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: to Calendar Manager: Gary Ossewaarde, garyossewaarde@yahoo.com. Help support our work: Join the Conference!
Navigate via portal to our other calendars and directories. For a few recommended activities see the Hot Events/Mtgs calendar in HPKCC's Hyde Park Record.

 

"Chicago's Culture Coast- Discover Hyde Park": visit the Culture Coast Network website incl. calendar: http://www.culturecoast.org
Good Neighbors/Chicago Hyde Park Village calendar (Jay Mulberry): http://tinyurl.com/HydeParkfromNowOn.
See also the BIG NEW Discover Hyde Park site with calendar and router- discoverhydepark.org (also has all the festivals for the year). Powerful, really the same: SSA61 website's calendar and routing engine in: downtownhydeparkchicago.com.

Museum Campus South- DuSable, Robie House, Logan Center, Museum of Science and Industry, Oriental Institute Museum, The Renaissance Society, Smart Museum of Art. Partners with South East Chicago Commission, UChicago Office of Civic Engagement, and UCHICAGOARTS. artsandpubliclife.uchicago.edu. MuseumCampusSouth.org, Twitter follow @mcschicago, like on Facebook.

Also Hyde Park Art Center and Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center. Rebuild-Foundation.org.

Visit http://www.hydeparkjazzfestival.org (last Sept. weekend of year) and Hyde Park Jazz Society. http://www.explorechicago.org. choosechicago.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, onebookchicago.org. One Book One Chicago- year round now. 2015- 16 The Third Coast: How Chicago made the American Dream.

Chicago Cultural Plan 2012 released in fall 2012. And Schools cultural plan shortly followed. To get the reports visit ingenuity-inc.org. www.chicagoculturalplan2012.com or www.cityofchicago.org/dcase.

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. fifty-third.uchicago.edu. (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.

Hyde Park Village/Good Neighbors Calendar: tinyurl.com/HydeParkFromNow On.

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.




culturecoast.org

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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done til next year

done til next year.

SHoP continues through at least April 2016 at 1448 E. 57th St. (HP Free Theater) southsidehub.com

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. Programs every Sunday night 7:30-11:30

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 2016 is on September 26 27, but starting thereafter there may be special events through the year, including the 2nd Tuesdays at Logan. Benefit date is June 23 2016.

Hyde Park Jazz Festival news and full schedule: Visit http://www.hydeparkjazzfestival.org starting in mid summer 2015. By early summer VISIT THE FULL SCHEDULE (currently here is 2015)
And see your invitation as HPKCC friends and members to the festival and its Story-Share-Project.

Festival Weekends- "Celebrate Hyde Park." Last is Dec. 17 Holiday Nights- evening find characters from Frozen in various 53rd St. stores. Details: Dec 17 below or Chamber or Downtown Hyde Park Chicago sites.

 

Chicago Humanities Festival - and events continue year round. October and November 2016-

 

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 at the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club. Toddlers to middle school.
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 August 7-14 2 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.

 

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UC Humanities Day. October 3rd Saturday. Humanities 2014 at University of Chicago. http://humanitiesday.uchicago.edu.

Chicago Humanities Festival Hyde Park Day. 4th Sunday in October . Tickets on sale early September. Main festival is October 25-November 9. chicagohumanities.org.

 

Open House Chicago coming 3rd Saturday and Sunday.

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 /SHoP (South Side Hub of Production) moves around (through April 2016 at 1448 E. 57th ST) with exhibits, performances, lectures, activities and a space for formal and informal nonprofits.

http://www.southsidehub.com

http://www.thelarch.org

laura.shaeffer@gmail.com.

 

Shopping for art ...

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.flwright.org.

Gilbert and Sullivan.

Hyde Park Art Center. Exhibit building and installation, family and class workshops, events like Cocktails and Clay, auxil/bd service orgs... Apply in person18+ 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? . Now at 62nd and Ingleside. 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 laura.shaeffer@gmail.com

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.

 

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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. Informal, Meet in Bobolink Meadow.

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 (being updated)

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

exhibit and event schedule -

(New and expanded!) The Residency at the Hyde Park Art Center. Catalyzing Global Experience, The Jackman Class and the new Guida Family studios.

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 . 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 (sample, changes yearly) 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 and the rest are called Second Sundays 1-4 pm-

Adult workshops -

Hyde Park Art Center

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.


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.

Blackstone Branch Library. See Friends of Blackstone /Blackstone programs page. One Book One Chicago:
4094 S. Lake Park. Daja's "The Third Coast- How Chicago Created the American Dream."

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 "Biosphere" multi-artist. 5416 S. Cornell, in the Mary-Frances and Bill Veeck Gallery. Through May 6.

Checkerboard Lounge is gone/

Center for study of Race, Politics and Culture and for Gender Studies. Exhibits5733 S. University.

Chicago Storytelling Guild. Meets monthly 3rd Tuesday at Augustana Church. 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, ies@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 l 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.

2015-2016 season

Agamemnon- world premiere of Aeschylus in Nicholas Rudall translation- nov 5-dec 6

Satchmo at the Waldorf by Terry Teachout-jan 7-feb 7

Long Day's Journey Into Night- O'Neill- mar 10-apr 10

One Man, Two Govnors- Richard Bean- may 12-june 12

Crerar Library atrium, 5730 S. Ellis. -at 5730 S. Ellis Ave. Exh on the sciences at the early U of C

Doc Films. To go to daily run.

DOVA Temporary. Department of Visual Arts, The main DOVA is in Logan and Midway Studios including the Gray Lab, -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"

Newest permanent exhibit follows the quest for equality through American history.


Experimental Station with Blackstone Bicycle Works, 61st ST. Farmer's Market 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.

 

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.
2016 "Princess Ida": March 18, Friday, 19 Saturday (both 8 pm), March 20, 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. December 2015- Hyde Park Photography Group.

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.

Hyde Park Community Players. Plays, readings, workshops and more several times a year, various locations, very low price. 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-

Hyde Park Union Church. Occasional Jazz Sundays, 2nd Tuesday jazz jams, various concerts such as Chicago Chorale and Cantanti di Chicago..

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, Has moved to ? 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/Workshop, 1060 E. 47th St. M-F 7:30-6, Sat 8-12:30.

Logan Center for Creative and Performing Arts
Ongoing multi artist exhibitions on several floors and loads of concerts and performances
Exhibits include "So Called Utopias," exh on postcards of the U of C, exh on student art over 125 years

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. Exhibit from the archives of the Renaissance Society.

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."
Tours are available (reg. in advance?) of the historic features of the museum. http://www.msichicago.org.

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.

Omnimax- on deep voyages into space.
Sub U505 massive exhibit open. "Capture the Experience, Experience the Capture"
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. Believe superseded by Indie City Writers


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

The Op Shop. Hyde Park Free Theater, 1448 E. 57th St. southsidehub.org, laura.shaeffer@gmail.com, facebook.com/SouthSideHub?fref=nSHoP

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. Temp. exhibits

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/.)

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: Exh. on collection of Mr. Wachs of 1st editions of English poets of the 19th century.

Lobby-


Renaissance Society. Centenniary year!

Cobb 418, 5811 S. Ellis. 773 702-8670. Paul McCarthy Drawings. In Gray Lab (929 E. 60th)- archives

 

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.

High Resolution - large scale pictures of U of C buildings and interiors
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. 1448 E. 57th St. 24 and 25

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 until February 12. See previews Feb. 11.)

1st Annual reinstallation from the collections including "Memory."
Temp: "Expressionist Impulses- Art of Germany and Eastern Europe" late 19th-1980. With accomp. photo exh. "To See in Black and White".

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 .

Threshold exhibi9t- Jessica Stockholder's "Rose's Inclination" with a bit from Judy Ledgerwood, Chromatic Patterns for the Smart Museum, threshold and lobby

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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.

In the Fine Arts Gallery: 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 60 Years? exhibit.

Special Collections- see Regenstein Library.

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.

University Theater - visit http://ut.uchicago.edu for schedule. March 26, Monday. Most at Logan, but some productions remain at Reynolds Club.

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].

 

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.

2015-16 at Augustana- October 10, January 16, March 11, June 3. "Rivals"

October 10, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Baroque Band. Harpsichord vs. forte piano. Jan Watson (harpsichord) vs. David Schrader. Bach, Arne, Hertel. Augustana Lutheran, 5500 S. Woodlawn.

January 16, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Baroque Band. Duel at the Devil- Handel vs. Maurice Greene. Handel, Pepusch, Geniniani, Bononcini, Greene, Festing, Boyce. Augustana Lutheran, 5500 S. Woodlawn.

March 22, Friday, 7:30 pm. Baroque Band. Leipzig's Got Talent- audition cantatas of Bach, Telemann, Graupner c. 1723. Augustana Lutheran, 5500 S. Woodlawn.

June 3, Friday, 7:30 pm. Baroque Band. L'Arte del violino. Pietro Locatelli the flamboyant vs. Jean-Marie Leclair the angel. With Rachel Barton Pine! Augustana Lutheran, 5500 S. Woodlawn.

(There is also a one-only performance April ? at Driehaus Museum.)

 

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").

2014-15

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 RESCHEDULED for March 8, 7:30 pm
March 8, Sunday, 7:30 pm. Rescheduled Program II of Chicago Ensemble. Dvorák: Piano Quintet in A Major; and works for oboe, strings and piano by Telemann, Dutilleux and "Discover America VIII" winner Gilad Cohen. Two tickets for the price of one- $25. International House, 1414 E. 59th St. Next March 22.

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)
teverdi: Selections from Madrigals Book IX
For soprano, alto, tenor and continuo

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

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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 (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. $45, 35, Performs at the Newberry, U of C, and Northwestern. 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.

2014-15

April 26, Sunday, 3 pm. Ensemble in Residence The Newberry Consort. "Mr. Dowland's Midnight". Lutenist Paul O'Dette joins the Consort for an evening at an "Elizabethan blues club." Explore the gamut of human emotion- from Dowland's legendary melancholia to light dance music. $35-45 5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.

 

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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. 3rd weekend March Friday, Saturday (both 8 pm), March Sunday (matinée). The Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company with the University Chamber Orchestra. 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. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive. Free concerts in Feb and June, ticketed in October.

 

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

 

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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.

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"

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. Through January 11 2015.

Opening January 19 2015. "Free at First: The Audacious Journey of The Association for the Advancement of of Creative Musicians."

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.

September 13-January 4 Front and Center
Ground Floor. December 12- March 22. Gallery 2, Catwalk, Carney Gallery. 20 artists. A biennial exhibit.
A platform for emerging artists (graduates from the MFA programs of Chicago area, nominated by committee) that fills the Center's Ground Floor. Emergent arts writer and administrator James Pepper Kelly will produce an essay contextualizing the works.
December 12 reception.
Nuria Montiel. "Wxnder Wxrds". January 11-February 21. Gallery 5. Participatory relief-printmaker, HPAC Artist in Resident, Mexico City-based. Bauhaus-style monotypes developed in Mexico City to voice citizen concerns, the letterforms reflect those of Dutchman Jurriaan Schoefers and Mayan forms. Her own press. Inspired also by Brazilian educationist and social reformer Paulo Freire who taught that written word is action. Includes words-on-posters from various neighborhoods.
Melika Bass: The Latest Sun Is Sinking Fast. January 26-April 10. Filmmaker and visual artist Melika Bass expands the territory in her gothic world with sound, 16mm film/video, architecture, sound, movement, texture and gesture. A fictional, fractures, macabre America through an expanding set of recurring characters-- a memory of timeless place.
Art Shop- the work of teens. March 1-April 19. Gallery 5.

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. Seasonal weekday concerts (ex. Thursdays 12:10 in December).

Incubator, 301 E. Garfield. -Black Ink Book Exchange 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.

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.

Logan- 915 E. 60th St.. Ongoing multi artist exhibition "Wall Text." Second level
Ongoing- Installations "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.
Opening Jan. 9-March 15. Explores the concept of landscape in contemporary art. Lots of related programs.

Midway Plaisance Skating Rink- . Day after Thanksgiving through end of February, 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. Temp. exhibit. Temp "Disney" extended through Jan 4 2015.
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.
Temporary Exhibit: February 17, Tuesday. Opening at Oriental Institute, "A Cosmopolitan City: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Old Cairo."1155 E. 58th St.


Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St. - jazz evenings first Fridays. Revels last
Fri and Sat of January.

Regenstein-
Special Collections. Regenstein Special Collections: 1100 E. 57th St. Special Collections: January 12-March 21: "I Step Outside of Myself"- 20th C. portraits photographers.

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.


40th Anniversary Exhibit "
Objects and Voices"- see in the link just above.
And GalleryX / 500 Clown Interpreters in Residency
(Galleries closed for re-installation through Feb. 11)

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.

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.
Duchossois- 4th fl. Linda Erf Swift, High School Project- seniors from sev. local high schools with proverbs.

UChicago Tech. 6030 S. Ellis.

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. Times vary day to day.

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.
Harper Theater -May 22-29 Avengers Age of Ultron , Fast and Furious 7, Poltergeist, Tomorrowland

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

 

MSI - now open Material Science exhibit through 2015. New film at Omnimax: Journey into Space (deeper probes)

April-June- Gray Center and CSRPC free class in Near Eastern Bilingualism Storytelling. 939? E. 60th St.
April-June- Gray Center and CSRCP free class The Black Death Project. Co-taught by Kathy Cohen, filmmaker Orlando Bagwell and sculptor Garland Taylor at CSRPC (5733 S. University), Gray Center, and an installation.
April-June- Gray Center, Arts Practice, Open Pr etc. free class Overjoy. Artist Victor Burgin and DN Rodowick (cinema et al) look at displaced and effaced archit and urban histories in Chicago's near South Side- create site audiovis. installations incl. at Logan and Gray Center.

DuSable new exhibit African Americans in the Civil War: Active Partners in the Fight for Liberation and Freedom. In conjunction, a new web gallery with several other museums- over 300 zoomable pictures--Civilwarinart.org.

