Weekly Advisory: April 8, 2013

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CPS School Closings: Detroit and Philadelphia used the same “right-sizing” strategy as Chicago, which advances neighborhood gentrification and school privatization, says Pauline Lipman, UIC professor of educational policy studies.  Contact Anne Brooks Ranallo, (312) 355-2523; aranallo@uic.edu

UIC Events

(A complete listing of UIC events is online)

9, Tuesday: Re-Thinking Soup. Screening of “Ramen Dreams” and live video chat with Chef Keizo Shimamoto. Noon – 1 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

9, Tuesday: Tuesdays-at-One concert. Elaris Duo with Susan Merdinger, chamber music. 1-1:50 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-6068.

10, Wednesday: Civic Engagement & Democracy Lecture. Diane Nash, co-founder, Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee and coordinator of the 1961 Freedom Ride. 3 – 4 p.m.; reception to follow. Room 605, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 355-0088.

10, Wednesday:  Master Class in jazz/classical saxophone. Steve Duke, Feldenkrais Method. 3 – 4:30 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-6068.

10, Wednesday: “Social Justice in South Africa.” Albie Sachs, civil rights attorney and member of the African National Congress. 4:30 – 6 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

10, Wednesday: “Why Health Disparities Matter.” Dr. M. Roy Wilson, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. 4 p.m. UIC College of Medicine Research Building, Moss Auditorium, 909 S. Wolcott Ave. Free. Call (312) 413-3350.

10, Wednesday: “From Chicago to ‘Top Chef’ and Back: Beverly Kim.” Chicagoland native and quarter-finalist on Bravo’s “Top Chef” discusses the show experience and her career in gourmet cuisine. 4 – 6 p.m. Student Center East, Illinois Room, 750 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-9569.

12, Friday: Careers in the Public Sector. Ra Joy, Arts Alliance Illinois; John Nay, diplomat-in-residence, U.S. Department of State. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Illinois Room, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 355-0088.

13, Saturday: Día del Niño Family Festival. UI Health screenings for children and adults. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road. Free. Call (312) 738-1503.

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.

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.

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.

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