Festival listings: September
World Music Festival Fri 21–Sun 23. Several venues including the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St (312-742-1938, worldmusicfestivalchicago.org). times and prices vary. Globe-trot through music at this citywide, multi-venue annual fest, which includes free and ticketed concerts. It will be interesting to see the schedule without the fest’s former, beloved curator, Michael Orlove, who’s now with the NEA.
FREE Hyde Park Arts & Crafts Adventure Sat 22, 10am–6pm; Sun 23, 10am–5pm. 1526 E 55th St, outdoor court yard (312-751-2500, americansocietyofartists.org). Venture out and explore arts and crafts workshops and demos.