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Hashtag Lunchbag seeks volunteers to help feed homeless

In an effort to help those in need, Hashtag Lunchbag seeks volunteers to help pack lunches for hundreds of homeless Chicagoans on Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave.

    Hashtag Lunchbag seeks volunteers to help feed homeless - hpherald.com
    By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Staff Writer In an effort to help those in need, Hashtag Lunchbag seeks volunteers to help pack lunches for hundreds of homeless Chicagoans on Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Hashtag Lunchbag, a non-profit organization that
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Hyde Park Jazz Festival announces 2017 lineup

Performances will be presented at the Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.; Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.; DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th...

Performances will be presented at the Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.; Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.; DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place; the Logan Center for the...

...E. 56th Place; the Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.; Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.; Little Black Pearl, 1060 E. 47th St.; Hyde Park Bank, 1525 E. 53rd St.; Midway...

...Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.; Little Black Pearl, 1060 E. 47th St.; Hyde Park Bank, 1525 E. 53rd St.; Midway Plaisance, 1130 Midway Plaisance; Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave.; and International...

...Park Bank, 1525 E. 53rd St.; Midway Plaisance, 1130 Midway Plaisance; Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave.; and International House, 1414 E. 59th St...

...Plaisance, 1130 Midway Plaisance; Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave.; and International House, 1414 E. 59th St.

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...Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place; the Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.; Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.; Little Black Pearl, 1060 E. 47th St.; Hyde Park...

...the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.; Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.; Little Black Pearl, 1060 E. 47th St.; Hyde Park Bank, 1525 E. 53rd St.; Midway Plaisance, 1130 Midway Plaisance; Hyde Park Union...

...Black Pearl, 1060 E. 47th St.; Hyde Park Bank, 1525 E. 53rd St.; Midway Plaisance, 1130 Midway Plaisance; Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave.; and International House, 1414 E. 59th St...

    Hyde Park Jazz Festival announces 2017 lineup - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The lineup for the 11th annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival is now available. The festival will present more than three-dozen free performances from musicians at 11 stages across the Hyde Park neighborhood including, Andrew Cyrille and Bill McHenry; Amina Claudine Myers
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25 hours ago

Bret Harte at Montgomery Place

...stories with about two dozen 4th and 5th grade students from Bret Harte Elementary School, 1556 E. 56th St., who visited Montgomery Place, 5550 South Shore Drive, June 13. The students wanted to know...

    Bret Harte at Montgomery Place - hpherald.com
    Bret Harte students learn about WWII Holocaust from refugees now living at Montgomery PlaceSix Holocaust refugees shared their personal stories with about two dozen 4th and 5th grade students from Bret Harte Elementary School, 1556 E. 56th St., who visited Montgomery Place, 5550 South Shore Drive, J
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You can’t wish away traffic for the Obama Center

...Stony Island. This already happens to some extent, but it will get much, much worse. Lake Park Avenue and Hyde Park Boulevard will become bumper-to-bumper. 47th Street and 56th Street will become choke points, trapping...

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If you want to see what this could become, go up to the North Side at rush hour to where Lake Shore Drive ends at Hollywood and Sheridan.

    You can't wish away traffic for the Obama Center - hpherald.com
    To the Editor: You can't just wish traffic away; it won't work. Cornell Drive is part of a primary city-wide traffic artery, connecting Downtown to the Chicago Skyway and the Bishop Ford Freeway via South Lake Shore Drive and Stony Island Avenue.
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Obama's Hyde Park Barber Finds Words Twisted In Georgia Congressional Race

Zariff has stayed close to Obama since first meeting him in the ‘80s and regularly flew to Washington, D.C., from his Hyde Park Hair Salon and Barber, 5234 S. Blackstone Ave., to cut Obama’s hair at the White House.

    Obama's Hyde Park Barber Finds Words Twisted In Georgia Congressional Race
    HYDE PARK - Barack Obama's Hyde Park barber has been thrown into some brutal last-minute campaign ads halfway across the country in Georgia. The solo-named Zariff, who has cut the former president's hair since Obama first came to Chicago in the 1980s, is finding some of his pearls of wisdom used against a Democratic candidate in a tough special election race Tuesday for Georgia's 6th District.
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Make Music Chicago celebrates the Summer Solstice with 170 free events

Volta String Quartet - International House (1414 E. 59th St.)

