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September

Sep
23

Hyde Park Jazz Festival

Saturday, September 23 @ 1:00pm – Sunday, September 24, 2017 @ 5:00pm at Hyde Park Neighborhood Midway Plaisance between Ellis and Woodlawn 60637 Chicago , IL

The 11th annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival features over 150 local, national, and international jazz musicians performing two full days of FREE non-stop jazz music in the historic center of Chicago's jazz community - Hyde Park.

October

Oct
11

Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner

Wednesday, October 11 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm at The Forum 725 W. Roosevelt Road 60608 Chicago , IL

Billed as “the smartest event of the year,” by Crain’s Chicago Business, the annual Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner is beloved by bibliophiles everywhere.

Oct
19
Screening Event: Against All Odds: A Fight for a Black Middle Class

Screening Event: Against All Odds: A Fight for a Black Middle Class

Thursday, October 19 @ 7:00pm – 9:30pm at Logan Theatre 2646 N Milwaukee Ave. 60647 Chicago , IL

Join Chicago Ideas and WBEZ for a screening of Against All Odds: A Fight for a Black Middle Class. In this film, acclaimed journalist Bob Herbert explores the often heroic efforts of black families to pursue the American dream in the face of unrelenting barriers.

November

Nov
1
WBEZ’s Podcast Passport Presents: Reveal Live

WBEZ’s Podcast Passport Presents: Reveal Live

Wednesday, November 1 @ 7:00pm – 8:30pm at Reva and David Logan Center for Arts at the University of Chicago 915 E 60th St 60637 Chicago , IL

While covering a political protest in Berkeley, California, on August 27, 2017, Reveal Host Al Letson found himself lying on top of a far right provocateur, shielding him from a violent beating by Antifa.

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