Anchee Min, Author has conversation with Mary Schmich
Saturday, June 8th at 11:00 am
What do you think of when you think of Chicago?
“Gratitude — Chicago is the only city that accepted me first as a foreign student in 1984 and then an immigrant.” Click here to read full interview…
What is the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest?
The Printers Row Lit Fest was founded in 1985 by the Near South Planning Board to attract visitors to the Printers Row neighborhood (once the city’s bookmaking hub). By 2002, it had grown to five city blocks (on Dearborn, from Congress to Polk), attracting more than 200 booksellers from across the country displaying new, used and antiquarian books and featuring more than 200 authors participating in panels, discussions and a variety of other programs.
As part of its ongoing commitment to the written word and … Read More »
Chicago Cultural Center
Thursday, March 7, through Sunday, March 10, 2013
Peace on Earth Film Festival (POEFF) is a not-for-profit festival established to celebrate and encourage the work of independent filmmakers from around the globe on the themes of peace, nonviolence, social justice and an eco-balanced world. POEFF invites filmmakers’ challenging perspectives on issues such as human rights, neighborhood violence, food deserts, domestic violence, bullying, war, world politics, environment, economics and more, while presenting alternatives of peace from all cultural perspectives. Through the power of motion pictures, POEFF endeavors to enlighten and empower individuals, families and communities to step out of the ignorance of conflict, violence and divisiveness into the light of communication, compassion and understanding. (read more from website…)
GO: 2/14 at 7:30; $11. Music Box Theater, 3733 Southport.
Sing along with your sweetie to one of Hollywood’s most famous soundtracks. Just make sure not to Bogart the night—other couples want to sing-along too.
From Website: musicboxtheatre.com
Norah Jones talks with Charlie Rose about life, developing her music style by winning nine Grammy awards, and working with a movie producer from Hong Kong.