Books & Brews at Carpe Librum Bookstore

18 Jan 17:30 - 19:30 18 Jan 17:30 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
Roosevelt Collection Shops Roosevelt Collection Shops
New year, new books! Join us at the Carpe Librum Chicago Bookstore on January 18th, from 5:30 7:30pm for a Books & Brews happy hour, featuring: -Beer from Half Acre Beer Company...   More info

Meet the Media Night

18 Jan 17:30 - 19:00 18 Jan 17:30 - 19:00 - Chicago Chicago
NEIU Students NEIU Students
Learn about student media and opportunities to work with the Independent campus newspaper, Que Ondee Sola magazine, Seeds literary and visual arts journal, and WZRD radio. The...   More info

GCC Game Night: Getting Over It

18 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 18 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 - Chicago Chicago
Build Coffee Build Coffee
A game I made For a certain kind of person To hurt them. Come play Getting Over It and learn some video game history and theory with your trusty hosts, game designers Mason...   More info

Eye 94 LIVE with Joe Allen

18 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 18 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - Chicago Chicago
Pilsen Community Books Pilsen Community Books
The Eye94 Publishing 2018 Live Reading series kicks off at Pilsen Community Books January 18th with an appearance from Haymarket Books author Joe Allen. The boys will discuss...   More info

Whine Club #15

18 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 18 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - Chicago Chicago
Uncharted Books Uncharted Books
January's theme is IT'S NOT OVER YET. Featured readers: Alyssa Carabez Nisha Bala Mare Keisa Reynolds There will be an open mic following the featured readers. Sign up at the...   More info

Author Reading: The Selfie Generation by Alicia Eler

18 Jan 19:30 - 20:30 18 Jan 19:30 - 20:30 - Chicago Chicago
Women & Children First Bookstore Women & Children First Bookstore
Join us for a free reading, Q&A, and book-signing with Alicia Eler, author of THE SELFIE GENERATION. What exactly is a selfie, and why are they everywhere? Whether you happen...   More info

Custom Works

19 Jan 10:00 - 20 Jan 19:00 19 Jan 10:00 - 20 Jan 19:00 - Chicago Chicago
Dainese Dainese
Dainese has made custom suits for World Champions like Kenny Roberts Sr., Giacamo Agostini, Eddie Lawson, John Kocinski, Kevin Schwantz, Scott Russell, Max Biaggi, Marco...   More info

Resolution Andersonville 2018

19 Jan 11:00 - 21 Jan 18:00 19 Jan 11:00 - 21 Jan 18:00 - Chicago Chicago
Andersonville Andersonville
Whether you’re aiming for a new fitness routine, healthier eating, increased mindfulness, or finding your next great service provider, this weekend is designed to help you explore...   More info

Jake Broullard Personal Appearance at Nordstrom Michigan Avenue

19 Jan 11:00 - 18:00 19 Jan 11:00 - 18:00 - Chicago Chicago
Nordstrom Michigan Avenue Nordstrom Michigan Avenue
Meet Jake Broullard NARS Lead Makeup Artist, on Friday, January 19th through Saturday January 20th, 2018 from 11:00 am 6:00pm for an exclusive Spring Color event. Discover the...   More info

William Mazzarella - "The Mana of Mass Society" - WJT Mitchell

19 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 19 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
Effervescent with intellectual energy, Mazzarella’s 'Mana of Mass Society' is that exceedingly rare book that stands equal to its subject matter. More than a century after its...   More info

Cooking Class: Southeast Asia

19 Jan 18:30 - 21:30 19 Jan 18:30 - 21:30 - Chicago Chicago
Read It & Eat Read It & Eat
From Vietnam to Laos to Thailand to Malaysia, Southeast Asia offers a diverse and fascinating cultural crossroads that inspires its unique cuisine. Rooted in principles of Chinese...   More info

Free screening of Deep Red and Puppet Master's New Restoration

19 Jan 19:00 - 23:00 19 Jan 19:00 - 23:00 - Chicago Chicago
Bucket O' Blood Books and Records Bucket O' Blood Books and Records
Horror Society and Bucket O Blood present a FREE screening of both: The full, uncut integral version of the Argento classic DEEP RED! followed by Full Moon Features' new...   More info

