Friday, July 10
6 - 9 p.m.
Peter Turnley is renowned for his photography of the realities of the human condition. His photographs have been featured on the cover of Newsweek 43 times and are published frequently in the world’s most prestigious publications. He has worked in over 90 countries and has witnessed most major stories of international geo-political and historic significance in the last thirty years. His photographs draw attention to the plight of those who suffer great hardships or injustice. He also affirms with his vision the many aspects of life that are beautiful, poetic, just, and inspirational.
Since 1975, Turnley has also continually photographed the life of Paris, his adopted home. Turnley was born in the U.S., but has lived more than half his life in Paris. His tender, humorous, and sensual view of Paris, offers distinct contrast to the stark realities depicted in his photojournalism. He has photographed the extensively the life of Paris these past 35 years, as well as across the island of Cuba.
Friday, September 4
6 - 9 p.m.
Jeff Garlin's talent encompasses writing, producing, directing, acting, and performing stand-up comedy.
Jeff's stand-up special, "Our Man In Chicago," filmed in his hometown, is streaming exclusively on Netflix. Jeff's voice-over credits include: "Toy Story 3" and "Toy Story 4," as Buttercup, "Paranorman," "WALL-E," and "Cars 2." His acclaimed films include 2007's "I Want Someone To Eat Cheese With" adapted from his solo stage show, 2013's "Dealin' With Idiots," and "Handsome," the first Netflix murder mystery in 2017.
Jeff performs comedy weekly around Los Angeles, including regular shows at the Hollywood Improv and frequent dates at Largo at the Coronet, as well as comedy gigs across the country.
Check out F*ck Cancer, a charity Jeff proudly supports, serving on its Board of Directors.
(All proceeds from “Big Bowl of Wonderful” here in Chicago will be donated to this charity. 100 percent. Because F*ck Cancer.)