CHICAGO — Explore the experiences of gay men through art, listen to some new music at Lincoln Hall or watch a play at the Greenhouse Theatre.
"Dangerously Explicit: Painting the Gay Male Experience" at Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., 5:30 p.m.
The Chicago History Museum's Out at CHM program features the art of Etienne (Dom Orejudos) and Roger Brown, who expressed the experiences of gay men through their art from the 1970s into the 1990s. The evening includes a discussion with moderator David Getsy of the School of the Art Institute, as well as scholars Jim Vopat and Kate Pollasch-Thames. DJ Jpeg will provide music during the reception. The event is $15 for museum members and students and $20 for non-members.
James Vincent McMorrow at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., 8 p.m.
The concert is a 21-and-over event. Tickets are $20 in advance or $22 at the door. McMorrow said his music "evokes a style of music without you having a clue what it sounds like." His debut album "Early in the Morning" went platinum and was nominated for a Choice Music Prize.
American Myth at the Greenhouse Theatre, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., at 8 p.m.
The American Myth tells the story of a best-selling author accused of lying about his Vietnam War record. The production will run until April 6 at the Greenhouse Theatre. Tickets are $19-$49.