The fifth annual Outer Ear Festival of Sound features live performances, sound installations, film screenings, and radio art broadcasts through November 24. For more information, see or call 773-784-0449.

Friday 12

5 PM Opening reception for Richard Holland’s sound installation “Of Change,” Hyde Park Art Center, 5307 S. Hyde Park Blvd. F (Through December 15: Mon-Fri 9 AM-5 PM and Sat noon-5 PM).

Saturday 13

9:00 PM Stuart Dempster & Jeb Bishop (trombone duo), Nicolas Collins & Jonathan Chen, 3030, 3030 W. Cortland. $10 ($8 for students and seniors).

Sunday 14

7:30 PM Films by Paula Froehle, Phill Niblock’s The Magic Sun, and Michael Vorfeld’s Leuchtstoff, Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State. $8 ($5 for students and seniors).

11:00 PM Radio broadcast of “Industry of the Ordinary: Faith” on WLUW 88.7 FM.

Wednesday 17

7:30 PM Rob Danielson’s sound installation “In Thin Air,” Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr. $8 ($6 for students and seniors).

Thursday 18

9:00 PM Sons of God (see the Treatment), Jon Mueller (solo percussion), 3030, 3030 W. Cortland, 773-862-3616. $10 ($8 for students and seniors).

Sunday 21

10:00 PM Radio broadcast of a live collaboration between Sons of God and Blind Spot on WLUW 88.7 FM.


9 AM-5 PM Through January 31: Amnon Wolman’s sound installation “Next 3 Miles,” Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 N. Stockton. Free

Radio Art Broadcasts on WLUW 88.7 FM, WNUR 89.3 FM, and WZRD 88.3 FM (see Web site for broadcast schedule):

Program 1: Chris DeLaurent’s “N30: Who Guards the Guardians?”

Program 2: Todd Carter’s “Reppin’ Dolomite,” Julie Shapiro’s “The Only Reason You and I Are Here,” and Paul Dickinson’s “Non-native.”

Program 3: Benjamin Balcom’s “Terminals,” Glowbug Theatre of the Air’s “True Bugs in Chicago.”