Calendar

Nov
4
Fri
Paquito D’Riveria Quintet @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm

Paquito D’Riveria Quintet. $35/$5 for students. 7:30 p.m. Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. The universally-loved clarinetist and saxophonist Paquito D’Rivera plays his intriguing blend of jazz, classical and Afro-Latin influences in this program that garnered his 14thGRAMMY award and 2015 Best Latin Jazz album.

Hyde Park Community Players Staged Readings @ Augustana Lutheran Church
Nov 4 @ 8:00 pm

Hyde Park Community Players Staged Readings. $5. 8 p.m. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave.  The Hyde Park Community Players presents monthly staged readings the first Friday of each month. The night will consist of a one-hour staged reading, followed by snacks and a moderated discussion. Modeled after a literary salon, the presentations give actors, directors, writers and audience an opportunity to explore different kinds of theater in a relaxed, friendly setting. 

Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe in concert @ Bond Chapel
Nov 4 @ 8:00 pm

Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe in concert. 8 p.m. Bond Chapel, 1025 E. 58th St. Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, who performs under his own name or as Lichens, uses his voice and modular synthesizers to create immersive listening experiences. Lowe collaborated with Ben Rivers and Ben Russell on the film “A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness.”

Word Play @ The Revival
Nov 4 @ 10:00 pm

Word Play. $15/$10 with student ID. 10 p.m. The Revival, 1160 E. 55th St. Word Play-a Dave Jeff Joint-is the sound of real hip hop mixed with the hottest new stand ups from across the country and topped with the consciousness of the best spoken word artists on the planet. Word Play harnesses the power of words from different aspects of our culture to incite laughter, cheers and tears. Curated by cultural architect Dave Jeff of PHILI; Hosted by comedian, actor and on-air personality, Leon Rogers, and featuring guest DJs and artists for a PHILI game of words!

Nov
5
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Nov 5 @ 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.

Amanda’s Garden Workday @ Amanda’s Garden
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Amanda’s Garden Workday. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Amanda’s Garden, corner of 56th Street and Kenwood Avenue. This will be the final work day of the year for Amanda’s Garden. Work will consist of weeding, planting new plants and spreading wood chips throughout the garden. Refreshments will be provided, along with a cook-out of hot dogs after the work is done. Children are welcome. For more information and to volunteer, please contact Andy Carter, the Ray Garden Committee Chair, at 773-955-6621 or at acarter@roosevelt.edu.

Game Day @ Blackstone Public Library
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Game Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Play board games all day long. Learn new games and enjoy some of your old favorites including Settlers of Catan, Munchkin, Zombies, Pandemic, Talisman and Ticket to Ride. Dungeons & Dragons RPG will also be played. For adults and kids 9 and up.

Adult Program: Cooking Class-Cooking Ancient Gourmet @ Lakeview Kitchen and Market
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Adult Program: Cooking Class-Cooking Ancient Gourmet. $45/$35 for members/$15 for UChicago Arts Pass students. 1-4 p.m. Lakeview Kitchen and Market, 3109 N. Broadway. Presented by the Oriental Institute Museum. Take a journey to discover the diverse and flavorful culinary heritage of the Near East. Get inspired by the ancient origins of modern ingredients like mint, olives and lemons. At the end of the class, you will sit down and enjoy a delicious meal with other food enthusiasts.

Cook’s Delight: a Cookbook Book Club @ Blackstone Public Library
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Cook’s Delight: a Cookbook Book Club. 1-2:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Please join us as we read and evaluate “Prep School” by James P. DeWan. This book is the ultimate collection of the weekly Chicago Tribune column written by culinary instructor and award-winning food writer, James P. DeWan.

Family Day: Butterflies in the Sky @ Smart Museum of Art
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Family Day: Butterflies in the Sky. Free. 1-4 p.m. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. This Saturday, brighten up your November with the flutter of butterfly wings! Inspired by our photograms on view in “There was a whole collection made,” we will make lovely butterfly sun prints, create colorful symmetrical Rorschach prints and even construct lovely fabric butterfly wings. All materials provided. Activities best for kids ages 4-12, accompanied by an adult.

