Performance. 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $25 general admission, $15 Oriental Institute members and U. of C. students, faculty and staff. A 90-minute story ballet by choreographer Ron De Jesus, inspired(…)
Lecture. “A Game of Thrones and Coffins: The Death and Resurrection of Osiris.” 5:30-6:30 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Robert Ritner, of the Oriental Institute, presents.
Discussion. 3:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. With Chou Wen-chung, of Columbia University, as part of the Music Colloquium Series.
Gallery Walk-Through. 6 p.m., Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall, fourth floor, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8670, free. Hamza Walker, associate curator and director of education at the Renaissance Society, gives a tour of Josef Strau’s exhibition,(…)
Scavenger Hunt. Wine and Beer through Ancient History. 6:30-9:30 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, $50 general admission, $40 Oriental Institute member, $37.50 four person team. A fundraiser scavenger hunt and ancient beer(…)
Third Thursday. Balance Beams. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Paqrticipants make sculptures that balance on the tip of a pin. All materials provided. Open to adults of all(…)
Lecture. “Institutional Corruption: Congress.” 5-6:30 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 773-702-6030. Lawrence Lessig, of Harvard University, presents.
Lecture. “Four Theses on Modern War.” 4:30 p.m., Wieboldt Hall, room 206, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8494. Jan Miezkowski, of Reed College, presents.