Mobius, a solo exhibition of the work of Luiz Gonzάlez Palma, will open with a reception at the Schneider Gallery, 230 W. Superior, from 5 to 7:30 pm. The exhibit of photographs with hand-painted geometric elements will be on display through November 31. Gallery hours are 10:30am to 5pm Tuesday through Friday and 11am to 5pm on Saturday. For more information, call 312-988-4033.
The Hideout and The Onion's AV Club hold their two-day block party today and tomorrow. Scheduled to play: Death Cab For Cutie, The War on Drugs, The Dismemberment Plan, The Handsome Family, and many more. Full details and advance tickets at
If you missed the recent run of the Roger Ebert documentary Life Itself, it starts playing for one week at, appropriately enough, The Gene Siskel Film Center. A schedule is available at the Film Center Website. Film Center: 164 North State Street. Box office: (312) 846-2085.