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May 2014

Stud’s Place: Episode 4, “Touch and Go”

May 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Hideout,
1354 W Wabansia, Chicago,
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Studs’ Place presents a “new” episode of the classic 1950s Studs Terkel television show at The Hideout.

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Buried in Bughouse Square: A Studs Terkel Circus

May 11, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts,
915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, 60637
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Buried in Bughouse Square: A Studs Terkel Circus Thu–Fri, May 1–2, 7:30pm and Sat, May 3, 2pm and 7:30pm Thu, May 8- Fri, May 9; 7:30pm, Sat May 10; 2pm and 7:30pm, Sun. May 11; 2pm Logan Center, Theater West Buried in Bughouse Square: A Studs Terkel Circus is a new work produced by Theater and Performance Studies at UChicago that brings Halena Kays (director) and Jay Torrence (playwright) together with a student ensemble to explore the life and work of…

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Jazz Brunch with Maggie Brown

May 11, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts,
915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, 60637
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Jazz is her specialty, yet singer, songwriter, musicologist, Maggie Brown is an expressive storyteller. Maggie will share songs and poetry from not only her family’s rich catalog, but also from blues and folk genres including repertoire from some of Terkels’ favorites like Mahalia Jackson.

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“Let’s Get Working” – The Concert

May 10, 2014 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts,
915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, 60637
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Labor activists at the turn of the century used protest songs to spread their message, a tactic that allowed workers to tell their own stories and broadly disseminate the ideals of the movement. The Studs Terkel Festival, the Logan Center for the Arts, the Hideout, and the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum have asked diverse musicians from across the city of Chicago to use the lyrics, music, and stories of five iconic labor songs as inspiration for new music.

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Performance: Revinenting Radio – An Evening with Ira Glass

May 10, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts,
915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, 60637
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The creator of the public radio show This American Life talks about his program and how it’s put together: what makes a compelling story, where they find the amazing stories for their show, how he and his staff are trying to push broadcast journalism to do things it doesn’t usually do. As part of this, Glass mixes stories from the show, live onstage, combining his narration with pre-taped quotes and music, recreating the sound of the show as the audience watches.…

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Buried in Bughouse Square: A Studs Terkel Circus

May 10, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts,
915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, 60637
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Buried in Bughouse Square: A Studs Terkel Circus is a new work produced by Theater and Performance Studies at UChicago that brings Halena Kays (director) and Jay Torrence (playwright) together with a student ensemble to explore the life and work of Chicago artist and icon Studs Terkel through expressions of circus, clown, and physical theater

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Performance: Show & Tell: A Manual Cinema Production with audio stories provided by StoryCorps

May 10, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts,
915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, 60637
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Chicago’s cinematic shadow puppetry company Manual Cinema animates audio stories about love, loss, and redemption from the StoryCorps archive in this special one-time-only performance.

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Performance: 1001 Chicago Afternoons and Anthology of Chicago Reading

May 10, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts,
915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, 60637
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The Anthology of Chicago and 1001 Chicago Afternoons curate a reading of stories set in neighborhoods from across Chicago.

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Craft Talk: Music with the Old Town School of Folk Music

May 10, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts,
915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, 60637
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Mark Dvorak & Christopher Walz represent the Old Town School of Folk Music in a very special musical reflection. With 75 years of collective experience in the arts, their body of work includes concert performances, recordings, theatre, books, education and activism. The moderated  program will include songs, discussion and recorded segments by Terkel himself.

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Buried in Bughouse Square: A Studs Terkel Circus

May 10, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts,
915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, 60637
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Buried in Bughouse Square: A Studs Terkel Circus is a new work produced by Theater and Performance Studies at UChicago that brings Halena Kays (director) and Jay Torrence (playwright) together with a student ensemble to explore the life and work of Chicago artist and icon Studs Terkel through expressions of circus, clown, and physical theater

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