Events


Close-Up, Good Bye Lenin

Thursday, April 28@ 7PM Close-Up “A dense and subtle masterpiece from Iran (1990, 97 min.) by Abbas Kiarostami (Taste of Cherry), this documentary–or is it pseudodocumentary?–follows the trial of an unemployed film buff in Tehran who impersonated acclaimed filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf and became intimate with a well-to-do family while pretending […]


In Praise of Love

Thursday, March 3@ 7:15PM In Praise of Love Please join us for a film showing this coming Thursday, on the 3rd of March,at 7:15 pm. Cinematic iconoclast Jean-Luc Godard returned to the forefront of contemporary cinema in 2002 with “In Praise of Love” (Eloge de l’Amour). Shot in both black […]


Taking Sides

Saturday, February 15 @ 7PM Taking Sides A play written and performed by John Graham Davies From success in Albania-Tirana, Bosnia-Sarajevo, Canada-Toronto and Vancouver, England- Edinburgh and London TAKING SIDES – SOLE CHICAGO APPEARANCE! A play written and performed by JOHN GRAHAM DAVIES Directed by: MARCUS ROMER Saturday, February 15, […]


The Wars in the Former Yugoslavia re-examined

Sunday, December 8, 2 pm The First in a Series of Forums on New World Dis-Order: THE WARS IN THE FORMER YUGOSLAVIA RE-EXAMINED A talk by David Watson and a response from Peter Hudis followed by a discussion. Co-sponsored by News and Letters Committees and Open University of the Left. […]


Orchestra Roma Concert – Gypsy style ensemble

LIPA (Links for International Promotion of the Arts) invites you to an evening with the “Orchestra Roma” Gypsy style ensemble Friday, June 28, 2002 at 8:00 pm LIPA Gallery, 160 East Illinois Street, Chicago, IL 60611 (1/2 block east of Michigan Avenue and 1 block south of Grand) “Orchestra Roma” […]