Family Program: The Secret of the Mummies. 1:30-3:30 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th Street, Chicago, 773-702-9514, 773-702-9507, oi.uchicago.edu, free. Visitors take a gallery tour, get near a reproduction mummy and see “Mummies Made in Egypt,” a film from PBS’ Reading Rainbow series.
Sunday Evening Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Hyde Park Jazz Society, Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., hydeparkjazzsociety.com, $10 for adults, $5 for university students with ID. Saxophonist Geof Bradfield performs.
Logan Center Family Saturdays: Fulcrum Point-Afro Beats. 2-4 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall 074, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, $10 adults, $5 children, free workshops. Chicago-based ensemble Fulcrum Point presents.
“Navigating the Cultural Divide: Bridging the Gap Between our Professional, Public and Private Selves.”
“Navigating the Cultural Divide: Bridging the Gap Between our Professional, Public and Private Selves.” 9 a.m.-Noon, School of Social Service Administration, lobby, 969 E. 60th St., 773-702-1250, ssa.uchicago.edu, $15. Panelists include: Jinnie English, CEO of the International and Chicago’s High Achievers, Norman Kerr, vice president of the Chicago Institute for Transforming Youth, Denice Murray, deputy(…)
Curator Tour. 2-3 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchicago.edu, free. Jessica Moss, Smart Museum associate curator for contemporary art, gives a tour of “The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism In India since 1989,” and explores how artists in India have inspired social and political dialogue through provocative and engaging public(…)
Jumu’ah Prayers. Noon-12:45 p.m. and 12:45-1:45 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St. Muslim Friday prayers.
Discussion. Watered Down. 6:30-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, free. In conjunction with the museum’s “Dust in their Veins” exhibit. Panelists include: Candace Hunter, the creator of “Dust in their Veins,” Soyini Madision, professor of anthropology, performance studies, and African studies at Northwestern University, Kim Miller, co-founder(…)
Discussion. Diasporal Vertigo. 6-8 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org, free. Author Valorie Thomas speaks with painter Candida Alvarez and film-maker Cauleen Smith, whose work is currently on exhibition at the Hyde Park Art Center. The event is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture(…)