Concert. “Funkin with Acoustic Soul — Tribute to Jimi Hendrix and James Brown.” 6-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, suggested donation of $5. Part of the “Sounds(…)
Information session. Young Professional Leaders Meeting. 6:15-8:15 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, oi.uchicago.edu. Learn about the Oriental Institute’s Young Professional Leaders, a group of 22- to 45-year olds who support the museum(…)
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 vocalists Julia Huff and Sharon Mevaa.
“Hyde Park-Kenwood Stories.” 2-4 p.m., Montgomery Place, 5550 S. Shore Drive, 773-493-1893, hydeparkhistory.org. The Hyde Park Historical Society hosts their fifth annual oral history program. Participants tell stories related to neighborhood parks. RSVP by calling(…)
Music. 9 p.m.-midnight, Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St., 773-324-1999, chantchicago.com. Chester McSwain Jazz Band performs.
Movies in the Park. 6 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. Screening of “20 Feet From Stardom,” starring Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer and Patti Austin.
Author Talk. 3 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, semcoop.com. Discussion with Lauren Francis-Sharma, author of “‘Til the Well Runs Dry.”
Discussion. “Adult Book Discussion.” 1-2:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Participants discuss “Love Anthony” by Lisa Genova.