Chicago Cultural Center LunchBreak

By Kari Geltemeyer in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 9, 2005 4:29PM

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Can’t decide whether the chicken or the burger is your afternoon delight? Why not screw the moral quandary and check out the FREE LunchBreak programs at the Chicago Cultural Center instead.

This ongoing weekday series offers something for every wandering soul whose noontime errands are already run: Classical Mondays bring classical and opera performances; Jazz Café Tuesdays are for jazz, blues, and cabaret; the Dame Myra Hess concert series on Wednesdays puts the spotlight on classical up-and-comers; there’s a mix of art lectures and discussions on Thursdays; and pop, rock, world, and folk offerings on Acoustic Café Fridays.

Upcoming March programs include:

Wed. March 16
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert: Oscar Macchioni, piano, performs works by Villa-Lobos, Bolcom, Castro and Ginastera.
Preston Bradley Hall

Thurs. March 17
Gallery Talk: "Chicago, 1964–2004: Photographs by Gary Stochl."
Stochl and Lanny Silverman, Curator of Exhibitions, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, discuss the exhibition.
Michigan Avenue Galleries

Fri. March 18
Acoustic Café: Nathaniel Braddock Ensemble, guitar/jazz.
Randolph Café

Mon. March 21
Classical Monday: The Juliani Ensemble performs music of Schubert and Mendelssohn.
Preston Bradley Hall

Tues. March 22
Jazz Café: Brad Wheeler Trio with Kelly Sill & Tim Davis, jazz standards and originals.
Randolph Café

Chicago Cultural Center
, 78 E. Washington St.
All programs begin at 12:15 p.m.
Admission is FREE.
Contact the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs at 312-744-6630 for more info.

Image from cityofchicago.org.