Opera. “Die Fledermaus.” 7-9 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, $30 general admission, $20 students and seniors. American Chamber Opera presents Johann Strauss’ comedy.
Special Shabbat Service. “The Art of Prayer, Poetry and Music.” 7:30 p.m., K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Congregation, 1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd., 773-924-1234, kamii.org. Featuring the world premiere of a commission by Chicago a capella artist director Jonathan Miller.
Film Screening. 7:30-9:15 p.m., Stuart Hall, room 102, 5835 South Greenwood Ave. A Central Asian Studies Society Film Night. For more information, e-mail Claire Roosien at firstname.lastname@example.org
Film Screening and Discussion. 6-8 p.m., Harper Memorial Library, room 130, 1116 E. 59th St., 773-834-1987, free. Featuring the documentary, “Visa al Paraiso,” and a discussion with director Lillian Liberman and U. of C. professor Susan Gzesh.
Reception. 5-6:30 p.m., Midway Studios, 929 E. 60th St., 773-753-4483, free. For the About Chicago Writing Contest.
Film Screening and Discussion. “All Roads Lead to Aubervilliers (1945): Eli Lotar and Social Documentary in France.”
Film Screening and Discussion. “All Roads Lead to Aubervilliers (1945): Eli Lotar and Social Documentary in France.” Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 5 p.m., 773-702-8596, free. Professor Steven Ungar, of the University of Iowa, presents.
Lecture. “Covering the Calamity: The Financial Crisis, and How We Faced It.” 4:30-6 p.m., Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Bethany McLean, contributing editor to Vanity Fair magazine, presents.
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., free.