Weekly Advisory: February 25, 2013

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Fighting Flu: More effective weapons are needed to fight influenza, according to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. The vaccine was effective in only 56 percent of the people who received the shot this year, with the elderly being the most affected by a deadly strain. Marlowe Djuric Kachlic, UIC clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice, can comment. Contact Sam Hostettler, (312) 355-2522; samhos@uic.edu

UIC Events

(A complete listing of UIC events is online)

25, Monday: Fourth Annual High School Jazz Festival. Ensemble competitions and workshops led by UIC jazz faculty. 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Illinois Room, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 996-6068.

25, Monday: Miguel Zenón with UIC Jazz Faculty Combo and UIC Jazz Ensemble. 7 p.m. Illinois Room, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. $10; $7 with student ID, at www.theatreandmusic.aa.uic.edu or at the door. Call (312) 996-6068.

26, Tuesday: Tuesday-at-One concert. Miguel Zenón, saxophone. 12:30 p.m. [Note: This event is also a jazz master class and will start earlier than other concerts in the series.] Recital Hall L060, Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-2977.

26, Tuesday: “The Transformation of African Markets.” Benet DeBerry-Spence, associate professor of marketing. 3 – 4:30 p.m. Great Cities Institute, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-8700.

March 3: “Motherhood by Choice, Not Chance.” Spanish language film. 4 – 6:30 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 453-5353.

Thru March 3: “The Bluest Eye.” Toni Morrison’s novel, adapted for the stage by Lydia Diamond, directed by Derrick Sanders. 7:30 p.m., Thursday – Saturday; 2 p.m., Sunday.  UIC Theatre, 1044 W. Harrison St.
$11 – 16. Call (312) 996-2977.

March 5: Re-Thinking Soup. Saru Jayaraman, author of “Behind the Kitchen Door” and director of the Food Labor Research Center , University of California, Berkeley. Noon – 1 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 453-5353.

Thru March 9: “Observer Effect.” Group show of art incorporating processes akin to the scientific method. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday – Friday; noon – 6 p.m., Saturday. Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-6114.

March 11: The Irving Thalberg Memorial Lecture. “Moving on the Evidence-Based Policy: Experiments Versus the Modeling of Society.” Nancy Cartwright, Durham University and University of California-San Diego. 3:30 p.m. Stevenson Hall, lower level, 701 S. Morgan St. Free. Call (312) 996-2480.

April 4. “Food Justice and American Injustice.” Erich Schlosser, author of “Fast Food Nation.” 5 p.m. Illinois Room, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 996-6352.

Thru May 31: “Commerce in Human Souls: The Legacy of the Atlantic Slave Trade.” Exhibition. Richard J. Daley Library, Special Collections Dept., 2nd floor. 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Wednesday; 12:30 – 4:30 p.m., Saturday (until 5/14). 801 S. Morgan St. Free. Call (312) 996-2742.

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