently excellent theatre in the country.

Court Theatre

2013-14 season

M Butterfly-may 8-june 8


2014-2015 season

Native Son- sept 11-oct 11

Iphigenia in Auli (Euripides)-nov 6-dec 7

Waiting for Godot (Beckett)- jan 15-feb 15

The Good Book (world premiere)- mar 19-april 19

The Secret Garden (musical)- may 21-june 29

Crerar Library atrium, 5730 S. Ellis. - February 3, Monday, 5:30pm? (check back later). Reception and talk by urban geographer and ecologist Joel Greenberg on/at Crerar Library special exhibit, "Charles Otis Whitman: His Science, His Special Birds, and the (Woods Hole) Marine Biological Laboratory." Includes the centenniary of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon. Crerar library is in the science quad west of Ellis Avenue a 5730 S. Ellis Ave. Presented by Hyde Park Historical Society and others.
Next: The Body as Data- part of campus-wide exhibits Image/Imagining: The Body in Medicine and Art. March 25-June 20?

Doc Films. To go to daily run.

DOVA Temporary. Department of Visual Arts, UC. At the Temporary Space, 5228 S. Harper 773 324-2089.
DOVA Gallery, 5228 S. Harper. Ryszud Kapuscinski, Poet of Reportage. At Dept. of Visual Arts Temp Gallery through Feb. 4. 5228 S. Harper.

DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0600. Mon-Sat. 10-5, Sunday noon-5


"A Slow Walk to Greatness: The Harold Washington Story"
****"Red, White, Blue & Black: A History of African Americans in the Armed Forces."
"Tracing the Civil Rights Movement 1948-1968"

"The Freedom Now Mural"
Africa Speaks
Thomas Miller Mosaics
"Harold Washington in Office"
"Masterpieces From the DuSable Museum Collection"

June 27, Friday through October 20. Opening, "Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution." Featuring Black animation art from classic cartoons of the '70s. DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0600.

Bandits and Heroes- Slave and ex-slave Culture of NE Brazil. through Aug. 17.

September 19, Friday. Opening at DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56 th Pl., 773 947-0600. "Spirits of the Passage: The Story of he Transatlantic Slave Trade." This is major and the first of its kind.


Experimental Station with Backstory Cafe and more. Ongoing art, music, lectures-symposia-workshops, cafe with books from Powell's, farmers market. Seeks to combine service to and input from-connections between diverse neighborhoods, arts, sustainable-living green communities and lives, activist politics and lots more.

The Experimental Station is located at 6100 S. Blackstone Avenue (map). Admission to the exhibition is free.

Hours:
Weekdays: 12:00 - 4:00 pm.
Wednesday evenings: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

This project was made possible by the support of WBEZ and the Wisconsin Humanities Council.
The Invisible Institute is a program of the Experimental Station.

Franke Institute for the Humanities at University of Chicago

Gender Studies. April 9, Thursday. http://genderstudies.uchicago.edu. 5733 S. University.

Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company: For 50 years has been a mainstay of Chicago's Hyde Park cultural scene since its first production, The Gondoliers, in 1960. The Company is devoted to the promotion and performance of the musical arts and to the presentation of Gilbert and Sullivan's delightful operatic oeuvre and in so doing support the University of Chicago's concert program. The 2010 Production was one of the most popular of them all, and was absolutely first rate: The Mikado.
2013: March 15, Friday, 16, Saturday (both 8 pm), March 17, Sunday (matinee). The Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company with the University Chamber Orchestra. The 2013 production will be "The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty." Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. Tickets open in February, various. The production is presented by, and benefits, the University of Chicago Department of Music.
Best to visit http://www.gilbertandsullivanoperacompany.org.

Gordon Center for Integrative Science. 929 E. 57th St.

Graham School of General Studies at the University of Chicago

Summer Programs for Teachers and Educators. Kari Stachura at 773 702-4950 or kstachura@uchicago.edu.
Basic Program.
UChicago Summer Session for Visiting College Students and UChicago Summer Session for High School Students. Apply at https://summer.uchicago.edu/register-today.cfm and https://summer.uchicago.edu/apply-today.cfm.

Gray Center Lab- see in Midway Studios

Harper Court. 5235 S. Harper Court. Lobby. Ongoing: "Building Ideas: A Selection." Photographs by Tom Rossiter in conj. with publication of Jay Pridmore's and Rossiter's "Building Ideas: An Architectural Guide to the University of Chicago." Clayco and Forum Studio "Art & Science" series.

Harper Library. "Bureaucratics"- 51 portaits by Dutch photojournalist Jim Banning. Through June 11.

Home Gallery, (SHoP) 1407 E. 54th Pl. Laura Shaeffer. By appointment, http://crookedarm.blogspot.com or http://www.thelarch.org. by appointment only. Home Gallery (SHoP). March 16-May 4- resumption of "This House Is not a Home" exhibit with artists Alberto Aguilar * Kayce Bayer * Marissa Lee Benedict * Jim Duignan * Paul Durica * Mejay Gula * Rachel Herman * Samantha Hill * Chris Lin * Jorge R. Lucero * John Preus * Kevin Reiswig * Hui-min Tsen * Hoyun Son * This exhibit is open by appointment (inside), and always (outdoor projects by Jim Duignan, John Preus and Alberto Aguilar) until May 4th or until the poppies bloom! ;) See our website for photos and events (coming soon). www.thelarch.org.

Hyde Park Community Players. Plays several times a year, various locations, very low price. Paul Baker, 773 319-9249. Nov. 16-17, 22-24. - contact plsbkr@netscape.net. http://www.hydeparkcommunityplayers.org.

Hyde Park Historical Society.

Hyde Park Jazz Society. Sunday jazz 7:30-11:30 pm at Room 43, 1041 E. 43rd St. See website http://www.hydeparkjazzsociety.com/calendar for next lineup and venues or Jazz Scene below.

Hyde Park Suzuki. Classes year round based at Augustana Lutheran, perfs quarterly include in Mandel Hall (such as Nutcracker). Buy their CD for outreach classes in south suburban schools- http://kickstarter.com/projects/1269416/arcadia-elementary-stings-project.

Hyde Park Union Church. Nov. 10 10 am Jazz Sunday.

IIT- incl Kemper Gallery of Galvin Library and Mies van de Rohe Society (http://miesvanderohesociety.creates1.com/)
- c 35th and State. http://www.iit.edu.

Incubator- see Garfield

Kalapriya Dance, 1438 E. 57th St. 773 363-9303
I would like to introduce the Kalapriya Foundation, Center for Indian Performing Arts (a 501 3 c organization) to you. Kalapriya has recently taken office space at 1438 E. 57th St. in Joan's Studio. The company has had a presence in Hyde Park for a few years now, starting with the company's annual cross cultural dance festival presented at The International House of the University of Chicago and with Bharata Natyam training classes being given at Joan's Studio. You can get move information about the organization at www.kalapriya.org. info@kalapriya.org.

Little Black Pearl. 1060 E. 47th St. 773 285-1211. M-F 7:30-6, Sat 8-12:30.
Little Black Pearl is a special and growing place.
Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center has launched a quarterly program, "Black: Unplugged," with live poetry, arts, lectures, and music performances. Hosts/producers are singer-songwriter Nona Hendryx and musician Terri Lynn Carrington. December 16 2011 is the first. This is tied into membership in the Black Card program with discounts, exclusive admissions, and merchant discounts. Funds are being raised for afterschool and summer programs.
Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center/Workshop, 1060 E. 47th St. M-F 7:30-6, Sat 8-12:30. "The Tipping Point Between Me and We" through July 6 looks at society's breaking points using a variety of platforms including visual land performing arts, writings, artist-led discussions and film screenings. At the June 1 opening a set of films by South Side Projections in analogue technology was shown. Honey Pot Performance is on June 13 presenting "The Price Point of Living"- notions of fairness and balance. Tempestt Hazel is curator. Seasoned and rising artists. Five writers follow and write in depth the stories of the artists for the catalogue. These are Michel Dinges, EJ Hill, Peter Kepha, Nicholas Lambert, Paul Kjelland, Kendrick Mcfarlane, Mark Moleski, Sarah Ross, and Javbari Zuberi. Writers include Allison Glenn, Joseph D. Jordan, Patrick, Lichty, Jennifer Patifio, Rebecca Zorach. Through July 6. 1060 E. 47th St., 288-1211.

Logan Center for Creative and Performing Arts
Ongoing multi artist exhibition "Wall Text." Second level
Ongoing- Installation "Sonic Environments: The Work of Richard Lerman" in the Tower Stairwell.
William Pope.L "Better" and :"Cliff" installation in North Stairwell windows- shows peaks and valleys contradicting the Midwestern urban landscape visible beyond. In the desert cliffs we see "On Strike for Better Schools. Also dialoguing bumper sticker: Does virtue make one moral? and that the war for better questions is never over.
July 9, Wednesday. Opening at Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St. "Testimony." Through August 30. Featuring Artists-in-Residence of Art + Public Live and Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture: David Boykin, Krista Franklin, and Andres L. Hernandez.
Boykin, maker of "Drone of Testimony: A Vigil Against US Drone Attacks" is a saxophonist using various visual and sound techniques to explore drones and drone attacks and their impacts. Hernandez is a designer and Franklin is a mixed media artist. Franklin's exhibit is "Fantastic," which is Afrofuturism inspired, is spray paint, cutouts of Masai tribespeople, African statues and audio equipment. Outside the gallery is Hernandez' "Benign Neglect"- long prints of vacant Woodlawn and Washington park and layering of rubble.

August 15- October 12. The Pulse of Africa: Celebrating 25 Years of the African Festival of the Arts. Reception 6-8 Aug. 15 in Logan Cafe.
This Labor Day weekend marks the 25th anniversary of the African Festival of the Arts, an annual event that celebrates the dynamic and diverse arts of Africa and the African diaspora in the City of Chicago. The Logan Center, in conjunction with the Africa International House, the festival’s organizers, takes a look back at the artworks that have served as the image of the festival. Featuring posters and a selection of the original artworks that inspired them, you’ll see the work of artists including Dayo Laoye, Melvin King, Najjar, and Woodrow Nash. Examining the ways in which art serves as an expression of black culture, the Chicago-based Ghanaian-born artist Samuel Akainyah declared, “The pulse of Africa still beats in spite of its dispersion.” The pulse that Akainyah identifies is anything but uniform — it is always changing, multiple, provocative, and vital. An enduring beat experienced and shared through the arts, Africa has deep roots in Chicago, and this connection is fostered by the work of the Africa International House and its partners in creating the festival each year. Exhibition is co-presented by the Logan Center for the Arts and the Africa International House USA, Inc. Several related events in various venues.

GALLERY HOURS:
Tue-Sat: 9 am-9 pm
Sun: 11 am-9 pm
Mon: Closed

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Midway Studios. Midway Studios. Includes Gray Center and Gray Center Lab.
April 9, Wednesday-April 27. Exhibit, "Neighborhoods: The Measure and Meaning of an Urban Ideal. Gray Center Lab, room 112, Midway Studios, 929 E. 60th St.

Multicultural Center/OMSLA, 5710. Woodlawn. Various permanent and temporary art. Ditto 5733 S. University- Center for Study of Race, Politics and Culture and Gender Studies.

Museum of Science and Industry, lots of temporary as well as permanent exhibits, M-Sat 9:30-4, Sun 11-4 varies through the year. Periodic free days

Museum of Science and Industry- Omnimax ("Flight of the Butterflies"), Science Storms. Opening April 6- 2 new exhibits, "Earth Explorers" and "Think." Temp. exhibit "Dream It, Design It, Fab It! Workshops. April 5-17 National Robotics Week programs. April 5, 11 am- coming back, improved"Exploring the White City and Its Devil" with Lisa Snyder and Tim Samuelson (reg. mandatory). Inventive Genius Lecture Series, Sat April 12 at 2 must register.
Tours are available (reg. in advance?) of the historic features of the museum. http://www.msichicago.org.

Museum of Science and Industry Tours of the White City Then and Now- do an interactive virtual in the museum then outdoors- requires admission $30 members, $35 nonmembers.
2nd and 4th Sundays at 1 pm.

New MSI permanent exhibit "Fast Forward-Inventing the Future" features new inventions. Highlighted is the work of a dozen engineers and inventors. From expanding human life span to all-electric cars, they feature works in progress in a display that will rotate.

New permanent exhibit, YOU! the experience. Celebrate everything that makes you..YOU! More than just as body, you are a complex blend of your choices, your personality, and your environment. Who you are depends on how you care for yourself and enjoy your your life. YOU! brings these elements together into an interactive exhibit examining and celebrating the experience of life itself. Whether testing your basketball moves with a virtual coach or playing Mind Ball, a game of "competitive relaxation" in which players win by controlling their brainwaves, you will see yourself--and your health--in new and fascinating ways: use your heartbeat to make the new giant Heart come alive, diagnose with the Human Patient Simulator, watch your face age based on lifestyle choices and habits, run a hamster wheel with real-time feedback, examine human embryos and other human specimens.

Opened - new permanent exhibit Storm Science. In this exhibit you experience a 40-foot tornado, 20-foot avalanche, high-voltage lightning storms and a live fire exhibit, and how tsunamis, earthquakes, eruptions et al happen. There is also a re-creation of Sir Isaac Newton's prism experiment and a display of a first edition copy of his "Opticks." Video presentations are a big part, focusing on the scientists and on what can't be seen by the naked eye. It's an enormous two-story, 26,000 sq. ft. new installation in the north center of the Museum.

Open? Think.

Staying til end of 2014- "Disney"- from the archives.

Now at Omnimax- Flight of the Butterflies


Sub U505 massive exhibit open. "Capture the Experience, Experience the Capture"
New: a 3-D High definition theater. Shorts include Mars 3-D and Misadventures.
The Museum of Science and Industry 57th at Lake Shore Drive. 773 684-1414. Has a garage at 57th/Cornell Drive ($8)

 

Neighborhood Writing Alliance. Performs various incl. May 19 2010 6 pm at Experimental station. http://www.jot.org.

Open Produce. Open Produce is delighted to showcase new works by Ashleigh Brown and Eric Thomas, Photography students at Kenwood Academy High School.
The second exhibition in a series from advanced Kenwood drawing and photography students, Portrait Works features challenging, on-trend images. Ashleigh inscribes environment onto figure through digital image blending, and Eric creates compelling traditional portraits.



We are hosting an opening reception on Friday, February 14th, from 7 to 10 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. The show will run until February 27th.

Open Produce is located at 1635 E. 55th Street, near the corner of 55th and Cornell.

We can be reached regarding the show at art@openproduce.org


Schedule for Kenwood Academy exhibitions:
January 17- February 13: Group Show, drawing

February 14- February 27: Duo Show, photo

February 28- March 13: Solo Show

March 14- April 3: Small Group Show

April 4- April 24: Small Group Show

April 25- May 8: Solo Show

May 9- June 6: Group Show, photography


See past work by Kenwood students at: http://www.kenwoodacademy.org/
It's not too late to see K-EX 1: Organic Studies! Visit before February 13th.

The Op Shop. Watch for the next and for S.H.o.P. in Fenn House 5638 S. Woodlawn

Open Produce. October 5, Saturday, 9 -11 pm. Opening art and craft receptions at Open Produce, 1635 E. 55th St. The craft products of artist Maya Pillai. Her hand-carved wooden stamps and wool-silk yarn will be on sale for a limited time, so please stop in during the event. Ongoing in October October 5th, from 9 to 11 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. The show will run for the month of October. Open Produce is located at 1635 E. 55th Street, near the corner of 55th and Cornell. We can be reached regarding the show at art@openproduce.org.

Oriental Institute Museum. 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507.

Lectures, family features et al. Films on Sunday at 2. IPOD tours- and if you provide contact info, you will get a monthly electronic newsletter, the E-Tablet. 30-minute drop-in tours on various topics. Weds at 1 pm.

Temporary Exhibit: "Silk Road and Indian Ocean Traders: Connecting China and the Middle East." Feb. 18- Sept. 27 (extended) 2014

Temporary Exhibit: "Michael Rakowitz: The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist." Feb. 18- May 25 2014. Colorful reproductions of ancient objects that were looted in the Iraq War- in the Mesopotamian Gallery by the real things.

Temporary Exhibit: "In Remembrance of Me: Feasting with the Dead in the Ancient Middle East." April 8-January 4 2015.

Now open for 5th and 6th graders schools- the Kipper Family Archaeology Discovery Center. Dig in a reconstruction of the ancient tel Har Megiddo (yes, that one).

OI is looking for docent volunteers. Lots of perks. contact the Volunteer Office at 773 702-9507, oi-education@uchicago.edu.

Classes spring 2014: ..Everything You Wanted to Know About Islam... Sats May 3-June 7. From Alexander to Cleopatra- art Sats May 10-June 21 skipping May 24.

Regenstein Library. 1100 E. 57th St. (Many of their former exhibits are now on line- lib.uchicago.edu/e/webexhibits/.)

"Women's Work: Scholarship a the U of C" through opens March 3.

The Chicago Jazz Archive at the University of Chicago Library’s Special Collection Research Center invites all jazz lovers to explore the history of Chicago jazz online and in person this fall:

1. View and hear our new Web exhibit, Sounds from Tomorrow’s World: Sun Ra and the Chicago Years, 1946-1961. While living in Chicago, Herman Poole “Sonny” Blount became Sun Ra—the leader of the Arkestra and a composer and arranger of some of the most avant-garde jazz of the time. He was also the architect of a philosophy that informed his music, his life, and the lives of those around him: a synthesis of Black Nationalism, Egyptology, futurism, occultism and Southern Baptist preaching. This Web exhibit explores Sun Ra’s Chicago years through images and sound recordings of his poetry and music, vinyl records and album artwork, promotional materials and early controversial broadsheets. A media kit is available online.

2. Visit the Special Collections Research Center to consult the original materials shown in the Sun Ra Web exhibit and thousands of other publications, photographs, articles, posters, programs, ticket stubs, and other ephemera of musicians, clubs, record companies, and jazz organizations found in the Chicago Jazz Archive.

3. Visit our updated Chicago Jazz Library Guide for information on researching the history of Chicago jazz at libraries across the city.

4. Stop by the Chicago Jazz Archive table at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival this Saturday, September 25. The Special Collections Research Center is a member of the Hyde Park Alliance for Arts and Culture (HyPa), which co-produces the festival.

Please contact me if you have questions about any of these offerings.

Best regards, Rachel A. Rosenberg, Director of Communications, The University of Chicago Library

Regenstein Special Collections: October 14, Monday. 1100 E. 57th St. Homer in Print: The Transmission and Reception of Homer's Works. Through March 15, 2014. Closed

And coming next- Body As Text - part of campus wide set of exhibits on Image/Imagining - the Body in Medicine and Art.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Saturdays: 9:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m. when University of Chicago classes are in session. With a web-based companion exhibit at
lib.uchicago.edu/e/webexhibits/. 1100 E. 57th St.

Regenstein lobby- Women's Work- Scholarship by Women at the University of Chicago

Special Collections: RR Donnelley Printers' Marks. Permanent.
2nd floor exhibit-


Renaissance Society.

Cobb 418, 5811 S. Ellis. 773 702-8670.

March 9, Sunday, 4-7 pm. Opening reception at Renaissance Society, Cobb 418, 5811 S. Ellis. Sculpture, Photography and Video works."Teen Paranormal Romance, art by Kathryn Andrews, Ed Atkins, Chris Bradley, Roe Ethridge, Guyton\Walker, Anna Gray & Ryan Wilson Paulsen, Anna K.E., and Jack Lavender. 5 m. conv. with artists moderated by Hamza Walker in Kent 120, 1020 E. 58th St.

Opening April 27- Christina Mackie, "Colour drop" through June 29. April 27 reception 4-7 with talk in Kent 120.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, run by Wright Plus, the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust, gives tours, has a bookstore et al, special events, is restoring the "most important historic residential property in America" at multimillion dollar cost in conjunction with the National Trust. Extended access are now Fri-Sun and will in July go to Thurs-Mon 11-5:30, with several in depth interactive programs rotate and there are photo options . http//gowright.org. 708 848-1976. 5757 S. Woodlawn. See our Robie House page.

Rockefeller Chapel exhibits. 5850 S. Woodlawn. New: Center for Interfaith Worship and Fellowship, in the undercroft. Do not miss the carillon--programs every Sunday at during academic year at 12:15 after service and weekdays 12 and 6 in academic year. Summer Carillonathon, 6 pm.

April 20-May 16. "Dancing for My Tribe: Potawatomi Traditions in Modern Times." Photos by Sharon A. Hoogstraten. Real Citizen Potawatomi Nation persons intentionally using uniquely designed regalia, not staged and honoring the past and engaging the future. Rockefeller Chapel and Spiritual Life.

Tea and Pipes Tuesdays at 4:30 at Bond, Lunch w Mr. Skinner at Rockefeller Weds 12:30 in academic year. Restorative Yoga Tuesdays at 64:35 in academic year. Interspiritual drumming circle 1st Tuesdays at 8 in academic year. Weekday Carillon recital M-F at noon and 6 in academic year. Open Chapel Choir rehearsal Thursdays at 7 Oct 19 example.

Summer Carillonathon Sundays 6 pm (tours at 5:30) through early August.

Visit By Date or in Series for a whole suite of programs. Most Sunday 11 am services have special sacred music presentations, from early to contemporary.

SHoP- Southside Hub of Production. Probably closes at the end of December 2012.

Smart Museum: 5550 S. Greenwood. Main number 773 702-0700. Hours now expanded- 10-5 Tu-Sun and 10-8 Thursdays.

