Weekly Advisory: September 23, 2013

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(A complete listing of UIC events is online)

23, Monday: “Pedal Powered: Bike Sharing and Safety.” Sean Wiedel, assistant commissioner, Chicago Dept. of Transportation. 3 – 4:30 p.m. Great Cities Institute, 412 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-8700.

24, Tuesday: Tuesdays-at-One Concert. David Schrader, classical harpsichord. 1-1:50 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-2977.

24, Tuesday: Banned Books Week Readout. Noon – 2 p.m. Lecture Center Plaza, Polk and Morgan streets. Free. Call (312) 413-0394.

25, Wednesday: UIC Concert Band. Shostakovich, Gershwin, Sousa. 1 – 2 p.m. Lecture Center Plaza, Polk and Morgan streets. Free. Call (312) 996-6068.

25, Wednesday: Music Master Class. Stephen Burns, classical trumpet, brass chamber music. 3 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-2977.

26, Thursday: UIC Jazz Ensemble. 1-2 p.m. Lecture Center Plaza, Polk and Morgan streets. Free. Call (312) 996-6068.

26, Thursday: “Immigration and the Border Politics and Policy in the New Latino Century.” Discussion and workshop. 3 – 5 p.m. UIC Latino Cultural Center, 803 S. Morgan St., Lecture Center B2. Free. To register, call (312) 996-2445.

26, Thursday: “The Reason Why: A lecture and discussion on why African Americans were not included in the World’s Colombian Exposition of 1893.” 6 – 8 p.m. DuSable Museum of African-American History, 740 E. 56th Place. Free. Call (312) 996-9549.

Oct. 5: UIC Open House. Admissions and financial aid sessions, campus tours, student panels and college information tables. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free. Call (312) 996-4350. Go to www.admissions.uic.edu/openhouse2013

Oct. 8: “Reviving the Jordan River: Islam, Judaism, Ecology, and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.” 4 p.m. UIC Institute for the Humanities, Stevenson Hall, lower level, 701 S. Morgan St. Free. Call (312) 996-6354.

Oct. 11: “Delivering Food Assistance in a Shrinking Humanitarian Space.” Lecture. Ertharin Cousin, executive director, United Nations World Food Programme. 2 p.m. Room 302, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 996-6354.

Thru Oct. 19: “The Program” curated by Michael Scott Hall. Three short group exhibitions on Viennese art.10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday thru Friday; noon – 6 p.m., Saturday. Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-6114.

Thru Dec. 20 (new closing date): “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.

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