Issue Date: 
May 27, 2008


Calliope Acoustic Open Stage, Folk Music Concert, 9 p.m. May 27, Bloomfield Bridge Tavern, 4412 Liberty Ave., Bloomfield, Pittsburgh Folk Music Society, 412-682-8611, www.calliopehouse.org/index.htm.

Jerusalem of Gold, Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival Orchestra, Children’s Festival Chorus of Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. May 28, Katz Theatre, Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, 5738 Darlington Rd., 412-394-3353, www.jccpgh.org.

Mozart Favorites, 8 p.m., May 30-31, 2 p.m. June 1, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Anthony Braxton Septet, 8p.m. May 30, Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 1815 Metropolitan St., 412-322-0800, www.manchesterguild.org.

Braxton Plays Pittsburgh, featuring Anthony Braxton, Michael Pestel and Syrinx Ensemble, 10 a.m. May 31-June 1, National Aviary, 700 Arch St., 412-323-7235, www.aviary.org.

Braxton Plays Pittsburgh, featuring Anthony Braxton directing the CAPA Antithesis, 7 p.m. May 31, Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts Theater, 111 9th St., 412-338-6101.

Breast Cancer Research Benefit Concert, 7:30 p.m. May 31, New Castle High School, 300 Lincoln Ave., Par for the Cure, 724-658-7927,

Jewish Music Festival, 7:30 p.m. June 1, Levy Hall, Temple Rodef Shalom, 4905 Fifth Ave., 412-394-3353, http://rodefshalom.org/index.cfm.

Chris Higbee of the Poverty Neck Hillbillies, 7p.m. June 6, Chambers Hall Gymnasium, Pitt-Greensburg, 724-836-7741, www.upg.pitt.edu.

Langrée & Ohlsson, Louis Langrée, conductor, 8 p.m., June 6, 2:30 p.m. June 8, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Maurice Hines, singer and dancer, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. June 7, 2:30 p.m. June 8, Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 1815 Metropolitan St., North Side, 412-322-0800, www. Mcgjazz.org.


Hillman Cancer Center Atrium, Oncology on Canvas: Expressions of a Cancer Journey, 6:30-9 p.m. May 29, 5115 Centre Ave., Shadyside, 412-623-4701.

Third Street Gallery, Art As Sustenance: A Feast Of Paintings, through May 30, 220 3rd St., Carnegie, 412-276-5233, www.3rdstreetgallery.net.

Pittsburgh Glass Center, Fused Glass: A Design Perspective, through May 30, 5472 Penn Ave., East Liberty, 412-365-2145, www.pittsburghglasscenter.org.

The Firehouse, Passages, through May 31, 1416 Arch St., Northside, 412-682-0348, www.moxiedada.com.

Silver Eye Center for Photography, Alternative Focus, Opening Reception, 2-4 p.m. May 31; exhibition continues through June 14; 1015 E. Carson St., Southside, 412-431-1810, www.silvereye.org.

Framery, A Thin Line Between Space and Time, through May 31, 4735 Butler St., Lawrenceville, 412-687-2102, www.theframerypgh.com.

August Wilson Center for African American Culture, Black Clay in PA; A Dialogue in Flux, through May 31, Gallery 209, 209 9th St., Downtown, 412-281-5484.

Trinity Gallery, HIE (High Speed Infrared Film), through May 31, 4747 Hatfield St., Lawrenceville, 412-687-2458.

Space 101 Gallery, Bare IV, through May 31, The Brew House, 2100 Mary St., South Side, 412-381-7767, www.brew-house.org.

Andy Warhol Museum, Neke Carson: Eyeball Portraits and Beyond + Neke Paints Andy ’72, Ceramic Explosion: The Work Of Martin Klimas, and Contemporary Prints From The Bank of New York Mellon Collection, all through June 1, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, 412-237-8300, www.warhol.org.

Carnegie Museum of Art, Ecology. Design. Synergy, through June 1, and 55th Carnegie International, through Jan. 11, 2009, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.cmoa.org.

Fein Art Gallery, Pittsburgh 150-250: See How It Was, See How It Is, through June 6, 519 East Ohio St., Northside, 412-321-6816, www.feinartgallery.com.

Pittsburgh Glass Center, Stained Glass in a Flash, through June 6; Glass & Steel: Art Transcends Industry, through Sept. 5; 5472 Penn Ave., East Liberty, 412-365-2145, www.pittsburghglasscenter.org.

SPACE, Pittsburgh NOW, through June 13, 812 Liberty Ave., Downtown, www.SpacePittsburgh.org, 412-325-7723.

Rivers of Steel Visitor Center, Monongahela Valley: A Time of Change, 1980–2000, through June 14, 623 East 8th Ave., Homestead Park, 412-464-4020, www.riversofsteel.com.

Carnegie Science Center, Dinosaurs Alive and Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure, both through June 15; From Sea to Shining Sea: 200 Years of Charting America’s Coasts, through June 29; Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, through Sept. 11; Allegheny Ave., North Shore, 412-237-3400, www.carnegiesciencecenter.org.

Michael Berger Gallery, Prescient, through June 28, 415 Gettysburg St., Point Breeze, 412-441-4282, www.mbergerart.com.

Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Edward Donovan: Naturalist Artist, Author, and Collector, through June 29, Carnegie Mellon University, 4909 Frew St., Oakland, 412-268-2434, huntinst@andrew.cmu.edu.


