Week of September 25, 2016

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Tenth Annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival

Tenth Annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival

Sat Sep 24, 1:00 PM to Sun Sep 25, 12:00 AM

Various locations in arts and cultural venues throughout the Hyde Park neighborhood

The 10th Annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival features some of Chicago’s most critically acclaimed artists as well as nationally and internationally recognized jazz talents. Presented on 14 stages across Hyde Park—including two stages on the Midway Plaisance, Logan Center for the Arts, and Oriental Institute Museum—this one-of-a-kind two-day free festival presents more than 30 live jazz performances in a variety of indoor and outdoor settings, film screenings, a dance floor, picnic areas, food vendors, and artisan booths. See hydeparkjazzfestival.org for complete information. 

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09/24/2016 - 1:00pm to 09/25/2016 - 12:00am
 
 
 
Audition for UT's Autumn Season!

Audition for UT's Autumn Season!

Tue Sep 27, 7:00 PM to Wed Sep 28, 10:00 PM

Cobb Hall, 3rd Floor, 5811 South Ellis Avenue

University Theater is open to all current University of Chicago students, regardless of major. Every quarter is a new opportunity to get involved and start learning, making friends, and making art! Sides are now available! (But preperation is not required.)

http://arts.uchicago.edu/theater-and-performance-studies/performing-grou...

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09/27/2016 - 7:00pm to 09/28/2016 - 10:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Midnight Madness on 57th Street

Midnight Madness on 57th Street

Sat Sep 24, 9:00 PM to Sun Sep 25, 12:00 AM

57th Street Between Lake Park and South Woodlawn Avenues

Need some retail therapy or a late night bite to eat? Tonight’s the night to discover 57th Street!!! Businesses, including Powell’s Books Chicago, Noodles, Etc., the Medici Restaurant and Bakery, Z&H Market Café, Cemitas, and 57th St Books will welcome students with extended hours and once-a-year deals. Check out the madness! You’ll see why this has quickly become a back-toschool tradition.

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09/24/2016 - 9:00pm to 09/25/2016 - 12:00am
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9am
Bagels & Books: An Open House for Lutheran Campus Ministry

Bagels & Books: An Open House for Lutheran Campus Ministry

Sun Sep 25,
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, 5550 South Woodlawn Avenue

An open house for Lutheran Campus Ministry! Bagels, coffee, and free books! Come for breakfast and conversation, and/or join us for Augustana worship at 8:15 am or 10:45 am. All are welcome, always!

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09/25/2016 -
9:30am to 10:30am
 
10am
Sunday Morning: Wings, Talk Shows and Football

Sunday Morning: Wings, Talk Shows and Football

Sun Sep 25,
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Institute of Politics, 5707 South Woodlawn Avenue

Fall Sundays at the IOP mean two things: pro football and political talk shows. Head over to the house Sunday morning to grab some wings, watch the political Sunday shows, and tune in to the NFL games.

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09/25/2016 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
 
Worship and Lunch

Worship and Lunch

Sun Sep 25,
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Living Hope Church, 6414 South Cottage Grove Avenue

Join students from the Living Hope RSO and families from Hyde Park as well as Woodlawn, where a beautiful mix of cultures and classes are worshiping and working together, sharing resources and responsibilities as one family in the grace of Jesus. Visit LivingHopeChicago.org for our shuttle bus schedule.

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09/25/2016 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
 
11am
Roman Catholic Mass

Roman Catholic Mass

Sun Sep 25,
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Calvert House (Catholic Student Center), 5735 South University Avenue

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5:00 - 6:00 PM
9:00 - 10:00 PM
(repeated every Sunday)

Join the Roman Catholic community on campus for mass and refreshments. This Sunday schedule is the academic year liturgy schedule.

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09/25/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Spiritual Life Open House & Lunch

Spiritual Life Open House & Lunch

Tue Sep 27,
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 East 59th Street, Suite 034

From Atheist to Zoroastrian, our office serves everyone! Drop in to pick up information, learn about the resources available to you through Spiritual Life, meet our staff and student leaders of religious and spiritual groups on campus and check out our offerings and space, including a meditation room!

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09/27/2016 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
 
2pm
 
 
Tenth Annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival

Tenth Annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival

Sun Sep 25,
2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Various locations in arts and cultural venues throughout the Hyde Park neighborhood

(See the 9/24 listing of this event or visit hydeparkjazzfestival.org for more details.)

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09/25/2016 -
2:00pm to 8:00pm
 
3pm
Skeptical Sunday

Skeptical Sunday

Sun Sep 25,
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, Suite 034, 1212 East 59th Street

Join the Secular Student Alliance for a discussion of contemporary secular and skeptical issues, including information about how to get involved at both campus and national levels!

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09/25/2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
 
 
Center for College Student Success Open House

Center for College Student Success Open House

Wed Sep 28,
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Harper Memorial Library, West Tower 406, 1116 East 59th Street

The Center for College Student Success (CCSS) provides advising, resources, and support to students in the College, especially those who are first in their family to attend college, from lower-income backgrounds or who may be undocumented or DACAmented. Stop by our open house to enjoy some refreshments, meet our staff, and learn more about the resources we have to offer.

