Discussion. Fashion Technology: The Tactile Life of Makers. 1-4 p.m. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Join a panel of Warm Kitty, Soft Kitty artists in a discussion on the effect of touch, loss of tactility, and how it is evolving because of technology-in-the-making.
Discussion. Gallery Talk: To See in Black and White. Free. 2-3 p.m. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. Independent curator Kimberly Mims discusses the modern photography from Germany and Central Europe on view in To See in Black and White.
Performance. Middle East Music Ensemble. Free, donations requested at the door. 7 p.m. Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St. Director Wanees Zarour takes the 50-piece ensemble on a tour of Western Asia and Egypt. Guest vocalists and instrumentalists enhance the verve of this standing-room-only event.
Event. Renaissance Society Book Launch. 8 p.m. Logan Center, Performance Penthouse on 9th Floor, 915 E. 60th St. Join us to mark the launch of “Centennial: A History of the Renaissance Society, 1915-2015.”
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.
Event. SoundReligion. 2-6 p.m. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. A fellowship in sound. Vinyl sessions. Hosted by Darryl Mellowman.
Event. 19th Annual Tellebration. $5 in afternoon/$10 for evening. 3-9:30 p.m. Experimental Station, 6100 S. Blackstone Ave. Listen to nationally and regionally acclaimed tellers, a few new voices and youth tellers in our 19th Tellebration. Family stories are 3-5 p.m. and our adult storytelling is 7-9:30 p.m. Multi-cultural tales mixed with personal narrative, drumming, music and audience participation from a broad range of tellers from varied backgrounds. SLI interpretation provided. Put on by The Chicago Storytelling Guild.
Music. The Corner. $5. 7 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. The Corner presents solo performers, duos and trios in an intimate, dynamic performance space. Barriers between performers and audience will be removed, the limitations go genres will be defied, and the creativity of Chicago’s most innovative talents will be brightly spotlighted.
Meeting. Elm Park Advisory Council. Free. 6:30 p.m. Nichols Park Field House, 1355 E. 53rd St. 312-747-2703. Meetings are the last Tuesday of every month, general public welcome.
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.
Event. The Bizarre Ride II: The Pharcyde “Live.” $20. 9 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Pharcyde’s Labcabincalifornia album.
Event. Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration. 11 a.m. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. World Music with the Chicago Children’s Choir and an address by Rabbi Frederick Reeves of KAM Isaiah Israel.
Event. Hyde Park Community Thanksgiving Potluck. 12:30-3 p.m. Augustana Lutheran Church, Gorder Hall, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave. Everyone is welcome, bring a dish to share. We will have turkey and ham. Please let us know if you plan to join us so we will have enough turkey. 773-493-6491.
Event. The Chicago Free Store. 12-8 p.m. Southside Hub of Production, 1448 E. 57th St. Bring things, take things, buy nothing.
Event. Xbox Fun Friday. 2-3:30 p.m. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. School age children come and test your skills in dancing or sports with Xbox fun! Open to children ages 5 & up.