Serial Drawings July 1-August 31 2014

July 1, Tuesday. Through August 31. Opening at Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200. Serial Drawings. Three sets of works from three generations of artists associated with Chicago explore drawing’s expressive or narrative potential through unified cycles of drawings. Serial Drawings features figurative works from Robert Barnes, Barbara Rossi, and Robert Lucy. Each artist assumes a different and highly personal approach to the human form. This collection-based exhibition at the Smart Museum of Art reunites ten drawings by Barnes based on Ezra Pound’s Cantos (1961) and also includes Rossi’s series Very Rich Hims and Hers (1970) and Lucy’s suite Sea Fashions (2002–03).

40th Anniversary Exhibit "Carved, Cast, and Crumpled: Sculpture All Ways." (dates? Opens Sept. 27) The Smart becomes a sculpture museum! with 175 works from its collections and promised gifts.

Zach Cahill. USSA 2012: Wellness Center: Idyllic—affair of the heart
Open August 23 2013.
In this site-specific banner commissioned for the Smart Museum's courtyard, zachary Cahill considers the parallel traditions of the artistic retreat and the health spa or sanatorium while questioning whether art has the power to make us well


Also "Monster Roster: Existentialist Art in Postwar Chicago." Through June 2016.

Judy Ledgerwood, Chromatic Patterns for the Smart Museum - through Spring 2015

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South Asia Language and Area Center.

South Side YMCA- has occasional blues and jazz.

South Shore Cultural Center Gallery, 7059 South Shore Drive. 773 256-0149. Creative Artist Association exhibit into August.

Washburne Culinary Institute of City Colleges of Chicago (Kennedy King)- regular and community classes continue/return at South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive. This is one of the best and oldest cooking schools in the country. All community classes meet on Saturdays 10-1 and costs $45. Lower age limit uncertain. Each month a single-day class starts late each month and includes such topics as hearty soups, vegetarian, thrill of the grill, cajun/creole, pickling and canning, Parrot Cage restaurant, Sikia Restaurant African Dishes, Thanksgiving Favorites and more. Contact Continuing Education Department at 773 602-5042. Registration is a t 6343 S. Halsted Building @ room 220.

In the Fine Arts Gallery: through Aug 31 but may be extended. "Contemporary Nigeria Chicago" exhibit at South Shore Cultural Center Gallery. 7059 South Shore Drive.

South Shore Opera Company of Chicago.

South Side Community Arts Center, 3831 S. Michigan. sscartcenter.org
July 27, Sunday, 2-5 pm. Opening at South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S. Michigan. Printmaker Eldzier Cortor. As the South Side Community Art Center (SSCAC) approaches its 75th Anniversary in 2015, it will host an exhibit of the work of one of its founders, Master Artist/Printmaker Eldzier Cortor, beginning Sunday July 27. A graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago, Cortor at 98, is still a practicing artist who weaves a social and political vision into his work. The opening reception for the exhibit will take place from 2 - 5 p.m. at the SSCAC located at 3831 South Michigan. Cortor's artistic style merges the influences of both traditional African art and European Surrealism, and he was among the first artist to prominently incorporate the African American female form into his work. He is noted for using elongated nude figures of women in intimate settings to depict the Black race and the continuance of Black culture. Of painting African American women he has said, "The Black woman represents the Black race. She is the Black Spirit; she conveys a feeling of eternity and a continuance of life."
"Cortor's work has always been deeply influenced by the social, political and economic challenges of the particular era in which he was creating," said Sammie Dortch, SSCAC Board President. "The SSCAC is thrilled to display our founders' work which comes from the artist himself." His pieces are available for purchase.
During the 1930s, Cortor found work with the Federal Art Project of the WPA, and in 1941, was one of the founding artists of the SSCAC. Cortor exhibited in the 1938 interracial show "An Exhibition in Defense of Peace and Democracy", which was sponsored by the Chicago Artists' Group. In 1940 he was one of the young artists exhibited at "The Exhibition of the Art of the American Negro" in Chicago. Cortor credits the studying of African sculptures at the Field Museum for transforming his work. According to Cortor, "that was the most important influence in all my work, for to this day you will find in my handling of the human figure that cylindrical and lyrical quality I was taught to appreciate in African art."

Special Collections- see Regenstein Library.

Third World Cafe. Photographs by Kevin Eatinger including interiors of area boarded up churches. 1301 E. 53rd St.


UC Special Collections Regenstein Library, 1100 E. 57th St.

Special Collections and Reg. Library: Jewish Heritage, Gilbert and Sullivan, more. Tadanori Kokoo: Recent Poster Works. (psychedelic + album works from the Beatles on question what is being advertised.) Through June 19.
"On the Edge: Medieval Margins and the Margins of Academic Life."

At Crerar: "Science at the University of Chicago: A History from the Library's Photofiles." Celebrate over 100 years of groundbreaking scientific research and discoveries with this amazing collection of photographs from the University of Chicago. Sponsored by the John Crerar Foundation.

UChicago Tech. 6030 S. Ellis.

University Theater - visit http://ut.uchicago.edu for schedule. March 26, Monday. STARTING NOW (THIS QUARTER) UNIVERSITY THEATER MOVES TO LOGAN ON 60TH ST. Plays will include Mickel Maher's adapation of An Actor Prepares and (Deans' Men) Shakespeare's Cymbeline in the Courtyard.

Washington Park Incubator - see Garfield.

Ongoing select Wednesdays 3-4 pm. WHPK's (88.5, whpk.org) The Groks Science Show. 3/18, 4/1, 4/15, 4/29, 5/13, 5/27, 6/10, 6/24, 7/8, 7/22, 8/5, 8/19...

The Chicago Ensemble, Mostly Music, University of Chicago Presents, and The Chicago Chorale events at Rockefeller Chapel. Jazz and Gamelan events at Hyde Park Union Church. Series section.

Astronomical viewing with Ryerson Astronomical Society Wednesdays 7-9 weather permitting. Ponder the heavens through the vintage 6-inch telescope. Ryerson is at the northeast corner of the campus circle drive.

Jazz (and other music) on Tap (or coffee houses/restaurants)

*****(http://www.hydeparkjazzfestival.org) Became even bigger with the TWO DAY Hyde Park Jazz Festival September 24-25 2011. And the benefit with Freddye Cole on Sept. 22. Watch for it in September 2012.

The Chicago Jazz Archive at the University of Chicago Library’s Special Collection Research Center invites all jazz lovers to explore the history of Chicago jazz online and in person this fall:

1. View and hear our new Web exhibit, Sounds from Tomorrow’s World: Sun Ra and the Chicago Years, 1946-1961. While living in Chicago, Herman Poole “Sonny” Blount became Sun Ra—the leader of the Arkestra and a composer and arranger of some of the most avant-garde jazz of the time. He was also the architect of a philosophy that informed his music, his life, and the lives of those around him: a synthesis of Black Nationalism, Egyptology, futurism, occultism and Southern Baptist preaching. This Web exhibit explores Sun Ra’s Chicago years through images and sound recordings of his poetry and music, vinyl records and album artwork, promotional materials and early controversial broadsheets. A media kit is available online.

2. Visit the Special Collections Research Center to consult the original materials shown in the Sun Ra Web exhibit and thousands of other publications, photographs, articles, posters, programs, ticket stubs, and other ephemera of musicians, clubs, record companies, and jazz organizations found in the Chicago Jazz Archive.

3. Visit our updated Chicago Jazz Library Guide for information on researching the history of Chicago jazz at libraries across the city.

4. Stop by the Chicago Jazz Archive table at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival this Saturday, September 25. The Special Collections Research Center is a member of the Hyde Park Alliance for Arts and Culture (HyPa), which co-produces the festival.

Please contact me if you have questions about any of these offerings.

Best regards, Rachel A. Rosenberg, Director of Communications, The University of Chicago Library
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Jazz in Mandel Hall: April 15, 2012, Sunday, 6 pm. Chicago Presents a Special Event, jazz. Gretchen Parlato Quartet. $20, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. Jazz program to be announced from stage. First place winner of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition (2004), Gretchen Parlato is a rising jazz star described as having a "deep almost magical connection to the music," by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock. Saxophonist/composer Wayne Shorter said that, "in an inconspicuous way, Gretchen plays th same instrument as frank Sinatra. There's no on out there like Gretchen." Next April 22.

AACM- see L26. Also at DuSable frequently. Summer series at Carruthers Center 700 E. Oakwood- see in By Date June 30, July 8, August 12, September 9. Also at South Side Center July-Sept at l3 every 1t and 2nd Sunday. Every Friday at L26 (qv) at 10 $10 and jam sessions every Thurs there at 9 $5.

Hyde Park Jazz Society, http://www.hydeparkjazzsociety.com for lineup. Formed to do what its former name says, Committee to Restore Jazz in Hyde Park, including bringing the Checkerboard to Hyde Park. Now organizes the large, annual jazz festival in Hyde Park, supports jazz Sunday night at the various venues-- see their website for next. Find description and contacts at their site and in our Arts and Cultural Directory alpha run. Sunday evening sets are now at L26 in South Loop Hotel, 12 W. 26th at State.

Checkerboard Lounge
. Check our Checkerboard page for their lineup of blues, jazz, and other music. Checkerboard Lounge, 5201 S. Harper 773 684-1472.

Jazzy Sundays with Jabon Jazz or other groups. To book jazz groups, call Ms. Acklin at 773 447-5927.

Now underway 2010- Friday noon jazz or concerts in Hyde Park Shopping Center courtyard near 55th and Lake Park.
Summer Fridays for noontime concerts in Hyde Park Shopping Center courtyard. Into September.

Also (not always live music at) 2nd weekends this summer 10-8 as part of International Art and Craft Shows. The latter also occurs 3rd weekends in summer in Harper Court--also with live music.

Nichols Park Sunday afternoon concert series mid July-September. 4-6 pm by the north fountain.

Jazz (and blues and gospel) brunches in HP and beyond: Chant, 1509 E. 53rd- Sundays 11-3,
Backstory (often the avant guarde trio Recovery)
W.C. Handy's Bistro in South Shore
Blues47 Gospel Brunch on Sundays? King and 47th Suffered major fire damage, don't know if/when it reopens
South Side YMCA sometimes has jazz, blues or.

New venue- Jackson Park Fieldhouse, 2nd Mondays April-June at 1 pm- in conjunction with the seniors program. "Blue Mondays." (starts again fall 2011)

CLOSED> Backstory Cafe at Experimental Station. There is a new place, B Grabs may or not have performance.

ETA Creative Art Foundation- Charles Hath presents Jazz'n on the South Side. 7558 S. chicago Ave. June 2011 remaining- Wednesdays, june 22 Marquis Hill, June 29 Curtis Robinson. Doors open at 6, perf. at 7. $10 cover.

Hyde Park Art Center including AACM occasionally on weekends.

Hyde Park Jazz Society Sundays- moving Dec. 4 2011 to the Marmon Grand, 2230 S. State.

??Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center- Hidden Pearl Art Cafe. Jazz offerings 2nd and 4th Thursdays 7-11 pm. Currently Crosswind, leader and percussionist Greg Penn. Food and bevs available. $10, $ students with ID and LBP members or jam session participants. 1060 E. 47th St. 773 285-1211. info@blackpearl.org.

1st Fridays jazz at Quadrangle Club bar, 1155 E. 57th st. Dress, cover.

Friday and Saturday evenings starting at 9:30 pm And Sundays 11 am- 3 pm at C.H.A.N.T Chinese and Asian American tapas restaurant, 1509 E. 53rd St., has jazz and blues soloists, several of them stars such as Ray Silkman, and sometimes DJs. 773 324-1999, http://www.chantchicago.com.

Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap- Blues Sundays 4-7:30, Curtis Black Trio (mostly jazz) 9 pm- 1 am. 1172 E. 55th St. 773 643-5516.

L26 at South Loop Hotel, 12 W. 26th at State - Fridays at 10 $10 AACM Fred Anderson Memorial Series- July 8 Art Turk Burton and Congo Square, July 15 Maggie Brown Quartet, July 22 saalik Ziyad Collective, Aug. 19 Corey Wilkes Trio, Aug. 26 Edwin Daugherty, Sept. 2 Earnest Dawkins Black Star Project, Sept. 9 Ann Ward with Ari Brown, Sept 16 Chicago Horns, Sept. 23 Vincent Davis Percussion Plus, Sept. 30 Justin Dillard Trio. And jam sessions every Thursday at 9 $5.
And Sundays 7:30-11:30 pm Hyde Park Jazz Society Series $10, $5.

Mellow Yellow, Occasional Friday (or some holidays or Saturdays) night Jazz 8 or 9-midnight. James Tyler Quintet, Snatch Jazz. Kevin Nabors Quintet, or Chester McSween. 1508 E. 53rd St. 773 667-2000. No cover, 2 dr. min. http://www.mellowyellowrestaurant.com. http://www.snatchband.com.

Park 52, Wednesdays, 7:30-9 pm. 5201 S. Harper. 773 241-5200, http://www. Park52Chicago.com.
Special show based on Oscar Brown - see by date Feb. 9, 16, 24. Otherwise jazz Wednesdays.

Piccolo Mondo. Italian fine restaurant has a Spanish Guitarist Wednesday evenings. 1642 E. 56th St. 773 643-1106. Norberto Zas, mzas@sbcglobal.net.

Potbelly Sandwich Works in Hyde Park Shopping Center has Samuel "Savoir Faire" Williams playing Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6-9 pm.
Michael Beetly Mons non-1 pm.

Room 43, 1039-43 E. 43rd St.

Quadrangle Club, 1st Fridays Jazz, 6 pm-?. 1155 E. 57th St.

Curtis Black Trio, other groups Sundays at 9 pm, Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, 11-- E. 55th St.

Hyde Park Art Center, Renaissance Society, and Hyde Park Shopping Center and Harper Court are places for occasional jazz concerts.

Occasionally there are large concerts at Mandel Hall and even on the quads.

At least once a quarter the Jazz XTet under Mtawa Bowden perform at the University of Chicago's Fulton Hall. music.uchicago.edu.

First Unitarian, 5650 S. Woodlawn, and Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn often have jazz events, including by Willie Pickens and Jimmy Ellis. Don't miss the Christmas concert. Also Sunday afternoon monthly series various quarters.

Some outside include Live in the Alley Sats. 2-8 in summer, at Black United, 1801 E. 71st St.

Op Shop 1530 E. 53rd St- 1530 E. 53rd St.

Smart Sounds: Concerts in the Courtyard- summer Passport series 2010 done, but

The free performances continue with the Hyde Park Jazz Festival on September 25. The fourth annual festival includes another mammoth lineup of jazz greats, including Art Hoyle and Rio Bamba at the Smart. Visit hydeparkjazzfestival.org.

The concerts wrap up under a tent in the courtyard on September 30, with the premiere performance of a new score by composer Jeffrey Rukaman. The eclectic, meditative piece--commissioned by the Smart to celebrate the opening of Echoes of Past--will be performed by members of Kansas City's acclaimed Spoonbender Orchestra [which was involved in the art of the Midwest exhibit].

Passport to Jazz- discontinued.

Jazz in Chicago-- it lives in at least these venues: (Pub Crawl with Jazz Institute of Chicago September 1, 6-Midnight. JazzInChicago.org.

Andy's- 11 E. HubbardBacroom 1007 N. Rush
Buddy Guy's Legends- 700 S. Wabash
City Life-712 E. 83rd st.
Close Up 2- 416 S. Clark
Marmon Grand- 2230 S. Michigan
Green Mill- 4802 N. Broadway
Jazz Showcase- 806 S. Plymouth
M Lounge- 1520 S. Wabash
New Regal Theater- 1645 E. 79th St.
Reggie's- 2109 S. State St.
Red Pepper's Masquerade Lounge- 428 E. 87th St.
Velvet Lounge- 67 E. Cermak

Then Chicago Jazz Festival September Labor Day weekend- Millennium and Grant Parks and Chicago Cultural Center. Programmed by the Jazz Institute of Chicago. jazzinchicago.org/jazzfest. Don't miss Joan Collaso, sponsored by Hyde Park Jazz Society.

Rock Scene

Hyde Park has a U of C scene, centered performances in Bartlett and Hutchinson and Main Quads, Uncommon Grounds (2nd fl. Reynolds), Hutchinson Commons, or the several coffee shops-- and thought by some to be rather subdued and fusion. It also has a cutting edge underground scene-- literally more often than not in a basement, often in west Hyde Park. For the latter especially, you have to get into the scene or on various email. facebook, twitter, or pass-the-flyer groups to find them.

To start with the South Side rock and cutting edge scene, frequent such spots as Reggies Rock Club, 2109 S. State, South Union Arts, 1352 S. Union, Go0Go Town, 3117 S. Morgan.

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Series

Persons needing assistance at U of C programs should call 773 702-8484. To Artspeak 2009-2010

Amadeus Consort (at Shrine of Christ the King)
Apollo Chorus
Baroque Band
Bella Voce (Rockefeller perfs.)
Chicago a cappella
Chicago Chorale
Chicago Ensemble
Christ the King - Hidden Treasures series
Series Music UC
UC non-Presents quarter programs
Noontime Music Series at UC
Chicago Presents
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Chicago Presents Classic
Chicago Presents Early
Chicago Presents Contempo
Gilbert and Sullivan operetta in March- dir. to info in this page. Website. Benefits perf. ensembles at U of C.
Winter groups
Pacifica Quartet
** 2010-11 Chicago Presents
Newberry Consort
Court Theatre
Mostly Music
Music Teachers of Hyde Park

Rembrandt
South Shore Opera
Sundays at First Unitarian
The Tiny Mahler Orchestra

Amadeus Consort (info coming) holds concerts 4th Sundays 3 pm at St. Gelasius (Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, 6415 S. Woodlawn)- free. Hidden Trasures Classical Consert Series: baroque and early classical from known authors but rarely heard pieces.

Apollo Chorus. http://www.apollochorus.org.

Baroque Band. (either .com or .org work on its busy website.) Partial (Hyde Park) schedule. Programs are often also in Rockefeller Chapel, Nichols Hall of Chicago Music Institute in Evanston and Symphony Center. New to Chicago and Hyde Park in 2007. Director is Briton Garry Clarke. "Informed period performance." Outstanding. $35, 15 single, series range from $54 student to $126. Hyde Park dates and locations tba or visit their website. Garry Clarke - Artistic Director Get all FOUR concerts for just $140, seniors 126, student 60.

2014-15

October 3, Friday, 730 pm. Baroque Band. Riotous Baroque. Mad Men. Spanish counter tenor Xavier Sabata makes his Chicago debut in a concert that includes works featuring mad characters by Handel and Vivaldi. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn. (Sept. 28 at Music Inst. of Chicago Evanston, October 1 at Symphony Center). Next in HP Jan. 17)

January 17, Saturday, 730 pm. Baroque Band. Riotous Baroque. Beastie Boyz. Barking dogs, squalling cats, caking frogs and more wild things in the music of Faina, Schmeltzer, Telemann and Uccellini. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn (Jan. 16 Music Inst. Evanston, Jan 21 Symphony Center). Next in HP March 7.

March 7, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Baroque Band. Riotous Baroque. Past Masters. Released in 1988, the Beatles' two-volume "Past Masters" CD featured songs recorded between 1962 and 1970. Baroque Band's tribute to Past Masters includes music composed between 1662 and 1670 and features music by Matthew Locke, Thomas Baltzar, Lully, and Buxtehude. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn. ) March 4 Symphony Center, March 5 Music Inst. Evanston.) Next in HP May 30.

May 29 , Saturday,730 pm. Baroque Band. Riotous Baroque. Water Works. Telemann's overture Hamburger Ebbund Fluth and Handel's three Water Music suites. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn. (May 29 Music Inst Evanston, June 3 Symphony Center). End of season.

 

Bella Voce (Rockefeller performances- ) ??925 W. Huron #608, Chicago, IL 60622, http://www.bellavoce.org, mail@bellavoce.org. Also given as Bella Voce, c/o Department of Performing Arts, College of Architecture and tArts, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1040 E. Harrison St., Rm L018, MC255, Chicago, IL 60607-7130.

No concerts in Hyde Park 2013-14. Nearest is a couple at St. Procopius.

Chicago a cappella
http://www.chicagoacappella.org.

2014-15- none in Hyde Park


Chicago Chorale.
Bruce Tammen, Director. Hyde Park-based and largely HP artists but absolutely top rate. 1100 E. 55th St. (Lutheran School). Contact: Jana French, 5550 S. Blackstone 60637. 773 288-8459, janaf@sbcglobal.net. http://www.chicagochorale.org. chicagochorale@gmail.com.

2014-15

Chicago Ensemble at I-House Sundays, 3 pm (except one). (also Tuesdays- succeeding or following-- at Fourth Presbyterian 126 E. Chestnut 7 pm). All works have a personal introduction by Founder and Artistic Director /pianist Gerald Rizzer and refreshments. $25, student $10. Subscription $10o for 5 programs, plus intro complementary tickets to distribute. International House, 1414 E. 59th St. theceweb@thechicagoensemble.org 773 889-4206. (Dates given generally are at International House. Alternates for the same program are various days before or after at private residences, LaSalle St. Church, or Sherwood Academy of Music.) http://www.thechicagoensemble.org. Mail contacts P.O. Box 409048, Chicago, IL 60640. 773 889-4206. Managing Director Jennifer Harris. You can buy tickets from their site from Brown Paper Tickets (which claims to be "fair trade").

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Christ the King Hidden Treasures of Classical Music. Monthly.

Institute of Christ the King, resumes its monthly concert program, Hidden Treasures in Classical Music. Hear the works of Baroque composers known and unknown performed in the acoustically beautiful Shrine of Christ The King as presented by The Amadeus Consort.http://www.classicalconcerts.org.
Watch for 2012-13.


UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MUSIC SERIES-Chicago Presents and other series: Chicago Presents 2011-12 subscription sales are now open.

Non- University of Chicago Presents, non noontime and non colloquium Winter program (see details in By Date under date):


Colloquia-

Besides the series below, Chicago Presents has combination mini-series such as Quartet

Noontime Concert Series Thursdays except as noted, 12:15 pm. at Fulton Recital Hall, Goodspeed 4th, 1010 E. 59th St.


Chicago Presents- most in Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. Office 5720 S. Woodlawn, 60637, 773 702-8068.

Subscription Series: Full pass $299 ($295 staff, $60 UC student). Saves 40%
Classic Plus: $184 ($180, $34)
Classic" $144 (($140, $25)
Quartet Series: $100 ($17)
Early Music: $75 ($13)
Single tickets with subscription- generally $25, 35, or 40 except Contempo Ganz Hall $15, Lise de la Salle $10, Lionele Loueke Tri0 $20
(Most performances are $35 non student, some $25. Mandel and Logan are the main venues, a few are at Rockefeller.

View preconcert lectures at http://chicagopresents.uchicago.edu.

Chicago Presents total 2014-15 series

October 10, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Classical. Danish String Quartet. $35, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.
6:30 pm. Preconcert Talk with Thomas Christensen.
7:30 pm. Haydn: String Quartet in F minor, Op. 20, No. 5
Thomas Agerfeldt Olesen: the extinguishable (U.S. premiere)
Schubert: String Quartet No. 15 in G major, D. 887

October 12, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Presents- Artists in Residence- Pacifica Quartet. $25, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
2 pm. preconcert talk with Shulamit Ran.
3 pm. Mendelssohn: Quartet in F minor, Op 80
Shulamit Ran: Glitter, Doom, Shards, Memory (U.S. premiere)
Beethoven: Quartet in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2, "Razumovsky"

October 24, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Jazz at the Logan. Regina Carter Quintet with sp. guest Edmar Castaneda. $35, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.

November 1, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Music Across Genres. Third Coast Percussion. $25, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
Haunt of Last Nightfall: Music and Politics Connect and Collide
John Cage: Credo in US
Frederic Rzewski: Coming Together
David T. Little: Haunt of Last Nightfall
Post-concert talk with Third Coast Percussion

November 7, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Early Howard Mayer Brown. Tafelmusik. $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
Canada’s award-winning period instrument orchestra Tafelmusik explores the fusion of arts, science and culture in the 17th and 18th centuries. In this production featuring poetic narration, choreography and music by Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Bach and Handel, the Tafelmusik musicians perform the music by memory to a backdrop of high-definition images from the Hubble telescope. The Galileo Project: Music of the Spheres

November 14, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Jazz at the Logan. Alfredo Rodriguez Trio. $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Cuban- born pianist

November 21, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Classical. Denis Kozukhin, piano. $35, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. Russian.
6:30 pm pre-concert talk with Steven Rings.
7:30 pm Haydn: Sonata in D Major, Hob. XVI:24
Prokofiev: Sonata No. 7, Op. 83
Haydn: Sonata in B minor, Hob. XVI:32
Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8, Op. 84

January 11, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Presents- Classical. Anna Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano, and Angela Hewitt, piano. $35, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.
2 pm pre-concert talk w. tba.
3 pm An afternoon of German and French songs, with works including Beethoven, Schubert, Faure´ and Debussy

January 24, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Contempo at 50- Now and Then I. Featuring soprano Sharon Harms $25, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
eighth blackbird
Pacifica Quartet
Cliff Colnot, conductor
Stephen Burns, trumpet
Andrew Nogal, oboe, english horn
Karl Rzasa, bassoon
Julia Filson, horn
Minghuan Xu, violin
David Scholl, bass
Anthony Cheung, piano
Alison Attar, harp
Sharon Harms, soprano
Program:
6:30 pm roundtable discussion- Contempo commissions
7:30 pm concert
Kurt Rhode: This bag is not a toy
Shulamit Ran: Perfect Storm
Ralph Shapey: Concertante No. 1 for Trumpet and Ten Instruments
Huck Hodge: piano quintet
John Eaton: The End of It (world premiere)

January 25, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Presents- Artists in Residence- Pacifica Quartet. $25, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
2 pm pre-concert talk with Shulamit Ran.
3 pm Puccini: Crisantemi
Carter: Quartet No. 1
Beethoven: Quartet in F major, Op. 59, No. 1, "Razumovsky"

January 30, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Early. Alba Consort. "Earthly Love, Divine Love." $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
Bridging the ancient to the present with exotic songs, compelling dances and virtuosic improvisations, Alba evokes the haunting melodies and dynamic rhythms of the Iberian Peninsula, as well as music from its Middle Eastern and European neighbors, in a time when Christian, Jewish and Muslim cultures flourished together.

February 6, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Classical. Isabelle Faust (violin) and Alexander Melnikov (piano). $35, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.
6:30 pm pre-concert lecture with Robert Kendrick
7:30 pm concert
Dvorák: Romantische Stücke, Op. 75
Enescu: Impressions d'Enfance, Op. 28
Tchaikovsky: Mélodies
Franck: Sonata in A Major
(a wedding gift to “King of the Violin,” Belgian violinist Eugene Ysaye.)

February 13, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Jazz at the Logan. Tigrin Hamasyan Trio. $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Tigrin is a hot pianist with a unique mix and style.

February 20, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Music Across Genres. Avi Avital, mandolin and David Greilsammer, piano . $25, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
6:30 pm pre-concert talk with Lawrence Zbikowski
7:30 pm concert
Mozart: Sonata K. 301 in G Major
Berg: Piano Sonata, Op. 1
Bach: Sonata No. 6 in G Major, BWV. 1019
Bach: Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV. 1004
Mozart: Fantasia in C minor, K. 475
Pärt: Fratres
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances

February 27, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Classical. The Jerusalem Quartet. $35, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57t St.
6:30 pm pre-concert lecture with Woo-Chan Lee
7:30 pm concert
Mozart: Quartet in G Major, K. 387
Bartok: Quartet No. 4
Schumann: Quartet No. 3 in A Major, Op. 41, No. 3

March 1, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Presents- Contempo at 50. Now and Then II. $25, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
eighth blackbird
Pacifica Quartet
Cliff Colnot, conductor
Lisa Kaplan and Daniel Scholsberg, piano
Mary Stolper, flute
Ben Sutherland, electronics
Michelle Areyzaga, soprano
Alison Attar, harp
Collins Trier, bass
2:00 pm Contempo Commissions: Roundtable Conversations
3:00 pm concert
Helen Grime: Entwined Channels
Howard Sandroff: Chants des Femmes
Gunther Schuller: Four Adventures (world premiere)
Earl Kim: Now and Then
Sofia Gubaidulina: Pilgrimage of Four (world premiere)

April 10, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Classical. Centenary Weekend-the Crossroads of World War I and Music.
Crossroads I/ Passing from the Romantic Era
. $35, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.
Clarinetist Anthony McGill, violinist Arnaud Sussmann, pianist Anna Polonsky, and pianist Orion Weiss.
6:30 pm pre-concert lecture with Seth Brodsky
7:30 pm concert
Granados: Selections from Goyescas, Op. 11, for piano
Elgar: Violin Sonata in E minor, Op. 82
Poulenc: Sonata for Piano Four Hands, FP 8
Berg: Four Pieces for clarinet and piano, Op. 5
Stravinsky: L'Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale): Suite for violin, clarinet and piano

April 11, Saturday, 1:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Centenary Weekend-the Crossroads of World War I and Music.
Crossroads II/Sonatas in a Time of War
. $15, $5. Fulton Performance Hall, 1010 E. 59thSt/5845 S. Ellis 4th Fl.
Pacifica Quartet members with Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky (piano)
1:30 pm Clarke viola and Janácek violin sonatas
2:30 pm Lecture with Steven Rings
3:15 pm Reception

April 11, Saturday, 4 pm. Chicago Presents-Centenary Weekend-the Crossroads of World War I and Music.
Crossroads II/Debussy's Late Sonatas
. $15, $5. Fulton Performance Hall, 1010 E. 59thSt/5845 S. Ellis 4th Fl.
Pacifica Quartet members with Anna Polonsky (piano), Orion Weiss (piano), Tim Murno and Maria Luisa Ryan
Debussy- late sonatas

April 11, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Centenary Weekend-the Crossroads of World War I and Music.
Crossroads III/Shropshire Lads World War I Poets and Composers of Great Britain.
$35, $5. Logan Performance Penthouse , 915 E. 60th St.
Shropshire Lads: World War I Poets & Composers of Great Britain”: A salon evening of poetry and songs from England, presented in partnership with Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago (Lieder Lounge). Guest baritone John Brancy, and poet and UChicago Professor of Practice in the Arts John Wilkinson.

April 12, Sunday, 1 pm. Chicago Presents- Centenary Weekend-the Crossroads of World War I and Music.
Crossroads IV/Lecture-Demonstration on Bartok's Quartet 2
. Pacifica Quartet and Friends Commemorate (WWI) $15, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
1:00 pm lecture-demonstration with Steven Rings, Associate Professor of Music at UChicago, and Pacifica Quartet on Bartók's Quartet No. 2.

April 12, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Presents- Centenary Weekend-the Crossroads of World War I and Music.
Crossroads IV/ Pacifica Quartets and Friends Commemorate (WWI). Logan Performance Hall,
915 E. 60th St. $25, $5.
Pacifica Quartet members with pianists Anna Polonsky and Orion Weiss and clarinetist Michael Maccaferri
2:00 pm pre-concert lecture with Lynn Hooker
3:00 pm concert
Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes for string quartet, clarinet and piano, Op. 34
Bartók: Quartet No. 2
Elgar: Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84

April 17, Friday, 1 pm. Chicago Presents- Early. Blue Heron. Music for Cantebury Cathedral. $35, $5. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn.
The professional vocal Blue Heron ensemble, under the direction of Scott Metcalfe, presents a program from Tudor England, including the colorful and ornate Veni sancte spiritus mass by Richard Pygott, and music by Nicholas Ludford.
6:30 pm pre-concert lecture with Anne Robertson
7:30 pm concert
Music for Canterbury Cathedral

April 19, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Presents- Jazz at the Logan. Delfeayo Marsalis Quartet. The Last Southern Gentlemen Tour. $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.

April 23, Thursday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Contempo: U Chicago Resident Ensemble Showcase. $15, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
eighth blackbird, Pacifica Quartet, Julia Bentley, mezzo-soprano, Cliff Colnot, conductor
7:30 pm concert
Francisco Castillo-Trigueros: Nealika
Michael LaCroix: Twelve Faces of the Emerald
David Gordon: Speaking in Tongues
Eric Brinkman: Sublimation
Yuan-Chen Li: Wandering Viewpoint

May 1, Friday, 1 pm. Chicago Presents- Early Howard Mayer Brown/ Music Across Genres. Benjamin Bagby. "Beowulf". $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
Medievalist and musician Benjamin Bagby with his six-string harp carry clear echoes of Gaelic music, sea shanties, Appalachian hill tunes and bluegrass numbers, Eastern ritual chants and prayer calls, talking blues. Commissioned by Utrecht Early Music Festival and Lincoln Center.
6:30 pm pre-concert lecture with Christina von Nolcken
7:30 pm concert Beowulf

May 6, Wednesday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Contempo- Tomorrow's Music Today I. Free, unticketed. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
eighth blackbird and the Pacifica Quartet, conducted by Cliff Colnot. Programs will include dissertation works by UChicago doctoral candidates in composition. 7:30 pm concert Works by Pierce Gradone, Timothy Page, and Jae-Goo Lee.

May 16, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Contempo- Tomorrow's Music Today II. Free. Roosevelt University Ganz Hall, 430 S. Michigan.
eighth blackbird and the Pacifica Quartet, conducted by Cliff Colnot. Programs will include dissertation works by UChicago doctoral candidates in composition. Works by Kate Pukinskis, Philip Taylor, and Iddo Aharony.

May 29 Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Jazz at the Logan. Mason Moran and the Bandwagon. $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
Pianist Jason Moran and his group The Bandwagon, with bassist Tarus Mateen and drummer Nasheet Waits, challenge the status quo.

Series (see above for details)

Artists in Residence- Oct. 12, January 25
Centenary Weekend (WWI)- April 10-11
Classical- Oct. 10, Nov. 21, , Jan. 11, Feb. 6, Feb. 27, April 10
Contempo- March 1, April 23, May 6, May 16
Early: Howard Mayer Brown Memorial- Jan. 30, April 17, May 1
Jazz at the Logan- Oct. 24, Feb 13, April 19, May 29
Music Across Genres- Nov 1, Feb 20, May 1

 

The Newberry Consort. $35, $28? Performs at the Newberry, U of C, and Northwestern. Theme this year is Treasures from the Newberry Library. The Consort is Artist-in-Residence at all three but is now an independent 501. Performances are Friday evening at the Newberry's Ruggles Hall, Saturday 7:30 at the U of C, and Sunday, 3 pm at Lutkin Hall at Northwestern in Evanston. Visit the website for information on subscription, advance ticket sales, and exchanges. Address is The Newberry Consort, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, Il 60610. Center for Public Programs, 312 255-3610.

pre-lecture concert an hour ahead.

2014.

 

See below

 

There are too many other groups to do more than list here--Jazz X-Tet, Middle Eastern Ensemble, Rockefeller Chapel ensembles, Computer Music Studio, University Wind Ensemble, Motet Choir, University Chamber Orchestra, University Symphony Orchestra, New Music Ensemble. 12 groups are underwritten in part by the Gilbert and Sullivan production (this year Pinafore, March 9-11). music.uchicago.edu.

Noontime Concert Series Thursdays at 12:15 pm. Above

University Symphony

University Wind Ensemble

University Chamber Orchestra

University Chorus

Motet Choir

Rockefeller Chapel Choir

New Music Ensemble

Jazz X-tet

Middle East Music Ensemble

Central Javanese Gamelan

Gilbert and Sullivan. March 15, Friday, 16, Saturday (both 8 pm), March 17, Sunday (matinee). The Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company with the University Chamber Orchestra. The 2013 production will be "The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty." Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. Tickets open in February, various. The production is presented by, and benefits, the University of Chicago Department of Music.

End of season concerts/Alumni weekend

Noontime Concert Series, Thursdays at 12:15

Student Composers Alliance

Chicago Men's A Cappella, Unaccompanied Women, Umoja Gospel Choir, Voices in Your Mind, Goluska, Midway Brass (See May 3), Fire Wire Ensemble....

 

Monthly organ concerts on the Ganz Organ at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, 1100 E. 55tth St. First Tuesdays in academic year.

Mostly Music - GONE

 

Music Teachers of Hyde Park Changed to 3rd Wednesdays 6:30 pm- Fall-Spring, skipping December - at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511 or 773 643-9251. Proceeds to charity.

Rembrandt Chamber Players. PO Box 0547, Chicago, IL 60690, Fax 312 360-0606, phone 312 360-3145, Website http://www.rembrandtchamberplayers.org. 5 concerts a year. 2014. Hyde Park only given here.

 

South Shore Opera Company of Chicago. http://www.southshoreopera.org. Oct. 18? La Traviata arias, ensembles, acts "You know the songs, now hear the rest of the story". Ticketed. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

 

Sunday Afternoon Concerts at First Unitarian Church. Various sets during the year.

The Tiny Mahler Orchestra. DISBANDED

 

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Continuing, next few weeks and by running date--mostly places

(For most religious venues, links can be found in the Religious Directory.
A more extensive listing of the incredible array of cultural programming providers is in the
Cultural Directory, especially the alpha listings. See also After School.)

Continuing or set-period run

Every Saturday? Robie House offers interior tours . Robie House. 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave. 708 848-1976.

Court Theatre. 5535 S. Ellis Ave. 773 753-4472.
Special deals such as preview week, student rush available. Occasional staged readings also. 773 753-4472. See above for 2007-08 run.

Continuing at DuSable Museum:
The DuSable Museum of African American History is located in Washington Park near the corner of 56th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue at 740 E. 56th Pl.

Short runs. University Theater Reynolds 1st fl. th. or 3rd floor, us. Wed.-Sat. 7506 S. University. http://ut.uchicago.edu.

Continuing or short run: the Big ones

Continuing at Hyde Park Art Center:
See in types-art exhibits below and in "Best Bets" above.
Hyde Park Art Center classes, exhibits, events. 773 324-5520.
Park Art Center.
Now at 5020 S. Cornell

Continuing. Museum of Science and Industry: More see in alpha listing. 773- 955-9503.
Submarine U 505 new underground exhibit opens June 4. Watch for special events.
57th at Lake Shore Drive , 773 684-1414.
Omnimax:

Smart Home: Green and Wired

Oriental Institute 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507.
Films on Sunday at 2, other specials, periodic lectures and classes. New permanent exhibits. " special exhibits and interactive programs, lectures, Sunday films a t 2 pm.
Open at Oriental Institute: "Catastrophe! The Looting and Destruction of Iraq's Past." Through December. Lecture by McGuire Gibson, followed by candlelight vigil. 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9514. See symposium April 12.


Renaissance Society Bergman Gallery. 4th (418) floor Cobb Hall, 5811 S. Ellis Ave. 773 702-8670.10-5 Tu-F, 12-5 Sat.-Sun, Exhibits and openings with lectures, concerts and more.

info@renaissancesociety.org.


Continuing at Smart Museum: see in venue section above and types section below.
5550 S. Greenwood. 773 702-0200.

Continuing or short run: Other venues

Continuing at Augustana Lutheran, 55th and Woodlawn.

Continuing at Catholic Theological Union. 5416 S. Cornell, replacing Courtyard Gallery. 773 324-8000. M-F 9-4.y.

Continuing. Center for Gender Studies. 5733 S. University

Continuing. John Crerar Library, M-S 8:30-5. 5730 S. Ellis. 773 702-8717.

Continuing . Experimental Station, 6100 S. Blackstone. Concerts and exhibits.

Continuing. Franke Institute, JRL S-118 1100 E. 57th St.

Friends of the Gamelan. gamelan@uchicago.edu. Or info@chicagogamelan.org.

April 9, Thursday. Opening at Gender Studies, "The Life of the Female Mind: Gender and Education at the University of Chicago." (cf. exhibit at Regenstein Special Collections.) Shows student research. Through June 13. http://genderstudies.uchicago.edu. 5733 S. University.

God's Gang artists coop. Contact 773 213-6992, http://godsgang1.net.

Grand Ballroom, 6357 S. Cottage Grove.

Great Frame Up, The. 1413 E. 53rd St., 773 752-2020.

U of C Library Society lectures are often on public affairs matters. For information and RSVP: Barbara Palmer-Bostick at 773 702-7695 or bbostick@uchicago. edu. http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/alumnifriends/libsoc/programs.html.

Continuing at Hyde Park Neighborhood Club. 5480 S. Kenwood.

Continuing at Hyde Park School of Ballet. Classes (Quarter system) culminating in recitals and performances in collaboration with U of C performing groups. More details in Afterschool.

Continuing. Every Tuesday, 7 pm. International Folk Dancing at Quaker House, 5615 S. Woodlawn. 8-10:15. $4. 773 241-5834 or Mike at 773 241-5834. (Check and see if still functioning.)

Continuing. Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center. 1060 E. 47th St. 773 285-1211. Through June 30: "A Father's Choice/Chicago artists." Opening ? through July 31: "Printmaking Exhibition."

Lookingglass Theatre Summer Camp for 9-15 year olds at Promontory Point fieldhouse on the lake. Create an original piece July -August 1 to be performed on the mainstage. 773 477-9257 x193. lookingglasstheatre.org/education.

Occasional at Montgomery Place, 5550 South Shore.

Continuing. Marsha Melsheimer presents Music Anytime with the Young Child in the basement of Blackstone Branch Library. Several other ongoing programs for kids and a book club there. Call the Library, 312 747-0511. Visit the Friends of Blackstone page. Marsha's Music Together holds classes in var. venues, esp. at Joan's Studio on 57th. email. 773 288-3815.

At Nichole2 Gallery, 4653 S. King Dr. 312 787-7716. (See more South Side Galleries in "Outside the Hyde Park Box.")
One of 3 closely set Bronzeville galleries, Nichole Smith's 2nd space is currently featuring not only Haitian and other Caribbean art but that of Africa, specifically Nigeria.See also Steele Life, Gallery Guichard in South Side Art Outside the Hyde Park Box (below) and Cultural Resources page-Galleries.

Continuing mid through late each academic quarter except summer: Off-Off Campus improv comedy at University Church, 5655 S. University. Resumes a few weeks into fall quarter.

Continuing at Regenstein Special Collections. Watch for next fall's, specialcollections@lib.uchicago.edu

Continuing at Renaissance Society, Cobb 418, 5811 S. Ellis, 773 702-8670.
Rockefeller Chapel. 5850 S. Woodlawn. Religious and Music events, special art exhibits. Details passim By Date.
5850 S. Woodlawn. 773 702-5059. 773 702-2100.

Continuing. South Shore Shore Cultural Center Gallery. 7059 South Shore Drive. 773 256-0149.

University Theater Reynolds Club, 5706 S. University.

Continuing. Every Monday and Wednesday morning there is toddler storytelling and read-a-book at 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St. 773 684-1300. New monthly book club has started.

Continuing. Every first and third Thursday evening (7:30>) at Borders'. Cyber Session Poetry Open Mic. 1539 E. 53rd St. 774 752-8663. And every Thursday is Storytime Thursday for children at 11 am.

Continuing. Sunday evenings at 9 the Curtis Black Trio performs jazz at Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, 1174 E. 55th St.

