Issue Date: 
November 5, 2007


Mezzo-soprano Mary Nessinger and pianist Jeanne Golan, 8 p.m. today, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt’s Music on the Edge Series, 412-624-4125, www.music.pitt.edu.

Zehetmair Quartet, 8 p.m. Nov. 7, Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Pittsburgh Chamber Music, 412-624-4129, www.pittsburghchambermusic.org.

Lalah Hathaway, tribute to Shirley Horn and Sarah Vaughan, Nov. 8-11, Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 1815 Metropolitan St., Downtown, 412-322-0800, www.mcgjazz.org.

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marek Janowski, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4, Brahms Symphony No. 3, and Brahms Hungarian Dances, 8 p.m. Nov. 9-11, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Zarzuela y Opera, El Mundo, 8-10 p.m., Nov. 10, Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig St., Renaissance and Baroque Society, 412-361-2048, www.rbsp.org.

Ricardo Cobo, classical guitarist, 8 p.m. Nov. 10, PNC Recital Hall, Magee Street and Forbes Avenue, Duquesne University, 412-218-1910, www.gsfapittsburgh.org.

Three Rivers Mandolin Consort, 2-3 p.m. Nov. 11, Outdoor Deck, Carnegie Library, 4400 Forbes Ave., Sunday Afternoon Music Series, 412-622-3151, www.carnegielibrary.org.

Tribute to Miles Davis and John Coltrane, jazz performance, 5 p.m. Nov. 11, Blakey Program Center, 1908 Wylie Ave., Hill District, 412-392-3148, www.hillhouse.org.

Music Monday: Informal Recitals by Pitt Music Students, 8 p.m. Nov. 12, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 412-624-4125, www.music.pitt.edu.


Phipps Conservatory, Chihuly at Phipps: Gardens and Glass by Dale Chihuly, through Nov. 11, One Schenley Park, Oakland, 412-622-6194, www.phippsconservatory.org.

Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Patricia Maurides, Michelle Stitzlein, and Julie Stunden, Nov. 8-Dec. 21, Purnell Center for the Arts, 5000 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Carnegie Mellon University, 412-268-3618, www.cmu.edu/millergallery.

KOA Art Gallery, “Rocket Science: An Exhibition of Paintings by Heather Levy,” through Nov. 16, Blaisdell Hall, Pitt-Bradford, www.upb.pitt.edu.

The Andy Warhol Museum, Andy and Oz: Parallel Visions, A National Gallery of Australia 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Georgia O’Keeffe and Andy Warhol, and Elusive Signs: Bruce Nauman Works with Light, all through Dec. 30, 117 Sandusky St., 412-237-8300, www.warhol.org.

Wood Street Galleries, Workin’ Down Under, through Dec. 31, 601 Wood St., Downtown, 412-471-5605, www.woodstreetgalleries.org.

Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center, Points in Time, Glass: Shattering Notions, and Discovery Place, all through Dec. 31, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District, 412-454-6000, www.pghhistory.org.

Carnegie Museum of Art, Picturing Childhood: Pictorialist Family Photography, c. 1890-1940, through Jan. 13, On a Grand Scale: The Hall of Architecture at 100, through Jan. 27, and Design to Be Lit, through Feb. 10, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-441-9786 ext. 224, www.cmoa.org.


“Last Night at the Lobster,” presentation of novel by Stewart O’Nan, noon today, University of Pittsburgh Book Center.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author, 7:30 p.m., today, Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Drue Heinz Lecture Series, 412-624-4187, www.pittsburghlectures.org.

“Electrochemical Sensors for S-Nitrosothiol Species Based on Immobilized Chemical/Biochemical Catalysts: Design,” Mark Meyerhoff, professor of chemistry at the University of Michigan, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 6, 12 Chevron Science Center, Pitt Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu.

“Recent Advances in Sulfur and Polyoxometalate Chemistry,” Emmanuel Lacote, professor of molecular chemistry at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, 7:15 p.m. Nov. 6, 12B Chevron Science Center, Pitt Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu.

“Corporate Governance, Valuation, and Performance: Evidence From a Voluntary Market Reform in Brazil,” Kuldeep Shastri, professor of business administration at Pitt Katz School, noon Nov. 7, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt Center for Latin American Studies, 412-648-7342, www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas.

