Issue Date: 
September 6, 2011


University Art Gallery, On a Lucky Day a Surprising Balance of Forms and Spaces will Appear, Sept. 8-Oct. 21, exhibition comprising work of 14 faculty members in Pitt’s Department of Studio Arts, Frick Fine Arts Building, 412-648-2430.

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh Biennial, through Sept. 18; Ragnar Kjartansson: Song, through Sept. 24; Hand Made: Contemporary Craft in Ceramic, Glass, and Wood, ongoing; Past Meets Present: Decorative Arts and Design at Carnegie Museum of Art, ongoing, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.cmoa.org.

The Warhol,
I Just Want to Watch: Warhol’s Film, Video, and Television, ongoing, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, 412-237-8300, www.warhol.org.

The Frick Art & Historical Center, Fin de Siécle Prints: Art Nouveau on Paper, through Sept. 11, free and open to the public, 7227 Reynolds St., Point Breeze, 412-371-0600, www.thefrickpittsburgh.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.

Wood Street Galleries,
Cell Phone Disco, ongoing, Tito Way, Downtown, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.


“Leibniz as Mechanist and Mechanician,” Nicholas Rescher, Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy and cochair of Pitt’s Center for Philosophy of Science, 12:05 p.m. Sept. 6, 817 Cathedral of Learning, 412-624-1052, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.

“Trainees in Distress: Becoming a Doctor Is an Occupational Hazard,”
Lotte Dyrbye, associate director, Research Applications, Department of Medicine Program on Physician Well-Being, Mayo Clinic, noon Sept. 9, Scaife Hall 4th Floor, Lecture Room 3, Medical Education Grand Rounds, Office of the Vice Dean, Pitt School of Medicine, 412-648-9000, www.megr.pitt.edu.


The Marvelous Wonderettes by Roger Bean, a return to the 1950s and ’60s, through Oct. 2, Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-281-3973, www.pittsburghclo.org, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Wicked, story of the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good before they came to Oz, Sept. 7-Oct. 2, Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Downtown, PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.


Tarek W. Elnaccash, Department of Biological Sciences, 2:15 p.m. Sept. 9, “Evolvability in a Variable World: Genetic Architecture of Arabidopsis thaliana and its Implications for Adaptation,” A219B Langley Hall.