Issue Date: 
November 26, 2007


Men’s Glee Club Fall Concert, 8 p.m. Nov. 30, Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig St., Pitt Department of Music, Oakland, 412-624-4125, www.music.pitt.edu.

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Music of Gaiety by Maderna, Folk Songs by Berio, Mystery Piece, and Feste Romane by Respighi, 8 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Heinz Chapel Choir Christmas Concert, various times Dec. 1-9, Heinz Chapel, Pitt Department of Music, 412-624-4125, www.music.pitt.edu.

Cherryholmes, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Bromeley Family Theater, Pitt-Bradford, 814-362-5027, www.upb.pitt.edu.

Chatham Baroque and Calvary Choirs, Lessons and Carols for Advent, 5 p.m. Dec. 2, Calvary Episcopal Church, 315 Shady Ave., Shadyside, Music at Calvary, 412-661-0120, www.calvarypgh.org.


Hillman Library, Cat Bird, through Dec. 3, Ground Floor, 412-648-8191, Pitt Department of Special Collections, www.library.pitt.edu.

Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Patricia Maurides, Michelle Stitzlein, and Julie Stunden, through
Dec. 21, Purnell Center for the Arts, 5000 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Carnegie Mellon University, 412-268-3618, www.cmu.edu/millergallery.

The Andy Warhol Museum, Andy and Oz: Parallel Visions, A National Gallery of Australia 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Georgia O’Keeffe and Andy Warhol, and Elusive Signs: Bruce Nauman Works With Light, all through Dec. 30, 117 Sandusky St., Northside, 412-237-8300, www.warhol.org.

Wood Street Galleries, Workin’ Down Under, through Dec. 31, 601 Wood St., Downtown, 412-471-5605, www.woodstreetgalleries.org.

Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center, Points in Time, Glass: Shattering Notions, and Discovery Place, through Dec. 31, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District, 412-454-6000, www.pghhistory.org.

Carnegie Museum of Art, Picturing Childhood: Pictorialist Family Photography, c. 1890-1940, through Jan. 13, On a Grand Scale: The Hall of Architecture at 100, through Jan. 27, and Design to Be Lit, through Feb. 10, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-441-9786 ext. 224, www.cmoa.org.

Mattress Factory, India: New Installations, Part II, through Jan. 20, 500 Sampsonia Way, Northside, 412-231-3169, www.mattressfactory.org.


“Relationalisms,” Gordon Belot, Pitt professor of philosophy, 12:05 p.m. Nov. 27, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, 412-624-1052, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.

“Sexual Health and Personal Choices: John Cutlers Quiet Legacy,” Ward Cates, president of research at Family Health International, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 27, G23 Parran Hall, Pitt Graduate School of Public Health, www.publichealth.pitt.edu.

“Bernini Pittore: Thoughts About Recent Publications on Gian Lorenzo Bernini as a Painter,” Ann Sutherland Harris, Pitt professor of history of art and architecture, noon-1 p.m. Nov. 28, 203 Frick Fine Arts Building, Department of the History of Art and Architecture, www.haa.pitt.edu.

“TDP-43 Proteinopathies: A New Class of Neurodegenerative Diseases,” Virginia Lee, professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 4 p.m.
Nov. 28, S-100 Biomedical Science Tower, Pitt Department of Pathology, http://path.upmc.edu.

“Engaging Science to Bridge a Chasm: Ethics and Belief in the Policy Debate Over Using ‘Spare Unwanted IVF Embryos’ for Stem Cell Research,” Gerard Magill, professor of health care ethics at Duquesne University, noon-1 p.m. Nov. 29, School of Law, 3900 Forbes Ave., Pitt Center for Bioethics and Health Law, 412-648-1320, www.pitt.edu/~bioethic.

“The Dynamical Nature of Proteins: Understanding the Physics of Enzymes,” Robert Callender, professor of biochemistry at Yeshiva University, 4 p.m. Nov. 29, 12B Chevron Science Center, Pitt Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu.

Lecture, Douglas A. Lauffenburger, professor of bioengineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 4 p.m. Nov. 29, 1102 Conference Center, Scaife Hall, Pitt McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Seminar Series, www.mirm.pitt.edu.

“Global Sea-Level Changes Over the Past 100 Million Years,” Kenneth G. Miller, professor of geology at Rutgers University, 4-5 p.m. Nov. 29, 11 Thaw Hall, Pitt Department of Geology and Planetary Science, www.geology.pitt.edu.

“MegaMoney for Nanomaterials: Research Funding Seminar,” 7:30-9:30 a.m. Nov. 30, 102 Mervis Hall, Pitt Small Business Development Center, 412-648-1542, www.sbdc.pitt.edu.

