Issue Date: 
February 14, 2011


Mike Strasser, folk singer/songwriter, noon Feb. 18, Cup & Chaucer Café, ground floor, Hillman Library, Emerging Legend Series, Pitt Library System, Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society, www.calliopehouse.org.

Manhattan Transfer, Grammy Award-winning vocal quartet, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 18, Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild Hall, 1815 Metropolitan St., Manchester, MCG Jazz, 412-322-0800, www.mcgjazz.org.

Music on the Edge: Clarinetist Jean Kopperud and Percussionist Tom Kolor, 8 p.m. Feb. 19, Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, Pitt Department of Music, Andy Warhol Museum, 412-624-4125, www.music.pitt.edu.

Voices of Music: An Evening With Bach, program highlighting the genius of J.S. Bach’s lyrical musical invention, including Air on the G String, 8 p.m. Feb. 19, Synod Hall, Fifth Avenue and North Craig Street, Oakland, Renaissance & Baroque, 412-361-2048, www.rbsp.org, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.


University Art Gallery, Mind Space, Maximalism in Contrast, presented by Pitt’s Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Feb. 15-Mar. 18, Frick Fine Arts Building, 412-648-2400.

Hillman Library Latin American Lecture Room, 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.

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

Heinz History Center, America’s Best Weekly: A Century of The Pittsburgh Courier, through Oct. 2, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District, 412-454-6000, www.heinzhistorycenter.org.


“The Absolute Arithmetic Continuum and Its Peircean Counterpart,” Philip Ehrlich, professor of philosophy, Ohio University, 12:05 p.m. Feb. 15, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Lunchtime Colloquium, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, 412-624-1052, pittcntr@pitt.edu.

“Audible Traces: Documenting Indian Prisoners of War in World War I Europe,” Neepa Majumdar, Pitt professor of English, noon Feb. 17, 4130 Posvar Hall, Asia Over Lunch Series, Pitt Asian Studies Center, 412-648-7370, asia@pitt.edu.

“World History as Teaching Moments,” Tom Anderson, Pitt World History Center postdoctoral fellow, noon Feb. 17, 3703 Posvar Hall, Pitt World History Center Brown Bag Lunch Series, www.worldhistory.pitt.edu.


Happy Together (Kar Wai Wong, 1997), free film screening, 7:45 p.m. Feb. 16, 2201 Posvar Hall, Contemporary Queer Cinemas Public Film Series Spring 2011, Pitt Women’s Studies Program, 412-624-6485, www.wstudies.pitt.edu.

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. Feb. 23, UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Suite 301, Conference Room 308, open to Pitt and UPMC faculty, staff, and students, Pitt Department of Biomedical Informatics, 412-623-4753.


Hair, New York Public Theater’s new Tony-winning production, Feb. 15-17, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, PNC Broadway Across America, www.pgharts.org, 412-456-6666, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Juan and John, created and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith, Feb. 18-19, August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave., Downtown, 412-456-6666, www.augustwilsoncenter.org, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Churchill in Short(s)? Tommy Costello directing three lesser-known yet thoroughly contemporary one-act plays by Caryl Churchill, Feb. 18-27, Henry Heymann Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial, Pitt Repertory Theatre, Department of Theatre Arts, 412-624-6568, www.play.pitt.edu.

Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, tale about the courage of King Arthur, the beauty of Guinevere, and the chivalry of Sir Lancelot, through Feb. 20, Pittsburgh Public Theater, 621 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-316-1600, www.ppt.org.