4th on 53rd St. needs volunteers for days ahead preps, orgs and businesses to buy/have made banners, contribute (which helps pay for the concerts in weeks after in Nichols Park Sundays, parade set up and help, games in Nichols Park, cleanup. Contact kirstensri@gmail.com or Stephanie Franklin, 773 955-3622

 

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Carillon recitals at Rockefeller during academic quarters- tours $71:45-12:45 and 4:45-5:45 Tuesdays through Fridays. Tickets on sale 45 mins before; call for groups of 8 or more 773 702-2100. Remember, 271 steps.

Find out about University sponsored art activities out in the neighborhoods esp. on 53rd at fiftythird.uchicago.edu.

The Revival is open and has shows Thursday-Saturday and sometimes other days. Also classes, including Summer Camp. visit the-revival.com click shows or classes.

The UC Department of Music holds several programs of interest that cannot be included- visit music.uchicago.edu. These include (a few closed for students and faculty) Colloquium Series - spring 2016 includes Steve Lehman (composer), Will Crutchman (history), Tim Rommen (ethnomusicology), Suzie Clark (theory), and Emily Wilbourne (history). Workshops and Seminars- EthNoise!, 20th-21st Century Workshop, Music History/Theory Workshop, an Composition Seminar.

Look for the 70s concrete car- "Concrete Traffic" in the 55th Ellis Garage from September 30 afternoon, and suite of programs built around it. INCLUDING... "Soundscape Interventions" various places and times around campus through June 2017. Undergraduates interpret and perform Fluxus scores and compositions using chance and contingencies of aural encounters.

Hyde Park Jazz Festival full schedule is now up in hydeparkjazzfestival.org. Subject to change. September 24 & 25. Highlights include solo by Randy Weston at Rockefeller, commissioned composition by Miguel Zenon with Spektral Quartet. Yo Soyla Tradicion, Matana Roberts, Amir Elsa ____, TRIP, Dee Alexander, QV Dwight Tible, Bobbie Lewis Quintet, Willie Pickens Quartet, Orbert Davis tribute to Freddie Hubbard and much more in 13 venues.

Hyde Park Dinner Crawl (October 5) tickets are now on sale. hydeparkchamberchicago.org/dinner-crawl.
Also Chicago Hyde Park Village fundraiser with magician The Great Franklin at Polo Cafe in Bridgeport October 2.

Harper Theater -
Feb 17-24. Hidden Figures, 50 Shades of Darker (R), Lego Batman (2, 3D), Fist Fight.
Senior discount last Fridays 10:30 am. (Feb 24)

Ask HP Art Center about passes to Art Expo Chicago coming in the Fall.
Exhibits include thr. Dec 31 2016 "Institutional Garbage"-docs, emails, records etc. from imaginary institutions, by various artists put online. And "New Business"- flagship exhibit of its Art Center, 23 artists through Oct. 16.

Acting classes "Who Are You?" are offered at HP Neighborhood Club Saturdays 10 am for ages 5-13.

The Revival fall classes for age groups starting at 4 and through teens- improv, story theater, acting.... Reg. now open- visit the-revival.com/classes

W.A.Y. acting classes for kids after school in 4-week sessions ($185) Mondays at HP Neighborhood Club- Ages 5-9 4:30, ages 9-13 5:30, ages 14018 6:30. Or Saturdays, 10 am, 11, 12. Auditions required. Jossie Thacker, justjossie@bellycreate.com, 929-256-2303.

Ongoing exhibit at Oriental Inst.- Drones over the Desert-Archeology from Above. Thru Sept 3- Persepolis.

New exhibit at DuSable Museum-Unpacking Collections- Legacy of Cuesta Benberry, Quilt Seller.
New at MSI- collection of pictures, Brick By Brick LEGO, Christmas Around the World.

Black History Month February at DuSable Museum- daily, various times.

February 17, Friday, 7:30 pm. The Revival, 1160 E. 55th St. Off Off Campus Generation XXX student improv company. $5 at tickets.uchicago.edu.Winter run Fridays through Feb. 24, "A Very Horny Caterpillar,' runs through Feb. 24.
9:30 pm. Black Friday- MLKings of Comedy.

February 17, Friday, 10 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. Bourbon Street with DJ Slow Mo.

February 18, Saturday, 9 am. Winning Words Annual Chicago Regional Ethics Bowl. Cobb 107, 5811 S. Ellis.

February 18, Saturday, 9 am. Robie House tour of private spaces. 5757 S. Woodlawn.

February 18, Saturday, 10 am. Robie House. 3rd Saturdays: Design and Build with LEGOs. $25 child, accomp. adult free. Reg. at flwright.org. 5757 S. Woodlawn.
11 am- Open Design Studio with LEGOs - Free.

February 18, Saturday, 10:30 am. 57th St. Books. Storytime with Franny. 1301 E. 57th St. 773 684-1300.

February 18, Saturday, 11 am. Primary Stars Book Club at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 312 747-0511. Second book in Tom Angleberger's Inspector Flytrap Series: The President's Mane is Missing.

February 18, Saturday, 12-2 pm. Jr. Roller Derby Saturdays for 12-17 at Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood.

February 18, Saturday, 12-6 pm. Free Format DJs at The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St.

February 18, Saturday, 1 pm. Adult Book Club at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 312 747-0511. JoJo Moyes' After You.

February 18, Saturday, 1 pm. Knitting Workshop at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 312 747-0511. CALL FOR PREREQUISITES AND WHAT TO BRING AS THIS IS ABOVE THE BEGINNING LEVEL.

February 18, Saturday, 3 pm. Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. "Blues for an Alabama Sky." By Pearl Cleage, dir. by Ron OJ Parson. $. Through Feb. 19- check website for days and times. Harlem Renaissance retrospective festival- www.harleminhydepark.com.

February 18, Saturday, 3 pm. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520. Space by Proxy: Readings and Writings for Precariat.
Space By Proxy: readings and writings for Precariat will present four performances in response to the themes present in the exhibition and our current political moment.
Space By Proxy seeks to create a safe space (both literal as an arts organization, and figurative) and ask, what does that activation look like, sound like, feel like? Is this a contesting of public space? Or a collaboration? Or merely a brief occupancy, poignant or otherwise? A passing across the threshold, and then stepping back after speaking.
Space By Proxy will feature Emily Martin, Sammi Skolmoski, Willy Smart and Daniel Woody. A limited edition run of chapbooks will be produced in conjunction with this event. Space By Proxy is co-organized for Precariat by Matthew Sage of Patient Sounds.

Matthew Sage is an interdisciplinary artist, educator, writer, and publisher/editor living in Chicago. He is interested in creating works that negotiate and trouble the liminal territories between physical bodies/spaces and their digital counterparts. He owns and operates Patient Sounds, a private press record label and book publisher established in 2009. He has performed or installed works at SAIC Sullivan Galleries, Sector 2337, Public Access (Chicago), and MOMA PS1 (NYC). He is currently an adjunct professor at Wilbur Wright College, where he teaches composition and critical reading with a focus on science fiction 0and technopolitics, ethics and aesthetics in the Anthropocene, and digital/classical media analysis.

Patient Sounds is a private press record label and book publisher based in Chicago, established in Colorado in 2009. Patient Sounds produces and disseminates cassette tapes, vinyl records, chapbooks, zines, and digital media.

Artist Bios:

Emily Martin is a writer and educator from Brooklyn, currently living in Chicago.

Sammi Skolmoski is an interdisciplinary artist and writer from the northwest side of Chicago. Her writing engages the botanical, the female, and the extraterrestrial through accessible, dry observations. Skolmoski holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she studied as a New Artist Society Scholar, Smith Enrichment Scholar, and the recipient of multiple grants. She is a Luminarts Cultural Foundation Fellow in writing and held a 2016 summer residency at the Union League Club of Chicago Library. She is currently the managing editor at Featherproof Books.

Willy Smart is an artist who works in presentational and propositional forms. Willy makes lectures, sculpture, and publications that propose extended modes and objects of reading and recording. Recent exhibitions and performances have taken place at BFI, Miami; The Luminary, St. Louis; Essex Flowers, New York; and Mélange, Cologne, DE. Willy holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Willy directs the conceptual record label Fake Music.

Daniel Woody studied writing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work has appeared in The Volta, Word Riot, and HOUND.

February 18, Saturday, 3 pm. Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S. Stony Island. Legacy of Our Music, with Maggie Brown. Saturdays in Feb. Black History Month. rebuild-foundation.org.

February 18, Saturday, 4:30 pm. Civic Chamber Music Series #1. (Civic Orchestra of Chicago.) Dorchester Arts & Housing Collaborative, 1456 E. 70th St.

February 18, Saturday, 6 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. Squad Goals.

February 18, Saturday, 6 pm- 1 am. Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S. Stony Island. Black Sex Matters party. Featuring Kia La Beija (? Nikki Patiu). For Let Us Breath and another social nonprofit. rebuild-foundation.org.

February 18, Saturday, 7, 9/pm. DOC Films, Palevsky Th., 1212 E. 59th St. Fantastic Films and Where to Find Them.

February 18, Saturdays, 7:30-11 pm. Java Jive dance. Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Java Jive is a weekly social dance hosted
by the Chicago Swing Dance Society, the University of Chicago’s swing dance club. This event is open to both UChicago students and staff and the greater
Chicago community, and attracts a wide range of dancers. The evening starts with an hour-long Beginner East Coast Swing lesson, and continues with open
dancing to DJ’ed Swing and Blues music appropriate for a variety of dance styles (e.g. East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Blues, Balboa). No special shoes, partners, or
experience needed. Snacks provided.

February 18, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Rockefeller Chapel, Quire and Place Series. Sound and Silence- Fluxus and Choral Mysticism . $20 at the door. 5850 S. Woodlawn. Chapel Choir and the Decani directed by James Kallembach. Soprano Kaitlin Foley, mezzo-soprano Lindsey Adams, tenors Matthew Dean and Ryan Townsend Strand.
A Concrete Happenings event.
Julian Anderson- “At the Fountain” from Four American Choruses
John Tavener- Two Hymns to the Mother of God
Arvo Pärt- Sarah was Ninety Years Old
Alfred Schnittke- Requiem
A concert conceived as part of Concrete Happenings, a collaborative series of public exhibitions, screenings, symposia, and happenings that mark the return of Wolf Vostell’s colossal Concrete Traffic (1970) to public view following a major conservation effort. The sculpture—a 1957 Cadillac encased in concrete—is part of the University of Chicago’s public art collection, and was sited in a parking garage in the immediate vicinity of the Smart Museum beginning in fall 2016. Tickets $20 at the door, free to all students.

February 18, Saturday, 8 pm. Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. "Blues for an Alabama Sky." By Pearl Cleage, dir. by Ron OJ Parson. $. Through Feb. 19- check website for days and times. Harlem Renaissance retrospective festival- www.harleminhydepark.com.

February 18, Saturday, 9:30 pm. The Revival, 1160 E. 55th St. FADED with T Murph- showcase of city's best up and coming standups.

February 18, Saturday, 10 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. D.I.S. Entertainment presents Everybody Loves Afro-Fusion. DJs

February 19, Sunday, 9 am. Robie House tour of private spaces. 5757 S. Woodlawn.

February 19, Sunday, 11 am. Rockefeller Chapel service music. 5850 S. Woodlawn. Motet Choir sings music of Sergei Rachmaninoff, with Alexander Tcherepnin's Processional and Recessional on the organ. Dean Elizabeth Davenport offers the sermon.

February 19, Sunday, 12 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. Hyde Park Handmade Artisan's Bazaar & Farmer's Market. Dozens of vendors to the tune of Promontory's DJs.

CANCELLED. February 19, Sunday, 12-4 pm. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. Introductory Metalsmithing and Jewelry making Workshop. (Read rules in site.)

February 19, Sunday, 2-4 pm. Hyde Park Historical Society Open House (monthly, Sat or Sun.). 5529 S. Lake Park Ave.

February 19, Sunday, 2 pm. First Unitarian, 5650 S. Woodlawn. Music of Faith and Hope from Uganda and Haiti.

February 19, Sunday, 2-4 pm. Hyde Park Quilting Guild. Open knitting and show. 3rd Sundays at St; Thomas Apostle Parish Hall, 5472 S. Kimbark.

February 19, Sunday, 2:30 pm. Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. "Blues for an Alabama Sky." By Pearl Cleage, dir. by Ron OJ Parson. $. Through Feb. 19- check website for days and times. Harlem Renaissance retrospective festival- www.harleminhydepark.com.

February 19, Sunday, 3 pm. 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St. 773 684-1300. Rachel Branham on What's So Great About Art, Anyway- A Teachers' Odyssey. With Bill Ayers. A graphic novel with memoir, arguing for arts education in the schools, but stressing creativity.

February 19, Sunday, 4 pm. University Wind Ensemble. Destinations. Henry Fillmore's "The Footlifter," Ron Nelson's "Aspen Jubilee," Percy Grainger's "Linconshire Posy," Clifton Williams' Arioso," and more. With U of C Laboratory School's U-High Concert Band. Free. Logan, 915 E. 60th St. music.uchicago.edu.

February 19, Sunday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Sundays Jan 8-Mar 12. Delusions of Adequacy: Outcasts, Iconoclasts, and Delinquents of the Silver Screen. “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels.” The stories we tell about those who don’t fit easily into the world are also stories that tell us about ourselves. This film series tells the stories of misfits, outsiders, and outlaws who live on the margins of society
( Fox and His Friends ), make their mark as countercultural icons ( Rebel Without a Cause ), or stand against and outside the law ( Shoot the Piano Player ). See a range of exciting, beautiful, freaky, and absurd experiences, featuring characters you’re sure to never forget. Buckle up, baby. It’s us against the world.

February 19, Sunday, 7:30-11:30 pm. Hyde Park Jazz Society at Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St. $10, 5. Ari Brown Quintet. With Kirk Brown, Josef ben Israel, C Cuz, Avreedy I Ra.

