Issue Date: 
September 14, 2009


Jacob Yoffee, tenor saxophonist, 5 p.m. Sept. 15, Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 412-325-6769, www.pgharts.org.

Salsamba, Latin jazz, 8 p.m. Sept. 15, Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 412-325-6769, www.pgharts.org.

The Books With Lymbyc Systym, electronica and acoustic music, 8 p.m. Sept. 16, Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, 412-237-8300, www.warhol.org.

Sunn 0))), rock music, 8 p.m. Sept. 17, Mister Smalls Fun House and Theater, 400 Lincoln Ave., Millvale, 412-821-4447, www.mrsmalls.com.

The Weathered Road, blend of folk, Celtic, and newgrass music, 8 p.m. Sept. 18, Hard Rock Café, 230 West Station Square Dr., Downtown, 412-481-7625, www.hardrock.com.

Don Aliquo, saxophonist, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19, Gypsy Café, 1330 Bingham St., South Side, 412-381-4977, www.gypsycafe.net.

Carolyn Perteete, jazz and R&B music, 8 p.m. Sept. 19, New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Downtown, 412-320-4610, www.newhazletttheater.org.

David Garrett, classical and rock music, 8 p.m. Sept. 19, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Downtown, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.


Frick Art and Historical Center, The Dutch Italianates: Seventeenth-Century Masterpieces From Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, through Sept. 20, 7227 Reynolds St., Point Breeze, 412-371-0600, www.frickart.org.

Pittsburgh Glass Center,
Seventh Inning Stretch, through Sept. 27, 5472 Penn Ave., Garfield, 412-365-2145, www.pittsburghglasscenter.org.

Wood Street Galleries, Physical Conditions, through Sept. 25, 601 Wood St., Downtown, 412-471-5605, www.woodstreetgalleries.org.

707 Galleries, The Secret Lives of Stories, through Oct. 17, 707 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-471-6078, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, www.pgharts.org.

Senator John Heinz History Center, Forbes Field: Celebrating 100 Years, through Nov. 8; and Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War, through Jan. 15, 2010; 1212 Smallman St., Strip District, 412-454-6000, www.heinzhistorycenter.org.

Carnegie Museum of Art,
Documenting Our Past: The Teenie Harris Archive Project, Part Three, through Nov. 1; Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual Member Exhibit, through Nov. 8; Digital to Daguerreotype: Photographs of People, through Jan. 31, 2010, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3309, www.cmoa.org.

Mattress Factory Museum, Gestures: An Exhibition of Small Site-specific Works, through Jan. 10, 2010, 500 Sampsonia Way, North Side, 412-231-3169, www.mattress.org.

Andy Warhol Museum, Drawn to the Summit: A G-20 Exhibition of International Political Cartoons, through
Oct. 18, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, 412-237-8300, www.warhol.org.

Mister Smalls Fun House and Theater, Project 50/50, featuring 50 skateboards designed by 50 artists, 400 Lincoln Ave., Millvale, 412-821-4447, www.mrsmalls.com.


“Frames and Decisions,” talk by Natalie Gold, University of Edinburgh visiting fellow, 12:05 p.m. Sept. 15, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, 412-624-1052, pittcntr@pitt.edu.

“Aging, Separating the Facts From the Fiction: A Roadmap for Success,” Neil Resnick, chief of Pitt School of Medicine’s Division of Geriatric Medicine and director, Pitt’s Institute on Aging and John A. Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, 6 p.m. Sept. 16, University Club, 123 University Place, Oakland, Pitt Alumni Lecture Series, 412-624-8256, www.alumni.pitt.edu.

“Encouraging, Designing and Implementing Curricular Change: An Organic First Curriculum,” Michael Kahlow, professor of chemistry at University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 4 p.m. Sept. 17, 155 Benedum Hall, Pitt’s Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu.

