- Cherry Circle Room - -
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
In celebration of the first anniversary of opening our doors to the public, the Chicago Athletic Association hotel is very pleased to present Mrs. Cindy Pritzker as keynote speaker in the hotel’s ongoing Storytelling Series. Mrs. Pritzker’s talk will take place on Tuesday, May 17th from 2-4pm in her namesake, Cindy’s Rooftop, the crown jewel of the Chicago Athletic Association. Marian (Cindy) Friend Pritzker is one of the most distinguished women in Chicago today. Among these distinctions, Mrs. Pritzker served as Founder and President of the Chicago Public Library Foundation. Along with her late husband Jay Prtizker founded the Pritzker Architecture Prize, a distinguished prestigious award that has been compared to the Nobel Prize.
Mrs. Pritzker’s Storytelling Series conversation will be moderated by close friend and American broadcaster, Bill Kurtis. Mr. Kurtis is currently the host of THROUGH THE DECADES, on the DECADES Channel, as well as Mr. Peter Sagal’s co-host on the weekly news quiz, “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me,” on NPR radio. Mr. Kurtis will help in sharing Mrs. Pritzker’s compelling stories, giving guests a glimpse into her ever intriguing life in Chicago.
Please join us for this once in a lifetime conversation. RSVP is very limited.
About the Storytelling Series:
The Chicago Athletic Association Storytelling Series shares compelling stories and interviews from some of the Chicago’s most interesting and inspiring movers, shakers and visitors. From artists, musicians, innovators, adventurers and visionaries with a great story to tell – the series gives an inside look into the experiences, moments and memories that have shaped the speakers, their work and their lives. CAA is known for its rich history, and while the walls can’t talk, the Storytelling Series continues the tradition of welcoming Chicago’s finest talent into its halls to make lasting memories. Only now, we’ll record and share those moments so worth remembering..
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM