Happenings

Issue Date: 
November 10, 2008

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Concerts

Emerson String Quartet, featuring works by Haydn, Shostakovich, and Dvorak, 8 p.m. Nov. 10, Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society, 412-624-4129, www.pittsburghchambermusic.org.

Vivaldi Extravaganza, featuring Vivaldi’s Gloria and La stravaganza; Andrés Cárdenes, conductor, violinist; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Natasha Snitkovshy, pianist, free admission, 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Mary Lou Campana Chapel and Lecture Center, Pitt-Greensburg, Joan Chambers Concert Series, www.upg.pitt.edu.

An Evening With Ivan Lins and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, gala event featuring Brazilian jazz pieces and three-time Grammy winner Nancy Wilson, 8 p.m. Nov. 14, Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild and UPMC, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-322-0800, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Richard Egarr, harpsichord, in Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, 3 p.m. Nov. 16, Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig St., Oakland, Renaissance & Baroque Society of Pittsburgh, 412-361-2048, www.rbsp.org.

Exhibitions

Hillman Library, Audubon Print, White-breasted Black-capped Nuthatch, through Nov. 17, 412-648-7715.

Frick Fine Arts Building, Department of Studio Arts Faculty Exhibition, through Nov. 21, University Art Gallery, Pitt’s School of Arts and Sciences, 412-648-2430, www.studioarts.pitt.edu.

Silver Eye Center for Photography, Eloquent Eggs & Disintegrating Dice: Photographs by Rosamond Purcell, through Nov. 29, 1015 E. Carson St., South Side, 412-431-1810, www.silvereye.org.

Wood Street Galleries, ZEE [RANGE], through Dec. 31, 601 Wood St., Downtown, 412-471-5605, www.woodstreetgalleries.org.

Frick Art and Historical Center, From Michelangelo to Annibale Carracci: A Century of Italian Drawings, through Jan. 4, 7227 Reynolds St., Point Breeze, 412-371-0600, www.frickart.org.

Andy Warhol Museum1958, through Jan. 11, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, 412-237-8300, www.warhol.org.

Carnegie Museum of Art55th Carnegie International, through Jan. 11; Worlds Away: New Suburban Landscapes, through Jan. 18; 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.cmoa.org.

Mattress FactoryInner & Outer Space, through Jan. 11, 500 Sampsonia Way, North Side, 412-231-3169, www.mattress.org.

Free at Last? Slavery in Pittsburgh in the 18th and 19th Centuries, through April 5, exhibition by the University of Pittsburgh at the Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District, 412-454-6000, www.pghhistory.org.

Films

We Never Got the Welcome Home: Western Pennsylvania Vets Remember Vietnam (2008), produced by Northern Cambria High School students in cooperation with Pitt-Johnstown professor of history Paul Newman, 7 p.m. Nov. 10, Pitt-Johnstown Living/Learning Center’s Heritage Hall, Pitt-Johnstown’s Department of History, 814-269-2987.

Cenizas del Paraiso (1997), directed by Marcelo Pineyro, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Latin American Film Series, Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies, www.amigosdelcinelatinoamericano2008.blogspot.com/, clas@pitt.edu.

Lectures/Seminars/Readings

“Designing a Flow Cytometry Experiment,” Albert D. Donnenberg, Pitt professor of medicine and director of University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute’s Flow Cytometry Facility, noon Nov. 10, West Wing Conference Center, Hillman Cancer Center, Six Topics in Practical Flow Cytometry Series, UPMC, Pitt’s School of Medicine, 412-623-778, www.upmccancercenters.com/calendar/events.cfm.

“Doom, Gloom, and Prosperity: 45 Years of Environmental Predictions,” Tim Savisky, Pitt-Greensburg assistant professor of biology, 7 p.m. Nov. 10, Mary Lou Campana Chapel and Lecture Center, Pitt-Greensburg, 724-836-7741, www.upg.pitt.edu.

Hee-Sun Kim and K’Arts Korean Music Ensemble, traditional and contemporary Korean music and dance, free, 8 p.m. Nov. 10, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, 412-624-4125, www.music.pitt.edu.

