Author Joe English: "A Place Called Schugara"

Author Joe English: "A Place Called Schugara"

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join long-time Austin resident and author Joe English as he shares stories from "A Place Called Schugara" that focuses on three characters: a jaded academic from Chicago, a desperate factory owner from Ohio, and an opportunistic insurance investigator from New York, all drawn to a place that lovingly welcomes the three misfits. English will be joined by Mark Bazer, host of The Interview Show Fridays at 7:30 p.m. on WTTW.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Film Screening: "Strangers When We Meet" with Kirk Douglas

Film Screening: "Strangers When We Meet" with Kirk Douglas

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join Doug Deuchler for the last film in this summer series titled "Spotlight on Chicago Actors." The series concludes today, Monday, July 9. Since the earliest days of the motion picture industry, many talented and popular movie actors came from Chicago. In this series, we celebrate eight different film performers from the Windy City who made an impact on Hollywood.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Film Screening: "Written on the Wind" with Rock Hudson

Film Screening: "Written on the Wind" with Rock Hudson

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join Doug Deuchler for the fifth of six films in this summer series titled "Spotlight on Chicago Actors." The series continues on Monday afternoons at 1:30 p.m.  through July 9. Since the earliest days of the motion picture industry, many talented and popular movie actors came from Chicago. In this series, we celebrate eight different film performers from the Windy City who made an impact on Hollywood.

See "Written on the Wind", a 1956 film with Rock Hudson portraying a geologist who works for a wealthy oil family in Texas.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Film Screening: "Sunset Boulevard" with Gloria Swanson

Film Screening: "Sunset Boulevard" with Gloria Swanson

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join Doug Deuchler for the third of six films in this summer series titled "Spotlight on Chicago Actors." The series continues on Monday afternoons at 1:30 p.m.  through July 9. Since the earliest days of the motion picture industry, many talented and popular movie actors came from Chicago. In this series, we celebrate eight different film performers from the Windy City who made an impact on Hollywood.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Film Screening: "The Men" with Marlon Brando

Film Screening: "The Men" with Marlon Brando

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join Doug Deuchler for the second of six films in this summer series titled "Spotlight on Chicago Actors." The series continues on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. through July 9. Since the earliest days of the motion picture industry, many talented and popular movie actors came from Chicago. In this series, we celebrate eight different film performers from the Windy City who made an impact on Hollywood.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Film Screening: "Witness" with Harrison Ford

Film Screening: "Witness" with Harrison Ford

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join Doug Deuchler for the first of six films in this summer series titled "Spotlight on Chicago Actors." The series begins on Monday, June 4, at 1:30 p.m. Since the earliest days of the motion picture industry, many talented and popular movie actors came from Chicago. In this series, we celebrate eight different film performers from the Windy City who made an impact on Hollywood.

See "Witness," a 1985 film featuring Harrison Ford who portrays a copy who goes into hiding in Amish country. 112 minutes.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Film Screening: "Say Anything" with  John Mahoney

Film Screening: "Say Anything" with John Mahoney

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join Doug Deuchler for the fourth of six films in this summer series titled "Spotlight on Chicago Actors." The series continues on Monday afternoons at 1:30 p.m.  through July 9. Since the earliest days of the motion picture industry, many talented and popular movie actors came from Chicago. In this series, we celebrate eight different film performers from the Windy City who made an impact on Hollywood.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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