Weekly Advisory: July 8, 2013

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Boys to Men: Research demonstrates that fathers play an important role in their children’s well-being and overall development. Otima Doyle, assistant professor of social work, studies the role of fathers in the prevention and reduction of youth aggression, depression and suicide, among underserved youth. Doyle can comment on the impact of a father’s interaction with his child. Contact Jeffron Boynés, (312) 413-8702; jboynes@uic.edu

UIC Events

(A complete listing of UIC events is online)

9, Tuesday: “Building Peace and Justice: Stories as Resistance.” Luis Perez, host of WBEZ Vocalo’s “Overdrive,” leads storytelling. 7 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

10, Wednesday: UIC Summer Wind Ensemble.  Faculty, alumni and students play Copland, Holst, Sousa, Wagner and more. 7:30 p.m. UIC Theatre, 1044 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 9976-2977.

12, Friday: “Whisper Down the Lane.” Art opening. Group exhibition in which five artists invited 25 others to exhibit, based on the game of “Telephone.” Reception, 5 – 8 p.m. Exhibition on view through Aug. 24, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday – Friday; noon – 6 p.m. Saturday. Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St.  Free. Call (312) 996-6114.

July 15-26: Chicago Jazz Philharmonic/UIC Summer Jazz Academy. Instructors from UIC and CJP teach students in grades 5-12. Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Call (312) 996-2977.

Thru Oct. 11: “The Reason Why the Colored American Is Not in the World’s Columbian Exposition.” Exhibition. UIC African-American Cultural Center, Room 207, Addams Hall, 830 S. Halsted St. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. Free. Call (312) 996-9549.

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