Calendar

Oct
26
Sun
Discussion @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am

Discussion. 11 a.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, $9 Chicago Humanities Festival Members, $12 general admission, $5 students and teachers. GOP strategist Steve Schmidt and IOP Executive Director Steve Edwards kick of the Chicago Humanities Festival’s Hyde Park Day with a discussion.

Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 26 @ 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.

Reading @ Logan Center, Screening Room 201
Oct 26 @ 12:30 pm

Reading. 12:30 p.m., Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, $9 Chicago Humanities Festival Members, $12 general admission, $5 students and teachers. Laila Lalami, author of “The Moor’s Account,” presents.

Teach-In. Sahlins 101 @ Logan Center, Theater West 115
Oct 26 @ 12:30 pm

Teach-In. Sahlins 101. 12:30 p.m., Logan Center, Theater West 115, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, $9 Chicago Humanities Festival Members, $12 general admission, free for students and teachers. U. of C. Professor Emeritus and anthropologist Marshall Sahlins presents.

Artist Talk @ The Great Frame Up
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Artist Talk. 1-3 p.m., The Great Frame Up, 1418 E. 53rd St., 773-752-2020. Artist of the Month Ty Watts will discuss his exhibit of photography currently on display at the Great Frame Up.

Star Search @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm

Star Search. 1 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, $9 Chicago Humanities Festival Members, $12 general admission, free for students and teachers. Astrophysicist Hakeem Ouseyi presents.

Film Screening. “Nefertari: The Search for Eternal Life.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Film Screening. “Nefertari: The Search for Eternal Life.” 2-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. A screening of the Getty Conservation Institute’s 1993 video about Queen Nefertari, wife of Pharaoh Ramses the Great.

Conversation @ Logan Center, Screening Room 201
Oct 26 @ 2:30 pm

Conversation. 2:30 p.m., Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, $9 Chicago Humanities Festival Members, $12 general admission, $5 students and teachers. Ben Marcus, author of “Leaving the Sea,” presents.

We Refugees @ Logan Center, Theater West 115
Oct 26 @ 2:30 pm

We Refugees. 2:30 p.m., Logan Center, Theater West 115, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, $9 Chicago Humanities Festival Members, $12 general admission, $5 students and teachers. A staged reading of Hannah Arendt’s essay by the same name.

Author Reading @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Author Reading. 3-4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Author Lucy Pick reads from her first novel, “Pilgrimage.”

Conversation. “The Mutations of Vijay Iyer.” @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm

Conversation. “The Mutations of Vijay Iyer.” 3 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, $15 Chicago Humanities Festival Members, $20 general admission, $10 students and teachers. Jazz pianist, classical violinist and musical cognitive science expert Vijay Iyer presents.

“Balanchine’s Discovery.” @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse
Oct 26 @ 4:30 pm

“Balanchine’s Discovery.” 4:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, $9 Chicago Humanities Festival Members, $12 general admission, $5 students and teachers. A behind-the-scenes look at Irina Baronova’s ballet career with her daughter.

“The FBI as Literary Critic.” @ Logan Center, Theater West 115
Oct 26 @ 4:30 pm

“The FBI as Literary Critic.” 4:30 p.m., Logan Center, Theater West 115, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, $9 Chicago Humanities Festival Members, $12 general admission, $5 students and teachers. Washington University professor William J. Maxwell presents on J. Edgar Hoover’s interest in African American writing.

Conversation @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm

Conversation. 6 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, $15 Chicago Humanities Festival Members, $20 general admission, $10 students and teachers. A conversation with opera star Renée Fleming.  

Performance @ Room 43
Oct 26 @ 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 Teddy Thomas.

Oct
27
Mon
14th Annual Black Excellence Awards @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm

The African American Alliance of Chicago recognizes outstanding talent in the African American arts community. To buy tickets, visit aaaachicago.org or call 773-754-3923.