Movie. “Midweek @ the Midway.” 8-9:40 p.m., Midway Plaisance Center, 1130 Midway Plaisance, 59th Street between Ellis and Woodlawn Avenues, free. Screening of “Man of Steel.” Movies begin at dusk.
Book Launch. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Book launch for “The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan” by Rick Perlstein.
Film. “The Best of the Black Harvest Film Festival.” 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Screening of “In Our Heads About Our Hair,” a documentary about the history and politics(…)
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 guitarist Peter Lerner.
Film. “Treasure Seekers: From Passion to Plunder.” 2-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, oi.uchicago.edu, free. Screening of a documentary that explores treasure seeking, from archaeology to the pillaging of antiquities in the(…)
Music. 9 p.m.-midnight, Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St., 773-324-1999, chantchicago.com. Bad Blood Blues Band performs.
Concert. “Argentine Tango Cuarteto Tanguero Concert.” 5 p.m., Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $10 non-students, $5 students. The musicians of Cuarteto Tanguero play traditional tango music. For(…)
Discussion. “Reciprocal Practices: Teaching/Making/Art.” 3-5 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, Kanter-McCormick Gallery, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Chicago teaching artists discuss the relationship between teaching and making art.