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Exhibit A

What to do and where to go.

Monday [4/23] 

Monday Night Yoga Class 

Washington Park Arts Incubator, 301 East Garfield Boulevard, 6:30 p.m., free. 

Come learn yoga, mixed with acrobatics and Thai massage, tailored for all levels and free for students. 

Wednesday [4/25] 

History & Forms of Lyric Lecture by Liesl Olson: "Porkpackers and Poetry" 

Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801, 6 p.m, free. 

Liesl Olson, director of Chicago studies at the Newberry Library, will lecture at Logan. 

East of Eden at Doc Films 

Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, 7 p.m., $5. 

See Elia Kazan’s classic film, East of Eden, based on the famous novel by John Steinbeck. There will be a second screening at 9:30 p.m. 

Thursday, [4/26] 

Tea Time Concert: Chamber Music Collage 

Fulton Hall, 4:30 p.m., free. 

This week’s installation of the Tea Time Concert series will feature Trios by Beethoven, Ibert, and Shostakovich, performed by participants from the UChicago Chamber Music Program. As always, complimentary tea and cookies will be served.  

Book Talk: Alexander Todorov’s Face Value 

57th Street Books, 1301 East 57th Street, 6 p.m., free. 

Alexander Todorov, professor of psychology at Princeton University, presents his book on the science of first impressions. His oft-referenced research has been covered by The New York TimesScientific American, and NPR, among others. 

Friday, [4/27] 

Steve Coleman Bing Residency Series 

Bing Art Books, 307 East Garfield Boulevard, 7 p.m., free. 

Hear musicians-in-residence Steve Coleman and the Five Elements Band live at Bing Art Books.  Their two-week residency will include workshops, performances, and South Side-focused outreach.  

Contempo: Tomorrow's Music Today 

Logan Center Performance Hall, 7:30 p.m., free. 

Tomorrow’s Music Today showcases the work of UChicago doctoral candidates in composition. This week, see Ensemble Dal Niente and Contras Quartet perform works by Jack Hughes, Pierce Gradone, Tim Page, and Aaron Helgeson. 

Saturday [4/28] 

Call Me By Your Name at Doc Films 

Max Palevsky Theater, Ida Noyes Hall, 7 p.m., $5. 

Come see one of the year’s most critically acclaimed films, Call Me By Your Name, at Doc Films this Saturday. 

Disney Java Jive 

Ida Noyes, 7:30–11:15 p.m., free. 

Join the Chicago Swing Dance Society for a throwback dance party to jazzy Disney songs such as “I Wan’na Be Like You” and “Ev'rybody Wants to Be a Cat” There will be a beginner lesson from 7:30–8:30 p.m., followed by open dancing and snacks.  

Sunday [4/29] 

UChicago Maya Presents: Haiku

Logan Center Penthouse, 7–9 p.m., free with online sign-up. 

UChicago Maya’s first-ever spring showcase, a pared down version of their winter concept show, will feature short pieces and minimal set and costuming. There will be two back-to-back shows at 7 and 8:30 p.m.

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