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October 2019

Listen to Your Elders! Japanese American Service Committee

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Japanese American Service Committee, 4427 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Homeroom and the Japanese American Service Committee (JASC) present a special film screening documenting the forced removal, illegal detention, and resettlement of Japanese Americans during and after WWII. Screening is hosted by KEIDRA CHANEY and FRED SASAKI, with special guests RYAN YOKOTA and ANNA TAKADA. LISTEN TO YOUR ELDERS! It’s not too late—what happened then is happening again. How can you help? Homeroom and the JASC invite you to listen to Japanese Americans who experienced forced removal from their homes…

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Polish Chicago 1850-1939

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2019

Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

This exhibit brought to you by the Polish Museum of American is a visual introduction to the history of Poles in the city of Chicago. It features the first settlers and their families, houses, businesses, organizations, parishes and various forms of artistic and cultural endeavors. In addition to archival photographs, artifacts that belonged to the Polish-American pioneers are on display, including: rosaries, Bibles, prayer books, pennants of Polish organized groups, documents, and many more. The exhibit is accompanied by a…

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Reawakening Vision: Photography by Dorrell Creightney

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

5211 N Clark St, 5211 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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$5

The DuSable Museum of African American History and the Swedish American Museum in collaboration with Vanessa Stokes, daughter of photographer Dorrell Creightney, will host a discussion and unfurling of visual culture. Creightney spent years in Stockholm, Sweden capturing images of musicians, artists, activists, and the everyday. His life and career as a photographer opens a conversation about Blacks of the Diaspora, creatives and entrepreneurship, racial justice and cultural understanding. Ticket Price: $5 The second part of this event will be held…

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

October 24 @ 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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Polish Chicago 1850-1939

October 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2019

Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

This exhibit brought to you by the Polish Museum of American is a visual introduction to the history of Poles in the city of Chicago. It features the first settlers and their families, houses, businesses, organizations, parishes and various forms of artistic and cultural endeavors. In addition to archival photographs, artifacts that belonged to the Polish-American pioneers are on display, including: rosaries, Bibles, prayer books, pennants of Polish organized groups, documents, and many more. The exhibit is accompanied by a…

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