Continuing. University of Chicago Argentine Tango Club. Lessons during academic year. Ida Noyes 2nd fl. west lounge./ 1212 E. 59th St. Sometimes just nominal fee. Lots of styles of dance being taught and demonstrated at Ida. A different one almost every night!

Nichols Park field house classes and sessions. Includes arts and crafts and other programs for tots. small fee. 1355 E. 53rd St. 312 747-2703. Say Salsa at Neighborhood Club and Nichols fieldhouse ? (Tuesdays at 7?) 4 week $100, 8 week $160. info@saysalsa.com, 773 955-0222.

 

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The next few weeks and beyond- best bets by major type (a selection)

Art shows and talks, other exhibits

February 6-10 the Art Institute is Free.

Smart Museum. 5550 S. Greenwood. 773 702-0200. See in Best Bets above.

See best bets.

Exhibits at the Regenstein Special Collections -see in Best Bets, above

DuSable Museum
The DuSable Museum of African American History is located in Washington Park near the corner of 56th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue. 740 E. 56 th Pl.
For information call 773/947-0600 or visit the website at http://www.dusablemuseum.org/exhibit1.asp. For other specials see above in Best Bets.


Hyde Park Art Center
.
5020 S. Cornell--

Exhibit and event schedule is near top in best bets. Class schedule at their website.

Catholic Theological Union Gallery (replaces Courtyard Gallery). 5416 S. Cornell. 773 324-8000. M-F 9-4.

John Crerar Library at University of Chicago. 5730 S. Ellis (west side of inner quadrangle behind Bookstore).

Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center sometimes has open studio or classes Wednesday evenings, many other classes. 1060 E. 47th St., 773 285-1211.

Montgomery Place. 5550 South Shore Drive. 773 753-4100.

Museum of Science and Industry See Best Bets and Continuing above. The Glass Experience. Smart Home.

Nichole2 Gallery, 4653 S. King Dr. 312 787-7716. Tu-Sat 11-5. In the revitalized Bronzeville Center.
Nichole Smith's 2nd space is currently featuring not only Haitian and other Caribbean art but that of Africa, specifically Nigeria. See also Steele Life, Gallery Guichard in South Side Art Outside the Hyde Park Box (below) and Cultural Resources page-Galleries.

Nichols Park field house fall classes for kids of various ages registration (online at www.chicagoparkdistrict.com or a Saturday in person, is underway. 773 747-2307. Field house is at 1355 E. 53rd.

Oriental Institute , 1155 E. 59th St. 773 702-9514. Films on Sunday at 2.

Renaissance Society Cobb 418, 5811 S. Ellis. 773 702-8670.
10-5 Tu-F, 12-5 Sat, Sun. "Several Silences" through June 7.

Regenstein Library Special Collections. Renovated and reopened. Regenstein Library Special Collections exhibit, 1100 E, 57th St. specialcollections@lib.uchicago.edu.

Crerar Library in the science quad, 5730 S. Ellis.
bkern@uchicago. edu.
www.lib.chicago.edu/e/crerar/exhibits/

Rockefeller Chapel exhibits. Statuary models. Next phase opens?
5850 S. Woodlawn. 773 702-5059., 773 702-2100.
http://rockefeller.uchicago.edu. 773 703-2100. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

Third World Cafe. 1301 E. 53rd St. 773 288-3882. Always south side artists' work on display. Medici on 57th also has a long-standing art display.

eta Gallery, 7558 S. South Shore Drive.

South Shore Cultural Center Gallery. 7059 S. Shore Drive. Call 773 256-0149 for hours. South Shore Cultural Center. 7059 S. Shore Drive. Lots- look in South Shore or above in Best Bets alpha run, or below by date. "Interiors."

U of C- Dept. Visual Arts MFA temp. exhibit at 5228 S. Harper. August 15, 5-7pm.

UC Hospitals bridge between Mitchell and DCAM

General Lectures, Literature/Literacy, programs on culture or specific cultures, reading/literature, classes, workshops

 

Hyde Park Art Center 773 324-5520.
Mondays, 6 pm. Hyde Park Art Center presents monthly Talking Point series by artists for artists. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.
Talking Point is a (often 2nd) Monday program with artists and a ceramics class- starts at 6 pm. 2nd Monday Talking Point programs
See Sept. 18, Oct 23, Nov. 20 for the 3rd Tuesday Series A lectures.

Quarterly classes.

Classes at Little Black Pearl 773 285-1211, 1060 E. 47th St.

Jazz Dance classes for kids 6-12, arts and crafts classes for toddlers all fall at Nichols Park field house, 1355 E. 53rd St. 312 747-2307. Various times of day incl. after school.

Chicago Public Library One Book, One Chicago Contact Blackstone Branch Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312 747-0511. Look for events in By Date below and also the Friends of Blackstone Library page.

Arthur H. Compton, Charles Huggins Lecture Series (c 11 weeks) at the University of Chicago, Saturday mornings 11 am. Kersten Physics Ctr. in the Fall and Spring series 11 am, Kersten Physics, 5620 S. University. 312 572-2718.

U of C Civic Knowledge Project/Odyessy Enhancing Assets hosts workshops and classes, often with the Graham School, for community arts orgs. esp on public relations and other "how to" classes. Information 773 834-3929.
rschultz@uchicago.edu or 773 834-3929.
Listhost service info:
listhost:http://listhost.uchicago.edu/mailman/listinfo/civicknowledge
Also: Odyssey Project free yearlong course in five humanities subjects for adults at or below poverty level. 6 college credits. Also in Spanish. 773 834-3929.

Museum of Science and Industry Omnimax Theater.

Ongoing series of author talks and readings offered by 57th Street Books (with Seminary Co-op Bookstore and Newberry Library-those outside Hyde Park generally are not listed here). http://www.semcoop.com.

Oriental Institute classes: 773 702-9514.

Hyde Park School of Ballet classes in progress. 3 Hyde Park locations. www.hydeparkschoolofballet.org, 773 493-8498. Top

Blackstone Branch Library All kinds of activities. Adult and teen book groups, stories for kids, Despres Family Author Series. 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.

Music-

 

Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

U of C Dept. of Music. University of Chicago Presents.

Music Teachers of Hyde Park 4th Monday series at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 7:30 pm. 312 747-0511. (not summer)

South Shore Cultural Center certain times of the year- a new opera company, Civic Orchestra, various by Chicago Music Assoc. and UC Young Composers.

Music groups-see Series above. Includes University of Chicago Concert and Chicago Presents series (incl. St. Paul Chamber Orchestra), Chicago Chorale, Chicago Ensemble, Mostly Music. See below and in Series.

Checkerboard Lounge, 5201 S. Harper, open. Blues all days except Sun eves CheckerJazz 7:30-11 pm. 773 684-1472.

Compton Lectures of Enrico Fermi Institute. Fall and Spring series. (Winter has Huggins Lectures at the Medical Center.) Kersten Physics Teaching Center, 5720 S. Ellis (southeast corner).

Friends of the Gamelan. At Union Church 5600 S. Woodlawn; Beginning Classes

Quadrangle Club- 1st Fridays Jazz in the bar, 6:30-9 pm. 1155 E. 57th St.

First Unitarian Church 5650 S. Woodlawn has concerts including Sunday series at 3 pm. Check in by date or their website, http://www.firstuchicago.org.
Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn. Check their website for concerts, http://www.hpuc.org.

 

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Theater and performance, dance, cinema, festivals, classes.

Films winter quarter from Film and Media Center - visit http://1537news.com/eventsFilm.php. or http://filmstudiescenter.uchicago.edu.
DOC Films.

Backstory Cafe will have occasional film series-- 6100 S. Blackstone.

Civic Knowledge courses, esp. for the members of Southside Arts and Humanities Network. LAEPPK. Bart Schultz at rschultz@uchicago.edu or 773 702-8821. Silk Road Theatre Project. www.srtp.org.

University of Chicago Argentine Tango Club. Lessons every Thursday in academic quarters. 7:30-9:30 pm by Somer Surgit and an hour of dancing $3 UC students, faculty, staff; $5 others. Ida Noyes 2nd fl. west lounge. 1212 E. 59th St.

Cafe Society at Valois Cafeteria, 1520? E. 53rd St. Thursdays, 7 pm. Moderated discussions of cultural or civic/political subjects.

Court Theatre. 5535 S. Ellis Ave. 773 753-4472.
Special deals such as preview week, student rush available. 773 753-4472 For 2007-2008 playbill see near top in Best Bets. Opens January 10- Titus Andronicus.

Hyde Park Community Players. Contact plsbkr@netscape.net.

Journal of Ordinary Thought/Creative Writers Alliance.

Doc Films Max Palevsky Cinema, 1212 E. 59th St. Details. 773 486-9612. $4, Passes $24. 773 702-8575. See below.

DuSable Museum (see in best bets above). Sunday movies with a mission at 2 or 3. 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0700.

Friends of the Gamelan. At Union Church 5600 S. Woodlawn. Beginning Classes
gamelan@uchicago.edu. Or info@chicagogamelan.org. Programs including . puppets November 17, 2 and 5.

Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company. March middle weekend. Benefits the performance ensembles , including student groups at University of Chicago. Information: 773 702-8069, music.uchicago.edu. Best to visit http://www.gilbertandsullivanoperacompany.org.

Hyde Park Art Center. Classes. 773 324-5520. Creativity Camps , classes.

Hyde Park Neighborhood Club has "Films on Friday" noontime for seniors at 1 pm at a nominal fee. Generally real classics or first-run. Shown on large-screen tv.

Little Black Pearl.

Museum of Science and Industry Omnimax Theater. At Omnimax:

NWA Writing Group every Thursday 9:30-11:30 am at Blue Gargoyle, 5638 S. Woodlawn. 773 684-2742.

Nu-Stage Theatre Company, 500 E. 67th St 773 493-0901 offers classes to ages 5-20. Saturdays, $5 reg, $15 per class.

Oriental Institute films every Sunday at 2, specials see by date. 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507.
Classes four to six sessions each. 773 702-9507.

Renaissance Society Bergman Gallery. 4th (413) floor Cobb Hall, 5811 S. Ellis Ave. 773 702-8670.10-5 Tu-F, 12-5 Sat.-Sun, Exhibits and openings with lectures, concerts and more.

Dorchester Project/Civic Knowledge summer films and shorts series.

If you love movies with connections to Chicago and the South side, do we have
the film festival for you. Beginning this Thursday and into August, the
Dorchester Projects will team up with the Chicago Film Archives and show an
assortment of films (documentaries and home movies). The Chicago Tribune had a
great article about us in Friday's edition. For those who are interested, I have
the program notes for all of the films (except the home movies) in the series.

Here's the story:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/ct-mov-0708-movies-grand-crossing-20110709,0,7032936.story

About the program- Erika Dudley via http://civicknowledge.uchicago.edu.

Best,
Erika Dudley
Civic Knowledge Project
Dorchester Projects

 

DOC Films

South Side Art & performance outside the Hyde Park box, and HP related happenings

The Zhou Brothers has a new major art manufactory and gallery in the old Spiegel hq, 35th and Morgan. 1029 W. 35th. 87,000 sq. ft. It's fast becoming a major and chic art center in Chicago. Raises stipend money for struggling artists and arts organizations. Third Fridays-reception and artists at work. Note, big public events/bashes are suspended due to police interference.

Art crawls- 2nd Fridays in Pilsen, 3rd Fridays in Bridgeport.

23rd Atmosphere group gallery, 1907 S. Halsted. Beyond Warhol in the 21st Century, a Post-PopMetaRomanticRetrofit.

32ndandurban gallery in Bridgeport. 3201 S. Halsted. Th-F 5-9, Sat 12-6. Gallery closed.

33 Contemporary/33 Collective. 1029 W. 35th St. 773 837-4534. Mario Zore Gonzales- art of the tag, Jan. 18-Feb. 9

47th St. Marketplace. 4655 S. King. Sn 12-5;30, Tu-Sat 11-5:30.

4Art Inc. 1932 S. Halsted, (Zhou B) Unit 100. Tu-Sat 10-6.

ACRE Projects, 1913 W 17th St. 773 837-0145. Melt, Jan. 20.

Alexander Fedirko. 1932 S. Halsted #206. 2nd Fridays 6-10 or by appointment. Monochromatics.

antena, 1765 S. Laflin, 773 257-3534. http://www.antennapilsen.com. (Sat noon -5? by appointment.) Nick Black's The Road to Candyland- the sexual and the mundane, May 18-June 9.

Art Within Reason- see Within.

Artpentry. 1827 S. Halsted, 312 624-8687. http://www.artpenny.com. By appointment. Floyd Davis IV. Out of carpentry....

Ben Russell, 1716 S. Morgan.

Beverly Art Center. 2407 W. 111th St. 773 445-3838. Play: "Tour Guides" from Poetic Performance Incubator.

Black Cloud Theatre. 1909 S. Halsted. 773 678-3950. Natural Selection (ecology and artistic symbiosis) through May 30.

Black Ensemble Theater. 740 W. 63rd St. (at Kennedy King College). $45, $25, ticketmaster or 773 769-4451. http://www.blackensemble.org.

Blackstone Library, 4094 S. Lake Park. "View from a Chicago Cab" work of Dmitry Samarov, author of "Hack". Through October 31.

Blanc. 4445 S. King, 773 752-4394, blancchicago.com. A gallery in Bronzeville. Dreams in Jay Z Minor.

BLOC Artist Collective. Pilsen W. 19th. Exhibits in a truck ("This is not a truck"/TiNT) and seeks to rehabilitate a warehouse on the South side. Find via blocartistudios.com, blockartistsstudios@gmail.com.

Bronzeville Community Theater. Jacob Carothers Center, 700 E. Oakwood. Nov. 12 and 13 A Raisin in the Sun.

Bronzeville Visitors Information Center has performances, exhibits, talks and classes. 3501 S. King Dr. 773 436-4169.

Brown Derby club. 5107 S. Prairie.

Bruehmueller Studio. 571 W. 18th St. By Appt. Dagmar Bruehmueller.

Cerqua Rivera Dance Theater (CRDT). A company that has redefined the concept of performance ensemble by fusing contemporary dance, live music, and visual art together on stage. Each concert focuses on a different era and segment of society. Ethnically diverse. Includes in-school presentations and CR Youth Ensemble of underserved high school students. Kevin Holt, 7741 S. Indiana 60619 and 2449 S. California 60608. 773 847-0305, http://www.cerquarivera.org, cerquadrivera@sbcglobal.net.

Chicago Art Department gallery. stacey@chicagoartdepartment.org. (1837?) 1932 S. Halsted, 312 226-8601 or 312 725-4223. Mon-Thurs 7-10 or by appt. Both a creating community and cutting edge display place. Big Dreams I'm Chasing (Free Write Jail Arts and Literacy Program. freewritejailarts.org.)
Corporeal- Laudra Chiaramonte April 26-27.

Chicago Arts District.1915 S. Halsted. By appointment only. Southern Illinois University MFA Exhibition (Opening?) June 11.

Chicago State University's President's Gallery. 9501 S. ML King, 773 995-3984. Heritages and Horizons exhibit Feb. 1-26.

Chicago Urban Art Society. 600 W. Cermak. Works with Chicago Public Art Group, Urban gateways, and the mega galleries. In the Chicago Sustainable Manufacturing District, 2003 S. Halsted. http://www.chicagourbanartsociety.org. Medley through June 16.

Chinese American Museum of Chicago. 238 W. 23rd St. 312 949-1000.

Columbia College Chicago Center for Book And Paper Arts. 1104 S. Wabash 2nd floor.

Columbia College A+D Gallery, 619 S. Wabash. Hokin Gallery

The Connection, 4321 S. Cottage Grove. Nov. 21 Holidays Around the World- Comedian Damen Williams, live music.

Contemporary pop-up. 310 S. Michigan. October 12, Tuesday. Opening in CONTEMPORARY Gallery, 310 S. Michigan. Photography exhibition: Tony Gleaton, " Africa's Legacy in Mexico" co-sp. Hyde Park Art Center, UC Center Race, Politics, Culture, Columbia College. Curator Dawoud Bey. Through Nov. 19.

Co-Prosperity sphere/Lumpen. Dedicated to the underrepresented-- art and people. 3210-21 S. Morgan, 773 837-0145. Visionfest 13 includes SHoP people in the window and stuff by John Preus June 14, 6-11. Part of longterm project examining how to revitalize public space.

cyt O Gallery, 1932 S. Halsted. www.cytogallery.com.

Diasporal Rhythms Gallery (Cottage Grove near 43rd) http://www.diasporalrhythms.net.

Design Lab Workshop, 1932 S. Halsted, Studio 405. 1x.

Dorchester Project. Somewhere in Grand Crossing. Led by Theaster Gates.

Dream Theater, 556 W. 18th St. 773 552-8516. Peter Pan's Shadow Pat II Everland.

Dubhe Carreno. 1841 S. Halsted. Tues-Sat. 11-5. Substantial Equivalence - ceramicist Tyler Lotz

East Bank Storage (in Bridgeport)

Eastern Expansion. 244 W. 31st St. 773 837-0145. This House Ain't a Home. Through Dec. 1.

Englewood Film Festival- Kennedy King 6258 S. Halsted and Ice Theater, 210 W. 87th St.. Oct 26 5 pm to Oct. 26 7 pm. $30 pass.

EP Theater in Pilsen, 1820 S. Halsted, 60608. 312 850-4299. Original local performing artwork. Annual Holiday Special Dec 7-21, Th-Sat 8 pm. Three short holiday comedies by Shawn Pfautsch, Scott Barsotti, and Andrew Swanson accompanied by rotating Chicago musicians incl. the Joe Hurt Trio (jazz), Ornery Little Darlings (glam rock), Pet Peeve (gypsy), and Paul Gulyas ) blues originals and interpreted holiday songs)-- so call if you are interested in which music. $15

eta Creative arts. Gallery, classes, and performance. 7558 S. South Chicago Avenue. 773 752-3955. Nancy McKeever, Board President. Director Abena Joan P. Brown. http://www.etacreativeartsfoundation.org. email@etacreativearts.org. Music Mondays- adm. $10.
Jazz Wednesdays?. Plays: Katori Hall's "Hoodoo Love" . June 6-July 28. $30 general. F, S, Su mat.

Experimental Station. 6100 S. Blackstone. Usually co-presents in other venues, but has classes and projects there. 6100 S. Blackstone.

Extension Gallery and experimental architecture space. 1835 S. Halsted.

EXPgallery, 726 W. 18th.

FaiE African Art in Bronzeville. 4317 S. Cottage Grove Ave. 7773 268-2889.

Fedirko- See Alex Fedirko.

Floyd Atkin's Underground Studio, 2215 S. Michigan.

Gallery Guichard, 3521 S. King Dr., 773 373-8000. MAJOR! Third Fridays gallery trolley tours, 6-9 pm. Galleries participating: Guichard, Neleh Artistic Expressions, Nichole, South Side Community Art Center, Steelelife. Guichard stresses art of the Diaspora.
Danny Campbell- Repurposed Wonders opens Feb. 22.

Galvin Library IIT- see Kemper Room.

Get Knifed Gallery, 1932 S. Halsted.

Glass Curtain Gallery, 1104 S. Wabash. Part of Columbia College gallery.

God's Gang artists coop. gg60628@aol.com, 773-213-0229, http://godsgang.indiemade.com/. Maybe in Woodlawn.

Go Go Town. 3117 S. Morgan. Cutting edge and earlier rock groups. Read about in myspace.com/gogotown3117

Golden Age, 17444 W. 18th. Activity #91 (Alex de Corte) through Jan. 31.

Governors State University- President's Gallery 3rd floor. Opening Jan. 27: Bobby Stentacke of Chicago Defender family

Grand Ballroom, 6357 S. Cottage Grove Avenue.

Grass Roots Art. Ollie Dantzler. 8048 S. Escanaba, Chicago, IL 60617

Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Drive.

Ice Theaters Chatham 14. 210 E. 87th St. Includes 1st Thursday showings of Black World Cinema (http://blackworldcinema.net).

IIT- See Kemper Room.

Jazz N the Alley N the Valley. Summer outdoor jazz and blues at an old-time venue: Jazz N the Alley N the Valley behind 641 E. 47th. 312 263-1649. Moved to 71st St?

Jokes and Notes. 4641 S. King, 773 373-3390. A Black comedy club in Bronzeville. Weds open mic, Thurs talent and variety with spoken word, stand-up and singing. Saturday jazz too(7:30-9:30 $10. Fri and Sat comedy! 8:30, 10:30 $20. Suns jazz 6-9 $10. Note, 2 drink minimum.

Kemper Room Gallery at Illinois Institute of Technology's Galvin Library, 35 W. 33rd St. Mon-Th 12-10, Fr 12-5, Sat 8:30-5, Sun 2-10.

Knock Knock Gallery. 3658 S. Wolcott, 2F. Sat and Sun 12-6 and by appointment, 719-651-7623. http://www.knockknockgallery.wordpress.com. Unique and isolated-- and closes August 2010.

Kristoffer's Cafe and Bakery. Thursday evenings from 7 live Jazz ex. Kells Nottenberger and Sandbox Trio, 1733 S. Halsted. 312 829-4150.

Lee's Unleaded Blues, 7401 S. South Chicago. 773 493-3477. $5 cover. Shows at 10.

L26 see South Loop Hotel.

Logsdon 1909 Gallery, 1909 S. Halsted, 312 666-8966. Saturday 11-5 or by Appointment. Work of Gabe and Jillian Lanza and work of Logsdon.

The Lumpen Version Art Festival various times of year. www.versionfest.com. http://www.selectmedia.festival.org.

