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Bach’s coffee

In eighteenth-century Leipzig, a new temptation beckoned from the street corners–coffee. This new luxury inspired Johann Sebastian Bach to write a miniature comic opera known as the “Coffee Cantata.” Last year, a group of University of Chicago students founded the…

Smart Students, Smart Families

The pristine walls of the Smart Museum house many of the University of Chicago’s greatest artistic assets. It makes sense, then, that the museum would be included in the program of the University’s Family Weekend, when parents come to tour…