Midway at twilight (by salvagekat)
It’s snowing today. Not that much (in fact…only flurries), but still - we thought we’d share these wintery UChicago photos of the Midway with you, from when it really was winter.
Midnight Soccer-Playing ‘neath the Stars
A UChicago tradition that is venerated above all others because it confers upon each and everyone of you the duty to crush and obliterate the dreams of your rival house. Oh but it’s all fun and games and played in good spirit. It usually starts up around 10-30pm and goes on until 11-30 so Midnight is a little bit of a misnomer. Still, night after night, Midway Plaisance is the scene for some grand battles.
Flooded ticket area at Midway Airport, 1957, Chicago.
Hyde Park Jazz Festival
2 days. 17 hours. Over 170 musicians across 17 stages. This year’s festival on the 29th and 30th of September is set to be the biggest ever. Like last year, there will be performances in UChicago buildings such as the Oriental Institute and the Logan Center. Headliner Miguel Zenon (pictured above) will be performing in Rockefeller Chapel. Here’s the website in case you want more information.
(Photo from the Chicago Tribune)
The Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts (photo by Jason Smith).
Skating on the Midway
Need a study break? $6 skate rental, admission free, bring your own skills. See you on the ice!