Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict this event has been postponed. Please stay tuned for further information on a rescheduled date- we apologize for any inconvenience. Members & Guests- $25 (includes book) Join us for a summer barbeque and an evening of history and stories with Kevin Coval, the author of A People's History of Chicago and Artistic Director of Young Chicago Authors for a stop on his year-long journey to visit each of the 77 neighborhoods to tell…Find out more »
Members & guests-$25 (price includes book). Click here to register. Join us for a summer barbeque and an evening of history and stories with Kevin Coval, the author of A People’s History of Chicago and Artistic Director of Young Chicago Authors for a stop on his year-long journey to visit each of the 77 neighborhoods to tell “…the most radical and real and celebratory and difficult parts of our Chicago story we often times forget or didn’t know in the first place.”…Find out more »
Members & guests–free. Scroll down to register. In his memoir The Good Fight, Chicago politician and activist professor Dick Simpson shares his lifelong struggle to bring about civil rights and social justice. With great candor, he shares stories of his life in Chicago politics and moving accounts of his romances, marriages, and divorces. Striking the perfect balance between historical context, autobiography, and lessons learned, Simpson chronicles what worked, what didn't, and why. Join The Village Chicago and the Lincoln Park…Find out more »
Members & guests–$30. (Cost includes a signed copy of the book, barbeque dinner, and presentation). Registration deadline: July 20. To register, please click here or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. The Cabrini-Green housing complex at the edge of the Lincoln Park neighborhood inspired television shows, rap songs, and a slew of urban myths. But did its construction and demolition provide any answers to better housing the poor or creating more affordable urban housing? In his acclaimed new book, High-Risers:…Find out more »
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