Leah Gipson | Photo provided

On Sunday, May 28, the Chicago Home Theatre Festival and interdisciplinary artist Leah Gipson will host a range of artists, including Cassandra Davis, Nicole Harrison, ICAH, YEPP and Avery R. Young, in Austin at various locations.

They’ll be exploring themes of neighborhood, community, religion, individual vs collective values, and the path to healing.

Tickets range from $15 to $65. For more info or to purchase tickets, visit: http://www.chicagohtf.org/austin-2017.

Attend a paint the town red concert

To kick off Memorial Day weekend, the Chicago Children’s Choir singers from all over Chicago in the parks for a performances that celebrates 60 years of Chicago Children’s Choir! This performance features the Austin, Humboldt Park and Rogers Park Neighborhood Choirs. Bring your lawn chair and picnic blanket! Performance will be moved indoors to the Auditorium in the event of inclement weather.

On Friday, May 26, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., the choir will be at Austin Town Hall Park, 5610 W. Lake St. For more info, call (773) 287-7658.