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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One Book One Chicago- Discussions in various libraries and online, plus performance at Steppenwolf Th. in onebookchicago.org. One Book One Chicago- year round now. Fall 2014-spring 2015: Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. About the Jewish kids who created escaped fascism and in 1939 created the first comic book hero, The Escapist, and how that led to Superman et al. The theme of the program this year is Heroes Real and Imagined.


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

 

NEXT FEW WEEKS SECTION

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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

Ground Floor- artists announced and at Art Expo Sept 18-21 2014 and in the galleries Dec 14-March 29.

Ground Floor
December 12, 2014 - March 29, 2015

We are proud to announce the artists included in the third iteration of our biennial program and exhibition, Ground Floor.

Ground Floor brings together the most promising recent graduates from all five of Chicago's top tier MFA programs. Named for its role in providing a crucial platform for young artists, Ground Floor includes:

A major exhibition that fills the entire lower level of the Art Center’s 32,000 square feet building, December 12, 2014-March 29, 2015.
An exhibition catalogue that increases the visibility of Ground Floor artists outside of Chicago
Critical writing that allows artists to receive valuable, documented feedback about their work and will cultivate new critical voices
Professional support for promising Chicago artists—introducing them to curators, critics, collectors, and a public beyond their immediate network
A public stage and “next step” for young artists following their graduate degrees
A direct pipeline of new talent to local and national institutions, galleries, and curators
A destination for the Chicago community to see and learn about artists whose careers we should watch and support

Chosen from a pool of over 100 artist nominations, the 2014 Ground Floor artists are (drum roll please...): Evan Baden, Hannah Barco, Greg Browe, Houston Cofield, Maggie Crowley, Barbara Diener, Assaf Evron, Andrew Holmquist, Kelly Lloyd, Jesse Malmed, Esau McGee, Ben Murray, Celeste Rapone, Kyle Schlie, Tina Tahir, Keijaun Thomas, Daniel Tucker, Ramyar Vala, Julie Weber and Nicole Wilson.

This Thursday through Sunday, join us for a first look at the work of these talented artists at EXPO CHICAGO (booth #814). You might even catch some of the artists manning our booth.

For more information on EXPO CHICAGO, visit expochicago.org.

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 now called 4th Ward Project Space, at 5338 S. Kimbark.
Sculpture show by Hannah Givler, "Affects Illustrated" opens Nov. 9-Dec. 21. (The main DOVA is in Logan and Midway Studios including the Gray Lab, 915-929 E. 60th St.)

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


"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, in conjunction with the Frazier Museum and the Fisher Maritime Museum. Includes 150 objects from nearly 4 centuries.


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

The Great Frame Up. 1418 E. 53rd St. Features work by artists of the month.. October - Ty Watts.

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.

September 19-November 23. "Szalon" inspired by varied salon and studio experiences.

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 MSI permanent exhibit. October 8 2014, Wednesday. Opening at Museum of Science and Industry- new permanent exhibit. Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze. Patterns are everywhere … if you know where to look! From the delicate nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a majestic mountain range, to the layout of the universe, mathematical patterns abound in the natural world. Our newest permanent exhibit, Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze, exposes and explains the patterns that surround us. Highlights include a gallery of interactives and an 1,800-square foot mirror maze—with secrets waiting to be discovered! Numbers in Nature opens October 8. 57th and S. Lake Shore Drive.

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:
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

Special Collections: En Guerre: French Illustrators and World War I. Oct 14-Jan 2 2015.
Organized by Neil Harris and Terri J. Edelstein.
RR Donnelley Printers' Marks.
Permanent.

2nd floor exhibit- The Eastern Front. through Dec. 2014.
Lobby-


Renaissance Society.

Cobb 418, 5811 S. Ellis. 773 702-8670. Fall 2014 exhibit "Joseph Strau: The New World Applications for Turtle Island." Austrian artist presents a new body of work produced in Mexico City reflecting his experience of arriving in the New World.

December 7, Sunday, 3-6 pm. Opening at Renaissance Society through Feb. 8. Mathias Poledna. Film interpolations.Los Angeles-based practice concerned with production and circulation of images. Wide range of styles, punk to 1930s animation. Cobb 418, 5811 S. Ellis. Reception, talk?

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://www.flwright.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.
(Galleries closed for re-installation Sept. 1-26)

Serial Drawings July 1-August 31 2014
Opening at Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200. 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 1st Exhibit: "Carved, Cast, and Crumpled: Sculpture All Ways." September 27-December 21.
The Smart becomes a sculpture museum! with 175 works from its collections and promised gifts.
What makes an object a sculpture? This immersive Museum-wide exhibition investigates the essential qualities of three-dimensional art across historical and cultural contexts. Comprised entirely of three-dimensional works and a handful of drawings by sculptors, it showcases a foundational component of teh Museum's collection, one that can be traced back to the Joel Starrels, Jr. Memorial Collection of modern sculpture that was featured in the Smart's original exhibition in the fall of 1974. Curators: the entire curatorial staff with Senior Curator Richard A. Born as coordinating curator.

Gallery X- September 27 2014-June 14, 2015
Designed by the Chicago-based Range Design, GalleryX is a flexible, open space at the center of the Museum that will serve as a hub for creative discussions and experiences of al sorts during the Smart's 40th anniversary exhibitions Carved, Cast Crumpled and Objects and Voices. It will be home to informal displays of art, public discussions, programs, experiments, and a new project by Interpreters in Residence 500 Clown. Gallery X is also designed to be a free resource for groups to fill with meetings, classes, get-togethers, rehearsals, and ideas. All are welcome to use Gallery X as a forum to meet, create, and collaborate.
Through these activities, the Smart will encourage visitors to explore the Museum and its collection in new ways. The lessons we learn from the GalleryX initiative will inform our futures approaches to interpretation and visitor engagement, and will help to redefine the Smart's role as a teaching musuem in the 21st century.

The Art of Experience: 500 Clown 2014-2015 Interpreters in Residence.
Among the principal activities centered in GalleryX will be The Art of Experience: The Smart Museum, a new project devised by 500 Clown's Adrian Danzig and Rebecca Stevens, the Smart's 2014-2015 Interpreters in Residence. The residency provides a forum for Chicago-based artists with an interest in social engagement to create unique art experiences with Smart Museum guests. With The Art of Experience, 500 Clown invites visitors to draw cards and follow prompts that play with the idea of what is "supposed" to happen when visiting an art museum. Each card is an invitation that encourages visitors think differently about the work on view, provoking laughter, song, and many other experiences.

40th Anniversary 2nd Exhibit: Objects and Voices: A Collection of Stories: February 12-June 14, 2015.
Why do objects matter? What kind of stories do they tell? Through a series of microexhibitions curated by 20 guest collaborators, Objects adn Voices reveals the multiple ways we work with, learn from, and enjoy objects ar art. This collection-based exhibition is divided into a series of small thematic presentations organized by distinguished professors, artists, museum professionals, school partners, UChicago students, and notable Smart alumni. These vignettes reveal how objects and stories are intertwined, preserved, re-interpreted, discovered, and re-invented at a university art museum like the Smart.
CURATORS: Richard A. Born, Russell Bowman, Frederick de Armas, Kris Ercums, Shannon Foster and her fifth grade students, Chelsea Foxwell, Keith Hartley, Berthold Hoeckner, Alice Karin, Hannah Lemma, Aden Kumler, Kerry James Marshall, Christina Mehring, Iva Olah, Jie Shi, Angela Steinmetz, Catherine Stuer, Martha Ward, Kenneth Warren, David Wellbery, and Wu Hung with Curator and Associate Director of Academic Initiatives Anne Leonard as coordinating curator.

Continuing:

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 .


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

Judy Ledgerwood, Chromatic Patterns for the Smart Museum, threshold and lobby- 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: November 21, Friday, 5? - 8 pm. CAA (Creative Artists Association) exhibit opening and reception. 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.

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Not in HP but Pritzker Pavilion stage. November 13-15, 7 pm (check time for N16 at website. The Sun King- a fete by Baroqueband, singers from the Ryan Center School at Lyric Opera, and a dance company. Unticketed.

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 in Bridgeport.

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

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October 19, Sunday, 4 pm. Chicago a cappella. Global Transcendence: World Sacred Harmony and Chant with Chicago a cappella at Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn. From the world's faiths. Tickets at Chicago a cappella or 773 281-7820. Hear the musical intersections of the world’s faiths, as we explore mystical, harmonically stunning, and contemplative sacred vocal traditions. From Jerusalem to Athens, Tbilisi to Accra, Rome to Mumbai, be awed by music of Jewish, Hindu, Baha'i, and other traditions. Inspiring music by Allegri, Purcell, and Tallis will connect West to East, while our unusual and inventive combinations of varied liturgical threads will create a sonic quilt like no other.

Check back as this one was not in Chicago A Cappella's website.) December 13, Saturday, 8 pm. Chicago a cappella: Holidays a cappella. Mix of familiar holiday tunes, Renaissance carols, Chanukah songs, Christmas spirituals, and contemporary classics. General $30-38, students $12 at chicagoacappella.org. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn.


Chicago Choral Artists.
Michael D. Costello, Artistic Director. PO Box 603, Oak Park, IL, 60303. chicagochoralartists.org.

December 5, Friday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Choral Artists-- "O Magnum Mysterium" a Candlelight Christmas. Dec. 5, 6, 7, That of the 5th is at Augustana Lutheran, 5500 S. Woodlawn. $40. Michael D. Costello, Artistic Director. Tickets at chicagochoralartists.org.

Our December concert set, comprised of warm and lovely Christmas pieces old and new, begins with the Gregorian chant O magnum mysterium, followed by Victoria’s Missa O magnum mysterium, a setting of the Mass incorporating elements of the Gregorian chant. Lauridsen’s modern setting of O magnum mysterium will echo these themes later in the program.
Artistic Director Michael D. Costello has programmed a composition by CCA’s own Trevor Patrick Watkin, a carol by Carl Schalk of Melrose Park, Light Everlasting by Christiansen from the St. Olaf tradition, and Herzogenberg’s, Lo How a Rose. His nod to Great Britain continues with Holst’s Four Old English Carols as well as carols by Rutter and Hobby. These and additional works will be sung a cappella or accompanied by strings and oboe.

