Bars have long been central to Chicago culture. From the city’s first election—held in the Sauganash Tavern—through the opulent saloons of the Gilded Age and Prohibition-era speakeasies, to generations of ethnically-identified bars, such venues have provided the “third place” where people create community and negotiate identity. We will discuss how writers and film-makers have...
Upcoming Chicago Interest Seminars
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Starting: Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Tuesdays, June 25 – July 30
This class is full and registration is closed.The City that Drinks: American Identity and Chicago Saloon History and Culture
Led by Bill Savage