David Axelrod’s Believer book Discussion led by Raymond Lodato,Ph.d.

2021-09-29T12:46:11+00:00

Hyde Park Book Club Discussion led by Raymond Lodato,Ph.d. Monday, September 20, 2021, 7:30 pm Zoom Registration Required Register Here Believer chronicles David Axelrod’s journey into American politics from his early days in Hyde Park as a University of Chicago student and reporter for the Hyde Park Herald to his successful career as a political [...]

David Axelrod’s Believer book Discussion led by Raymond Lodato,Ph.d.2021-09-29T12:46:11+00:00

Celebrating Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Gwendolyn Brooks 1917-2000

2021-08-19T19:45:45+00:00

Celebrating Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Gwendolyn Brooks 1917-2000 with Nora Brooks Blakely  Monday, August 16, 2021, 7:30 pm Zoom Registration is required: Register Here Nora Brooks Blakely (far right), daughter of Gwendolyn Brooks Blakely, will join us for an evening of shared memories about and readings from the works of the legendary author. Nora’s presentation [...]

Celebrating Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Gwendolyn Brooks 1917-20002021-08-19T19:45:45+00:00

Escape through the Pyrenees Lisa Fittko, 1910-2005

2021-07-26T19:25:23+00:00

Escape through the Pyrenees Lisa Fittko, 1910-2005 Hyde Park Book Club Monday, July 19, 2021, 7:30pm In 1948 Lisa Fittko and her husband Hans emigrated to Hyde Park. During the war, they were members of the anti-Fascist German resistance who felt impelled to risk their lives to lead refugees over the Pyrenees from German-held France [...]

Escape through the Pyrenees Lisa Fittko, 1910-20052021-07-26T19:25:23+00:00

The History of Hyde Park’s Grand Hotels with Patricia Morse

2021-07-22T15:07:42+00:00

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 [...]

The History of Hyde Park’s Grand Hotels with Patricia Morse2021-07-22T15:07:42+00:00

Once I Was You:A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America

2021-06-23T16:24:52+00:00

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 [...]

Once I Was You:A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America2021-06-23T16:24:52+00:00

Challenging the Daley Machine: A Chicago Alderman’s Memoir, and Chicago Afternoons with Leon

2021-06-14T13:14:33+00:00

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 [...]

Challenging the Daley Machine: A Chicago Alderman’s Memoir, and Chicago Afternoons with Leon2021-06-14T13:14:33+00:00

Storytelling for the 100th Anniversary of The Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce

2021-06-21T13:03:19+00:00

Storytelling for the 100th Anniversary of The Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce Program Highlights Include: Stories and Images about Hyde Park Businesses And a Chance to Tell Your Own Story   7:00 – 8:15 PM Thursday, May 27, 2021 https://hydeparkvirtualstorytelling.eventbrite.com/ All Are Welcome!

Storytelling for the 100th Anniversary of The Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce2021-06-21T13:03:19+00:00

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, April 19, 2021

2021-05-20T12:32:35+00:00

 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 [...]

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, April 19, 20212021-05-20T12:32:35+00:00

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, March 15, 2021

2021-05-20T12:32:35+00:00

 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 [...]

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, March 15, 20212021-05-20T12:32:35+00:00

The Color Tax: Origins of the Modern Day Wealth Gap

2021-05-20T12:32:35+00:00

The Color Tax: Origins of the Modern Day Wealth Gap Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 2 PM Via Crowdcast & Zoom Platforms Join Producer Bruce Orenstein, Chicago Real Estate Industry Trailblazer, Managing Broker-Appraiser of FJWilliams Realty LLC, and former President of the Southside Branch NAACP, Frank Williams, and Michelle Kennedy, Founder of the Chicago South [...]

The Color Tax: Origins of the Modern Day Wealth Gap2021-05-20T12:32:35+00:00
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