Issue Date: 
March 17, 2008


Jill Scott: The Real Thing Tour, 8 p.m. March 19, Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Downtown, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Spring College/Community Choir Concert, features Mozart’s Vesperae de Dominica and Haydn’s Missa in Angustiis, 7:30 p.m. March 26, Bromeley Family Theater, Pitt-Bradford, 814-362-0248, www.upb.pitt.edu.

University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, featuring new music by Benjamin Harris, 8 p.m. March 26, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, 412-624-4125, www.music.pitt.edu.


Kimbo Gallery, Century Project, through March 21, William Pitt Union, Pitt Women’s Studies Program, www.pitt.edu/~wstudies.

709 Penn Gallery, Solo Ceramic Exhibition: H U M, through March 22, 709 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-325-7017, www.pgharts.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; Ecology.Design.Synergy, through June 1, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.cmoa.org.

Hillman Library, Audubon Print, Blackburnian Warbler, through March 24, 412-648-7715.

Andy Warhol Museum, Ron Mueck at the Andy Warhol Museum, through March 30; Canis Major: Andy Warhol’s Cats and Dogs (and Other Party Animals), through May 4; Neke Carson: Eyeball Portraits and Beyond + Neke Paints Andy ’72, through June 1, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, 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.

707 Penn Gallery, Suggestion/Submission, through April 5, 707 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-325-7017, www.pgharts.org.

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

KOA Art Gallery, Affairs of the Art 2008, through April 11, Blaisdell Hall, Pitt-Bradford, 814-362-0248, www.upb.pitt.edu.

Silver Eye Center for Photography, In Search of America, photographs by David Graham, through April 12, 1015 E. Carson St., South Side, 412-431-1810, www.silvereye.org.

Mattress Factory, Gestures: Illustrations of Catastrophe and Remote Times, through May 11, 500 Sampsonia Way, North Side, 412-231-3169,

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


Scott Simon, author and host of NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday, 7:30 p.m. today, Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Drue Heinz Lectures, 412-622-8866, www.pittsburghlectures.org.

“Citizenship in the 21st Century: An International Colloquium,” keynote speaker Etienne Balibar, professor emeritus of political philosophy at the Université de Paris X-Nanterre, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. today and 9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. March 18, 2500 Posvar Hall, Pitt Cultural Studies Program, 412-624-7232, www.pitt.edu/~cultural.

“Propensities and Conditional Probabilities,” Isabelle Drouet, philosophy professor at the University of Paris, 12:05 p.m. March 18, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, 412-624-1052, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.

“Affecting the Political: Assessing the Emotional Turn in the Study of Social Movements,” Deborah Gould, Pitt professor of sociology, noon March 19, 2431 Posvar Hall, Pitt Department of Sociology, www.sociology.pitt.edu.

“From Deference to Democracy: Catholics Transform Their Faith in the Mid-20th Century,” Timothy Kelly, professor of history at St. Vincent College, noon March 19, 2628 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Religious Studies Program, www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu.

“Tanaka Atsuko and the Circles of Subjectivity,” Namiko Kunimoto, doctoral candidate at the University of California-Berkeley, noon March 19, 203 Frick Fine Arts Building, History of Art and Architecture Colloquium, 412-648-2400, www.haa.pitt.edu.

“Race at Work: Discrimination Against Black and Latino Job Seekers,” Devah Pager, professor of sociology at Princeton University, 1:30 p.m. March 19, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center on Race and Social Problems, 412-624-7382, www.crsp.pitt.edu.

“Transport and Fate of DDT on the Palos Verdes (Calif.) Shelf: A Source-to-Sink Story ,” Patricia Wiberg, professor of environmental sciences at the University of Virginia, 4:30-6 p.m. March 19, 203 Thaw Hall, Pitt Department of Geology and Planetary Science Spring 2007 Colloquium Series, www.geology.pitt.edu.

“Brain Drain: A Search for Equitable Global Solutions,” Thuy Bui, UPMC medical director, 4 p.m. March 19, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt Global Issues Lecture Series, 412-624-2918, www.ucis.pitt.edu.

“China’s Petition Issues and Its Institutional Origins,” Yujie Li, Heinz Fellow in Pitt Global Studies Center, noon March 20, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series, 412-648-7763, www.ucis.pitt.edu.

“The Relevance of Homeland Security Issues in the EU-U.S. Relationship,” Durante Rapacciulo, European Union Fellow in Pitt’s European Union Center of Excellence and European Studies Center, noon March 20, 4217 Posvar Hall, Pitt European Union Center of Excellence, 412-648-8517, www.ucis.pitt.edu.

“Claims, Counter-Claims and Choreography,” Linda Morrison, author of Talking Back to Psychiatry: The Psychiatric Consumer/Survivor/Ex-Patient Movement, noon March 20, 2431 Posvar Hall, Pitt Department of Sociology, www.sociology.pitt.edu.

