The Chicago Humanities Festival’s five-program spring season delves into topics as diverse as baked goods and enormous cameras.
First, the organization was to announce Monday, Scott Simon, host of NPR’s “Weekend Edition,” will discuss his new memoir “Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime” at the Chicago Temple (77 W. Washington St.). Simon will be joined onstage by Alison Cuddy on April 9.
On April 22, Mindy Segal, the founder of HotChocolate restaurant in Bucktown, will talk about her new cookbook, “Cookie Love,” at Bottom Lounge (1375 W. Lake St.) alongside WBEZ’s Monica Eng and Louisa Chu.
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