Calendar

Feb
9
Tue
Performance. 2nd Tuesday Jazz Jam Session @ Hyde Park Union Church, North Entrance
Feb 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Performance. 2nd Tuesday Jazz Jam Session. Free. 5-7 p.m. Hyde Park Union Church, North Entrance, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave. Musicians of all ages are invited to join in.

Music. French Quarter Style: A Musical Celebration of Resilience and the Preservation of Ole’ Orleans @ The Promontory
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm

Music. French Quarter Style: A Musical Celebration of Resilience and the Preservation of Ole’ Orleans. $15-$30. 7 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. All guests are welcome to stay for the 9th Annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Funk Party.

Event. The 9th Annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Funk Party @ The Promontory
Feb 9 @ 9:00 pm

Event. The 9th Annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Funk Party. $5 until 10 p.m./$10 after. 9 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave.

Feb
10
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Feb 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Worship. Open Space. 11:30 a.m.-noon, every Wednesday, Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8200. A brief worship service co-sponsored by the U. of C. Divinity School and Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, and planned by a student-led worship committee.

Discussion. Meet the Author: Jordan Rivers @ Blackstone Library
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm

Discussion. Meet the Author: Jordan Rivers. 6:30 p.m. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Join us or a book reading of “The Spider that Grew and Grew” followed by a discussion with author Jordan Rivers.

Event. Opening Reception: Monster Roster @ Smart Museum of Art
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Event. Opening Reception: Monster Roster. Free. 7-9 p.m. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. Monster Roster brings together approximately 60 major paintings, sculptures and works on paper in order to provide the definitive account of the movement. The event will feature performances, live poetry and prose, tours, video and food and cocktails.

Feb
11
Thu
Film. U. of C. Service League Movie: “Water” @ Hyde Park Art Center
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm

Film. U. of C. Service League Movie: “Water”. $2 donation. 1 p.m. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. This month’s movie, “Water,” is an Indian film about a child widow who is disposed of by being sent to an ashram, or perhaps just about the plight of widows. Everyone is invited.

Family. Valentine’s Day Story Crafts @ Blackstone Library
Feb 11 @ 4:30 pm

Family. Valentine’s Day Story Crafts. 4:30 p.m. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Join us for stories and make a craft for the one you love as we celebrate Valentine’s Day. Open to children ages 5 and up.

Reading. Poet Ed Roberson @ Logan Center
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm

Reading. Poet Ed Roberson. 6 p.m. Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St. Recipient of the 2015 Ron Offen Poetry Prize, Ed Roberson reads from his canon of ten books of poetry.

Meeting. Ray School LSC Meeting @ William H. Ray Elementary School, Cafeteria
Feb 11 @ 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Meeting. Ray School LSC Meeting. 6:15-7 p.m. William H. Ray Elementary School, Cafeteria, 5631 S. Kimbark Ave. Meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday.

Meeting. Nichols Park Council Meeting @ The Fieldhouse
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Meeting. Nichols Park Council Meeting. 7-9 p.m. The Fieldhouse, 1355 E. 53rd St. We meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

Feb
12
Fri
Exhibit. Alex Chitty: “Turning Spoons Into Forks.” @ Hyde Park Art Center
Feb 12 all-day

Exhibit. Alex Chitty: “Turning Spoons Into Forks.” Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Artist Alex Chitty liberates ordinary objects from their mundane life in her solo show “Turning Spoons into Forks.” Muted elements of our complex and vibrant physical surroundings are intentionally amplified in Chitty’s work.

Event. Meet and Greet with Dr. Ysaye Barnwell @ University Church of Chicago
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Event. Meet and Greet with Dr. Ysaye Barnwell. Free. 6-8:30 p.m. University Church of Chicago, 5655 S. University Ave. Join us in an intimate evening of conversation and singing in the upstairs meeting hall at the University Church of Chicago. We’ll sit, talk, sing and share our thoughts as good friends do.

Feb
13
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House

Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House. 9 a.m., every Saturday and Sunday, Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, flwright.org, $55 non-members, $45 members. Tour includes spaces not normally open to the public, including the servant’s wing and billiards room, and the third floor.

Feb
14
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House

Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House. 9 a.m., every Saturday and Sunday, Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, flwright.org, $55 non-members, $45 members. Tour includes spaces not normally open to the public, including the servant’s wing and billiards room, and the third floor.