JOURNEYS October 25-November 9
Faces of presenters in the 2014 Chicago Humanities Festival

25th Chicago Humanities Festival

This fall, join us for more than 100 events across Chicago. The 25th Anniversary Chicago Humanities Festival, Journeys, takes place October 25–November 9, 2014.

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Jessye Norman: Stand Up Straight and Sing!

Opera legend Jessye Norman comes to Chicago to share her extraordinary journey from a childhood in segregated Augusta, Georgia, to star of the world’s grandest stages. Her memoir Stand Up Straight and Sing! deepens our appreciation for her stunning musical gifts. Get up close and personal with one of history’s greatest singers.

Opera dramaturg Colin Ure joins Ms. Norman in conversation.

This program is presented in partnership with Lyric Unlimited—an initiative of Lyric Opera of Chicago—and the School of the Art Institute.