February 19, Sunday, 7:30 pm. Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. "Blues for an Alabama Sky." By Pearl Cleage, dir. by Ron OJ Parson. $. Through Feb. 19- check website for days and times. Harlem Renaissance retrospective festival- www.harleminhydepark.com. CLOSING PERFORMANCE.

February 19, Sunday, 7:30 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. Chicago Actor's Call to Action - Cabaret Evening for NAACP.
9 pm- Body.

February 19, Sunday, 9 pm-midnght. Curtis Black Jazz Quartet at Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, 1172 E. 55th St.

February 20, Monday, Presidents' Day-- fieldhouses, libraries, schools may be closed- if so, no Bridge, no Beginning Knitters.

February 20, Monday, 11 am-4 pm. Hyde Park Art Center ArtFlix. Celebrating Black Brilliance Short Film Series. 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520.

11 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. - Mary McCloud Bethune, "Americans Who Left Their Stamp on History"

11:45 .a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Ida B. Wells, "Crusader for Human Rights"

12:30 - 1 p.m. - Charles Drew, "Charles Drew Who Revolutionized Medical Science"

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Shirley Chisholm., "Un-bought and Un-bossed"

3 - 4 p.m. - Marcus Garvey, "A Giant of Politics"

February 20, Monday, 12 pm. Chamber Music Concert at Rodfei Zedek, 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd. Elaine Smith, piano, and Van Bistrow, cello. Brahms Sonata #2 in F Major, Op. 99 and Scriabin, Preludes.

February 20, Monday, 6 pm. Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S. Stony Island. Perle Noire: Meditations for Joséphine." Soprano Julia Bullock sings original music by Tyshawn Sorey with text by Claudia Rankine, portraying Josephine Baker. rebuild-foundation.org.

?? February 20, Monday, 6:30 pm. Beginning Knitters at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.

February 20, Monday, 6:30 pm. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. Liberation Dance Mondays.

February 20, Monday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Mondays Jan 9-Mar 6. Film and AIDS: Early Queer Responses to the AIDS Epidemic. Drawing from a range of directors, this series surveys a diversity of aesthetic reactions to the AIDS epidemic, from queer revolt to Hollywood recuperation. The films negotiate the somatic and psychic pressures of the illness by contesting the moral, racial, sexual, and gendered discourses that surround its experience, presenting film as a site of both political intervention and stylistic experimentation. Films include Gregg Araki’s The Living End , Derek Jarman’s Blue, and Jonathan Demme’s Philadelphia. Tonight "Panic Bodies." 1998.

February 20, Monday, 7:30 pm. Hyde Park History Book Club, a monthly event of Hyde Park Historical Society and Hyde Park Village. The group picks a subject for future months-- may be one book or a bibliography (or any) books on a given topic. Meets at Treasure Island lower level, 1526 E. 55th St. This month, picture book on the Seminary Co-op Bookstore (to which HPHS gave assistance)-- If You Weren't Looking For It.... (available only at Seminary Co-op Bookstore and 57th Street Books semcoop.com).

February 21, Tuesday, 10:30 am. Preschool Story Time at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 312 747-0511.

February 21, Tuesday, 3:30 pm. Law School Coase Lecture. "The Short Happy Life of Rules and Standards." Anthony J. Case. Kirkland Courtroom, 1111 E. 60th St. Reception follows.

February 21, Tuesday, 4 pm. Chess in the Library at Blackstone, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511. Learning for children through young adults.

February 21, Tuesday, 7 pm. DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773 947-0600. Screening of "Birds of an Iron Feather," with discussion with Lee Bey. This reflects upon taped episodes of the first Black soap opera, on WFMT in the 70s.

February 21, Tuesday, 6:30 pm. Lakeside Quilting Guild. Treasure Island lower level, 1526 E. 55th St.

February 21, Tuesday, 6:30 pm. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. Kizomba lessons Tuesdays.

February 21, Tuesday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Theater, Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59thSt. Tuesdays Jan 3-Mar 7-- Film at the Arctic Circle: Icelandic Cinema of the Past 25 Years. Icelandic cinema has seen immense growth in creative output and international reputation over the past 25 years, with
film-makers portraying the unique aspects and eccentricities of urban and rural life in a country with an unforgiving climate and a population tenth of that of the city of Chicago. This introduction to the young but burgeoning tradition of Icelandic film-making includes the Academy Award- nominated Children of Nature, as well as the more recent "Of Horses and Men" and "Rams".

February 21, Tuesday, 7 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. Hyde Park Wine Society- Derrick Westerbrook, Andrew Graves. $75 includes food, wine, taxes but NOT $15 service tip. 3rd Tuesdays. Monthly themes, this month Black History - impact of a new generation of African American makers.

February 21, Tuesday, 7:30 pm. Chicago Storytelling Guild. Augustana Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn.

February 21, Tuesday, 7:30 and 9. Third Tuesday Jazz at the Logan. Victor Garcia, trumpet. With Hyde Park Jazz Society and Harlem in Hyde Park
and WDCB. Cafe Logan (open for full service including bar), 915 E. 60th St. FREE!

February 21, Tuesday, 9 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. Turn Up the Mus, JustNCase Band.

February 22. Open? in Regenstein 3rd floor reading room, 1100 E. 57thSt. "Pierre Boulez."

February 22, Wednesday, 10:30 am. 57th St. Books. Crafts and Storytime with author Pam Saxelby, reading from Josie the Great. Especially apt for preparing 4-8 year olds for a new sibling. Craft is decorating a house. 1301 E. 57th St. 773 684-1300.

February 22, Wednesday, 10:30 am -2 pm. Chicago Hyde Park Village Drop In. (lunch $5, 7). Program. Augustana, 5500 S. Woodlawn.

February 22, Wednesday, 12 pm. Committed Knitters at Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield.

February 22, Wednesday, 12 pm. Divinity lunch lecture. Veg. lunch $5, divinitylunch@gmail.com. 10235 E. 58th St.

February 22, Wednesday, Book group discussion of Salman Rushdie's 2008 novel, The Enchantress of Venice. with Assoc. Prof. Srikanth "Chicu" Reddy. Details tba. See performance Feb. 24.

February 22, Wednesday, 4:40, 5:30, and 6:30 pm. Graphic Novels to the Classroom. Professor Turtel Onli educator's workshop at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.

February 22, Wednesday, 5 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. DJ Du Jour- Sasha NoDisco.

February 22, Wednesday, 5:15 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Classic Films. "Terrorism and Kebab."

February 22, Wednesday, 6 pm. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. Tango lessons. Wednesdays.

February 22, Wednesday, 6 pm. Steppin Chicago Style at Augustana with CHP Village, 5500 S. Woodlawn.

February 22, Wednesday- time and place to be disclosed with registration. Book Group Discussion on Salman Rushdie in conj. with his appearance with U Chicago Presents. Associate Professor Srikanth “Chicu” Reddy leads a discussion of Salman Rushdie’s The Enchantress of Florence. Visit chicagopresents.uchicago.edu for more information. See performance, Feb. 24.

February 22, Wednesday, 6:30 pm. Family Fun and Story Time at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.

February 22, Wednesday, 6:30 pm International House screening and discussion with filmmaker Elena Rossini- "The Illusionist." 1414 E. 59th St.

February 22, Wednesday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Wednesdays Jan 4-Mar 8. The Tramp: A Charlie Chaplin Retrospective. This series celebrates the illustrious career of actor, director, and composer Charlie Chaplin, whose Tramp persona became a popular icon in the early 20th century. The retrospective begins with programs of Chaplin’s short films at Essanay and First National studios before moving on to a survey of his feature films, starting with "The Gold Rush" (in a complete restoration of the 1925 version). As Chaplin transitions to sound, the series bids farewell to the beloved Tramp and explores his more political works, including his final film "A King in New York".

February 22, Wednesday, 7 pm. CHP Village Game Night (bridge, mah jong.) 2nd and 4th Weds. Treasure Island lower level, 1526 E. 55th St.

February 22, Wednesday, 7 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. South Side Salsa with UC Ballroom and Latin Dance, WHPK and El Caobo.

February 22, Wednesday, 7-8:30 pm. Smart Museum opening reception for "Classicisms." Through June 2. 5550 S. Greenwood. 773 702-0200. Classicism, as an aesthetic ideal, is often associated with a conventional set of rules founded on supposedly timeless notions such as “order,” “reason,” and “decorum.” But classicism is actually far from a stable concept. Informed by the scholarship of faculty members from across the University of Chicago and including works spanning antiquity to the 20th century, this exhibition explodes the idea of classicism as an unchanging ideal.
Opening reception for Classicisms features in-gallery talks by UChicago scholars, a short performance from Court Theatre’s production of the Greek tragedy
Electra, as well as food and drink inspired by the art and ideas on display in the exhibition.

February 23, Thursday, 10:30 am. Toddler Time at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 312747-0511.

February 23, Thursday, 4:30 pm. Science Thursday at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Simple experiments and discussion of scientific method. Not sure every Thursday.

February 23, Thursday, 4:30 pm. Lumen Christi Lecture. "Evolutionary Anthropology and Theo-Drama." Celia Deanne Drummond of Notre Dame. Social Sciences 122, 1126 E. 59th St.

February 23, Thursday, 4:30 pm. Care@Chicago panel. "Art and Care as Resistance and Love." Under conditions of trauma. 5733 S. University.

February 23, Thursday, 4:30 pm (snacks at 4:15). Tea Time Concerts. Fulton, Goodspeed 4th, 1010 E. 59th St. music.uchicago.edu. Jazz Combo.

February 23, Thursday, 6 pm. Coultrain jazz and soul at Stony Island Arts Bank, 6460 S. Stony Island. rebuild-foundation.org.

February 23, Thursday, 6:45 pm. DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773 947-0600. Artist Talk with Cliff Joseph. $10, 8. Joseph is 90 and explored Afro-Caribbean diasporas.

February 23, Thursday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59thSt. Thursdays Jan 5-Mar 2.at 7 (different series start 9/9:45) I've Seen Footage: Paranoid Thrillers from Nixon's America and Beyond. Join Doc Films for this look back into the darker side of the ‘70s, the era of Watergate and the Weather Underground, when neighbors became strangers, people lost faith in the government, and corporations continued to slowly infiltrate more and more aspects of daily life. Responding to this strange new atmosphere, Hollywood channeled a disturbed and increasingly familiar paranoia onto the big screen, featuring insidious conspiracies and extensive cover-ups that reflect America at its most schizophrenic. Films include Chinatown, The Parallax View, All the President’s Men, Day of the Jackal, Klute, The Conversation..... ("Is It Safe?).

February 23, Thursday, 7 pm. Indie City Writers. Treasure Island lower level, 1526 E. 55th St. indiecitywriters@gmail.com.

February 23, Thursday, 7 pm. Logan Screening. A Kartemquin film, "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail." By and with Steve James. Logan, 915 E. 60th St. Steve James, the director of Hoop Dreams, Stevie, The Interrupters, and Life Itself, brings his latest film to the Film Studies Center. Abacus: Small Enough to Jail tells the incredible saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Despite the role of banks’ shady lending practices in causing the 2008 financial crisis—the worst economic period since the Great Depression—most banks escaped punishment, and indeed governments authorized huge bailouts to save them from collapse. Abacus was the sole exception. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr., Abacus was the only U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial force the Sung family to defend themselves—and their bank’s legacy in the Chinatown community—over the course of a five-year legal battle.

February 23, Thursday, 7 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. ECI presents Steppin into Hyde Park - The Dukes of Earl.

February 23, Thursday, 7 pm. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. Soul Healing Relationships.

February 23, Thursday, 7:30 pm, February 24, Friday, 7:30 pm, February 25, Saturday, 2 pm and 7:30 pm. University Theater presents Circe. $6 tickets.uchicago.edu, $8 at door. Logan Theater West, 915 E.60th St.
Through the lens of James Joyce's Ulysses, Circe leads the audience on a journey full of hallucinations, confrontations, and (dis)illusions exploring the dark
corners of Nighttown, Dublin’s Red Light District, with our two protagonists Bloom and Stephen. Presented in thrilling promenade style staging, we follow the
characters as they embark on an elaborate fantasy that motivates our own pursuit for a lasting manifestation of self.

February 23, Thursday, 9/9:45pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59thSt. Thursdays Jan 5-Mar 2 at 9/9:45 pm. Live. DOC. Repeat: Time Travel Cinema. This series takes a closer look at time travel with films filled with time machines, time paradoxes, dwarvish time bandits, and your usual time traveling assassins. Through a mix of time-bending (and mind-bending) plots, the films explore the human desire to fix and redo the mistakes of the past, raising themes of free will and regret. But the biggest questions are about figuring out the mechanics and logic of time travel—and that’s definitely most of the fun. Don’t miss Back to the Future, 12 Monkeys, and Primer.

February 24, Friday, 10:30 am. Lapsit Story Time at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 312 747-0511.

February 24, Friday, 10:30 am (doors open 10 am). Seniors Discount on select feature, last Fridays at Harper Theater, 5238 S. Harper. $4 ticket, $8 with small popcorn and soft drink.

February 24, Friday, 1-6:15 pm. Neubauer symposium. Imperial Interstices: Political Elites. 5701 S. Woodlawn. the first millennium CE, regions in the interstices of the Mediterranean, the Near East, and East and South Asia gave rise to merchants, political elites, and religious specialists who stimulated social change across Eurasia. The Neubauer Collegium project Imperial Interstices aims to shift our historical perspective away from the Roman, Chinese, Iranian/Islamic, and Indian civilizational centers toward the places in between, such as the Central Eurasian steppes, Indian Ocean ports, and the passes of the Caucasus and Hindu Kush, as centers of economic, political, and religious innovation. This workshop, the second in a series of three, will focus on political actors and institutions between empires in the first millennium. The third, on April 21, will focus on religious elites.

February 24, Friday, 3-6 pm. Writers drop in and clinic at Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S. Stony Island. rebuild-foundation.org.

February 24, Friday, 6-8 pm. Gallery talk with the private collectors and curators of "Chicago On My Mind" at the Arts Incubator, Curated by residents Sadie Woods and La Keisha Leek. 301 E. Garfield. Followed by afterparty at BING Reading Room two doors east. Opens today and runs only through Sunday.

