"Hamilton" has taken Broadway by storm! As the thrilling Broadway musical comes to Chicago, historian and Broadway maven Barry Bradford offers a unique multimedia look at the true story of Alexander Hamilton, a fascinating background to the production and an introduction to the musical itself.
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Join Peter Garino, Artistic Director of The Shakespeare Project of Chicago, as he gives a background on The Bard, utilizing excerpts of Shakespeare's plays in context. The PERFECT introduction to the 22nd Season of the Shakespeare Project's season, which begins October 21st.
Like Water for Chocolate - 1992, Rated R, 105 min. - A couple is blocked from marrying by the demands of the woman's cold and selfish mother. To be near his love, the man marries her sister, and she expresses her passion for him through her cooking. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Area organizations and various resource providers staff information tables offering assistance to veterans, especially those who have served in recent conflicts.
Drop in for our year-round short program of stories, songs, and rhymes followed by playtime. Ages 0-2 with a grownup.
Bring your family and friends as we crank up the tunes and boogie down in the library! Its fun for the whole family to dance with your little ones! No registration needed. DJ Miss Cate will be spinning all the best tunes from our terrific music collection. Ages 0 and up with an adult.
Pick up free tickets in KidSpace 30 minutes ahead of time. Seating is limited.
Kids and families are welcome to enjoy some breakfast treats as we play Bingo. Enjoy a kick start to your weekend with a morning of family fun at the library.
Skype with the author whose innovative exercises, inspired true success stories, and online components will shift your thinking and prompt insights that turn under performing geniuses into accomplished artists.
Marsha Peterson-Maas, a forensic genealogist, presents a
slide-lecture on the use of DNA testing in genealogy research.