Dance Night. “Contra Dance.”

When: December 7, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: Ida Noyes Hall, Third Floor, 1212 E. 59th St.

When: December 7, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Where: Ida Noyes Hall, Third Floor, 1212 E. 59th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Dance Night. “Contra Dance.” 8-11 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, Third Floor, 1212 E. 59th St., $6 general admission, $3 students. With performances by The Yellow Jackets and more. Presented by the U.(…)

42nd Annual Crafts Open House

When: December 7, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: 4810 S. Ellis Ave.

When: December 7, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Where: 4810 S. Ellis Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events 42nd Annual Crafts Open House. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 4810 S. Ellis Ave. Featuring drawings, purses, pillows, ceramics and more.

Teacher Workshop. “Teaching Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture with the Oriental Institute Museum Collection.”

When: December 7, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.

When: December 7, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Teacher Workshop. “Teaching Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture with the Oriental Institute Museum Collection.” 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $40 non-members, $30 members. U. of C. archaeologist Megaera Lorenz presents.(…)

Film Screening. “The Middle of Nowhere.”

When: December 6, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.

When: December 6, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Film Screening. “The Middle of Nowhere.” 7-9:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. A screening of Ava DuVernay’s 2012 Sundance Best Director Award-winning film.

Author Talk

When: December 6, 2013 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.

When: December 6, 2013 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Author Talk. 4-5 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Jakobi Williams, author of “From the Bullet to the Ballot: The Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party and Racial Coalition Politics(…)

Open Studio

When: December 6, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave.

When: December 6, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Open Studio. 6-9 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. With artists John Preus, Assaf Evron and Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford.

Annual Holiday Art Sale

When: December 6, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave.

When: December 6, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Annual Holiday Art Sale. 6-9 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Featuring Hyde Park Art Center student work for sale, including pottery, prints, paintings and photographs.

Jumu’ah Prayers

When: December 6, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St.

When: December 6, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Where: Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Jumu’ah Prayers. 1-1:30 p.m. and 1:45-2:15 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100. Muslim Friday prayers.