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April

Apr
30
An Evening with Amy Dickinson

An Evening with Amy Dickinson

Sunday, April 30 @ 7:00pm – 10:00pm at Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre 2433 N Lincoln Ave. 60614 Chicago , IL

"Ask Amy" advice columnist Amy Dickinson joins legendary newsman Bill Kurtis for an onstage conversation about life, love, the joy of living in Chicago, and the perils of appearing on Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me!.

May

May
10
Screening Event: "Contact" with WBEZ's Nerdette and Jill Tarter

Screening Event: "Contact" with WBEZ's Nerdette and Jill Tarter

Wednesday, May 10 @ 6:30pm – 9:30pm at Logan Theatre 2646 N Milwaukee Ave 60647 Chicago , IL

Join Chicago Ideas & WBEZ for a screening of the film Contact, followed by a Q&A with WBEZ's Nerdette podcast and the SETI Institute's Jill Tarter, who is the basis for Jodie Foster's character in the film.

May
10
Sound Opinions at the Movies: Wayne’s World

Sound Opinions at the Movies: Wayne’s World

Wednesday, May 10 @ 7:00pm – 10:00pm at The Music Box Theater 3733 N. Southport Avenue 60613 Chicago , IL

In 1992, director Penelope Spheeris brought Wayne and Garth out of the basement and onto the big screen with Wayne’s World.

May
24
Laura Kipnis: Sex on Campus

Laura Kipnis: Sex on Campus

Wednesday, May 24 @ 6:00pm – 7:00pm at Studebaker Theater 410 S Michigan Ave. 60605 Chicago , IL

Sex is once again a lightning rod on college campuses, from alarming sexual assault statistics to controversies over free speech and "trigger warnings." In partnership with Chicago Humanities Festival, WBEZ hosts Northwestern University professor Laura Kipnis for a discussion ad

June

Jun
19

Deep State: Persecution or Paranoia

Monday, June 19 @ 6:00pm – 7:15pm at Chicago Council on Global Affairs Conference Center 130 East Randolph Street 60601 Chicago , IL

Michael J. Glennon, Professor of International Law, The Fletcher School, Tufts University; Mike Lofgren, Former Senior Analyst, United States Congress. Moderated by Jerome McDonnell, Host, Worldview, WBEZ.

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