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Once I Was You:A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America with Maria Hinojosa Monday, June 21, 2021, 7:30pm Zoom Registration is required: Register Here Maria Hinojosa is an award-winning journalist who has reported for PBS, CBS, WGBH, CNN, WNBC and NPR. She anchored and produced the Peabody Award-winning Latino USA, distributed by [...]
Challenging the Daley Machine: A Chicago Alderman's Memoir, and Chicago Afternoons with Leon Monday, May 17, 2021, 7:30pm Zoom Registration is required: Join us for a discussion of the legendary 5th Ward alderman, attorney, and author Leon Despres (1908-2009). An independent leader in a city dominated by a political machine, Despres was a staunch defender [...]
Hyde Park Book Club Monday, April 19, 2021, 7:30pm Joseph Gustaitis Author of: Chicago in 50 Objects Zoom Registration is required: Register Here When investigating the mysteries of Chicago's past, it's helpful to examine the physical evidence. From a jersey worn by Michael Jordan to a relic of the Great Chicago Fire and the [...]
The History of Hyde Park’s Grand Hotels with Patricia Morse Sunday, July 18, 2021, 2:00-4:00 pm Zoom Registration is required: Register Here Join Patricia Morse for a 45-minute Zoom presentation on the history of Hyde Park‘s hotels, followed by a question and answer period. From Paul Cornell’s hotel at the birth of Hyde Park through [...]
Hyde Park Book Club Monday, March 15, 2021 7:30pm Via Zoom Gabriel Bump Everywhere You Don't Belong A Novel Author of Everywhere You Don’t Belong, Gabriel Bump, will join us. Gabriel is the 2020 winner of the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence in fiction by African Americ an authors. This is his [...]