Let’s Get Working: Chicago Celebrates Studs Terkel
If you live in Chicago, you may already know about next week’s Let’s Get Working: Chicago Celebrates Studs Terkel. The festival, which runs from May 9-11, will feature screenings, concerts, talks, art installations, talks, performances, oral histories–all celebrating the incomparable Studs Terkel.* There has been a lot of attention surrounding “Reinventing Radio – An Evening […]
MAPH goes to ARTBAR!
On Friday, December 6th, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, join MAPH students and alumni for ARTBAR, an evening of socializing, drinks, live performance, and art activities at the Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S. Cornell Avenue Chicago, IL 60615). The evening will include: Hands on art-making in 2 of the following media: clay, screenprinting, and […]
The Chicago Manual: 2013 MAPH Grads in Newcity
Reaching out to the city’s newcomers, this week’s Newcity (“The Chicago Manual”) explores life at UChicago and in the South Side. The issue features pieces by three 2013 MAPHers: Greg Langen’s reflections on the value of embracing CTA-derived anonymity, Amanda Scotese’s guide to on-campus architecture, and Charlie Puckett’s breakdown of an exciting new Hyde Park establishment.
Volunteer for Learnapalooza! This Sunday in Logan Square!
What is Learnapalooza? It’s a community-based festival offering free workshops and classes lead by volunteers and hosted by local businesses. This year’s Logan Square Learnapalooza takes place on Sunday, September 22 all day in various Logan Square locations. Classes include:
The Taming of the Shrew, Directed by Jemma Alex Levy (’06)
You can still catch Muse of Fire Theatre Company’s production of The Taming of the Shrew this weekend in Evanston! Directed by MAPH alum Jemma Alix Levy, the show goes on in Ingraham Park on Saturday and Sunday at 3:00 pm. Both performances are free, no reservations are required, and seating is free & unlimited. […]
A Day in the Life: An Externship at the Hyde Park Art Center
Here is a post from Keri Asma, MA ’13,on her recent externship to the Hyde Park Art Center. Keri is also one of the MAPH mentors for the upcoming year, so you’ll probably be hearing from her fairly often. Externships are opportunities for recently graduated or current Master’s and PhD students to shadow alumni in […]
Martin Schwartz (MAPH ’06) opens a theatrical work in San Francisco
Martin Schwartz (MAPH ’06) directed and wrote Tutor: enter the exclave, a theatrical piece based on JMR Lenz’s Der Hofmeister (1774). The work is slated to open tomorrow at Dark Porch Theatre in San Francisco, CA and runs through October 22nd at the EXIT Studio on 156 Eddy St. If you are in the Bay […]
Looking for something to do tonight? Check out Tuesday Funk
If you subscribe to the Irony list (and if you don’t, why not?), you may have already seen this, but just in case some of you don’t, I’m posting it anyway. Tuesday Funk is a monthly reading series that features fiction, essays, and poetry, and has a strong MAPH connection. Not only is one of […]
Remember Social Hour?
Hello Maph Alums! Fall is upon us. The leaves are starting to turn, the nights are growing cooler, and a new group of MAPHers are en route to the University of Chicago’s stoney gates. For them, this means the year of intense and rigorous academics you know so well. And for you? Social hour! We’ll […]
No Halfsteppin’: Broadcast Premiere of a Documentary Film by MAPH alums
MAPH alums Tom Bailey and Brendan Kredell’s documentary film, No Halfsteppin’, will air on WTTW-11 for its first broadcast on Thursday, January 31 (10:30pm CST), and on Sunday, February 3 (12midnight, CST [note that this is technically Monday, February 4]).