It seems like it was only yesterday that Anjelica Huston closed out the Chicago Humanities Festival season, but another lineup of speakers is already waiting in the wings. The Humanities Festival announced its two-month-long winter season on Wednesday.
It begins with “Le Petit Cirque” (Jan. 17-18), an exploration of sound and circus from electroacoustic musician Laurent Bigot, at the Vittum Theater (1012 Noble St.).
On Jan. 28., Ethiopian-American writer Dinaw Mengestu will discuss his latest novel, “All Our Names,” at the Old Town School of Folk Music (4545 N. Lincoln Ave.).
Scott McCloud will take the stage of the Art Institute’s Rubloff...