“Story Slam.” 6-7:30 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Storyteller Judith Heineman and artist and educator Laura Shaeffer curate a series of story slams. This slam’s theme is “Trauma/Grief.”
Performance. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., hydeparkjazzsociety.com, $10 adults, $5 University students with ID and children with adults. Hyde Park Jazz Society presents Juli Wood’s “Chicago Calling,” featuring saxophonist and singer Juli(…)
Author conversation. “Rickipedia —Jonathan Rieder & Rick Perlstein.” 6 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, semcoop.com. Discussion with Rick Perlstein and Jonathan Rieder, professor of sociology at Barnard College.
“Testimony — Andres L. Hernandez in Conversation.” Noon-1:30 p.m., Logan Center for the Arts, Gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Discussion with artist, designer and educator Andres L. Hernandez.
Family Program. “Hands-On History Series: One. Big. Egyptian Mural.” 11 a.m.-noon, Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, oi.uchicago.edu, free. Participants create an Egyptian-style mural using paper. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended(…)
Lecture Series. “China/Africa and the 21st Century.” 2-5 p.m., Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20, Frontline Books, 5206 S. Harper Ave, 773-288-7718. A two day lecture series focusing on wellness and politics.
Jackson Park Advisory Council Meeting and Picnic. 6:30 p.m., Jackson Park, Iowa Building, 5600 Block of South Everett Ave. The advisory council discusses security needs and provisions with 2nd and 3rd District police. For more(…)
White City Tour. 11 a.m., Jackson Park, Darrow Bridge (behind the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Shore Drive. Learn about the 1983 World’s Fair and its buildings and see spectacular vistas and nature(…)