Calendar

Jan
12
Sun
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 12 @ 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, free. Featuring music by composers Benjamin Britten and Hubert Parry.

Curator Tour @ Smart Museum of Art
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Curator Tour. 2-3 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. A tour of the Smart Museum’s exhibit on display, “State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970,” led by co-curator Constance Lewallen.

Family Program: Junior Archaeologists @ Oriental Institute
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Family Program: Junior Archaeologists. 2-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $5 members, $9 non-members. Children and parents experience a simulated archaeology dig in the institute’s Kipper Family Archaeology Discovery Center. For ages 5-12, accompanied by an adult. Register at oi.uchicago.edu/order/classes (required).

Film Screening. “Recreating Pasargadae: Cyrus the Great’s Paradise.” @ Oriental Institute
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Film Screening. “Recreating Pasargadae: Cyrus the Great’s Paradise.” 2-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. A screening of director Farzin Rezaeian recent documentary about the ancient metropole. Docents will be available in the galleries following the film.

Concert @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Jan 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Concert. 3-5 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8068, $25 general admission, $5 students. The Pacifica Quartet performs Mozart, Shostakovich and Brahms, preceded by a lecture by U. of C. associate professor of music Steven Rings.

Opening Reception @ Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall, Fourth Floor, Bergman Gallery
Jan 12 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Opening Reception. 4-7 p.m. Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall, Fourth Floor, Bergman Gallery, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8670, renaissancesociety.org. For the Renaissance Society’s new exhibit, “Parrottree-building for Bigger than Real,” a solo exhibition of new work by Berlin-based artist Nora Schultz, her first in the U.S.

Holy Communion Service @ Bond Chapel
Jan 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Holy Communion Service. 6-7 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. For more information, contact Robert Kinney by calling 773-771-0771 or sending an e-mail torkinney@htcchicago.org.

Concert. “(Re)Memory: Songs in Remembrance of the Haitian Earthquake.” @ Fulton Hall
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Concert. “(Re)Memory: Songs in Remembrance of the Haitian Earthquake.” 7-8 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Mezzo-soprano Jamie Marie Cartright and pianist Lauren Eldrige perform and discuss music by Haitian classical composers to remember the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Jan 12 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Concert. Sunday Night Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., $10 adults, $5 for university students. Saxophonist Pat Mallinger performs.

Jan
13
Mon
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., info@babyphd.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass. This class is intended for children 0-4 and their caregivers or parents to get together on a regular basis to learn, play and benefit from one another’s company.

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club,
5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a
10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass.

Lecture. “Materiality and the Social Scientific Study of Religion: On the Aesthetics of Brazilian Neo-Pentecostalism.” @ Swift Hall, third floor lecture room
Jan 13 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Lecture. “Materiality and the Social Scientific Study of Religion: On the Aesthetics of Brazilian Neo-Pentecostalism.” 4:30 p.m., Swift Hall, third floor lecture room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Manuel A. Vasquez, of the University of Florida, presents.

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, free. Robert Nickelsberg, author of “Afghanistan: A Distant War,” presents.

Mouth Thought @ Blackstone Library
Jan 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Mouth Thought. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A poetry reading event for teens and adults. Participants are invited to read their own poem or someone else’s out loud.