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.

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November 24, Monday, 7:30 pm. Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Chicago Chorale, and students of the Ryan Center of Lyric Opera of Chicago perform Mozart's Mass in C Minor. Orchestra Hall. Free, but get tickets from CSO- prime reserved seats are available to Chorale subscribers and donors.

March 29, Palm Sunday, 3 pm? 2 pm Pre-talk at Ida Noyes with ticket? Chicago Chorale, Bruce Tammen, Dir.. On Palm Sunday, we appear at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel with the iconic Bach Passion According to St. Matthew - one of the greatest works in the Western musical canon. 5850 S. Woodlawn. $?

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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Program I
violin, viola, cello and piano

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 3:00pm International House
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 – 7:30pm Fourth Presbyterian Church

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, K. 478)
For violin, viola, cello and piano

Wendy Lee My Cagey Companions (2008)
For violin, viola, cello and piano
(Winner: Discover America VIII competition
for new chamber works)

Johannes Brahms Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, op. 25
For violin, viola, cello and piano

Program II
oboe, two violins, viola, cello and piano

Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 3:00pm International House
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 – 7:30pm Fourth Presbyterian Church

Georg Philipp Telemann Concerto in E Minor, TWV 51:e
For oboe, string quartet and piano

Henri Dutilleux Sonata (1947)
For oboe and piano

Gilad Cohen Ten Variations (2011)
For oboe, string quartet and piano
(Winner: Discover America VIII competition
for new chamber works)

Antonin Dvorák Quintet in A Major, op. 81
For string quartet and piano

Program III
clarinet, violin, cello and piano

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 3:00pm International House
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 – 7:30pm Fourth Presbyterian Church

Marc Satterwhite Memento Mori 3: Ribbons on the Memory Wall (1999)
For clarinet, violin and piano
(Winner: Discover America VIII competition
for new chamber works)

Paul Hindemith Quartet (1938)
For clarinet, violin, cello and piano

Vincent d’Indy Trio in Bb Major, op. 29
For clarinet, cello and piano

Program IV
soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, violin and piano

Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 6:30pm International House
(Please note starting time)
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 – 7:30pm Fourth Presbyterian Church

Claudio Monteverdi: Selections from Madrigals Book IX
For soprano, alto, tenor and continuo

Henry Purcell Selected Songs
For soprano, alto, tenor and continuo

J. S. Bach Cantata Aria
For soprano, alto, tenor, violin and continuo

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata in A Major, K. 305
For violin and piano

Felix Mendelssohn and German Romantic Vocal Duets
Robert Schumann For soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor and piano

Dmitri Shostakovich Song Cycle: From Jewish Folk Poetry, op. 79 (1948)
For soprano, alto, tenor and piano

Ernest Bloch Baal Shem: Three Pictures of Chassidic Life (1923)
For violin and piano

Program V
soprano, flute, violin and piano

Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 3:00pm International House
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 – 7:30pm Fourth Presbyterian Church

Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata Arias
For soprano, flute, violin and piano

Mark Zuckerman Ménagerie (2001)
For soprano, flute and piano
(Winner: Discover America VIII competition
for new chamber works)

Bohuslav Martinu Madrigal Sonata (1942)
For flute, violin and piano

Jacques Ibert Deux Interludes (1948)
For flute, violin and piano

Francis Poulenc Selected Songs
For soprano and piano

Claude Debussy Sonata (1917)
For violin and piano

Heitor Villa-Lobos Suite (1923)
For soprano and violin

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

Check their program- October 11, Saturday, 7 pm. Chicago Presents with Early Music America Early Music America's Baroque Performance Competition featuring Consort Laurentia, Elixir Baroque Ensemble, Infusion Baroque, Les Ramoneurs and Trio Speranza. Free, winner will be announced at post-concert reception. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.

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- Music and Politics Connect and Collide. 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 and David T. Little

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 Kozhukhin, piano (Winner of the Queen Elisabeth Competition). $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.

2014-15

November 8, Saturday, 8 pm. Newberry Consort. ":Musica Baroqua Mexicana!" - Music from the Durango Cathedral Archives. 18th century for voices and instr. with period instruments. US premieres of works by Ignacio Jerusalem, Santiago Billoni, Manuel de Sumaya and others. $. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. newberryconsort.org or UC arts 773 702-2727.

 

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

 

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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.

Africa International House, 6200 S. Drexel. aihusa.org. 773 720-0050.

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. Opening Oct. 9- Perception/Reality in the Age of Deception.

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 Artist Lofts Arts Incubator. 440 E. 47th St. 773 703-9805. Multi floor. bronzeville-artist-lofts.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.

DOVA Temporary. Department of Visual Arts, UC now called 4th Ward Project Space, at 5338 S. Kimbark.
Sculpture show by Hannah Givler, "Affects Illustrated" opens Nov. 9-Dec. 21.

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.
Black Desire in Practice- Work by Joyce Owens and student opens Oct 10-Nov 8.

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. Freedom Is Liberty opens mid Oct. And Voluptuous Anarchy. And Centerline:Ten.

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). How to Make a Hood.
Oct.24-Jan 2 2015 Platforms-A Place Lab Exhibition (politics of transformation in black space and neighborhoods.

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.

Bronzeville Artist Lofts Arts Incubator, 440 E. 47th St. 773 703-9805. Multi floor. 2nd fl gallery- N. Masani Landfair -Squares- look at how modern communication limits.

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). A Library for All Time- celebrating Crerar. Oct 2014-March.

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.

DuSable Missing Pages Lecture Series- visit http://thedusablemuseum.eventbrite.com or dusablemuseum.org

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.

September 19-November 23. "Szalon" inspired by varied salon and studio experiences.

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.
New MSI permanent exhibit. October 8 2014, Wednesday. Opening at Museum of Science and Industry- new permanent exhibit. Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze. Patterns are everywhere … if you know where to look! From the delicate nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a majestic mountain range, to the layout of the universe, mathematical patterns abound in the natural world. Our newest permanent exhibit, Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze, exposes and explains the patterns that surround us. Highlights include a gallery of interactives and an 1,800-square foot mirror maze—with secrets waiting to be discovered! Numbers in Nature opens October 8. 57th and S. Lake Shore Drive.

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. Special Collections: En Guerre: French Illustrators and World War I. Oct 14-Jan 2 2015.
Organized by Neil Harris and Terri J. Edelstein.

Regenstein 2nd floor reading room- The Eastern Front. Through December 2014.
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. Fall 2014 exhibit "Joseph Strau: The New World Applications for Turtle Island." Austrian artist presents a new body of work produced in Mexico City reflecting his experience of arriving in the New World.
Mathias Poledna Dec 7-Feb. 8 2015.

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).

About the 40th Anniversary Exhibits
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.
And GalleryX / 500 Clown Interpreters in Residency
(Galleries closed for re-installation Sept. 1-26)

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- 7059 South Shore Drive. November 21, Friday, 5? - 8 pm. CAA (Creative Artists Association) exhibit opening and reception. 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.

UC Medicine. Center for Care and Discovery 2nd fl 5700 S. Maryland. Chicago Modern Quilt exhibit through Nov. 6.
Duchossois- 4th fl. Beyond the Naked Eye through Nov. 6
Mitchell 2nd fl. Staff Art exhibit Nov. 3-Jan 30 2015.

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.
November 21-27. Beyond the Lights, Big Hero 6 (2 th. - the 3D just in eve.), Hunger Games Mockingjay, Interstellar.

A new space- 4th Ward Project Space (DOVA Temporary), 5338 S. Kimbark. See Nov. 9 (-Dec. 21).

You are the first to know about a new project of the Herald: Radio Hyde Park. This is a new way to tell your stories and get your news in Hyde Park. Read on to find out what it is and how we hope you will get involved!
In a week or two, you'll see a SoundCloud player go live on the Herald website. When you press play, you'll hear, or be able to choose if you prefer, news stories, music from and interviews with local artists, and, maybe most excitingly, stories and opinions from your neighbors.
If you have a story about your past, the history of the neighborhood, an opinion about it's future--- if you have anything to say, I want to hear from you. The Hyde Park Kenwood Community Conference has given me funds to come and record you using state-of-the-art equipment, and your voice will be added to the programming on Radio Hyde Park.
So get excited; there are interviews with the neighborhoods political and cultural players, carefully crafted news stories, and thoughts from your friends on the way.

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.
Var Saturdays Sundays Monthly at 1 pm.

The Great Frame up, 1418 E. 53rd St. features the work of Artists of the Month. November K. Xavier Zehir. December Jason Travis "Through the Eyes of a Tour Bus Guide."

DuSable Missing Pages Lecture Series- visit http://thedusablemuseum.eventbrite.com or dusablemuseum.org

Museum of Science and Industry- Christmas Around the World and Festivals of Light now open into January.

November 27, Thursday, 11 am. Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service with homilies (Keynote JoAnne Marie Terrell of CTS), music of the Chicago Children's Choir,dir Mollie Stone, Cantor David Berger of KAM Isaiah Israel and more. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn.
Followed by Hyde Park Village's and UC students' 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Potluck at Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn. Ham and turkey provided, bring a dish. Help them plan by letting them know you are coming at 773 493-6491 or 773 363-1993.

Nov. 27, Thanksgiving- no Tea Time concert, DOC films, Cafe Society, libraries et al., DuSable and Smart Mus, Oriental Inst.

November 27, Thursday through Dec. 7, 7:30 pm. Court Theatre's Iphigenia in Aulis, by Sophocles, translation by Nicholas Rudall, founding dir. of Court Theatre. First installment of a 3-year cycle to include Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Sophocles' Electra. Single tickets from $15 to 65. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Generally W, Th 7:30, Fri 8, Sat 3 and 8 but only 8 on Nov 8 and 15, Sun 2:30 and 7:30. (Schedule shows a performance.)

