A public celebration of the life of Chicago journalist Andrew Patner will be held in Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center on March 18. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required. Seating is general admission and on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Andrew Patner, who passed away on February 3, was the critic-at-large for WFMT-FM and contributing critic on classical music for the Chicago Sun-Times. A Chicago native and longtime Hyde Park resident, he also was a popular speaker, lecturer and moderator, and author of I.F. Stone: A Portrait (Pantheon, 1988).
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