Book Launch Party: Reasons for Smoking by Xandria Phillips

19 Jan 19:30 - 20:30 19 Jan 19:30 - 20:30 - Chicago Chicago
Women & Children First Bookstore Women & Children First Bookstore
Come celebrate the release of the new chapbook, Reasons for Smoking, by poet (and Women & Children First bookseller) Xandria Phillips. Reasons for Smoking is the winner of the the...   More info

March to the Polls Meet-up

20 Jan 08:00 - 09:00 20 Jan 08:00 - 09:00 - Chicago Chicago
Women & Children First Bookstore Women & Children First Bookstore
Women’s March Chicago, the historic and broad-reaching coalition which drew more than 250,000 people to Grant Park in January, 2017, is organizing March to the Polls. On January...   More info

Digging for Dinosaurs: A STEM Make-a-thon for Young Paleontolog

20 Jan 10:00 - 12:00 20 Jan 10:00 - 12:00 - Chicago Chicago
The Blue Lacuna The Blue Lacuna
Paige & Paxton STEM events are simply the best STEM experiences for kids. Period. Super fun and intentionally crafted, kids explore STEM concepts through the adorable puzzle piece...   More info

Author Demo: The Asheville Bee Charmer Cookbook

20 Jan 14:00 - 16:00 20 Jan 14:00 - 16:00 - Chicago Chicago
Read It & Eat Read It & Eat
Beekeepers Jillian Kelly and Kim Allen opened Asheville Bee Charmer in 2014, a locally owned company that offers customers small-batch, regionally based local and artisan honey...   More info

We: Reviving Social Hope by Ron Aronson at The Book Cellar

20 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 20 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 - Chicago Chicago
The Book Cellar The Book Cellar
Feeling a little pessemistic about politics? Come get inspired! The Book Cellar is excited to host Ron Aronson and his empowering new book, We: Reviving Social Hope...   More info

9 Pin No Tap Tournament

21 Jan 09:00 - 12:00 21 Jan 09:00 - 12:00 - Chicago Chicago
Waveland Bowl Waveland Bowl
Get ready for a jam packed weekend of entertainment and bowling! Mrs. Eda Bagel Crazed & Confused @ The Center On Halsted Saturday, January 20th 6PM-9PM $20.00 General Admission...   More info

Baking Class: Macarons

21 Jan 14:00 - 17:00 21 Jan 14:00 - 17:00 - Chicago Chicago
Read It & Eat Read It & Eat
These delicate French pastries have exploded in popularity in recent years. Uncover the long-kept secrets of making authentic and sweet Parisian-style macarons using the tips and...   More info

Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History with Tori Telfer (SOLD OUT)

21 Jan 16:00 - 18:00 21 Jan 16:00 - 18:00 - Chicago Chicago
Bucket O' Blood Books and Records Bucket O' Blood Books and Records
We are celebrating cold-blooded killers during the icy cold month of January! Join us for a darkly delightful discussion with author Tori Telfer, whose new book Lady Killers...   More info

Davines + Kaizen: Bridal Styling

22 Jan 09:00 - 16:00 22 Jan 09:00 - 16:00 - Chicago Chicago
Reverie Salon Reverie Salon
Map your style to create beautiful, balanced shapes. Master the foundation of setting hair by using 4 different techniques. Learn advanced back combing, back brushing and pinning...   More info

January Book Club

22 Jan 19:00 - 20:30 22 Jan 19:00 - 20:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Book Cellar The Book Cellar
For our January book club, we'll be reading A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare. Newcomers are always welcome! Just read the book and show up...   More info

Ceeres of Voices: Laura Engelstein - "Russia in Flames"

23 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 23 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
Laura Engelstein discusses her new book, Russia in Flames: War, Revolution, Civil War, 1914-1921, with Faith Hillis and Kenneth Pomranz. Presented in partnership with CEERES At...   More info

Patrisse Khan-Cullors in conversation with Charlene Carruthers

23 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 23 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - Chicago Chicago
Wilson Abbey Wilson Abbey
We're honored to host Patrisse Khan-Cullors in conversation with Charlene Carruthers. This event will include a reading, conversation, Q&A, and book-signing. From one of the co...   More info

