Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Reflection @ Hyde Park Art Center
Jan 16 @ 11:00 am – 5:30 pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Reflection. Free. 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Using film, we will reflect on issues of the Civil Rights Movement that are still issues in present day America. “13th” will show at 11 a.m. “Brother Outsider” will show at 1:30 p.m. “Black Power Mix Tape” will show at 3:30 p.m.

Chicago Storytelling Guild @ Augustana Lutheran Church
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Chicago Storytelling Guild. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5550 S. Woodlawn Ave. We meet the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Please come with a favorite story to share-personal or literary. No experience necessary. Hone your craft, network. Listeners are welcome. Everyone has a story to tell! Don’t miss a word.

Music Teachers of Hyde Park Artist Series @ Blackstone Public Library
Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm

Music Teachers of Hyde Park Artist Series. 6:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. This month features a potpourri concert with a variety of performers from the Music Teachers of Hyde Park.

Southside Salsa @ The Promontory
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm

Southside Salsa. Free. 7 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Experts, beginners and fun loving folks with curious feet are all welcome every third Wednesday for this fabulous night. WHPK disc jockey El Caobo will be spinning the best in Latin dance music. A lesson at 8 p.m. is followed by hours of fabulous dancing.