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October

Oct
7

Inherit Chicago's World Dumpling Fest

Saturday, October 7 @ 11:00am – 5:00pm at Millennium Park Chase Promenade South 121 N LaSalle St. 60602 Chicago , IL

Chicago’s most cherished ethnic restaurants converge for World Dumpling Fest, the opening celebration of Inherit Chicago, featuring The Chow Bros, Ethiopian Diamond and more!

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
16
Chicago Ideas Week

Chicago Ideas Week

Monday, October 16 @ 8:00am – Friday, October 20, 2017 @ 7:00pm at Various Venues Across Chicago 205 E. Randolph Street 60601 Chicago , IL

This October 16-22, Chicago Ideas Week will host over 200 globally renowned leaders in design, civic leadership, business and more. Nearly 30 onstage programs will focus on a wide range of topics, from city planning, education and fashion to entrepreneurship, civic activism and culture.

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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