Hungry for Stories #11 — Electric Arches ft. Eve L. Ewing

23 Jan 19:00 - 20:30 23 Jan 19:00 - 20:30 - Chicago Chicago
Read/Write Library Chicago Read/Write Library Chicago
Read/Write Library welcomes Dr. Eve L. Ewing to discuss her award-winning first collection of poetry, essays, and visual art, Electric Arches, cited by NPR, the Chicago Tribune...   More info

On Time and Art with Laura Letinsky and John Muse - Bill Brown

24 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 24 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
Join us for a conversation between Laura Letinsky and John Muse about time and art, moderated by Bill Brown At the Co-op About Time's Assignation : The Polaroid, now...   More info

Christian Picciolini and his book White American Youth

24 Jan 18:00 - 21:00 24 Jan 18:00 - 21:00 - Chicago Chicago
After-Words Bookstore After-Words Bookstore
A stunning look inside the world of violent hate groups by a onetime white supremacist leader. Shaken by a personal tragedy he realized the error of his ways and abandoned his...   More info

Building a Studio Archive: Tools and Digital Resources for Arts

24 Jan 18:00 - 21 Feb 20:00 24 Jan 18:00 - 21 Feb 20:00 - Chicago Chicago
Chicago Artists Coalition Chicago Artists Coalition
A two-part workshop taking place January 24 and February 21. The administrative tasks associated with applying for grants and residencies, preparing for an exhibition, or...   More info

Free Event - Birding Without Borders

24 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 24 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 - Chicago Chicago
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
6:00 pm Explore the museum's Birds of Paradise exhibition 6:30 pm Noah Strycker talk, book signing to follow In 2015, Noah Strycker became the first human to see more than half...   More info

Uptown Blooms with Alice's Table

24 Jan 18:30 - 20:30 24 Jan 18:30 - 20:30 - Chicago Chicago
Uptown Underground Uptown Underground
Get ready for a Spring feeling night in January as we bring out the flower power in all of you! Come out and learn the art of flower arranging with the wonderful team from Alice's...   More info

SENG Model Parent Group hosted by Chicago Grammar School

24 Jan 19:00 - 21 Mar 20:30 24 Jan 19:00 - 21 Mar 20:30 - Chicago Chicago
Chicago Grammar School (CGS) Chicago Grammar School (CGS)
SENG Model Parent Group Hosted by Chicago Grammar School Sign up here: http:/www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0f44a8ad2aa6fd0-raising SENG Model Parent Groups bring individuals...   More info

Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics

24 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 24 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - Chicago Chicago
Volumes Bookcafe Volumes Bookcafe
Join us in welcoming Nader Hashemi & Danny Postel as they discuss their new book, SECTARIANIZATION: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East. E ssential for anyone who wants...   More info

Author Conversation: Pamela Bannos & Donna Seaman

24 Jan 19:30 - 20:30 24 Jan 19:30 - 20:30 - Chicago Chicago
Women & Children First Bookstore Women & Children First Bookstore
Join us for a free author conversation featuring Pamela Bannos and Donna Seaman. Two authors will be discussing Pamela's new book, VIVIAN MAIER: A PHOTOGRAPHER'S LIFE AND...   More info

Executive Talks: Aymar Jean Christian

25 Jan 10:00 - 11:30 25 Jan 10:00 - 11:30 - Chicago Chicago
Stage 18 Chicago Stage 18 Chicago
Executive Talks: Aymar Jean Christian Assistant Professor, Northwestern University Founder & Head of Development, Open TV (beta) Author, Open TV: Innovation Beyond Hollywood and...   More info

Urban Readers: Matthew Epperson - "Smart Decarceration"

25 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 25 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
The Urban Readers Series presents Matthew Epperson, the editor of Smart Decarceration: Achieving Criminal Justice Transformation in the 21st Century, discusses this groundbreaking...   More info

Dr. Strangelove and A Clockwork Orange presented by TH/Cinema

25 Jan 19:00 - 23:59 25 Jan 19:00 - 23:59 - Chicago Chicago
Thalia Hall Thalia Hall
Roughly 50 years after their initial release, these classics remain relevant and compelling standouts among director Stanley Kubrick's relatively small but prolific catalog, each...   More info