Hyde Park OWL Meeting @ Treasure Island Community Room
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hyde Park OWL Meeting. 1-3 p.m. Treasure Island Community Room, 1526 e. 55th St. This month’s meeting will discuss “How did we get to this point in our political/historical history?” Steve Edwards, the Executive Director of the Illinois Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago, will discuss the topic.

South Side Pie Challenge @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

South Side Pie Challenge. 2-5 p.m. Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave. A friendly, community pie baking contest for a good cause-join us and show off your baking skills! All proceeds will be donated to the Hyde Park nd Kenwood Hunger Programs. Get details and register @ http://www.southsidepie.com or southsidepie@gmail.com.

Trigger @ The Revival
Nov 5 @ 8:00 pm

Trigger. $10/$5 for students. 8 p.m. The Revival, 1160 E. 55th St. Trigger is an exploration of chain reactions. How do past events impact our lives in 2016? What price will others pay for the choices we make today? From flawed presidential nominees to kids on the South Side with hoop dreams, Trigger is a hilarious and irreverent sketch comedy revue.

Nov
6
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Nov 6 @ 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.

Event. Dances of Universal Peace @ First Unitarian Church, Hull Chapel
Nov 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Event. Dances of Universal Peace. 2-4 p.m. First Unitarian Church, Hull Chapel, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave. The Dances of Universal Peace are meditative, multicultural circle dances that use sacred phrases, chants, music and movement from many spiritual traditions of the earth. Come sing, chant, walk and dance for peace in community. Dress comfortably.

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House @ Hyde Park Historical Society
Nov 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House. 2-4 p.m. Hyde Park Historical Society, 5529 S. Lake Park Ave. Come and learn the story of the cable car building, pick the brains of knowledgeable docents about Hyde Park’s rich history and view the poster exhibit of the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club. Selected books will be available from the personal collection of Hyde Park Historical Society’s founder and board member, Devereux Bowly. Light refreshments will be served.

Nov
7
Mon
Harold Washington Park Advisory Council Meeting @ Del Prado Building, 2nd Floor Lobby
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm

Harold Washington Park Advisory Council Meeting. 7 p.m. Del Prado Building, 2nd Floor Lobby, 5307 S. Hyde Park Blvd.

Nov
8
Tue
Adult/Family Program: Stroller Tour: World in the Biblical Time @ Oriental Institute Museum
Nov 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Adult/Family Program: Stroller Tour: World in the Biblical Time. $15/$10 for UChicago students and staff. 2-3 p.m. Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St. What are the links between archaeology and the Bible? What was it like to be living in the times of the Bible? Join this tour to discover writings, pictorial reliefs, and sculptures that help unveil the answers. Enjoy a light-hearted gallery tour with a social component that allows for adult conversation where no one minds if a baby lends an opinion with a coo or a cry. Open for caregivers and their pre-toddler-age (18 months or younger) children. 

The Moth: Chicago StorySLAM @ The Promontory
Nov 8 @ 8:00 pm

The Moth: Chicago StorySLAM. 8 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. The Moth’s mission is to promote the art and craft of storytelling and to honor and celebrate the diversity and commonality of human experience. 17 and older.

Nov
9
Wed
Chicago Hyde Park Village Drop In @ Augustana Lutheran Church
Nov 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Chicago Hyde Park Village Drop In. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-493-6451, chpv.org, $7 suggested donation. Featuring lunch, light exercise and socializing. Call 773-363-1933 for more information or assistance with transportation.

Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Nov 9 @ 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.

Nov
12
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Nov 12 @ 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.

Nov
13
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Nov 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.

Nov
16
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Nov 16 @ 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.

Music Teachers of Hyde Park Artist Series @ Blackstone Public Library
Nov 16 @ 6:30 pm

Music Teachers of Hyde Park Artist Series. 6:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. This concert will feature Claude Bolling’s Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio performed by Irene Claude, flute, Dhilanthi Fernando, piano, Dan McNaughton, bass and Mark Smith, drums.