“Breast Cancer and Social Interactions: Identifying Multiple Environments That Regulate Gene Expression Across the Life Span,” Sarah Gelhert, professor of social service administration at the University of Chicago, noon Nov. 7, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt School of Social Work, 412-624-6304, www.socialwork.pitt.edu.

“IgG4-related Scierosing Cholangitis,” Yasuni Nakanuma, professor of pathology at Kanazawa University, noon Nov. 7, 1104 Scaife Hall, Pitt Department of Pathology, http://path.upmc.edu.

“The Ruins of Nature,” Gabriela Nouzeilles, associate professor of Latin American studies at Princeton University, 3 p.m. Nov. 7, 501 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Latin American Studies, 412-648-7342, www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas.

“The Ins and Outs of a Protein Folding Machine,” Costa Georgopolous, professor of microbiology and molecular medicine at the University of Geneva Medical School, 4 p.m. Nov. 7, 169 Crawford Hall, Pitt Inaugural Tousimis-Lauffer Distinguished Lecture in Biological Sciences, 412-624-4350, www.pitt.edu/~biology.

Ken Waldman with guest Mark Tamsula, poetry reading, 8 p.m. Nov. 7, Carnegie Lecture Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, International Poetry Forum, 412-621-9893, www.thepoetryforum.org.

“Globalization, East Asia, and the First Great Depression, 1873-1896,” Mark Metzler, professor of history and Asian studies at the University of Texas at Austin, noon Nov. 8, 4130 Posvar Hall, Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series, 412-648-7371, www.ucis.pitt.edu.

“Legal and Policy Approaches to the Obesity Epidemic,” Michelle M. Mello, professor of health policy and law at Harvard School of Public Health, noon-1 p.m. Nov. 8, School of Law Courtroom, Mark A. Nordenberg Lecture in Law and Psychiatry, www.pitt.edu/~bioethic.

“The C-F Bond as a Conformational Tool in Organic Chemistry, From Biological Chemistry to Materials,” David O’Hagan, professor of organic chemistry at the University of St. Andrews, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 8, 12B Chevron Science Center, Pitt Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu.

“21st Century Skills Education, and Economic Development for Global, Knowledge-based Workplaces,” Chris Dede, professor of learning technology at Harvard University, 3 p.m. Nov. 8, William Pitt Union Assembly Room, Pitt Center for Instructional Development & Distance Education, www.education.pitt.edu.

“Adhesion and the Regulation of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation,” Christopher Chen, professor of innovation in bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania, 4 p.m. Nov. 8, Auditorium 5, Scaife Hall, Pitt Department of Bioengineering, www.mirm.pitt.edu.

“Timing of Regional Late Glacial Events and Post-Glacial Sedimentation Rates From Lake Superior,” Andrew Breckenridge, professor of geology at Mercyhurst College, 4-5 p.m. Nov. 8, 11 Thaw Hall, Pitt Department of Geology and Planetary Science, www.geology.pitt.edu.

“Power, Wealth, and Prestige: Inequality and the Beginnings of Large-Scale Societies,” Robert D. Drennan, Pitt professor of anthropology, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 8, 2500 Posvar Hall, Pitt Department of Anthropology, Provost Inaugural Lectures 2007-08, www.provost.pitt.edu.

Fred R. Brown Literary Award Reading, Don Lee, 8:30 p.m. Nov. 8, 343 Alumni Hall, Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series, 412-624-6506, www.english.pitt.edu.

“21st Century Skills, Education, and Economic Development for Global, Knowledge-based Workplaces,” Christopher Dede, Timothy E. Wirth Professor of Learning Technologies, Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education 3 p.m. Nov. 8, Assembly Room William, Pitt Union Sara Fine Institute Annual Lecture Series, 412-624-2677, www.sarafineinst.pitt.edu.

“How Virtual Interactions Deepen Learning for Real Students” Christopher Dede, Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, 8:45 a.m. Nov. 9, Room 502, School of Information Sciences Building, SIS and the Sara Fine Institute, 412-624-2677.

“Travels With Ego: Deictic Stance and Denotational Style Across Interactional Contexts,” Michael Silverstein, professor of anthropology at the University of Chicago, 3 p.m. Nov. 9, 3106 Posvar Hall, Pitt Department of Anthropology, www.pitt.edu/~pittanth.