Mexican Fine Arts Museum- See National Museum of Mexican Art.

Mies van der Rohe- see Kemper.

Mijiza Art Gallery and Creativity Center. Niambi Jaha, 1508 E. Marquette Road, 60609. 773 324-5704, njaha@excite.com.

mn gallery. 3524 S. Halsted.

Moka Gallery, 1825 S. Halsted. Tu-Sat 11 am-6 pm.

National Museum of Mexican Art. 1852 W. 19th. Art from the Heart silent auction December 5; temp. exhibit on murals

National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum, 1801 S. Indiana. www.nvvam.org.

Negro League Cafe, 401 E. 43rd St. 773 536-7000. 7 pm's Soule Cafe with guest artists.

New Apartment Lounge, 504 E. 75th St, 773 483-7728. Von Freeman and Friends Tuesdays at 10.

Nichole2 Gallery, 4653 S. King Dr. 312 787-7716. Tu-Sat 11-5. In the revitalized Bronzeville Center.
Nichole Smith's 2nd space is currently featuring not only Haitian and other Caribbean art but that of Africa, specifically Nigeria and Zimbabwe. See also Steele Life, Gallery Guichard in South Side Art Outside the Hyde Park Box (below) and Cultural Resources page-Galleries. 773 373-4700.

No Coast Collective, 1500 W. 17th at Lafflin. 312 850-2338.

Normal Projects, 2844 S. Normal. By appointment.

NU Stage Theater, 500 E. 67th St. 773 493-0901. Poetry, Jazz etc. all nights of week. Weekly Fun(d)raiser. Mon,-Staged comedy 7, 8, 9:30 $5. Tues. Stand Up Comedy open mic or featured a 7, 8, 8:30, 9:30 $5. Wednesday Poetry Slam prizes at 7, 8:30 $5. No known if still in operation.

The Orphanage. 643 W. 31st St. 773 807-5157. http://www.theorphanage.org. Cont. bands, performers Fris, Sats.

Prospectus, 1210 w. 18th St. wed-Sun noon -5 or by appointment. 312 733-6132. Santa Fe Railroad- political cartoons by Eric J. Garcia. Through May 15.

Pullman State Historic Site and Museum. 11111 S. Forrestville. December 11-18 11 am-9 pm. South of The Loop Art Exhibit, incl. by Hyde Parkers. The South of the Loop Art Exhibition is a new show by Pullman artists and friends. The show is sponsored by the Pullman State Historic Site and held at the Hotel Florence in the Historic Pullman District neighborhood of Chicago on the far south side. Art work in the show includes paintings, drawings, ceramics, jewelry, textiles, sculpture, photography, mosaics, and stained glass. Artists include: Lorraine Brochu, Linda Beierle Bullen, James Caffrey, Christopher Campagna, Nathan Tecumseh Abraham Cowing, Katie Flowers, Rachel Gregersen, Beverly Johnson, Larry Kuhn, Constance Lange, Arthur Melville Pearson, Ronald Schereck, Lynn A. Smith, Natasha Tarpley, Linda M. Walker, Norma Zarris.
For information: 773-660-2341 or sleepingcars@sbcglobal.net.

Regal Theater, 1845 E. 79th St. http://www.chicagoregal.com. New Shanghai Circus.

Rezidentz Collective, 3145 S. Morgan. Nothing Lasts Forever: Making Sense of eh Mess. Oct. 19.

Room 43 club, 1039 E. 43rd St. Major DJ shows with dancing, sometimes live. Hyde Park Jazz Society Sunday nights 7:30-11:30- acts play to overflow crowds.

Rooms Productions. Relationship between artist an audience through language and live performance. Tod and Marrakesh Frugi, MOVED TO 835 S. HALSTED 60608, 773 450-9016, marrakesh72@gmail.com. Controlled chimes/female performances.

Roxaboxen Exhibitions. New, important. 2130 W. 21st St. new. Short films by Jenna Caravello June 8 at 8 $5.

SecondBEDROOM Project Space, 3216 S. Morgan 4R . http://www.secondbedroomproject.blogspot.com. By appt. 630 849-7750.

The Shrine,2100 S. Wabash. theshrinechicago.com.

Sonic Healing Ministries. 7534 S. Eberhart, 773 966-7572. Free jazz services. Sundays 2 pm.

South Halsted Gallery, 1825 S. Halsted. 312 804-8962. http://www.sohachicago.com. By appointment.

South Loop Hotel/l26 Restaurant and Lounge, 11 w. 26th St. Replacement for Velvet Lounge by group spearheaded by Nichole Mitchell.

South Shore Cultural Center Gallery, 7059 South Shore Drive.
7059 South Shore Drive. 773 256-0149. Open daytime, closed Sundays.
South Shore Cultural Center. 7059 S. Shore Drive. Lots- look in South Shore or below by date. Creative Artists Association exhibit.

South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S. Michigan. 773 373-1026. Free. W-F12-5, Sats 9-5, Sun 2-5.
Andrius Kulikauskas explores inner operations of an omniscient, omnipresent God. through April 29. Women of a Certain Age through April 30.

South Union Arts Center 1352 S. Union Ave. One of many of these that have performance and art-making nights. Bands. 30 artist exhibit in progress.

Spoken Word Cafe, 4655 S. King Dr. 773 373-2233. M-Th 9-6, Fri 9-4, Sats 12-6. Poetry readings and live music incl. underground hip-hop, R&AB, jazz, performance. The house drink is a latte known as "Bronzeville Blues."

Steelelife Gallery, 4655 S. King Dr. Tues.-Fri. 12-8, Sat. 12-6. 773 538-4773. Diverse pieces for sale also, including works by owner Bryan Johnson's works.

Studio 101, 1932 S. Halsted. Appointment only. 312 624-8291. http://www.studio101gallery.com.

Studio 402, 1932 S. Halsted. By appointment. http://www.nuez.com.

TEAzzz jazzy tea bar. 125 E. 27th St. 60653. 312 794-5700. M-F 8-5. Nov. 8-Dec. 4. Marcus Robinson- Bronzeville Legends from Hoops to Hope.

The Underscene, 2215 S. Union.

Vanderpoel Mem. Art Gallery. 95ht an Longwood. hrough April 30 Kiloe Anderson. "The Line Between ___ Is Transparent."

Velvet Lounge. 67 W. Cermak. 312 791-9050. SEE REPLACEMENT- SOUTH LOOP HOTEL.

Vespine Gallery and Studios. Closes at end of January 2010. 1907 S. Halsted. By appointment only. Retrospect of favorite works through Jan. 29.

Carter G. Woodson Regional Library Vivian C. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature- the largest and arguably best in the Midwest.

Within(Reason), 1932 S. Halsted #408, 773 562-7464. http://artwithinreason. Appointment.Time to Get LOvely.

World Folk Music Company. 1808 W. 103rd St.

Woodshop Art Gallery, E. 441 E. 75th St. Annie Lee Nov. 6 an 7- modest charge.

Zhou B(rothers) Art Center and Foundation. 1029 W. 35th St. huge! Director Oskar Friedl. With 33 Collective and lots of other artist housed there at same address--see shows there. Pay attention to this one and its specials! Off Balance-Balance through June 15.

Pilsen Gallery Crawl. Every second Friday, 5-10 pm. Just go to 18th and Halsted.

By date (Doc films see above) (University of Chicago Department of Music. University of Chicago Presents. Full series are in the Series-Music-UC section.)
To Start of date sequence

Ongoing:

Films Film and Media Center - visit http://1537news.com/eventsFilm.php. or http://filmstudiescenter.uchicago.edu.
DOC films

Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield. Garfield Arts Incubator, 301 E. 55th (Garfield). Black Power: In Tribute to Fred Hampton. Through March 21. Library of Love exhibit through March 31 (reception Feb. 21)

Artisans 21- Has closed.

Arts Incubator/Garfield Incubator- see in Incubator.

Blackstone Library - stuff for kids and adults all the time. For listing for June visit the Friends of Blackstone page. View from a Chicago Cab.

Blanc Gallery, 4445 S. King Dr. February 22, Friday, 6 pm. Opening and reception at Blanc Gallery, 4445 S. King Dr. The Endangered Species: A Visual Response to the Vanishing Black Man, by Raub Welch.

Catholic Theological Union Veeck Gallery, 5416 S. Cornell. communications@ctu.edu, 773 371-5415. February 21, Friday, 6-8 pm. Catholic Theological Union opens exhibit of 8 local artists, "This Can't End Well (This Can't Go Wrong". 5416 S. Cornell, in the Mary-Frances and Bill Veeck Gallery. Through May 6.

Center for Gender Studies and Center for Study of Race, Politics, and Culture- 5733 S. University. February 13, Thursday, 4:30 pm. Exhibit opening, reception, and talk. Kim Katrin Crosby on her photography exhibit, "100 Butches." Center for Study of Race, Politics and Culture, 5733 S. University.

Chant restaurant, 1509 E. 53rd St. t- 1st and 4th Saturdays late night DJs and dancing.

Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis. 5535 S. Ellis. 773 753-4472, http://www.courttheatre.org. Seven Guitars Jan. 9-Feb. 9 2014

Crerar Library, 5730 S. Ellis. Crerar Library atrium, 5730 S. Ellis. - http://tt.lib.uchicago.edu. February 3, Monday, 5:30pm? (check back later). Reception and talk by urban geographer and ecologist Joel Greenberg on/at Crerar Library special exhibit, "Charles Otis Whitman: His Science, His Special Birds, and the (Woods Hole) Marine Biological Laboratory." Includes the centenniary of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon. Crerar library is in the science quad west of Ellis Avenue a 5730 S. Ellis Ave. Presented by Hyde Park Historical Society and others.
Next: The Body as Data- part of campus-wide exhibits Image/Imagining: The Body in Medicine and Art. March 25-June 20?

DOVA Gallery- gone to Logan.

DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0600.
****"Red, White, Blue & Black: A History of African Americans in the Armed Forces."
Africa Speaks
"Harold Washington in Office"
"Masterpieces From the DuSable Museum Collection"

June 27, Friday through October 20. Opening, "Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution." Featuring Black animation art from classic cartoons of the '70s. DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0600.

Bandits and Heroes- Slave and ex-slave Culture of NE Brazil. through Aug. 17.

September 19, Friday. Opening at DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56 th Pl., 773 947-0600. "Spirits of the Passage: The Story of he Transatlantic Slave Trade." This is major and the first of its kind.

Gordon Center for Integrative Science. 929 E. 57th St.

Gray Center- see in Midway Studios

Harper Court. 5235 S. Harper Court. Lobby. Ongoing: "Building Ideas: A Selection." Photographs by Tom Rossiter in conj. with publication of Jay Pridmore's and Rossiter's "Building Ideas: An Architectural Guide to the University of Chicago." Clayco and Forum Studio "Art & Science" series.

Harper Library.

Home Gallery (SHoP). March 16-May 4- resumption of "This House Is not a Home" exhibit with artists Alberto Aguilar * Kayce Bayer * Marissa Lee Benedict * Jim Duignan * Paul Durica * Mejay Gula * Rachel Herman * Samantha Hill * Chris Lin * Jorge R. Lucero * John Preus * Kevin Reiswig * Hui-min Tsen * Hoyun Son * This exhibit is open by appointment (inside), and always (outdoor projects by Jim Duignan, John Preus and Alberto Aguilar) until May 4th or until the poppies bloom! ;) See our website for photos and events (coming soon). www.thelarch.org. 1407 E. 54th Pl.

Humanities Day October 19 at UC. http://humanitiesday2012.uchicago.edu.

Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell: see in venues section above.

August 24-November 23 75th Anniversary Show- The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle
September 13-January 4 Front and Center

Hyde Park Community Players. http://www.hydeparkcommunityplayers.org incl. for tickets. Reading series at Augustana Church. Nov. 16-17, 22-24 Les Liaisons Dangereuses.

Hyde Park Historical Society, 5529 S. Lake Park, 773 493-1893. Seminary Co-op Bookstore Project exhibit. Next lecture see May 18- Chicago Cable Cars.

Hyde Park Jazz Society now on Sundays MOVING TO MARMON GRAND, 2230 S. MICHIGAN. See Jazz and Music Scene on other music providers.

Hyde Park Union Church. August 2013 "Reframing Beauty," an exhibit of work by persons with disabilities. Work is on sale and on display this month in the sanctuary in conjunction with Sunday worship lecture series "Shalem, Shalom: Mental Health, Balance, Wellness, and Peace." Presented by Project Onward, which gets 40% of the proceeds. 773 363-6063 or projectonward.org.

Incubator, 301 E. Garfield. -Black Ink Book Exchange Apr 15-May 31. A pop up library for exchange of books by black authors or about black culture and books as cultural currency. Workshops, reading lounge, book barter. Arts + Public Life.

Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap- Blues Sundays 4-7:30, Curtis Black Trio (mostly jazz) 9 pm- 1 am. 1172 E. 55th St. 773 643-5516.

L26 at South Loop Hotel, 12 W. 26th at State - Fridays at 10 $10 AACM Fred Anderson Memorial Series- July 8 Art Turk Burton and Congo Square, July 15 Maggie Brown Quartet, July 22 saalik Ziyad Collective, Aug. 19 Corey Wilkes Trio, Aug. 26 Edwin Daugherty, Sept. 2 Earnest Dawkins Black Star Project, Sept. 9 Ann Ward with Ari Brown, Sept 16 Chicago Horns, Sept. 23 Vincent Davis Percussion Plus, Sept. 30 Justin Dillard Trio. And jam sessions every Thursday at 9 $5.
And Sundays 7:30-11:30 pm Hyde Park Jazz Society Series $10, $5.

Library see Regenstein Special Collections at UC Regenstein and the Crerar Sciences Library.

Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center/Workshop, 1060 E. 47th St. M-F 7:30-6, Sat 8-12:30. "The Tipping Point Between Me and We" through July 6 looks at society's breaking points using a variety of platforms including visual land performing arts, writings, artist-led discussions and film screenings. At the June 1 opening a set of films by South Side Projections in analogue technology was shown. Honey Pot Performance is on June 13 presenting "The Price Point of Living"- notions of fairness and balance. Tempestt Hazel is curator. Seasoned and rising artists. Five writers follow and write in depth the stories of the artists for the catalogue. These are Michel Dinges, EJ Hill, Peter Kepha, Nixcholas Lambert, Paul Kjelland, Kendrick Mcfarlane, Mark Moleski, Sarah Ross, and Javbari Zuberi. Writers include Allison Glenn, Joseph D. Jordan, Patrick, Lichty, Jennifer Patifio, Rebecca Zorach. Through July 6. 1060 E. 47th St., 288-1211.

Logan- 915 E. 60th St.. Ongoing multi artist exhibition "Wall Text." Second level
Ongoing- Installation "Sonic Environments: The Work of Richard Lerman" in the Tower Stairwell.
William Pope.L "Better" and :"Cliff" installation in North Stairwell windows- shows peaks and valleys contradicting the Midwestern urban landscape visible beyond. In the desert cliffs we see "On Strike for Better Schools. Also dialoguing bumper sticker, Does virtue make one moral? and that the war for better questions is never over.
July 9, Wednesday. Opening at Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St. "Testimony." Through August 30. Featuring Artists-in-Residence of Art + Public Live and Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture: David Boykin, Krista Franklin, and Andres L. Hernandez.
Boykin, maker of "Drone of Testimony: A Vigil Against US Drone Attacks" is a saxophonist using various visual and sound techniques to explore drones and drone attacks and their impacts. Hernandez is a designer and Franklin is a mixed media artist. Franklin's exhibit is "Fantastic," which is Afrofuturism inspired, is spray paint, cutouts of Masai tribespeople, African statues and audio equipment. Outside the gallery is Hernandez' "Benign Neglect"- long prints of vacant Woodlawn and Washington park and layering of rubble.

August 15- October 12. The Pulse of Africa: Celebrating 25 Years of the African Festival of the Arts. Reception 6-8 Aug. 15 in Logan Cafe.
This Labor Day weekend marks the 25th anniversary of the African Festival of the Arts, an annual event that celebrates the dynamic and diverse arts of Africa and the African diaspora in the City of Chicago. The Logan Center, in conjunction with the Africa International House, the festival’s organizers, takes a look back at the artworks that have served as the image of the festival. Featuring posters and a selection of the original artworks that inspired them, you’ll see the work of artists including Dayo Laoye, Melvin King, Najjar, and Woodrow Nash. Examining the ways in which art serves as an expression of black culture, the Chicago-based Ghanaian-born artist Samuel Akainyah declared, “The pulse of Africa still beats in spite of its dispersion.” The pulse that Akainyah identifies is anything but uniform — it is always changing, multiple, provocative, and vital. An enduring beat experienced and shared through the arts, Africa has deep roots in Chicago, and this connection is fostered by the work of the Africa International House and its partners in creating the festival each year. Exhibition is co-presented by the Logan Center for the Arts and the Africa International House USA, Inc. Several related events in various venues.

Midway Plaisance Skating Rink- . Through Feb 28, weather permitting. Free M-Th 12-7, Fri 12-4:30 and 5-7, Sat 1-9 pm, Sun 12-7 pm. At University Ave.312 745-2470.

Midway Studios 929 E. 60th St. Includes the Gray Center and Gray Center Lab.

Montgomery Place. 5550 S. Shore Drive. 773 753-4102.

Museum of Science and Industry- Omnimax ("Flight of the Butterflies"), Science Storms. Opening april 6- 2 new exhibits, "Earth Explorers" and "Think." Temp. exhibit. Temp "Disney" extended through 2014.
Tours are available (reg. in advance?) of the historic features of the museum. http://www.msichicago.org.

Nichols Park Sunday Concerts in the Park 4-6- late July-August.

Op Shop (Opportunity Shop). Now occasional events in the HOME Gallery and var. others. Laura Shaeffer (Home Gallery)http://www.theopshop.org. http://www.thelarch.org.

Open Produce, 1635 E. 55th St. Monthly art exhibits. Jennifer Martinez from Nov. 7.

Oriental Institute (1155 E 58th St, 773-702-9514, oi.uchicago.edu). Donation $7, kids $4. Closing February 23. : Our Work: Modern Jobs- Ancient Origins. Opening at Oriental Institute, temporary exhibit "Silk Road and Indian Ocean Traders: Connecting China an the Middle East." February 18-(extended) Sept. 27. 1155 E. 58th St.
Temporary Exhibit: "Michael Rakowitz: The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist." Feb. 18- May 25 2014. Colorful reproductions of ancient objects that were looted in the Iraq War- in the Mesopotamian Gallery by the real things.
Temporary Exhibit: "In Remembrance of Me: Feasting with the Dead in the Ancient Middle East." April 8-January 4 2015.
Classes spring 2014: ..Everything You Wanted to Know About Islam... Sats May 3-June 7. From Alexander to Cleopatra- art Sats May 10-June 21 skipping May 24.

Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St. - jazz evenings first Fridays.

Regenstein- Lobby- "Women's' Work: Scholarship at the U of Chicago" open March 3.
Special Collections. Regenstein Special Collections: 1100 E. 57th St. Body As Text - part of campus wide set of exhibits on Image/Imagining - the Body in Medicine and Art.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Saturdays: 9:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m. when University of Chicago classes are in session. With a web-based companion exhibit at
lib.uchicago.edu/e/webexhibits/. 1100 E. 57th St.

Renaissance Society- Renaissance Society Bergman Gallery.


Robie House- Tours now run Thurs -Monday ns. And several in-depth interactive learning experiences are available. Occasional concerts.
Volunteer training contact them. http://www.gowright.org. Looking for volunteers- 312 994-4046, volunteer@gowright.org.
June 12 - Aug. 28 Wright Around Chicago bus tours with lunch at Robie House- Wednesdays.
Wright 3 Mystery Tours Sats. 1:30
LEGO Architects 3rd Sats at 10.
Summer July 13-24 every Sat. a creative program 10-12.

Rockefeller Chapel- 5850 S. Woodlawn. 5850 S. Woodlawn. NEW- noon and 5 pm carillon recitals - noon every weekday, 5 during academic year 12:15 tour on Sunday (tours half hour before- $3 and 271 steps!). Lots of musical and other programs.
April 20-May 16. "Dancing for My Tribe: Potawatomi Traditions in Modern Times." Photos by Sharon A. Hoogstraten. Real Citizen Potawatomi Nation persons intentionally using uniquely designed regalia, not staged and honoring the past and engaging the future. Rockefeller Chapel and Spiritual Life.

Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5757 S. University- in the cloister is an exhibit of pictures and recollections of the history of the Co-op Bookstore, part of a historical research ahead of the store's move to 5751 S. Woodlawn.

SHoP Southside Hub of Production-laura.shaeffer@gmail.com
773-710-5464
. FOR NOW SEE "HOME"

The Teachers Lounge by Jim Duignan (2nd floor) The Teachers Lounge will serve the space with two functions:
One - to generate workshops for the public by young teachers and teaching artists around an informal art education and community learning. The second function, which dovetails the first, is to situate a publication office to develop a zine on this work including other tangential ideas and projects that fit under the title of Informal Art Education and Community Learning. Our time in the office will be devoted to collecting images and texts, drawings and ephemera for the zine and organizing the zine on site. Please contact Jim Duignan or Laura Shaeffer if you’re interested in participating.

Smart Museum. July 1, Tuesday. Through August 31. Opening at Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200. Serial Drawings. Three sets of works from three generations of artists associated with Chicago explore drawing’s expressive or narrative potential through unified cycles of drawings. Serial Drawings features figurative works from Robert Barnes, Barbara Rossi, and Robert Lucy. Each artist assumes a different and highly personal approach to the human form. This collection-based exhibition at the Smart Museum of Art reunites ten drawings by Barnes based on Ezra Pound’s Cantos (1961) and also includes Rossi’s series Very Rich Hims and Hers (1970) and Lucy’s suite Sea Fashions (2002–03).