Aleksandar Hemon, author of Question of Bruno (Doubleday, 2000) and The Lazarus Project (Riverhead Books, 2008), 8:30 p.m. Sept. 17, J.W. Connolly Ballroom, Alumni Hall, Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series, Pitt’s Writing Program, oaks@pitt.edu.

“Diagnostic Errors in Medical Education: Where Wrongs Can Make Rights,” Kevin W. Eva, a professor in McMaster University’s Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, noon Sept. 18, Lecture Room 3, Scaife Hall, Medical Education Grand Rounds, School of Medicine’s Office of the Vice Dean, 412-648-9000, www.megr.pitt.edu.

“Hector and the Will of Zeus in the Iliad,” Wolfgang Bernard, chair of Department of Ancient Greek Language and Literature, Heinrich Schliemann-Institut, University of Rostock, 4 p.m. Sept. 18, 244A Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Department of Classics, 412-624-4493, classics@pitt.edu.

Résumé and Cover-letter Assistance, featuring one-on-one résumé writing assistance, 11 a.m. Sept. 19, Job & Career Education Center, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3114, www.carnegielibrary.org.


“Picnic at the Plaza,” annual event for Pitt postdoctoral students and their families, 5 p.m. Sept 15, Schenley Plaza, University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association, www.oacd.health.pitt.edu.

“Linking In With a Purpose,” featuring public relations professional Beth Caldwell discussing social networking sites such as Facebook and Linked-in, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16, Atria’s Restaurant and Tavern at PNC Park, 103 Federal St., North Side, Pittsburgh Young Professionals, 412-322-1850, www.pyp.org.

“Marat/Sade” (1967, Peter Brook), screening of film with presentation by Dan Chyutin, second-year PhD student in Pitt’s Department of English’s Film Studies Program, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18, 1501 Posvar, part of Film Studies Program’s Cinematheque series Extreme Cinema: The Many Faces of Shock, dsc24@pitt.edu, www.filmstudies.pitt.edu.

August Wilson Center Grand Opening and World Premiere Tribute Ceremony and Celebration, 5 p.m. Sept. 17, August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave., Downtown, 412-258-2700, www.augustwilsoncenter.org.


8-Track: The Sounds of the 70’s, by Rick Seeber, through Sept. 27, Theater Square Cabaret, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh CLO, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

That Championship Season, by Jason Miller, through Sept. 27, Pittsburgh Playhouse, 222 Craft Ave., Oakland, Point Park University, 412-621-4445, www.pittsburghplayhouse.com.

The Wizard of Oz, by Frank Gabrielson,
through Sept. 27, McKeesport Little Theater, 1614 Coursin St., McKeesport, 412-673-1100, www.mckeesportlittletheater.com.

STOMP, international percussion performance, through Sept. 20, Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Sept. 10-26, Henry Heymann Theater, Stephen Foster Memorial, 4301 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theater, 412-561-6000, www.picttheatre.org.

North Side Urban Pathways School Steel Pan Band, noon Sept. 17, Katz Plaza, Penn Avenue and Seventh Street, Downtown, G-20 Arts Programming, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Light From the Moon, featuring Georgian writer and musician Irakli Kakabaze, 8 p.m. Sept. 18, New Hazlett Theater,
6 Allegheny Square East, Downtown, City of Asylum/ Pittsburgh, 412-320-4610, www.newhazletttheater.org.

Above Under Inbetween,
choreographed dance performance, Sept 18-19, Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., 412-363-3000, www.kelly-strayhorn.org.

Pitt PhD Dissertation Defenses

John M. O’Donnell, Graduate School of Public Health, “Development of an Optimal Patient-transfer Task Set and Simulation-based Intervention to Reduce Musculoskeletal Injury in Healthcare Workers,” noon Sept. 14, Conference Room 109 Parran Hall.

Donna Haworth, Swanson School of Engineering, “Bioengineered Urethral Augmentation,” 1 p.m. Sept. 17, Conference Room A Bridgeside Point Building.