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By Staff in Arts & Entertainment on Apr 14, 2011 5:20PM

2011_4_14_PTI.jpg Discussion / Activism
The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum is hosting a panel on Human Trafficking: Strategies and Solutions tonight from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Experts from a number of organizations, including The Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation, The International Organization for Adolescents, National Immigrant Justice Center at the Heartland Alliance, and Sex Workers Outreach Project Chicago, will discuss what’s being done and what needs to be accomplished in order to stop all practices of global human trafficking. Adding a second layer of interaction, this event is also part of the America 2049 multimedia experience pioneered by Breakthrough, a global human rights organization. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum is located at 800 S. Halsted and the event is free.

Spanish pop music duo the Pinker Tones are always a treat live, an eclectic mix of pop, funk, soul, bossa, break beat, swing, lounge, and psychedelia. Their songs feature Spanish, French, English, and German lyrics.. They're playing Green Dolphin (2200 N. Ashland) tonight at 9 p.m. with DJs Tony Macias and Ron Solera. This is a 21+ show. Tickets are available at the door for $15, advance tickets ($12) are available by clicking here.

The Rice Table, specializing in Indonesian cuisine, is putting together their own buffet of Sayur Kerrie (fresh carrots, green beans and cabbage in a lemongrass yellow curry sauce), ayam goreng (tamarind marinated fried chicken), tahu pedis (stir fried tofu with red chiles, tamarind and onions) and more. Their regular rijsttafel ('rice table" or buffets) are must dines. Tonight's begins at 7 p.m. at Sip Coffee House (1222 W. Grand) and it's both BYOB and cash only. Print out this coupon for $3 off admission with proof of purchase at the Green Grocer.

Do312 is giving one lucky person a chance to head to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival this year. The package includes 2 passes to the May 5-8 event, round-trip airfare from Chicago to New Orleans, and hotel accommodations. If you mmissed out on Arcade Fire tickets, this is a great opportunity to see them in the Crescent City. The package will be given awat between 6-8 p.m. at Hideout, and you must be present to win. Details on the giveaway are here.