7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20
Mandel Hall, 5706 S. University Ave. 752-1127.
The age-old feud between proponents of latkes (potato pancakes) and proponents of hamentashen (triangular pastries) continues with the 55th annual Latke-Hamentash Symposium, as panelists will draw upon their various academic disciplines to extol the virtues of latkes or hamentashen. This years panelists will be Ted ONeill, Dean of College Admissions; George Glauberman, Professor in Math and the College; and Moshe David Herr, professor in history at Hebrew University and Visiting Professor in the Divinity School. Ted Cohen, Professor in Philosophy, will moderate the debate. A reception will be held following the symposium.
Home Sports Events
Henry Crown Field House, 5550 S. University Ave.
Midway Classic, 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 and noon Sunday, Nov. 18
vs. Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20
vs. Carleton, 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24
Midway Classic, 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 and 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18
vs. Carleton, 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24
vs. Carthage, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28
vs. Wheaton, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29
Ewa Podles, contralto, and Garrick Ohlsson, piano
8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16
A pre-concert talk, free to ticket holders, will be at 7 p.m.
Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. 702-8068. $29 general, $11 students.
Contralto Ewa Podles will make her Chicago recital debut with pianist Garrick Ohlsson in a program of all Russian music, including songs by Rachmaninoff, Mussorgsky and etudes.
8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. 702-8068. $29 general, $11 students.
The 2001-2002 Early Music Series will open with the return of Les Arts Florissants, a baroque vocal and instrumental ensemble from Paris. They will perform March-Antoine Charpentiers Midnight Mass for Christmas Eve, H. 9, and In navitatem Domini canticum, H. 416.
Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service
11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. 752-1911.
The 74th annual Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service will be a celebration of the religious and community diversity of both the Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods. Rabbi Elliot Gertel of Congregation Rodfei Zedek will speak, and the Chicago Childrens Choir, saxophonist Jimmy Ellis and organist Thomas Weisflog will perform. An offering will be taken in support of the Hyde Park-Kenwood Interfaith Councils hunger projects, including the Community Food Pantry and Open Kitchen.