Rest in Power: The Enduring Legacy of Trayvon Martin by Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin

February 16 and 17

Rest in Power

Tickets on sale now for this powerful conversation with the parents of Trayvon Martin.

George Saunders c David Crosby

March 2

George Saunders

Tickets on sale now! Hear the author discuss his highly-anticipated first novel: Lincoln in the Bardo.

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April 28 – 30

Join us this April for Springfest/17: Stuff for 20+ programs, including Sheryl Sandberg and Marie Kondo!

A sold out audience watches Maureen Dowd and David Axelrod at Fallfest/16: Speed

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Fallfest/16 Highlights

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Lin-Manuel Miranda in Conversation with Chris Jones See all Videos

HAMILTON and IN THE HEIGHTS creator Lin-Manuel Miranda discusses his Puerto Rican roots, how they turned him into the writer he is today, and feeling right at home in Chicago, IL.

On September 23, Miranda joined Chicago Humanities Festival and the Chicago Tribune for a conversation about his life, his influences, and even a little bit of freestyling at the Lyric Opera of Chicago with Tribune theater critic Chris Jones. To watch the full program, click here.