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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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Exhibit A

What to do and where to go.
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[5/11] THURSDAY  

6–8 p.m. The second part of the Classic Kink program features a tour of the physique photography of Chuck Renslow and Etienne in the Leather Archives & Museum, which features the history and culture of the kink, fetish, and leather communities in Chicago. The tour will be followed by a demonstration on safe practices of kink by RACK, the Risk-Aware Consensual Kink RSO. Leather Archives & Museum, free but register in advance at smartmuseum.uchicago.edu. 

7:30 p.m. The tale of a man and his best friend…who happens to be an invisible six-foot rabbit. Check out the opening night of Harvey, a Pulitzer Prize–winning comedy about friendship and family. Court Theatre, $15 student/$5 rush student. 

[5/12] FRIDAY 

7 p.m. Partake in a night of performance and free food as Sliced Bread holds its spring issue launch party, featuring Men in Drag, UC Dancers, solo performers, and an open mic. Who knows, Robert J. Zimmer might even show up. McCormick Tribune Lounge, Reynolds Club, free.  

[5/13] SATURDAY 

5–7 p.m. As part of their weeklong celebration SpringFest, the Festival of the Arts (FOTA) will host a gallery event titled “Art After Dark.” Admire the work of your classmates and pick up a print to decorate your walls. Reynolds Club, prints $5.  

7 p.m. Doc Films will be hosting a screening of the Academy Award–nominated documentary I Am Not Your Negro, which is based on James Baldwin’s unfinished essay of personal recollections about civil rights leaders Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. Following the screening will be a panel discussion with Jacqueline Stewart (professor, cinema and media studies), Paul Cato (Ph.D. student, social thought), and Cecil McDonald Jr. (2012–13 Arts and Public Life/Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture artist-in-residence). Max Palevsky Cinema, $5. 

8–9:30 p.m. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is coming to campus! Listen to musical interpretations of Pelléas and Mélisande accompanied by a performance choreographed by the Hyde Park School of Dance. Following the show, there will be a panel discussion with literary experts and the founding artistic director of the Hyde Park School of Dance. Logan Center for the Arts, free. 

[5/14] SUNDAY 

8–10 p.m. The Festival of the Arts’ SpringFest concludes with a Finale Soirée. Nibble on refreshments while enjoying performances by the Underground Collective, Occam's Razor, and more! Performance Penthouse, Logan Center for the Arts, free. 

 
 

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