Issue Date: 
June 9, 2008


Jazz Live, featuring Howie Alexander, 5 p.m. June 10, Katz Plaza, Penn Avenue and Seventh Street, Downtown, 412-471-6070, www.pgharts.org.

Entrain, mix of rock, blues, calypso, jazz, and funk; 6:30 p.m. June 11, Gateway Center Plaza, Commonwealth Place, Downtown, 412-281-8723,

2008 Pittsburgh Rock For Autism, featuring the bands Enuff Z’Nuff, Euphonic Brew, and Maddie Georgi, 9 p.m. June 11, Hard Rock Café, 230 W. Station Square Dr., Station Square, 412-481-7625, www.hardrock.com.

The Gypsy Strings, European and Tambura music, 8 p.m. June 12, Gypsy Café, 1330 Bingham St., South Side, 412-381-4977.

Allegheny County Lunchtime Concert, folk music featuring the Jay Wiley Band, noon June 13, Allegheny County Courthouse, 436 Grant St., Downtown, 412-350-4636, www.county.allegheny.pa.us.

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. A Grande Finale—The Organ Symphony featuring Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor; Nicole Cabell, soprano; Lucas Meachem, baritone; June 13-15. Marvin Hamlisch and Chris Botti, Jazz and romance ballads, June 19. Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-392-6070, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Maceo Parker, saxophone, 7:30 p.m. June 13; and The Avett Brothers, bluegrass music, 6:30 p.m. June 21; Gateway Center & Plaza, Commonwealth Place, Downtown, 412-392-6000.

The Tuesday Stew, acoustic show, 7 p.m. June 17, Union Project, 801 N. Negley Ave., East Liberty, 412-363-4550, www.unionproject.org.

Pop Music, Elizabethan-Style! Featuring Erika Lloyd and Alane Marco, soprano; Matt Leisy, tenor; Garald Farnham, baritone and lutes; 7 p.m. June 19, Christ Lutheran Church, 400 Barclay Ave., Forest Hills, 917-459-7561.

Stars at Riverview Jazz Series, featuring Big Fat Jazz, 7 p.m. June 21, North Side, Riverview Avenue, 412-255-8975, www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/parks.


Pittsburgh Glass Center, Glass & Steel: Art Transcends Industry, through Sept. 5; Transforming Float Glass, June 9-10; 5472 Penn Ave., East Liberty, 412-365-2145, www.pittsburghglasscenter.org.

SPACE, Pittsburgh NOW, through June 13, 812 Liberty Ave., Downtown, 412-325-7723, www.SpacePittsburgh.org.

Silver Eye Center for Photography, Alternative Focus, through June 14; 1015 E. Carson St., South Side, 412-431-1810, www.silvereye.org.

Rivers of Steel Visitor Center, Monongahela Valley: A Time of Change, 1980–2000, through June 14, 623 E. 8th Ave., Homestead, 412-464-4020, www.riversofsteel.com.

Victorian Vandergrift Museum and Historical Society, Vandergrift Annual Quilt Show, through June 14, 184 Sherman Ave., Vandergrift, 724-568-1990, www.vvmhs.com.

Market Square, The Heist, through June 15; Contained, through June 22; Forbes Avenue and Market Street, Downtown, 412-232-0751, www.marketsquare.org.

Carnegie Science Center, Dinosaurs Alive and Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure, both through June 15; From Sea to Shining Sea: 200 Years of Charting America’s Coasts, through June 29; Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, through Sept. 11; Allegheny Avenue, North Shore, 412-237-3400, www.carnegiesciencecenter.org.

Wood Street Galleries, The Last Days In The Beginning of March and Want, both through June 21; 601 Wood St., Downtown, 412-471-5605, www.pgharts.org.

Sirani Gallery, Marc Tetro, through June 27, 5875 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill, 412-422-2121, www.siranigallery.com.

Renaissance Art Gallery, Contemporary Ceramics of Stuart Rosenthal, through June 27, 428 Washington Ave., Carnegie, 412-279-0411, www.ren-art.com.

Michael Berger Gallery, Prescient, through June 28, 415 Gettysburg St., Point Breeze, 412-441-4282, www.mbergerart.com.

