Opening Reception. 6-9 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Musicians including vocalist Dee Alexander perform for the Logan Center’s exhibition, “Diasporal Rhythms: A Ten Year Love Affair with Collecting Art of the African Diaspora.”
Film Screening. “A Time There Was.” 7-9 p.m., Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8068, free. Tony Palmer’s 1980 film on composer Benjamin Britten. R.S.V.P. at ticketsweb.uchicago.edu or by calling 773-702-2787.
“A Time There Was.” Filmmaker Tony Palmer profiles Benjamin Britten in this prizewinning documentary that mixes biography with musical excerpts and archival rehearsal footage. Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 7-9 p.m., 773-702-8068.
Seminar. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Will Ritter, director of advance for Mitt Romney for President, and Grant Campbell, director of Advance for Obama for America, speak. Lunch will be provided. Register at iopadvance.eventbrite.com.
A Community Health Forum: How the Affordable Care Act Affects Older Adults and the Uninsured. 1-5 p.m., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th St. Expert panelists provide updates on the Affordable Care Act and audience members get a chance to ask questions and enroll in new coverage options and affordability programs. Register at communitygrandroundsoct2013.eventbrite.com. For more information, call Natalie Watson at 773-834-9770.
Community Grand Rounds: The Affordable Care Act Saturday, October 12, 2013 1:00 pm– 5:00 pm
The Center for Community Health and Vitality at the University of Chicago Medicine, Hyde Park Village, and Older Women’s League Presents A COMMUNITY HEALTH FORUM: How the Affordable Care Act Affects Older Adults and the Uninsured.
WHEN: Saturday, October 12, 2013 From 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
WHERE: Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL.
WHAT: Expert panelists will provide updates and audience members will be able to participate in small break-out sessions where questions can be answered. In-Person Counselors will be on site to enroll individuals in new coverage options and affordability programs.
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Parking is available on the street and the south side of the building.
Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact the event sponsor for assistance. For events on the Student Events Calendar, please contact ORCSA at (773) 702-8787.
Author Reading. 3-4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Poet Kevin Coval, director of Young Chicago Authors, reads from his collection, “Schtick: ‘These are the poems, people.’”
Concert. The Best of Chicago a capoella: A 20th Anniversary Celebration. 8-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $12 students, $25 seniors, $30 general admission, $38 preferred seating. Folk, religious and pop songs to kick off the group’s third decade. Buy tickets at chicagoacappella.org.
Reception. 8-11 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd, 773-702-9724, free. For the poet avery r. young’s new exhibit examining the murder of Trayvon Martin, “groun(d).”
Sunday at Rockefeller. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Communion with music from the Rockefeller Chapel Choir.
Second Sunday. 1-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5200 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Participants create a communal mural in the center’s public conference room under the guidance of a teaching artist, as part of a city-wide monthlong drawing festival, “Big Draw Chicago.”
Author Talk. 2-3 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Robert B. McKersie discusses his book, “A Decisive Decade: An Insider’s View of the Chicago Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s.”
Family Program: Junior Archaeologists. 2-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $5 members, $9 non-members. Pre-registration is required. Children and parents experience a simulated archaeology dig. For ages 5-12, accompanied by an adult. To register at oi.uchicago.edu/order/classes.
Junior Archeologists. Children and parents have a chance to dig into our simulated excavation in the Oriental Institute’s Kipper Family Archaeology Discovery Center. This program also includes an interactive guided tour of the galleries. Suggested for ages 5 to 12. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 2-4 p.m., $5 per participant with membership/ $9 for non-members, 773-702-9507.