Midway Studios Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture,
through August 14. The show features the work of graduate student
painters and undergraduate sculptors. Reynolds Club; call 773/702-8787.
Summer Carillon Festival, through August 22, Sundays at
6 p.m. These recitals feature University carillonneur Wylie Crawford,
MAT70, and guest artists. Rockefeller Chapel; call 773/702-2100.
Voices 99, July 2324 at 8 p.m. Highlighting
some of the best South Side choral groups, each evening will feature
gospel choirs from area churches and an a capella ensemble from
the University. Hutchinson Courtyard; call 773/702-7300.
University of Chicago Summer Orchestra, July 25 at 8 p.m.
Barbara Schubert directs a special classical program featuring Mozart
as well as Beethovens Symphony no. 3 in E-flat Major, op.
55, Eroica. Goodspeed Recital Hall; call 773/702-7300.
Be an Ancient Egyptian Artist, July 2630 or
August 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This summer day camp for children
teaches them to create jewelry, pottery, and paintings in the style
of ancient Egyptian art. Hyde Park Art Center or Lill Street Studios;
call 773/324-5520 or 773/477-6185.
Macbeth, August 68 and August 1214 at
8 p.m. University Theater presents this Shakespeare tragedy using
original music, stylized movement, and gigantic puppets. Hutchinson
Courtyard; call 773/702-7300.
20th Annual Humanities Open House, October 23, registration
begins at 8:30 a.m. This free, day-long series of more than 40 lectures,
tours, and performances runs in three sessions, from 9:30 to 10:30
a.m., 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., and 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. The keynote address
takes place at 10:45 a.m. Ida Noyes Hall; check humanities.uchicago.edu/openhouse/
or call 773/702-4847.