Reader critic Kerry Reid will participate in a salon-style discussion offered in conjunction with the Halcyon Theatre's Alcyone Festival of women's plays. Among the topics: Recasting our view of Western culture in light of the fact that women have been writing plays for 1,000 years. Sat, 6/21, 5-7 PM, Peter Jones Gallery, 1806 W. Cuyler, 312-458-9170. Refreshments? Yes.