Dance Workshop at Momenta Dance Company
Monday, Jan. 30, 4 – 5 p.m., Academy of Movement & Music
This inclusive dance workshop will be teaching the Humphrey Technique for students
age 8-10. 605 Lake St., Oak Park.
Edith: The Rogue Rockefeller McCormick
Monday, Jan. 30, 1:15-2:15 p.m., Nineteenth Century Charitable Organization
Historical interpreter Ellie Carlson and biographer Andrea Friederici Ross will bring back the fierce, feisty spirit of Edith Rockefeller McCormick, who was responsible in some way for the Brookfield Zoo, Chicago opera, James Joyce’s Ulysses, a cure for scarlet fever, and the popularity of Jungian psychoanalysis. Carlson will personally channel Ms. McCormick for a discussion with Ross. Free, but with a suggested donation of $15 for non-members. 178 Forest Ave., Oak Park.
Hot Chocolate Kit
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Forest Park Public Library
This date happens to be National Hot Chocolate Day. To celebrate, the library is offering free cups of hot cocoa, absolutely free. A library-branded mug is included. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
Not Enough: Why Perfectionism Can Be Bad For You, And What To Do About It
Monday, Jan. 30, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Forest Park Public Library
Perfectionism has its place, but sometimes being too thorough can prevent you from going any farther with your goals. This session teaches where perfectionism comes from, and stories will be shared, discussing how to go beyond mere competence while savoring the journey.
FitzGerald’s Viewing Party: The Blues Brothers
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 7 p.m., FitzGerald’s
John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, more R&B legends than you can shake a stick at, a few good car crashes, Chicago scenery ca. 1979, Carrie Fisher proving she was more than Princess Leia, and tons of quotable quotes. This movie is as good as it gets. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.
The Slink Moss Explosion/Joel Paterson Trio
Saturday, Jan. 28, 8:30 p.m., FitzGerald’s
Slink Moss, the famed rockabilly phantom returns, sounding like a much spookier version of Chris Isaak. Also on the bill: guitarist supreme Joel Paterson. $20, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.