Ted Prokash- The Journey to America's Wang Tour

25 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 25 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - Chicago Chicago
Bucket O' Blood Books and Records Bucket O' Blood Books and Records
Join author Ted Prokash and Mallory Smart for an intimate evening of readings. Let's hang out, have some drinks, listen to some music, discuss life and enjoy each other's company...   More info

2018 Groove Cruise Miami with Promo Code SkyDANCE

26 Jan 11:00 - 29 Jan 08:00 26 Jan 11:00 - 29 Jan 08:00 - Chicago Chicago
Salsa Bachata Chicago Salsa Bachata Chicago
Https:/facebook.com/SalsaBachataChicago In association with Promo Code SkyDANCE we proudly selected and recommended this music and dance event ... 2018 Groove Cruise Miami with...   More info

On Early Greek Philosophy - André Laks & Glenn W. Most

26 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 26 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
Join us in celebrating the new 9-volume Loeb edition on Early Greek Philosophy with editors André Laks and Chicago's own Glenn Most. Stay tuned for other ce-Loeb-rations at the Co...   More info

5 Rabbit Randy Mosher Book Signing

26 Jan 18:00 - 21:00 26 Jan 18:00 - 21:00 - Chicago Chicago
Bitter Pops Bitter Pops
5 Rabbit...   More info

Cooking Class: Handmade Pasta

26 Jan 18:30 - 21:30 26 Jan 18:30 - 21:30 - Chicago Chicago
Read It & Eat Read It & Eat
For the home cook, the idea of whipping up your own batch of homemade noodles may appear intimidating. But, in this class, Chef Ronak shows you the simple nature of crafting fresh...   More info

Poems for the People: Book/Vinyl Release

26 Jan 20:00 - 27 Jan 22:00 26 Jan 20:00 - 27 Jan 22:00 - Chicago Chicago
Steppenwolf Theatre Company Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Growing Concerns Poetry Collective celebrates the release of its first book Five Fifths, a collection of poetry of McKenzie Chinn and Mykele Deville, alongside text from the...   More info

Piobagusfidil (pipes n fiddle) at City News Cafe

27 Jan 10:00 - 12:00 27 Jan 10:00 - 12:00 - Chicago Chicago
City News Cafe City News Cafe
Coming up at the City News Cafe Saturday, January 27, 2018, 10am-12pm! We will be playing Irish traditional music on uilleann pipes and fiddle on a Saturday morning! Come on by...   More info

Cooking Class: Regional Florida

27 Jan 11:00 - 14:00 27 Jan 11:00 - 14:00 - Chicago Chicago
Read It & Eat Read It & Eat
From Florida’s Latin influences to its rich seafood delicacies, The Sunshine State brings together numerous cultural influences and cuisines from different regions of the world...   More info

Meet RaD Lab Artist Nnenna Okore

27 Jan 14:30 - 16:30 27 Jan 14:30 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
Chicago Public Library- Albany Park Branch Chicago Public Library- Albany Park Branch
Threewalls in partnership with Nnenna Okore presents: Learning to Love the EARTH More Albany Park Public Library, Chicago (Meeting Room) 3401 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60625 Is...   More info

Author Story Time: Lost and Found Cat by Amy Shrodes

27 Jan 15:00 - 16:00 27 Jan 15:00 - 16:00 - Chicago Chicago
Women & Children First Bookstore Women & Children First Bookstore
Join us for an all-ages story time with the author in celebration of this timely picture book. In Lost and Found Cat, an Iraqi family is forced to flee their home, secretly...   More info

Toussaint Losier - "Rethinking the American Prison Movement"

27 Jan 15:00 - 16:30 27 Jan 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
Rethinking the American Prison Movement depicts the interplay of democracy, enslavement, and imprisonment. Its emphasis on the agency of the incarcerated, and the efficacy of...   More info

Jennifer Stoever - "The Sonic Color Line" - Tara Betts

27 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 27 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
57th Street Books 57th Street Books
Jennifer Stoever discusses her new novel The Sonic Color Line: Race and the Cultural Politics of Listening. She will be joined in conversation by Tara Betts. At 57th Street Books...   More info

The Kate's warm up the Book Cellar in Jan.

