Issue Date: 
February 25, 2013

Baldwin Wallace University Motet Choir, flagship ensemble of Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music will perform works by Brahms, Britten, Lauritsen, and more, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Heinz Memorial Chapel, www.heinzchapel.pitt.edu  

Sidewalk Sting Band
, Pittsburgh group performs “old-timey” folk rock music, noon March 1, Cup and Chaucer Café, Hillman library ground floor, The Emerging Legends Series, University of Pittsburgh Library System, Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society, http://www.calliopehouse.org 

University Art Gallery, Capturing the Street: Garry Winogrand and Ned Bosnick, photographs of people captured in fleeting moments of everyday life, through March 22, Frick Fine Arts Building, www.haa.pitt.edu/collections/university-art-gallery 

Senator John Heinz History Center, 1968: The Year That Rocked America, collection of artifacts and displays revealing how 1968 shaped our country, through May 12; From Slavery to Freedom, antislavery movement to the modern quest for civil rights, including material from Pitt-produced exhibition Free at Last? Slavery in Pittsburgh in the 18th and 19th Centuries displayed at Heinz History Center in 2008-09, ongoing, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District.

“Planning for Justice: Race, Urban Policy, and the Legacies of the 1960s,” Thomas J. Sugrue, professor of history and sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 12:30 p.m. Feb. 26, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt’s Jewish Studies Program, Pitt Departments of History and Sociology, www.jewishstudies.pitt.edu 

“Gene-Environment Interaction in the 21st Century: Its Rise, Its Fall, Its Rise?”
James Tabery, assistant professor of philosophy, University of Utah, 12:05 p.m. Feb. 26, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt’s Center for Philosophy of Science, Lunchtime Talks, 412-624-1052, pittcntr@pitt.edu, http://www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr 

“Jews, Race and the Twentieth-Century American City,” Thomas J. Sugrue, professor of history and sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 7 p.m. Feb. 26, August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pitt’s Jewish Studies Program, Squirrel Hill Project lecture series, www.jewishstudies.pitt.edu 

Reading by Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts, Pitt’s 2012-13 William Block Senior Writer, 8:30 p.m. Feb. 26, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, part of Pitt's 2012-13 Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series, Pitt Writing Program, The Book Center, 412-624-6508, http://pghwriterseries.wordpress.com.

“Who Are These Germans? Reflections on the Holocaust, German History, and What It Means to Be German in the 21st Century,” Susanne Ortner-Roberts, clarinetist and adjunct professor of music, Washington and Jefferson College, and Fritz Ottenheimer, German native who escaped the Holocaust, 5 p.m. Feb. 27, 208B Cathedral of Learning, Pitt’s Department of German, www.german.pitt.edu 

“Act 13 in 3D: Drilling, Doctors, and Disclosure—Reconciling Divergent Interests,” keynote speaker is John R. Hanger, special counsel to law firm Eckert Seamans and former secretary of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, noon to 5 p.m. Feb. 28, Ballroom B, University Club, Pitt School of Law's Pittsburgh Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law, pjephl@pitt.edu 

“Civil War in the British Empire: America’s Violent Birth,” Holger Hoock, J. Carroll Amundson Professor of British History, Pitt’s Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, 4 p.m. Feb. 28, 2500 Posvar Hall, Provost’s Inaugural Lecture Series, www.provost.pitt.edu

“Global Human Genomic Disparities—A Focus on African Diversity,”
Vanessa Hayes, professor of genomic medicine, J. Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, noon March 1, A115 Crabtree Hall, Pitt Graduate School of Public Health, www.publichealth.pitt.edu 

“Ancient Perspectives on Plato and Platonism: the Creation of the Cosmos,” Christina Hoenig, PhD candidate, Faculty of Classics, Cambridge University, 4 p.m. March 4, 206 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Department of Classics, www.classics.pitt.edu

“The No Miracles Argument: A Fallacy?”
Leah Henderson, Fellow of the Center for Formal Epistemology, Carnegie Mellon University, 12:05 p.m. March 5, 817 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt’s Center for Philosophy of Science, 412-624-1052, pittcntr@pitt.edu, http://www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr 


“Developing a Successful NRSA Fellowship Application,” Satdarshan (Paul) Singh Monga, Endowed Research Chair in Experimental Pathology in the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and Nick Giannoukakis, professor of pathology, Pitt School of Medicine, 3 p.m. Feb. 26, S120 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Office of Academic Career Development, Postdoctoral Professionalism Series, 412-648-8486, www.oacd.health.pitt.edu 


A Cloud in Trousers, poet Vladimir Mayakovsky forms a dangerous liaison with a British couple in this lyrical, linguistic romp, through March 3, Cathedral of Learning basement, Pitt Department of Theatre Arts, Studio Theatre, http://www.play.pitt.edu 

Zanna, Don’t!
, tells the story of a parallel universe where homosexuality is the norm, and heterosexuality is taboo, through Mar. 3, Henry Heymann Theatre, lower level, Stephen Foster Memorial, Pitt Department of Theatre Arts, 412-624-7529, http://www.play.pitt.edu