Calendar

Oct
17
Fri
Film Screening “Finding Fela.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Film Screening. 7-9 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place, 773-947-0600. The South Side premiere of Alex Gibney’s film, “Finding Fela.”

Film Screenings @ Logan Center, screening room 201
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm

Film Screenings. 7 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 815 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596, free. Screenings of films by director John Smith, including “Slow Glass,” “Blight” and “Pyramids.”

Performance @ Oriental Institute
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Performance. 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $25 general admission, $15 Oriental Institute members and U. of C. students, faculty and staff. A 90-minute story ballet by choreographer Ron De Jesus, inspired by the ancient Egyptian gods Osiris and Isis.

WFMT Bach Organ Project @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

WFMT Bach Organ Project. 7-9 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $25 general admission, $15 students. Organist David Schrade and U. of C. organ scholar Chelsie Coren perform Bach. Presented by WFMT in partnership with Rockefeller Chapel. To buy tickets, visit wfmt.org.

Oct
18
Sat
Open House @ Blackstone Library
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Open House. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Part of the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago weekend festival.

Humanities Day @ Various locations on the U. of C. campus
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Humanities Day. Various locations on the U. of C. campus, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 773-702-8512, free. Humanities-focused programming at the U. of C. For more information, or to register, visit humanitiesday2014.uchicago.edu.

Open House @ Oriental Institute
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Open House. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Part of the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago weekend festival.

Presentation. “Preparing Your Vintage Home for Winter.” @ Blackstone Library
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Presentation. “Preparing Your Vintage Home for Winter.” 10 a.m.-noon, Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Sustainability consultant Carla Bruni discusses practice, cost-effective strategies for enhancing the comfort and energy efficiency of a vintage home.

Clothing Exchange. Chaturanga Holistic Fitness @ Chaturanga Holistic Fitness third floor
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Clothing Exchange. Chaturanga Holistic Fitness, 1525 E. 55th St., third floor, 5-7 p.m., 773-358-2998, info@chaturangafitness.com. Clothes can be donated in advance. Unsold items will be donated to Encore Clothing, 1553 E. Hyde Park Blvd., at end of event.

Oct
19
Sun
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Sunday at Rockefeller. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100. Music, communion and a sermon.

Open House @ Oriental Institute
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Open House. Noon-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Part of the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago weekend festival.

Discussion @ Hyde Park Art Center
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Discussion. 2-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520. A discussion on the neighborhood’s cultural roots and future plans for growth, led by the Hyde Park Historical Society.

Book Launch @ Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall, fourth floor
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm

Book Launch. 3 p.m., Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall, fourth floor, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8670, free. A celebration of the publication of the catalog for William Pope’s 2013 exhibit at the Renaissance Society, “Forlesen.”

Commemoration. “Typhoon Haiyan, One Year Later: Remembrance and Reconstruction.” @ International House, assembly hall
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Commemoration. “Typhoon Haiyan, One Year Later: Remembrance and Reconstruction.” 3-5:30 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Featuring a panel discussion and a reception with original artwork and a book launch.

CD Release Recital and Reception @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm

CD Release Recital and Reception. 4 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, free. For the New Budapest Orpheum Society’s new album, “When Dreams Fall Apart: The Golden Age of Jewish Film Music, 1925-1955.”

Concert. “Global Transcendence: World Sacred Harmony and Chant.” @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Concert. “Global Transcendence: World Sacred Harmony and Chant.” 4-5:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $38 preferred seating, $30 general seating, $25 seniors, $12 students. Chicago a capella performs. To buy tickets, and for more information, visit chicagoacapella.org.

Sunday Mass @ Calvert House
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm

Sunday Mass. 5 p.m., Calvert House, 5735 S. University Ave., 773-288-2311.

Performance @ Room 43
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Performance. 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 Bobbi Wilsyn.

Oct
20
Mon
Author Talk @ International House, assembly hall
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Author Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Tribune columnist Clarence Page presents.

Lecture. “What are Artworks for in a Networked Time? Collective Collaborations and Practices of Failure in the Alternate Reality Game.” @ Social Science Research Building, room 122
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Lecture. “What are Artworks for in a Networked Time? Collective Collaborations and Practices of Failure in the Alternate Reality Game.” 6-8 p.m., Social Science Research Building, room 122, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-834-8936. Patrick Jagoda, of the U. of C., presents.