Issue Date: 
June 2, 2014


Old Masters, New Music, performance featuring six musicians, a range of their musical styles, and projections of the artworks that inspired them, 6:30 p.m. June 12, Heinz Galleries, Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave., www.cmoa.org

Jazz in the Garden, sextet of local legends including Benny Benack Jr. and his son, as well as other local jazz-fusion musicians, 7 p.m. June 12, Phipps Conservatory Outdoor Garden, One Schenley Park, Oakland, registration required, www.phipps.conservatory.org


Carnegie Museum of Art, Small Prints, Big Artists: Masterpieces from the Renaissance to Baroque, traces the development of printmaking since the 15th-century in Northern Europe, through Sept. 15; The Sandbox: At Play with the Photobook, installation by photographers Melissa Catanese and Ed Panar, owners of Pittsburgh’s Spaces Corners and museum artists-in-residence, through July 28; Teenie Harris Photographs: Baseball in Pittsburgh, an inside look at some of the greatest moments in Negro League, Major League, Little League, and sandlot baseball in Pittsburgh, through Sept. 22, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, www.cmoa.org

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Michael Dyber: Master of Optical Illusion, unique, light-bending gems carved with the artist’s trademarked cutting techniques, through Aug. 31; RACE: Are We So Different? integrates personal stories with expert discussions on the role of science within racial history, through Oct. 27, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, American Anthropological Association, www.carnegiemnh.org  


“Persons and Diseases: Advancing ‘Patient-Centered Care’ at Pitt/UPMC through Research, Teaching, and Patient Care, 1974-2014,” Loren Roth, associate senior vice chancellor for clinical policy and planning, Schools of the Health Sciences, 4 p.m. June 3, Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall, Provost’s Inaugural Lecture Series, www.provost.pitt.edu

“Bioimaging at the Nanoscale—Single-Molecule and Super-Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy,” Xiaowei Zhuang, professor of chemistry and chemical biology and of physics, Harvard University, noon June 4, Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall, Senior Vice Chancellor’s 2014 Laureate Lecture Series, Pitt Schools of the Health Sciences, www.svc-laureate.pitt.edu

“Fables and the Art of Leadership: Applying the Wisdom of Mister Rogers to the Workplace,” Donna Mitroff, Mitroff & Associates, and Ian Mitroff, Mitroff Crisis Management, discuss their book of the same name, 4 p.m. June 4, School of Education, 5604 Posvar Hall, www.education.pitt.edu

“The Role of Epigenetics in Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium Development,” Igor Nasonkin, assistant professor of ophthalmology, Pitt School of Medicine, noon June 6, Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall, Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar, Pitt Schools of the Health Sciences, www.svc-laureate.pitt.edu

PhD Dissertation Defenses

Kristia Stacey Hamilton, School of Medicine’s Immunology Program, “Identification of Novel Signaling Pathways in T Cells Mediated by Protein Kinase C, Carmal, MALT1 and Bcl10,” 10 a.m. June 4, 1103 Scaife Hall Conference Center