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Award-winning Comedian Iliza Shlesinger

Park West 322 W Armitage Ave, Chicago

Comedian and actress Iliza Shlesinger, fresh off of filming her sixth Netflix special, is known for her no holds barred stand-up and hyper-relatable storytelling. Shlesinger, who recently wrote and starred […]

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Black Women Will Save the World with April Ryan

Norris University Center 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston

It’s time—and long overdue—for everyone to acknowledge Black women’s unrivaled contribution to American life and democracy. At CHF, trailblazing White House correspondent April Ryan highlights the incredible work of “sheroes” […]

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Is the Public Still Persuadable? A Conversation with Anand Giridharadas

Norris University Center 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston

Anand Giridharadas, author of Winners Take All, on-air political analyst for MSNBC, and publisher of The.Ink joins CHF for a conversation with David Corn, Washington DC Bureau Chief for Mother […]

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Rick Lowe on the Transformative Power of Public Art

Norris University Center 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston

For artist and MacArthur Fellow Rick Lowe, art doesn't only hang on walls in museums, art is all around us. Art is street murals celebrating Black-owned businesses. Art is the […]

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Miranda July on Art in All its Forms

Northwestern University 600 Emerson St, Evanston

Miranda July has gained a cult following over the span of her award-winning career as a filmmaker (Me and You and Everyone We Know and Kajillionaire), writer (No One Belongs […]

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Innocent & Behind Bars with Daniel S. Medwed

Norris University Center 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston

At CHF, renowned legal scholar Daniel S. Medwed explains how America’s judicial system is stacked against the innocent. Join him and Lake Forest College legal studies professor Stephanie Caparelli for […]

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Will Bunch on the Higher Education Divide

Norris University Center 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Will Bunch calls higher education the great political and cultural fault line of American life. Join Bunch and Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of Undergraduate Studies, […]

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Extremism in America: Pushing Back on Radicalism & Saving our Democracy

Norris University Center 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston

America is witnessing a frightening trend: the rise of extremist groups, like the Proud Boys, infiltrating our politics. At CHF, leading extremism reporter Andy Campbell (author of We Are Proud […]

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Jeff Garlin: Our Man in Chicago

Northwestern University 600 Emerson St, Evanston

Jeff Garlin is a man of many talents: he is a writer, producer, director, actor, photographer, and stand-up comedian. His impressive filmography includes: Curb Your Enthusiasm, WALL-E, Toy Story 3 […]

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Margo Price

Old Town School of Folk Music 4544 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago

We often hear the legends of a musician’s “big break,” but what happens before that? In her memoir Maybe We’ll Make It, Grammy-nominated country singer-songwriter Margo Price gets real about […]

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Inside the American Presidency with Pete Souza & David Axelrod

David Rubenstein Forum 1201 E 60th St, Chicago

As Official White House Photographer for both Barack Obama and Ronald Reagan and author of The West Wing and Beyond, Pete Souza has a unique window into how our democracy […]

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Michael Shermer: Why People Believe Conspiracy Theories

David Rubenstein Forum 1201 E 60th St, Chicago

The public has always been fascinated by conspiracy theories, but lately more people have started believing in them: from speculations about John F. Kennedy’s assassination to notions that 9/11 was […]

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