40th Anniversary Exhibit "Carved, Cast, and Crumpled: Sculpture All Ways." (dates? Opens Sept. 27) The Smart becomes a sculpture museum! with 175 works from its collections and promised gifts.

Judy Ledgerwood, Chromatic Patterns for the Smart Museum - through Spring 2015

Zach Cahill. USSA 2012: Wellness Center: Idyllic—affair of the heart
In this site-specific banner commissioned for the Smart Museum's courtyard, zachary Cahill considers the parallel traditions of the artistic retreat and the health spa or sanatorium while questioning whether art has the power to make us well


Also "Monster Roster: Existentialist Art in Postwar Chicago." Through June 2016.

South Shore Cultural Center Gallery- through Aug 31 but may be extended. "Contemporary Nigeria Chicago" exhibit at South Shore Cultural Center Gallery. 7059 South Shore Drive.

South Side Community Art Center- July 27, Sunday, 2-5 pm. Opening at South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S. Michigan. Printmaker Eldzier Cortor. Details above.

UChicago Tech. 6030 S. Ellis.

University Theater -

Farmers Markets underway by May- 61st/Blackstone, 53rd/S. Hyde Park Blvd (June 6). Bronzeville at 4400 Cottage Grove.

2014 HP Jazz Festival September 27-28 preview: In a sneak peek of the 2014 line-up, the Hyde Park Jazz Festival is pleased to announce the following musicians will be participating at the festival:

Craig Taborn in his first solo performance in Chicago
at Rockefeller Chapel

JD Allen Quartet featuring Orrin Evans (piano), Alexander Claffy (bass), Jonathan Barber (drums), and JD Allen (sax)

Dana Hall’s Black Ark Movement featuring Ben Goldberg (clarinetist), Russ Johnson (trumpet), John Wojciechowski (reeds),
and Dana Hall (drums/cymbals)

Houston Person Quartet

Tomeka Reid with her string trio Hear in Now featuring Mazz Swift (violin/vocals) and Silvia Bolognesi (bass)

Orbert Davis’ Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble

Stay tuned for the full line up of more than 40 programs to be announced in early July.

And- Don't forget the host of cultural, arts, music, dance providers in our Cultural Directory and our After School page--a great many of these also have programs for adults.

Date- to start-run

Specials. Reserved seating is now available.

Harper Theater 5242 S. Harper. For up to date listings (runs start Fri. mornings), get on their Facebook list from harpertheater.com.
Reserved seating is now available. Now sells beer on tap , wine, whiskey, vodka. Wed and Thurs seniors get sm popcorn and bev. if buy a ticket.
Now showing:
update from their website. Roster changes on Fridays.
August 16-22 - , Guardian of the Galaxy, Get On Up, TMNT (Ninja Turtles), Let's Be Cops.

7 South Side HP museums in 2014 formed a consortium known as Museum Campus South. One outcome is a trial trolley during August 2014 among the institutions, weekends 11-4. Building the support base and visibility, connecting among each other and in the neighborhood are among advantages cited.
the institutions are: DuSable Museum of African American History, FL Wright's Robie House, Museum of Science and Industry, David and Reva Logan Center, Oriental Institute, Renaissance Society, and Smart Museum of Art.
Info incl. trolley route, 120% discount in museum stores- www.facebook.com/museumcampussouth or www.MuseumCampusSouth.com.

The Smart Museum has joined with other nearby cultural institutions to form Museum Campus South. Every weekend during the month of August, visitors can take a free hop-on/hop-off shuttle operating with stops at the Smart Museum, the DuSable Museum of African American History, the Logan Center for the Arts, the Oriental Institute Museum, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House, and the Museum of Science and Industry.

A long-standing initiative that has gained momentum from its recent inclusion in the Chicago Cultural Plan, Museum Campus South connects visitors to attractions and amenities within the South Side neighborhoods of Hyde Park, Washington Park, and Woodlawn.

DOC FILMS- EVERY EVENING IN ACADEMIC QUARTERS. http://www.docfilms.uchicago.edu.

Field Museum-Chicago Architecture Foundation tours of the 1893 fair site in Jackson Park (featuring MSI, Wooded Island, and Golden Lady). Price $42-$48 includes admission to "Opening the Vaults- Wonders of the 1893 World's Fair." These bus tours from Field Museum run Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Visit http://www.architecture.org or http://www.fieldmuseum.org for information or tickets.

Museum of Science and Industry Tours of the White City Then and Now- do an interactive virtual in the museum then outdoors- requires admission $30 members, $35 nonmembers.
2nd and 4th Sundays at 1 pm.

Plein Air Cafe in Seminary Coop Bookstore will have concerts ("progressive") on its cafe patio including 3 4th Thursdays, starting June 24. Scott McNeice, Music Curator at the Plein Air Cafe. The series is called Chicago Overground, (you can check uncannedmusic.com/chicagooverground for more details

DuSable Summer on the lawn ($5 sugg don)- 3rd Weds 6-8:30: Sounds of History Jazz Series. Food by Norman's Bistro

July 16th: A Tribute to John Coltrane-“Celebrating 50 years of A Love Supreme”
Featuring Ari Brown, Isaiah Collier, Rajiv Halim Orozco & Duke Payne

August 20: Funkin with Acoustic Soul-Tribute to Jimi Hendrix and James Brown
Featuring Dee Alexander

3rd Fridays 6-10: Steppin' Under the Stars- celebrity DJs
3rd Saturdays 6-10 (movies start at dusk) Movies in the Park (free)
July 12 and 13- Arts and Crafts Festival

SHoP summer camp (July 28-Aug. 15) registrations now open- laura.shaeffer@gmail.com, 773 710-5464, http://www.southsidehub.org.Info see July 28

Carillon tower tours and recitals at Rockefeller, 5850 S. Woodlawn. Weekdays 11:30 and 4:30 through August 21. $3 freewill.

Midweek @ The Midway. Movies 2014. At dusk, free. On Midway Plaisance between Woodlawn and Ellis.
July 16 The Lego Movie. July 23 The Butler. July 30 Despicable Me 2. August 6 Back to the Future. August 13 Man of Steel.

George Franklin Memorial Sunday Afternoon Concerts 4 pm July 13-September 14. Blues, reggae, funk, Latin and more. Sp from 4th on 53rd supporters and HP Vitality Committee (UC, Chamber of C and SECC)- visit culturecoast.org.

July 13: Bernard Crump (“James Brown Review” & “Muddy Waters Tribute”)
July 20: Bruce Henry (R&B/soul)
July 27: The Damn Choir (indie rock)
Aug. 3: Billy Flynn (blues)
Aug. 10: Akasha (reggae)
Aug. 17: Dos Santos Anti-Beat Orquesta (Latin/cumbia)
Aug. 24: The Heard (funk)
Aug. 31: Dave Herrero (Texas rock)
Sept. 7: Strictly Jug Nuts (jug band)
Sept. 14: Billy Branch (blues)

Friday noon jazz concerts in the Courtyard, Hyde Park Shopping Center 1st and 3rd Fridays through September.

Union Church 7 weeks of Sacred Summer Jazz Sundays at 10 am July 13-August 24.

August 21, Thursday, 7 am-1 pm. Hyde Park Farmers Market, 53rd and S. Hyde Park Blvd.

August 21, Thursday, 10:30 am. Toddler Time at Blackstone Library. 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 312 747-0511.

August 21, Thursday, 11:30 am and 4:30 pm. Last Rockefeller Chapel carillon tour and recital until fall quarter. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

August 21, Thursday, 1 pm. Brown Bag Tour of St. Thomas Apostle Church. Meets on steps by 5472 S. Kimbark. Can come early and eat on the lawn. 773 324-2626 x 103.

August 21, Thursdays, 3:30 pm. Explore Thursdays at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511. Children learn about animals.

August 21, Thursday, 5:30 pm. Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200 presents Third Thursday - Meso Chicago. Join us in the Smart courtyard for an exploration of culture and identity through food with artist/chef collaboration, Meso Chicago. Meso’s collaborators, Christina Cosio and Danny Urbina-McCarthy, investigate and celebrate mixed identities using meals as an inclusive entry point for honest conversations about perceived boundaries in Chicago. Food is a fitting metaphor for cultural experiences as it is “mixed, concocted, politicized, appropriated, and of course, consumed.” Free.
The menu will include grilled elote, a tomatillo ranch dressing, and chips with salsa made from plants harvested from the Avant Garden next door to the Smart. Plus, make your own loteria cards based on art in the Smart's collection.
About Meso Chicago
Meso is a collaborative project that uses food to explore culture, mixed identity, and authenticity. Meals are an entry point for sharing honest conversations about experience and perceived borders within Chicago. As a collective we seek new friends, good food, and feedback. All are welcome to add to the conversation and help us inform new ones.
All materials provided. Open to adults of all skill levels.

August 21, Thursday, 7 pm. Cafe Society moderated discussion Thursdays at Valois Cafeteria, 1518 E. 53rd St.

August 21, Thursday, 7 pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St.

August 22, Friday, 12:30 or 1:30 pm. Fourth Friday Tours at Hyde Park Art Center. Insider access with Deputy Director Christina Jensen. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

August 22, Friday, 3:30 pm. XBox Fridays at Blackstone Library. 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.

August 22, Friday, 7 pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St.

August 22, Friday, 9 pm-midnight. Music at Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St. 773 324-1999. Lepercolateur Gypsy Jazz Band.

August 23, Saturday, 8 am. Saturdays at 8, and Wednesdays at 7 year round. Jackson Park bird walk of Wooded Island and more. Audubon experts present. Meet at Darrow Bridge south of the Museum.

August 23, Saturday, 8 am-2 pm. Bronzeville Farmer's Market, 4400 block of S. Cottage Grove.

August 23, Saturday. 9 am-2 pm. 61st St. Farmers Market, between Dorchester and Blackstone.

August 23, Saturday, 10 am. Please reserve the date: Nat King Cole Photo Mural Dedication Ceremony August 23rd 10A at 4305 S King Dr. We will dedicate the establishment of the first mural in the Bronzeville Identity Project Organizing Initiative. Come and be a part of the beginning of the campaign to rebrand Bronzeville as a community of historic and cultural significance as opposed to one that is notorious for violence and poverty. Any questions and for further details please call Johnnie Owens at 773-451-1003 or 708-522-8275.

August 23, Saturday, 10 am-noon. Robie House summer workshops.$5 per child. 5757 S. Woodlawn. Four workshop topics rotate through summer.

Museum South Campus circulating trolleys weekends in Aug. 11-4.

August 23, Saturday, 11 am-9 pm. Pearl Fest- gala by and for Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center. Features Lala Hathaway, Leela James, Rachelle Farrell, Rahsaan Paterson. At 39th St. Beach. VIP passes available. Contact LBP. Free.

August 23, Saturday, 11 am. White City (1893 World's Fair footprint) tour in Jackson Park. Rotates between tours of the west side, east and south, and along Cornell Dr and Midway Plaisance. Meets at the west edge of the parking lot south of the Museum (Darrow Bridge). For information look in http://www.FriendsoftheWhiteCity.org.
Montgomery Place Day.

August 23, Saturday, 1-4 pm Hyde Park Community Players holds its 5th Annual Shakespeare Workshop: Getting Shakespeare Off the Page. Always a hit! Register or find where to send check at the website- $15. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn.

August 23, Saturday, 1:30 pm. Wright 3 Mystery Tour at Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn.

August 23 , Saturday, 2-4 pm. Saturday Classes with arts orgs of all kinds- at least 4 classes ongoing Saturdays through mid August at Logan Center, 915 E.60th St.. logan.uchicago.edu.

August 23, Saturday, 6-8 pm. AACM jazz etc. concerts 4th Saturdays at South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S. Michigan. $10 over 15. Today Taalib0-din Healing Vibfest.

August 23, Saturday, 7 pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St.

August 23, Saturday, 9 or 10 pm. Music at Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St. 773 324-1999. DJ Night with House Music.

August 24, Sunday, 10 am. 7 weeks of Sacred Summer Jazz, Listening for the Spirit in Not so Ordinary Time. At Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn. Free and open to the public. Today Tim Fitzgerald Trio. Last of series, but during the HP Jazz Festival Sunday at 10 September 23 Victor Garcia Quartet.

August 24, Sunday, 11 am-4 pm. 5th Ward Back to School Picnic and Extravaganza. Features South Shore Drill Team and Jesse White Tumblers, Power96. 63rd St. Beachhouse. (backpacks only to children of school age there).

Museum South Campus circulating trolleys weekends in Aug. 11-4.

August 24, Sunday, 11 am. Sunday at Rockefeller music but carillon tours done until fall quarter. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

August 24, Sunday, 12-2 pm. Absence is Fullness, a (E)utopian Assembly. Arts Incubator 2nd floor flexspace, 301 E. Garfield. AND
??August 24, Thursday, 12 pm. Hush Harbor at Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield. Artist-in-Residence Andres Hernandez' weekly curated film series projected on a screen hand-made by Andres and inspired by the concept of hush harbors.

August 24, Sunday, 1 pm. MSI Tour of the White City-Then and Now. Virtual simulation inside, then tour outside (unless weather forbids). $30, $35 +Museum admission required. At 1 pm year round. Sats 9/13, 10/25, 11/8, 12/6. Sundays 8/24, 9/28, 11/23, 12/21. msichicago.org. Tickets 663 684-1414.

August 24, Sunday, 2-5 pm. Free jam sessions with the Microsonic Sound Orchestra. Arts Incubator, Studio A. 301 E. Garfield. Sundays through August.

August 24, Sunday, 2 pm. Oriental Institute film. "Treasure Seekers, From Passion to Plunder." Another says "Stones and Bones the Birth of Archeology." Free. 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507.

August 24, Sunday, 2-8 pm. Sundays - Universal Jazz Jam in the Alley- terrace of Black United on 71st St.

august 24, Sunday, 3-5 pm. Family program at Logan, 915 E. 60th St. United We Drum.

August 24, Sunday, 4 pm. Chicago Music Association "Fantasie Negre II: A Celebration of My People In observance of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Special Guests Mark Rucker, Metropolitan Opera baritone and Kenwood Academy alum and Charles Smith, composer and award-winning pianist. General Admission $35 Adults/$15 Students with ID and Children 12 and under. Robeson Theater, South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 SouthShore Drive. chgomusicassn.org, 773 721-3210.

August 24, Sunday, 4 pm. George Franklin Memorial Sunday Afternoon Concerts in Nichols Park, 53rd and Kenwood Ave. Free. The Heard, Funk.

August 24, Sunday, 4:30 pm through August 24. The Bells of Summer: Rockefeller Carillon Festival. Outside or in at 5850 S. Woodlawn. Free. Today Wylie Crawford. Last of series.

August 24, Sunday, 7:30-11 pm. Hyde Park Jazz Society presents at Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St. $10, $5. Keyboardist Reginald T. McCants.

August 24, Sunday, 9 pm-midnight. Curtis Black jazz at Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, 1172 E. 55th St.

August 25, Monday, 12:30-1:30 pm. Bridge at Nichols Fieldhouse, 1355 E. 53rd St.

August 25, Monday, 6:30 pm. Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511. "The Curse of Chalion" by Lois McMaster Buzold Cazaril.

August 25, Monday, dusk. Movie "The Great Gatsby." South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

August 26, Tuesday, 10:30 am. Preschool Story Time at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.

August 26, Tuesday, 5-7 pm. Plein Air Cafe in Seminary Coop Bookstore will have concerts ("progressive") on its cafe patio including 3 Tuesdays, Tonight "Chicago Overground: Progressive Jazz in Public Thoroughfares." Makaya McCraven Percussion Ensemble performs, with vinyl selections by Uncanned Music before between and after sets. Free. 5751 S. Woodlawn.

August 26, Tuesday, 6:30 pm. Lakeside Quilting Guild. Treasure Island lower level. 1526 E. 55th St.

August 27, Wednesday, 7 am. Jackson Park bird walk. Meet at Darrow Bridge.

August 27, Wednesday, 6 pm. Conversation with artist David Boykin. Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St. "Testimony." Through August 30. Featuring Artists-in-Residence of Art + Public Live and Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture: David Boykin, Krista Franklin, and Andres L. Hernandez. See July 20, 23, 27 for conversations with each of the three- Hernandez, Franklin, and Boykin respectively.

August 27, Wednesday, 6:30 pm. Family Fun at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.

August 27, Wednesday, 7 pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St.

August 27, Wednesday, dusk. Movie "The Wiz." South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

August 28, Thursday, 7 am-1 pm. Hyde Park 53rd St. Farmers Market. 53rs and South Hyde Park Blvd.

August 28, Thursday, 10:30 am. Toddler Time at Blackstone Library, d4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.

August 28, Thursday, 3:30 pm. Explore Thursdays at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511. Children learn about animals.

August 28, Thursday, 6:30 pm. Hush Harbor at Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield. Artist-in-Residence Andres Hernandez' weekly curated film series projected on a screen hand-made by Andres and inspired by the concept of hush harbors.

August 28, Thursday, 7 pm. Cafe Society moderated discussions at Valois Cafeteria, 1518 E. 53rd St.

August 28, Thursday, 7 pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St.

August 28, Thursday, 7:30 pm. Staged Reading- East Texas Hot Links. Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield. artsandpubliclife.uchicago.edu. Ron OJ Parson directs a staged reading of Eugene Lee's 'East Texas Hot Links.' 'East Texas Hot Links,' a murder mystery by Eugene Lee, is a kinetic, ruthless portrayal of self-interest and betrayal. Set in pre-integration Texas, "Links" puts eight poor, black, rural Texans in their favorite haunt – a dusty, backwoods bar called Top O' the Hill Cafe. Watch as a combustible situation simmers to its inevitable explosion. Light refreshments will be served.

August 29, Friday, 12-2 pm. Jazz in the Courtyard at Hyde Park Shopping Center, 55th just west of Lake Park. Jazzin' w/Reggae. Last of season.

August 29, Friday, 3:30 pm. XBox Fridays at Blackstone Library. 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.

August 29, Friday, 6-8 pm? Opening at Harris Recreation Center, 6200 S. Drexel- Africa International House Center for Contemporary African Art and Culture. Exhibit Pulse of Africa II (Pulse of Africa I is on display through Oct. 12 at Logan) AIHUSA.org. (Closed Labor Day weekend when the focus is on 25th Annual African Festival of the Arts in Union Park).

August 29, Friday, 7 pm. Cinda Firestone's ATTICA: Screening and Discussion. Logan Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St.

In September 1971, prisoners at New York's Attica Prison rebelled and seized control of the prison, taking 42 hostages and demanding civil rights and better living conditions. Four days later, state police stormed the prison, killing 33 inmates and 10 hostages. Cinda Firestone's documentary ATTICA (1974, 80 min, 16mm print) combines interviews with the participants—prisoners and hostages, police and civilian observers, government officials and lawyers—with documentary footage of the conditions that prompted the riot, the riot itself, the violent retaking of the prison, and the inquiries that attempted to sort out the truth of what happened. The film sheds light both on a shameful episode in the history of the US prison system and on a pivotal moment in the course of civil rights.

Michael Deutsch and Benneth Lee will be present for discussion after the film. Mr. Deutsch, of Chicago's People's Law Office, was one of the attorneys for the Attica prisoners during their criminal trials and in their successful civil suit against New York State officials. Mr. Lee, a former gang member who is now president of the National Alliance for the Empowerment of the Formerly Incarcerated, was part of a 1978 uprising at Pontiac State Prison in Illinois that left three guards dead, and was charged and subsequently acquitted. They'll talk about Attica, Pontiac, and the growing culture of punishment in the United States.
The screening features a restored 16mm print of the film courtesy of the Reserve Film and Video Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Preservation of this film was made possible by a grant from the Women’s Film Preservation Fund of New York Women in Film and Television.
Presented by South Side Projections in partnership with the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts.

August 29, Friday, 7 pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St.

August 29, Friday, 9 pm-midnight. Probably Music at Chant, 1509 E. 53rd T. 773 324-1999.

August 29, Friday and August 30, Saturday, 10 pm-1 am. Hereafterfest. Logan Penthouse, 915 E. 60th St. $10 sug. don.

August 30 Saturday. Closing at Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St. "Testimony." Through August 30. Featuring Artists-in-Residence of Art + Public Live and Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture: David Boykin, Krista Franklin, and Andres L. Hernandez.

August 30, Saturday, 8 am. Saturdays at 8, and Wednesdays at 7 year round. Jackson Park bird walk of Wooded Island and more. Audubon experts present. Meet at Darrow Bridge south of the Museum.

August 30, Saturday, 8 am-2 pm. Bronzeville Farmer's Market, 4400 block of S. Cottage Grove.

August 30, Saturday. 9 am-2 pm. 61st St. Farmers Market, between Dorchester and Blackstone.

August 30, Saturday, 10 am- Hyde Park Suzuki Piano Concert. Augustana Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn. Free.
August 30, Saturday, 12 pm- Hyde Park Suzuki Strings Concert at Midway Plaisance Park - at the Mazyrk statue at Dorchester Ave. Free. Lots of activities.
www.hydeparksuzuki.org, hpsi@hydeparksuzuki.org.

August 30, Saturday, 10 am-noon. Robie House summer workshops.$5 per child. 5757 S. Woodlawn. Four workshop topics rotate through summer.

Museum South Campus circulating trolleys weekends in Aug. 11-4.

