Gallery Walk-Through

When: January 25, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Where: Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall, The University of Chicago, Cobb Lecture Hall, 5811 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Gallery Walk-Through. Noon, Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8670, free. Hamza Walker, associate curator and director of education at the Renaissance Society, gives a tour of Mathias Poledna’s self-titled exhibition currently on(…)

Concert

When: January 25, 2015 @ 3:30 pm
Where: Logan Center, performance hall, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Concert. 3 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $25 general admission, $5 students. The Pacifica Quartet performs, preceded by a 2 p.m. pre-concert lecture. To buy tickets, visit ticketsweb.uchicago.edu.

Concert. “Dear Father: The Book Concert.”

When: January 25, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Concert. “Dear Father: The Book Concert.” 7 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place, 773-947-0600, $30 at the door, $25 advance tickets. Grammy Award-winning poet and author J. Ivy performs with(…)

Primary Stars Book Club

When: January 24, 2015 @ 11:00 am
Where: Blackstone Library, 4944 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Primary Stars Book Club. 11 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants ages 6 to 9 discuss Jeff Kinney’s “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw.”

Monologue Performance

When: January 24, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, IBLA Auditorium, 740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Monologue Performance. 7-10 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, IBLA Auditorium, 740 E. 56th Place, 773-947-0600, free. Actor Roger Guenveur Smith performs a monologue conversation with the late Rodney King, whose 1991 beating by(…)

Concert. “Now and Then I.”

When: January 24, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Logan Center, performance hall, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Concert. “Now and Then I.” 7:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $25 general admission, $5 students. The Pacifica Quartet and eighth blackbird perform, preceded by a pre-concert roundtable conversation, to(…)

Performance. “Mortal City.”

When: January 24, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Logan Center, theater west 115, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Performance. “Mortal City.” 7-8 p.m., Logan Center, theater west 115, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $15 general admission, $5 students. A music performance presented as part of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival. To buy(…)

Performance. “Cartooon.”

When: January 24, 2015 @ 9:00 pm
Where: Logan Center, theater east 127, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Performance. “Cartooon.” 9 p.m., Logan Center, theater east 127, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $15 general admission, $5 students. A three-dimensional “cartoon” presented as part of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival. To buy tickets,(…)