Arts This Week

What to do and where to go.


By Arts Staff

[11/2] Wednesday

6:30 p.m. Join Sliced Bread Magazine for the launch of its Spring/Fall 2016 issue with an open mic for performances and food. McCormick Tribune Lounge, Reynolds Club. Free.

[11/3] Thursday

7:30 p.m. UT/TAPS presents a three play presentation Iphigenia & Other Daughters in a modern retelling written Ellen McLaughlin. Theater West, Logan Center. Free.

[11/4] Friday

4–9 p.m. Celebrate the Indian festival of lights, Diwali, with a spiritual service at Rockefeller followed by a series of performances by South Asian RSOs, dinner, sparklers, and henna designs. Rockefeller Chapel, Reynolds Club. $7 advance/$10 at the door.

[11/5] Saturday

10 a.m.–7 p.m. Nosh on a variety of dishes from Chicago’s food truck scene at the Chicago Food Truck Fest Fall Social which includes a new fall drink lineup of hot cocoa, cider, and toddies. There will also be games and live music at the event. Northerly Island, 1521 Linn White Drive. $10 (includes two drink tickets) to be purchased at 

[11/6] Sunday

3–5 p.m. Support military veterans and catch Marvel’s latest flick, Doctor Strange, with Zeta Psi’s fundraising event In Flanders Field Fund. Veterans’ Supporters Tickets include popcorn and a commemorative pin. Harper Theatre. $10/$15 Veterans’ Supporters Tickets at

4–6:30 p.m. Learn about the history of the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos, enjoy folk dances and dinner as well as face painting and sugar-skull making in an event put on by the RSO MEChA de UChicago. International House. Free    

[11/7] Monday

9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Splurge on books at the Reg’s library book sale as more than 10,000 novels, maps, and other volumes will be sold for prices that start from at most $20 and will be free for the taking by the following Monday. Room A-10, Regenstein Library.