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.

November 28, Friday, 3:30 pm. Xbox Fridays at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 312 747-0511.

November 28, Friday, 7 pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St. Through Dec.5.

November 28, Friday, 8 pm (doors open at 7) . Tecora Rogers, vocalist, performs at The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park ave. West. $15. Tickets at promontorychicago.com or 312 801-210.

November 28, Friday through Dec. 7, 8 pm. Court Theatre's Iphigenia in Aulis, by Sophocles, translation by Nicholas Rudall, founding dir. of Court Theatre. First installment of a 3-year cycle to include Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Sophocles' Electra. Single tickets from $15 to 65. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Generally W, Th 7:30, Fri 8, Sat 3 and 8 but only 8 on Nov 8 and 15, Sun 2:30 and 7:30.

November 29, Saturday, 8 am. Jackson Park bird walk. Meet at Darrow bridge.

November 29, Saturday, 9 am-2 pm. 61st St. Farmers Market at Experimental Station, Indoors, 6100 S. Blackstone.

November 29, Saturday, 9 am. Every Saturday and Sunday tours of private spaces not normally open in Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House. $55, 45, purchase through flwright.org or 312 944-4000. 5757 S. Woodlawn.

???? November 29, Saturday, 10 am. Lego Architects at Robie House. 5757 S. Woodlawn.

November 29, Saturday, 11 am. Compton Physics Lecture Series at the University of Chicago. "Shining Light on the Dark Side of the Universe"- Dark energy and dark matter. Kirsten 115, 5715 S. Ellis. Registration but free. (skips?)

November 29, Saturday, 1:30 pm. Wright 3 Mystery Tour at Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn. $ flwright.org.

November 29, Saturday through Dec. 7, 3 pm. Court Theatre's Iphigenia in Aulis, by Sophocles, translation by Nicholas Rudall, founding dir. of Court Theatre. First installment of a 3-year cycle to include Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Sophocles' Electra. Single tickets from $15 to 65. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Generally W, Th 7:30, Fri 8, Sat 3 and 8 but only 8 on Nov 8 and 15, Sun 2:30 and 7:30.

November 29, Saturday, 7 pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St. Through Dec. 6.

November 29, Saturday through Dec. 7,8 pm. Court Theatre's Iphigenia in Aulis, by Sophocles, translation by Nicholas Rudall, founding dir. of Court Theatre. First installment of a 3-year cycle to include Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Sophocles' Electra. Single tickets from $15 to 65. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Generally W, Th 7:30, Fri 8, Sat 3 and 8 but only 8 on Nov 8 and 15, Sun 2:30 and 7:30.

November 30, Sunday, 9 am. Every Saturday and Sunday tours of private spaces not normally open in Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House. $55, 45, purchase through flwright.org or 312 944-4000. 5757 S. Woodlawn.

November 30, Sunday, 11 am. Sunday service at Rockefeller. Advent. Advent Lessons and Carols from Palestrina to the present. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

November 30, Sunday through Dec. 7, 2:30 pm. Court Theatre's Iphigenia in Aulis, by Sophocles, translation by Nicholas Rudall, founding dir. of Court Theatre. First installment of a 3-year cycle to include Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Sophocles' Electra. Single tickets from $15 to 65. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Generally W, Th 7:30, Fri 8, Sat 3 and 8 but only 8 on Nov 8 and 15, Sun 2:30 and 7:30.

November 30, Sunday, 7 and matinees pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St. End?

November 30, Sunday, 7 pm. Advent Lessons and Carols at Lutheran School of Theology Chicago Augustana Chapel. President James Nieman, Cantor Daniel Schwandt, and LSTC Cantorei. 1100 E. 55th St.

November 30, Sunday through Dec. 7, 7:30 pm. Court Theatre's Iphigenia in Aulis, by Sophocles, translation by Nicholas Rudall, founding dir. of Court Theatre. First installment of a 3-year cycle to include Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Sophocles' Electra. Single tickets from $15 to 65. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Generally W, Th 7:30, Fri 8, Sat 3 and 8 but only 8 on Nov 8 and 15, Sun 2:30 and 7:30.

November 30, Sunday, 7:30-11 pm. Hyde Park Jazz Society presents at Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St. $10, $5. 5th Sunday Jam, hosted by Joan Collaso, vocals.

November 30, Sunday, 9 pm-midnight. Curtis Black jazz at Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, 1172 E. 55th St.

December 1, Monday, 12:30-2:30 pm. Bridge at Nichols fieldhouse, 1355 E. 53rd St.

December 1, Monday, 3 pm. Open Studio Performance at Hyde Park Art Center. "Clinic" with Steve Juras of HPAC's Center program. Guests respond to Juras' process and use of materials. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

December 1, Monday, 3:30 pm. Lecture. Atsura Morita of Osaka University as part of UC Anthropology Monday Seminar Series. Haskell 215, 5838 S. Greenwood.

December 1, Monday, 4:30 pm. Haitian Language and Culture Roundtable. UC Center Latin American Studies. Kelly 114, 5848 S. University. margaret.mcfee@gmail.com.

December 1, Monday, 5 pm. Caroling with the Carillon. Rockefeller Chapel- outdoors, inside if weather requires. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

December 1, Monday, 6-8 pm. (Monthly) Community Exchange at Currency Exchange Cafe, 305 E. Garfield.

December 1, Monday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Monday series, Children's Cinema. 1212 E. 59th St.

December 1, Monday, 7-9 pm. First Monday Jazz Series. Sam Mosching. World performing guitarist, composer, and bandleader. Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield.

December 2, Tuesday, 10:30 am. Deeply Rooted Dance Theater. The Logan Center at the University of Chicago invites teachers and students to participate in this series of free matinee performances for elementary and high school students. On December 2, 10:30am - 11:30am, the Chicago-based dance theater Deeply Rooted performs in traditions of African American dance, storytelling, and universal themes that ignite an emotional response in diverse audiences worldwide. For more information on Deeply Rooted and other matinee performances check the Deeply Rooted website http://www.deeplyrootedproductions.org. info@deeplyrootedproductions.org. 915 E. 60th St.

December 2, Tuesday, 10:30 am. Tuesday Toddler Time. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.

December 2, Tuesday, 12:15 pm. 1st Tues. Manz organ recitals at Lutheran School of Theology Chicago Manz Augustana Chapel, 1100 E. 55th St.

December 2, Tuesday, 4:30 pm. Tuesdays. Tea and Pipes. Tea ahead, then concert featuring the Reneker Organ. 1020 E. 58th St. Last of quarter.

December 2, Tuesday, 6 pm. 57th St. Books Book Discussion. Best-selling author Sara Paretsky leads discussion of Sara Weiman's 2013 Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives. 1301 E. 57th St. 773 684-1300.

December 2, Tuesday, 6:30 pm. Lakeside Quilting Guild in Treasure Island Lower Level. 1526 E. 55th St.

December 2, Tuesday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Tuesday series, Whodunit.1212 E. 59th St.

December 2, Tuesday, 7 pm. Lecture. "Maimonides 101." Disciples Divinity House, 1156 E. 57th St.

December 3, Wednesday, 7 am. Jackson Park bird walk. Meet at Darrow Bridge.

December 3, Wednesday, 12 pm. Wednesdays through December 2014, 12–3 pm. Committed Knitters: A Program of the Southside Economic Development Project. Arts Incubator, 301 . Garfield.

December 3, Wednesday, 12 pm. Divinity Lunch. Swift Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St. Veg. lunch $5 divinitylunch@gmail.com.

December 3, Wednesday, 4:30 pm. Institute of Politics discussion: "Immigration and the American Dream: Change from the Ground Up." Eliseo Medina. 5707 S. Woodlawn. RSVP uchipolitics.eventbrite.com.

December 3, Wednesday, 6 pm. Growing Pains: a 3-part Conversation in Place Lab (space at the Arts Incubator) examining contested space and design through the lens of public housing, public art, and public schools, with artist panels moderated by Lee Bey. November 19, Wednesday- Public Housing + Design. December 3, Wednesday- Public Art + Design. December 9, Tuesday- Public Schools + Design. "Plat Forms- Conversations in Place (October 24-January 2) is a conversation-focused exhibition invested in new thinking around design, community development, and artistic agency in cities. With the future of Washington Park neighborhood as its principal concern, this exhibition acts as a laboratory for reimagining place". Free. 301 or E. Garfield Blvd.- at Prairie and the Green Line.

December 3, Wednesday, 6 pm. Family Story Night at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 312 747-0511.

December 3, Wednesday, 6 pm. Seminary Co-op Bookstore author talk. Theodore Richards, The Conversations. 5751 S. Woodlawn. 773 752-4381.

December 3, Wednesday, 6:30 pm. Oriental Institute Gallery Tour followed at 7 by Lecture, "Money Matters: Credit Markets and Economic Life in Ancient Rome." Cameron Hawkins. Free. 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507.

December 3, Wednesday, 7 pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St. Through Dec. 3, 7 and approx 9 pm. Wednesday Series Kurasawa + Mifune. End of run.

December 3, Wednesday through Dec. 7, 7:30 pm. Court Theatre's Iphigenia in Aulis, by Sophocles, translation by Nicholas Rudall, founding dir. of Court Theatre. First installment of a 3-year cycle to include Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Sophocles' Electra. Post perf. discussion tonight. Single tickets from $15 to 65. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Generally W, Th 7:30, Fri 8, Sat 3 and 8 but only 8 on Nov 8 and 15, Sun 2:30 and 7:30.

December 3 , Wednesday, 8-10 pm. Catcher in the Rhyme. 10/8 and 22, 11/ 5 and 19, 12/3. Student spoken to readings. Cafe Logan, 915 E. 60th St. End of season.

December 4, Thursday, 10 am. Knitting at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 312 747-0511.

December 4, Thursday, 11:15 am. Toddler Time at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 312 747-0511.

December 4, Thursday, 12:10 pm. Advent Holiday concerts, Thursdays in December through 18th at United Church of Hyde Park, 1448 E. 53rd St. Good will offering.

