Issue Date: 
August 22, 2016


WYEP 91.3 Final Fridays, a live music series, featuring The Hippo Campus and Meeting of Important People, 7 p.m. Aug. 26, Schenley Plaza, Oakland, wyep.org 


Carnegie Museum of Art, Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, features the artist’s one-of-a-kind reinterpretation of China’s culture and politics through the zodiac, through Aug. 29; Teenie Harris Photographs: Elections, showcases some of Harris’ most interesting political photos, through Dec. 5, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, www.cmoa.org

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 50 Greatest Photographs, showcases some of National Geographic’s most riveting images and the photographers’ stories behind them, through Sept. 11, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, www.carnegiemnh.org

Phipps Conservatory, Butterfly Forest, colorful butterflies and beautiful glasshouse showrooms, through Sept. 5; Summer Flower Show: Playgardens, awe-inspiring summer blooms and vintage garden décor, through Oct. 2, 1 Schenley Park, Oakland, www.phipps.conservatory.org

Hillman Library, 1989 China/Avant-Garde Exhibition, a look into the world of Chinese contemporary art collected by Minglu Gao, professor in Pitt’s Department of the History of Art and Architecture, through Oct. 31, University Library System, Hillman Library, www.humanities.pitt.edu


Oscar C. Marroquin

“Utilizing Real World Evidence to Drive Health Care Delivery,” Oscar C. Marroquin, assistant professor of medicine, epidemiology,  and clinical and translational sciences, Pitt School of Medicine, noon Sept. 1, G23 Parran Hall Auditorium, Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, www.publichealth.pitt.edu


The Farmers’ Market in Schenley Plaza, features the freshest produce and baked goods from local farmers throughout the community, 3 p.m. Fridays through Oct. 28, Schenley Plaza, Oakland, www.pittsburghparks.org/schenley-plaza 

PhD Dissertations

Bethany D. Nugent, School of Nursing, “Cognitive and Occupational Function in Survivors of Adolescent Cancer,” 9:00 a.m. Sept. 12, 451 Victoria Building

Kristin Graham, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences’ Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, “Development and Preliminary Feasibility of the Mobile Participation Assessment Tool: An Ecological Momentary Assessment of Participation in Traumatic Brain Injury,” 1:00 p.m. Aug. 30, 4065 Forbes Tower