“Core Knowledge of Number and Geometry,” Elizabeth Spelke, professor of psychology at Harvard University, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 9, location TBA, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, 412-624-1052, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.

“From Foot Soldier to Finance Minister: Takahashi Korekiyo, Japan’s Keynes,” symposium for book by Pitt professor of history Richard Smethurst, 4 p.m. Nov. 9, 3703 Posvar Hall, Pitt Department of History, 412-648-7451, www.pitt.edu/~pitthist.

“Do Anti-Dementia Drugs Really Work? Effectiveness of Cholinesterase Inhibitors, Memantine, and Antipsychotics,” Lon S. Schneider, professor of psychiatry, neurology, and gerontology in USC Keck School of Medicine, 4 p.m. Nov. 12, A115 Crabtree Hall, Pitt Graduate School of Public Health, 412-648-1294, www.publichealth.pitt.edu.

“Demystifying the Grant-Review Process,” David Armstrong, professor of medicine and sociology at the National Institute of Mental Health, 3-5 p.m. Nov. 15, S100 Biomedical Science Tower, Pitt Office of Academic Career Development, Health Sciences, www.oacd.health.pitt.edu.


The Candy Butchers, circus performance, Nov. 7-10, New Hazlett Theater, Allegheny Square East, Downtown, 412-320-4610, www.newhazletttheater.org.

G’Day and a Glass: Australian Wines, 6:15 p.m. Nov. 7, Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-456-6666, www.clocabaret.com.

WestPACS College Job Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 8, Pittsburgh ExpoMart, Monroeville, Western Pennsylvania Association of Career Services, www.westpacs.org.

Student Art Show/Competition, noon-4 p.m. Nov. 9, Lower Lounge, William Pitt Union, Pitt Art/HAA Club, 513-237-2754, cls78@pitt.edu.

Food, book signing with editor John Knechtel and photographer Diana Shearwood, 4 p.m. Nov. 10, Silver Eye Center for Photography, 1015 Carson St., South Side, 412-431-1810, www.silvereye.org.

William Barton: Kalkadoon Man, documentary film, 7 p.m. Nov. 10, Harris Theater, 809 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

3 Rivers Film Festival, various times and locations, through Nov. 15, 412-681-5449, www.3RFF.com.

Farmers’ Market, 3:30-6:30 p.m. every Friday through Nov. 16, Sennott Street between Atwood Street and Meyran Avenue, Oakland Business Improvement District, 412-683-6243, www.onlyinoakland.org.

Pitt PhD Dissertation Defenses

“The Role of ER Stress in Type I Diabetes,” Sheila M. Schreiner, Cellular and Molecular Pathology Graduate Program, noon Nov. 6, 1100 Rangos Research Center.

“The Role of Illustrated Aratea Manuscripts in the Transmission of Astronomical Knowledge in the Middle Ages,” Marion Dolan, Department of the History of Art and Architecture, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 7, 104 Frick Fine Arts Building.

“Demand-Based Wireless Network Design by Test Point Reduction,” Natthapol Pongthaipat, Telecommunications and Networking Program,
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 9, 522 Information Sciences Building.


Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief by Paula Vogel, Nov. 7-18, Stephen Foster Memorial’s Henry Heymann Theatre, Pitt Repertory Theatre, 412-624-PLAY (7529), www.play.pitt.edu.

Murderers, 8 p.m. Nov. 8-Dec. 16, Lester Hamburg Studio, 57 S. 13th St., South Side, 412-431-2849, www.pgharts.org.

The Suitcase Royale, 8 p.m. Nov. 8-10, Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, 412-237-8300, www.warhol.org.

The Elixir of Love, Nov. 10-18, Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Downtown, 412-281-0912, www.pittsburghopera.org.

Tribute to Broadcaster “Chilly Billy” Cardille, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Downtown, 412-456-1350, www.pgharts.org.


K99/ROO, Joan M. Lakoski and Robert J. Milner, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Nov. 13, S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Pitt Office of Academic Career Development, Health Sciences, www.oacd.health.pitt.edu.

General K Award, Joan M. Lakoski and Robert J. Milner, 3-5 p.m. Nov. 13, S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Pitt Office of Academic Career Development, Health Sciences, www.oacd.health.pitt.edu.