Issue Date: 
February 4, 2008


Band of Coldstream Guards, 7:30 p.m. today, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 412-394-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, featuring Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 op. 19, Ian Chow, soloist; Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 first movement, 8 p.m. Feb. 6, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, 412-624-4125, www.music.pitt.edu.

Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7, Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Pitt-Johnstown, 800-846-2787, www.upj.pitt.edu.

Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9, Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Pitt-Johnstown, 814-535-6738, www.johnstownsymphony.org.

Music of Love and War: A Collaboration With the Pittsburgh Opera Center, 8 p.m. Feb. 9, Hillman Center for Performing Arts, Shady Side Academy, Senior School Campus, Shadyside, 412-687-1788, www.chathambaroque.org.

Sarah Chang: The Four Seasons, featuring works by Beethoven and Vivaldi, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 10, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 412-394-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh, featuring pieces from Danzi, 7 p.m. Feb. 10, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 935 Pine Ave., Castle Shannon, 412-531-1080, www.aeolianwinds.com.


Carnegie Museum of Art, Design to Be Lit, through Feb. 10; Forum 61: Lowry Burgess, through March 23; Great British Art: 200 Years of Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints From the Bank of New York Mellon Collection, through May 18, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.cmoa.org.

Hillman Library, Audubon print, Three-toed Woodpecker, through Feb. 11, 412-648-7715.

709 Penn Gallery, Celebrating Life and Death in West Africa, through Feb. 22, 709 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Society for Contemporary Craft, Nick Cave, through Feb. 23, 2100 Smallman St., Strip District, 412-261-7003, www.contemporarycraft.org.

Phipps Conservatory, Chihuly at Phipps: Garden and Glass, through Feb. 24, 1 Schenley Park, Oakland, 412-622-6914, www.phipps.conservatory.org.

Kuntu Repertory Theatre, Telling Our Stories, exhibition, through Feb. 29, City-County Building lobby, 414 Grant St., Downtown, 412-255-2493, www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/parks

KOA Art Gallery, The Boundless Journey by Dennis Driscoll, through Feb. 29, Blaisdell Hall, Pitt-Bradford, 814-362-0248, www.upb.pitt.edu.

707 Penn Gallery, Totally Maybe, through March 1, 707 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

SPACE Gallery, Hot Metal, through March 15, 812 Liberty Ave., Downtown, 412-325-7723, www.spacepittsburgh.org.

Andy Warhol Museum, Ron Mueck at the Andy Warhol Musuem, through March 30; Canis Major: Andy Warhol’s Cats and Dogs (and Other Party Animals) through May 4, 117 Sandusky St., Northside, 412-237-8300, www.warhol.org.

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, One Potter’s Touch Affects a Generation of Artists and Their Communities, Kerr Gallery, through April 4, 1815 Metropolitan St., North Side, 412-322-1773, www.manchesterguild.org.

Wood Street Gallery, Urban Living, through April 5, 601 Wood St., Downtown, 412-471-5605, www.woodstreetgalleries.org.

Mattress Factory, Gestures: Illustrations of Catastrophe and Remote Times, through May 11, 500 Sampsonia Way, Northside, 412-231-3169, www.mattress.org.

Carnegie Science Center, Bodies: The Exhibition, through May 31, 1 Allegheny Ave., North Shore, 412-237-3400, www.carnegiesciencecenter.org.


“The Challenge of Government Secrecy,” Steven Aftergood, senior research analyst at the Federation of American Scientists, 4:30 p.m. today, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pitt School of Information Sciences Institute for Information Ethics and Policy, 412-624-2677, www.sis.pitt.edu.

“Translating the Music of Poetry,” Alexis Levitin, distinguished translator of Portuguese and Brazilian poetry and fiction, 4 p.m. Feb. 5, Living/Learning Center Heritage Hall, Pitt-Johnstown, 814-269-2080, www.upj.pitt.edu.

“Musings on the Saffron Revolution: Is There Hope for Burma?” Aung Thwin, director of the Burma Project/Southeast Asia Initiative of the Open Society Institute, 7 p.m. Feb. 5, 4130 Posvar Hall, Global Issues Lecture Series, 412-624-2918, www.ucis.pitt.edu.

Dan Savage, advice columnist, 8:45 p.m. Feb. 5, 121 David Lawrence Hall, Pitt Rainbow Alliance, 412-648-2105, rainbowofficeadmin@gmail.com.

“Profanations of Cuban Identity in José Lezama Lima,” Juan Duchesne-Winter, Pitt professor of Latin American literature, noon Feb. 6, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt Center for Latin American Studies, 412-648-7392, www.ucis.pitt.edu.

“Building a Profession for Social Justice or Picking Up the Scraps? Whither Social Work in the 21st Century?” Mark Courtney, executive director of Partners for Our Children at the University of Washington, noon
Feb. 6, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt School of Social Work, 412-624-6337, www.socialwork.pitt.edu.

“Portraits of Barbarians in Roman Art,” Elizabeth Bartman, president of the New York Society of the Archaeological Institute of America, 4:30 p.m. Feb. 6, 313 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Department of Classics, 412-624-4483, www.classics.pitt.edu.

Ellen Bass, poetry reading, 8:30 p.m. Feb. 6, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series, 412-624-6506, www.english.pitt.edu.

“Youth Perceptions of HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Kiribati and Social Projects to Educate People About the Virus,” Mike Roman, Pitt doctoral candidate of anthropology, noon Feb. 7, 4130 Posvar Hall, Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series, 412-648-7763, www.ucis.pitt.edu.

“Caring for Organs or for Patients? Ethical Concerns About the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (2006),” Michael DeVita, Pitt professor of critical care and internal medicine, 1 p.m. Feb. 7, 113 Barco Law Building, Pitt Center for Bioethics and Health Law Grand Rounds, 412-647-5700, www.pitt.edu/~bioethic.