December 4, Thursday, 12:15 pm. Oriental Institute 1st Thursdays lunchtime traveler series. David Schloen describes first hand discover of the Katumuwa Stele in Zincirli, Turkey, in 2008. 1155 E. 58th St.

December 4, Thursday, 4 pm. Workshop: East Asian Transregional Histories. Harris School, 1155 E. 60th St.

December 4, Thursday, 4:30 pm. (Cookies at 4:15) Tea Time Concerts. Fulton, Goodspeed 4th, 1010 E. 59th St. Brass Quintet. Last of quarter.

December 4, Thursday, 4:30 pm. Smart Museum Lecture Series. Saloni Mathur. Cochrane-Woods 157, 5540 S. Greenwood, 73 702-0200. Free.

December 4, Thursday, 6 pm. Poet Robert Polito reads. Wieboldt 408, 1050 E. 59th St.

December 4, Thursday, 6:30 pm. Missing Pages Lecture Series of DuSable Museum (use north entry of old building) 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0600.
Economic Vestiges of Enslavement. Dr. Authens Oppong Wadie.Next Dec. 18 Power of African Centered Perspective.

December 4, Thursday, 7 pm. Cafe Society moderated discussions. Valois Cafeteria, 1518 E. 53rd St.

December 4, Thursday, 7 + pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St. Through Dec.4

December 4, Thursday, 7:30 pm, December 5, Friday, 7:30 pm, December 6, Saturday, 2 and 7:30 pm. University Theater. Shakespeare's Macbeth in Eamon Boylan's adaptation with German Expressionist gesture and movement. Advance $6, Door $8. Logan Theater East, 915 E. 60th St.

December 4, Thursday through Dec. 7, 7:30 pm. Court Theatre's Iphigenia in Aulis, by Sophocles, translation by Nicholas Rudall, founding dir. of Court Theatre. First installment of a 3-year cycle to include Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Sophocles' Electra. Single tickets from $15 to 65. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Generally W, Th 7:30, Fri 8, Sat 3 and 8 but only 8 on Nov 8 and 15, Sun 2:30 and 7:30.

December 4, Thursday, 8 pm. University Jazz X-tet. 'Meet the Band": Standards and big-band numbers, led by Mwata Bowden. Free. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.

December 5, Friday, 12-5 pm. Hyde Park Art Center Holiday Art Sale and Fundraiser and...
December 5 , Friday, 12:15-1:15 pm. Lunchtime Salon Series at Hyde Park Art 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 5, Friday, 3:30 pm. Xbox Fridays at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 312 747-0511.

December 5, Friday, 4-6 pm. First formal session, repeating Fridays. The Self-made/Self published School Library. YES! a collaborative community project organized by the Chicago Free School in partnership with North Branch-Projects
We will gather on Friday afternoons from 4:00 to 6:00 to learn the craft and the art of bookbinding from and with master binder, super inspiring artist, and calming presence, Regin Igloria. Augustana Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn.
Together we will form a collaborative hand-made book archive and produce the raw materials in which to publish ideas, artwork, handprints, hand-made paper, photographs, personal narratives, random imaginings, stream of consciousness, zines, musings, comics, short stories, novellas, poetry, science fiction, scrap-books, memoirs, grocery lists, deepest hopes, wildest dreams, flights of fancy, pressed flowers, ink blots & anything & everything anybody might imagine can fit between the covers of a book
Ultimately, these will be the first books to populate the shelves of the Chicago Free School Self/made self/published Library (which we will design and manufacture in collaboration with each other & others as the next part of this on-going project).

December 5, Friday, 6-8 pm. Culminating Show and Event for Teen Artists in the Design Apprentice Program. Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield. Free. Arts + Public Life, After School Matters.

December 5, Friday, 6 pm. Opening and reception for The Great Frame Up Artist of the Month K. Jason Travis (exh. "Through the Eyes of a Tour Bus Guide.") Includes how to frame and display smart phone photographs. 1418 E. 53rd St. 773 752-2020.

December 5, Friday, 6:30 pm. 57th St. Books Book Panel Discussion. Children's authors aaron Reynolds, Janet Nolan, Suzanne Slade and Barb Rosenstock discuss the picture book market and how to break into it. With Q and A. Hosted by Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators HP/South Side Network. 1301 E. 57th St. 773 684-1300.

December 5. Friday, 7 +pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St. Through Dec. 5,

December 5, Friday, 7 pm. Gil Ultimi (The Last Ones). Post-realist 1963 take on c. 1930s Italy in transition, pointing to costs of progress v. tradition. Rediscovered classic of directors Pandolfi and Turoldo restored by Cineteca del Friuli. US premiere. Archivist Luca Giuliani leads discussion. 92 min. Free. Logan Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St.

December 5, Friday, 7:30 pm. Augustana Church/Chicago Choral Artists A Candlelight Christmas-- "O Magnum Mysterium" a Candlelight Christmas. Dec. 5, 6, 7, That of the 5th is at Augustana Lutheran, 5500 S. Woodlawn. $40. Michael D. Costello, Artistic Director. Tickets at chicagochoralartists.org.

Our December concert set, comprised of warm and lovely Christmas pieces old and new, begins with the Gregorian chant O magnum mysterium, followed by Victoria’s Missa O magnum mysterium, a setting of the Mass incorporating elements of the Gregorian chant. Lauridsen’s modern setting of O magnum mysterium will echo these themes later in the program.
Artistic Director Michael D. Costello has programmed a composition by CCA’s own Trevor Patrick Watkin, a carol by Carl Schalk of Melrose Park, Light Everlasting by Christiansen from the St. Olaf tradition, and Herzogenberg’s, Lo How a Rose. His nod to Great Britain continues with Holst’s Four Old English Carols as well as carols by Rutter and Hobby. These and additional works will be sung a cappella or accompanied by strings and oboe.

December 5, Friday, 7:30 pm. and December 7, Sunday, 3 pm. Handel's Messiah. A University and Rockefeller Chapel tradition since 1930. The choirs and choruses, plus soloists Kimberly Jones, soprano, Hyounsoo Sohn, alto, Matthew Dean, tenor, Andrew Schultze, bass; Motet Choir, Chicago Men's a Cappella, and members of the University choral ensembles, conducted by James Kallembach, and a special orchestra. Tickets at rockefeller.uchicago.edu or 773 702-2787.
Chose opera chairs in the choir for $45 (chancel special), choir pre seating for $40, $30 front nave, $20 general nave (students $5 at at the door).

December 5, Friday, 7:30 pm, December 6, Saturday, 2 and 7:30 pm. University Theater. Shakespeare's Macbeth in Eamon Boylan's adaptation with German Expressionist gesture and movement. Advance $6, Door $8. Logan Theater East, 915 E. 60th St.

December 5, Friday, 8 pm. 2014 Harambee Pre-kwaanza Festival. Interactive community and culture music presentation teaches the 7 Principles. Music, dance, drumming, drama skits, animated video. General $20, students $10. Logan, 915 E. 60th St.

December 5, Friday through Dec. 7, 8 pm. Court Theatre's Iphigenia in Aulis, by Sophocles, translation by Nicholas Rudall, founding dir. of Court Theatre. First installment of a 3-year cycle to include Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Sophocles' Electra. Single tickets from $15 to 65. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Generally W, Th 7:30, Fri 8, Sat 3 and 8 but only 8 on Nov 8 and 15, Sun 2:30 and 7:30.

December 5, Friday, 8 pm. Hyde Park Community Players 1st Fridays Staged Readings. Augustana, 5500 S. Woodlawn. "Jar the Floor" by Cheryl L. West, directed by Rosalind Battle. $5 at door.

December 5, Friday, 8-10 pm. Logan Cabaret Series. Oct. 10, 24, Nov. 7, 21, Dec. 5. 915 E. 60th St.

December 6, Saturday, 8 am. Jackson Park bird walk. Meet at Darrow bridge.

December 6, Saturday, 9 am. Boy Scouts Archeology Workshop at Oriental Institute. Work towards merit badge. $20, 15. Reg at oi.uchicago.edu/register. 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507.

December 6, Saturday, 9 am-2 pm. 61st St. Farmers Market at Experimental Station, Indoors, 6100 S. Blackstone.

December 6, Saturday, 9 am. Every Saturday and Sunday tours of private spaces not normally open in Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House. $55, 45, purchase through flwright.org or 312 944-4000. 5757 S. Woodlawn.

December 6, Saturday, 9 am. How to Make a Smart Museum: Arts, Agency, and Creativity. Esp. for partners with and in schools. Panel. Free. At the Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield. smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/calendar/register.

This all-day program examines the big ideas that can underpin programs for students, educators, and teaching artists at the Smart Museum of Art and other museums. Participants are invited to put aside lesson planning for the day to share expertise and think big together. Presentations and breakout sessions will explore the question:

How can art inspire students and other learners to critically and creatively engage with the world?

Panelists:

Sydney Chatman, Tofu Chitlin’ Circuit and UChicago Charter School North Kenwood/Oakland
Christine Gaspar, Center for Urban Pedagogy
Christopher Kennedy, Pratt Institute
Grace Needleman and participants from the Arts + Public Life Design Apprenticeship Program
Therese Quinn, University of Illinois at Chicago
Caroline Woolard, co-founder of OurGoods and Trade School

December 6, Saturday, 9 am. Oriental Institute

December 6, Saturday all day, December 7, Sunday, all day. St. Nicholas Bazaar at St. Thomas Apostle Church, 54-- S. Woodlawn.

December 6, Saturday, 10 am- 3? pm. Holiday Bazaar at United Church of Hyde Park. Tip: high quality stuff including ceramics at rock bottom prices. And home-made lunch and dessert tea. 1448 E. 53rd St.

December 6, Saturday, 10 am-4 pm. Game Day at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.

???? December 6, Saturday, 10 am. Lego Architects at Robie House. 5757 S. Woodlawn.