August 30, Saturday, 11 am. White City (1893 World's Fair footprint) tour in Jackson Park. Rotates between tours of the west side, east and south, and along Cornell Dr and Midway Plaisance. Meets at the west edge of the parking lot south of the Museum (Darrow Bridge). For information look in http://www.FriendsoftheWhiteCity.org.

12 pm. Hyde Park Suzuki- see at 10 am.

August 30, Saturday, 1:30 pm. Wright 3 Mystery Tour at Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn.

August 30, Saturday, 4-8 pm. Culture Coach Pop-Up Stage and 6-8 Wheel Jam. Kenwood Community Park, 1330 E. 50th St.

August 30, Saturday, 7 pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St. Last until fall quarter?

August 30, Saturday, 9 pm-midnight. Probably Music at Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St. 773 324-1999.

August 30, Saturday, 10 pm-1 am. Hereafterfest. Logan Penthouse, 915 E. 60th St. $10 sug. don.

August 31, Sunday. Closing at Hyde Park Art Center, "Fast Forward : Rewind : Play. Rotating exhibits with murals, exercises, idea from the teaching artists, students, and youth artists.

August 31, Sunday. Closing at Smart Museum:" Serial Drawings." 5550 S. Greenwood.

August 31, Sunday. Possibly closing but may be extended: "Contemporary Nigeria Chicago" exhibit at South Shore Cultural Center Gallery. 7059 South Shore Drive.

Museum South Campus circulating trolleys weekends in Aug. 11-4;

August 31, Sunday, 11 am. Rockefeller Chapel Sunday service music. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

August 31, Sunday, 12-2 pm. Absence is Fullness, a (E)utopian Assembly. Arts Incubator 2nd floor flexspace, 301 E. Garfield.

August 31, Sunday, 2-5 pm. Free jam sessions with the Microsonic Sound Orchestra. Arts Incubator, Studio A. 301 E. Garfield. Sundays through August.

August 24, Sunday, 2-8 pm. Sundays - Universal Jazz Jam in the Alley- terrace of Black United on 71st St.

August 31, Sunday, 4 pm. George Franklin Memorial Sunday Afternoon Concerts in Nichols Park, 53rd and Kenwood Ave. Free. Dave Herrero, Texas rock.

August 31, Sunday, 7:30-11 pm. Hyde Park Jazz Society presents at Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St. $10, $5.

August 31, Sunday, 9 pm-midnight. Curtis Black jazz at Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, 1172 E. 55th St.

September 1, Monday. Labor Day- all in Hyde Park cancelled or closed except MSI and possibly DuSable Museum.

September 4, Thursday, 12:15 pm. Oriental Institute monthly 1st Thursday armchair traveler series. “Digital artist” Travis Saul will show visitors how he re-created the ancient city of Sa’mal and the Katumuwa Stele for the special exhibit In Remembrance of Me: Feasting with the Dead in the Ancient Middle East. 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507.

September 4, Thursday, 7:00 p.m. Chicago Modern Orchestra Project, Renee Baker Artistic Director. COMMUNITY CONCERT a- FREE - Robeson Theater, South Shore Cultual Center, 7059 South Shore Drive. http://www.chicagomodernorchestraproject.org.
"Blue Floors, Red Curtains, White Doors- Castles of Deep, Hidden Delight." Music of new ideas, cool enjoyment, movement and mayhem.
Kerry Leung, pipa and ensemble of traditional Chinese musicians. Next December 16 Do It Yourself Messiah.

September 5, Friday, 12-2 pm. Jazz in the Courtyard- 1st and 3rd Fridays in summer. 55th and Lake Park in the Hyde Park Shopping Center.

September 5, Friday, 9 pm-midnight. Nichole Kestler performs (monthly) at Chant, 1509 e. 53rd St. 773 324-1999.

September 7, Sunday. Goldwasser Artist in Residence Nuria Montiel arrives at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520. Collective and participatory micro-political and self-oriented action that challenges perceived reality.

September 7, Sunday, 4 pm. George Franklin Memorial Sunday Afternoon Concerts in Nichols Park, 53rd and Kenwood Ave. Free. Strictly Jug Nuts.

September 11, Thursday-September 19, Sunday- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" in preview (P), then regular run through October 12. Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 11, Thursday, 7:30 pm. P.

September 11, Thursday-September 19, Sunday- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" in preview (P), then regular run through October 12. Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 12, Friday, 8 pm. P.

September 12, Friday- October 22. 6-8 pm Sept. 12 . "Peace, I Miss You" and "Imagine New Orleans." Local artist Jennifer Hereth and non-profit art group /Artists. Catholic Theological Union, Veeck Gallery, 5416 S. Cornell Ave.

September 12, Friday, 8 pm. Syl Johnson. At the Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West. $15, $25. http://www.promontorychicago.com.

September 13, Saturday, 1 pm. MSI Tour of the White City-Then and Now. Virtual simulation inside, then tour outside (unless weather forbids). $30, $35 +Museum admission required. At 1 pm year round. Sats 9/13, 10/25, 11/8, 12/6. Sundays 8/24, 9/28, 11/23, 12/21. msichicago.org. Tickets 663 684-1414.

September 13, Saturday, 12-9 pm. Meet the artists of "Front and Center" (Sept. 13- Jan. 4) at Hyde Park Art Center- 75TH ANNIVERSARY BLOCK PARTY BBQ BASH , 5020 S. Cornell, 77 3 324-5520. Hyde Park Art Center proudly presents the third annual exhibition of work from participants in our flagship artist professional development initiative, The Center Program. Curated by Tricia van Eck, the group exhibition Front & Center unveils artwork by the 2014 class of artists in this program that is dedicated to building critical dialogue for professional artists seeking to advance their work. The exhibition features new artworks in various media by 25 artists from emerging to mid career levels.
5-8 PM RECEPTION FOR EXHIBIT ARTISTS OF "THE CHICAGO EFFECT" AND "FRONT AND CENTER."
The 2014 class of Center Program artists includes Kevin Blake, Juarez Hawkins, Karen Hirsch, Carolyn Hughes, James Jankowiak, Lisa Jenschke, Steve Juras, Beth Kamhi, Christine La Rue, Victor Lopez, Alyssa Miserendino, Christian Ortiz, Margaret Park, Janet Krehbiel Pieracci, Gonzalo Reyes, Sheri Rush, Caitlin Ryan, Christopher Saclolo, Carla Fisher Schwartz, Casey Smallwood, Dorian Sylvain, Sadie Woods, and Rodrigo Lara Zendejas.
Celebrate artists in the current exhibitions, the Art Center’s legacy, and our community at the public reception: The 75th Anniversary Block Party BBQ Bash on Saturday, September 13, 12 – 9 pm.
ALSO 1-4 PM RESIDENCY WORKSHOP: PRINTMAKING WITH NURIA MONTIEL Mobile printing press- participatory.

September 13, Saturday, 7 pm and 10pm. Maceo Parker. At the Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West. $20, $40, $60. http://www.promontorychicago.com.

September 11, Thursday-September 19, Sunday- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" in preview (P), then regular run through October 12. Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 13, Saturday, 8 pm. P.

September 11, Thursday-September 19, Sunday- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" in preview (P), then regular run through October 12. Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 14, Sunday, 2:30 pm. P

September 11, Thursday-September 19, Sunday- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" in preview (P), then regular run through October 12. Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 14, Sunday, 7:30 pm. P.

September 14, Sunday, 4 pm. George Franklin Memorial Sunday Afternoon Concerts in Nichols Park, 53rd and Kenwood Ave. Free. Billy Branch, blues.

September 16, Tuesday, 6 pm? "How to Make a Hood" curators talk. Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield. Over the course of the show's run, the conversation will be taken outside of the gallery space to investigate the ways in which black bodies offer themselves up, adapt to and negotiate their presence amongst Chicago's urban landscape via artist-led bike rides. This exploration will prompt a few questions around place, mobility and belonging.

September 11, Thursday-September 19, Sunday- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" in preview (P), then regular run through October 12. Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
??September 17, Wednesday, 7:30 pm. P.

September 18-21. Find Hyde Park Art Center at Expo Chicago- Get a first look at the next class of "Ground Floor" artists.

September 11, Thursday-September 19, Sunday- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" in preview (P), then regular run through October 12. Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 18, Thursday, 7:30 pm. P.

September 19, Friday. Opening at DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56 th Pl., 773 947-0600. "Spirits of the Passage: The Story of he Transatlantic Slave Trade." This is major and the first of its kind.

September 19, Friday, 12-2 pm. Jazz in the Courtyard- 1st and 3rd Fridays in summer. 55th and Lake Park in the Hyde Park Shopping Center.

September 19, Friday, 6-9 pm. Big Table Dinners, family fun in Washington Park. 5531 S. King Dr.

September 19, Friday,6-9 pm. Bronzeville Art Trolley 3rd Fridays. Circulates between Gallery Guichard and Bronzeville Artists Loft Incubator, 446 E. 47th St.; Blanc Gallery, 4455 S King, South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S. Michigan; Faie, 1005 E. 43rd St.

September 11, Thursday-September 19, Sunday- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" in preview (P), then regular run through October 12. Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 19, Friday, 8 pm. Last Preview.

September 13, Sunday, 1 pm. Tour of the White City-Then and Now. Virtual program inside, then tour outside. $30, $35. Museum admission required. 2nd and 4th Sundays at 1 pm year round.

September 20, Saturday, 10 am-1 pm. South Side Schools Fair. Meet principals, parents, reps from a wide variety of south side schools, learn your options. HP Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood.

September 20-21- AAHH Festival HAS BEEN MADE A ONE-DAY AND MOVED TO UNION PARK ON NEAR WEST SIDE.

September 20, Saturday. Englewood Jazz Festival (vic. of 63rd and Halsted / Kennedy King College?

September 20, Saturday, 3 pm. Memorial for arts patron Ruth Horwich, 1920-2014 will be held at KAM Isaiah Israel, 1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd.

September 20, Saturday, 7 and 10 pm. Roy Ayers. At the Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West. $45, 50, 55. http://www.promontorychicago.com.

September 20-October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 20, Saturday, 8 pm.

September 21, Sunday. (57th Street) The Children's Book Fair. Outside (and at?) Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood. This is one of the neighborhood's classic great annual events. Visit http://www. 57cbf.org.

September 20-October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 21, Sunday, 2:30 pm.

September 20-October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 21, Sunday, 7:30 pm.

September 21, Sunday, dusk. Movie "The News." South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

September 20-October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 24, Wednesday, 7:30 pm.

September 20-October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 25, Thursday, 7:30 pm.

September 26, Friday, 12:30 or 1:30 pm. Fourth Friday Tours at Hyde Park Art Center. Insider access with Deputy Director Christina Jensen. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

September 20-October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 26, Friday, 8 pm.

September 27, Saturday. Closing at Oriental Institute, "Silk Road and Indian Ocean Traders: Connecting China and the Middle East". 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507.

September 27, Saturday, 8 am. Jackson Park bird tour weekly. Meet at Darrow Bridge south of MSI south parking lot.

September 27, Saturday, 9 am-2 pm. 61st St. Farmers Market. 6100 S. Blackstone. Possibly Bronzeville market 4400 block of Cottage Grove.

September 27, Saturday. "Museum Day Live!" DuSable Museum and Smart Museum are taking part in the Smithsonian Magazine's 10 annual program. The museums, like 1,000 nationwide, will offer free admission plus benefits (Smart is always free) to those (person plus 1 guest) who download an online ticket-smithsonianmag.com/museumdaylive.
10 am-5 pm OPENING AT SMART that day, 5550 S. Greenwood 773 702-0200 is its 40th Anniversary Exhibit "Carved, Cast, and Crumpled: SCULPTURE ALL WAYS." The Smart becomes a sculpture museum! with 175 works from its collections and promised gifts.
Plus
the two concerts in the Hyde Park Jazz Festival - 1 pm Tito Carrillo Quintet and 2:30 pm Eric Schneider Quartet.

September 27, Saturday (main day) and September 28, Sunday. Hyde Park Jazz Festival. Multiple venues. Major acts start at noon, but there is pre-activity.

September 27, Saturday, 1 pm. Smart Museum of Art and Hyde Park Jazz Festival present the Tito Carrillo Quintet. 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200.

September 27, Saturday, 1:30 pm. Wright 3 Mystery Tour at Robie House. 5757 S. Woodlawn,312 994-4000. flwright.org.
(Maybe not because RH will be a Hyde Park Jazz Festival concert.

September 27, Saturday, 2:30 pm. Smart Museum of Art and Hyde Park Jazz Festival present the Tito Carrillo Quintet. 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200.

September 20-October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 27, Saturday, 3 pm.

September 27, Saturday, 6-8 pm. AACM jazz etc. concerts 4th Saturdays at South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S. Michigan. $10 over 15. Today Ann Ward's Spirit Connection.

September 27, Saturday, 7+ pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St.

September 20-October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 27, Saturday, 8 pm.

September 27, Saturday. Chant is expected to have jazz or blues c 9 or 10 pm. 1509 E. 53rd St. 773 324-1999.

September 27, Saturday, starting c. midnight? Mellow Yellow has been the traditional host of the open After party for the Hyde Park Jazz Festival. 1508 E. 53rd St.(Could move to Promontory or)

September 28, Sunday, 10 am. Sacred Jazz at Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn in conjunction with the HP Jazz Festival. Victor Goines Quartet. Goines is a great saxophonist and clarinetist.

September 28, Sunday, 11 am. Sunday at Rockefeller Chapel. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

September 28, Sunday. 2nd day of Hyde Park Jazz Festival.

September 28, Sunday, 1 pm. MSI Tour of the White City-Then and Now. Virtual simulation inside, then tour outside (unless weather forbids). $30, $35 +Museum admission required. At 1 pm year round. Sats 9/13, 10/25, 11/8, 12/6. Sundays 8/24, 9/28, 11/23, 12/21. msichicago.org. Tickets 663 684-1414.

September 28, Sunday, 1-4 pm. Smart Museum- a 40th Anniversary Family Day. Fun for all, free. With the Smart full of 175 sculptures from its collections and promised gifts.

September 20-October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 28, Sunday, 2:30 pm.

September 20-October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
September 28, Sunday, 7:30 pm.

September 28, Sunday-NO Hyde Park Jazz Society presenting at Room 43, in deference to the HP Jazz Festival.

September 28, Sunday, 9 pm-midnight. Curtis Black jazz at Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, 1172 E. 55th St.

September 29, Monday. Fall classes begin at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

through October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
October 1, Wednesday, 7:30 pm.

October 2, Thursday, 5 pm cocktails, 6 pm presentation, 6:45 pm signing. "The Ecological Imagination: Life and the Design of Urban Public Space." An Evening with Landscape Architect James Corner (designer of NYC High Line and current redesign of Chicago's Navy Pier). Part of ongoing series Thinking into the Future The Robie House Series on Architecture, Design and Ideas. Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St. $20, $25, $5. Tickets at flwright.org or 312 994-4000. How can a city be shaped by its public realm rather than its streets and buildings? Join the discussion with award-winning landscape architect and "urban dreamscaper" James Corner. Architect of New York's acclaimed High Line, and the remarkable transformation of the world's largest landfill site, Freshkills, Staten Island, into New York's biggest park, Corner is redeveloping Chicago's Navy Pier for its 100th anniversary in 2016. His vision for livable cities rests on public spaces that offer a vibrant experience, made possible by the capacity of design to transform. James Corner's new book, The Landscape Imagination: Collected Essays of James Corner 1990-2010 (Princeton Architectural Press, 2014) will be available to purchase at the event. A book signing will take place following the lecture.

through October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
October 2, Thursday, 7:30 pm.

October 3, Friday, 12:15-1:15 pm. Lunchtime Salon Series at Hyde Park Center. Every Friday afternoon through Dec. 5 Center students and community members gather over brown bag lunch and conversation. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

October 3, Friday, 730 pm. Baroque Band. Riotous Baroque. Mad Men. Spanish counter tenor Xavier Sabata makes his Chicago debut in a concert that includes works featuring mad characters by Handel and Vivaldi. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn. (Sept. 28 at Music Inst. of Chicago Evans ont, October 1 at Symphony Center). Next in HP Jan. 17).

through October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
October 3, Friday, 8 pm.

October 4, Saturday. Closing at Regenstein Special Collections, " Researching Mexico: University of Chicago Field Explorations in Mexico, 1896-2014." 1100 E. 57th St.

through October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
October 4, Saturday, 3 pm.

October 4, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Bach Organ Festival- all the organ pieces of J.S. Bach spread out over 10 concerts Sept. 21-Oct. 21 in city and suburbs, presented by WFMT.
Today: David Schrader at Lutheran School of Theology Chapel, 1100 E. 55th St. $25- Schedule and buy (does not give pieces) at WFMT.com (will be on a list- no tickets) or buy at door.

October 4, Saturday 8 pm. Otis Clay. At the Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West. $15, $20, $30. http://www.promontorychicago.com.

through October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
October 4, Saturday, 8 pm.

October 5, Sunday, 10 am. "How to Make a Hood Mobile" Artists Talk with Jack T. Green. Washington Park. Free.artsandpubliclife.uchicago.edu. Over the course of the show's run, the conversation will be taken outside of the gallery space to investigate the ways in which black bodies offer themselves up, adapt to and negotiate their presence amongst Chicago's urban landscape via artist-led bike rides. This exploration will prompt a few questions around place, mobility and belonging.

through October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
October 5, Sunday, 2:30 pm.

through October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
October 5, Sunday, 7:30 pm.

through October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
October 8, Wednesday, 7:30 pm.

through October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
October 9, Thursday, 7:30 pm.

Oct 10 3:30 SSAHN special.

October 10, Friday. Closing at Arts Incubator- "How to Make a Hood." 301 E. Garfield.

October 10, Friday, 12:15-1:15 pm. Lunchtime Salon Series at Hyde Park Center. Every Friday afternoon through Dec. 5 Center students and community members gather over brown bag lunch and conversation. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

October 10, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Classical. Danish String Quartet. $35, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.
6:30 pm. Preconcert Talk with Thomas Christensen.
7:30 pm. Haydn: String Quartet in F minor, Op. 20, No. 5
Thomas Agerfeldt Olesen: the extinguishable (U.S. premiere)
Schubert: String Quartet No. 15 in G major, D. 887

through October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
October 10, Friday, 8 pm.

*****October 11, Saturday, 9 am-6 pm, October 12, Sunday, 9 am-6 pm, October 13, Monday, 9 am-noon. (Columbus Day Weekend.) Hyde Park Used Book Sale. Presented by Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference, supported by Treasure Island Foods. Details coming, visit Used Book Sale page. This is one of the great annual events of the neighborhood.

through October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
October 11, Saturday, 3 pm.

through October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
October 11, Saturday, 8 pm.

October 12, Sunday. Closing at Logan- "The Pulse of Africa: Celebrating 25 Years of the African Festival of the Arts." Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St.

October 12, Sunday, 1-4 pm. 2nd Sunday family programs at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520.

through October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
October 12, Sunday, 2:30 pm.

October 12, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Presents- Artists in Residence- Pacifica Quartet. $25, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
2 pm. preconcert talk with Shulamit Ran.
3 pm. Mendelssohn: Quartet in F minor, Op 80
Shulamit Ran: Glitter, Doom, Shards, Memory (U.S. premiere)
Beethoven: Quartet in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2, "Razumovsky"

through October 12- Court Theatre with American Blues Theater presents "Native Son" Adapted by Nambi E. Kelley, dir by Seret Scott. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Saturday matinees are only on 9-27, 10-6, and 10-11.
October 12, Sunday, 7:30 pm. Closing performance.

October 16, Thursday, 7 and 9:30 pm. Stanley Clarke. At the Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West. $28, 38, 58. http://www.promontorychicago.com.

October 16, Thursday, 6:30-9:30 pm. Oriental Institute fundraiser event at the Institute. "Wine and Beer Through Ancient History Scavenger Hunt." 1155 E.58th St. 773 702-9507. RSVP (when gets closer to the event)- oi.uchicago.edu/register/classes? JOIN US FOR A NIGHT OF FUN AND PHILANTHROPY!
Young Professional Leaders invite you to join us for a fundraiser benefiting the Oriental Institute Museum Feature Exhibits. The night will bring together our community in support of refreshing the galleries with feature exhibits that allow Museum staff to present rarely seen artifacts from the Oriental Institute’s extensive collection or explore a unique topic.

October 17, Friday, 12:15-1:15 pm. Lunchtime Salon Series at Hyde Park Center. Every Friday afternoon through Dec. 5 Center students and community members gather over brown bag lunch and conversation. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

October 17, Friday, 7:30 pm. Bach Organ Festival- all the organ pieces of J.S. Bach spread out over 10 concerts Sept. 21-Oct. 21 in city and suburbs, presented by WFMT.
Today: David Schrader at Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn. $25- Schedule and buy (does not give pieces) at WFMT.com (will be on a list- no tickets) or buy at door.

October 18, Saturday and October 19, Sunday. Open House Chicago. Some locations in Hyde Park and South Shore, more in Bronzeville. architecture.org and openhousechicago.org, more details as date approaches. Centered at Logan.

******October 18, Saturday. Humanities Day at University of Chicago.

October 18, Saturday, time tba. South Shore Opera of Chicago 6th annual ticketed gala concert and reception. tba. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive. http://www.southshoreopera.org.

October 19, Sunday, 2 pm? Hyde Park Historical Society and Hyde Park Art Center celebrate and reminisce on the 75th Anniversary of Hyde Park Art Center. "Where It All Began." Panel of notables include former Dir. Chuck Thurow and current Dir. Kate Lorenz. At the Center, 5020 S. Cornell.

October 19, Sunday, 8 pm. Kinky Friedman. At the Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West. $15, 22, 32. http://www.promontorychicago.com.

