What You're Doing Today (and Tonight): Jan. 18

A historic film series, the School of Rock band and the Chicago Music Awards

CELEBRATE CHANGE: See "Road to the White House," an all-day film series honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King and presidency of Barack Obama. At the DuSable Museum of African-American History, 12:30-5PM, free.

GUITAR HEROES: Paul Green's School of Rock band, the basis for the Jack Black film, performs at Schuba's in Lakeview this afternoon (after all, these kids have bedtimes). Bring your own aspiring rock stars to this all-ages show. 2PM, $10-12.

SOUNDS OF THE CITY: The 28th annual Chicago Music Awards take place at the Park West tonight. The more than 200 nominees in 43 categories include such boldfaced names as Kanye West, Smashing Pumpkins, Wilco and R. Kelly. Live performances by reggae artist Carl Brown, R&B singer Angela Winbush and more are planned for throughout the night. 6PM VIP reception, awards ceremony starts at 7PM, tickets $50-$75.

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