Tom Baker, author of Get Involved! Making the Most of Your 20s & 30s, 7 p.m. May 27, Joseph Beth Booksellers, 2705 E. Carson St., South Side, 412-381-3600, www.josephbeth.com.

“What Is Your FICO Score and How Is It Affecting Your Credit?” Jenn Carr, certified credit consultant, 12:15 p.m. May 29, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 12 Smithfield Street, 412-281-7141, www.carnegielibrary.org.

Armchair Travels, 3 p.m. June 7, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-315, www.carnegielibrary.org.

Eighth-annual Summer Reading Extravaganza, noon June 8, lawn, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-281-7141, www.carnegielibrary.org.


PNC Children’s Carousel Tea, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 31, Schenley Plaza, 4100 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, 412-682-7275, www.pittsburghparks.org.

Mammogram Screenings, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. May 31, Hillman Cancer Center, UPMC Shadyside, 5115 Centre Ave., Women’s Health Day, 412-623-5900.


The Odd Couple, May 29-June 29, Pittsburgh Public Theater, O’ Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-434-7590, www.ppt.org.

Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show, through May 31, Kuntu Repertory Theatre, 7th-floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall, 412-624-7298, www.kuntu.org.

An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde, through May 31, Henry Heymann Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial, Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre, www.picttheatre.org.

II Postino by Michael Radford, June 1, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Oakland, 412-622-3105, www.carnegielibrary.org.

The Color Purple by Gary Griffin, June 3-15, Benedum Center, 803 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, 412-471-6070, www.pittsburghclo.org.

The Heist by Attack Theater, June 6-15, part of Three Rivers Arts Festival, Forbes Avenue at Stanwix Street, 412-281-8723, www.artsfestival.net/about/.

Take Me Out by Richard Greenberg, June 6-22, Navarra, 131 7th St., Downtown, barebones productions, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Bust by Lauren Weedman, through June 29, Pittsburgh City Theatre, 1300 Bingham St., South Side, 412-431-2489, www.citytheatrecompany.org.

Shear Madness by Paul Portner, through Sept. 28, Pittsburgh CLO Cabaret, Cabaret at Theatre Square, 655 Penn Ave., 412-325-6769, www.pittsburghclo.org.7th-floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall, 412-624-7298, www.kuntu.org.

Pitt Oral Thesis Defenses

Ashley Conley, Graduate School of Public Health, “Molecular Characterization of IS1301 in an Emergent Clone of Serogroup C Neisseria Meningitides,” 1 p.m. May 27, Room A215 Crabtree Hall.

Shaylee O’ Leary, Graduate School of Public Health, “Transcriptional Regulation of Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha by Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 Vpr,” 1 p.m. June 2, Room A216 Crabtree Hall.

Krisztina Baglyas, Graduate School of Public Health, “Delineating the Role of SIV-VPR and SIV-VPX on Dendritic Cells, Natural Killer Cells, and Immune Function,” 10 a.m. June 4, Room A215 Crabtree Hall.

Pitt PhD Dissertation Defenses

Vincent B. McGinty, School of Medicine, “Amygdala Regulation of Prefrontal-to-accumbens Information Flow: Implications for Motivation and Action,” 10 a.m. May 29, 2nd-floor Auditorium, Learning Research and Development Center.

Jill Montgomery, Graduate School of Public Health, “Characterization of the Role of Human Herpes Virus 8 in Prostate Cancer,” noon May 29, Room A115 Crabtree Hall.

Chunrong Cheng, Graduate School of Public Health, “Improved Gene-wise Normalization to Enhance Classification Models for Inter-study Prediction in Microarray,” 11:30 a.m. May 30, Room A622 Crabtree Hall.

Pei-Ying Chuang, School of Nursing, “Neuroglobin Genetic Polymorphisms and Their Relationships to Functional Outcome Following Traumatic Brain Injury,” 10 a.m. May 30, Room 331 Victoria Building.

Jaime Berlin Talkowski, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, “Quantifying Physical Activity in Community Dwelling Older Adults Using Accelerometry,” 3 p.m. June 2, Room 4060 Forbes Tower.

Patrick R. Shea, Graduate School of Public Health, “Identification and Functional Characterization of Estrogen Response Elements in the Human Herpes Virus 8 Genome,” 2 p.m. June 3, Room A312 Crabtree Hall.

Gregory Salmieri, School of Arts and Sciences, “Aristotle and the Problem of Concepts,” 2 p.m. June 3, Room 1001B Cathedral of Learning.

Thomas Kirchner, Department of Psychology, School of Arts and Sciences, “Relapse Dynamics During Smoking Cessation: Recurrent Abstinence Violation Effects and Lapse-Relapse Progression,” 8 a.m. June 5, 4127 Sennott Square.

Angela Reynolds, School of Arts and Sciences, “Mathematical Models of Acute Inflammation,” 1 p.m. June 6, Room 704 Thackeray Hall.

Peter R. McDonald, School of Medicine, “Identification of Novel Potential Cancer Therapies by Synthetic Lethal Screening,” 1:30 p.m. June 9, Room 1395 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower.

Fang Zhu, Graduate School of Public Health, “An Index of Local Sensitivity to Nonignorability and a Penalized Pseudolikelihood Method for Data with Nonignorable Nonresponse,” 10 a.m. June 10, Room 109 Parran Hall.