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09/28/2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
 
 
 
Student Activities and Resource Fair

Student Activities and Resource Fair

Fri Sep 30,
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Main Quad, East 58th Street and Greenwood AvenueRain Location: Henry Crown Field House, 5550 South University Avenue

The Student Activities and Resource Fair serves as a way to help new students begin to make the most of their UChicago experience by introducing them to involvement and student employment opportunities! Looking for a job? This is a great time to connect with some University departments and outside organizations that have employment opportunities available. Résumés are encouraged but no required. Looking to get involved on campus?

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09/30/2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
 
4pm
Tea & Pipes

Tea & Pipes

Tue Sep 27,
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 South Woodlawn Avenue

Come every Tuesday, help yourself to a cup of tea, and listen to music from around the world on the University’s grand 8,565 pipe E.M. Skinner organ. If you are a good pianist, consider taking organ lessons!

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09/27/2016 -
4:30pm to 5:00pm
 
 
 
Center for College Student Success Launch Party and Open House

Center for College Student Success Launch Party and Open House

Wed Sep 28,
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Harper Quadrangle, Behind Harper Memorial Library, 1116 East 59th Street

Join Dean Boyer and other members of the College administration for a cookout, music, and games to celebrate the beginning of another great academic year. All College students are invited to join the festivities. Free, class-specific giveaways will be handed out to the first 300 students in each class, so be sure to arrive early. Please bring your UCID and check in at the registration table.

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09/28/2016 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
 
Center for Identity + Inclusion Welcome (Back) Party

Center for Identity + Inclusion Welcome (Back) Party

Wed Sep 28,
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Center for Identity + Inclusion, 5710 South Woodlawn Avenue

New and returning students, faculty, and staff are invited to celebrate the start of the academic year at the Center for Identity + Inclusion. Enjoy the opportunity to meet and get to know members of the University community from across campus, learn about the programs and exciting opportunities and services offered by the center and build community. Hors d’ouevres reception.

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09/28/2016 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
 
 
 
College Kickoff

College Kickoff

Wed Sep 28,
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Harper Quadrangle, Behind Harper Memorial Library, 1116 East 59th Street

Join Dean Boyer and other members of the College administration for a cookout, music, and games to celebrate the beginning of another great academic year. All College students are invited to join the festivities. Free, class-specific giveaways will be handed out to the first 300 students in each class, so be sure to arrive early. Please bring your UCID and check in at the registration table.

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09/28/2016 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
 
5pm
Blessing of Backpacks, Bikes, and Brains, Plus Holy Eucharist and Supper

Blessing of Backpacks, Bikes, and Brains, Plus Holy Eucharist and Supper

Sun Sep 25,
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Brent House, 5540 South Woodlawn Avenue

For centuries the church has blessed nearly everything. Your time has come! Bring your backpacks, electronic devices, bikes, your whole selves (including your brains)-all the (portable) things-to this special service as we prepare for a new academic year. Be our guest for a free vegetarian supper afterwards. Blessing of everything this week, Eucharist and supper and other programming thereafter!

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09/25/2016 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 
Inflata-Dorm

Inflata-Dorm

Thu Sep 29,
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Smart Museum of Art, 5550 South Greenwood Avenue

Back-to-school BBQ celebrates art and architecture. Build a gigantic inflatable dorm sculpture inspired by Jeanne Gang’s design for the new Campus North Residence Hall and play in an architectural-themed cornhole tournament. Plus, Chicago-style hot dogs and cake! 

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09/29/2016 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
 
7pm
InterVarsity Game Night

InterVarsity Game Night

Sun Sep 25,
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, Suite 034, 1212 East 59th Street

Join InterVarsity Christian Fellowship for a night of community and worship. Students from all faith backgrounds and all denominations are welcome. The music will be a blend of contemporary Christian worship songs and traditional hymns. Come enjoy a relaxing time to unwind, reflect, and make new friends before classes start!

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09/25/2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
 
 
Opening Reception: There Was A Whole Collection Made

Opening Reception: There Was A Whole Collection Made

Wed Sep 28,
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Smart Museum of Art, 5550 South Greenwood Avenue

The first public look at an inspiring collection of photography. Spanning the very earliest days of the medium to the near-present day, the special exhibition There was a whole collection made mines the Estate of Lester and Betty Guttman’s 2014 gift of 830 photographic works by 414 artists to the Smart Museum and introduces this vital new resource to scholars and the public.

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09/28/2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
 
9pm
 
ArtsPass Exclusive: The Hutchins Plan

ArtsPass Exclusive: The Hutchins Plan

Fri Sep 30,
9:30 PM to 10:30 PM

The Revival, 1160 East 55th Street

Join us at The Revival - the improv and sketch comedy club at the birthplace of the art form. Named for former University of Chicago President Robert Maynard Hutchins, this show features an ensemble of UChicago improvisers alongside a rotating cast of Special Guests for an evening of hilarious Chicago-style improv comedy. For more information and to get tickets, visit artspass.uchicago.edu. $5 includes admission to the show and free pizza.

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09/30/2016 -
9:30pm to 10:30pm