December 6, Saturday, 10:15 am. Taste of The Nutcracker with Hyde Park School of Dance. Registration required- 312 747-0511. 4904 S. Lake Park Ave.

December 6, Saturday. New artist of the month at The Great Frame Up, 1418 E. 53rd St. K. Jason Travis, "Through the Eyes of a Tour Bus Guide."

December 6, Saturday, 11 am-2 pm. Compton Physics Lecture Series at the University of Chicago. "Shining Light on the Dark Side of the Universe"- Dark energy and dark matter. Kirsten 115, 5715 S. Ellis. Registration but free. May be last of series.

December 6, Saturday, 11-4 pm. Physics with a Bang! An annual program with UC Physical Sciences. Shows at 11 and 2, Open House and Demo Alley 12-4. Kersten Physics Teaching Center, 5720 S. Ellis. Maybe last.

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 6, Saturday, 1-4 pm. Professional Photo Critique Session with David Joel at Hyde Park Art Center. All skill levels, limited to 8. Must RSVP to david@davidjoel.com. 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520.

December 6, Saturday, 1-4 pm. Smart Museum Family Day: Guardian Figurines. Make a figurine. 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200.

December 6, Saturday, 1:30 pm. Wright 3 Mystery Tour at Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn. $ flwright.org.

December 6, Saturday, 2 pm, sometimes starting earlier. Family Saturdays at Logan Center. Usually a main program around at theme or by major production or artist company, and lots of workshops for kids and youth by local and city-wide arts organizations. Oct. 11, Nov. 1, Dec. 6. 915 E. 60th St. logan.uchicago.edu. Register at ticketsweb.uchicago.edu.

December 6, Saturday through Dec. 7, 3 pm. Court Theatre's Iphigenia in Aulis, by Sophocles, translation by Nicholas Rudall, founding dir. of Court Theatre. First installment of a 3-year cycle to include Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Sophocles' Electra. Single tickets from $15 to 65. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Generally W, Th 7:30, Fri 8, Sat 3 and 8 but only 8 on Nov 8 and 15, Sun 2:30 and 7:30.

December 6, Saturday, 4 pm. Oriental Institute Family program Junior Archeologists. $7, 5. Work in a dig in the Kippur Discovery Center. 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Registration req oi.uchicago.edu/register. Child must be accompanied by adult.

December 6, Saturday, 4:30-6 pm. The New Speak- Open Mic. Rebirth Poetry Ensemble spoken space for teens. Oct 11, Nov 1, Dec 6. Logan Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St.

December 6, Saturday, 5 pm. University Church Advent Festival. 5655 S. University.

December 6, Saturday, 7 pm. DOC Films. 1212 E. 59th St. End of season.

December 6, Saturday, 7:30 pm. University Theater. Shakespeare's Macbeth in Eamon Boylan's adaptation with German Expressionist gesture and movement. Advance $6, Door $8. Logan Theater East, 915 E. 60th St.

December 6, Saturday through Dec. 7, 8 pm. Court Theatre's Iphigenia in Aulis, by Sophocles, translation by Nicholas Rudall, founding dir. of Court Theatre. First installment of a 3-year cycle to include Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Sophocles' Electra. Single tickets from $15 to 65. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Generally W, Th 7:30, Fri 8, Sat 3 and 8 but only 8 on Nov 8 and 15, Sun 2:30 and 7:30.

December 6, Saturday, 8 pm. Java Jive at Ida Noyes (east room). Chicago Dance Society. Learn/practice 8 pm, dancing at 9. 1212 E. 59th St.

December 6, Saturday, 8 pm. University Symphony Orchestra with George Hyun, violin. Aram Khachaturian's Violin Concerto. Also, Khachaturian's ballet Gayaneh and Rachmaninoff's symphony No. 2. Barbara Schubert conducts. Sugg $10, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.

December 7, Sunday, 9 am. Every Saturday and Sunday tours of private spaces not normally open in Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House. $55, 45, purchase through flwright.org or 312 944-4000. 5757 S. Woodlawn.

December 6, Saturday from 10 am all day, December 7, Sunday, all day. St. Nicholas Bazaar at St. Thomas Apostle Church, 54-- S. Woodlawn.

December 7, Sunday, 10 am -3 pm. Vends + Vibes: An Arts Marketplace. Arts + Public Life Creative Business Incubator. Winter Marketplace featuring homemade crafts and unique products of local artists and entrepreneurs. At the Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield.

December 7, Sunday, 11 am. Sunday service at Rockefeller. Advent II. Michael Haydn Vespers for Mary. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

December 7, Sunday, 2 pm. Screening at DuSable Museum. "Hidden Colors: The Untold Story of People of Aboriginal, Moor, and African Descent." 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0600. $5 thedusablemuseum.eventbrite.org.
Hidden Colors is a 3 part documentary a
bout the real and untold history of people of color around the globe. These films discuss some of the reasons the contributions of African and aboriginal people have been left out of the pages of history. Traveling around the country, the film features scholars, historians, and social commentators who have uncovered amazing facts such as: The original image of Christ; The true story about the Moors; The original people of Asia; The great west African empires; The presence of Africans in America before Columbus; The real reason slavery was ended; and much more.

The Films Series Includes:

Sunday, December 7th – The Untold History Of People Of Aboriginal, Moor and African Descent
Sunday, December 14th – The Triumph Of Melanin
Sunday, December 21st -The Rules Of Racism

December 7, Sunday, 2-3:30 pm. Hyde Park Historical Society presents Jay Mulberry, "I Was There," a talk on artist Cyrus Leroy Baldridge, Chicago lad who saw the whole world, and drew it. Movingly related by his friend, Jay Mulberry. Baldridge was a major figure in the Sante Fe art colony, which in turn had many connections to Chicago. 5529 S. Lake Park. Free. Refreshments served.

December 7, Sunday through Dec. 7, 3 pm. Court Theatre's Iphigenia in Aulis, by Sophocles, translation by Nicholas Rudall, founding dir. of Court Theatre. First installment of a 3-year cycle to include Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Sophocles' Electra. Single tickets from $15 to 65. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Generally W, Th 7:30, Fri 8, Sat 3 and 8 but only 8 on Nov 8 and 15, Sun 2:30 and 7:30.

December 7, Sunday, 3 pm. Handel's Messiah. A University and Rockefeller Chapel tradition since 1930. The choirs and choruses, plus soloists Kimberly Jones, soprano, Hyounsoo Sohn, alto, Matthew Dean, tenor, Andrew Schultze, bass; Motet Choir, Chicago Men's a Cappella, and members of the University choral ensembles, conducted by James Kallembach, and a special orchestra. Tickets at rockefeller.uchicago.edu or 773 702-2787.
Chose opera chairs in the choir for $45 (chancel special), choir pre seating for $40, $30 front nave, $20 general nave (students $5 at at the door).

November 7, Sunday, 4 pm. KINOSONIC #2, performance and screenings at Black Cinema House, 7200 S. Kimbark. Electroacoustic composer and artist Olivia Block and classical/jazz cellist and combo leader Tomeka Reid explore and accompany unusual shorts such as a mine explosion.

December 7, Sunday, 4-7 pm. Opening at Renaissance Society through Feb. 8. Mathias Poledna. Film interpolations.Los Angeles-based practice concerned with production and circulation of images. Wide range of styles, punk to 1930s animation. Cobb 418, 5811 S. Ellis. Reception, talk?

December 7, Sunday through Dec. 7, 7:30 pm. Court Theatre's Iphigenia in Aulis, by Sophocles, translation by Nicholas Rudall, founding dir. of Court Theatre. First installment of a 3-year cycle to include Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Sophocles' Electra. Single tickets from $15 to 65. 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Generally W, Th 7:30, Fri 8, Sat 3 and 8 but only 8 on Nov 8 and 15, Sun 2:30 and 7:30. CLOSING PERFORMANCE.

December 7, Sunday, 7:30-11 pm. Hyde Park Jazz Society presents at Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St. $10, 5. Robert Irving III Quartet.

December 7, Sunday, 9 pm-midnight. Curtis Black jazz at Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, 1172 E. 55th St.

December 8, Monday, 12:30-2:30 pm. Bridge at Nichols fieldhouse, 1355 E. 53rd St.

December 9, Tuesday, 10:30 am. Tuesday Toddler Time. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.

December 9, Tuesday, 6 pm. Growing Pains: a 3-part Conversation in Place Lab (space at the Arts Incubator) examining contested space and design through the lens of public housing, public art, and public schools, with artist panels moderated by Lee Bey. November 19, Wednesday- Public Housing + Design. December 3, Wednesday- Public Art + Design. December 9, Tuesday- Public Schools + Design. "Plat Forms- Conversations in Place (October 24-January 2) is a conversation-focused exhibition invested in new thinking around design, community development, and artistic agency in cities. With the future of Washington Park neighborhood as its principal concern, this exhibition acts as a laboratory for reimagining place". Free. 301 or E. Garfield Blvd.- at Prairie and the Green Line,

December 9, Tuesday, 6-8 pm. Hyde Park Art Center Artists Reception and Talk. Celebration of the Bridge Program. Includes works-in-progress reports. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5020.

December 9, Tuesday, 6 pm. Seminary Co-op Bookstore Author Talk. Historians Neil Harris and Teri Edelstein discuss their exhibit (with catalogue) "En Guerre: French Illustrators of World War One." 5751 S. Woodlawn, 773 752-4381.

December 9, Tuesday, 6:30 pm. Lakeside Quilting Guild in Treasure Island Lower Level. 1526 E. 55th St.

December 10, Wednesday, 7 am. Jackson Park bird walk. Meet at Darrow Bridge.

December 10, Wednesday, 12 pm. Wednesdays through December 2014, 12–3 pm. Committed Knitters: A Program of the Southside Economic Development Project. Arts Incubator, 301 . Garfield.

December 10, Wednesday, 6 pm. Family Story Night at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 312 747-0511.

December 11, Thursday, 10 am. Knitting at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 312 747-0511.

December 11-12, Thursday, 10:30 am Youth Matinee. Muntu Dance Theatre: Lest We Forget's. $9 with 1 free adult per 25 youths. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
Adult perf benefit Dec 13 and 14.

