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NUcal: A guide to events happening on campus, in Evanston and Chicago this week

Annie Bruce, Reporter

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Monday, Nov. 26

What: Raising Awareness, Reducing STIGMA

When: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Where: Harris Hall, 1881 Sheridan Road

Cost: Free

The Undergraduate Psychology Association and NU Active Minds present a panel featuring students and professionals talking about mental disorders and stigma attached to them. There will also be pizza at the event.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

What: National Theatre Live presents “Timon of Athens”

When: 7 to 10 p.m.

Where: Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive

Cost: $10 for students and $20 for general admission

National Theatre Live presents a performance of William Shakespeare’s “Timon of Athens.”

Wednesday, Nov. 28

What: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Chicago Politics and the 2012 Election

When: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Where: Ryan Auditorium, 2145 Sheridan Road

Cost: Free

Northwestern alumnus and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will speak about the 2012 election and his experience in politics.

Thursday, Nov. 29

What: Redemption: A Tournament of Heroes

When: 11 p.m. to midnight

Where: Shanley Hall, 2031 Sheridan Road

Cost: $5 for students and $10 for general admission

Lovers & Madmen present “Redemption: Tournament of Heroes,” written and directed by Samantha Egle. The show runs through Dec. 1.

Friday, Nov. 30

On campus

What: “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Josephine Louis Theater, 20 Arts Circle Drive

Cost: $15 for students, $22 for adults

The Evanston Dance Ensemble presents their production of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” which runs through Dec. 2.

In Evanston

What: Evanston Public Library Winter Book Sale

When: 12 to 5:30 p.m.

Where: Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave.

Cost: Free

Buy some books at the Evanston Public Library Winter Book Sale; the proceeds go directly towards the library.

In Chicago

What: Global Wake-Up Film Festival

When: 11 a.m.

Where: Columbia College Chicago, 1000 S. Wabash Ave.

Cost: Free

Take a look at the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals by watching film screenings and attending workshops at this free event. 

Saturday, Dec. 1

On campus

What: Holiday Ornament Workshop

When: 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Where: ARTica Studios, 1999 Campus Drive

Cost: $16

Enjoy cookies, fruit and cheese while decorating three ornaments at this workshop. Register online or in person at the Norris Box Office. 

In Evanston

What: “Bah, Humbug!”

When: 3 to 5 p.m. and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Where: Piccolo Theatre, 600 Main St.

Cost: $15 for students, $25 for adults

The Piccolo Theatre presents a “holiday Panto” – a comedic version of “A Christmas Carol.” The show runs through Dec. 22.

In Chicago

What: A Mark Twain Christmas

When: 3 and 5 p.m.

Where: The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 40 E. Erie St.

Cost: $30

“A Mark Twain Christmas” includes performances of Twain’s holiday pieces, such as “The Ice Storm” and “A Letter from Santa Claus.”

Sunday, Dec. 2

On campus

What: In Her Voice: Music By Women, For Women

When: 3 p.m.

Where: Lutkin Hall, 700 University Place

Cost: Free

The Northwestern Women’s Chorus, made up of non-music majors, will perform a wide range of music by female composers.

In Evanston

What: Evanston History Center Holiday Open House

When: 1 to 4 p.m.

Where: Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood Ave.

Cost: Free

Explore the Evanston History Center and enjoy food and music on Sunday afternoon.

In Chicago

What: Lincoln Park Zoo Zoolights

When: 5 to 9 p.m.

Where: Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark St.

Cost: Free

Lincoln Park Zoo event features ice carving, food, animals, and of course, a zoo filled with lights and holiday music. Zoolights run through Jan. 6.


About the Writer
Annie Bruce, Arts & Entertainment Editor

Annie is a Medill senior studying journalism and political science. Her past positions at The Daily include editor of The Current, copy editor and campus reporter. The Arlington Heights, Illinois native is also involved with NU Nights and the Sheil Catholic Center. She previously worked for and Michigan Avenue magazine. You can reach Annie via Twitter or email.