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Avalon Quartet - Garfield Park Conservatory (300 N. Central Park Ave.)

Chicago Philharmonic String Quartet -  Fourth Presbyterian Church (126 E. Chestnut St.)

Chicago Sinfonietta String Quartet - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (300 E. Randolph St.)

Civic Orchestra of Chicago String Quartet - St. James Cathedral (65 E. Huron St.)

Fulcrum Point New Music Project String Quartet - DePaul Concert Hall (800 W. Belden Ave.)

String Quartet from the musical Hamilton -  S.E. corner of Madison & Dearborn

Merit School of Music String Quartet - Lincoln Park Zoo (2001 N. Clark St.)

...30-minute piece will repeat four times throughout the day. Loyola Park in Rogers Park (1230 W. Greenleaf Ave....

The Gauntlet is a 15-minute interactive choral presentation where the audience is encouraged to walk between the singers. Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall (78 E. Washington St.)

Stones/Water/Time/Breath: Participatory Sunrise Performance: 5:30am-6:30am  Sherwin Avenue Beach in Rogers Park (1205 W. Sherwin Avenue)

Skip Landt leads a sing and play-along of songs from The Great American Songbook Jam: 12:00- 2:00pm, Old Town School of Folk Music (4544 N. Lincoln Avenue).

Ursa’s Majors and Minors Sing-and-Play-along, a collection of string players including guitars, banjos, fiddles, upright bass, ukulele, and accordionist, 3:00-4:00 pm, The 606-Park 567 (Milwaukee & Leavitt).

Fiddle Tunes Jam: 6:00-8:00 pm. The Welles Park Gazebo (2333 W Sunnyside Avenue).

John Yost of Rhythm Revolution Drum Circle hosts a community drum circle open to all ages. 7:30-8:00 pm. - Mozart Park in Logan Square (2036 N. Avers Avenue). *Musicians are invited to bring their own percussion instrument, or use one that’s provided.

    Make Music Chicago celebrates the Summer Solstice with 170 free events
    Make Music Chicago celebrates everyone's ability to make music. Summer is big in Chicago. The city, arguably, offers the largest line-up of festivals, outdoor concerts and movies of any city in the country. Although we've already been celebrating this very special time of year, the first day of summer deserves special recognition.
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Chicago comedy spotlight for June 19-25

The Revival Hour at The Revival, 1160 E 55th St., 7:30 p.m. A diverse evening of sketch, improv, solo performance and music “from...

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The Riff at Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N. Oakley, 7:00 p.m. A unique open mic hosted by the kates. Comedians get a last-minute topic and deliver a surprise four-minute riff.

The MEAT Improv Live Train Tour at iO, 1501 N. Kingsbury, 7:00 p.m. Hosts Josh Simpson and Jake Jabbour are traveling from LA to...

The MEAT will be at the Annoyance Theatre, 851 W. Belmont Ave. at 9:30 p.m.

Top Ten Tuesdays at The Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Chicago Underground Comedy at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 9:30 p.m. Chicago Underground Comedy is one of comedy’s most groundbreaking showcases where Cameron Esposito, Beth Stelling, TJ Miller, Dan Telfer, Kumail Nanjiani, just to name a few, got their start. Produced by Meredith Kachel.

Snubfest at Under the Gun Theater, 956 W. Newport, 8:00 p.m.

Laughs in the Lounge at Rogers Park Social, 6920 N. Glenwood, 9:00 p.m. Featuring Tim Cox, Lauren Hooberman, Cody Melcher, Soli Santos and Ruby Western. Hosted by Marla Depew. Free show. Donations accepted.

Comedians You Should Know at Timothy O’Toole’s, 622 N. Fairbanks Ct., 9:30 p.m. Joe Kilgallon hosts Reena Calm, Marty DeRosa, Dan Perlman, Lane Pieschel, Tyler Snodgrass and Taneshia Rice.

Rat Pack Comedy at The Holiday Club, 4000 Sheridan Rd., 8:00 p.m. Headliner: Kelsie Huff (Open Mic, The Kates, Windy City Live). Featuring: Chris Higgins, Jane Harrison, Chris Trani and James Fischer. Hosted by Terence Hartnett.

Group Improvised Comedy at Comedy Clubhouse, 1462 N. Ashland, 8:00 p.m. Long form improv (20-25 minutes) by three teams of up...

AJ’s Chicago Goodbye at The Playground Theater, 3209 N. Halsted, 8:00 p.m. Chicago is losing AJ to LA, but we’ll be hearing...

Funny Ha Ha at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, 6:30 p.m. Funny Ha Ha was founded thirteen years ago by authors John...

Laughs That Keep You Jung at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, 8:00 p.m. Award-winning group of psychotherapists by day, improv/sketch showcase by night. Groundbreakers in the connection between mental health and comedy.

WellRed Comedy Tour at Thalia Hall, 1607 S. Allport, 8:00 p.m. Trae Crowder, Drew Morgan and Corey Ryan Forrester are touring the country to celebrate their best-seller, Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin Dixie Outta the Dark. 

Lola Balatro at CIC Theater, 1420 W. Irving Park Rd., 10:30 p.m. Lola Balatro with Pimprov.

Kyle Ayers’ Boast Rattle at Schubas, 3159 N. Southport, 7:00 p.m. Not your typical Roast, this is a battle of the compliments. Featuring Meredith Kachel, Marty DeRosa, Sarah Shockey, Alex Kumin, Matty Ryan, and Dan Sheehan.

    Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, June 19-Sunday, June 25, 2017
    In town: MEAT podcast hosts Josh Simpson and Jake Jabbour, Justin Hires, Bruce Bruce, Kyle Ayers, and the authors of Liberal Redneck Manifesto, Trae Crowder, Drew Morgan and Corey Ryan Forrester. In the news: The Open Mic series, created by Kelsie Huff and Daryl Moon has been accepted into the Best Shorts Competition, a worldwide showcase for...
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Metra to host community forums this week

The first meeting was held June 19, from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., at the South Shore Cultural Center. Another meeting will be held on Thursday, June 22, at the Polsky Exchange, 1452 E. 53rd St., (second floor) from 4 p.m., to 7 p.m.

    Metra to host community forums this week - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Metra will host community forums this week in and around Hyde Park regarding proposed schedule changes to the Metra Electric Line. The first meeting was held June 19, from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m., at the South Shore Cultural Center.
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Ald. King honors local chess champion

...to Shoesmith, the 4th ward has sponsored chess and soccer programs at Murray Elementary School, 5335 S. Kenwood Ave.; Doolittle Elementary School,535 E. 35th St.; Pershing Elementary School, 3200 S. Calumet Ave.; and...

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...School, 5335 S. Kenwood Ave.; Doolittle Elementary School,535 E. 35th St.; Pershing Elementary School, 3200 S. Calumet Ave.; and Robinson Elementary School, 4225 S. Lake Park Ave. since the spring of 2017...

...535 E. 35th St.; Pershing Elementary School, 3200 S. Calumet Ave.; and Robinson Elementary School, 4225 S. Lake Park Ave. since the spring of 2017...

    Ald. King honors local chess champion - hpherald.com
    By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Staff Writer Ald. Sophia King (4th) in collaboration with Youth Development Systems Inc., hosted their first ever "4th Ward Co-curricular Chess Program Awards Ceremony," on Monday, June 19, for five area schools that competed in a online match-play chess achievement competitio
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Robberies Reported In Kenwood, Hyde Park

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are warning residents about two recent robberies in the Kenwood and Hyde Park neighborhoods on the South Side.

The first robbery happened about 1 a.m. June 14 in the 5100 block of South Blackstone, police said. Two days later, another robbery happened about 11:30 p.m. in the 900 block of East 50th Street.

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The first robbery happened about 1 a.m. June 14 in the 5100 block of South Blackstone, police said. Two days later, another robbery happened about 11:30 p.m. in the 900 block of East 50th Street.

    Robberies Reported In Kenwood, Hyde Park
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are warning residents about two recent robberies in the Kenwood and Hyde Park neighborhoods on the South Side. In each incident, one or more robbers jumped out of a white car, physically attacked victims and took their personal property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
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