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April 2019

Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit

April 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
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Visit the "Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit" with the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial to learn about the 3 years, 8 months and 20 days, that led to more than two million Cambodians dying from ruthless slaughter, starvation, and disease. This exhibition honors not only those who died but also those who survived to keep their memory alive. Learn More

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September 2019

D-Day Warriors: American Indians in the Military

September 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Trickster Gallery, 190 South Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL 60193 United States
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D-Day Warriors honors Native soldiers who served during World War II and throughout U.S. history. The exhibition follows the story of Charles Shay, a young medic who served as one of 500 American Indian soldiers at the D-Day invasion. Through photography, historical accounts and video interviews, get a personal look at Shay’s experience and gain a broader understanding of American Indian’s service in the military, past and present. Included with Museum Admission

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January 2020


January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DANK Haus German American Cultural Center, 4740 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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$25 – $30

Come join DANK Haus for Kulturküche, a German-inspired, specialty cooking class! Lincoln Square's own Chef Carol Himmel will teach students how to make Rahm Schnitzel - a delectable pork tenderloin in a mushroom cream gravy - all from scratch.  A hands-on demo with a pro is the perfect winter experience for anyone resolving to expand their cooking repertoire this year. You'll get practical instructions while discovering the secrets behind one of Germany’s most popular meals. Come experience the warmth of the kitchen, share the camaraderie of a community, and…

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Poetry Reading: A Winter Night of Indigenous Tellings.

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 central street
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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In collaboration with the the American Indian Center of Chicago, Dave Spencer, Mississippi Chata/Diné, amd Vincent Romero, Laguna Pueblo, will be leading Indigenous poetry workshops that will culminate with psrticpants presenting their poems and stories to guest at the Mitchell Museum. Following the footsteps of local poets, like Eddy Rivers, Mark Turcotte, and Elise Paschen, as our local poets share their experience of living in two cultures as both Chicagoans and Indigenous people  Everyone is invited to share their poetry…

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German History: Konflikt, Kultur & Kabarett In Weimar, 1919 to 1933

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 13, 2020

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center, 4740 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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$200 – $220

Join DANK Haus for their German History course Konflikt, Kultur & Kabarett In Weimar, 1919 to 1933! Over 16 weeks, they will be studying the tumultuous Weimar period in Germany from the culture of Kabarett to the political conditions that led to the rise of the Nazi Party.

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