LGC Sponsors Chicago Humanities Festival session with award-winning journalist Brooke Gladstone

Sunday, October 29, 2017
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

This event is sold out.

Join us for this FREE event as we sponsor award-winning journalist Brooke Gladstone at the Chicago Humanities Festival. 

LGC is proud to sponsor Brooke Gladstone: Trouble with Reality at the annual Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) on Sunday, Oct. 29. Gladstone will be joined by Alison Cuddy, CHF's Marilynn Thoma Artistic Director, for this timely discussion about the media and how it shapes our perceptions of the world. While this event is sold out, we have a block of tickets available to Fellows for FREE as part of our partnership with CHF. LGC will introduce the program, which will take place in the Chicago Athletic Association's Stagg Court. Afterwards, we invite Fellows and guests to join us in the Drawing Room to continue the conversation.

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Brooke Gladstone is a Peabody Award–winning journalist and media analyst. She is the co-host and managing editor of the public radio newsmagazine radio show and podcast On the Media, and has written for The Washington PostThe Boston Globe, and Slate. She is also the author of The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media. She lives with her husband, the journalist Fred Kaplan, in Brooklyn.

Alison Cuddy is the Chicago Humanities Festival's Marilynn Thoma Artistic Director. Prior to the Festival, she spent more than 10 years at WBEZ, the NPR affiliate in Chicago. There she helped launch Odyssey, a nationally syndicated talk show of arts and ideas, hosted the newsmagazine Eight Forty-Eight and reported on arts and culture. She holds a Masters of Arts in English from the University of Pittsburgh, and a BA in Cinema Studies from Concordia University.


TRANSPORTATION 

Chicago Athletic Association is located near several CTA stations. For accessible CTA stations, use Lake (red line) or Jackson Blue.

PARKING

Chicago Athletic Association offers valet parking at its 71 E. Madison Entrance. The rate is $28.00 for up to four hours without restaurant validation, or up to $18.00 with restaurant validation. For additional hourly rates, click here.

ACCESSIBILITY
Chicago Athletic Association is fully accessible. Ramp access is available at the Michigan Avenue Entrance and elevators are located throughout with access to all floors. Assistive listening devices are available. For specific accessibility requests, please contact the CHF Box Office here or by phone at 312.494.9568.

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