Issue Date: 
September 19, 2011


Adam and Anthony Live, original RENT stars Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp join forces on the concert stage in a pock/rock evening, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Downtown, www.pgharts.org, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Vance Gilbert, American folk singer/songwriter, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 6300 Fifth Ave., Shadyside, Calliope Center Stage Series, www.calliopehouse.org, 412-361-1915, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Honeck & Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, with pianist Rudolf Buchbinder in Gershwin’s Concerto in F, Sept. 23-25, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, BNY Mellon Grand Classics, www.pgharts.org, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Beethoven Extravaganza, with Manfred Honeck conducting, and the Grammy-nominated Eroica Trio, Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, BNY Mellon Grand Classics, www.pgharts.org; PITT ARTS Night is Sept. 30; 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.


University Art Gallery, On a Lucky Day a Surprising Balance of Forms and Spaces Will Appear, through 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, 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.

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 Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Botany and History Entwined: Rachel Hunt’s Legacy, rare gems from the original collection of founder Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt (1882-1963), through Dec. 15, 5th Floor of Hunt Library, 4909 Frew St., Carnegie Mellon University, 412-268-2434, http://huntbot.andrew.cmu.edu/.

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


“Disparities in Healthcare for Minorities: Institutional or Personal?” Jeannette South-Paul, Andrew W. Mathieson Professor and chair of Pitt’s Department of Family Medicine, noon Sept. 19, Pitt School of Social Work Conference Center, 20th floor, Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center on Race and Social Problems’ Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Fall 2011 Speaker Series, 412-624-7382.

“The Continuing Relevance of Judicial Review for the Preservation of Constitutional Rights,” David J. Garrow, Pitt research professor of history and law, noon Sept. 19, Barco Law Building’s Teplitz Memorial Courtroom, Pitt School of Law’s Constitution Day event, www.law.pitt.edu.

“How Can We Be Moral When We Are So Irrational?” Nils-Eric Sahlin, Center for Philosophy of Science Visiting Fellow, professor of philosophy at Lund University, The Netherlands, 12:05 p.m. Sept. 20, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science’s Lunchtime Talks, 817R Cathedral of Learning, 412-624-1052, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.

“Genes, Genomes, and the Future of Medicine, Richard P. Lifton, chair, Department of Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine, noon Sept. 22, Scaife Hall Auditorium 6, Pitt Senior Vice Chancellor’s Laureate Lecture Series, 412-383-7382, www.health.pitt.edu.


“Library of the Early Mind: A Grown-up Look at the Art of Children’s Literature” (Edward J. Delaney, 2010), documentary screened by Pitt’s School of Information Sciences, 6 p.m. Sept. 22, Carnegie Museum of Art Theater, 4400 Forbes Ave., free and open to the public, reservations required at kis9@pitt.edu.


Attack Theater, collaborative dance-based performances, noon Sept. 21, Nordy’s Place, William Pitt Union Lower Level, free lunch, PITT ARTS 9th Annual Artful Wednesdays Series, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Race by David Mamet, described as an incendiary story about perceptions and realities and the subtle shades between being a victim and being victimized, through Oct. 1, Henry Heymann Theatre in Stephen Foster Memorial, Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre, 412-394-3353, www.picttheatre.org, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats Program, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.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, through Oct. 2, Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Downtown, PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.


Maya L. Groner, School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biological Sciences, 9 a.m. Sept. 19, “Effects of Multiple Stressors on the Dynamics of a Fungal Pathogen Associated With Global Amphibian Declines,” A221 Langley Hall.

David A. Bell, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, 2 p.m. Sept. 19, “The Linkage Between Organizational Behavior and Donor Capital Volatility: The Case of Microfinance Capital Flow in Sierra Leone,” 3200 Posvar Hall.

Brian A. Primack, School of Medicine’s Clinical and Translational Science Doctoral Program, 10 a.m. Sept. 23, “Hookah Tobacco Smoking at U.S. Universities: Personal and Environmental Predictors, Associations With Other Risk Behaviors, and Policy Assessment,” 7039 Forbes Tower.