27 Jan 19:00 - 20:30 27 Jan 19:00 - 20:30 - Chicago Chicago
the kates the kates
The 2nd Friday of the Month is for the KATE'S! 10 Years of Comedy in the heart of Lincoln Square! Get to the Book Cellar early for a seat and A Drink! 7pm show starts! $10...   More info

Quimby’s 2018 Zlumber Party

27 Jan 21:30 - 28 Jan 06:30 27 Jan 21:30 - 28 Jan 06:30 - Chicago Chicago
Quimby's Bookstore Quimby's Bookstore
Hey zinesters and comics artists! Come to our Zlumber Party (as in Zine Slumber Party)! This is the seventh year in a row we’re inviting you to come in and spend the night with us...   More info

WOKS FOR DINNER

28 Jan 10:00 28 Jan 10:00 - Chicago Chicago
Williams Sonoma Lincoln Park Williams Sonoma Lincoln Park
Join us for our exclusive Woks for Dinner event! For $30 you’ll grab a quick healthy meal, learn how to prepare a delicious dinner that your family will love and leave with your...   More info

Book Tour Chicago

28 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 28 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 - Chicago Chicago
Chill Meditation + Massage Chill Meditation + Massage
Spend a Night with Me Live & In Person! Here’s what you can expect: -I’ll give a talk on how to Boost your Boutique in 2018 and the 4 steps to maximize your year. -I’ll teach...   More info

Sarah Eide Single Release Show at The Hideout

28 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 28 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 - Chicago Chicago
Hideout Inn Hideout Inn
Sarah Eide Single Release Show ft. Layla Frankel and Joe George Sun 1/28 7pm 21 http:/ticketf.ly/2kr104j Sarah Eide http:/saraheide.com Layla Frankel https:/laylafrankel.com...   More info

Ganesh Sitaraman - "The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution"

29 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 29 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
Ganesh Sitaraman discusses The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution: Why Economic Inequality Threatens Our Republic. Presented in partnership with the Chicago Lawyer Chapter...   More info

Hilarious Comedy Jokes: A Workshop with Anne Elizabeth Moore

29 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 29 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Chicago Chicago
Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co. Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co.
Join us for our latest FRESH INK event, Hilarious Comedy Jokes: A Writing and Drawing Workshop with Anne Elizabeth Moore, a public workshop for ages 6 ! Beat the winter doldrums...   More info

The Ring of Truth & Other Myths of Sex & Jewelry

30 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 30 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
Newberry Library Newberry Library
Why are sex and jewelry, particularly rings, so often connected? Why do rings continually appear in stories about marriage and adultery, love and betrayal, loss and recovery...   More info

Chris Glomski and Patrick Morrissey - "Lit Up" and "World Music"

30 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 30 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
Chris Glomski and Patrick Morrissey read from their latest collections, Lit Up and World Music At the Co-op About Lit Up : Poetry. There are fissures in quotidian details...   More info

You Are Psychic Workshop w/ Rebecca Schoenecker

31 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 31 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - Chicago Chicago
Space Oddities Chicago Space Oddities Chicago
You Are Psychic. It’s true! We all are. Dumb society tried to take away our sixth sense ( stick to the facts, Jack! ) but we rebel! Right here and now! We WILL reclaim the power...   More info

Tenx9chicago Storytelling "No One Ever Told Me"

31 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 31 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - Chicago Chicago
Kibbitznest Books, Brews & Blarney Kibbitznest Books, Brews & Blarney
Free & Open to the...   More info

Public Newsroom #49: Help Design a New Podcast on State Politics

01 Feb 18:00 - 20:00 01 Feb 18:00 - 20:00 - Chicago Chicago
Build Coffee Build Coffee
2018 is a big year for local elections in Illinois. Races this year include: governor, states attorney and state representative. Media coverage of these events is often...   More info

Congrats on Your Success, February!

