Calendar

Oct
25
Fri
2013 George B. Walsh Lecture. “The Purpose of Aristotle’s Poetics.” @ Social Sciences Research Building
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

2013 George B. Walsh Lecture. “The Purpose of Aristotle’s Poetics.” 4-5:30 p.m., Social Sciences Research Building, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-8514. Andrew Ford, of Princeton University, presents.

@ Smart Museum of Art
Oct 25 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Sounds for Wellness. To mark the last Friday of each University of Chicago pay-period, Zachary Cahill will play bagpipe music from a portable PA system in the Smart’s courtyard. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 4:30-4:45 p.m.

Sounds for Wellness @ Smart Museum of Art
Oct 25 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Sounds for Wellness. 4:30-4:45 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Bagpiper Zachary Cahill performs.

@ International House
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

2013 Muslim Students Association Eid Al-Adha Banquet. This year’s banquet will feature talks by Amir Sulaiman, poet, activist, recording artist, and two-time HBO Def Poet, and Rami Nashashibi, Sociologist and Executive Director of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network. International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 5-10 p.m., 773-753-2274.

Canned Goods Food Drive @ Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Canned Goods Food Drive. 5-6 p.m., Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge, 5706 S. University Ave., uofccatholic.com. For the food pantry at St. Columbanus Catholic Church, 331 E. 71st St.

October After Hours at Robie House @ Robie House
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

October After Hours at Robie House. 5-8 p.m., Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, gowright.org, $35 non-members, $30 Preservation Trust members. Featuring live music, drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Call or visit gowright.org to purchase tickets.

Educator Open House @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Educator Open House. 5:30-7:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org, free. For all educators, Pre-K through 12. Visitors can earn three CPDUs. R.S.V.P. at dusablemuseumeducatorsopenhouse.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Erica Griffin by sending an e-mail to egriffing@dusablemuseum.org or calling 773-947-0600, ext. 290. 

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Christopher Parker discusses a book he co-authored, “Change They Can’t Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America.”

Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Performance. The Bad Plus jazz trio presents its project — a take on Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, the work that inspired a riot at its Paris premiere a century ago — with an original multimedia production by lighting designer Cristina Guadalupe and film director Noah Hutton. Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $35/$5 for students, 773-702-8068.

Concert @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8068, $35 general admission, $5 students. Jazz trio The Bad Plus peforms Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring.

Film Screening and Musical Performance. “Phantom of the Opera.” @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Film Screening and Musical Performance. “Phantom of the Opera.” 7:30-9:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $10 general admission, free for students with U. of C. ID. Rupert Julian’s 1925 film with live organ. Buy tickets at brownpapertickets.com/event/483526.

Film: “Phantom of the Opera.” @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Film: “Phantom of the Opera.” A Halloween special: Rupert Julian’s silent film adaptation of Gaston Leroux’s 1910 novel is accompanied live on Rockefeller Chapel’s E.M. Skinner organ by Dennis James. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 7:30-9:30 p.m., 773-702-2100.

Oct
26
Sat
Marsha’s Music Halloween Fam Jam @ Joan’s Studio for the Performing Arts
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Marsha’s Music Halloween Fam Jam. 4-5:30 p.m., Joan’s Studio for the Performing Arts, 1438 E. 57th St., 773-288-3815, marshasmusic.com, $10 general admission, $15 families. Family musicmaking, crafts and refreshments. Buy advance tickets by calling 773-288-3815 or at www.marshasmusic.com. All proceeds support Marsha’s Music Scholarship Fund.

Canned Goods Food Drive @ Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Canned Goods Food Drive. 5-6 p.m., Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge, 5706 S. University Ave., uofccatholic.com. For the food pantry at St. Columbanus Catholic Church, 331 E. 71st St.