Diversions: 4 picks for the coming week
Updated: May 6, 2012 2:20PM
1. The Michael Teolis Singers will present “Chicago Originals,” featuring works by composers who have a connection to the city of Chicago, at 7:30 p.m. May 5 at First United Methodist Church, 324 N. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park. Brass, organ and percussion will accompany the ensemble. Tickets are $18; $12 for seniors and students, cash only. Call (708) 366-2889 or visit www.mtsingers.org.
2. “Hairspray,” through June 17 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. The performance schedule is 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays; 1:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Thursdays; 8:30 p.m. Fridays; 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturdays; and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $35-$46, with discounts available for students and senior citizens. Lunch and dinner packages available for $49.75-$68. Call (630) 530-0111 or visit www.drurylaneoakbrook.com.
3. Unity Temple Restoration Foundation presents break :: the :: box, a lecture series exploring creative nonconformity across architecture, art and culture, at 7:30 p.m. May 8 in Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple, 875 Lake St., Oak Park. Jack Quinan, a historian of architecture and the senior curator of the Darwin Martin House in Buffalo, N.Y., will present “Wright’s Darwin D. Martin House: Breaking the Box in Buffalo.” $15; $12 for UTRF members, students and seniors. Call (708) 383-8873 or visit www.utrf.org.
4. A reception for the Spring Student Art Show will be held from 6-8 p.m. May 9 in Triton College’s art gallery, on the first floor of the J-Building, 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove. The exhibit of drawings, paintings, sculpture, video presentations and photographs is on display through May 11. Visit www.triton.edu.