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Introducing Our One Book, One Chicago 20… Introducing Our One Book, One Chicago 20…

I'll Take You There by Greg Kot is the 28th selection for One Book, One Chicago. This year's program explores the theme Music: The Beat o…
I'll Take You There by Greg Kot is the 28th selection for One Book, One Chicago. This year's program explores the theme Music: The Beat o…
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Operatic Book Club: Mignon Operatic Book Club: Mignon

Oct 24th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
This lecture performance will explore Goethe's character Mignon, who is a 12-year old girl who later became the archetype of blossoming adol…
This lecture performance will explore Goethe's character Mignon, who is a 12-year old girl who later became the archetype of blossoming adol…
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#TBT: Dizzy Gillespie’s 100th Birthday #TBT: Dizzy Gillespie’s 100th Birthday

By Beth
Beth recommends titles celebrating the talented jazz trumpeter, including materials on Chicago's jazz scene from our special collections.
Beth recommends titles celebrating the talented jazz trumpeter, including materials on Chicago's jazz scene from our special collections.

What's your favorite song by Dizzy Gillespie?

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Book Discussions: I'll Take You There Book Discussions: I'll Take You There

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Discuss this season's #OBOC pick, I'll Take You There, with other readers at your library. All are welcome!
Discuss this season's #OBOC pick, I'll Take You There, with other readers at your library. All are welcome!
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Dziadonki: The All-Female Polish Folk Ba… Dziadonki: The All-Female Polish Folk Ba…

Oct 23rd | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
In concert, Dziadonki, the first and only all women's Polish folk band in Chicago! Dziadonki which was formed four years ago by a few of th…
In concert, Dziadonki, the first and only all women's Polish folk band in Chicago! Dziadonki which was formed four years ago by a few of th…
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Tour: The Center For Black Music Researc… Tour: The Center For Black Music Researc…

Oct 25th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Center For Black Music Research
The Center for Black Music Research exists to illuminate the significant role that black music plays in world culture. Join us for a tour.
The Center for Black Music Research exists to illuminate the significant role that black music plays in world culture. Join us for a tour.
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Make a Music Inspired Pin with the 3D Pr… Make a Music Inspired Pin with the 3D Pr…

Oct 24th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Celebrate your love of music with a 3D printed pin inspired by your favorite sounds. Participants will learn the basics of 3D modeling and …
Celebrate your love of music with a 3D printed pin inspired by your favorite sounds. Participants will learn the basics of 3D modeling and …
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Rev. Clay Evans Exhibit at HWLC Rev. Clay Evans Exhibit at HWLC

Explore the life and work of the Chicago pastor through church documents, photos, artifacts and more. On display through March 5 at Harold W…
Explore the life and work of the Chicago pastor through church documents, photos, artifacts and more. On display through March 5 at Harold W…
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Let's Polka! Eddie Korosa Jr. and the Bo… Let's Polka! Eddie Korosa Jr. and the Bo…

Oct 24th | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The internationally known group, Eddie Korosa Jr. and the Boys from Illinois, will provide an infectious, toe-tapping performance of Polka …
The internationally known group, Eddie Korosa Jr. and the Boys from Illinois, will provide an infectious, toe-tapping performance of Polka …
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Kate Kayaian, Cello: Mid 20th Century So… Kate Kayaian, Cello: Mid 20th Century So…

Oct 25th | 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Native Chicagoan Kate Kayaian returns to her beloved hometown to perform 20th Century masterpieces for cello and piano by Samuel Barber, Dm…
Native Chicagoan Kate Kayaian returns to her beloved hometown to perform 20th Century masterpieces for cello and piano by Samuel Barber, Dm…
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A Musical Tour of Poland from a Land of… A Musical Tour of Poland from a Land of…

Oct 26th | 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Singer and accordionist, Mazurka Wojciechowska, will give a lively, musical introduction to Polish culture and heritage as well as demonstr…
Singer and accordionist, Mazurka Wojciechowska, will give a lively, musical introduction to Polish culture and heritage as well as demonstr…
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I'll Take You There: The Music I'll Take You There: The Music

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Listen to Mavis, the Staple Singers and other artists featured in I'll Take You There by Greg Kot.
Listen to Mavis, the Staple Singers and other artists featured in I'll Take You There by Greg Kot.
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Film Screening: Mavis! Film Screening: Mavis!

Oct 26th | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Join us for Mavis!, the first feature documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group, The…
Join us for Mavis!, the first feature documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group, The…
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A Tale of Chicago Told in Ten Songs A Tale of Chicago Told in Ten Songs

Oct 26th | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Chicago historian and author Max Grinnell will weave a tale that tells of ten key musical moments in the city's history, along with a few ad…
Chicago historian and author Max Grinnell will weave a tale that tells of ten key musical moments in the city's history, along with a few ad…
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Award-Winning Classical Pianist Liana Pa… Award-Winning Classical Pianist Liana Pa…

Oct 27th | 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Liana Paniyeva has earned First Prize at many competitions beginning in 2002. Her performance schedule has taken her to festivals in Norwa…
Liana Paniyeva has earned First Prize at many competitions beginning in 2002. Her performance schedule has taken her to festivals in Norwa…
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