Weekly Advisory: October 21,2013

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RTA Structure: Metropolitan Chicago needs one regional transit agency with four operating divisions, says Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center. Schlickman took part in RTA reforms in 1983 and 2008. Contact Anne Brooks Ranallo, (312) 355-2523.

UIC Events

(A complete listing of UIC events is online)

22, Tuesday: Clowning Master Class. Karen Hoyer, Big Apple Circus. 9 – 10:50 a.m. UIC Studio Theatre, Room L467, 1044 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-6068.

22, Tuesday: Tuesdays-at-One concert. UIC Jazz Ensemble. 1-1:50 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-2977.

22, Tuesday: “Chicagoaxaca.” Exhibition opening reception. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Pop Up JUST Art Center, 729 W. Maxwell St. Free. Call (312) 355-5922.

23, Wednesday: Music Master Class. Cristina Buciu, classical violin. 3 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-2977.

23, Wednesday: Future of Chicago Lecture Series. “Corruption in Chicago.” James Laski, former Chicago city clerk and alderman. Noon. Science and Engineering South, Room 230, 845 W. Taylor St. Free. Call (312) 413-3780.

23, Wednesday: “Youth Civil Participation is Not a Request, It’s a Must.” Elif Kalan, Habitat Center for Development and Governance. Noon – 1 p.m. Rm. 418, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, 412 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 355-0088.

24, Thursday: Sexual Health Lunch Symposium. Panel discussion. UIC School of Public Health auditorium, 1603 W. Taylor St. Noon – 1 p.m. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

24, Thursday: Ben Reitman’s Hobo College. Performances recalling the 1907-1930 street education work of physician/reformer Ben Reitman. 6 – 7:30 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

30, Wednesday: “A UIC Feminist Book Celebration!” Book event and discussion. 5 – 7 p.m. Room 322, UIC Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, 412 S. Peoria St. Free. Call

31, Thursday: “The Interface Between Mental Health and Police Services: a UK Perspective.” Lynne Callaghan, Plymouth University; Inspector Mark Bolt, Devon and Cornwall Police. 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Room 4013, Jane Addams College of Social Work, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. RSVP to ihaidu1@uic.edu by Oct. 25

Thru Dec. 20: “The Reason Why the Colored American Is Not in the World’s Columbian Exposition.” Exhibition. Room 207, African-American Cultural Center, Addams Hall, 830 S. Halsted St. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. Free. Call (312) 996-9549.

Thru May 9, 2014: “Chicagoaxaca.” Exhibition. Pop Up JUST Art Center, 729 W. Maxwell St. 1 – 4 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Free. Call (312) 355-5922.

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