River See Performance. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100. Created and conducted by playwright Sharon Bridgeforth. Part of a national workshop tour.
Contempo: Tribute to Ralph Shapey. 7:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall 074, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8068, $25 general admission, $5 students. A tribute to the founder of the Contemporary Chamber Players of the University of Chicago.
Film Screening. “Blow-Up.” 7 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596. Featuring director Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1966 film.
Artist’s Reception & Exhibition Tour. 6-7 p.m., Logan Center, gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Painter David Schutter gives a tour of his exhibit.
Jumu’ah Prayers. Noon-12:45 p.m. and 12:45-1:45 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St. Muslim Friday prayers.
DJ Night. 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Chant Restaurant, 1509 E. 53rd St., 773-324-1999, chantchicago.com, no cover.
Film Screening. “Refugees in Cinecitta.” 7 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596. Introduction by the film’s director Marco Bertozzi and Noa Steimatsky, of the U. of C.’s Department of Cinema and Media Studies.
“‘No Such Thing as Closure’: Youth Violence in Chicago.” 6-8 p.m., 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., room 107, 773-702-5710. Featuring Rev. Susan Johnson, executive director of Chicago’s Citizens for Change.