Our 22-23 Monday Enrichment Program Season is in full swing. Below is info on the next few programs of the seasonclick here for the full season line-up. Want to help us curate an amazing 22-23 Season? 

           

   

Monday, November 28, 2022 at 1:15pm
Vertical Beauty: Chicago and Illinois Murals
Artist John Vergara has created stunning and unique murals throughout Chicago, including the 8’x17’ Paseo Boricua/Humboldt Park Flag & Coat of Arms mural in 2009. In this presentation, he will provide a conversation on what goes into creating such a massive piece of art and will also touch on mural works around Chicago and Illinois. To make a lunch reservation, which happens at 12pm before the program, click here

Monday, December 5, 2022 at 1:15pm
The Winding Path to Publication: 1950s and Today
Author Caroline Woods (Fräulein M and The Lunar Housewife) will go into detail about her path to publication--the eight years it took to write, find an agent for, and publish her first book, and the very different process for the second. She will also discuss the pitfalls and hurdles people faced in the 1950s, including government censorship, pro-capitalist bias, sexism, racial discrimination, and other themes Woods explores in The Lunar Housewife. To make a lunch reservation, which happens at 12pm before the program, click here

 

 

Monday, December 12, 2022 at 1:15pm
Raised in the Shadow of the Party
Educator and activist Tara Stamps says she was “born during a hotbed of social political activity.” The daughter of community activist and Black Panther Party member Marion “Nzinga” Stamps, she will share how her upbringing shaped her life and why the Black Panther Party was an essential organization in the forward march of Black Liberation. To make a lunch reservation, which happens at 12pm before the program, click here

 

Monday, December 19, 2022 at 1:15pm
Singers from the Lyric Celebrate the Season
Celebrate the Holidays with a concert that will feature secular and sacred songs of the season and more. This program is presented by five fabulous Lyric Opera Artists: David Govertsen, Bass-Baritone; Corinne Crane, Mezzo-Soprano; Kimberly Jones, Soprano; John Concepcion, Tenor; and Noah Lindquist, Piano. To make a lunch reservation, which happens at 12pm before the program, click here

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