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Five Best Things to Do in November

POCKET GUIDE: A cultural shortlist for November, in order of buzz

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Jonathan Franzen

CHICAGO HUMANITIES FESTIVAL

The most progressive thing about CHF’s technology-themed lineup, bionic ears and prosthetic arms included? The price tag. Most talks, from MDs and CEOs to Laurie Anderson and Jonathan Franzen (left), top out at $15.

DETAILS:

11/2–13 Go back to school for pennies on the dollar: CHF offers a liberal arts brush-up, with most events topping out at $15. Speakers on the theme of technology include a panel on social media and the Arab Spring with The Washington Post’s Peter Slevin (11/5 at 3); the rapper-activist Common (11/5 at 6); the New York Times’ David Carr on digital storytelling (11/9 at 6); the novelists Jonathan Franzen (11/6 at 2), Isabel Wilkerson (11/6 at 2), and Umberto Eco (11/13 at 3); and Adrian Belew, guitarist for the Talking Heads, on the wonders of the electric guitar (11/13 at 5). Details: chicagohumanities.org.

 

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Photograph: Greg Martin

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