December 11, Thursday, 11:15 am. Toddler Time. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.

December 11, Thursday, 11:30 am and 4:30 pm (Sundays at 12:30) . Last chance this quarter for the daily Climbing the Tower to the carillon. Meet at the front desk-271 steps! $3 don.

December 11, Thursday, 12:10 pm. Advent Holiday concerts, Thursdays in December through 18th at United Church of Hyde Park, 1448 E. 53rd St. Good will offering.

December 11, Thursday, 7 pm. Cafe Society moderated discussion at Valois Cafeteria, 1518 E. 57th St.

December 12, Friday, 3:30 pm. Xbox Fridays at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 312 747-0511.

December 12, Friday, 6-8 pm. Party on the Ground Floor at Hyde Park Art Center. Opening reception for new exhibit "Ground Floor"-- art of 20 recent graduates of Chicago's MFA programs. 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520.

December 12, Friday and December 13, Saturday evenings and Saturday matinee, and December 14, Matinee. Hyde Park School of Dance "The Nutcracker" preceded by highlighting of students. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. Sunday's performance is followed by the Sugar Plum Tea at another location and fee. See Hyde Park Bank's Mike McGarry as Mother Ginger. $.

December 13, Saturday, 8 am. Jackson Park bird walk. Darrow Bridge so of MSI pond.

December 13, Saturday, 9 am-2 pm. 61st St. Farmers Market. Last of season. Indoors at Experimental Station, 6100 S. Blackstone.

December 13, Saturday, 9 am. Every Saturday and Sunday tours of private spaces not normally open in Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House. $55, 45, purchase through flwright.org or 312 944-4000. 5757 S. Woodlawn.

December 13, Saturday, 11 am-8 pm and December 14, Sunday, 12-7 pm. Hyde Park Pre-Kwanzaa Bazaar at Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave.

Pre-Kwanzaa: Holiday Bazaar comes to Hyde Park

Hyde Park, Chicago, Illinois: The Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce, South East Chicago Commission and The Volunteer Artist of America present Pre-Kwanzaa: Holiday Bazaar at the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave, Chicago IL 60615, Saturday December 13, 2014 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Sunday December 14, 2014, 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m.

Free and open to the public:This 2 day event will offer live music, arts & craft vendors, book signing and foods from around the globe. The Opening Ceremony at 12:00 noon on Saturday will be officiated by the Babalawo Kola Abimbola Phd..with
performances through-out both days by: Akasha, Bantu Man, Ebony Byrd, David Boykin, Example Setters, Najwa Dance Corps, Tumelo Khosa,Koku Gonza and more.

This event is designed to entice all communities to explore and experience the great and diverse cultures of Hyde Park’s international community. The proceeds of this event will support the Hyde Park Summer Music festival and the the Volunteer Artist of America youth mentor project.

Artist, vendors, sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available and donations are greatly appreciated.

You are cordially invited to come and experience this unique cultural celebration during this annual 2 day Pre-Kwanzaa: Holiday Bazaar celebration.

For more information about being a vendor, sponsor or attending this event, please call (773) 324-4860 or (504) 289-3902 or visit the Chamber website contact@hydeparkchamberchicago.org.

December 13, Saturday, 1:30 pm. Wright 3 Mystery Tour at Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn. $ flwright.org.

December 13, Saturday, 2 pm. David Getsy and Kelly Kaczynski: Thinking Sculpture II. Free. Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200. Getsy is chair of Art History at SAIC. register at smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/calendar/register. In conjunction with the Smart Museum of Art's exhibition Carved, Cast, Crumpled, art historian David J. Getsy hosts a series of conversations about the essential qualities of sculpture and how those elements are being re-imagined in contemporary practice. Each program features a discussion between Getsy and a contemporary sculptor—Geoff Oppenheimer on November 15 and Kelly Kaczynski on December 13—about what it means to make three-dimensional art today. The open-format dialogue will focus on objects, their making, and their viewing while offering new ways to approach the sculpture on view in the exhibition. Getsy is the Goldabelle McComb Finn Distinguished Professor of Art History and Chair of the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Geof Oppenheimer is an artist and Associate Professor of Practice in the Arts in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago. Kelly Kaczynski is a sculptor and installation artist residing in Chicago.

December 13, Saturday, 2-3 pm. Free Share swap at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.

December 13, Saturday, 7:30 pm, December 14, Sunday, 3 pm. Muntu Dance Theatre: Lest We Forget's, benefit and performance. $30. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th.

Check back as this one was not in Chicago A Cappella's website, but continues to be advertised.) December 13, Saturday, 8 pm. Chicago a cappella: Holidays a cappella. Mix of familiar holiday tunes, Renaissance carols, Chanukah songs, Christmas spirituals, and contemporary classics. General $30-38, students $12 at chicagoacappella.org. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn.

December 13, Saturday, 8 pm. Java Jive at Ida Noyes (east room). Chicago Dance Society. Learn/practice 8 pm, dancing at 9. 1212 E. 59th St.

December 13, Saturday, 8 pm. Tristan Perich (New York-based composer and artist): Noise Patterns. 1-bit white-noise programmed for microchip. Logan Perf. Penthouse, 915 E. 60th. Presented by Lampo, Logan, Smart.

December 14 , Sunday. 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 14, Sunday, 9 am. Every Saturday and Sunday tours of private spaces not normally open in Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House. $55, 45, purchase through flwright.org or 312 944-4000. 5757 S. Woodlawn.

December 14, Sunday, 11 am. Sunday service at Rockefeller. Advent III.5850 S. Woodlawn. . The Decani sing Tomas Luis de Victoria's Missa O Magnum Mysterium in the Advent liturgy. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

December 14, Sunday, 12-7 pm. Hyde Park Pre-Kwanzaa Bazaar at Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave.

Pre-Kwanzaa: Holiday Bazaar comes to Hyde Park

Hyde Park, Chicago, Illinois: The Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce, South East Chicago Commission and The Volunteer Artist of America present Pre-Kwanzaa: Holiday Bazaar at the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave, Chicago IL 60615, Saturday December 13, 2014 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Sunday December 14, 2014, 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m.

Free and open to the public:This 2 day event will offer live music, arts & craft vendors, book signing and foods from around the globe. The Opening Ceremony at 12:00 noon on Saturday will be officiated by the Babalawo Kola Abimbola Phd..with
performances through-out both days by: Akasha, Bantu Man, Ebony Byrd, David Boykin, Example Setters, Najwa Dance Corps, TumeloKhosa,Koku Gonza and more.

This event is designed to entice all communities to explore and experience the great and diverse cultures of Hyde Park’s international community. The proceeds of this event will support the Hyde Park Summer Music festival and the the Volunteer Artist of America youth mentor project.

Artist, vendors, sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available and donations are greatly appreciated.

You are cordially invited to come and experience this unique cultural celebration during this annual 2 day Pre-Kwanzaa: Holiday Bazaar celebration.

For more information about being a vendor, sponsor or attending this event, please call (773) 324-4860 or (504) 289-3902 or visit the Chamber website contact@hydeparkchamberchicago.org.

December 14, Sunday, 1-4 pm. Hyde Park Art Center 2nd Sunday Family Day. With artist Gilda Clarke, create your own paper weave place mat. 5020 S. Cornell. 773 324-5520.
and 2-4 pm Closing reception for "Front and Center" (with Q and A with the artists). Front and Center is the 3rd annual show for The Center program artists- exhibit on view through January 4. 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520.

December 14, Sunday, 2-4 pm. Hyde Park Historical Society annual Holiday Party. 5529 S. Lake Park Ave.

December 14, Sunday, 2-4 pm. Screening at DuSable Museum. "The Triumph of Melanin." 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0600. $5 thedusablemuseum.eventbrite.org.
Hidden Colors is a 3 part documentary about the real and untold history of people of color around the globe. These films discuss some of the reasons the contributions of African and aboriginal people have been left out of the pages of history. Traveling around the country, the film features scholars, historians, and social commentators who have uncovered amazing facts such as: The original image of Christ; The true story about the Moors; The original people of Asia; The great west African empires; The presence of Africans in America before Columbus; The real reason slavery was ended; and much more.

The Films Series Includes:

Sunday, December 7th – The Untold History Of People Of Aboriginal, Moor and African Descent
Sunday, December 14th – The Triumph Of Melanin
Sunday, December 21st -The Rules Of Racism

December 14, Sunday, 2-4 pm. Little Scribe at Oriental Institute. Includes tours on the half hour. History and creation of writing, chance to practice included. Reg. recommended, oi.uchicago.edu/register. 1155 E. 58th St.

December 14, Sunday, 5 pm. Pipes for the Season. Rockefeller Chapel presents an hour-long program of musically gorgeous organ music for winter holidays, with ho cider and snacks, by candlelight. University Organist Thomas Weisflog and assistant organist Phillip Kloeckner. One-hour program includes Gigout Rhapsodie sur des Noels and Marcel Dupre Variations on Adeste Fideles. Free. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

December 14, Sunday, 6:30 pm. Christmas Carol Fest at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 312 747-0511. sing along of new and traditional with choir, instruments, and piano.

December 14, Sunday, 7:30-11 pm. Hyde Park Jazz Society presents at Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St. Geof Bradfeld Quintet.

December 14, Sunday, 9 pm-midnight. Curtis Black jazz at Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, 1172 E. 55th St.

December 15, Monday, 12:30 pm-2:30 pm. Bridge at Nichols fieldhouse, 1355 E. 53rd St.

December 15, Monday. A program for professional artist development by the Graham School of teh University of Chicago and the Hyde Park Art Center.

December 16, 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.

(Tea and Pipes is over for the quarter.)

December 16, Tuesday, 7:30-10 pm. Third Tuesday Jazz Series at Logan, 915 E. 60th St. With Hyde Park Jazz Society.

December 18, Thursday, 12:10 pm. Advent Holiday concerts, Thursdays in December through 18th at United Church of Hyde Park, 1448 E. 53rd St. Good will offering.

