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Art Exhibit by Margaret Rejnowska at Harold Washington Library Center

Harold Washington Library Center hosts a Polish American Heritage Month art exhibit during October featuring artist Margaret Rejnowska. Artist Statement "I am a portraiture photographer. My biggest passion is people: their faces, their silhouettes, their movements, their emotions, their hearts. "I am fascinated by the vulnerability and honesty…

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October Is Polish American Heritage Month

Join CPL in October in celebrating the history, traditions, culture and contributions of Poles and Polish Americans! Our monthlong celebration kicks off with a keynote event featuring a quartet from the internationally acclaimed Lira Ensemble at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 2 at Sulzer Regional Library. This event will be a rousing, toe-tapping, sing-along for all ages! The…

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Free Days at Chicago Museums in September and October

Enjoy free admission to Chicago museums on Illinois resident discount days in September and October. (Dates are subject to change, so please confirm dates with each museum.) Adler Planetarium October 10 Art Institute of Chicago Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Chicago Botanic Garden Always free; parking is $20/car, $25/van Chicago Children’s Museum First Sunday…

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Observe Banned Books Week with Events, Recommended Reads

Celebrate the freedom to read during Banned Books Week from September 25 to October 1. Join us for special events at libraries around the city, and check out some of our reading recommendations for teens. This year's theme is Diversity, and we're showcasing all the fascinating perspectives you can…

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SUS: the long thin wire Exhibit at Harold Washington Library Center

See SUS: the long thin wire, a performance-installation for suspended string trio, long tuned wires and piano resonator, through February 26 in the Popular Library on the 1st floor of Harold Washington Library Center. Inspired by a collaboration with Pia Cruzalegui, SUS was conceived by composer, intermedia artist and…

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