Sunday April 24 – “Desk Theories II” by by Volvox Théatron

Nuclear plants tragedy and radiation emergency in Japan inspired Kiku Hibino to revisit his previous piece, “Desk Theories” (2010), an intensively electricity-dependent multi-media performance, and to create a sequel piece in collaboration with Yoko Katagiri and Aiko Kojima (Volvox Théatron). On site, there was a charity sale of Volvox Théatron logo-ed tote bags handmade by Yoko. Proceeds and all the collected donations will be sent to Japan Chernobyl Foundation, the NPO engaging in relief effort for victims of earthquake and radiation emergency in Japan.

Saturday April 23 – “Side Park” A Memory Share of North West Hyde Park

Paul Durica speaks on the Illinois Central Railroad and its history in Hyde Park.

Sam Guard speaks on spring time and renewal in Chicago.

Ken Shug shares his history in Hyde Park and his experiences with cooperative housing in the 1950s.