“A Holistic Approach to Treating Anxiety and Depression,” James Donnelly, psychotherapist at the Center for Integrative Medicine, 5:30 p.m. March 20, Center for Integrative Medicine, Suite 310, 580 S. Aiken Ave., Shadyside, 412-623-3023, http://integrativemedicine.upmc.com/

“Public Health at Pitt: Local to Global Perspectives,” Donald Burke, dean of Pitt’s Graduate School of Public Health, noon-1 p.m. March 21, Lecture Room 3, Fourth Floor Scaife Hall, Pitt Medical Education Grand Rounds, 412-648-9000, www.medschool.pitt.edu.

“Classical Random Fields as Models for Quantum Experiments,” Peter Morgan, research affiliate at Yale University, 12:05 p.m. March 21, Room 817 Cathedral of Learning, Center for Philosophy of Science Lunchtime Talk, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.

“Animae Dimidium Meae: Vergil and Horace,” Jana Adamitis, professor of modern and classical languages and literatures at Christopher Newport University, 4 p.m. March 21, 244A Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Department of Classics, www.classics.pitt.edu.

“Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors,” Francois Rigolot, Frank Sulzberger Distinguished Professor of English and Divinity at the University of Chicago, 4 p.m. March 21, 501 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Consortium for Medieval and Renaissance Studies and Pitt Department of English, 412-624-5220, aaloe@pitt.edu.

Cathy Day, Pitt professor of English, literary reading from her book Comeback Season: How I Learned to Play the Game of Love, 7 p.m. March 21, Joseph Beth Booksellers, 2705 East Carson St., South Side, 412-624-6508.

Ed Ochester, Pitt Poetry Series editor, informal talk at 3:30 p.m., poetry reading at 7 p.m. March 24, campus coffeehouse, Pitt-Greensburg, 2008 Pitt-Greensburg Writers Festival, 724-836-7481, www.upg.pitt.edu.

“She Said: Women’s Words,” poetry reading featuring special guest and poet Naomi Shihab Nye, Pitt English Professor Dawn Lundy Martin, and others, 7:30 p.m. March 24, Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, Women’s History Month, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

“Careers in Biotech,” Kenneth Giuliano, principal scientist at Cellumen Inc., noon-1:30 p.m. March 25, S100 Biomedical Science Tower 2, Pitt Survival Skills and Ethics Program, 412-578-3716, www.survival.pitt.edu.

“Deconstructing Place: Objectivity and the Theory of Lived-Space From Husserl to Casey,” Edward Slowik, professor of philosophy at Winona State University, 12:05 p.m. March 25, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.

Joshua Cohen, literary reading of his book A Heaven of Others, 7:30 p.m. March 25, Kiva Han Café, 420 S. Craig St., Oakland, Pitt Cultural Studies Program, 412-624-7232.


Hop Hop Hop Into Spring Seasonal Beers, 6:15 p.m. March 18, Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, Craft Beer School Series, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Barbie Nation: An Unauthorized Tour, film screening, 7 p.m. March 20, Carnegie Library-Main, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3105, www.carnegielibrary.org.

Cama Adentro, film screening, 8:30 p.m. March 20, Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, Amigos del Cine Latinoamericano Film Series—New Millenium, amigoscinelatinoamericano08@gmail.com.

University of Pittsburgh Wellness Fair, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 25, William Pitt Union, Pitt Wellness Program, 412-648-8251.


Hairspray, March 18-22, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, PNC Broadway Across America Series, 412-394-4900, www.pgharts.org.

Lavendar Lizards and Lilac Landmines: Layla’s Dream, directed by Linwood Sloan, March 20-April 5, Kuntu Repertory Theatre, Seventh-Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall, 412-624-7298, www.kuntu.org.

Lord of the Dance, March 21-22, Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Downtown, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

A Number, through April 6, 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

Katherine Wick, Department of Economics, “Experimental Studies on Public Good Allocation With Agents,” 9 a.m. March 19, 4716 Posvar Hall.

Donald Freytes, Department of Bioengineering, “Development and Characterization of a Biohybrid Scaffold for Regenerative Medicine Applications,” 12:30 p.m. March 19, Conference Room A, Bridgeside Point Building, 100 Technology Drive, Hazelwood.

Marie Agatha Ozah, Department of Music, “Egwe Amala: Women in Traditional Performing Arts in Ogbaruland,” 2:30 p.m. March 21, Room 114, 110 Music Building.

Daniel Handley, Department of Human Genetics in the Graduate School of Public Health, “Systems Approach to Analyzing the TGFbeta/SMAD3 Gene Regulatory Pathway in A549 Cells,” 4 p.m. March 24, PACCM Conference Room, NW 628 Montefiore Hospital, 200 Lothrop St., Oakland.


“Preparing for Critical Changes in Scholarly Publishing: How Will Open Access Impact You?” 3-5 p.m. March 18, Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall, Pitt Office of Academic Career Development, register at www.oacd.health.pitt.edu.

“Management Skills,” Survival Skills and Ethics Workshop, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. March 22, Fourth-Floor Lecture Room, 2 Scaife Hall, Pitt Survival Skills and Ethics Program, 412-578-3716, www.survival.pitt.edu.