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Office of Public and Government Affairs                    (312) 996-3456 / newstips@uic.edu

Week of October 13, 2014

 
 
Anne Brooks Ranallo: (312) 355-2523/aranallo@uic.edu

All students deserve to learn in environments "free from harassment, bullying and discrimination," says Stacey Horn, UIC professor of education. Horn, recipient of the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance's Ally of the Year award, is available for comment.

 
 
 
14, Tuesday | Free | Call: (312) 996-6068

The ensemble recently released their second album "Walkin’ About" and appeared at the Chicago Jazz Festival.1-1:50 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St.

 
 
15, Wednesday | Free | Call: (312) 996-8700

Benjamin Helphand, Neighborhood Space; Kathleen Dickhut, Large Lot Program, City of Chicago; Sanjeev Vidyarthi, UIC assistant professor of urban planning and policy. Noon - 1:30 p.m.

 
 
15, Wednesday | Free | Call: (312) 996-6068

Scott Hesse, Dee Alexander's Evolution Ensemble; the Evolution Arkestra; the Marlene Rosenberg Quartet; the Stafford James String Ensemble; Vincent Davis' Percussion Plus; the Victor Garcia Organ Group; the Rajiv Halim Group. 3 - 4 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St.

 
 
15, Wednesday | Free | Call: (312) 996-6068

The UIC University Band performs works by Vincent Persichetti, John Mackey, David Maslanka, Samuel R. Hazo, and more. 7:30 - 9 p.m. UIC Theatre, 1044 W. Harrison St.  

 
 
16, Thursday | Free | Call: (312) 996-6068

Javier José Mendoza conducts the UIC String Orchestra in Respighi's "Ancient Airs and Dances" and Dvoƙák's Serenade for Strings in E major.

 
 
17, Friday | Free | Call: (312) 996-6068

Phil Markowitz, pianist in the all-star group "Saxophone Summit" with Ravi Coltrane, Joe Lovano and David Liebman; and Zach Brock, violinist in jazz, classical and popular music. 2 - 3 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St.

 
 
18, Saturday | Free | Call: (312) 996-6114

Lise Haller Baggesen Ross, author of "Mothernism," joins art experts Elise Archias and Hamza Walker to discuss why the maternal experience is so often absent from (or even taboo in) the contemporary art world. 2 - 4 p.m. Gallery 400. 400 S. Peoria St.

 
 
18, Saturday | Free | Call: (312) 996-6068

Guest artists perform Debussy's "The Engulfed Cathedral," Steven Bryant's "Ecstatic Waters," Jess Turner's "Through the Looking Glass," and more, directed by José Oliver Riojas. 7:30 - 9 p.m. UIC Theatre, 1044 W. Harrison St.

 
 
20, Monday | Free | Call: (312) 996-6068

Susan Messing, alumna of the iO Theatre, Second City’s Mainstage and Annoyance Theatre.

 
"My Sisters and I: Family History and Breast Cancer"
 
23, Thursday | Free | Call: (312) 413-8908

The University of Illinois Cancer Center and Mile Square Health Center will hold a breast cancer community forum to provide information on family history and breast cancer, how lifestyle and diet impact breast cancer risk, and more, featuring physicians from the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System. 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Mile Square Health Center, 1220 S. Wood St.