Children’s Books from Mexico / Libros infantiles de México

Virtual Chicago, IL, United States

This virtual program will be presented in Spanish and English, with English subtitles. The program will be available to view on our YouTube channel starting on 4/2; we will send the URL to registrants. In celebration of International Children’s Book Day, join us for insight into the Newberry's little-known collection of Spanish-language books for children […]

FREE

Writing About Empire: Literature, History, and the American Past

Newberry Library 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, IL, United States

This program will be held in-person at the Newberry and livestreamed on Zoom. The online version of this event will be live captioned. Please register below. In-Person Registration Livestream Registration How do novelists and historians write about war, empire, and power? How do they translate deep research into compelling narrative? How do they think about […]

FREE

Book Talk: Ballpark

Chicago Architecture Center 111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL, United States

What can Chicago’s ballparks tell us about the evolution of our city? Pulitzer Prize winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger will discuss the connection between American cities and America’s favorite pastime. […]

$15

Walk Like a Preservationist

Chicago Architecture Center 111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL, United States

How can you look at an historic building and know that it should be preserved or landmarked? Join Adam Rubin, CAC Director of Interpretation, and member of the Commission on […]

$15

The People’s Tongue: Music &Words in Celebration

American Writers Museum 180 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL, United States

Join us at the American Writers Museum for musical performances and readings in celebration of the 2023 anthology "The People's Tongue: Americans and the English Language." The event will begin with a short performance by Paquito D'Rivera, renowned Cuban-American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist and composer and Fareed Haque, Pakistani-Chilean-American jazz and classical guitarist, followed by discussion […]

$15 – $45