The eta Creative Arts Foundation has been providing a cultural outlet for the arts on the South Side for 40 years. You can tell the group "job well done" at the 40th anniversary celebration and gala. Former president, CEO and co-founder Abena Joan Brown, right, will be recognized during the celebration by a host of local and national celebs, including actor and author Hill Harper, T'Keyah Crystal Keymah ("In Living Color," "That's So Raven"), DuSable Museum of African American History President Carol Adams, Black Ensemble Theater founder Jackie Taylor and Carlos Tortolero, president of the National Museum of Mexican Art. (Brown was also honored with an honorary street sign in August.) Live music, dancing, karaoke and a buffet are part of the evening.
7 p.m. Saturday at eta Square, 7558 S. South Chicago Ave.; $125; 773-752-3955