Reading. 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center, seminar terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524, free. Novelist Mary Gordon presents.
Talk. “The Case for Reparations.” 6 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, Cloister Club, 1212 E. 59th St., 773-834-4671, free. With Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi Coates. To R.S.V.P., visit coates-atlantic.eventbrite.com.
Film Screening. “Manakamana.” 7 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596, free. A screening of the 2014 film, with directors Pacho Velez and Stephanie Spray.
Kenwood Academy Annual Thanksgiving Concert. 7 p.m., Kenwood Academy High School, auditorium, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., 773-535-1350. The Kenwood Concert Choir and Jazz Band perform. Entrance will face Lake Park Avenue. One donated food item per guest required.
Schutz Christmas Story. 7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $20 general admission, free for students with ID. A pairing of Heinrich Schutz’s Christmas drama “Weihnachtshistorie” and his “Deutsches Magnificat.”
Performance. 8 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8670. Poet Susan Howe and musician David Grubbs perform a new sound work, “Woodslippercounterclatter,” their fourth collaboration.
Play. “Arcadia.” 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., University Church, second floor theater, 5655 S. University Ave., $10 in advance, $12 at the door, $10 for students and seniors. Tom Stoppard’s play, presented by the Hyde Park Community Players. For advance tickets and for more information, visit hydeparkcommunityplayers.org
Concert. 8-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. The University Chamber Orchestra performs.
Concert. 2-3 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. The University Brass Ensemble performs.
Play. “Arcadia.” 3 p.m., University Church, second floor theater, 5655 S. University Ave., $10 in advance, $12 at the door, $10 for students and seniors. Tom Stoppard’s play, presented by the Hyde Park Community Players. For advance tickets and for more information, visit hydeparkcommunityplayers.org
This annual Hyde Park tradition turns 18 this year, with storytelling for children at 3 p.m. and storytelling for adults at 7 p.m. Around 15 Chicago area storytellers will perform, including duo Kucha Brownlee and Baba Tony, Anne Shimojima, Scott Whithair and event organizer Judith Heineman. All proceeds go to the Chicago Storytelling Guild.
Concert. 7-9 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, donations suggested ($10 general admission, $5 students). The Middle East Music Ensemble performs traditional and new Turkish songs.
Sunday Evening Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., hydeparkjazzsociety.com, $10 adults, $5 University students with ID and children with adults. The Hyde Park Jazz Society presents saxophonist Victor Goines.
Conversation. “Rethinking Exhibitions.” 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center, gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Artists David Reed and Jessica Stockholder present.
Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants discuss Robin Hobbs’ “Dragon Keeper.”
Tuesday Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books, activities and crafts for children ages 2-3.
Conversation. “Regarding the Pain of Others.” 4:30-5:30 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 773-702-2787, $12 general admission, $9 Chicago Humanities Festival members, $5 students and teachers. Authors Jac Jemc and Leslie Jamison present.
Interfaith Celebration. Thanksgiving Day 2014: The Gift of Each Other. 11 a.m.-noon, Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100. Featuring a sermon by JoAnne Marie Terrell, of the Chicago Theological Seminary, and music by the Chicago Children’s Choir, directed by Mollie Stone, of the U. of C. Department of Music, and Cantor David Berger of K.A.M. Isaiah Israel.