December 18, Thursday, 4 pm. Happy Holiday Story Crafts at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 312 747-0511.

December 18, Thursday, 5:30 pm. Third Thursday at Smart Museum. Life Masks, Death Masks. Make plaster masks. 5550 S. Greenwood. 773 702-0200.

December 18, Thursday, 6:30 pm. Missing Pages Lecture Series of DuSable Museum (use north entry of old building) 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0600.
"Everything's An Argument: Understanding the Power of African Centered Perspective." Kim Dulaney. Next January 15 The Black West.

December 19, Friday, 10 am-noon. Tot Lot Holiday Party at Hyde Park Neighborhood Club. $5, $5 for photo booth. 5480 S. Kenwood.

December 19, Friday, 4-9 pm, December 20, Saturday, 10 am- 7 pm. Holiday and Pre-Kwanzaa Market and Celebration. Harris Park fieldhouse, 6200 S. Drexel. Reception Dec. 19 with Dee Alexander. Info 773 955-ARTS. ihausa.org.

December 20, Saturday 8 am. Jackson Park bird walk. (access may be limited by this time due to habitat reconstruction project). Darrow Bridge so of MSI pond. ,

December 20, Saturday, 10 am. LEGO Architects Workshop at Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn. $5. Reg. required at gowright.org. 312 994-4000.

December 20, Saturday, 11 am. Primary Starz Book Club at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 312 747-0511. 1st-3rd graders discuss Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

December 20, Saturday, 1 pm. Book Discussion at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 312 747-0511. Elizabeth Letts' The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman the Horse that Inspired a Nation.

December 20, Saturday, 1:30 pm. Wright 3 Mystery Tour at Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn.

December 20, Saturday, 8 pm. Java Jive at Ida Noyes (east room). Chicago Dance Society. Learn/practice 8 pm, dancing at 9. 1212 E. 59th St.

December 21, Sunday, 9:15 am. University Church Arts Sunday- Faith Education Arts Project, 10:30 am. Handel's Messiah. 5655 S. University.

December 21, Sunday, 11 am. Sunday service at Rockefeller. Advent IV. Christmas music of Spanish Renaissance composer Francisco Guerrero. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

December 21, Sunday. Closing at Smart Museum: Carved, Cast, Crumpled: Sculpture All Ways. 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200.

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.

December 21, Sunday, 2-4 pm. Screening at DuSable Museum. "The Rules of Racism." By Tariq Nasheed (2014). 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0600. $5 thedusablemuseum.eventbrite.org.
Hidden Colors is a 3 part documentary a
bout the real and untold history of people of color around the globe. These films discuss some of the reasons the contributions of African and aboriginal people have been left out of the pages of history. Traveling around the country, the film features scholars, historians, and social commentators who have uncovered amazing facts such as: The original image of Christ; The true story about the Moors; The original people of Asia; The great west African empires; The presence of Africans in America before Columbus; The real reason slavery was ended; and much more.

The Films Series Includes:

Sunday, December 7th – The Untold History Of People Of Aboriginal, Moor and African Descent
Sunday, December 14th – The Triumph Of Melanin
Sunday, December 21st -The Rules Of Racism

December 21, Sunday, 4-6:30 pm. International Didjeridu Meditation at Rockefeller. A sound healing meditation on the solstice. Around the world in 24 hours. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

December 21, Sunday, 5 pm. Spider Saloff's Cool Yule. $20. Logan Performance Penthouse, 915 E. 60th St.

December 21, Sunday, 7:30-11 pm. Hyde Park Jazz Society presents at Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St. $10, 5. The Tammy McCann Group (vocals).

December 21, Sunday, 9 pm-midnight. Curtis Black Jazz Quartet at Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, 1172 E. 55th St.

December 22, Monday, 6:30 pm. Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 312 747-0511.

December 24, Wednesday, 4 pm. Lessons and Carols for Christmas Eve. Traditional candlelight service with carols sung by choir (Rockefeller Children's Choir, The Decani) and congregation, organ, brass, and timpani and children enacting story of the nativity. Offering taken for those in need. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

December 24-25. Special Christmas services at various churches including St. Paul and Redeemer (late afternoon? University Church 4:30, St. Thomas Apostle late evening?.

(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.

December 28- no service at Rockefeller.

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 9, Friday, 8 pm. Hyde Park Community Players Friday Staged Readings at Augustana, 5500 S. Woodlawn. "The Long Christmas Dinner," by Thornton Wilder, directed by Paul Baker. $5 at door.

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 15, Thursday, 6:30 pm. Missing Pages Lecture Series of DuSable Museum (use north entry of old building) 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0600.
The Black West: Cowboys, Outlaws, and Lawmen. Art Burton. Next January 29 Stealing the Show: African American Performers and Audience in1930s Hollywood.

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 18, Sunday, 2 pm. Chicago Symphony Orchestra chamber group at South Shore Cultural Center- free. 7059 South Shore Drive. Next March 8.

January 23, Friday, 7 pm. Natya Dance Theatre. Free performance at South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

January 24, Saturday, 1-4 pm. Winter Dance at South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

January 24, Saturday, 2- pm. Logan Center Family Festival. Saturdays and Festivals (festivals cost $20). Followed by New Speak open mic for teens. 915 E. 60th St.

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"

(date error) January 26, Tuesday, 7 pm. Chicago Modern Orchestra Project. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Community Concert. Free. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

January 29, Thursday, 6:30 pm. Missing Pages Lecture Series of DuSable Museum (use north entry of old building) 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0600.
Stealing the Show: African American Performers and Audiences in 1930s Hollywood. Miriam Petty. Next Feb. 5 "Unreasonable Doubt Presumption of Black Guilt"

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.

January 31, Saturday, 7:30 pm. All Things Mayfield- tribute to Curtis Mayfield World Premiere at The Promontory. Starring Reginald Torian, Sr. $20 to 50. Church groups can reserve. 312 801-2100. promontorychicago.com. 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West.

February 1, Sunday. 3:00 pm. International House, 1414 E. 59thSt. (Tuesday, February 10, 2014 – 7:30pm Fourth Presbyterian Church). $25 (series $100).
The Chicago Ensemble. Program II: oboe, 2 violins, viola, cello, piano.
Georg Philipp Telemann Concerto in E Minor, TWV 51:e For oboe, string quartet and piano.
Henri Dutilleux Sonata (1947) For oboe and piano.
Gilad Cohen Ten Variations (2011) For oboe, string quartet and piano (Winner: Discover America VIII competition for new chamber works).
Antonin Dvorák Quintet in A Major, op. 81 For string quartet and piano. Program III March 22)

February 4, Wednesday, 5:15 pm. Franke Institute for Humanities Forum. TBA. Gleacher 621, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive. Last May 15.

February 5, Thursday, 6:30 pm. Missing Pages Lecture Series of DuSable Museum (use north entry of old building) 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0600.
Unreasonable Doubt"- Emmett Till, Trayvan Martin, Michael Brown and the Presumption of Black Guilt. Christopher Benson. Last March 5. Life and Times of DuSable.

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 7, Saturday, 1-4 pm. Winter Dance at South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

February 7, Saturday, 2- pm. Logan Center Family Saturday. Saturdays and Festivals (festivals cost $20). Followed by New Speak open mic for teens. 915 E. 60th St.

February 12, Thursday. Opening at Smart Museum through June 14: Objects and Voices: A Collection of Stories. Small thematic microexhibitions by over 20 collaborators - vignettes showing how stories and objects are intertwined. 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200. About the Anniversary Exhibits.

February 13, Friday, 6:30, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Jazz at the Logan. Tigran Hamasyan Trio. $35, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Tigrin is a hot pianist with a unique mix and style. The young Armenian-American jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan is earning praise from the Tigran Hamasyan Quintet - VARDAVAR (Montreux Jazz Festival 2014) likes of Chick Corea, Brad Meldau and Herbie Hancock. This, Tigran Hamasyan's first Chicago appearance, will combine elements of classical, Armenian pop and folk, rock and metal. Next April 19.
6:30 pm preconcert in the Cafe. PLUS...in partnership with Jazz Institute of Chicago: RAJIV HALIM QUARTET Pre-Concert Performance free & open to public. Fri, Feb 13 | Café Logan | 6:30pm.

February 14, Saturday, 4 pm. Piano Program Annual Bach Project. Free. Fulton, Goodspeed 4th, 1010 E. 59th St.

February 15, Sunday, 4 pm. Hymn Festival for the Day of Transfiguration. Reflections by Rev. Susan Briehl with hymns led by Cantor Daniel Schwandt, LSTC Cantorei and area church choirs. Lutheran School of Theology Chicago, 1100 E. 55th St. www.lstc.edu/events.

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 22, Sunday, 4 pm? South Shore Opera Company. Free. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

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

February 28, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Rockefeller Chapel Quire & Place. Sacred Powers of Water. Copland's In the Beginning is paired with Henryk Gorecki's Szeroka Woda (Broad Waters) and the world premiere of a new work on the sacred power of water by Chickasaw Nation composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate, with Christopher Neill, director of the Ecosystems Center at the Marine Biol0gical Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA). This concert will be repeated at the Laboratory later in the Year. $20, students w ID free. 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.

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 5, Thursday, 6:30 pm. Missing Pages Lecture Series of DuSable Museum (use north entry of old building) 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0600. Last in Series.
The Life and Times of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable- Founding Father of Chicago. Pemon Rami.

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.

March 8, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Symphony Orchestra chamber group at South Shore Cultural Center- free. 7059 South Shore Drive. Another coming May 20, also Civic Orchestra May 3.

March 8, Sunday 7:30 pm. Middle East Music Ensemble. Don. $10, $5. Logan Performance H all, 915 E. 60th St.

March 11, Wednesday, 5 pm. Library Society Lecture and exhibit tour. Rosanna Warren, Committee on Social Thought. Regenstein 122 and Spec. Colls. gallery, 1100 E. 57th St. lib.uchicago.edu/e/alumniandfriends/libsoc.

