Weekly Advisory: November 25, 2013
- Dysfunctional mitochondria may underlie resistance to radiation therapy
- Graphic warning labels on cigarette packages reduce smoking rates
- Chancellor announces UIC candidacy for Obama Presidential Library
- Acclaimed ragtime pianist highlights closing event of World’s Fair exhibition
- Foundation names UIC professor nurse-faculty scholar
- UI Health to launch neighborhood health survey
Black Friday: The combination of lower gasoline prices and lower credit card debt may mean that consumers have the capacity to spend freely in shopping malls and online this holiday season, according to UIC retail expert Annie Logue. “And that may mean a happy assortment of holidays for retailers, even with an early Hanukkah and a late Thanksgiving,” Logue says. Contact Jeffron Boynés, (312) 413-8702.
Dec. 5: “A Victorian Holiday Costume Party.” Closing reception for exhibition “The Reason Why the Colored American Is Not in the World’s Columbian Exposition.” Performance by Reginald Robinson, pianist and composer. UIC African-American Cultural Center, 2nd Floor, Addams Hall, 830 S. Halsted St. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Free. Call (312) 996-9549.
Thru Dec. 20: “The Reason Why the Colored American Is Not in the World’s Columbian Exposition.” Exhibition. Room 207, UIC 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.