Events on our radar include a virtual book club, a talk on Afghanistan’s missing history and night of dancing and tribute to Selena
Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities.
Ongoing – 🇺🇦 Borderless has a running list of events organized in Chicago in support of Ukraine.
Thursday, April 21 – 📚 The National Hellenic Museum is hosting a free virtual book club discussing The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri, a book about a Syrian family’s beautiful life in Aleppo until the war starts and they have to escape and migrate to Turkey, Greece and Britain. The event will start at 7 p.m.
Thursday, April 21 – 💃 What better way to celebrate Thursday evening than some dancing! The National Museum of Mexican Art is hosting a Selena tribute dance party with a taco truck and more. The event is from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are $30 and include drinks. Must be 21+ to attend.
Monday, April 25 – 🇦🇫 DePaul University’s International Studies program is hosting a hybrid talk on Afghanistan called “Prisoners of the Past, Victims of the Present: Afghanistan’s Missing History,” presented by Benjamin Hopkins, a history professor at Georgetown University. This hybrid event will be from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. You can attend in person at the Levan Center (2322 N Kenmore Ave.) room 401 or online.
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