An Unfinished Journey: African American Music in Its Pivotal Decades
Sunday, Feb. 26, 2-3:30 p.m., River Forest Public Library
Celebrate Black History Month with this musical presentation. Clarence Goodman will perform and discuss songs from pivotal moments in African American history: slavery, Jim Crow, the civil rights movement, and beyond. Brought to you in partnership with River Forest Township. 735 Lathrop Ave., River Forest.
Punk Is Dad!: Post-Bedtime
Friday, Feb. 24, 8:30 p.m., FitzGerald’s
The band Punk Is Dad! takes the concept of “dad-rock” to new heights. This group of frantic fathers plays well-known punk songs from the ‘70s onward. Believe it or not, this is their first weekend show! $15, 6615 Roosevelt Road., Berwyn.
Phil Angiotti Band
Saturday, Feb. 25, 9 p.m., FitzGerald’s
On the one hand, guitarist Phil Angiotti is a skilled singer-songwriter. On the other hand, he knows more Beatles songs than you can shake a stick at. Both sides equal an entertaining night. 6615 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.
Film Screening: ‘Who We Are’
Sunday, Feb. 26, 1-4 p.m., Oak Park Public Library
This documentary, featuring lawyer Jeffery Robinson, takes an in-depth look at anti-Black racism in America, from slavery through the present day. Registration for this event will close on Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. Masks are encouraged. 834 Lake St., Oak Park.
Handel Week Festival
Sunday, Feb. 26, 3-4 p.m., Pilgrim Congregational Church
The second concert of the 2023 season features mezzo-soprano Amy Anderson de Jong singing three cantatas; two virtuoso harpsichord works performed by Charlie Carpenter; and a sonata for recorder and continuo featuring Lisette Kielson. $35 (free for students), 460 Lake St., Oak Park.