Issue Date: 
January 10, 2011


Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, multimedia and multidimensional performance, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11-13, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-392-4900, www.pgharts.org, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Squirrel Hillbillies, acoustic folk, country, and blues music, noon Jan. 14, free, Cup & Chaucer Café, ground floor, Hillman Library, The Emerging Legend Series presented the University Library System and Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society, www.calliopehouse.org/legends.htm.

Maceo Parker, renowned saxophonist and king of Funk, 7 p.m. Jan. 16, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 412-392-4900, www.pgharts.org, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.


University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, Studio Arts Wyoming Field Study Exhibition, featuring work of four Pitt studio arts majors who studied at Pitt’s Cook ranch, which is rich in dinosaur fossils, Jan. 12-28, Pitt Department of Studio Arts, University Honors College, 412-648-2430.

Hillman Library Latin American Lecture Room, American Association of University Presses (AAUP) Book, Jacket, and Journal Show, featuring award-winning book designs from across the country, through Jan. 21; 75th Anniversary of the University of Pittsburgh Press (UPP), selection of books representing the expanding range of UPP publications over the years, through Feb. 18, UPP and University Library System, 412-383-2493, mes5@pitt.edu.

Andy Warhol Museum, Marilyn Monroe: Life as a Legend, through Jan. 23, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, 412-237-8300, www.warhol.org.

Carnegie Museum of Art, The Art of Structure, Heinz Architectural Center, through Jan. 30; André Kertész: On Reading, photography exhibition, through Feb. 13; Ordinary Madness: James Lee Byars at Carnegie Museum of Art, through Feb. 20, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.cmoa.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.


“The European Interzone:  Film and Culture in the EU,” Randall N. Halle, Klaus Jonas Chair, Pitt’s School of Arts and Sciences, 4:30 p.m. Jan. 11, 2500 Posvar Hall, Pitt Provost’s Office Inaugural Lecture Series, www.provost.pitt.edu.

“What Einstein Wanted,” Nicholas Rescher, Pitt Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy, 12:05 p.m. Jan. 14, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, 412-624-1052, pittcntr@pitt.edu.

“Transatlantic Slave Trade,” Patrick Manning, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of World History and director of World History Center at Pitt, 5-8 p.m. Jan. 19, 4130 Posvar Hall, Teaching World History Evening Workshop, Pitt World History Center, 412-624-3073, www.worldhistory.pitt.edu.

Presentation on books and graphics design, Rick Landesberg of Pittsburgh-based Landesberg Design Associates, 4 p.m. Jan. 20, Hillman Library, first floor, Latin American Lecture Room, held in connection with American Association of University Presses and University of Pittsburgh Press exhibitions being shown in Hillman’s Latin American Lecture Room, 412-383-2493, mes5@pitt.edu.


CIDDE CourseWeb Level 1 Workshop, instruction on Pitt’s implementation of the Blackboard Learning Management System, 9-11 a.m. Jan. 11; also offered 2-4 p.m. Jan. 31, B23 Alumni Hall, register online www.cidde.pitt.edu.

Stephen Foster Day, annual event celebrating life of America’s first professional songwriter, who died Jan. 13, 1864, and who is buried in Allegheny Cemetery; children from Immaculate Conception School will sing Foster songs, and guest speakers will deliver remarks on Foster’s contributions to American music and culture, 10 a.m. Jan. 13, Temple of Memories Mausoleum, Allegheny Cemetery, 4734 Butler St., Lawrenceville, 412-624-4100.

CIDDE CourseWeb Level 2 Workshop,
instruction on Pitt’s implementation of the Blackboard Learning Management System, 9-11 a.m. Jan. 13; also offered 2-4 p.m. Feb. 2, B23 Alumni Hall, register online www.cidde.pitt.edu.


Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers, musical with songs by Robert B. and Richard M. Sherman and featuring world’s most famous flying nanny, through Jan. 23, Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Downtown, PNC Broadway Across America, 412-471-6070, www.pgharts.org, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Velvet Goldmine (1998, Todd Haynes), free and open to public, 7:45 p.m. Jan. 12, 2201 Posvar Hall, Contemporary Queer Cinemas
Public Film Series, Pitt’s Women’s Studies Program, channabach@gmail.com, www.wstudies.pitt.edu/events.


Michelle Lynn Manni, School of Medicine’s Cellular and Molecular Pathology Graduate Program, 10 a.m. Jan. 10, “Leukocyte-Derived Extracellular Superoxide Dismutase in Pulmonary Disease,” S123 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower.

Pei-Chen Lee, Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, 1:30 p.m. Jan. 12, “Ambient Air Pollution, Smoking, and Reproductive Outcomes,” A523 Parran Hall.

Morgan Dileo, Swanson School of Engineering’s Department of Bioengineering, 10 a.m. Jan. 14, “Multiple Approaches to the Treatment of Sepsis Using an Extracorporeal Device,” Large Conference Room, McGowan Building.