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  • Movies and the 1893 Chicago World's Fair
    Oct 30, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM CDT
    Facebook Live and YouTube Live
    Commemorate the closing date of 1893 Chicago World's Fair by learning about its links to movies
  • Tragedy on Chicago's Circus Train
    Oct 31, 10:00 AM – 10:20 AM
    Facebook Live and YouTube Live
    Learn about a potentially haunted cemetery plot called Showmen’s Rest and its place in circus, film, and TV history.
  • Chicago and 'The Wizard of Oz' in Sculpture
    Nov 03, 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM
    Facebook Live and YouTube Live
    Walk virtually through a Chicago park whose artwork honors 'The Wizard of Oz'
  • Chicago, Christmas Movies, & Class Stereotypes
    Dec 06, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CST
    Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd, Brookfield, IL 60513, USA
    Three of the most beloved Christmas movies are set in Chicago. Let's consider what they have to say about social class.
  • Chicago, Christmas Movies, & Class Stereotypes
    Dec 09, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CST
    Zoom | Niles-Maine District Library
    Three of the most beloved Christmas movies are set in Chicago. Let's consider what they have to say about social class.
  • Chicago and Cinema's First African American Kiss
    Dec 12, 4:00 PM – 4:15 PM
    Facebook Live and YouTube Live
    Join our free virtual walking tour to the site of the Chicago studio that filmed the movies' first onscreen kiss by an African American couple.
  • Chicago's Yellow Brick Road and 'The Wizard of Oz'
    Dec 13, 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM
    Facebook Live and YouTube Live
    Follow Chicago's yellow brick road to the spot where L. Frank Baum's penned the children's book
  • Chicago, Christmas Movies, & Class Stereotypes
    Dec 14, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CST
    Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126, USA
    Three of the most beloved Christmas movies are set in Chicago. Let's consider what they have to say about social class.
  • Chicago and Movies in Prison | Public Walking Tour
    Multiple Dates
    May 01, 2022, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Old Joliet Prison, 1125 Collins St, Joliet, IL 60432, USA
    Take a unique walking tour of a suburban Chicago prison used in movies and TV shows
  • Dolly Parton in Chicago
    Time is TBD
    Facebook Live and YouTube Live
    Short virtual tour to a mural in Chicago devoted to Dolly Parton