March 13, Friday, 8 pm, March 14, Saturday, 8 pm, March 15, Sunday, 2 pm. Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company presents "Yeoman of the Guard." $50 patron, $20 general, $5, student. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.

March 15, Sunday, 4 pm. Chicago Music Association. Black Heritage Concert. Free. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

March 5, Sunday, 4 pm. Luther College Piano Quartet with Aurelien Pederzoli perform Dvorak's Piano Quintet and works of Mozart and Prokoviev. Lutheran School of Theology Chicago Augustana Chapel, 1100 E. 55th St. www.lstc.edu/events.

March 21, Saturday, 2- pm. Logan Center Family Saturdays. Saturdays and Festivals (festivals cost $20). Followed by New Speak open mic for teens. 915 E. 60th St.

March 22, Sunday. 3:00 pm. International House, 1414 E. 59thSt. (Tuesday, March 24, 2014 – 7:30pm Fourth Presbyterian Church). $25 (series $100).
The Chicago Ensemble. Program III: Clarinet, violin,cello, piano.
Marc Satterwhite Memento Mori 3: Ribbons on the Memory Wall (1999) For clarinet, violin and piano (Winner: Discover America VIII competition for new chamber works).
Paul Hindemith Quartet (1938) For clarinet, violin, cello and piano.
Vincent d’Indy Trio in Bb Major, op. 29 For clarinet, cello and piano. Program 4 May 3

March 29, Palm Sunday, 3 pm (2 pm Pre-talk at Ida Noyes with ticket?) Bach St. Matthew Passion. Rockefeller Quire & Place series. Chicago Chorale, Bruce Tammen, Dir. With period orchestra under direction of Matthew Mealy and soloists Steven Soph, Gerard Sundberg, Ellen Hargis, Angela Young Smucker, and Ryan de Ryke. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel the iconic Bach Passion According to St. Matthew - one of the greatest works in the Western musical canon. 5850 S. Woodlawn. $30-40, students $15.

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 12, Sunday, 4 pm. Chicago Music Association. Spring Has Sprung Concert. Free. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

April 12, Sunday, 4 pm. Gospel Choir Concert. Under the direction of Keith Hampton. Annual benefit concert for the Grover wright and Carole Burns Scholarships. Lutheran School of Theology Chicago Augustana Chapel, 1100 E. 55th St. www.lstc.edu/events.

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 18, Saturday, 2- pm. Logan Center Family Festival. Saturdays and Festivals (festivals cost $20). Followed by New Speak open mic for teens. 915 E. 60th St.

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. As trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis's first album with father Ellis, this "first family of jazz" collaboration is relaxed, thoughtful and provocative. Classic and original compositions honor the Southern traditions that birthed America's original music.
2 pm preconcert in the Cafe. PLUS...in partnership with Jazz Institute of Chicago: MARQUIS HILL QUINTET Pre-Concert Performance
free & open to public Sun, Apr 19 | Café Logan | 2:00pm/
Next May 28-29.

April 23, Thursday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Presents- Contempo: U Chicago Resident Ensembles Showcase. $15, $5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
eighth blackbird; Pacifica Quartet; Julia Bentley, mezzo-soprano; Nicholas Photinos, cello; 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

April 25, Saturday, 8 pm. University Symphony Orchestra with violinist Lee England Jr. Don $10, $5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. .

April 28, Tuesday, 10 am-4 pm. Chicago Modern Orchestra Project. Orchestra Score Readings by CMOP of newly composed works. Open to the community, Free. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

April 29, Tuesday, 12 noon-8 pm. Chicago Modern Orchestra Project. Orchestra Score Competition/Contest - CMOP performing newly composed works. Open to the Community, Free. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

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 2, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Rockefeller Chapel Choir & Place series. Bach B Minor Mass. Sung by the Rockefeller Chapel Choir, featuring acclaimed countertenor Reginald Mobley, with soloists Kaitlin Foley, Lindsay Adams, Matthew Dean, and Andrew Schultze, conducted by James Kallembach. $20, stud ID free. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

May 3, Sunday, 3 pm. Civic Orchestra of Chicago concert. CO is the training orchestra of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Free. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive. See CSO May 10.

May 3, Sunday. 6:30 pm NOTE DIFFERENT TIME. International House, 1414 E. 59thSt. (Tuesday, May 5, 2014 – 7:30pm Fourth Presbyterian Church). $25 (series $100).
The Chicago Ensemble. Program IV: soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, violin, piano.
Claudio Monteverdi: Selections from Madrigals Book IX For soprano, alto, tenor and continuo.
Henry Purcell Selected Songs For soprano, alto, tenor and continuo.
J. S. Bach Cantata Aria For soprano, alto, tenor, violin and continuo.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata in A Major, K. 305 For violin and piano.
Felix Mendelssohn and German Romantic Vocal Duets.
Robert Schumann For soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor and piano.
Dmitri Shostakovich Song Cycle: From Jewish Folk Poetry, op. 79 (1948) For soprano, alto, tenor and piano.
Ernest Bloch Baal Shem: Three Pictures of Chassidic Life (1923) For violin and piano. Last program June 2.

May 10, Sunday, 3 or 4 pm. Chicago Symphony Orchestra chamber group at South Shore Cultural Center- free. 7059 South Shore Drive.

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; Lisa Kaplan, piano, 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 9, Saturday, 7:30 pm. South Asian Music Ensemble. Free. Logan Performance Penthouse, 915 E. 60th St.

May 10, Sunday, 4:30 pm. Chicago Symphony Orchestra chamber at South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive. In conjunction with Mothers Day Brunch at the Parrot Cage.

May 12, Tuesday, 7:30 pm. Early Music Ensemble. Free. Bond Chapel, 1025 E. 58th St.

May 13, Wednesday, 5:15 pm. Franke Institute for Humanities Forum. TBA. Gleacher 621, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive.

May 15, 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, Nina Dante soprano, Amanda DeBoer soprano, Elisa Sutherland mezzo-soprano, 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 16, Saturday, 2- pm. Logan Center Family Saturday. Saturdays and Festivals (festivals cost $20). Followed by New Speak open mic for teens. 915 E. 60th St.

May 20, Friday, 5 pm. Library Society lecture and exhibit tour. Andrew Abbott. Regenstein 122 and Spec. Colls. gallery, 1100 E. 57th St. lib.uchicago.edu/e/alumniandfriends/libsoc.

May 28, Thursday, 7:30 pm. Jason Moran and Meshell Ndegeocello - The Joint is Jumpin'. In partnership with Hyde Park Jazz Festival:
JASON MORAN LISTENING SESSION! free & open to public
Thurs, May 28 | Logan Center Penthouse | 7:30-8:30 PM.
Then come May 29 for Jazz at the Logan Jason Moran and the Bandwagon 7:30 and post concert at 10.

May 29 Friday, 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. Check back as may be Saturday in Hyde Park.

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.
MacArthur Fellow Jason Moran & The Bandwagon have challenged the status quo of jazz in improvisation, composition, group concept, repertoire, technique and experimentation.
10 pm post concert in the Cafe. AND...in partnership with Jazz Institute of Chicago:
JUAN PASTOR QUINTET Post-Concert Performance free & open to public Fri, May 29 | Café Logan | 10:00pm.
And note May 28 7:30 pm event.

May 30, Saturday, 8 pm and May 31, Sunday, 3 pm. Annual Cathy Heifetz Memorial Concert. University Symphony Orchestra, Motet Choir, and Rockefeller Chapel Choir. Don. $10, $5.

June 6, Saturday, 11-6, June 7, Sunday, 12-5. 57th St. Art Fair and Community Art Fair*. Woodlawn to Kenwood, Kimbark. Ray School grounds, and Bixler Playlot.
*One of the oldest juried art fairs in the Midwest.

June 7, Sunday, 3:00 pm. International House, 1414 E. 59thSt. (Tuesday, June 2, 2014 – 7:30pm Fourth Presbyterian Church). $25 (series $100).
The Chicago Ensemble. Program V: soprano, flute, violin and piano.
Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata Arias For soprano, flute, violin and piano.
Mark Zuckerman Ménagerie (2001) For soprano, flute and piano. (Winner: Discover America VIII competition for new chamber works).
Bohuslav Martinu Madrigal Sonata (1942) For flute, violin and piano.
Jacques Ibert Deux Interludes (1948) For flute, violin and piano.
Francis Poulenc Selected Songs For soprano and piano.
Claude Debussy Sonata (1917) For violin and piano
Heitor Villa-Lobos Suite (1923) For soprano and violin. Last of season.

June 14, 2015. Closing at Smart Museum- Objects and Voices: A Collection of Stories (microexhibitions by over 20 collaborators) and Gallery X experimental exhibit and programming space. 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200.

June 20, Saturday, 2- pm. Logan Center Family Saturday. Saturdays and Festivals (festivals cost $20). Followed by New Speak open mic for teens. 915 E. 60th St.

June 28, Sunday, 4? pm. South Shore Opera Company. Free. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

July 11, Saturday, 2- pm. Logan Center Family Saturday. Saturdays and Festivals (festivals cost $20). Followed by New Speak open mic for teens. 915 E. 60th St.

mid-summer- Chicago Shakespeare Theater. 2 nights, on the lawn.

August 23, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Music Association. Fantasie Negre. Ticketed event. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

August into September. 4 movies in the park. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

August ? Saturday. South Shore Festival (5th and 7th Wards). South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

August 22, Saturday, 2- pm. Logan Center Family Festival. Saturdays and Festivals (festivals cost $20). Followed by New Speak open mic for teens. 915 E. 60th St.

September 15, Tuesday. Chicago Modern Orchestra Project. Community Concert, Free. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

October 16, Friday, 6 pm. South Shore Opera Company annual ticketed concert and reception. Ticketed. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive

November 15, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Music Association. Harvest of Music, Free. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

December 15, Tuesday. Chicago Music Association and Chicago Modern Orchestra Project. Do-It-Yourself-Messiah. Free. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.


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