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Lyric Opera of Chicago launches its new season with a new production of Wagners Das Rheingold, the first opera of the epic four-part Ring cycle, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis and directed by David Pountney. 6 p.m., Civic Opera House, 20 North Wacker Drive. Six performances through October 22. Tickets start at $34. Map. More info.
How to become a Better Board Member, a free seminar covering the many items necessary to be a successful board member. Tips for successful meetings, operations, and financial management. Topics include: How to run a One-Hour Board Meeting; Reading and Understanding Monthly Financial Statements; Board Positions, Responsibilities, Limits and Liabilities; Legal issues and updates. Presented by Michael Kim, Attorney, Michael C. Kim & Associates and Jim Stoller, President, The Building Group, Inc. 7 p.m., 1221 North LaSalle Street. Reservations are required. For more information or to RSVP, contact RSVP@BuildingGroup.com. Map.
City Club of Chicago presents Illinois Attitudes: Discussion of the Latest Simon Poll. Founded in 1997 by Paul Simon, former two-term U.S. Senator from Illinois and one-time presidential candidate, the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute acts on significant and controversial issues impacting the region, state, nation, and world.
Panelists: David Yepsen, director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and former political columnist. John Jackson, teacher, researcher, and administrator at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Becky Carroll, considered one of Chicagos top public affairs strategists. Pat Brady, a government affairs consultant.11:30 a.m. reception, 12:00 p.m. luncheon. Maggianos Banquets, 111 West Grand Avenue. Cost: $50. Map. More info.