(Chicago Humanities Festival)
CHF springs a blockbuster lineup featuring Anita Hill, John Waters, Kim Gordon, Marie Yovanovitch and many more.
May 7-June 2
Chicago Lit Walking Tour: Nelson Algren
(Chicago Literary Hall of Fame)
Take a walk on the Wicker Park wild side with local Algrenites as they explore his old neighborhood and favorite watering holes that remain.
May 7, 3pm
Governor George Ryan, Jr.
(Harold Washington Library)
The former governor is joined by a panel of experts to discuss his book, “Until I Could Be Sure: How I Stopped the Death Penalty In Illinois.”
May 9, 6pm
American Writers Festival
(American Writers Museum)
A daylong celebration of the American Writers Museum’s fifth anniversary with more than seventy-five writers and artists across five stages at the museum and the Chicago Cultural Center.
The chef and author of “Rodney Scott’s World of BBQ” sells books and mans a whole-hog pit.
May 22, 11am