“No Man’s Land: Central Europe and the Symbolic Geography of the Avant-Garde,” Tyrus Miller, professor of English and comparative literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz, noon Nov. 30, 139 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, www.frenchanditalian.pitt.edu.

“Why Is There a Universe AT ALL, Rather Than Just Nothing?” Adolf Grünbaum, Pitt professor of philosophy, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 30, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, 412-624-1052, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.

Coal Mining Symposium, presented by Nicholas Ciotola and Joseph D’Andrea, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District, part of The Darkest Month exhibition, Dec. 1 through June 8, 412-454-6000, www.pghhistory.org.

Paul Zelinsky, children’s author, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 1, Carnegie Library Lecture Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Black, White, and Read All Over Series, 412-622-3114, www.pittsburghlectures.org.

“Challenges of Race, Poverty, and Sprawl,” Sala Udin, president and CEO of Coro Center for Civic Leadership, noon-1:30 p.m. Dec. 3, School of Social Work Conference Center, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center on Race and Social Problems, 412-624-7382, www.crsp.pitt.edu.


Kids Holiday Crawl, holiday festival, 11 a.m. Dec. 1, throughout Pittsburgh Cultural District, Downtown, 412-456-6666, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, www.pgharts.org.

CarKids: Sleigh Ride, 11-11:45 a.m. Dec. 1, Car and Carriage Museum, Frick Art and Historical Center, 7227 Reynolds St., Point Breeze, www.frickart.org.

Glass Ornaments, holiday workshop for families, 12:30-3 p.m. Dec. 1, Frick Art and Historical Center, 7227 Reynolds St., Point Breeze, 412-205-2022, www.frickart.org.

Armchair Travels: Algeria, film presentation and guest speaker, 3-5 p.m. Dec. 1, Large Print Room, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave., 412-622-3151, www.carnegielibrary.org.

Pitt PhD Dissertation Defenses

Maria del Pilar Melgarejo Acosta, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, “El lenguaje de la regeración: producción del discurso politico en Colombia y México,” 3:30-5:30 p.m. today, 1309a Cathedral of Learning.

Alicia DeFail, School of Engineering, “Poly(lactide-co-glycolide) Microspheres and Hydrogel Delivery Systems for Soft Tissue and Cartilage Tissue Engineering Applications,” 4 p.m. today, 16th Floor Conference Room, Biomedical Science Tower.

Sanjaya Dhakal, Department of Epidemiology, “Fat Partitioning and Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Among Women in Menopausal Transition,” 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 27, 523A Crabtree Hall.

Shanna Lorenz, Department of Music, “Japanese in the Samba: Musical Citizenship, Race, and Migration in Japanese Brazil,” 1 p.m. Nov. 27, 114 Music Building.

Leonard Huggins, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, “Comprehensive Disaster Management and Development: The Role of Geoinformatics in Linking Mitigation and Disaster Recovery in the Eastern Caribbean,” 3-5 p.m. Nov. 29, 3200 Posvar Hall.

David W. Nauen, Center for Neuroscience/Neurobiology Graduate Program, “Mechanisms of Spike-Timing-Dependent Potentiation Identified Through Investigation of Activity at Individual Synapses,” 10 a.m. Dec. 3, 1495 Biomedical Science Tower.

Debra M. Wolf, School of Nursing, “Effect of Patient-Centered Care on Patient Satisfaction at Hospital Discharge,” 11 a.m. Dec. 3, 331 Victoria Building.


The Chairs and The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco, 8 p.m. Nov. 28 through Dec. 2, Studio Theatre, B72 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Department of Theatre Arts, 412-624-7529, www.play.pitt.edu.

This Wonderful Life, 8 p.m. through Dec. 16, O’Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Public Theater, 412-316-1600, www.pgharts.org.

Murderers, 8 p.m. through Dec. 16, Lester Hamburg Studio, 57 S. 13th St., City Theater, South Side, 412-431-2849, www.pgharts.org.

University Special Events

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Open House/Information Session, 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 28, 4th Floor, Cathedral of Learning, Pitt College of General Studies, 412-624-7308, www.cgs.pitt.edu/osher.

Pitt Volunteer Pool, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, information session, noon Nov. 28, 710 Alumni Hall, 412-624-7709, stz@pitt.edu.

Pitt-Bradford Open House, 4-6 p.m. Nov. 28, Community Education Council at Elk and Cameron Counties, 4 Erie Ave., 814-834-9329, vogt@upb.pitt.edu.