NO- WEEKENDS OF MARCH 3 AND 10. February 24, Friday- 26 Sunday and March 3-5. Hyde Park Community Players. "The Marriage of Bette and Boo," a comedy by Chistopher Durang, directed by Corinna Christman. $. University Church, 5655 S. University.

February 24, Friday, 7 and 9/pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., 1212 E. 59th St. Fantastic Films and Where to Find Them.

February 24, Friday, 7 pm. Troubling the Image: Program 4, Landscapes of Light. Logan Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St.
Works about place that alternate between close observations of the everyday and more expansive and dislocated views of the world. The program is anchored by two beautiful films by Dane Komljen, "Our Body" (2015) and "All Still Orbit" (2016; co- directed by James Lattimer), that imbue place with tenuous histories, personal and political. Arash Nassiri’s "Tehran-geles" (2015) is a nocturnal flight around the buildings of Tehran, a disorienting view of lights, commercial structures, and signage that could double for Times Square or Las Vegas. Also showing are Peter Hutton’s "Boston Fire" (1979), Julie Murray’s "Distance"
(2010), and a work TBD. Onscreen pre-show is Lois Patiño’s video "Strata of the Image" (2015). ( Approx. 90 min. program ). Final in this quarter's series is on March 10.

February 24, Friday, 7 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. The Radio Souls Presents The Evolution of Jazz - Amir Gray and Gray Era Brass, Tovi Khali. Stay for Silent Party Afrobeat.

February 24, Friday, 7:30 pm. Motet Choir. Selections from Rachmaninoff's "All Night Vigil. Donations at the door. Harper Memorial Library, 1116 E. 59th St. music.uchicago.edu, rockefeller.uchicago.edu.

February 24, Friday, 7:30 pm. The Revival, 1160 E. 55th St. Off Off Campus Generation XXX student improv company. Winter run Fridays through Feb. 24, "A Very Horny Caterpillar,' $5 at tickets.uchicago.edu.- Last of the quarter.

February 24, Friday. (6:30) 7:30 pm. UChicago Presents. Music Across Genres Series. AMERICAN STRING QUARTET with SALMAN RUSHDIE . Midwest premiere of Paul Cantelon's Enchantress (based on Rushdie's novel, The Enchantress of Florence, 2008)- Rushdie reads excerpts of the novel amidst the music. Beethoven: String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat major, Op. 130 with Grosse Fuge, Op. 133, introduced by Rushdie. $35, 28 UCID, 5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.
Includes a 6:30pm pre-concert conversation with artists and Rachel DeWoskin.

February 24, Friday, 7:30 pm, February 25, Saturday, 2 pm and 7:30 pm. University Theater presents Circe. $6 tickets.uchicago.edu, $8 at door. Loan Theater West, 915 E.60th St.
Through the lens of James Joyce's Ulysses, Circe leads the audience on a journey full of hallucinations, confrontations, and (dis)illusions exploring the dark
corners of Nighttown, Dublin’s Red Light District, with our two protagonists Bloom and Stephen. Presented in thrilling promenade style staging, we follow the
characters as they embark on an elaborate fantasy that motivates our own pursuit for a lasting manifestation of self.

February 24, Friday, 9:30 pm. The Revival, 1160 E. 55th St. Special show- live taping for TV- "Jarrell Scott Barnes: I Am Not Sinbad." Jarrell Scott Barnes and friends standup.

February 24, Friday, 10 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. Silent Party Afrobeat with I. B. Happy, Mike P, B.A.M.N. chisilentparty.eventbrite.com.

February 25, Saturday, 9 am. Robie House tour of private spaces. 5757 S. Woodlawn.

February 25, Saturday, 10 am. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. #HASHTAGLUNCHBAG- you help assemble food packages for the needy while listening to groovy DJs. $10 don.

February 25, Saturday, 10:30 am. 57th St. Books. Storytime with Franny. 1301 E. 57th St. 773 684-1300.

February 25, Saturday, 11 am-4 pm. Ashaki Black History Month Celebration-- Cultural Exhibits, Live Entertainment, Vendors, Tasty Cuisine. Free. Washington Park fieldhouse, 5531 S. King Dr.

February 25, Saturday, 1-4 pm. Oriental Institute Family Program- Secret of the Mummies. Ages 5-12. 1155 E. 55th St. 773 702-9507.

February 25, Saturday, 2-5 pm. Baile Infantil Carnival 2017. Brazilian. Includes dance, mask-making, face painting, juice, food and drinks. $10 general, less students and Brazilian Cultural Center. International House. 1414 E. 59th St.

February 25, Saturday, 2 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. DJs incl. DJ Rae Chardonnay.

February 25, Saturday, 2 pm and 7:30 pm. University Theater presents Circe. $6 tickets.uchicago.edu, $8 at door. Logan Theater West, 915 E.60th St.
Through the lens of James Joyce's Ulysses, Circe leads the audience on a journey full of hallucinations, confrontations, and (dis)illusions exploring the dark
corners of Nighttown, Dublin’s Red Light District, with our two protagonists Bloom and Stephen. Presented in thrilling promenade style staging, we follow the
characters as they embark on an elaborate fantasy that motivates our own pursuit for a lasting manifestation of self.

February 25, Saturday, 3 pm. Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, 773 752-4381. Fiction Reading by Ayana Mathis, Twelve Tribes of Hattie, and Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi, Fra Keeler.

February 25, Saturday 3 pm. Chamber Music Program. Showcase. Schumann's Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 105; Rachmaninoff's "Trio Elegiaque" No. 2, in G minor, and Prokofiev's Sonata for Two Violins, Op. 56. Fulton, Goodspeed 4th, 1010 E. 59th St. Free. music.uchicago.edu.

February 25, Saturday, 3 pm. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. MidDay Wordplay.

February 25, Saturdays in Feb, 3 pm. Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S. Stony Island. Legacy of Our Music, with Maggie Brown. rebuild-foundation.org.

February 25, Saturday, 5:30 pm reception, 6 pm dinner and program. Hyde Park Historical Society Annual Dinner. Cornell and Despres Preservation Awards, speaker- Ward Miller of Preservation Chicago. $80, 90 after deadline. Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St.

February 25, Saturday, 7 pm. CAIC (Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago) Winter Lieder Lounge. Logan Performance Penthouse, 915 E. 60th St. $35, 30, 15 at calchicago.org/winter-lieder-lounge.
Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago continues its Lieder Lounge series, showcasing rising stars performing programs of songs in intimate salon settings. CAIC’s Winter Lieder Lounge features bass-baritone Christian Van Horn. A regular at leading opera houses around the world, including appearing in the
Lyric Opera of Chicago’s productions of Bizet’s Carmen and Berlioz’ Les Troyens this season, Van Horn will partner for this special concert with pianist Craig Terry, music director of the Ryan Opera Center.

February 25, Saturday, 7, 9/pm. DOC Films, Palevsky Th., 1212 E. 59th St. Fantastic Films and Where to Find Them.

February 25, Saturday, 7 pm. Middle East Music Ensemble. Traditional, contemporary, and folk music of Persia with guest vocalists and instrumentalists. Sug. $10, 5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. music.uchicago.edu. Director Wanees Zarour leads the 40-piece ensemble through the music of Persia. Guest vocalists, dancers, and instrumentalists infuse the stage with a feast for ears and eyes at this standing-room-only event.

February 25, Saturdays, 7:30-11 pm. Java Jive dance. Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Java Jive is a weekly social dance hosted
by the Chicago Swing Dance Society, the University of Chicago’s swing dance club. This event is open to both UChicago students and staff and the greater
Chicago community, and attracts a wide range of dancers. The evening starts with an hour-long Beginner East Coast Swing lesson, and continues with open
dancing to DJ’ed Swing and Blues music appropriate for a variety of dance styles (e.g. East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Blues, Balboa). No special shoes, partners, or
experience needed. Snacks provided.

February 25, Saturday,7:30 pm. University Theater presents Circe. $6 tickets.uchicago.edu, $8 at door. Loan Theater West, 915 E.60th St.
Through the lens of James Joyce's Ulysses, Circe leads the audience on a journey full of hallucinations, confrontations, and (dis)illusions exploring the dark
corners of Nighttown, Dublin’s Red Light District, with our two protagonists Bloom and Stephen. Presented in thrilling promenade style staging, we follow the
characters as they embark on an elaborate fantasy that motivates our own pursuit for a lasting manifestation of self.

February 25, Saturday, 7:30 pm. The Revival, 1160 E. 55th St. The Revival Hour- improv, sketch, music and various genres.

February 25, Saturday, 9:30 pm. The Revival, 1160 E. 55th St. 2 Queens 1 Mic- Kelley Howard and Brandi Denise showcase such standups as Lisa Beasley, Marc Henderson and Matty Ryan.\

February 25, Saturday, 10 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. House N'HD with Terry Hunter, Mike Dunn, Steve Maxwell.

February 26, Sunday. Closing at The Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield. Chicago on my Mind. Art of 10 private Chicago collectors.

February 26, Sunday, 9 am. Robie House tour of private spaces. 5757 S. Woodlawn.

February 26, Sunday, times? St. Ambrose Mardi Gras fair and feast at Catholic Theological Union, 5416 S. Cornell.

February 26, Sunday, 11 am. Rockefeller Chapel music. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

February 26, Sunday, (2-5 pm) whole afternoon. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520. Super Sunday- exhibition reception for "Precariat" (see Feb. 18 and today 5 pm), Rhonda Wheatley, "Public School," and Jessie Mott. PLUS Open Studios for a host of artists.

February 26, Wednesday, 2? pm. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. Sound Religion with Mario Smith.

February 26, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra performs at Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Gen. $15, students 5, under 7 free. Tickets at cyso.org/events.
Join some of the region’s most talented and dedicated young musicians as Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras presents Philharmonic Orchestra’s winter performance. The 90-member ensemble is led by CYSO Associate Conductor Terrance Malone Gray.

February 26, Sunday, 3 pm. University Brass Ensemble. Incl. rarely-performed arrangements of works by William Byrd. Fulton, Goodspeed 4th, 1010 E. 59th St. Free. music.uchicago.edu.

February 26, Sunday, 4 pm. Old Time Music at First Unitarian, 5550 S. Woodlawn. Folk- traditional and original, using such instruments as dulcimers, clawhammer banjos and fiddles. Ken and Brad Koloder Trio with Rachel Eddy. $40. HP Village Fundraiser - info and payment 773 363-1933.

February 26, Sunday, 4 pm. Rockefeller. Organist David Briggs Plays Mahler. 5850 S. Woodlawn. $10 at the door, students with ID free. Brian Gerrish Organ Performance Series.
World renowned organist and composer David Briggs presents his own transcriptions from the symphonies of Gustav Mahler, on Rockefeller’s magnificent E.M. Skinner romantic organ. Briggs, a former organ scholar at King’s College, Cambridge and student of Jean Langlais, is now artist in residence at St. James Cathedral, Toronto, after a distinguished career at Hereford, Truro, and Gloucester Cathedrals.

February 26, Sunday, 4 pm, South Shore Opera Company of Chicago presents "The Violet Hour," an original one act, one woman operatic play by and starring Joelle Lamarre, based on the life of Leontyne Price. Free, no tickets. South Shore Cultural Center, Robeson Theater, 7059 South Shore Drive. Learn the story of African-American opera star and path breaker Leontyne Price on her 90th birthday, as written, portrayed and sung by soprano Joelle Lamarre. With Baritone Robert Sims. Free.

February 26, Sunday, 5-7 pm. Drag Ball at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520.Incl. runway show. In conj. with reception for Precariat (See above 2 pm, Feb. 18, and discussion event March 7.)

February 26, Sunday, 5:30 dinner, 7 pm concert. Le Cantanti di Chicago women's choir Fundraiser (for trip to perform this summer at the Kennedy Center). The Great American Songbook. With Greta Pope, soprano and Laura Kimmel Ballentyne. $40 dinner, $30 concert. Includes raffle, silent auction, cake sale. Tickets and Info- gretapope.com/events.

February 26, Sunday, 6 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. Eddie Holman.

February 26, Sunday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Sundays Jan 8-Mar 12. Delusions of Adequacy: Outcasts, Iconoclasts, and Delinquents of the Silver Screen. “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels.” The stories we tell about those who don’t fit easily into the world are also stories that tell us about ourselves. This film series tells the stories of misfits, outsiders, and outlaws who live on the margins of society
( Fox and His Friends ), make their mark as countercultural icons ( Rebel Without a Cause ), or stand against and outside the law ( Shoot the Piano Player ). See a range of exciting, beautiful, freaky, and absurd experiences, featuring characters you’re sure to never forget. Buckle up, baby. It’s us against the world.

February 26, Sunday, 7:30-11:30 pm. Hyde Park Jazz Society at Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St. $10, 5. Frank Russell (bass guitar) Group.

February 26, Sunday, 9 pm-midnight. Curtis Black Jazz Quartet at Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, 1172 E. 55th St.

February 26, Sunday, 9 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. Body with Money Bull and Tyn Man.

February 27, Monday, 12:30-2:30 pm. Bridge at Nichols fieldhouse, 1355 E. 53rd St.

February 27, Monday, 6 pm. DuSable Museum. Rest in Power. Remembering Trayvon Martin. 740 E. 56th Pl. 773 947-0511.

February 27, Monday, 6:30 pm. Beginning Knitters at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 312 747-0511.

February 27, Monday, 6:30 pm. Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 312 747-0511. Brian Crouch's Dark Matter.

February 27, Monday, 6:30 pm. Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, 773 752-4381. Celebrating The Complete Works of Lucius Antaeus Seneca. upon publication of "The compete Tragedies" Panel discussion with the editors. This philosopher and writer has much to say today.

February 27, Monday, 6:30 pm. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. Liberation Dance Mondays.

