Calendar

May
3
Sun
Artist Talk @ Hyde Park Art Center
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Artist Talk. 1-2 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Art Center resident artist and sculptor Susan Giles discusses her work in its current exhibition, “Scenic Overlook.”

Film Screening. “Get on Up.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
May 3 @ 2:00 pm

Film Screening. “Get on Up.” 2 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, $10. A screening of Tate Taylor’s 2014 biopic about James Brown. To buy tickets, visit thedusablemuseum.eventbrite.com.

Exhibition Reception @ Hyde Park Art Center
May 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Exhibition Reception. 3-5 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. For the Art Center’s exhibit, “Cosmosis.” Featuring a performance by multi-instrumentalist Douglas Ewart and a selection of Sun Ra’s work from jazz writer and musician John Corbett.

Open Reception @ Renaissance Society
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Open Reception. 4-7 p.m., Renaissance Society, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8670. For the Renaissance Society’s new exhibit of Bogota-based artist and designer Gabriel Sierra’s work.

Sunday Evening Jazz @ Room 43
May 3 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

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 the Bobby Broom Trio.

May
4
Mon
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave.,773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $50 10-day pass, $65 monthly pass.

Lecture. “Shining a Light on Corruption in Illinois Politics.” @ U. of C. Institute of Politics
May 4 @ 7:00 pm

Lecture. “Shining a Light on Corruption in Illinois Politics.” 7 p.m., U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. A conversation with Dick Simpson, of the University of Illinois at Chicago. For more information, or to RSVP, visituchipolitics.eventbrite.com.

Workshop. “Were Sacrifices Offered at Qumran? The Animal Bone Deposits Reconsidered.” @ Oriental Institute
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Workshop. “Were Sacrifices Offered at Qumran? The Animal Bone Deposits Reconsidered.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9775, free. Jodi Magness, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, presents.

May
5
Tue
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave.,773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $50 10-day pass, $65 monthly pass.

Seminar @ U. of C. Institute of Politics
May 5 @ 12:00 pm

Seminar. Noon, U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Genevieve Wood, senior contributor the the Heritage Foundation’s Daily Signal, presents as part of her U. of C. Institute of Politics fellow seminar series, “The Role of Think Tanks in Shaping Public Policy.” For more information, or to RSVP, visituchipolitics.eventbrite.com.

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
May 5 @ 6:00 pm

Author Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Eugenia Cheng, author of “How to Bake Pi,” presents.

Lecture. “New Discoveries in the Ancient Village and Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee.” @ Oriental Institute
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lecture. “New Discoveries in the Ancient Village and Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9775, free. Jodi Magness, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, presents. To register, visit kipperlecture.eventbrite.com. Registration recommended.

May
6
Wed
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave.,773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $50 10-day pass, $65 monthly pass.

Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
May 6 @ 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.

Seminar @ U. of C. Institute of Politics
May 6 @ 4:30 pm

Seminar. 4:30 p.m., U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. CNN and ESPN columnist LZ Granderson presents as part of his U. of C. Institute of Politics fellow seminar series, “Beyond the Box Score.” For more information, or to RSVP, visit uchipolitics.eventbrite.com.

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
May 6 @ 6:00 pm

Author Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Nancy Altman and Eric Kingson, co-authors of “Social Security Works!: Why Social Security Isn’t Going Broke and How Expanding It Will Help Us All,” present.

Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
May 6 @ 6:30 pm

Family Fun. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for families to listen to stories, play board games and make crafts. For all ages.

May
13
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
May 13 @ 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.

May
20
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
May 20 @ 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.

May
27
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
May 27 @ 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.