Somewhere in Europe: The World War II Letters of Sam Lesner

2022-01-03T01:03:13+00:00

Click to View Video of Event Here   Somewhere in Europe:The World War II Letters of Sam Lesner With Judy Lesner Holstein and Roberta Lesner Bernstein This Event took Place on Monday, November 15, 2021   Hyde Parker Sam Lesner, a journalist with the Chicago Daily News, also wrote the popular Hyde Parkers, All! column [...]

Somewhere in Europe: The World War II Letters of Sam Lesner2022-01-03T01:03:13+00:00

Sibling Revelry: The Poetry of Anara Guard and Gay Guard-Chamberlin

2022-01-22T01:30:12+00:00

Hyde Park Book Club Sibling Revelry: The Poetry of Anara Guard and Gay Guard-Chamberlin Click here to Watch the Event Sisters Gay Guard-Chamberlin (Red Thread through a Rusty Needle) and Anara Guard (Hand on My Heart), have been performing their poetry together as Sibling Revelry since they debuted their poetry collections in 2019. They are [...]

Sibling Revelry: The Poetry of Anara Guard and Gay Guard-Chamberlin2022-01-22T01:30:12+00:00

Nobody’s Normal By Chicago born Roy Richard Grinker

2021-10-20T19:39:58+00:00

Hyde Park Book Club Nobody’s Normal By Chicago born Roy Richard Grinker Monday, October 18, 2021, 7:30pm Register Here   Noted Author and George Washington University professor of anthropology Roy Richard Grinker (above left) will discuss his new book Nobody’s Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness, published by W. W. Norton, that [...]

Nobody’s Normal By Chicago born Roy Richard Grinker2021-10-20T19:39:58+00:00

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
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