Issue Date: 
November 8, 2010


Manasse/Nakamatsu Duo Recital, with Jon Manasse, clarinet, and Jon Nakamatsu, piano, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Bellefield Hall Recital Series, Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society, 412-624-4129, www.pittsburghchambermusic.org.

Parade of American Music, Tuesday Musical Club’s Composers’ Division, featuring a variety of musical performances, 12:30 p.m. Nov. 9, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 5801 Hampton St., Highland Park, 412-682-0439, office@tuesdaymusicalclub.org.

Emmylou Harris, vocalist and songwriter, 8 p.m. Nov. 9, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, CDLive! Presents, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Brad Yoder and Heather Kropf Band, Pittsburgh songwriters, noon Nov. 10, Nordy’s Place, Lower Level, William Pitt Union, PITT ARTS’ Artful Wednesdays, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Alan Morrison,
concert organist, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, St. Bernard Catholic Church, 311 Washington Rd., Mt. Lebanon, Music at St. Bernard, www.alanmorrison.us.

Rags to Ritzes: The Music of Irving Berlin, with Jack Everly, conductor, Nov. 11-14, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, PNC Pops! 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Pharoah Sanders, tenor saxophonist and his quartet, 8 p.m. Nov. 13, August Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Continental Connections: Musical Channel Crossing,
featuring Plaine and Easie quartet, winners of the 2009 Early Music America Competition, 8 p.m. Nov. 13, Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig Street, Oakland, Renaissance & Baroque, 412-361-2048, www.rbsp.org.

IonSound Project: Music of Joan Tower by Pitt’s Ensemble in Residence, 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, 412-624-4125, www.music.pitt.edu.


Cantellops Art Gallery, In Sisterhood, multimedia exhibition about feminist leaders, through Nov. 19, Lower Level, Zappalla Student Center, La Roche College, 9000 Babcock Blvd., McCandless, www.laroche.edu.

University Art Gallery,
Slag: What’s Left After Industry? paintings, photographs, and contemporary perceptions of Pittsburgh’s transformation from its industrial era, through Nov. 29, Frick Fine Arts Building, 412-648-2400, www.theslagexperience.info.

Frick Art & Historical Center,
For My Best Beloved Sister Mia: An Album of Photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron, works by one of the Victorian Era’s best-known master photographers, through Jan. 2, 7227 Reynolds St., Point Breeze, 412-371-0600, www.frickart.org.

Andy Warhol Museum, Marilyn Monroe: Life as a Legend, through Jan. 2, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, 412-237-8300, www.warhol.org.

Carnegie Museum of Art, Ordinary Madness, through Jan. 9; André Kértesz: On Reading, photography exhibition. through Feb. 13:, ongoing, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.cmoa.org.

Senator John Heinz History Center, Vatican Splendors: A Journey Through Faith and Art, through Jan. 9, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District, 412-454-6000, www.heinzhistorycenter.org.

Mattress Factory, Queloids: Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art, through Feb. 27, 500 Sampsonia Way, North Side, Pitt’s University Center for International Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, 412-322-2231, www.mattress.org.

August Wilson Center for African American Culture, In My Father’s House, mixed-media exhibition about how African Americans collect and preserve their culture, through June 2011, 980 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.


“Getting Better Sleep: What You Need to Know,” Daniel J. Buysse, Pitt professor of psychiatry and clinical and translational science, 6 p.m. Nov. 8, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Health & Wellness Lecture Series, Pitt Clinical and Translational Science Institute, 412-824-3465, www.ctsi.pitt.edu.

“Genetic Risk and What to do About It,” David C. Whitcomb, Giant Eagle Foundation Professor of Cancer Genetics, Pitt School of Medicine, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 9, 2500 Posvar Hall, Provost Inaugural Lecture, 412-624-5750.

“Strength Through Partnership: How the University of Pittsburgh Is Serving Our Military and Beyond,”
Scott M. Lephart, professor and chair, Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition, Pitt School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and Amy Nau, assistant professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Pitt School of Medicine, 6 p.m. Nov. 9, Grand Ballroom, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, Alumni Lecture Series, Pitt Alumni Association and Alumni Association for the Pitt Schools of the Health Sciences, 412-647-5307, cpat@pitt.edu.

“Voices Without Votes: Women and Politics in Antebellum New England,” Ronald Zboray, professor, Pitt Department of Communication and affiliate faculty in women and cultural studies programs, and Mary Saracino Zboray, visiting scholar, Pitt Department of Communication, noon, Nov. 10, 2201 Posvar Hall, Women’s Studies Program Lecture Series, www.wstudies.pitt.edu.