February 27, Monday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Mondays Jan 9-Mar 6. Film and AIDS: Early Queer Responses to the AIDS Epidemic. Drawing from a range of directors, this series surveys a diversity of aesthetic reactions to the AIDS epidemic, from queer revolt to Hollywood recuperation. The films negotiate the somatic and psychic pressures of the illness by contesting the moral, racial, sexual, and gendered discourses that surround its experience, presenting film as a site of both political intervention and stylistic experimentation. Films include Gregg Araki’s The Living End , Derek Jarman’s Blue, and Jonathan Demme’s Philadelphia.

February 27, Monday, 7 pm? South Shore Current Magazine and Real Men Cook event honoring Chef David Blackmon. South Shore Cultural Center, 7959 S. South Shore Drive. $.

February 27, Monday, 7 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. The Corner with Erzulie, Joel Quentez, Tiff Beatty, CQQCHIFRUIT.

February 28, Tuesday, 10:30 am. Preschool Story Time at Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 312 747-0511.

February 28, Tuesday, 4 pm. Chess in the Library at Blackstone, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511. Learning for children through young adults.

February 28, Tuesday, 6 pm. DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773 947-0600. Black Chicago History Forum. Free.

February 28, Tuesday, 6:30 pm. Lakeside Quilting Guild. Treasure Island lower level, 1526 E. 55th St.

February 28, Tuesday, 6:30 pm. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. Kizomba lessons Tuesdays.

February 28, Tuesday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Theater, Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59thSt. Tuesdays Jan 3-Mar 7-- Film at the Arctic Circle: Icelandic Cinema of the Past 25 Years. Icelandic cinema has seen immense growth in creative output and international reputation over the past 25 years, with
film-makers portraying the unique aspects and eccentricities of urban and rural life in a country with an unforgiving climate and a population tenth of that of the city of Chicago. This introduction to the young but burgeoning tradition of Icelandic film-making includes the Academy Award- nominated Children of Nature, as well as the more recent Of Horses and Men and Rams.

February 28, Tuesday, 8 pm. Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park West, 312 801-2100. Zeshan B & The Transistors, Sam Trump.

March 1, Wednesday. 915 E. 60th St. Closing at Logan, outside Screening Room 201. "Screen Share Program 3: Works from Alumni . 915 E. 60th St.

March 1, Wednesday, 5:15 pm. Franke Institute for the Humanities presents Professor of Law Geoffrey R. Stone on "Sex and the Constitution: The Road to Roe." Gleacher 621, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive.

March 1, Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 pm. Seasons: A Gwendolyn Brooks Experience book launch celebration. Logan Performance Penthouse, 915 E. 60th St. Join us as we launch Seasons, a new publication in honor of the 100 th Anniversary of Gwendolyn Brooks’ birth with a performance by the Aurora Performance Group, readings, dancing, food, birthday cake and much more. This unique look at Gwendolyn Brooks’ work includes a collection of her work selected to represent the themes of each of the four seasons, as well as memories from family, friends, peers and mentees and wonderful illustrations by Jan Spivey Gilchrist.

March 1, Wednesday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Wednesdays Jan 4-Mar 8. The Tramp: A Charlie Chaplin Retrospective. This series celebrates the illustrious career of actor, director, and composer Charlie Chaplin, whose Tramp persona became a popular icon in the early 20th century. The retrospective begins with programs of Chaplin’s short films at Essanay and First National studios before moving on to a survey of his feature films, starting with "The Gold Rush" (in a complete restoration of the 1925 version). As Chaplin transitions to sound, the series bids farewell to the beloved Tramp and explores his more political works, including his final film "A King in New York".

March 1, Wednesday, 7 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Lecture: Persepolis in Images- The Impact of Visual Documents in the Archeology of the Achaemenid Dynasty. Ali Mousavi. (come a bit early and view the exhibit).

March 1, Wednesday. Closing at Rockefeller- Concrete Happenings. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

March 2, Thursday through April 5. Opening at Logan outside Screening Room 201. "Screen Share Program 4: On Time and Space." Curated by Morganne Wakefield. This series showcases the work and curatorial skills of students up to alumni.

March 2, Thursday, 4:30 pm (snacks at 4:15). Tea Time Concerts. Fulton, Goodspeed 4th, 1010 E. 59th St. music.uchicago.edu. The Art Song Doctors.

March 2, Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm. Smart Museum. Classical Figure Drawing. Live models. All skill level, paper and chalks provided. 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200.

March 2, Thursday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59thSt. Thursdays Jan 5-Mar 2.at 7 (different series start 9/9:45) I've Seen Footage: Paranoid Thrillers from Nixon's America and Beyond. Join Doc Films for this look back into the darker side of the ‘70s, the era of Watergate and the Weather Underground, when neighbors became strangers, people lost faith in the government, and corporations continued to slowly infiltrate more and more aspects of daily life. Responding to this strange new atmosphere, Hollywood channeled a disturbed and increasingly familiar paranoia onto the big screen, featuring insidious conspiracies and extensive cover-ups that reflect America at its most schizophrenic. Films include Chinatown, The Parallax View, All the President’s Men, Day of the Jackal, Klute, The Conversation..... ("Is It Safe?). End of series (and that's not paranoid).

March 2, Thursday, 7:30 pm. Hyde Park Youth Symphony performs at Logan Center, 915 E 60th St. thehpys.org.

March 2, Thursday,7:30 pm, March 3, Friday, 7:30 pm, March 4, Saturday, 2 and 7:30 pm. University Theater with TAPS and The Dean's Men presents Shakespeare's Henry VI. $6 tickets.uchicago.edu, $8 door. Reynold's Club Kinahan 3rd Floor Theater, 5706 S. University.
It’s the War of the Roses unlike ever before: within the confines of a classroom, schoolyard rules and storied rulers will be tested. Witness history conjured up—a
chalkboard sketches the royal lineage and counts the dead, yardsticks stand for swords, paper airplanes and ink for arrows and blood, as the noble Houses of York and Lancaster renew their bitter struggle for the Crown of England. The text of Shakespeare will temper students and kings as they wonder: will chaos or convention reign at battle’s end? Directed by Laura Bevington.

March 2, Thursday, 9/9:45pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59thSt. Thursdays Jan 5-Mar 2 at 9/9:45pm. Live. DOC. Repeat: Time Travel Cinema. This series takes a closer look at time travel with films filled with time machines, time paradoxes, dwarvish time bandits, and your usual time traveling assassins. Through a mix of time-bending (and mind-bending) plots, the films explore the human desire to fix and redo the mistakes of the past, raising themes of free will and regret. But the biggest questions are about figuring out the mechanics and logic of time travel—and that’s definitely most of the fun. Don’t miss Back to the Future, 12 Monkeys, and Primer. End of series.

March 3, Friday. Closing at Rockefeller Chapel "Concrete Happenings." 5850 S. Woodlawn.
Alumnus, professor, and stained glass artist Harold Haydon, whose work adorns Rockefeller Chapel, was a contemporary
to Wolf Vostell and head of Midway Studios, the art center on campus in 1970, when Concrete Traffic arrived at the University. Letters documenting
Haydon’s foresight in acknowledging the historical significance of Concrete Traffic, along with the gift arrangement between the Museum of Contemporary
Art Chicago and the University will be on view, while documentary footage of the original installation of the sculpture on campus will be exhibited in the lobby
to orient chapel visitors to the Concrete Happenings events throughout the campus.

March 3, Friday, 7, 9/pm. DOC Films, Palevsky Th., 1212 E. 59th St. Fantastic Films and Where to Find Them.

March 3, Friday, 7:30 pm. UChorus and Women's Ensemble. Home. Classical repertoire from different periods, polyphonic singing traditions around the world, and songs in a number of different American singing styles. Free. Logan, 915 E. 60th St. music.uchicago.edu.
University Chorus & Women’s Ensemble perform a program of Classical repertoire from different time-periods, music from polyphonic singing traditions around the world, as well as songs in a number of different American singing styles to explore the concept of “Home".

March 3, Friday, (6:30) 7:30 pm. UChicago Presents. Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series. STILE ANTICO (Chicago Debut). "In a Strange Land: Elizabethan Composers in Exile." Music by Peter Philips, Richard Dering, John Dowland, and William Byrd. Rockefeller. $35, 28 UCID, 5 students. 5850 S. Woodlawn.
The vibrant British vocal ensemble presents emotionally-charged music of Catholic composers who, dispirited with Queen Elizabeth’s increasingly harsh measures for supporters of the old religion, sought refuge in other lands.
Includes a 6:30 pm pre-concert lecture with the artists.

March 3, Friday, 7:30 pm, March 4, Saturday, 2 and 7:30 pm. University Theater with TAPS and The Dean's Men presents Shakespeare's Henry VI. $6 tickets.uchicago.edu, $8 door. Reynold's Club Kinahan 3rd Floor Theater, 5706 S. University.
It’s the War of the Roses unlike ever before: within the confines of a classroom, schoolyard rules and storied rulers will be tested. Witness history conjured up—a
chalkboard sketches the royal lineage and counts the dead, yardsticks stand for swords, paper airplanes and ink for arrows and blood, as the noble Houses of York and Lancaster renew their bitter struggle for the Crown of England. The text of Shakespeare will temper students and kings as they wonder: will chaos or convention reign at battle’s end? Directed by Laura Bevington.

March 3, Friday-March 5, Sunday. and March 10, Friday- March 12, Sunday. Hyde Park Community Players. "The Marriage of Bette and Boo," a comedy by Chistopher Durang, directed by Corinna Christman. $. University Church, 5655 S. University. F, S at 8, Sun at 3.

March 4, Saturday. Closing at Crerar Library. "Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine." 57-- S. Ellis (behind Bookstore and Hines).
The magic in J. K. Rowling’s series of Harry Potter novels is partially based on Renaissance traditions that played an important role in the development of Western science, including alchemy, astrology, and natural philosophy. This traveling exhibit, Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance, Science, Magic, and Medicine, explores the intersection of these worlds, featuring highlights from the collections of the History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine.

March 4, Saturday, 9 am. Robie House tour of private spaces. 5757 S. Woodlawn.

March 4, Saturday, 1-4 pm. Smart Museum Family Day. Marble Bonanza. Carve on a real stone block. 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200. The Smart goes marbles! Carve on a real marble block just like the ancient Romans, draw white “marble” figures on black paper, and even play a game of marbles. Inspired by works on view in the Smart Museum’s special exhibition Classicisms. All materials provided. Activities best for kids age 4–12, accompanied by an adult.

March 4, Saturday, 2-4:30 pm. Logan Family Saturdays (1st Saturdays). Art Girls: Celebration of the Contributions of Women Artists. 915 E. 60th St. Free. Cultivate your child’s artistic curiosity with hands-on art workshops and interactive performances focused around engaging themes led by local artists, art organizations, and UChicago students. Our interdisciplinary workshops are fun for the whole family, offering activities from music to arts and crafts for youth ages 2–12.

March 4, Saturday, 2 and 7:30 pm. University Theater with TAPS and The Dean's Men presents Shakespeare's Henry VI. $6 tickets.uchicago.edu, $8 door. Reynold's Club Kinahan 3rd Floor Theater, 5706 S. University.
It’s the War of the Roses unlike ever before: within the confines of a classroom, schoolyard rules and storied rulers will be tested. Witness history conjured up—a
chalkboard sketches the royal lineage and counts the dead, yardsticks stand for swords, paper airplanes and ink for arrows and blood, as the noble Houses of York and Lancaster renew their bitter struggle for the Crown of England. The text of Shakespeare will temper students and kings as they wonder: will chaos or convention reign at battle’s end? Directed by Laura Bevington.

March 4, Saturday, 4 pm. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. K.E.M. Artist Showcase.

March 4, Saturday, 7, 9/ pm. DOC Films. Palevsky, Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Fantastic Films and Where to Find Them.

March 4, Saturdays, 7:30-11 pm. Java Jive dance. Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Java Jive is a weekly social dance hosted
by the Chicago Swing Dance Society, the University of Chicago’s swing dance club. This event is open to both UChicago students and staff and the greater
Chicago community, and attracts a wide range of dancers. The evening starts with an hour-long Beginner East Coast Swing lesson, and continues with open
dancing to DJ’ed Swing and Blues music appropriate for a variety of dance styles (e.g. East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Blues, Balboa). No special shoes, partners, or
experience needed. Snacks provided.

March 4, Saturday,7:30 pm. University Theater with TAPS and The Dean's Men presents Shakespeare's Henry VI. $6 tickets.uchicago.edu, $8 door. Reynold's Club Kinahan 3rd Floor Theater, 5706 S. University.
It’s the War of the Roses unlike ever before: within the confines of a classroom, schoolyard rules and storied rulers will be tested. Witness history conjured up—a
chalkboard sketches the royal lineage and counts the dead, yardsticks stand for swords, paper airplanes and ink for arrows and blood, as the noble Houses of York and Lancaster renew their bitter struggle for the Crown of England. The text of Shakespeare will temper students and kings as they wonder: will chaos or convention reign at battle’s end? Directed by Laura Bevington.

March 4, Saturday, 8 pm. University Symphony Orchestra. Ahead of Their Time. Experience music from acclaimed composers who were way ahead-- Jean Sibelius- "Tapiola," Op 112; Berlioz- "Symphonie Fantastique," Op 14. Dons at door $10, 5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. music.uchicago.edu.
Experience an evening of music from acclaimed composers who were way “ahead of their time.” Jean Sibelius’ hauntingly beautiful yet melancholy tone poem
Tapiola, Op. 112 , is paired with Hector Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique. Op. 1. subtitled “Episode in the Life of an Artist, in Five Parts.” Berlioz’s ground-breaking work, in part auto- biographical, was described by Leonard Bernstein as the first musical expedition into psychedelia: its fourth and fifth movements depict the fantastical, opium-induced dream of a love-spurned artist, echoing the composer’s own infatuation with the actress Harriet Smithson.

March 4, Saturday, 8 pm-March 5, Sunday. and March 10, Friday- March 12, Sunday. Hyde Park Community Players. "The Marriage of Bette and Boo," a comedy by Chistopher Durang, directed by Corinna Christman. $. University Church, 5655 S. University. F, S at 8, Sun at 3.