01 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 01 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - Chicago Chicago
Congrats On Your Success Comedy (CoYS) Congrats On Your Success Comedy (CoYS)
FREE, BYOB Comedy! Thursday December 7th, 2017! (every first Thursday of the month!) @ Uncharted Books 2620 N Milwaukee Ave steps away from the Logan Square Blue Line stop 7...   More info

Her Body and Other Parties Discussion

01 Feb 19:30 - 20:00 01 Feb 19:30 - 20:00 - Chicago Chicago
Volumes Bookcafe Volumes Bookcafe
The holidays are a busy time for everyone, so we're trying something new: All three of our book clubs will be reading the same (amazing) book! Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen...   More info

Book Launch Party: Bill Ayers & Crystal Laura

01 Feb 19:30 - 20:30 01 Feb 19:30 - 20:30 - Chicago Chicago
Women & Children First Bookstore Women & Children First Bookstore
Join us as we welcome Bill Ayers and Crystal Laura to celebrate the launch of their new book, You Can't Fire the Bad Ones: And 18 Other Myths about Teachers, Teachers Unions, and...   More info

Am I Man Enough?: A Storytelling / Podcasting Show

02 Feb 19:30 - 20:30 02 Feb 19:30 - 20:30 - Chicago Chicago
Women & Children First Bookstore Women & Children First Bookstore
Eight storytellers will share personal stories that critically examine the culture of toxic masculinity as well as the construction of masculinity and manhood. A panel discussion...   More info

Book Concert in Logan Square

03 Feb 14:00 - 15:00 03 Feb 14:00 - 15:00 - Chicago Chicago
City Lit Books City Lit Books
Part activity book, part songbook, part textbook Songs For Learning! gives kids a ton of ways to have fun while learning, and will have them singing along the whole time (and...   More info

Love Lettering: Hand-Lettering Valentines with Cristina Vanko

03 Feb 14:00 - 15:00 03 Feb 14:00 - 15:00 - Chicago Chicago
Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co. Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co.
Craft hand-lettered valentines for your loved ones-romantic or platonic-with hand-lettering guru Cristina Vanko! Our latest FRESH INK community workshop, Love Lettering: A Hand...   More info

Samira Ahmed - "Love, Hate, and Other Filters"

03 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 03 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
57th Street Books 57th Street Books
A heartbreakingly beautiful debut that weaves together the rush of new love, the shock of old hatred, the pressure of protective parents and the culture clash between generations...   More info

Reading and Conversation with Jen Bervin and Matthew Goulish

03 Feb 16:00 - 17:30 03 Feb 16:00 - 17:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
Silk Poems by Jen Bervin takes silk as subject and form, exploring its cultural, scientific, and linguistic complexities. Bervin’s composition corresponds to the DNA structure of...   More info

Davines + Kaizen: Dimension with Intention

04 Feb 09:00 - 06 Feb 16:00 04 Feb 09:00 - 06 Feb 16:00 - Chicago Chicago
Reverie Salon Reverie Salon
Are you looking for purpose to support your color placement? Join our team for an intensive look at dimensional color. This seminar will explore the why and how behind color...   More info

David L. Carlson & Landis Blair - "The Hunting Accident"

04 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 04 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
57th Street Books 57th Street Books
Author David L. Carlson and Illustrator Landis Blair discuss The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry. They will be joined in conversation by Bill Ayers and Charlie...   More info

Dan Ramirez - "Certainty and Doubt"

04 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 04 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
Color. Surface. Shape. Light. Dramatic statements not loud, but assured. Impressive. Seemingly immoveable. The graphite surfaces glow and reflect light Dark sections smother and...   More info

Kate Masur - "They Knew Lincoln" - Adam Green

05 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 05 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
Scholars and the general reader are indebted to Kate Masur for making this out-of-print classic available once more. Her invaluable, comprehensive introduction expertly...   More info

Sip & Stitch Night!

06 Feb 17:00 - 18:30 06 Feb 17:00 - 18:30 - Chicago Chicago
Volumes Bookcafe Volumes Bookcafe
It's back! Sip & Stitch has made its return to Volumes Bookcafe! Come in and spend your winter being cozy together while making cozy things! Whether you're a beginner knitter...   More info

Neda Maghbouleh - "The Limits of Whiteness" - Alex Shams

06 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 06 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
Neda Maghbouleh discusses The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian Americans & the Everyday Politics of Race. She will be joined in conversation by Alex Shams. At the Co-op About the...   More info

Lit Syndicate #33: They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us

06 Feb 18:30 - 20:30 06 Feb 18:30 - 20:30 - Chicago Chicago
Unabridged Bookstore Unabridged Bookstore
January's book club pick is Hanif Abdurraqib's urgent and much beloved collection of essays They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us. Complimentary wine and sweets from Vanille...   More info

