Concert. “‘Backatown’ New Orleans: The Start of This Thing Called Jazz.”

When: December 5, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Chicago, IL

When: December 5, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Where: Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Chicago, IL Categories: Upcoming Events Concert. “‘Backatown’ New Orleans: The Start of This Thing Called Jazz.” 8-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. The Jazz X-tet performs.

Listening Party

When: December 5, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St. Chicago, IL

When: December 5, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St. Chicago, IL Categories: Upcoming Events Listening Party. 7-8 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa plays select recordings and discusses and interprets music with the audience.(…)

Film Screening and Discussion

When: December 5, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 307, 5811 S. Ellis Ave.

When: December 5, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 307, 5811 S. Ellis Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Film Screening and Discussion. 7-9 p.m., Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 307, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-7721. A screening of Don Argott and Sheena Joyce’s film about growing up in a community with(…)

Book Talk

When: December 5, 2013 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, 5733 S. University Ave.

When: December 5, 2013 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Where: Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, 5733 S. University Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Book Talk. 4:30-6 p.m., Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-702-8063. Walter Johnson, of Harvard University, discusses his new book, “River of Dark Dreams.”

Gallery Talk

When: December 5, 2013 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St.

When: December 5, 2013 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Where: Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Gallery Talk. 12:15-1 p.m., Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Abbas Alizadeh, senior research associate of the Oriental Institute, presents. Those attending will meet in the Robert and Deborah Aliber Persian(…)

A Conversation on Careers in Public Service

When: December 5, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.

When: December 5, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Where: Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events A Conversation on Careers in Public Service. Noon-1 p.m., Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Raj Goyle, a former Kansas state representative and the senior advisor to the Shelley and Donald(…)

Author reception

When: December 4, 2013 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave.

When: December 4, 2013 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Author reception. 6:45-8 p.m., Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, free. With Susan O’Connor, author of “Chicago’s Historic Hyde Park” and architect John Vinci. Register at flwright.org. Presented(…)

Author Talk

When: December 4, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Where: Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.

When: December 4, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm Where: Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Author Talk. 6-6:45 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, free. Susan O’Connor Davis, author of “Chicago’s Historic Hyde Park,” and architect John Vinci present. Register at flwright.org. Presented in partnership with(…)