“Unpacking the Archive: Ichthyology, Photography, and the Archival Record in Colonial Korea,” Gyewon Kim, Pitt postdoctoral fellow, noon Nov. 11, 4130 Posvar Hall, Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series, Pitt Asian Studies Center, Department of the History of Art and Architecture, 412-648-7370, asia@pitt.edu.

Michael Thomas, 2010 Fred R. Brown Literary Award winner, 8:30 p.m. Nov. 11, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series, Pitt Department of English, oaks@pitt.edu, www.english.pitt.edu.


La Bella del Alhambra,
(1989, Enrique Pineda Barnet), 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Cuban Eyes/Cubanize: Fifty Years of Cuban Cinema Since the Cuban Revolution film series, Pitt Center for Latin American Studies, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, www.amigocinelatinoamericano@gmail.com.

Town Hall Meeting With Bev Smith, American Urban Radio Network and August Wilson Center present “The Disappearing Black Community and How We Get It Back” during live radio broadcast town hall meeting, 7 p.m. Nov. 12, August Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Ave., Downtown, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Pittsburgh PolishFest, 25th annual celebration of Polish music, dance, folk arts, and crafts, with proceeds to benefit the Pitt Polish Nationality Room Scholarship Fund, noon-5 p.m. Nov. 14, Commons Room, Cathedral of Learning, 412-231-1493.

TIES Informational Luncheon for Researchers and Research Assistants,
talk on Text Information Extraction System (TIES), Rebecca Crowley, director, Biomedical Informatics Graduate Training Program, Pitt School of Medicine, 11 a.m. Nov. 17, M3901 UPMC Presbyterian Hospital South Tower, open to Pitt faculty, staff, and students, School of Medicine’s Department of Biomedical Informatics, 412-623-4753.


Wanda’s Visit by Christopher Durang and Krapp’s Last Tape by Samuel Beckett, Pitt Repertory Theatre’s student lab theatrical performances, Nov. 10-14, Studio Theatre, Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Repertory Theatre, Department of Theatre Arts, 412-624-0933, www.play.pitt.edu.

Talley’s Folly, Pulitzer Prize-winning romantic comedy by Lanford Wilson, Nov. 11-Dec. 12, O’Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Public Theater, 412-316-1600, www.ppt.org, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Lucia Di Lammermoor, music by Gaetano Donizetti, libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, Nov. 13, 16, 19, 21, Benedum Center, 803 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Opera, 412-456-6666, www.benedumcenter.org, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Harriet Tubman Loved Somebody, theatrical performance, through Nov. 20, Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company, 542 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pitt’s Kuntu Repertory Theatre, 412-624-8498.

When the Rain Stops Falling by Andrew Bovel, through Nov. 21, Iron City Brewery, 3340 Liberty Ave., Lawrenceville, Quantum Theatre, www.quantumtheatre.com, 1-888-718-4253, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

The Morini Strad by Willy Holtzman, inspired by true story that rocked the classical music world, through Dec. 12, City Theater, 1300 Bingham St., South Side, 412-431-2489, www.citytheatrecompany.org.


Beth Siegler Retchless, School of Medicine’s Center for Neuroscience Graduate Program, noon Nov. 8, “Mechanistic Bases of Subtype-Specific NMDA Receptor Channel Properties,” A219B Langley Hall.

Autumn Boyer, School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Communication, “Lifting ‘the Long Shadow’: Kategoria and Apologia in the Legacy of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study,” 2 p.m. Nov. 9, 1109B Cathedral of Learning.

Hye Young Kim, Swanson School of Engineering’s Department of Bioengineering, 2 p.m. Nov. 9, “Dynamic Cortical Actin Contractions During Convergence and Extension of Frog Embryo,” 102 Benedum Hall.

Michelle Gabriele, Swanson School of Engineering’s Department of Bioengineering, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 10, “Nanoparticle Contrast Agents for Optical Coherence Tomography,” 102 Benedum Hall.

Ashwin Vishwanathan, Swanson School of Engineering’s Department of Bioengineering, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 10, “Micro-Technologies to Constrain Neuronal Networks,” 5th Floor Conference Room, Biomedical Science Tower 3.

Matthew Boyer, School of Medicine’s Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Graduate Program, 3 p.m. Nov. 12, “DNMT3b’s Role in Hematopoietic Stem Cells,” 4th Floor Conference Room, Bridgeside Point II Building.

Oyebade Dosunmu, School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music, 3 p.m. Nov. 12, “Afrobeat, Fela, and Beyond: Scenes, Style, and Ideology,” 302 Music Building.