March 5, Sunday. Closing at Hyde Park Art Center- Bearing Slavery's Scars. D'Angelo Library. 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520.

March 5, Sunday, 9 am. Robie House tour of private spaces. 5757 S. Woodlawn.

March 5, Sunday, 11 am. Rockefeller Chapel music. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

March 5, Sunday, matinees. DOC Films. Palevsky, Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St.

March 5, Sunday, 3 pm. The Chicago Ensemble, Perf. III. Visionaries of the early 20th century and an overlooked German Romantic. Copland Sestet (1937, Debussy rhapsodie (1910), Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew Themes op. 34 (1910), Joachim Raff Quintet in A Minor op. 107. . $25, 10, I House free, season $100. International House, 1414 E. 59th St. Next April 9.

March 5, Sunday. and March 10, Friday- March 12, Sunday. Hyde Park Community Players. "The Marriage of Bette and Boo," a comedy by Chistopher Durang, directed by Corinna Christman. $. University Church, 5655 S. University. F, S at 8, Sun at 3.

March 5, Sunday, 3 pm. The Newberry Consort. The Queen - Christina of Sweden: The Girl King, raised a Lutheran and who suddenly shows up at the gates of the Vatican. Her favorite pieces by Lully, Carissimi, Corelli, and Rossi interspersed with anecdotes narrated by Sara Paretsky. $35-45, 5 at newberryconsort.org. Logan, 915 E. 60th St.

March 5, Sunday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Sundays Jan 8-Mar 12. Delusions of Adequacy: Outcasts, Iconoclasts, and Delinquents of the Silver Screen. “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels.” The stories we tell about those who don’t fit easily into the world are also stories that tell us about ourselves. This film series tells the stories of misfits, outsiders, and outlaws who live on the margins of society
( Fox and His Friends ), make their mark as countercultural icons ( Rebel Without a Cause ), or stand against and outside the law ( Shoot the Piano Player ). See a range of exciting, beautiful, freaky, and absurd experiences, featuring characters you’re sure to never forget. Buckle up, baby. It’s us against the world.

March 5, Sunday, 7:30-11:30 pm. Hyde Park Jazz Society at Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St. $10, 5. Charlie Johnson, piano.

March 5, Sunday, 9 pm-midnight. Curtis Black Jazz Quartet at Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, 1172 E. 55th St.

March 6, Monday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Mondays Jan 9-Mar 6. Film and AIDS: Early Queer Responses to the AIDS Epidemic. Drawing from a range of directors, this series surveys a diversity of aesthetic reactions to the AIDS epidemic, from queer revolt to Hollywood recuperation. The films negotiate the somatic and psychic pressures of the illness by contesting the moral, racial, sexual, and gendered discourses that surround its experience, presenting film as a site of both political intervention and stylistic experimentation. Films include Gregg Araki’s The Living End , Derek Jarman’s Blue, and Jonathan Demme’s Philadelphia. End of series.

?? March 6, Monday, 7 pm. First Monday Jazz at The Currency Exchange, 305 E. Garfield. TBA.

March 7, Tuesday, 6-7 pm. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520. Disappearing Queer Spaces Dialogue. In conjunction with Precariat exh. Artist Oli Rodriguez, scholar Adam Greteman and another individual (TBA) will discuss how they explore the constant disappearance of Queer Spaces in their work and lives. Where do queers safely gather? How do we protect the spaces we have and grow new ones? Precarity plagues not only these spaces, but the bodies who activate them - how do we move forward? Dialogue will be followed by either a Q&A or group discussion with audience, whichever feels more appropriate after what unfolds during the panel. Panel discussion will be moderated by Precariat curator Ariel Gentalen.

Bios:

Oli Rodriguez is an interdisciplinary artist working in film, photography, and performance.

Adam Greteman, Ph.D. is Director of the Masters of Arts in Teaching program and adjunct assistant professor of Art Education at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Affiliate Faculty member in Interdisciplinary Studies at Creighton University. His scholarship explores the historical, philosophical, and educational implications of sexuality and gender in education. His work has been published in various journals including Educational Theory, Journal of Philosophy and Education, Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, and QED: A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking. He is the co-author of the forthcoming book The Politics and Pedagogies of Liking (Routledge, 2017) and is currently working on a book length manuscript, Genders and Sexualities in Education: Toward Queer Thriving (Palgrave MacMillan, 2018), which offers a historical and philosophical intervention in queer studies in education.

Ariel Gentalen is a Chicago-based curator, writer, and educator interested in socially engaged art practices and interrogating art history through feminist and queer lenses.


March 7, Tuesday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Theater, Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59thSt. Tuesdays Jan 3-Mar 7-- Film at the Arctic Circle: Icelandic Cinema of the Past 25 Years. Icelandic cinema has seen immense growth in creative output and international reputation over the past 25 years, with
film-makers portraying the unique aspects and eccentricities of urban and rural life in a country with an unforgiving climate and a population tenth of that of the city of Chicago. This introduction to the young but burgeoning tradition of Icelandic film-making includes the Academy Award- nominated Children of Nature, as well as the more recent Of Horses and Men and Rams. Last of series.

March 8, Wednesday, 6 pm. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520. Artist Talk- Justine Piuvinage, .

March 8, Wednesday, 6-8 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Course, Technology in Ancient Egypt.

March 8, Wednesday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Wednesdays Jan 4-Mar 8. The Tramp: A Charlie Chaplin Retrospective. This series celebrates the illustrious career of actor, director, and composer Charlie Chaplin, whose Tramp persona became a popular icon in the early 20th century. The retrospective begins with programs of Chaplin’s short films at Essanay and First National studios before moving on to a survey of his feature films, starting with "The Gold Rush" (in a complete restoration of the 1925 version). As Chaplin transitions to sound, the series bids farewell to the beloved Tramp and explores his more political works, including his final film "A King in New York" (tonight). End of series.

March 9, Thursday, 1 pm. Service League monthly 2nd Thursdays movie. "Barbara." At Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell.

March 9, Thursday, 4:30 pm. Art History lecture. Jonathan Hay, NY Inst. Fine Arts, on developing a new art historical attitude towards 18th Century painting. Cochran-Woods Art Center, 5540 S. Greenwood.

March 9, Thursday, 4:30 pm (snacks at 4:15). Tea Time Concerts. Fulton, Goodspeed 4th, 1010 E. 59th St. music.uchicago.edu. Members of the East View Park Chamber Players.

March 9, Thursday, 7:30 pm. Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Opening in preview. Chicago Premiere. "The Hard Problem," by Tom Stoppard, directed by Charles Newell, featuring Chaon Cross. $. Through April 9.
Renowned playwright Tom Stoppard’s highly-anticipated new play comes to Chicago. His new work introduces Hilary, a young psychologist working at the prestigious Krohl Institute for Brain Science. She bears the burden of her regrets as she works through a troubling issue in her research—where does our
biology end and our personhood begin? If there is nothing but matter, what is consciousness? Will the computer someday answer all questions psychology can ask?

March 9, Thursday, 7:30 pm, March 10, Thursday, 7:30 pm, Saturday, 2 and 7:30 pm. University Theater presents Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play.
$6 tickets.uchicago.edu, $8 door. Logan Theater East, 915 E. 60th St. With the planet as we know it left in ruins, people who have survived the apocalypse reminisce about mass media to pass the time. After decades of remembering and retelling plots, a Simpsons episode is transformed by writer Anne Washburn and director Alex Hearn into a performance that integrates ritualistic spectacle and campy musical theater to light the way in the darkest times.

March 9, Thursday, 8 pm. Jazz X-tet. Free. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. An integral component of the Department of Music Performance Program, the UChicago Jazz X-tet is known for its boldness in showcasing cutting-edge works. The X-tet is a versatile collection of 12 to 15 student musicians, frequently joined in performance by noted Chicago-area professionals.

March 10, Friday, 2 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Course, Verbal Imaging.

March 10, Friday, 7 pm. Final Friday of quarter? DOC Films, Palevsky Theater, 1212 E. 59th St.

March 10, Friday, 7 pm. Troubling the Image Program 5, Reframings- Stitched and Collaged. Logan Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St.
Cinema as process, movement as mechanics, image as collage. Untitled Joseph Cornell Film (The Wool Collage) (c. 1940-55) is a previously unknown film
by the master collage filmmaker and box builder. Keewatin Dewdney’s The Maltese Cross Movement (1967) takes as its central motif the titular mechanical operation of a film projector. Daniel Barnett’s travelogue-of-sorts The Chinese Typewriter (1978-83) demonstrates his interest in language, poetry, and the construction of meaning. Julie Murray’s untitled (earth) (2015) shuttles through a 35mm film print, blurring the image, freezing frames, and finding possible new meanings. Monica Saviron’s Answer Print (2016) wryly uses only badly faded found images in a work that is more about questions than answers. ( 74 min. program, archival 16mm prints courtesy of the Academy Film Archive and the Museum of Modern Art ).

March 10, Friday, 7:30 pm; March 11, Saturday, 7:30 pm; March 12, Sunday, 2 pm. Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company. "Iolanthe, or The Peer and the Peri." $60 patron, $25 gen, $5 student, $15 groups of 10 or more. On sale now. Purchase at Logan Box Office, tickets.uchicago.edu, or 773 702-ARTS. Helps support the UC performance groups. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. music.uchicago.edu.
Electoral politics...and fairies? Why not? Regarded by many as Gilbert and Sullivan’s finest and most perfect collaboration, Iolanthe, drops England’s House of Peers— Lord Chancellor included—into the middle of a Hans Christian Anderson-inspired forest enchanted by fairies and ruled by a no-nonsense Fairy Queen. When Strephon, son of the beloved eponymous fairy Iolanthe, is spurned in his affections for his shepherdess love Phyllis by the Lord Chancellor and his House of Peers, the fairies take their revenge —by sending Strephon into Parliament as a Fairy Member!

March 10, Friday- March 12, Sunday. Hyde Park Community Players. "The Marriage of Bette and Boo," a comedy by Chistopher Durang, directed by Corinna Christman. $. University Church, 5655 S. University. F, S at 8, Sun at 3.

March 11, Saturday, 9 am-2 pm. 61st St. Farmer's Market Indoors, 6100 S. Blackstone. Next April 6.

March 11, Saturday, 10 am. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Course, Mesopotamian Mythologies.

March 11, Saturday, 1 pm. Oriental Institute. 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Archeological Reconstruction Drawing Workshop. $25, 20, 8ArtsPass.
Spend a Saturday afternoon creating a unique technical drawing of an ancient Egyptian pottery sherd from the Old Kingdom under the guidance of Natasha Ayers, PhD candidate in Egyptian Archaeology. Students also learn how archaeologists use pottery and pottery drawings in their research. No previous experience is necessary. Supplies will be provided.

March 11, Saturday, 1 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Family program- Persian Nowruz Celebration. Celebrate the delight of the coming Persian New Year — Nowruz! Color eggs, visit a Haft-Seen table, hunt the galleries, and take your New Year photo.

March 11, Saturday, 2-4 pm? Annual Irish Coffee fundraiser of the UC Comer Children's Hospital Service Committee. A social event of the year. ?Augustana Lutheran, 5500 S. Woodlawn.

March 11, Saturday, 7, 9/ pm. DOC Films. Palevsky, Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Last Sat.

March 11, Saturday, 7 pm and March 12, Sunday, 2 pm. Performance. The Three Matadores. Free but reg. recommended at tickets.uchicago.edu. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.
Part of the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events’ OnEdge series, this choreographic setting of poetry in a bullring offers a meditation on identity, violence, and the resonant beauty of language. This micro-play that appears in the book-length poem The Presentable Art of Reading Absence
(2008) by esteemed American poet Jay Wright has never been staged. This world premiere performance by innovative Chicago-based company
every house has a door attempts a staging that includes a bracketing selection of the poetry with originally devised solos by the four performers that introduce, respond to, and contextualize the writing. More information at cityofchicago.org/dcase.

March 11, Saturday, 7:30 pm; March 12, Sunday, 2 pm. Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company. "Iolanthe, or The Peer and the Peri." $60 patron, $25 gen, $5 student, $15 groups of 10 or more. On sale now. Purchase at Logan Box Office, tickets.uchicago.edu, or 773 702-ARTS. Helps support the UC performance groups. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. music.uchicago.edu.

March 11, Saturday- March 12, Sunday. Hyde Park Community Players. "The Marriage of Bette and Boo," a comedy by Chistopher Durang, directed by Corinna Christman. $. University Church, 5655 S. University. F, S at 8, Sun at 3.

March 11, Saturdays, 7:30-11 pm. Java Jive dance. Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Java Jive is a weekly social dance hosted
by the Chicago Swing Dance Society, the University of Chicago’s swing dance club. This event is open to both UChicago students and staff and the greater
Chicago community, and attracts a wide range of dancers. The evening starts with an hour-long Beginner East Coast Swing lesson, and continues with open
dancing to DJ’ed Swing and Blues music appropriate for a variety of dance styles (e.g. East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Blues, Balboa). No special shoes, partners, or
experience needed. Snacks provided.

March 12, Sunday. Closing at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520. Precariat. Inspired by the work of theorist Judith Butler, challenges categories and boundaries of identity. 9 artists confront societal ideas.

March 12, Sunday. Closing at Logan Gallery. "Kapwani Kiwanga: The Sum and its Parts." Logan, 915 E. 60th St.

March 12, Sunday, 1-4 pm. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520. Studio Sunday. Public School Studio Sunday. Join us for several free hour-long art making sessions for all ages led by artists and makers. These pilot classes will be programmed by Stockyard Institute in conjunction with the exhibition Public School and experiment with prototyping an art school without financial barriers.

March 12, Sunday. Matinees. DOC Films. Palevsky, Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St.

March 12, Sunday, 2 pm. Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company. "Iolanthe, or The Peer and the Peri." $60 patron, $25 gen, $5 student, $15 groups of 10 or more. On sale now. Purchase at Logan Box Office, tickets.uchicago.edu, or 773 702-ARTS. Helps support the UC performance groups. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. music.uchicago.edu.

