Discussion. “Wither the Movement? The Future of American Labor Unions.” 6 p.m., Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St., 773-834-4671, free. With AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, AFSCME President Lee Saunders and USW International President Leo Gerard.(…)
In Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates. 6:30-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place, 773-947-0600, $10. A discussion with the Atlantic writer. To buy tickets, visit dusablemuseum.eventbrite.com.
Speed Artist Talks. 6-8 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Guests are invited to hear 5-minute talks from each of the artists participating the Art Center’s Center Program, and then(…)
Exploring Sustainability Across Campus. 4-6 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-7292. A discussion of current and future initiatives to foster sustainability on the U. of C. campus, with Steve Wiesenthal,(…)
Concert. “Chicago Latino Composers, Part Two.” 7-8:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Fonema Consort performs.
Gallery Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center, gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Artists Elizabeth McIntosh and Mina Totino, whose works are on display in the Logan Center’s current exhibit, “Szalon,” present.
Reading. 6 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524, free. With fiction writers Will Boast, Rachel DeWoskin and Vu Tran.
Lecture. “Valuing Water.” 4:30-6 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Christiana Z. Peppard, of Fordham University, presents.