Weekly Advisory: October 28, 2013

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Bicycle Licenses: Bike use in Chicago has tripled over the last 10 years, but that growth is still preliminary, and “now is not the time to tinker with success,” says Siim Soot, a researcher in the UIC Urban Transportation Center. Contact Anne Brooks Ranallo, (312) 355-2523.

UIC Events

(A complete listing of UIC events is online)

29, Tuesday: “Never Laugh at Live Dragons: Public Transportation in Suburban Chicago.” Mike Bolton, Pace. 3 – 4:30 p.m. Great Cities Institute, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, 412 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-8700.

29, Tuesday: “Well-Read Lives: How Books Inspired a Generation of American Women.” Barbara Sicherman, author. 6:30 – 8 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

30, Wednesday: Jazz Master Class. Pat Mallinger, saxophone. 3 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-2977.

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 (312) 996-6339.

31, Thursday: Pediatric patients trick-or-treat at Children’s Hospital University of Illinois. 1740 W. Taylor St., 10 – 11 a.m. Contact Sherri McGinnis González, (312) 996-8277; smcginn@uic.edu.

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.

Nov. 1:  “It’s the Political Economy, Stupid.” Art exhibition opening. Group show organized by Oliver Ressler and Gregory Sholette. Reception 5 – 8 p.m. On view thru Dec. 14. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday – Friday; noon – 6 p.m., Saturday. Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-6114.

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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