March 12, Sunday 3 pm. Hyde Park Community Players. "The Marriage of Bette and Boo," a comedy by Chistopher Durang, directed by Corinna Christman. $. University Church, 5655 S. University. Closing perf.

March 12, Sunday, 7 pm. DOC Films. Palevsky Th., Ida Noyes, 1212 E. 59th St. Sundays Jan 8-Mar 12. Delusions of Adequacy: Outcasts, Iconoclasts, and Delinquents of the Silver Screen. “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels.” The stories we tell about those who don’t fit easily into the world are also stories that tell us about ourselves. This film series tells the stories of misfits, outsiders, and outlaws who live on the margins of society
( Fox and His Friends ), make their mark as countercultural icons ( Rebel Without a Cause ), or stand against and outside the law ( Shoot the Piano Player ). See a range of exciting, beautiful, freaky, and absurd experiences, featuring characters you’re sure to never forget. Buckle up, baby. It’s us against the world. End of series.

March 14, Tuesday, 1:30 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. LamaSeuss Storytime for ages 0-8 and
2 pm- Stroller Tour.

March 15, Wednesday, 5:30 pm. From Spaces to Places, Public Art Walking Tour. Starts across the street from Cobb Hall 5811 S. Ellis Ave. at the Black Sphere. Public art on campus is a fascinating, spontaneous experience, with some sculptures boldly claiming open spaces and others tucked unexpectedly between buildings. This one-hour tour covers a small sample of the stunning works that have helped shape UChicago’s intellectual and cultural life for decades. tickets.uchicago.edu or 773 702-ARTS.

March 17, Friday. Closing at Neubauer Collegium, 5701 S. Woodlawn. "Fantastic Architecture: Vostell, Fluxus, and the Built Environment." Part of Concrete Happenings.

March 17, Friday. Opening at Regenstein Library Special Collections Gallery. "Concrete Poetry, Concrete Book: Artists' Books in German-speaking Space after 1945." As Fluxus artists explored participatory strategies that disrupted conventions of art and everyday life, the artist’s book emerged as a way to anthologize action- based art and as a site of experimentation with cognitive, visual, and tactile experience. Drawing on the remarkable collection in the UChicago Library, this exhibition considers how artists in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland reconfigured the materials and form of the book. Part of Concrete Happenings. 1100 E. 57th St.

March 18, Saturday, 10 am. Robie House. 3rd Saturdays: Design and Build with LEGOs. $25 child, accomp. adult free. Reg. at flwright.org. 5757 S. Woodlawn.
11 am- Open Design Studio with LEGOs - Free.

March 18, Saturday, 2-4 pm. Hyde Park Historical Society Open House (monthly, Sat or Sun.). 5529 S. Lake Park Ave.

March 21, Tuesday, 7:30, 9 pm. Third Tuesday Jazz at the Logan. Edwin Daugherty, sax. With Hyde Park Jazz Society. Cafe Logan, 915 E. 60th St.
The Hyde Park Jazz Society selects local jazz musicians to perform on the third Tuesday of every month (except certain interim and holiday months) at Café Logan. Enjoy beer, wine, a full coffee bar, and food along with some of the best jazz the city has to offer.

March 23, Thursday, 6 pm. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520. Artist Talk: Continuous Span- New Works from The Bridge Program.

March 24, Friday. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520. Justine Piuvinage residency ends/ departure party.

March 24, Friday, 6-8 pm. Opening Reception: Teen Art Exhibition at Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield. arts+publiclife.uchicago.edu and After School Matters. In partnership with After School Matters, Arts + Public Life's Teen Arts Council is curating an exhibition that features art by teens all over Chicago, in response to the theme of "value." The opening reception will feature remarks and performances by teen curators, teen artists, and other community members. The exhibition will be on view through April 29 and includes a series of public events.

March 25, Saturday, 1 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Family- Mummy Science ages 8-12?

March 26, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Chorale performs Bach's Mass in B minor. Reserved $40, general $30, students $20 at website or the door. With and at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn.
Accompanied by a Baroque orchestra of period instruments, Chorale presents Bach’s tour de force Mass in B minor. Soloists Chelsea Morris, Angela Young-Smucker, Steven Soph, and Ryan de Ryke join Chorale under the direction of Bruce Tammen in a performance that is sure to match or surpass its 2014 St. Matthew Passion, hailed by Lawrence Johnson of Chicago Classical Review for its “exquisite ensemble, unforgettable arias...and burnished playing from a period instrument ensemble.”

March 29, Friday, 6 pm. Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, 774 752-4381. Donna Seaman on Identity Unknown: Rediscovering Seven American Women Artists. Booklist Editor Donna Seaman brings to dazzling life seven forgotten women artists, marginalized with cold efficiency,
and summarily dismissed in the captions of group photographs with the phrase “identity unknown”: Gertrude Abercrombie, with her dark, surreal paintings and
friendships with Dizzy Gillespie and Sonny Rollins; Bay Area self-portraitist Joan Brown; Ree Morton, with her witty, oddly beautiful constructions; Lois Mailou Jones of the Harlem Renaissance; Lenore Tawney, who combined weaving and sculpture when art and craft were considered mutually exclusive; Christina Ramberg, whose unsettling works drew on pop culture and advertising; and Louise Nevelson, an art- world superstar in her heyday but omitted from most recent surveys of her era.

March 30, Saturday, 4:30 pm. Smart Museum. Lecture by archeologist and art historian Salvatore Settis- on the future of the classical. Cochran-Woods 157, 5540 S. Greenwood. 773 702-0200. A lecture by Salvatore Settis, archaeologist, art historian, and author of The Future of the Classical. Presented in conjunction with the Smart Museum of Art’s special exhibition Classicisms.

March 30, Thursday, 6-8 pm. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520. Artist Talk- "Continuous Span: New Works from The Bridge Program." Artists in the Program discuss their recent works from the Winter session.

March 30, Thursday, 6 pm. Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, 773 752-4381. Poetry Reading by Rosanna Warren. With Srikanth Reddy. Acclaimed poet and former Chancellor of the Academy of the American Poets Rosanna Warren presents Earthworks: Selected Poems, an inspiring volume, chronologically arranged from her four published collections of poetry. Warren places the poetry “under the protection of two poetry saints: William Blake and Hart Crane, and convincingly reminds us that “poems have work to do: to bear witness, to cry out, to lament, to praise. They should be psalms for their time.”

April 1, Saturday, 1 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Cooking Class with Assyrian Kitchen (off site).

April 1, Saturday, 1-4 pm. Smart Museum Family Day. Build a Bust. 5550 S. Greenwood. 773 6702-0200.

April 1, Saturday, 6-8 pm. Logan Family Saturdays (1st Saturdays). Garden Art: Exploring the Beauty of Nature. 915 E. 60th St.

April 2, Sunday, 2 pm. Smart Museum Curator's Tour. Vostell Concrete. Join Christine Mehring and Diane Miliotes for a tour of Vostell Concrete. 5550 S. Greenwood. 773 702-0200. Register at smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/register.

April 2, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Symphony Orchestra All Access Program. Trio Coliza. Greenstein, "Cruces? Tungiuest"? and Bach "Goldberg Variations" arr. Kenwood Academy, 5015 S. Blackstone (enter from parking lot Door 6?)

April 2, Sunday, 3 pm. UChicago Presents. Music Across Genres. Roomful of Teeth Chicago debut. Ted Hearne's Coloring Book Midwest premiere. Program is built around a white composer's setting of texts by Zora Neale Hurston, Claudia Rankine, and James Baldwin reflecting on their blackness- and exploring the potential of the human voice. $35, 5. Logan, 915 E. 60th St.

April 3, Monday, 9 am. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Online course- Before the Alphabet.

April 3, Monday, 12 pm. Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood,773 702-0200. Gallery Talk on the classical tradition with Anthony Grafton. Register at smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/register.

April 6, Thursday, 5 pm. Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200. Gallery Walk with Jas' Elsner on the lives of ancient art objects. Register at smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/register.

April 7, Friday, 7:30 pm. UChicago Presents. Classic Concert Series. Ran Denk, piano. Program substitution, tba. . $35, 5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.

April 8, Saturday, 9 am-2 pm. 61st St. Farmer's Market Indoors, 6100 S. Blackstone. Last til when it goes outdoors (May?)

April 9, Saturday, 12:15 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Gallery program?- Cultural Heartland of Ancient and Medieval World.

April 8, Saturday, 1 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Course- 3d Technology in Archeology.

April 9, Sunday. Closing at Renaissance Society, Cobb 418, 5811 S. Ellis. "Robert Grosvenor." Robert Grosvenor has been producing sculptures from industrial components and found objects for over 50 years. The artist manipulates material, form, and scale to create abstract structures evidence a handmade quality and subtle vein of humor. The works resist association, instead quietly and strangely asserting themselves both as assemblages of relationships and as discrete, holistic entities.

April 9, Sunday. Closing at Logan outside Screening Room 201. "Screen Share Program 4: On Time and Space." Curated by Morganne Wakefield. This series showcases the work and curatorial skills of students up to alumni.

April 9, Sunday, 11 am. Rockefeller Chapel, Passion Sunday. 5850 S. Woodlawn. Francis Poulenc Quatre Motets pour un Temps de Penitence
Heinrich Schütz Matthäuspassion. A concert for Passion Sunday, with the Schütz Passion presented in the liturgical context of the Sunday morning service, and combined with mystical music of Francis Poulenc in the afternoon concert. Tickets $20 at the door, free to all students (the Sunday morning is free to all).

April 9, Sunday, 3 pm. The Chicago Ensemble, Perf. IV. Woodwind Adventure : audience-friendly 20th century discoveries. Gordon Jacob Trio (1958), Darius Milhaud Sonata op 47 (1918) , Malcolm Arnold Divertimento Op 37 (1952), Alvin Etler Sonata No 2 in Bb Major (1952), Jean-Michel Darnase Quartet (1992). $25, 10, I House free, season $100. International House, 1414 E. 59th St. Last May 14.

April 9, Sunday, 3 pm. Rockefeller Chapel. Quire and Place Series. Schütz Passion. Francis Poulenc Quatre Motets pour un Temps de Penitence
Heinrich Schütz Matthäuspassion. A concert for Passion Sunday, with the Schütz Passion presented in the liturgical context of the Sunday morning service, and combined with mystical music of Francis Poulenc in the afternoon concert. Tickets $20 at the door, free to all students (the Sunday morning is free to all). 5850 S. Woodlawn.
Chapel Choir and the Decani directed by James Kallembach.

April 9, Sunday, 3 pm. UChicago Presents. Contempo, dir. Marta Ptaszynska. "Five from afar." Leading international women composers with contemporary music interpreters Ensemble Dal Niente, mezzo-soprano Kayleigh Butcher, Kontras Quartet, and Pianist Pawel Checinski.
Works are Grazyna Bacewicz, Piano Quintet. Chaya Czernowin, String Quartet. Sofia Gubaidulina, Songs of the Gallows. Isabel Mundry, Sandschleifen. Kaija Saariaho, Aer.
$25, 20 UCID, 5 students. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.

April 13, Sunday, 7 pm. Rockefeller Chapel. Extinguishing the Light. Maurice Duruflé Ubi Caritas, Francis Poulenc Quatre Motets pour un Temps de Penitence Gregorian Chant Pange Lingua. Poulenc’s Quatre Motets form the centerpiece of the traditional liturgy for Holy Thursday, including the ritual extinguishing of the lights and preparing of the tomb. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

April 14, Friday, 2 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Access Multisensory tour on Mesopotamia.

April 15, Saturday, 10 am. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Course, The Khan and the Emperor.

April 18, Tuesday, 7:30 and 9. Third Tuesday Jazz at the Logan. Makaya McCraven, drums. With Hyde Park Jazz Society. Cafe Logan, 915 E. 60th St.

April 20, Thursday, 3 pm (something wrong). New Music Ensemble with Imani Winds.

April 20, Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm at Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood and April 25, Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 pm at National Veterans Art Museum, 4041 N. Milwaukee 2nd fl. Homer to Vonnegut: A Print Odyssey. 2-part program explores the space between literature and art, war and peace, and land and sea. Both include tour, discussion, art-making. Register at smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/register.

April 21, Friday, 12-4 pm. April 22, Saturday, 10-4 pm. Annual Quilt Show. United Church of Hyde Park. $entry. A big one including auction, sales, challenge. Home made light lunch. 1448 E. 53rd St.

April 21, Friday, 7:30 pm. UChicago Presents. Classic Concert Series. Pacifica Quartet. Mozart: Quartet in D minor, K.421. Shostakovich: Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op. 73. Beethoven, Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3 "Razumovsky". $35, 5. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.

April 22, Saturday, 10-4 pm. Annual Quilt Show. United Church of Hyde Park. $entry. A big one including auction, sales, challenge. Home made light lunch. 1448 E. 53rd St.

April 22, Saturday. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Course. Dura Europa- life in a Roman town on the far edge.

April 22, Saturday, 2-4 pm. Hyde Park Historical Society Open House (monthly, Sat or Sun.). 5529 S. Lake Park Ave.

April 22, Saturday, time? Hyde Park Youth Symphony annual benefit. Info coming.

April 22, Saturday, 8 pm. Chicago ACappella at Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St. A Night at the Opera. Paul Langford, guest music director. Created by ensemble member Kathryn Kamp. Reimagined overtures, arias and songs, parodies, G & S, and rock opera. $15-45. Last of season.

April 23, Sunday. Closing at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520. A Wish to Repair- art of Jessie Mott. And another exhibit.

April 23, Sunday, 3 pm. UChicago Presents. Contempo, dir. Marta Ptaszynska. AT MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART. " Whispers." A Solo performance by Matthew Duvall and 99 guest artists. In conjunction with MCA exhibit, "Merce Cunningham: Common Time". Matthew Burtner, Broken Drum. John Luther Adams, Wail. Yu-Hui Chang, Binge Delirium. Morton Feldman, King of Denmark, Marta Ptaszynska, Voice of the Winds for 100 percussionists (2016) US premiere. $? 12-35?

