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11:00 am

David E. Sanger: War in the Cyber Age

November 9 @ 11:00 am
Field Museum, James Simpson Theatre, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

States entering conflict today rely less on traditional warfare methods and more on short-of-war operations conducted via keyboards and code.

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Daniel Parolek: Thinking Big, Building Small

November 9 @ 11:00 am
Venue Six10, Feinberg Theatre, 610 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Daniel Parolek may be a superstar architect, having done work for clients such as Jon Bon Jovi and Tokyo Disneyland, but his true passion is a project that could impact all Americans.

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Jonathan Calm on the Green Book

November 9 @ 11:00 am
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, SAIC Ballroom, 112 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Calm comes to CHF to show his photos, and discuss how the ability to choose where, when, and how we travel has influenced American history.

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1:00 pm

Richard Brookhiser: Give Me Liberty

November 9 @ 1:00 pm
Field Museum, James Simpson Theatre, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

In GIVE ME LIBERTY, historian Richard Brookhiser presents a pathway to national unity through an examination of thirteen formative texts from the American founding.

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Jesselyn Silva: In the Ring

November 9 @ 1:00 pm
Venue Six10, Feinberg Theatre, 610 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Thirteen-year-old Jesselyn Silva is a rising boxing phenom who’s here to upend all your expectations about the sport.

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Harold Holzer on Daniel Chester French

November 9 @ 1:00 pm
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, SAIC Ballroom, 112 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Holzer will bring us new insights into the artist responsible for creating many of America’s most powerful and enduring monuments, including a surprising range of both existing and lost sculptures crafted for Chicago.

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2:00 pm

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

November 9 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until January 26, 2020

One event on December 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on December 31, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on November 29, 2019 at 2:00pm

Lookingglass Theatre Company, 821 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611 United States

True to his loyal and resolute nature, THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER returns!

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3:00 pm

A Doll’s House

November 9 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 15, 2019

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2019

One event on October 23, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on October 30, 2019 at 3:00pm

Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States

This focused one-act adaptation of the Henrik Ibsen classic reinvigorates the compelling story of the vibrant young Nora Helmer, deeply devoted to her husband Torvald.

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Desk 88: Senator Sherrod Brown and Connie Schultz

November 9 @ 3:00 pm
Field Museum, James Simpson Theatre, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

In DESK 88, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown offers a unique and timely window into the history of the progressive movement, told through the stories of those who’ve occupied Brown’s desk in the Senate and the causes they championed.

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Emmet Gowin: Photographing Nuclear Sites

November 9 @ 3:00 pm
Venue Six10, Feinberg Theatre, 610 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Between 1951 and 1992, the Nevada National Security Test Site endured more than one thousand nuclear blasts.

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Mikki Kendall on Powerful Women

November 9 @ 3:00 pm
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, SAIC Ballroom, 112 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Award-winning author Mikki Kendall’s newest beautifully illustrated book details the triumphs and challenges of women across centuries and cultures.

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Lindiwe

November 9 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until January 5, 2020

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 5, 2020

One event on November 10, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on November 24, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on December 4, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on December 11, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on December 18, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on November 9, 2019 at 7:30pm

Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Downstairs Theater, 1650 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60614 United States

The evocative live music of Grammy-winning South African group Ladysmith Black Mambazo forms the foundation of this Steppenwolf world premiere production.

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3:30 pm

Sunset Boulevard

November 9 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Saturday, repeating until December 8, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 8, 2019

One event on October 24, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on November 14, 2019 at 1:30pm

The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60610 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

In her mansion on Sunset Boulevard, faded, silent-screen goddess Norma Desmond lives in a fantasy world.

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5:00 pm

Ari Seth Cohen on Style Over Sixty

November 9 @ 5:00 pm
Venue Six10, Feinberg Theatre, 610 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

The philosophy behind Ari Seth Cohen’s ADVANCED STYLE is simple: Fun with fashion isn’t just a young person’s game.

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Nuclear Power after Chernobyl

November 9 @ 5:00 pm
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, SAIC Ballroom, 112 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

CHF has gathered a panel of nuclear experts to reflect on the story and lessons of the world’s greatest nuclear disaster.

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Reginald Dwayne Betts: Felon

November 9 @ 5:00 pm
Poetry Foundation, 61 W Superior St
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Join Betts as he tells the story of his journey after prison with poetry.

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7:30 pm

A Doll’s House

November 9 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2019

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 15, 2019

Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States

This focused one-act adaptation of the Henrik Ibsen classic reinvigorates the compelling story of the vibrant young Nora Helmer, deeply devoted to her husband Torvald.

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Natya Dance Theater INAI—The Connection

November 9 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on November 8, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on November 9, 2019 at 7:30pm

Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, 1306 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Eminent live musicians, a life-size puppet, Deboo, and Rajagopalan herself will perform in this continent-crossing collaboration.

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THE NICETIES

November 9 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2019

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 15, 2019

Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States

An accomplished Ivy League professor holds routine office hours with an ambitious young student to discuss her thesis: if history is written by the victors, who tells the story of the oppressed?

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The Steadfast Tin Soldier

November 9 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 26, 2020

Lookingglass Theatre Company, 821 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611 United States

True to his loyal and resolute nature, The Steadfast Tin Soldier returns!

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Oedipus Rex

November 9 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 8, 2019

Court Theatre, 5535 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States

Oedipus seeks to cure his city of a mysterious plague by discovering the murderer of the former king.

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Lindiwe

November 9 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until January 5, 2020

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 5, 2020

One event on November 10, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on November 24, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on December 4, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on December 11, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on December 18, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on November 9, 2019 at 7:30pm

Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Downstairs Theater, 1650 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60614 United States

The evocative live music of Grammy-winning South African group Ladysmith Black Mambazo forms the foundation of this Steppenwolf world premiere production.

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8:00 pm

Mosquitoes

November 9 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 16, 2019

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 16, 2019

Steep Theatre, 1115 W Berwyn Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

An intergenerational look at the gulf between decisions and their consequences.

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Hubbard Street Dance Company: Forge Forward

November 9 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on November 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E Randolph Drive
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Forge Forward kicks off Season 42 with an imaginative new work by Kyle Abraham, Artistic Director of Abraham.In.Motion (A.I.M.).

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Rink Life

November 9 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 16, 2019

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday, repeating until November 16, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until November 16, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company, 1700 Theatre, 1650 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60614 United States

In Rink Life, Lucky Plush brings its highly integrated approach to dance-theater into a communal space that nods to the visual aesthetics and social dynamics of 1970’s roller rink culture.

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The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley

November 9 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 15, 2019

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2019

One event on November 12, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on November 26, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on November 10, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 7:00pm

North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd
Skokie, IL 60077 United States

Inspired by Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice," this new play is an imagined holiday sequel.

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Muti Conducts Brahms Double Concerto

November 9 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 7:30pm

Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60604 United States

Brahms’ final orchestral composition calls for deep lyricism and virtuosic technique from its soloists to create the illusion of a single instrument.

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Sunset Boulevard

November 9 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 8, 2019

One event on October 31, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on November 7, 2019 at 7:30pm

The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60610 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket
Likely to Sell Out

In her mansion on Sunset Boulevard, faded, silent-screen goddess Norma Desmond lives in a fantasy world.

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