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What’s Next: Cities (Virtual)

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The pandemic’s impact on cities has been enormous: people have fled crowded urban living for more space in the suburbs and rural areas. Key elements of city life - including […]

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AMERICAN MARIACHI

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

Familia, amor and tradición—and breaking it—are at the heart of this “big-hearted musical tug at the heartstrings” (Denver Post). Lucha spends her days caring for her ailing mother, but longs […]

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Introducing Invasive Species

Columbia College Chicago Student Center 754 S Wabash Ave,, Chicago,

Invasive species often cause imbalances in existing ecosystems, leading to harmful changes in the environment they come to inhabit. As a result, the arrival of these species is often met […]

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Introducing Invasive Species

Columbia College Chicago Student Center 754 S Wabash Ave,, Chicago,

Invasive species often cause imbalances in existing ecosystems, leading to harmful changes in the environment they come to inhabit. As a result, the arrival of these species is often met […]

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Sutton Foster on How Crafting Saved her Life

Columbia College Chicago Student Center 754 S Wabash Ave,, Chicago,

Sutton Foster is a star when it comes to our favorite pandemic pastimes: crafting, television, and showtunes. In addition to her leading roles in hits like Broadway’s Thoroughly Modern Millie […]

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AMERICAN MARIACHI

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

Familia, amor and tradición—and breaking it—are at the heart of this “big-hearted musical tug at the heartstrings” (Denver Post). Lucha spends her days caring for her ailing mother, but longs […]

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  • In Person

Chris Hedges on America’s Prison System

Columbia College Chicago Student Center 754 S Wabash Ave,, Chicago,

For nearly a decade, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges has taught college courses in drama, literature, philosophy, and history within New Jersey’s prison system. In his latest book Our Class, […]

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Amitav Ghosh: The Nutmeg’s Curse Parables for a Climate in Crisis

Columbia College Chicago Student Center 754 S Wabash Ave,, Chicago,

What does nutmeg have to do with climate change? Quite a lot, says award-winning author Amitav Ghosh in his latest book The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Climate in Crisis, […]

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AMERICAN MARIACHI

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

Familia, amor and tradición—and breaking it—are at the heart of this “big-hearted musical tug at the heartstrings” (Denver Post). Lucha spends her days caring for her ailing mother, but longs […]

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  • In Person

Brown in The Windy City Book Talk with Dr. Lilia Hernandez, Author

Zoom

Join Dr. Lilia Fernandez for a virtual discussion of Brown in the Windy City, the first book to examine the migration and settlement of Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in postwar […]

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American Framing

Columbia College Chicago Student Center 754 S Wabash Ave,, Chicago,

In 1832, Chicago was the site of an innovation that would revolutionize architecture and democratize housing. Timber framing—also known as “Chicago construction”—used softwood to create frames that were simple and […]

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