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Five Best Things to Do in November

THE SHORTLIST: Five musts from our November culture calendar

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Mike Daisey


The controversial monologuist brings his American Utopias to the Chicago Humanities Festival. Other fest guests include chef Grant Achatz and New York Times polling analyst Nate Silver.


Starts 11/1–11 This longstanding annual Windy City tradition offers cheap liberal arts seminars: Most programs are $10 at the door or $5 in advance, with free entry often available for students and teachers. This year—just in time for election season—the theme is “America.”

11/3 at 12:30 Tricia Rose, inventor of hip-hop studies.

11/4 at 3:30 The August Wilson scholar Henry J. Elam Jr. on the playwright’s contribution to American theatre.

11/10 at 10 Elie Wiesel, author of Night, a memoir of his time in a Nazi concentration camp.

11/11 at 12 Gwendolyn Wright, host of PBS’s History Detectives, turns the lens on Chicago architecture.

Details: chicagohumanities.org.



Photograph: Ursa Waz


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