Refreshments provided courtesy of Discovery Education.
Join the Human Rights Education Community at a Reception honoring the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
“National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) recognizes the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), December 10, 2018, as a significant historical milestone in the development of a global civic culture based on respect, fairness and dignity for all. … NCSS urges all participants in the 2018 NCSS Annual Conference to … engage with the NCSS Human Rights Education Community in building human rights awareness into the educational experience of every student. (https://www.socialstudies.org/tssp/ncss-honors-70-years-universal-declar...).”
Meet-and-Greet the NCSS HRE Community for light refreshments and a no-host bar, sharing resources and information for re-vitalizing the story of our journey to human rights with classroom and community-centered teaching and learning. Meet special guest Karen Robinson, Senior Education and Training Manager for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights , the 2018 recipient of the Edward O’Brien Human Rights Educator Award (to be presented at the reception).
The Second City is America’s most famous live comedy theater, with original comedic revues featuring sketch, improvisation, and music, performed 7 nights a week. For over half a century, their ensemble casts have been daring audiences to laugh at our world, our shared troubles, and ourselves. In their oldest theater, Second City's Mainstage Revue features the latest of cutting-edge sketch comedy. The Second City boasts a lengthy alumni list from Bill Murray to Steve Carell, John Belushi to Tina Fey, and continues to produce the premiere comic talent in the industry.
SOLD OUT. The 8:00 show on Saturday is completely sold out, but you can find tickets for other performances over the weekend here.
How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean by providence, impoverished in squalor, grow up to be a hero and a scholar? Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash Broadway musical on the life of Alexander Hamilton has come to Chicago.
Friday and Saturday SOLD OUT
Tickets for both Friday and Saturday evening performances are still available through Ticketmaster.com
Experience NPR’s weekly hour-long news quiz program live, from its regular home at the Chase Auditorium. Test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world, and laugh at the week’s events.