Issue Date: 
February 11, 2008


The Romantic Songs of George Gershwin
, conducted by Marvin Hamlisch, Feb. 14-17, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 412-394-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Daphne Alderson, L’Amour, La Vie…Daphne Sings Piaf, 7 p.m. Feb. 14, 8 p.m. Feb. 15, Heinz Memorial Chapel, reservations recommended, 412-624-4157, www.heinzchapel.pitt.edu.

Carolina Chocolate Drops, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Carnegie Lecture Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Calliope Concert Series, 412-361-1915, www.calliopehouse.org.

Journeys: Sounds of the Jewish Diaspora, with soprano Anna Levenstein and Danny Mallon on percussion, 8 p.m. Feb. 16, Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig St., Oakland; 2:30 p.m. Feb. 17, Levy Hall, Temple Rodef Shalom, 4905 Fifth Ave., Oakland, 412-687-1788, www.chathambaroque.org.

Chamber Choir Festival, featuring Heinz Chapel Choir with Pennsylvania high school choirs, 3 p.m. Feb. 17, Heinz Chapel, Pitt Department of Music, 412-624-4125, www.music.pitt.edu..


Hillman Library, Audubon print, Black-poll Warbler, Feb. 12-25, 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, 412-351-7702, info@kuntu.org.

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.

Carnegie Museum of Art, 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.

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., Northside, 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 Development of China and India: Implications for the United States,” Siddharth Chandra, Pitt professor of economics, 7 p.m. today, 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.

“Making the Resistant Record Speak: Uncovering Women’s Story in the Records of Hierarchical Churches,” Joan Gunderson, Pitt Women Studies Scholar, noon Feb. 13, 2201 Posvar Hall, Pitt Women Studies Program, 412-624-6485, www.pitt.edu/~wstudies.

Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry, book reading and discussion with author Stacey Malkan, 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 13, Magee-Women’s Hospital Auditorium, 300 Halket St., Oakland, 412-802-8299.

“Reproductive Rights: Abortion, Birth Control, and Sex Education,” Civil Liberties Coffee House Discussion Group, 7 p.m. Feb. 13, Shadyside Coffee Tree Roasters, 5744 Ellsworth Ave., American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, www.aclupa.org.

“Cooking in the Temples: Elderly Rural Women and Religious Revival in Contemporary China,” Xiaofei Kang, assistant professor of modern languages at Carnegie Mellon University, noon Feb. 14, 4130 Posvar Hall, Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series, 412-648-7370, www.ucis.pitt.edu.

“Tectonic Evolution of Coastal Oregon, SE Alaska,” Maria Luisa Crawford, Association for Women Geoscientists Distinguished Lecturer and professor of geology at Bryn Mawr College, 4 p.m. Feb. 14, 203 Thaw Hall, Pitt Department of Geology and Planetary Science, www.geology.pitt.edu.

“Is Simplicity Evidence of Truth?,” Adolf Grunbaum, Pitt professor of philosophy of science, 3:30 p.m. Feb. 15, 817R Cathedral of Learning, 412-624-1052, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.

“The Mother Goddess in Italian Renaissance Art,” Edith Balas, professor of art history at Carnegie Mellon University, 4 p.m. Feb. 15, 202 Frick Fine Arts Building, Pitt Women Studies Program, 412-624-5220, aaloe@pitt.edu.

David Wiesner, author, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 16, Carnegie Library Lecture Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Black, White, and Read All Over Series, 412-622-8866, www.pittsburghlectures.org.

“Pittsburgh: The Most Liveable City For Whom?” Ralph Bangs, associate director of Pitt Center on Race and Social Problems, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Christian Church of Wilkinsburg, 748 Wallace Ave., Wilkinsburg, 412-241-3556, www.upg.pitt.edu.

“Global Issues and Policy Implications for the Pittsburgh Region,” U.S. Sen. Robert Casey, member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, noon-1:30 p.m. Feb. 18, The Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown, www.worldaffairspittsburgh.org.

Sarah Paretsky, author, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18, Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Drue Heinz Lecture Series, 412-622-8866, www.pittsburghlectures.org.

“Innateness and Science,” Robert Northcott, professor of philosophy at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, 12:05 p.m. Feb. 19, 817R Cathedral of Learning, 412-624-1052, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.


Coffee and Culture: A Well-appointed Table, 10-11 a.m. Feb. 13, Lexington Education Center, Frick Art and Historical Center, 7227 Reynolds St., Point Breeze, advanced registration recommended, 412-371-0600, www.frickart.org.

Four Wines of Verona, wine tasting, 6:15 p.m. Feb. 13, Theater Square Cabaret, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Sand and Sorrow, film screening, 7-9 p.m. Feb. 13, 125 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pitt Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, 412-648-7434, www.ridgway.pitt.edu.

20 Fingers, film screening, 7 p.m. Feb. 14, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pitt Global Studies Program, www.ucis.pitt.edu.

Under the Moonlight, film screening, 7 p.m. Feb. 15, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pitt Global Studies Program, www.ucis.pitt.edu.

Discovery Day, 9:30-11:15 a.m. Feb. 16, Pitt-Greensburg, Office of Admissions, registration required, 724-836-9880, www.upg.pitt.edu.

Ball Night, 7-11 p.m. Feb. 17, Assembly Room, William Pitt Union, part of Chinese Culture Exhibition Month, Pitt Chinese Students and Scholars Association, www.pittcssa.net, 412-648-9523.

Pathway to Law School, 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 19, 310 William Pitt Union, Pitt Career Services, 412-648-7130, www.careers.pitt.edu.

Belgian Beers, 6:15 p.m. Feb. 19, Theater Square Cabaret, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, Craft Beer School Series, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

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.


Journey of the Spirits: A Celebration of Gospel Music, 7 p.m. Feb. 12, Ferguson Theater, Pitt-Greensburg, Kuntu Repertory Theatre, 724-836-7741, www.upg.pitt.edu.

Vagina Monologues, 7 p.m. Feb. 14-15, Ferguson Theater, Pitt-Greensburg, 724-836-7741, www.upg.pitt.edu.

Forever Love, Feb. 14-17, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Downtown, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, 412-281-0360, www.pbt.org.

William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Feb. 15-16, CAPA Main Stage, 111 Ninth St., Downtown, Classical Theatre of Harlem, 212-564-9983, www.classicaltheatreofharlem.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.