Just when you think youve seen and read everything there is to know about Impressionism and Post-Impressionism at the Art Institute of Chicago, theres something around a corner that stops you in your tracks. Whether its a tambourine where a painting should be, a transformed surface of a recently cleaned canvas, or a pentimenti that suggests a painting beneath a painting, art at the museum is never static: it moves, expands, and takes on new meanings with each rotation, with each new interaction.
For babies up to 15 months, with a caregiver. Boost your babys brain power with simple board books, engaging props, fun rhymes, singing, and socializing.
Calling all young chefs...Learn about safe kitchen practices and the basics of cooking with author, and Bobby Flay-awarded "Best Home Cook in Chicago," Marc Sievers. Marc will walk us through some tasty, no-cook, peanut-free recipes that can be easily duplicated at home. Then he'll send us with some tasty treats for the road. Ages 7+. Registration with Oak Park Public Library card necessary.
Seventy-five years after Joseph Stalin's reign of terror across Eastern Europe, entertainment journalist Greg Archer takes a step back from Hollywood and examines his Polish family's mind-bending odyssey of the 1940s. In the process, he exposes one of the most under-reported events of the 20th Century: Stalin's mass deportation of nearly two million Polish citizens to the Siberian gulags and the life-shattering events that followed.
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Session 2 of 3 of the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)'s 2014-15 Annual Financial Aid Certification Program
Session 1 of 3 of the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)'s 2014-15 Annual Financial Aid Certification Program
Who is a "parent" for financial aid purposes? Who can certify that a student is "at-risk of being homeless?" Find answers to these questions and many more by attending this line-by-line review of the FAFSA. Special emphasis is placed on dependency questions, untaxed income, and how to avoid common mistakes.
Each month we'll ask you to make two recipes from a designated cookbook: we'll choose the first recipe and ask you to make it at home; you choose the second and bring it to our discussion to share. We'll meet to discuss both recipes and to sample the one you chose. We'll have a potluck of tasty treats! This month's selection is "The Essential NY Times Cookbook" by Amanda Hesser, and our recipe choice is James Beard's Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic. Copies of the book are available at Maze Branch one month prior to the event.
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Help save a life. Blood donations in Chicago are down 40% this January. You can donate blood Jan. 15 from Noon to 4 p.m. at the Main Library.
Heartland Blood Centers is the sole provider of blood products to Rush Oak Park Hospital, Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital and more than 40 other hospitals in the Chicago metro area.
Join film historian Doug Deuchler to see and discuss The General, a 1926 silent film. This silent comedy classic, starring Buster Keaton, combines inventive humor with exciting action. When Union spies steal an engineers beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly, straight through enemy lines.