Sue Burke - Semiosis Book Launch

06 Feb 19:00 - 22:00 06 Feb 19:00 - 22:00 - Chicago Chicago
Volumes Bookcafe Volumes Bookcafe
Join us as we host the book release of SEMIOSIS by Sue Burke! Sue Burke has worked as a reporter and editor for a variety of newspapers and magazines, and SEMIOSIS is her debut...   More info

Ben Austen High-Risers Book Release Party at The Promontory

06 Feb 19:00 - 22:00 06 Feb 19:00 - 22:00 - Chicago Chicago
The Promontory The Promontory
ALL AGES FREE The Promontory and author Ben Austen invite you to celebrate the release of his new book High-Risers Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing (Harper...   More info

I Love You But I've Chosen Comics 25% Off Sale

07 Feb 11:00 - 13 Feb 19:00 07 Feb 11:00 - 13 Feb 19:00 - Chicago Chicago
CHALLENGERS Comics + Conversation CHALLENGERS Comics + Conversation
You know how this goes-25 OFF EVERYTHING IN THE STORE for a full week. If you spend over $100 (pre-tax) you qualify for a FREE I Love You But I've Chosen Comics t-shirt! This year...   More info

Katie Watson - "Scarlet A" - Steve Chapman

07 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 07 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
Katie Watson discusses Scarlet A: The Ethics, Law, & Politics of Ordinary Abortion At the Co-op About the book: Although Roe v. Wade identified abortion as a constitutional...   More info

Bloody Reads #25: Hell Hound

07 Feb 21:00 - 23:00 07 Feb 21:00 - 23:00 - Chicago Chicago
Bucket O' Blood Books and Records Bucket O' Blood Books and Records
We got our hands on the first ever re-issue of the 1977 horror novel, Hell Hound!! Get ready to experience something VERY different! Meet Baxter, a sociopathic bull terrier on...   More info

A Conversation with Chef Judson Todd Allen

08 Feb 11:45 - 13:45 08 Feb 11:45 - 13:45 - Chicago Chicago
The Standard Club The Standard Club
A Conversation with Chef Judson Todd Allen Thursday February 8th starting at 11:45am Celebrity Chef Judson Todd Allen presents the diet that helped him lose 160 pounds...   More info

Gail Lukasik - "White Like Her"

08 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 08 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
57th Street Books 57th Street Books
Lukasik, bravely and eloquently, writes with a researcher's eye and a daughter’s heart. In righting her own history, Lukasik graciously affords us the opportunity to right out own...   More info

Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, From Godzilla to Kurosawa

08 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 08 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
Japan America Society of Chicago (JASC) Japan America Society of Chicago (JASC)
About the Program Mr. Godziszewski will explain the reasons for writing the book, explain the origin of the project (an interesting story that involves a totally by chance...   More info

Ben Austen - "High Risers"

08 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 08 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
Ben Austen discusses High Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing. At the Co-op About the book: High-Risers braids personal narratives, city politics, and...   More info

You Can't Fire the Bad Ones!

08 Feb 19:00 - 22:00 08 Feb 19:00 - 22:00 - Chicago Chicago
Volumes Bookcafe Volumes Bookcafe
Two authors of YOU CAN'T FIRE THE BAD ONES! Crystal Laura and Bill Ayers, will be here to read and discuss their book. William Ayers is an author, activist, and educator whose...   More info

Bob Saget at Thalia Hall

08 Feb 19:00 - 23:59 08 Feb 19:00 - 23:59 - Chicago Chicago
Thalia Hall Thalia Hall
Yes, Bob Saget has starred in many successful television shows, including two of the most family-friendly shows network TV has ever produced ( Full House and Americas Funniest...   More info

Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History with Tori Telfer(SOLD OUT)

08 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 08 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - Chicago Chicago
Bucket O' Blood Books and Records Bucket O' Blood Books and Records
We are celebrating cold-blooded killers during these icy cold months! Join us for a darkly delightful discussion with author Tori Telfer, whose new book Lady Killers investigates...   More info

Goodwin Lecture: Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

08 Feb 19:30 - 21:30 08 Feb 19:30 - 21:30 - Chicago Chicago
Northeastern Illinois University Northeastern Illinois University
Journalism icons and authors Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein will participate in a conversation about current events as Northeastern Illinois University presents the third...   More info

Lisa Page - "We Wear the Mask" - Jamie Kalven

09 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 09 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
The experiences of passing chronicled in We Wear the Mask offer a prism through which to understand the numerous ways we all pass in our personal and professional lives. Los...   More info

The Kate's Take February & some Hearts!

