Chicago Humanities Festival | Stages, Sights & Sounds | International Children's Theater Festival | May 6-24, 2014
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Stages, Sights and Sounds 2014

Stages, Sights & Sounds offers lively theatrical and hands-on experiences for every age, with 48 performances at three Chicago venues, May 6–24.

Jessye Norman

Jessye Norman - May 19

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.

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The Art of Simple Food: Alice Waters in Conversation with Ruth Reichl

Legendary Chez Panisse restaurateur and Slow Food icon Alice Waters and Ruth Reichl, one of our greatest living food writers, come together for a rare and intimate conversation about culinary culture. The two will dish on Waters’ latest cookbook, The Art of Simple Food II, and discuss the Edible Schoolyard Project, which has revolutionized school lunch programs, cultivating the next generation of thoughtful eaters.

This program is presented in partnership with Green City Market, the Edible Schoolyard Project, and the Art Institute of Chicago.