“Getting the Resources You Need Through Negotiation,” Marick F. Masters, professor of business administration in Pitt’s Katz School of Business, and Jared D. Simmer of the Piedmont Private Adjudication Center, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Nov. 11, S120 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Fall 2008 Health Sciences Faculty Professional Development Series, Office of Academic Career Development, www.oacd.health.pitt.edu.

“The End or the Return of the Balkans? Serbia, FYROM, Kosovo, Bosnia, and Montenegro,” Dimitris Keredis, University of Macedonia associate professor of international relations, noon Nov. 11, 4217 Posvar Hall, European Union Center of Excellence, European Studies Center, www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce.

“Unfinished Business: The Impact of Race on Understanding Mentoring Relationships,” Audrey Murrell, Pitt professor of business and director of the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership, noon Nov. 11, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Fall 2008 Speaker Series, Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems, 412-624-7382, www.crsp.pitt.edu.

“Respondent-Driven Sampling for HIV Surveillance in Men Who Have Sex With Men in Fortaleza, Brazil: What Can Anthropology Tell Us About the Utility and Validity of the Current Global Surveillance Methodology for the Most Vulnerable Populations?” Carl Kendall, Tulane University professor of international health and development, 3 p.m. Nov. 11, A-115 Parran Hall, Pitt’s Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Anthropology, Center for Latin American Studies, and Honors College, www.pitt.edu/%7Epittanth.

Pitt’s Gerontology Graduate Certificate, free information session, 6 p.m. Nov. 11, Pitt’s College of General Studies, 412-624-6600, www.cgspitt.org.

“Caravaggio, Spanish Citizen and ‘Italian’ Painter: Evidence of Iberian-Italian Cultural Hybridization in Baroque Art,” Kathy Johnston-Keane, doctoral candidate in Pitt’s Department of the History of Art and Architecture, noon Nov. 12, 203 Frick Fine Arts Building, Pitt’s Department of the History of Art and Architecture, 412-648-2400, www.events.haa.pitt.edu/index.php.

“The Apocalyptic Genre Considered by the Light of Ricoeur’s Hermeneutics,” Peter de Vries, doctoral candidate in Pitt’s School of the Arts and Sciences, noon Nov. 12, 2628 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt’s Department of Religious Studies, 412-624-5990, www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu.

“There’s No Place Like the Childcare Center: Rhetorics of Domestic Space in Post-World War II America,” Jessica Enoch, Pitt professor of English, noon Nov. 12, 2201 Posvar Hall, Pitt’s Women’s Studies Program, 412-624-6485, www.wstudies.pitt.edu.

“Confronting Gender-Based Violence in Africa: Legislative Actions and Inactions,” Takyiwaa Manuh, director of the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana at Legon,
4 p.m. Nov. 12, Kurtzman Room, William Pitt Union, Good Afternoon Africa Lecture Series, Pitt’s Africana Studies Program, University Center for International Studies, 412-648-7390, www.ucis.pitt.edu/Africa.

Peg Boyers, poetry reading, 8 p.m. Nov. 12, Carnegie Library Lecture Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, International Poetry Forum, 412-621-9893, www.thepoetryforum.org.

“Creating a Sustainable Organization: Optimizing People, Planet, and Profits,” 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 13, Regional Alliance Building, 850 Cranberry Woods Dr., Cranberry Township, HR Leadership Forum and Duquesne University, www.hr-leadership-forum.com/sustain.

“Globalization and Social Protection in South Korea and Singapore,” Mason Myoung-Shik Kim, doctoral candidate in Pitt’s Department of Political Science, noon, Nov. 13, 4130 Posvar Hall, Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series, Asian Studies Center, 412-648-7370, www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc.

“Build Your Research Portfolio by Utilizing New Resources,” panel discussion with facilitator Doris M. Rubio, a Pitt professor of medicine, biostatistics, and nursing, and director of Pitt’s Center for Research on Health Care Data Center, 3-5 p.m. Nov. 13, S120 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, 2008-09 Health Sciences Faculty Professional Development Series, Office of Academic Career Development, www.oacd.health.pitt.edu.

“From Nationalism to ‘Third Worldism’? The Changing Self Image of Catholics in Hungary and Italy During the Cold War,” Arpad von Klimo, Pitt professor of history, 3 p.m. Nov. 13, 3703 Posvar Hall, European Union Center of Excellence, Department of History, 412-648-8517, www.pitt.edu/~pitthist.