09 Feb 19:00 - 20:30 09 Feb 19:00 - 20:30 - Chicago Chicago
the kates the kates
2nd Fridays of the month mean it's KATE'S TIME! 7pm Show $10 Suggested Donation at the door! Lindsay LaVine Erica Reid Adrienne Gunn Brittany Meyer Kelly Bolton Leah Eva...   More info

Machine Madness: A STEM Make-a-thon on Simple Machines

10 Feb 10:00 - 12:00 10 Feb 10:00 - 12:00 - Chicago Chicago
The Blue Lacuna The Blue Lacuna
Get ready for Machine Madness: A STEM Make-a-thon on the Marvels of Simple Machines Paige & Paxton STEM events are simply the best STEM experiences for kids. Period. Super fun...   More info

Storytime with Author/Illustrator Jay Fleck - "Tilly & Tank"

10 Feb 10:30 - 12:00 10 Feb 10:30 - 12:00 - Chicago Chicago
57th Street Books 57th Street Books
An endearing picture-book debut about tolerance and the assumption of enmity instead of friendship. Kirkus Reviews Jay Fleck reads Tilly and Tank At 57th Street Books About...   More info

Gloria Chao - "American Panda" - Susan Blumberg Kason

10 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 10 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
57th Street Books 57th Street Books
Gloria Chao discusses her book American Panda. She will be joined in conversation by Susan Blumberg-Kason. At 57th Street Books. About the book: An incisive, laugh-out-loud...   More info

Crystal Laura & William Ayers - "You Can't Fire the Bad Ones!"

10 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 10 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
A methodical dismantling of the coordinated tenets of the free market assault on public education A valuable compendium of responses to the shallow, classist hostility to public...   More info

A Celebration of Science & Reason - Chicago

10 Feb 20:00 - 22:30 10 Feb 20:00 - 22:30 - Chicago Chicago
The Chicago Theatre The Chicago Theatre
Sam Harris & Lawrence Krauss are two of the worlds most respected scientists, authors and biggest draws in secular humanism. They will share the stage with Matt Dillahunty, a...   More info

Emily Ecton - "The Ambrose Deception"

11 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 11 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
57th Street Books 57th Street Books
Emily Ecton writes stories that feel like good friends this is a timelessly fun, funny adventure. Adam Rex, author of The True Meaning of Smekday Emily Ecton discusses her new...   More info

Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History with Tori Telfer(SOLD OUT)

11 Feb 16:00 - 18:00 11 Feb 16:00 - 18:00 - Chicago Chicago
Bucket O' Blood Books and Records Bucket O' Blood Books and Records
Back by popular demand! Join us for Lady Killers-Valentine's Edition!! Share in a darkly delightful discussion with author Tori Telfer, whose new book Lady Killers investigates...   More info

Excited Utterance: February 2018

11 Feb 17:30 - 19:00 11 Feb 17:30 - 19:00 - Chicago Chicago
Uncharted Books Uncharted Books
Excited Utterance is the brainchild of poet, educator, journalist, singer and songwriter, Larry O. Dean. A longtime presence on the spoken word circuit, Dean is no stranger to...   More info

Jo Walton - "Starlings" - Ada Palmer

12 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 12 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
57th Street Books 57th Street Books
Exquisitely written feats of imagination, each one leaving an impression long after it’s done. Kelley Armstrong, author of Rituals and Led Astray This collection of fiction and...   More info

Assata's Daughters Fundraiser - w. Eve Ewing, Hanif Abdurraqib

12 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 12 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - Chicago Chicago
Volumes Bookcafe Volumes Bookcafe
Join four renowned poets for a special reading to raise funds for Assata's Daughters. Hanif Abdurraqib, Tara Betts, Eve L. Ewing and José Olivarez will share their work for one...   More info


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