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

Annie Bruce, Reporter

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.