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11:00 am

Veteran’s Day Gathering

November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Vietnam Memorial, 330 Chicago Riverwalk
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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As has been the annual tradition, an gathering and observance on Veteran's Day will be held at the Vietnam Memorial in Chicago, by VVAW, VFP, About Face (IVAW). It should be noted that 2018 is the 100th anniversary of what was originally called Armistice Day following a cessation of fighting in WWI and the name […]

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3:00 pm

Imagine Armistice in Chicago

November 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lutheran School of Theology, 1100 E. 55th St
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Violence is an epidemic in our city and our nation.  We follow separate paths but we are united in the quest for justice and peace.  We invite you to join with other individuals and groups and share a thought - imagine Chicago without violence.  We're using Armistice Day and John Lennon's song to coalesce our strength. Together we can stop the […]

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5:45 pm

Democracy in Crisis – Tom Ginsburg, Ph.D., J.D.

November 11, 2018 @ 5:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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Professor of Political Science and the Leo Spitz Professor of International Law at the University of Chicago Tom Ginsburg is co-author of the newly published book, How to Save a Constitutional Democracy : Explores how healthy democracies mutate into authoritarian or oligarchic government systems. Explains how these systems are now on the rise around the world. Sounds […]

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7:00 pm


November 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
The Hideout, 1354 West Wabansia
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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This Veterans Day the National Veterans Art Museum and the Hideout remembers veteran musician Jacob David George and celebrates the legacy of veteran artists with an evening of music and poetry at the Hideout. Funds raised from the event will go to supporting the first ever NVAM Triennial & Veteran Art Summit set for May 2019. All veterans that attend will […]

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