“The Importance of Being Pillowed: Using Glaciovolcanism to Constrain Terrestrial Paleoclimate,” Ben Edwards, Dickinson College professor of geology, 4 p.m. Nov. 13, 203 Thaw Hall, Fall 2008 Colloquium Series, Pitt’s Department of Geology and Planetary Science, 412-624-8780, www.geology.pitt.edu.

Sabina Murray, Fred R. Brown Literary Award reading and ceremony, 8:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series, 412-624-6506, www.english.pitt.edu.
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“The Uses of Infinity: A Philosopher Looks at Emergent Phenomena in Physics,” Jeremy Butterfield, senior research fellow, University of Cambridge, Trinity College, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 14, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Lunchtime Talk, Pitt’s Center for Philosophy of Science, 412-624-1052, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.

“Murder, Real and Represented: The ‘Caso Cogne’ and Contemporary Italian Narrative,” Ellen Nerenberg, 5 p.m. Nov. 14, 144 Cathedral of Learning, Nicolas C. Tucci Lecture, Pitt’s Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, 412-624-5221, www.frenchanditalian.pitt.edu.

Jackie Kay, Scottish-Nigerian adoptee poet and fiction writer, reading, 7 p.m. Nov. 17, Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, 1015 Forbes Ave., Uptown; reading, 8:30 p.m. Nov. 18, 501 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt’s Department of English, Women’s Studies Program, and the Pittsburgh Consortium for Adoption Studies, www.wstudies.pitt.edu.

David Macaulay, author, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Drue Heinz Lecture Series, 412-624-4187, www.pittsburghlectures.org.

Opera/Theater/Dance

Dance Alloy, Pittsburgh modern dance company, free lunch, noon Nov. 12, Nordy’s Place, Lower Level, William Pitt Union, Artful Wednesdays, PITT ARTS, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Al Jarreau, singer and seven-time Grammy Award winner, 8 p.m. Nov. 14, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Downtown, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Carlos Mencia, comedic performance, 7 p.m. Nov. 15, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-392-4200, www.pgharts.org.

Long Story Short, by Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda, through Nov. 16, Pittsburgh City Theatre, 1300 Bingham St., South Side, 412-431-2489, www.citytheatrecompany.org.

The Grapes of Wrath, opera by Ricky Ian Gordon and Michael Korie, based on Steinbeck’s novel, Nov. 15-23, Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Opera, 412-281-0912, www.pghopera.org.

The Brothers Size, Nov. 13-Dec. 21, Pittsburgh City Theatre, 1300 Bingham St., South Side, 412-431-2489, www.citytheatrecompany.org.

The Lady With All the Answers, by David Rambo, Nov. 13-Dec. 14, O’Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Public Theater, 412-316-1600, www.ppt.org.

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, by Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts, through Feb. 1, Theatre Square Cabaret, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, CLO Cabaret Theater, 412-325-6766, www.clocabaret.com.

Pitt PhD Dissertation Defenses

Lisa Yonek, School of Education’s Department of Instruction and Learning, “The Effects of Robust Vocabulary Instruction on Student Writing,” 1 p.m. Nov. 11, Learning Research and Development Center.

Janine Bartholomew, School of Medicine, “Caveolin-1 Mediated p53 Activation in Stress-induced Premature Senescence and Its Antagonistic Pleiotropic Implications in Cancer,” 12:45 p.m. Nov. 12, 1395 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower.

Aurelia Gómez de Unamuno, School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, “Narrativas Marginales y Guerra Sucia en México (1968-1994),” 11 a.m. Nov. 13, 1528 Cathedral of Learning.

Natalia Mariá Ramírez-López, School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, “Marginalidad y Violencia Junvenil en Medellín y Bogotá: Narrativas Literarias y Filmicas de los Años 80 y 90 en Colombia,”
11 a.m. Nov. 14, 1528 Cathedral of Learning.

Mary Krauland
, Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, “Mechanisms of Dissemination of Integron-Mediated Multiple Antibiotic Resistance in Salmonella Enterica,” 1 p.m. Nov. 14, A523 Crabtree Hall.

Jung Won Park, School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, “Imaginar Sin Frontera: Cosmopolitismo y nación en la Periferia,” 11 a.m. Nov. 19, 1325  Cathedral of Learning