Weekly Advisory: April 15, 2013

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Tax Evasion Costs: Cuts to the IRS budget have reduced enforcement, allowing tax cheats to foist an additional $3,300 in taxes on the average compliant taxpayer, says James Thompson, UIC associate professor of public administration. Contact Anne Brooks Ranallo, (312) 355-2523; aranallo@uic.edu

UIC Events

(A complete listing of UIC events is online)

15-16: “Shari’a and Halakha in America.” Conference presented by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 W. Adams St.; and UIC Institute for the Humanities, Stevenson Hall, 701 S. Morgan St. Free. Call (312) 996-6354.

16, Tuesday: Green Bean Song Contest and Food Tasting. Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion. Students write and perform a song or poem about the health benefits of green beans. 9 – 10 a.m. National Teachers Academy, 55 W. Cermak Road. Call (773) 456-0239.

16, Tuesday: Tuesdays-at-One concert. Chamber music by UIC music majors and small ensembles. Recital Hall L060, Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-6068.

16, Tuesday: “Sex Wars: The First Wave of the Women’s Movement.” Marge Piercy, novelist. 6 – 8 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

17, Wednesday: “Wise and Effective Academic Governance in an Age of Challenge.” Larry R. Faulkner, University of Texas at Austin. 4 p.m. Thompson Room, Student Center West, 828 S. Wolcott Ave. Free. Call (312) 413-3350.

18, Thursday: “Taxi-Drivers, Infrastructural Aesthetics, and Urban Transformations in Mumbai.” Tarini Bedi, assistant professor of anthropology. 3 – 4 p.m. Great Cities Institute, 412 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-8700.

18, Thursday: “CLR James: Modern Politics and the Struggles for Human Freedom.” Anthony Bogues, Brown University. 3 – 5 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

19, Friday: “From Harold Washington to Barack Obama.” Xolela Mangcu, University of Cape Town. 3 – 4:30 p.m. Suite 400, Great Cities Institute, 412 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-8700.

22, Monday: UIC Concert Band and String Orchestra. Works by Shostakovich, Rimsky-Korsakov and Vaughan Williams. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.  Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, 915 E. 60th St. Free. Call (312) 996-6068.

22, Monday: “Auditioning for Musical Theatre.” Master class with Jeff-winning director Dominic Missimi. 3:30 – 6 p.m. UIC Theatre, 1044 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-6068.

Thru April 28: “The Time of Your Life.” William Saroyan’s play, performed by student actors and directed by Yasen Peyankov, UIC director of theatre studies and Steppenwolf Ensemble member. 7:30 p.m., Thursday – Saturday; 2 p.m., Sunday. $11 – 16. Call (312) 996-2939.

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