October 21, Tuesday, , 8 pm. NRBQ. At the Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West. $12, $20, $28. http://www.promontorychicago.com.

October 22. Closing at CTU, exhibit "Peace, I Miss You" and "Imagine New Orleans." Local artist Jennifer Hereth and non-profit art group /Artists. Catholic Theological Union, Veeck Gallery, 5416 S. Cornell Ave.

October 24, Friday, 12:15-1:15 pm. Lunchtime Salon Series at Hyde Park Center. Every Friday afternoon through Dec. 5 Center students and community members gather over brown bag lunch and conversation. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

October 24, Friday, 1:30 pm. Fourth Friday Tours at Hyde Park Art Center. Insider access with Deputy Director Christina Jensen. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

October 24, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Jazz at the Logan. Regina Carter Quintet with sp. guest Edmar Castaneda. $35, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.

October 25, Saturday, 1 pm. MSI Tour of the White City-Then and Now. Virtual simulation inside, then tour outside (unless weather forbids). $30, $35 +Museum admission required. At 1 pm year round. Sats 10/25, 11/8, 12/6. Sundays 8/24, 9/28, 11/23, 12/21. msichicago.org. Tickets 663 684-1414.

October 25, Saturday, 6-8 pm. AACM jazz etc. concerts 4th Saturdays at South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S. Michigan. $10 over 15. Today Douglas R. Ewart's Quazaar.

October 25, Saturday, 7 and 10 pm. Ramsey Lewis Electric Band with Philip Bailey of Earth, Wind and Fire !!!!!!! At the Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West. $30, $50, $70. http://www.promontorychicago.com.

October 30, Thursday, 9 pm. Brokeback. The Eternals. At the Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West. $10 (advance), $12. http://www.promontorychicago.com.

October 31, Friday, 12:15-1:15 pm. Lunchtime Salon Series at Hyde Park Center. Every Friday afternoon through Dec. 5 Center students and community members gather over brown bag lunch and conversation. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

November 1, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Music Across Genres. Third Coast Percussion. $25, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
Haunt of Last Nightfall: Music and Politics Connect and Collide
John Cage: Credo in US
Frederic Rzewski: Coming Together
David T. Little: Haunt of Last Nightfall
Post-concert talk with Third Coast Percussion

November 7, Friday, 12:15-1:15 pm. Lunchtime Salon Series at Hyde Park Center. Every Friday afternoon through Dec. 5 Center students and community members gather over brown bag lunch and conversation. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

November 7, Friday, 6-10 pm. Film Screening and Panel Discussion by Hyde Park Art Center. Documentary, "Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists." Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St.

November 7, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Early. Tafelmusik. $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
Canada’s award-winning period instrument orchestra Tafelmusik explores the fusion of arts, science and culture in the 17th and 18th centuries. In this production featuring poetic narration, choreography and music by Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Bach and Handel, the Tafelmusik musicians perform the music by memory to a backdrop of high-definition images from the Hubble telescope. The Galileo Project: Music of the Spheres

November 7, Friday, 9 pm. Tim Kinsella and Marvin Tate. At the Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West. $5. http://www.promontorychicago.com.

November 8, Saturday, 1 pm. MSI Tour of the White City-Then and Now. Virtual simulation inside, then tour outside (unless weather forbids). $30, $35 +Museum admission required. At 1 pm year round. Sats 9/13, 10/25, 11/8, 12/6. Sundays 8/24, 9/28, 11/23, 12/21. msichicago.org. Tickets 663 684-1414.

November 9, Sunday, 1-4 pm. Second Sunday family programs at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520.

November 10, Monday, 6-8 pm. Hyde Park Art Center special program. "The Chicago Effect: Experiments From the Middle: On Being a Mediator."
Led by Abigail Satinsky,
students in the Curatorial Practices course in the Art Administration Administration and Policy Department of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago will spend Fall addressing curation in the expanded field of alternative and artist-run spaces- especially grass roots experimental practices. They program a night of creative response with archives, social practice, performance, and interventions.

November 13, Thursday, 7 pm and 9 pm. Willie Porter. At the Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West. $15, $22. http://www.promontorychicago.com.

November 14, Friday, 12:15-1:15 pm. Lunchtime Salon Series at Hyde Park Center. Every Friday afternoon through Dec. 5 Center students and community members gather over brown bag lunch and conversation. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

November 14, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Jazz at the Logan. Alfredo Rodriguez Trio. $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Cuban- born pianist

November 15, Saturday, 8 pm. Siegel-Schwall Band. At the Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West. $15, $20, $30. http://www.promontorychicago.com.

November 16, Sunday, 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm Chicago Music Association "Harvest of Music"- COMMUNITY CONCERT - FREE Chicago College of Performing Arts Student Showcase. Robeson Theater, South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Drive. chgomusicassn.org, 773 721-3210.

November 21 , Friday, 12:15-1:15 pm. Lunchtime Salon Series at Hyde Park Center. Every Friday afternoon through Dec. 5 Center students and community members gather over brown bag lunch and conversation. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

November 21, Friday, 7-11 pm. Hyde Park Art Center Gala 75th Anniversary event. Info at http://www.hydeparkart.org/support. or http://www.hydeparkart.org/get-involved. Blockbuster lineup of Honorees, local and city-wide. $. Apparently at the Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520 x1022 (Aaron Rodgers).

November 21, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Classical. Denis Kozukhin, piano. $35, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. Russian.
6:30 pm pre-concert talk with Steven Rings.
7:30 pm Haydn: Sonata in D Major, Hob. XVI:24
Prokofiev: Sonata No. 7, Op. 83
Haydn: Sonata in B minor, Hob. XVI:32
Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8, Op. 84

November 22, Saturday, 6-8 pm. AACM jazz etc. concerts 4th Saturdays at South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S. Michigan. $10 over 15. Today NOW Generation..December 27, Saturday, 6-8 pm. AACM jazz etc. concerts 4th Saturdays at South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S. Michigan. $10 over 15. Today GBME.

November 23, Sunday, 1 pm. MSI Tour of the White City-Then and Now. Virtual simulation inside, then tour outside (unless weather forbids). $30, $35 +Museum admission required. At 1 pm year round. Sats 9/13, 10/25, 11/8, 12/6. Sundays 11/23, 12/21. msichicago.org. Tickets 663 684-1414.

November 28, Friday, 12:15-1:15 pm. Lunchtime Salon Series at Hyde Park Center. Every Friday afternoon through Dec. 5 Center students and community members gather over brown bag lunch and conversation. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

November 28, Friday, 1:30 pm. Fourth Friday Tours at Hyde Park Art Center. Insider access with Deputy Director Christina Jensen. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

December 5 , Friday, 12:15-1:15 pm. Lunchtime Salon Series at Hyde Park Center. Every Friday afternoon through Dec. 5 Center students and community members gather over brown bag lunch and conversation. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

December 6, Saturday, 1 pm. MSI Tour of the White City-Then and Now. Virtual simulation inside, then tour outside (unless weather forbids). $30, $35 +Museum admission required. At 1 pm year round. Sats , 12/6. Sundays 8/24, 9/28, 11/23, 12/21. msichicago.org. Tickets 663 684-1414.

December 14 , Friday. Closing at DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56 th Pl., 773 947-0600. "Spirits of the Passage: The Story of he Transatlantic Slave Trade." This is major and the first of its kind.

December 16, 2014, Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Chicago Music Association "Do-It-Yourself Messiah" - FREE. Robeson Theater, South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive. chgomusicassn.org, 773 721-3210.

December 21, Sunday, 1 pm. MSI Tour of the White City-Then and Now. Virtual simulation inside, then tour outside (unless weather forbids). $30, $35 +Museum admission required. At 1 pm year round. Sats 9/13, 10/25, 11/8, 12/6. Sundays 12/21. msichicago.org. Tickets 663 684-1414.

(If Center is open) December 26, Friday, 1:30 pm. Fourth Friday Tours at Hyde Park Art Center. Insider access with Deputy Director Christina Jensen. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

2015

January 4, Sunday. Closing at Hyde Park Art Center, "Front and Center" - 25 emerging to mid-career artists from the mentoring and dialogue program, The Center. 5020 S. Cornell, 7773 324-5520.

January 4, Sunday. Closing at Museum of Science and Industry, the mega exhibit "Disney." And probably Christmas Around the World and Festivals of Light. 57th Dr and Lake Shore Drive.

January 4, Sunday. Closing at Oriental Institute, "In Remembrance of Me: Feasting with the Dead in the Ancient Near East". 1155 E. 58thSt. 773 702-9507.

January 11, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Presents- Classical. Anna Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano, and Angela Hewit, piano. $35, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.
2 pm pre-concert talk w. tba.
3 pm An afternoon of German and French songs, with works including Beethoven, Schubert, Faure´ and Debussy

January 17, Saturday, 730 pm. Baroque Band. Riotous Baroque. Beastie Boyz. Barking dogs, squalling cats, caking frogs and more wild things in the music of Faina, Schmeltzer, Telemann and Uccellini. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn (Jan. 16 Music Inst. Evanston, Jan 21 Symphony Center). Next in HP March 7.

January 24, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Contempo at 50- Now and Then I. Featuring soprano Sharon Harms $25, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
eighth blackbird
Pacifica Quartet
Cliff Colnot, conductor
Stephen Burns, trumpet
Andrew Nogal, oboe, english horn
Karl Rzasa, bassoon
Julia Filson, horn
Minghuan Xu, violin
David Scholl, bass
Anthony Cheung, piano
Alison Attar, harp
Sharon Harms, soprano
Program:
6:30 pm roundtable discussion- Contempo commissions
7:30 pm concert
Kurt Rhode: This bag is not a toy
Shulamit Ran: Perfect Storm
Ralph Shapey: Concertante No. 1 for Trumpet and Ten Instruments
Huck Hodge: piano quintet
John Eaton: The End of It (world premiere)

January 25, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Presents- Artists in Residence- Pacifica Quartet. $25, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
2 pm pre-concert talk with Shulamit Ran.
3 pm Puccini: Crisantemi
Carter: Quartet No. 1
Beethoven: Quartet in F major, Op. 59, No. 1, "Razumovsky"

January 30, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Early. Alba Consort. "Earthly Love, Divine Love." $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
Bridging the ancient to the present with exotic songs, compelling dances and virtuosic improvisations, Alba evokes the haunting melodies and dynamic rhythms of the Iberian Peninsula, as well as music from its Middle Eastern and European neighbors, in a time when Christian, Jewish and Muslim cultures flourished together.

February 6, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Classical. Isabelle Faust (violin) and Alexander Melnikov (piano). $35, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.
6:30 pm pre-concert lecture with Robert Kendrick
7:30 pm concert
Dvorák: Romantische Stücke, Op. 75
Enescu: Impressions d'Enfance, Op. 28
Tchaikovsky: Mélodies
Franck: Sonata in A Major
(a wedding gift to “King of the Violin,” Belgian violinist Eugene Ysaye.)

February 13, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Jazz at the Logan. Tigrin Hamasyan Trio. $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Tigrin is a hot pianist with a unique mix and style.

February 20, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Music Across Genres. Avi Avital, mandolin and David Greilsammer, piano . $25, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
6:30 pm pre-concert talk with Lawrence Zbikowski
7:30 pm concert
Mozart: Sonata K. 301 in G Major
Berg: Piano Sonata, Op. 1
Bach: Sonata No. 6 in G Major, BWV. 1019
Bach: Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV. 1004
Mozart: Fantasia in C minor, K. 475
Pärt: Fratres
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances

February 25-26, Wednesday-Thursday at 7:30 pm, February 27, Friday at 1 pm. Lyric Unlimited and Logan Center for the Arts to Partner In 2014-15. World premiere of Marhulets’s The Property to be presented at the Logan Center. 915 E. 60th St. $20 and up. On sale on July 1 2014 at lyricopera.org/property or 312-827-5600.

Lyric Unlimited, a new initiative of Lyric Opera of Chicago, continues its multifaceted program of expanded community engagement, artistic initiatives, and Lyric's longstanding education programs with the world premiere of The Property, a klezmer opera to be presented in partnership with the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, February 25–27, 2015. Commissioned by Polish composer Wlad Marhulets, The Property will feature the work of librettist Stephanie Fleischmann, director Eric Einhorn, and performances by members of Chicago’s Maxwell Street Klezmer Band.

From Logan release, July? 2014.

The 28-year-old Los Angeles-based Wlad Marhulets—winner of the Susan W. Rose Fund Grant, the Peter D. Faith Prize, and five ASCAP Awards (including their prestigious Leonard Bernstein Award)—has been commissioned to write the opera. Adapted from the acclaimed graphic novel by Rutu Modan, The Property tells the story of Regina Segal and her granddaughter Mica, who travel to modern Warsaw to try to regain family property lost during World War II. As their journey unfolds, Regina is forced to confront painful truths about her past, while Mica realizes their reasons for coming might not be all that they seemed.

Librettist Stephanie Fleischmann adapted the novel with director Eric Einhorn. Like the story, Marhulets’s vision for the work will incorporate traditional and modern musical styles—from klezmer to funk—to illustrate that the work exists in two places: memory and modern day.

Marhulets is known for incorporating klezmer influences into his work. His Concerto for Klezmer Clarinet and Orchestra had its world premiere by clarinetist David Krakauer with the Detroit Symphony in December 2009, and he has composed many smaller-scale chamber works that utilize the distinctive klezmer sound.

As a klezmer opera, The Property will draw on the Eastern European and Jewish references from Modan’s original story. The work is scored for a cast of six singers and a klezmer ensemble of seven instrumentalists, featuring members of Chicago’s Maxwell Street Klezmer Band.

The Property will feature three performances at the Logan Center on Wednesday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, February 26 at 7:30 p.m.; and Friday, February 27 at 1 p.m. It will also be performed at Skokie’s North Shore Center for the Arts on Wednesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 5, both at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $20 and will go on sale on July 1 at lyricopera.org/property or 312-827-5600.

The world premiere of The Property is the centerpiece of a series of activities planned around Lyric’s mainstage performances of Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s 1968 The Passenger in February and March 2015. A recently rediscovered work that explores the devastating consequences of the Holocaust from the perspectives of both victim and perpetrator, it had its first complete staging at the Bregenz Festival in 2010 directed by David Pountney. Lyric presents the Chicago premiere of this acclaimed production. Weinberg’s father worked as a violinist and conductor in Yiddish theater, and provided Mieczyslaw with practical experience in and exposure to the traditional klezmer and liturgical Jewish music that informed his compositions.

Lyric Unlimited plans to present film screenings, chamber music recitals, symposia, and discussions at venues throughout Chicago in conjunction with The Passenger’s Chicago premiere. More information about these activities will be announced later this year.

February 27, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Classical. The Jerusalem Quartet. $35, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57t St.
6:30 pm pre-concert lecture with Woo-Chan Lee
7:30 pm concert
Mozart: Quartet in G Major, K. 387
Bartok: Quartet No. 4
Schumann: Quartet No. 3 in A Major, Op. 41, No. 3

March 1, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Presents- Contempo at 50. Now and Then II. $25, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
eighth blackbird
Pacifica Quartet
Cliff Colnot, conductor
Lisa Kaplan and Daniel Scholsberg, piano
Mary Stolper, flute
Ben Sutherland, electronics
Michelle Areyzaga, soprano
Alison Attar, harp
Collins Trier, bass
2:00 pm Contempo Commissions: Roundtable Conversations
3:00 pm concert
Helen Grime: Entwined Channels
Howard Sandroff: Chants des Femmes
Gunther Schuller: Four Adventures (world premiere)
Earl Kim: Now and Then
Sofia Gubaidulina: Pilgrimage of Four (world premiere)

March 7, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Baroque Band. Riotous Baroque. Past Masters. Released in 1988, the Beatles' two-volume "Past Masters" CD featured songs recorded between 1962 and 1970. Baroque Band's tribute to Past Masters includes music composed between 1662 and 1670 and features music by Matthew Locke, Thomas Baltzar, Lully, and Buxtehude. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn. ) March 4 Symphony Center, March 5 Music Inst. Evanston.) Next in HP May 30.

April 10, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Classical. Centenary Weekend-the Crossroads of World War I and Music.
Crossroads I/ Passing from the Romantic Era
. $35, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.
Clarinetist Anthony McGill, violinist Arnaud Sussmann, pianist Anna Polonsky, and pianist Orion Weiss.
6:30 pm pre-concert lecture with Seth Brodsky
7:30 pm concert
Granados: Selections from Goyescas, Op. 11, for piano
Elgar: Violin Sonata in E minor, Op. 82
Poulenc: Sonata for Piano Four Hands, FP 8
Berg: Four Pieces for clarinet and piano, Op. 5
Stravinsky: L'Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale): Suite for violin, clarinet and piano

April 11, Saturday, 1:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Centenary Weekend-the Crossroads of World War I and Music.
Crossroads II/Sonatas in a Time of War
. $15, $5. Fulton Performance Hall, 1010 E. 59thSt/5845 S. Ellis 4th Fl.
Pacifica Quartet members with Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky (piano)
1:30 pm Clarke viola and Janácek violin sonatas
2:30 pm Lecture with Steven Rings
3:15 pm Reception

April 11, Saturday, 4 pm. Chicago Presents-Centenary Weekend-the Crossroads of World War I and Music.
Crossroads II/Debussy's Late Sonatas
. $15, $5. Fulton Performance Hall, 1010 E. 59thSt/5845 S. Ellis 4th Fl.
Pacifica Quartet members with Anna Polonsky (piano), Orion Weiss (piano), Tim Murno and Maria Luisa Ryan
Debussy- late sonatas

April 11, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Centenary Weekend-the Crossroads of World War I and Music.
Crossroads III/Shropshire Lads World War I Poets and Composers of Great Britain.
$35, $5. Logan Performance Penthouse , 915 E. 60th St.
Shropshire Lads: World War I Poets & Composers of Great Britain”: A salon evening of poetry and songs from England, presented in partnership with Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago (Lieder Lounge). Guest baritone John Brancy, and poet and UChicago Professor of Practice in the Arts John Wilkinson.

April 12, Sunday, 1 pm. Chicago Presents- Centenary Weekend-the Crossroads of World War I and Music.
Crossroads IV/Lecture-Demonstration on Bartok's Quartet 2
. Pacifica Quartet and Friends Commemorate (WWI) $15, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
1:00 pm lecture-demonstration with Steven Rings, Associate Professor of Music at UChicago, and Pacifica Quartet on Bartók's Quartet No. 2.

April 12, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Presents- Centenary Weekend-the Crossroads of World War I and Music.
Crossroads IV/ Pacifica Quartets and Friends Commemorate (WWI). Logan Performance Hall,
915 E. 60th St. $25, $5.
Pacifica Quartet members with pianists Anna Polonsky and Orion Weiss and clarinetist Michael Maccaferri
2:00 pm pre-concert lecture with Lynn Hooker
3:00 pm concert
Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes for string quartet, clarinet and piano, Op. 34
Bartók: Quartet No. 2
Elgar: Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84

April 17, Friday, 1 pm. Chicago Presents- Early. Blue Heron. Music for Cantebury Cathedral. $35, $5. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn.
The professional vocal Blue Heron ensemble, under the direction of Scott Metcalfe, presents a program from Tudor England, including the colorful and ornate Veni sancte spiritus mass by Richard Pygott, and music by Nicholas Ludford.
6:30 pm pre-concert lecture with Anne Robertson
7:30 pm concert
Music for Canterbury Cathedral

April 19, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Presents- Jazz at the Logan. Delfeayo Marsalis Quartet. The Last Southern Gentlemen Tour. $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.

April 23, Thursday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Contempo: U Chicago Resident Ensemble Showcase. $15, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
eighth blackbird, Pacifica Quartet, Julia Bentley, mezzo-soprano, Cliff Colnot, conductor
7:30 pm concert
Francisco Castillo-Trigueros: Nealika
Michael LaCroix: Twelve Faces of the Emerald
David Gordon: Speaking in Tongues
Eric Brinkman: Sublimation
Yuan-Chen Li: Wandering Viewpoint

May 1, Friday, 1 pm. Chicago Presents- Early Howard Mayer Brown/ Music Across Genres. Benjamin Bagby. "Beowulf". $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
Medievalist and musician Benjamin Bagby with his six-string harp carry clear echoes of Gaelic music, sea shanties, Appalachian hill tunes and bluegrass numbers, Eastern ritual chants and prayer calls, talking blues. Commissioned by Utrecht Early Music Festival and Lincoln Center.
6:30 pm pre-concert lecture with Christina von Nolcken
7:30 pm concert Beowulf

May 6, Wednesday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Contempo- Tomorrow's Music Today I. Free, unticketed. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
eighth blackbird and the Pacifica Quartet, conducted by Cliff Colnot. Programs will include dissertation works by UChicago doctoral candidates in composition. 7:30 pm concert Works by Pierce Gradone, Timothy Page, and Jae-Goo Lee.

May 16, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Contempo- Tomorrow's Music Today II. Free. Roosevelt University Ganz Hall, 430 S. Michigan.
eighth blackbird and the Pacifica Quartet, conducted by Cliff Colnot. Programs will include dissertation works by UChicago doctoral candidates in composition. Works by Kate Pukinskis, Philip Taylor, and Iddo Aharony.

May 29 , Saturday, 7:30 pm. Baroque Band. Riotous Baroque. Water Works. Telemann's overture Hamburger Ebbund Fluth and Handel's three Water Music suites. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn. (May 29 Music Inst Evanston, June 3 Symphony Center). End of season.

May 29 Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Jazz at the Logan. Mason Moran and the Bandwagon. $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
Pianist Jason Moran and his group The Bandwagon, with bassist Tarus Mateen and drummer Nasheet Waits, challenge the status quo.

 

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