Calendar

May
21
Sat
Chris Abrahams @ Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Penthouse 9th Floor
May 21 @ 8:00 pm

Chris Abrahams. Free. 8 p.m. Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Penthoyse 9th Floor, 915 E. 60th St. Chris Abrahams is best known as the piano player of the long-form improv trio, The Necks—an Australian band that has built up quite an international following over the last thirty years. In that time he also has developed a formidable reputation as a solo pianist. Tonight he performs new work, as he makes his Chicago solo debut.

May
22
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
May 22 @ 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.

Make-Your-Own-Jumpsuit @ Hyde Park Art Center
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Make-Your-Own-Jumpsuit. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. This is a bring your own sewing machine workshop. Participants will construct a jumpsuit of their very own in correlation with the JUMPSUIT exhibit.

Hyde Park Jazz Society Sunday Evening Jazz @ Room 43
May 22 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Hyde Park Jazz Society Sunday Evening Jazz. $10 for adults, $5 for University students with ID or children. 7:30-11:30 p.m. Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St. Featuring clarinetist and saxophonist Victor Goines. Room 43 offers bar and good service, including a tasty selection of “Jazz Bites.”

May
23
Mon
Restorative Yoga @ Rockefeller Chapel
May 23 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Restorative Yoga. 4:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $5 suggested donation, free for students.

Adult Open Volleyball @ Hyde Park JCC
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Adult Open Volleyball. Every Monday night. First week is free, then only $5 per night. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Hyde Park JCC, 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd. Join fellow volleyball enthusiasts for some action-packed pick-up games every Monday night. All skill levels are welcome! For more information, contact Julie Mitchell at 224-406-9253 or Loren Santow at lsantow@mac.com.

Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club @ Blackstone Public Library
May 23 @ 6:30 pm

Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club. 6:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. We will discuss “A Darker Shade of Magic” by V.E. Schwab.

May
24
Tue
5th Ward Monthly Meeting @ Paul Revere Elementary School
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

5th Ward Monthly Meeting. 6-8 p.m. Paul Revere Elementary School, 1010 E. 72nd St.

Afro-Futurism @ The Promontory
May 24 @ 8:00 pm

Afro-Futurism. $20. 8 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Presented by The Second City and Blipster Life. All ages show.

May
25
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
May 25 @ 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.

A Celebration of the Arts @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

A Celebration of the Arts. $10-100. 6-7:30 p.m. Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Organized by UChicago Charter’s arts teachers, this special event showcases young people’s creative growth and diverse artistic achievements. Community members are invited to attend in support and recognition of student’s many creative successes. Proceeds from the show will benefit arts education across the UChicago Charter network.

Harper Court Music Summer Series @ Harper Court
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Harper Court Music Summer Series. 6-9 p.m. Harper Court, 5235 S. Harper Ct.

Introduction to Ancestral Healing @ Blackstone Public Library
May 25 @ 6:00 pm

Introduction to Ancestral Healing. 6 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Professor Orisade Awodola, author of the book “Root Psychology” will introduce the concept of ancestral healing in this workshop. Ancestral healing is family healing; it is a genealogy process that mirrors the self and provides a deeper understanding of purpose and self-worth as well as providing a cultural understanding of others.

Hyde Park Community Players Auditions @ Augustana Lutheran Church
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hyde Park Community Players Auditions. 7-9 p.m. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave. Auditions for the Hyde Park Community Players’ July production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” More information available at hydeparkcommunityplayers.org.

May
26
Thu
Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Stories and Crafts @ Blackstone Public Library
May 26 @ 4:00 pm

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Stories and Crafts. 4 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Join us for afterschool stories, crafts and fun in celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. Open to children ages 5 & up.