Author Talk. 5:30-6:30 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Andrew Kaufman, author of “Give War and Peace a Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times,” presents.
The African American Alliance of Chicago recognizes outstanding talent in the African American arts community. To buy tickets, visit aaaachicago.org or call 773-754-3923.
Artist Talk. 1-3 p.m., The Great Frame Up, 1418 E. 53rd St., 773-752-2020. Artist of the Month Ty Watts will discuss his exhibit of photography currently on display at the Great Frame Up.
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. The Hyde Park Jazz Society presents Teddy Thomas.
Author Reading. 3-4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Author Lucy Pick reads from her first novel, “Pilgrimage.”
Film Screening. “Nefertari: The Search for Eternal Life.” 2-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. A screening of the Getty Conservation Institute’s 1993 video about Queen Nefertari, wife of Pharaoh(…)
Sunday at Rockefeller. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100. Music, communion and a sermon.
Conversation. 6 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, $15 Chicago Humanities Festival Members, $20 general admission, $10 students and teachers. A conversation with opera star Renée Fleming.