Adult Services Room, HP Library

Book Launch "Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago: In Their Own Words"

Meet The Author. John Mayer discusses his new book, "Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago: In Their Own Words," the first book to chronicle the iconic theater company. The book offers an account of its early years and development, from a church basement in Highland Park, its work, and the methodologies that have made it one of the most influential ensemble theaters today and reveals the story of its rise from basement to Broadway. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing. Registration is not required.

Concert - Sones de Mexico Ensemble: A Musical Geography of Mexico

Take a guided musical tour around Mexico with this Grammy-nominated folk music ensemble specializing in Mexican ‘son’ including the regional styles of huapango, gustos, chilenas, son jarocho, and more.
Winners of the 2015 Chicago Music Awards for Best Latin Band, Sones de Mexico has toured, coast-to-coast, performing at The Getty Villa Museum in Los Angeles, Carnegie Hall in New York City, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, DC, Millennium Park in Chicago, and as far as Beijing, China.

David Axelrod in Conversation with Steve Edwards

Meet The Author! David Axelrod, political consultant, senior strategist to President Obama's historic 2008 presidential campaign and re-election campaign, former senior advisor to the president, and director of the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago, discusses his bestselling book, "Believer: My Forty Years in Politics" with Steve Edwards, executive director of the Institute of Politics and former acclaimed host at WBEZ. In his book, Axelrod opens up about his years as a journalist, political consultant, and ultimately, senior advisor to the president.

Storyteller Linda Gorham

Internationally known family entertainer Linda Gorham brings stories to life with her high-spirited and innovative performances full of energy, humor, and imagination. Adults and children alike have fun participating in the show. Shows at 10:30 a.m. or 12:45 p.m.

Storyteller Linda Gorham

Internationally known family entertainer Linda Gorham brings stories to life with her high-spirited and innovative performances full of energy, humor, and imagination. Adults and children alike have fun participating in the show. Shows at 10:30 a.m. or 12:45 p.m.