“Fjords and Ice Sheet Dynamics: Lessons Learned From Applying Cosmogenic Radionuclides to the Northeastern Canadian Shield,” Jason Briner, professor of geology at the University of Buffalo, 3:45 p.m.
Feb. 7, 203 Thaw Hall, Pitt Department of Geology and Planetary Sciences, www.geology.pitt.edu.

“The 21st Century Brain: Why It Matters for the Academic and Political Worlds,” George Lakoff, professor of linguistics at the University of California at Berkley, noon Feb. 8, Barco Law Library, Pitt School of Law, 412-648-8134, www.law.pitt.edu.

“Self-Assessment, Self-Direction, Self-Regulation, and Other Myths: Implications for the Professional Maintenance of Competence,” Glenn Regehr, professor of surgery at the University of Toronto, noon-1 p.m. Feb. 8, Lecture Room 3, Fourth Floor, Scaife Hall, Pitt Medical Education Grand Rounds, 412-648-9000, www.medschool.pitt.edu.

“The Movement of Air, the Breath of Meaning: Aurality and Multimodal Composing,” Cynthia Selfe, professor of humanities at Ohio State University,
3:15 p.m. Feb. 8, 501 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Colloquim on Electronic and Interactive Texts, www.english.pitt.edu.

“The Development of China and India: Implications for the United States,” Siddharth Chandra, Pitt professor of economics, 7 p.m. Feb. 11, Winchester Thurston School, City Campus, 555 Morewood Ave., Shadyside, registration required, 412-578-7523, www.winchesterthurston.org.

“Talking to Terrorists: Political Violence and Peace Process in the Contemporary World,” Aaron Edwards, professor of history at the University of Ulster, 1 p.m. Feb. 12, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt Department of History and the Global Studies Program, 412-624-2918, www.ucis.pitt.edu.


Pittsburgh NonProfit Job and Internship Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 5, Main Floor, William Pitt Union, Pitt Career Services, 412-648-7130, www.careers.pitt.edu.

Pitt Spring Job/Internship Fair—All Non-tech Majors, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 6, Main Floor, William Pitt Union, Pitt Career Services, 412-648-7130, www.careers.pitt.edu.

Pitt Spring Job/Internship Fair—Engineering, Science, and Tech Majors, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 7, Main Floor, William Pitt Union, Pitt Career Services, 412-648-7130, www.careers.pitt.edu.

Brian Regan, comedic performance, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Downtown, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Four Women of Egypt, 7 p.m. Feb. 7; Mahmoud Darwich: As the Land is the Language, 7 p.m. Feb. 8, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Reel Voices from the Middle East Film Series, Pitt Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, 412-624-2918, www.ucis.pitt.edu.

Tea for Two: Special Mother-Daughter Valentine’s Tea, 1-4 p.m. Feb. 9, Lexington Education Center, Frick Art and Historical Center, 7227 Reynolds St., Point Breeze, advance registration required, 412-371-0600,

Karaoke, 7-11 p.m. Feb. 9, Dining Room A, William Pitt Union, part of the Chinese Culture Exhibition Month, Pitt Chinese Students and Scholars Association, 412-648-9523.

Film Screenings, 7 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays, through Feb. 29, Swanson School of Engineering Auditorium, part of Chinese Culture Exhibition Month, Pitt Chinese Students and Scholars Association, 412-648-9523, film listings at www.pittcssa.net.


Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5-6, Theater Square Cabaret, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, Classical Theatre of Harlem, 212-564-9983, www.classicaltheatreofharlem.org.

Preserve and Pursue, through Feb. 6, New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Downtown, Attack Theatre, 412-320-4160, www.newhazletttheater.org.

Little Women—The Broadway Musical, produced by Windwood Theatricals of New York, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7, Bromeley Family Theatre, Pitt-Bradford, www.upb.pitt.edu.

Journey of the Spirit: A History of Gospel Music by Ernest McCarty, through Feb. 9, Kuntu Repertory Theatre, Seventh Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall, 412-624-7298, www.kuntu.org.

Urban Bush Women/Compagnie Jant-Bi, 8 p.m. Feb. 9, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Downtown, Pittsburgh Dance Council, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! 2 p.m. Feb. 10, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Downtown, Big Wooden Horse Theatre Company, 412-321-5520, www.pghkids.org.

The 13th of Paris by Mat Smart, through Feb. 17, City Theatre, 1300 Bingham St., South Side, 412-431-2489, www.citytheatrecompany.org.

Disney’s The Lion King, through Feb. 17, Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Downtown, PNC Broadway Across America Series, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler, through Feb. 17, City Theatre, 1300 Bingham St., South Side, 412-431-2489, www.citytheatrecompany.org.

Amadeus, through Feb. 24, O’Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Public Theater, 412-316-1600, www.ppt.org.

The Big Bang, through April 27, Theater Square Cabaret, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, CLO Cabaret Theater, 412-281-2822, www.clocabaret.com.

Pitt PhD Dissertation Defenses

Jonas Johnson, School of Medicine, “Medical Advances and the Challenge for Continuing Self-improvement,” 4:30 p.m. Feb. 5, 2500 Posvar Hall.

James Coyle, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, “Mitigation of Oropharyngeal Swallowing Impairments and Sequelae: Two Meta-Analyses and an Experiment Using Surface Electromyographic Biofeedback,” 8 a.m. Feb.7, 5068 Forbes Tower.

Neven Abou Gazala, Department of Computer Science, “Power Management Techniques for Conserving Energy in Multiple System Components,” 10:30 a.m. Feb. 7, 6106 Sennott Square Building.