April 25, Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 pm at National Veterans Art Museum, 4041 N. Milwaukee 2nd fl. Homer to Vonnegut: A Print Odyssey. 2-part program explores the space between literature and art, war and peace, and land and sea. Both include tour, discussion, art-making. Register at smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/register.

April 28, Friday, 7:30 pm. UChicago Presents. Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series. Sequentia. "Monks Singing Pagans: Medieval Songs of Heroes, Gods, and Strong Women" drawing upon Homer, Horace, and Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy. $35, 5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.

April 29, Saturday, 2 pm. Smart Museum presents at the North Parking Garage, 5525 S. Ellis, gathering at the southeast entrance on Greenwood. Conservation Conversation at the Concrete Traffic car. Participants: Christine Mehring, Lisa Zaher, anna Weiss-Pfau, Stephen Murphy, and Amanda Trienens. 773 702-0200. Please register at smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/register.

April 29, Saturday, 7:30 pm. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn. A Triptych: Earth, Moon, Peace- Works of Augusta Read Thomas, featuring Spektral Quartet and Third Coast Percussion
Augusta Read Thomas Resounding Earth
Augusta Read Thomas World première of a new work for string quartet (commissioned by Spektral Quartet in collaboration with Rockefeller Chapel)
Augusta Read Thomas Selene, Moon Chariot Rituals

April 30, Sunday, 11 pm. Rockefeller Chapel Sunday service. Imani Winds, Don Michael Randel Ensemble in Residence. 5850 S. Woodlawn.

April 30, Sunday, 3 pm. New Music Ensemble concert with Imani Winds, Don Michael Randel Ensemble in Residence. Free. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. music.uchicago.edu.

May 1, Monday. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. All day Educator program (teacher appreciation).

May 3, Wednesday, 7:30 pm. UChicago Presents Music Across Genres. With Imani Winds, Don Michael Randel Ensemble in Residence. Gwendolyn Brooks Centenary Celebration. Works of artist who forge their own paths- Wayne Shorter and Jason Moran, written for Imani Winds, and by Imani. Three world premiers. $35, 5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.

May 4, Thursday, 12:15 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Lunchtime tour- Monumental Buildings and Statues at Tell Tayinat, Turkey.

May 4, Thursday, 6-8 pm at Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood and May 11, Thursday, 6-8 pm at Leather Archives and Museum 4418 N. Greenview. Classic Kink-- Explores classicism in relation to the history of LGBTQ communities. Takes off from 3 photographs of suggestively posed young men amid Roman ruins.

May 5, Friday, 7:30 pm. UChicago Presents. Contempo, dir. Marta Ptaszynska. Tomorrow's Music Today. Spektral Quartet and guests perform music by UChicago doctoral candidates in composition. $12-25. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.

May 6, Saturday, 1-4 pm. Smart Museum Concrete Family Festival AT LOGAN 915 E. 60th St. AND AT SMART, 5550 S. Greenwood. A hands-on afternoon that includes how to pour and shape this ancient material, make miniature concrete cars, and get up close with a real cement truck.

May 6, Saturday, 2-4:30 pm. Logan Family Saturdays (1st Saturdays). The Culture of Comic Books. 915 E. 60th St.

May 7, Sunday, 7:30 pm. The Bridge #13. Logan Performance Penthouse, 915 E. 60th St. Free.

May 11, Thursday, 6-8 pm at Leather Archives and Museum 4418 N. Greenview. Classic Kink-- Explores classicism in relation to the history of LGBTQ communities. Takes off from 3 photographs at Smart of suggestively posed young men amid Roman ruins.

May 11, Thursday, 7:30 pm. Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis, 773 753-4472. Opening in preview: "Harvey," by Mary Chase, directed by Devon de Mayo, featuring Timothy Edward Kane as Elwood P. Dowd. $. June 11.

May 12, Friday. Closing at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell, 773 324-5520. Rhonda Wheatley: a Modern Day Shaman. Found objects/Sculptures that are tools of transformation.

May 12, Friday, 2 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Access program - Verbal.

May 12, Friday- May 14, Sunday and May 19, Friday- May 21, Sunday. Hyde Park Community Players. "Clybourne Park," By Bruce Norris, directed by Vanessa Ellis. $. University Church, 5655 S. University.

May 14, Sunday, 3 pm. The Chicago Ensemble, Perf. V. Masterpieces of the war years 1939-44. Hindemith Sonata in C Major (1939), Bohuslav Martinu Sonata No 2 H286 (1942),Shostakovich Trio No 2 in E Minor op 67 (1944). $25, 10, I House free, season $100. International House, 1414 E. 59th St.

May 16, Tuesday, 7:30 and 9. Third Tuesday Jazz at the Logan. Jo Ann Daugherty, piano. With Hyde Park Jazz Society. Cafe Logan, 915 E. 60th St.

May 18, Thursday, 7:30 pm. UChicago Presents Jazz at the Logan: Listening Session with Vijay Iyer. Free. Logan Performance Penthouse, 915 E. 60th St. Free.

May 19, Friday, 9 am-6 pm, Saturday, May 20, 9 am-4 pm. Hyde Park Garden Fair annual Spring Sale. Hyde Park Shopping Center Courtyard, 44th and Lake Pasrk.

May 19, Friday, 6 pm. Jazz at the Logan. Julius Tucker Quartet- preshow for Vijay Iyer Sextet. Free. Cafe Logan, 915 E. 60th St.

May 19, Friday- May 21, Sunday. Hyde Park Community Players. "Clybourne Park," By Bruce Norris, directed by Vanessa Ellis. $. University Church, 5655 S. University.

May 19, Friday, 7:30 pm. UChicago Presents. Jazz at the Logan. another says Vijay Iyer Sextet. Pianist perf. works from his new album. $35, 5. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. See pre-show in Cafe Logan. Last of series.

May 20, Saturday, time and place tbd. Summit: On Belonging , with Smart Museum Interpreters in Resistance. How sites of culture can function as spaces of belonging.

May 21, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Symphony Orchestra All Access Program. M__________ Quartet. Dvorak, "String Quartet in E Minor, Raimi "At My Wedding." Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.

May 21, Sunday, 3 pm. New Music Ensemble.

June 1, Thursday, 12:15 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Lunchtime tour- Egypt under Ptolemaic and Roman rule.

June 1, Thursday, 5 pm. Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200. Gallery talk with Larry Norman on romanticism and classicism in Louis Dupre's 1819 portrait of Louis-Francois Sebastien Fauvel.

June 1, Thursday, 8 pm. Jazz X-tet. Logan Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Free.

June 2, Friday. Closing at Smart Museum, Classicisms. 5550 S. Greenwood, 773 702-0200. Classicism, as an aesthetic ideal, is often associated with a conventional set of rules founded on supposedly timeless notions such as “order,” “reason,” and “decorum.” But classicism is actually far from a stable concept. Informed by the scholarship of faculty members from across the University of Chicago and including works spanning antiquity to the 20th century, this exhibition explodes the idea of classicism as an unchanging ideal.

June 2, Friday, 12 pm. Jazz in the Courtyard (monthly). Hyde Park Shopping Center, 55th and Lake Park.

June 3, Saturday and June 4, Sunday. 57th St. Art Fair and the Community Art Fair. 1200-1350 block of 57th, 5600 block of Kimbark.

June 3, Saturday and June 4, Sunday. Hyde Park Brew Fest. Loc. tba.

June 3, Saturday, 1-4 pm. Smart Museum Family Day- Mythology Mania! Dig into stories and build Greek and Roman "ruins". 5550 S. Greenwood. 773 702-0200.

June 3, Saturday, 2-4:30 pm. Logan Family Saturdays (1st Saturdays). Danceathon: An Afternoon of Social Dane with the Family. 915 E. 60th St.

June 4, Sunday, 10 am-4 pm. 57th St. Art Fair. Community Art Fair. 57th Woodlawn-Kenwood and north.

June 4, Sunday, 12 am?- 5 pm. Hyde Park Brew Fest at tba.

June 7, Wednesday, 7 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Lecture: The Egypt Epigraphic Survey at 93.

June 11, Sunday. Closing at Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood. Vostell Concrete and Classicisms. 773 702-0200.
2 pm. Curator Tour of Classicisms led by Anne Leonard.

June 16, Friday, 2 pm. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 773 702-9507. Access program- Origin of Writing, in Clay.

June 20, Tuesday, 7:30 and 9 pm,. Third Tuesday Jazz at the Logan. Ernie Adams, drums. With Hyde Park Jazz Society. Cafe Logan, 915 E. 60th St.

June 27, Tuesday. Hyde Park Dinner Crawl. hydeparkchamberchicago.org.

June 28, Wednesday, 6-8 pm? Harper Court Summer Music Series.

July 2, Sunday. Closing at Smart Museum. "Conversations with the Collections- Belonging" and Jessica Stockholder, "Rose's Inclination". 5550 S. Greenwood. 773 702-0200.

July 4, Tuesday. Annual 4th on 53rd Parade and Picnic. Gather at 10:30 for 11 am kickoff behind HydePark Bank. Travels Lake Park, 55th, Hyde Park, 53rd to Nichols Park for singalongs, music and performance, games, petting and riding animals to 4 pm.

July 7, Friday, 12 pm. Jazz in the Courtyard. Monthly. Hyde Park Shopping Center, 55th and Lake Park.

July 8, 15, 22, 29 Saturdays, times?. Kimbark Jams- Woodlawn/Kimbark and 53rd.

July 9, 16, 23, 30 and cont. to mid Sept. Sundays, 4-6 pm. Nichols Park George Franklin Memorial Concerts-from jazz to blues, pop, funk and more. 53rd and Kenwood.

July 14, Friday- July 16, Sunday and July 21, Friday- July 23, Sunday. Hyde Park Community Players. Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night, or What You Will." $? Outdoors at tba.

July 15, 22, 29 Saturdays, times? Kimbark Jams- Woodlawn/Kimbark and 53rd.

July 15, 12-10 pm. The Silver Room presents Sound Systems Block Party. Vic.of 53rd and Harper/Harper Court.

July 16, 23, 30 and cont. to mid Sept. Sundays, 4-6 pm. Nichols Park George Franklin Memorial Concerts-from jazz to blues, pop, funk and more. 53rd and Kenwood.

July 22, 29 Saturdays, times? Kimbark Jams- Woodlawn/Kimbark and 53rd.

July 23, 30 and cont. to mid Sept. Sundays, 4-6 pm. Nichols Park George Franklin Memorial Concerts-from jazz to blues, pop, funk and more. 53rd and Kenwood.

July 26, Wednesday, 6-8 pm? Harper Court summer Music Series.

July 29, Saturdays, times? Kimbark Jams- Woodlawn/Kimbark and 53rd.

July 30 and cont. to mid Sept. Sundays, 4-6 pm. Nichols Park George Franklin Memorial Concerts-from jazz to blues, pop, funk and more. 53rd and Kenwood.

August 4, Friday, 12 pm. Jazz in the Courtyard. Monthly. Hyde Park Shopping Center, 55th and Lake Park.

August 5, 12, 19, 26 Saturdays. times? Kimbark Jams- Woodlawn/Kimbark and 53rd.

August 6, 13, 20, 27 and cont. to mid Sept. Sundays, 4-6 pm. Nichols Park George Franklin Memorial Concerts-from jazz to blues, pop, funk and more. 53rd and Kenwood.

August 12, 19, 26 Saturdays. times? Kimbark Jams- Woodlawn/Kimbark and 53rd.

August 13, 20, 27 and cont. to mid Sept. Sundays, 4-6 pm. Nichols Park George Franklin Memorial Concerts-from jazz to blues, pop, funk and more. 53rd and Kenwood.

August 19, 26 Saturdays. times? Kimbark Jams- Woodlawn/Kimbark and 53rd.

August 19, Saturday, Windy City Carnivale.

August 20. Closing at Smart Museum. Materiality- an adjunct exhibit to Vostell Concrete featuring works in alternative materials by Carol Bove, Nick Cave, Erwin Wurm and others. 5550 S. Greenwood, 73 702-0200.

August 20, 27 and cont. to mid Sept. Sundays, 4-6 pm. Nichols Park George Franklin Memorial Concerts-from jazz to blues, pop, funk and more. 53rd and Kenwood.

August 26 Saturdays. times? Kimbark Jams- Woodlawn/Kimbark and 53rd.

August 27 and cont. to mid Sept. Sundays, 4-6 pm. Nichols Park George Franklin Memorial Concerts-from jazz to blues, pop, funk and more. 53rd and Kenwood.

August 30, Wednesday, 6-8 pm. Harper Court Summer Music Series.

September 3. Closing at Oriental Institute, "Persepolis." 1155 E. 58th St.

September 3, Sundays, 4-6 pm. Nichols Park George Franklin Memorial Concerts-from jazz to blues, pop, funk and more. 53rd and Kenwood.

September 8, Friday, 10 pm. Jazz in the Courtyard. Monthly. Hyde Park Shopping Center, 55th and Lake Park.

September 10, Sundays, 4-6 pm. Nichols Park George Franklin Memorial Concerts-from jazz to blues, pop, funk and more. 53rd and Kenwood. LAST OF SERIES.

September 15-17, Friday-Sunday. Brews, Brats, and Brass. Hyde Park Bank lot, Old Lake Park 5300 block.

September 16, Saturday, 9 am-4 pm. Hyde Park Garden Fair Annual Mum and Bulb Sale. Hyde Park Shopping Center Courtyard.

Saturday and Sunday, September 23 and 24. Hyde Park Jazz Festival.

Watch for the annual Children's Book Fair in Nichols Park south end.

October 3, Tuesday. Hyde Park Dinner Crawl. hydeparkchamberchicago.org.

October 7, Saturday and October 8, Sunday, 9 am-6 pm and October 9, Monday, 9 am-2 pm. Annual Hyde Park Used Book Sale. HP Shopping Center Courtyard, 55th and Lake Park. Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference. Lead sponsor Treasure Island.

Watch for a Connect Art Event.

November 25- Small Business Saturday.

December 2, Saturday. Hyde Park Holly Day.

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