The Historic Preservation Commission presents plans for the upcoming Seyfarth Month recognition. A large collection of drawings will be available to illustrate Robert Seyfarth's genius using light, space, siting and materials.
Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library
Ripple Public Relations Meeting with DT HP Alliance businesses
Attendees will take part in lively discussions on Spanish Literature, focusing on the works of notable authors. Conversations will be mostly in Spanish, but non-native speakers are welcome. This event will be held in the MediaScape Room. Title being discussed is Arráncame la vida by Ángeles Mastretta.
Stephen Bardo, a television college basketball analyst and the former starting point guard on the University of Illinois 1989 men's basketball team that reached the Final Four, discusses his book about the popular University of Illinois basketball team that was nicknamed the Flyin Illini. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing.
Ina Pinkney, known as the Breakfast Queen, was chef/owner of Ina's, one of Chicago's premier breakfast restaurants. Her book is a memoir with recipes or a cookbook with stories. Ina will discuss her book and serve samples of her coffeecake. Her monthly column, Breakfast With Ina, appears in the Dining Section of the "Chicago Tribune." Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing.
Newborns to walkers with parent or caregiver.
Introduce your baby to the sounds and rhythms of language using stories, music, and rhymes. Delight and stimulate your baby's senses and build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play featuring age-appropriate toys and time for socialization.
Historian and filmmaker Christian Delage relates the story of three great filmmakers sent to Europe to document the realities of war and the liberation of the camps. Their footage was used as evidence during the Nuremberg trials. Christian Delage will speak about the film via Skype.
You Will Be My Son (2011)
Paul de Marseul is the passionate, demanding proprietor of his prestigious family vineyard, but he has no faith in his son, Martin, who works there. Paul dreams of a harder-working, successful son - a dream that one day seemingly materializes when he meets Philippe, the son of his dying estate manager. Will Paul turn against his own blood and make Philippe the rightful heir of his family estate? Directed by Giles Legrand.
Sponsored by Friends of the Highland Park Public Library.
Rosemarys Baby (1968)
Rosemary (Mia Farrow) and her struggling actor husband, Guy (John Cassavettes), move into a new apartment in New York, where they are surrounded by odd neighbors and events. Guys career begins to pick up and soon after Rosemary becomes pregnant, which happens to follow a disturbing dream. Confused and fearful, Rosemary begins to suspect that a friendly neighborly couple may have special plans for her unborn baby. Roman Polanski directed this film.
Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center.
Nickolas Butler's novel "Shotgun Lovesongs" is itself a lovesong dedicated to the American Midwest. Narrated in turns by a group of friends who grew up together in small-town Little Wing, Wisconsin, the absorbing story explores all the various shapes the idea of home can take.