Play. “Arcadia.”

When: November 8, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Where: University Church, second floor theater, The University of Chicago, 5655 South University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Play. “Arcadia.” 8 p.m., University Church, second floor theater, 5655 S. University Ave., $10 in advance, $12 at the door, $10 for students and seniors. The opening night for Tom Stoppard’s play, presented by the(…)

South Side Pie Challenge

When: November 8, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 South Kenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

South Side Pie Challenge. 2-5 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., $25 registration fee. Register online at southsidepie.wordpress.com. Pie drop off is from 11 a.m. to noon, with tasting from 2-5 p.m.(…)

Author Talk

When: November 5, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: 57th Street Books, 1301 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Author Talk. 6 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300. Dan Pashman, author of “Eat More Better: How to Make Every Bit More Delicious,” presents.

Performance

When: November 7, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Where: Cobb Lecture Hall, room 306, The University of Chicago, 5811 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Performance. 8 p.m., Cobb Lecture Hall, room 306, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-834-8524, free. Poet LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs presents.

Concert. “The Gailileo Project: Music of the Spheres.”

When: November 7, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Logan Center, performance hall, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Concert. “The Gailileo Project: Music of the Spheres.” 7:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $35 general admission, $5 students. Canadian period instrument orchestra Tafelmusik performs. To buy tickets, visit ticketsweb.uchicago.edu.

Book Salon. “Imagining the Edgy City.”

When: November 7, 2014 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Wilder House, The University of Chicago, 5811 South Kenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Book Salon. “Imagining the Edgy City.” 3:30-6 p.m., Wilder House, 5811 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-702-0230. Focusing on Loren Kruger’s book by the same title.

Talk. “Avoiding a Nuclear Iran.”

When: November 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Harris School of Public Policy, The University of Chicago, 1155 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Talk. “Avoiding a Nuclear Iran.” 6 p.m., Harris School of Public Policy, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-834-4671, free. With Gary Samore, former White House Coordinator for Arms Control to President Barack Obama, and David Sanger,(…)

Knitting Class

When: November 6, 2014 @ 10:00 am
Where: Blackstone Library, 4944 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Knitting Class. 10 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.