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Events

Cinda Firestone’s ATTICA (1974) Screening and Discussion

Friday, August 29, 2014
7:00 PM

Logan Center Screening Room
Free admission

Hereafterfest

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:00 PM to Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 1:00 AM

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:00 PM to Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 1:00 AM

Logan Center, Performance Penthouse
$10 suggested donation

Family Day: Blob Monsters

Saturday, September 6, 2014
1:00 PM

Smart Museum of Art

First Monday Jazz Series: Renée Baker

Monday, September 8, 2014
7:00 PM

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

'The Walmart Republic' Book Release Party

Saturday, September 13, 2014
7:00 PM

Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Free admission

Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita with Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ

Saturday, September 20, 2014
7:00 PM

Logan Center, Performance Hall
Free admission

FILM: The Hittites

Sunday, September 21, 2014
2:00 PM

Sunday, Sept 21, 2014, 2pm
The Oriental Institute

Free admission

'MOVE!' Movie Screening

Sunday, September 21, 2014
3:00 PM

Logan Center, Screening Room 201

Hyde Park Jazz Festival: Joshua Abrams

Saturday, September 27, 2014
3:30 PM

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 3:30-4pm and 4:30-5pm
The Oriental Institute
Free admission

Exhibitions

The Pulse of Africa: Celebrating 25 Years of the African Festival of the Arts

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 6:00 PM to Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 9:00 PM

Logan Center: Second Floor and Café
Free admission

Testimony: David Boykin, Krista Franklin & Andres L. Hernandez

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 6:00 PM to Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 3:00 PM

Logan Center
Free admission

Serial Drawings: Robert Barnes, Barbara Rossi, Robert Lucy

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 to Sunday, August 31, 2014

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

GALLERY TALK: Lunchtime Traveler Series – Recreating Sa’mal: The Ancient City of Katumuwa

Thursday, September 4, 2014
12:15 PM

Oriental Institute
Free admission

How to Make A Hood: Curator's Talk

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
6:30 PM

Arts Incubator, 301 E Garfield Blvd
Free admission

Szalon

Friday, September 19, 2014 to Sunday, November 23, 2014

Logan Center, Gallery 107
Free admission

Carved, Cast, Crumpled: Sculpture All Ways

Saturday, September 27, 2014 to Sunday, December 21, 2014

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Exhibition: Researching Mexico

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 12:45 PM

Regenstein Library
Special Collections Research Center

How to Make A Hood

Friday, August 1, 2014 to Friday, October 10, 2014

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

News

Brenton Wright, alumnus and Court Theatre employee, 1987-2014

Brenton Daniel Wright, AB’10, studied physics at the University of Chicago and was master electrician at Court Theatre.

Alumna Martyna Majok finds playwriting success at Steppenwolf

Majok, AB’07, is one of three playwrights featured in Steppenwolf Theatre’s First Look series, which runs through August 24, 2014.

2014-15 Arts|Science Graduate Collaboration Grants

Funding support for trans-disciplinary research between students in humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Applications due October 21, 2014.

Three arts leaders with UChicago ties to receive National Medal of Arts

Architects Billie Tsien and Tod Williams, who designed the University’s Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, and arts patron Joan Harris to be honored at White House ceremony on July 28, 2014.

Q & A with UChicago Architect Steve Wiesenthal

Steve Wiesenthal, Senior Associate Vice President and University Architect at UChicago, reveals reasoning behind architectural choices, specifically the Logan Center for the Arts and the choice to put Tod Williams and Billie Tsien in charge.

Arts + Public Life receives a 2014 ArtPlace America grant

Arts + Public Life receives $200,000 grant from ArtPlace America to support program launching artist-led business within Washington Park community.

World premiere of Arts|Science Grant Recipient Andrew McManus' "Strobe"

PhD student Andrew McManus's composition Strobe was chosen from a field of more than 400 submitted works to open New York Philharmonic's Biennial concert on June 3, 2014.

Edes Prize winner depicts the woman who pioneered radio sound effects

Lila Newman, AB'09, wins the Edes Prize with the interesting topic of early radio sound effects.

Janel M. Mueller Award for Excellence in Pedagogy

Saeed Ghahremani, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and Scott Wolniak, Lecturer in the Department of Visual Arts, were recognized for their outstanding pedagogical contributions at the 2014 Division of the Humanities Diploma and Hooding Ceremony in Mandel Hall.

Around Chicago

"MacBeth" at The Chicago Opera Theater

Sat, Sept 13 | Wed Sept 17 | Fri, Sept 19 | Sun, Sept 21

Your UCID is your ArtsPass!
$15 student rush tickets with UCID

Zachary Cahill: Snow

Zachary Cahill, Department of Visual Arts Lecturer, presents the third phase of his USSA 2012 project in his BMO Harris Bank Chicago Works exhibition, Snow. April 29-September 28, 2014, at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Video Playlist: Karthik Pandian

Museum of Contemporary Art
Wed, October 1, 2014, 6pm

Collegiate Assistant Professor and Harper Fellow Karthik Pandian screens a selection of film and video works that seek to unsettle the contradictions at the heart of the monument through moving image, sculpture and syntheses of the two.

Phantoms in the Dirt

July 24–October 5
Museum of Contemporary Photography
The work of 16 artsists presents an array of physical remnants and enigmatic traces, ranging from cryptic objects to the marks of human activity in rugged landscapes.

Joel Hall Dance Center

Joel Hall Dance Center offers classes for Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern Dance, and Tap for all ages taught by professional and passionate dance teachers. Through ArtsPass, students with a UChicago ID can take classes for $10.

Hyde Park Art Center

Hyde Park Art Center brings artists and communities together to support creativity at every level. HPAC offers free membership to all UChicago students through Arts Pass.

Gene Siskel Film Center

The Gene Siskel Film Center features several screenings every night of the week. UChicago students receive exclusive discounts and privileges through Arts Pass.

National Museum of Mexican Art

Located in the Pilsen neighborhood. Free admittance to students via Arts Pass. Stay tuned for University nights and other special events throughout the year.

The Art Institute of Chicago

One of the world’s premier art museums and a popular destination for visitors from around the globe. Located at Michigan and Adams. Free admission for University of Chicago Students via Arts Pass when you present your UCID at the ticket counter.

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