'A Fireside Chat' with Victor Salvo on Oct. 1
"A Fireside Chat" with Victor Salvo, executive director of The Legacy Project, will take place at Center on Halsted's Hoover-Leppen Theater, 3656 N. Halsted St., on Wed., Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m.
The Fireside Chats are produced by Joanne Gaddy, Christina Court and Douglas O'Keeffe, who also hosts the event. There is a $5 donation for the event.
Mapplethorpe exhibition at IU Oct. 10-Nov. 22
"Robert Mapplethorpe: Photographs from The Kinsey Institute Collection" will go on display Oct. 10 through Nov. 22 at Indiana University's Grunwald Gallery.
With the Grunwald Gallery and The Kinsey Institute jointly presenting, the exhibition marks the first time this group of photographs has been publicly shown.
On Oct. 10, photo critic Philip Gefter will deliver the lecture "Robert Mapplethorpe, Sam Wagstaff, and the Gay Sensibility." In addition, on Oct. 24, Andrew Moisey will present the gallery talk "Robert Mapplethorpe: Pleasure and Pain."
For further information, contact the Grunwald Gallery at 812-855-8490 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Etta James tribute back at Black Ensemble Sept. 27
Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor has announced the return of the Black Ensemble production At Last: A Tribute to Etta James.
"At Last" will be presented at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark St., Sept. 27-Dec. 28.
Tickets are $55-$65 each; visit www.blackensemble.org or call 773-769-4451 .
Profiles presents 'Cryptogram'
Profiles Theatre has announced the next show of its 26th season with the 20th-anniversary production of David Mamet's The Cryptogram.
The production runs Sept. 26-Nov. 16 at Profiles Theatre's The Alley Stage, 4147 N. Broadway.
Tickets are $20-$40; visit www.ProfilesTheatre.org .