Art Space 105, Circular Theory, through June 28, 105 E. 8th St., Homestead, 412-476-0755, www.steelvalleyarts.org.

Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Edward Donovan: Naturalist Artist, Author, and Collector, through June 29, Carnegie Mellon University, 4909 Frew St., Oakland, 412-268-2434, huntbot.andrew.cmu.edu.

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 2008 Accomplish Show, through July 3, 1815 Metropolitan St., North Side, 412-322-1773, www.manchesterguild.org.

707 Gallery, The F295 Exhibition of Contemporary Photography, through July 5, 707 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-471-6078.

EveryOne An Artist Gallery, Marks & Gestures, through July 17, 4128 Butler St., Lawrenceville, 412-681-2404.

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Just Kidding Around: Children In Cartoons & Comics, through Aug. 3; and LEMURtron, through Sept. 10; 10 Children’s Way, North Side, 412-322-5058, www.pittsburghkids.org.

Carnegie Museum of Art, 55th Carnegie International, through Jan. 11, 2009, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.cmoa.org.


Jim Joyce and Bradley Swink, editor and contributing writer of The Bicycle Book: Wit, Wisdom & Wanderings, 7 p.m. June 9, Springdale Free Public Library, 331 School St., Springdale, 724-274-9729, www.einetwork.net.

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Divorce, YWCA Legal Resources for Women Department, 6:30 p.m. June 10, 305 Wood St., Downtown, 412-255-1258, www.ywcapgh.org.

Latest in Arthritis Care, Thaddeus Osial, MD; Walt Garcia, physical therapist; and Mike Balandiat, occupational therapist, 5:30 p.m. June 12, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St. Margaret, 815 Freeport Rd., Aspinwall, 412-784-5160, www.stmargaret.upmc.com.

Take Control of Your Career, Lynette Taylor-Criego, founder of LTC Consulting, 6:30 p.m. June 12; and Save and Pay for College Without Going Broke, 6:30 p.m., June 17; Single Steps Strategies, 1738 N. Highland Rd., Mt. Lebanon, 412-833-2888, www.singlestepsstrategies.com.

The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business, Ray Vargo, director of Small Business Development Center, 7:30 a.m. June 13, 114 Mervis Hall, Roberto Clemente Drive, Oakland, 724-627-9054.

The Role of Experience in Clinical Expertise, Geoff Norman, professor of clinical epidemiology and biostatistics at McMaster University, noon, June 13, Lecture Room 3 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace St., Oakland, 412-648-9000, www.megr.pitt.edu.

Passages of Gay Pride, American Shorts Reading Series, 7:30 p.m. June 20, New Hazlett Theater, Allegheny Square, East Pittsburgh, 412-622-8866, www.newhazletttheater.org.

Joan Rivers, The Lambda Foundation, 8 p.m. June 21, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Downtown, www.pgharts.org.

Women & Urinary Incontinence, Thomas Rosvanis, Urologist, 5 p.m. June 23, 565 Coal Valley Rd, Jefferson Hills, 412-469-7100, www.jeffersonregional.com.


Shadyside Presbyterian Church Strawberry Festival, 5:30 p.m. June 13, Shadyside Presbyterian Church, 5121 Westminister Pl., Shadyside, 412-682-4300, www.shadysidepres.org.

Father’s Day 5K/10K Run and Walk, 7:45 a.m. June 15, Heinz Field, 100 Art Rooney Ave., North Side, 412-323-1200.

20th Annual Pittsburgh Pirates Fun Run/Walk for Epilepsy, 8 a.m. June 21, PNC Park, 115 Federal St., North Shore, 412-323-5000, www.pittsburgh.pirates.mlb.com.

Gateway Center & Plaza, UPMC Health Plan Family Festival, through June 22, Commonwealth Place, Downtown, 412-281-8723.

Three Rivers Arts Festival, variety of events, through June 22, Downtown, 412-281-8723, www.artsfestival.net.


Momentum: 08, June 12-15, City Theatre, 1300 Bingham St., South Side, 412-431-2489, citytheatrecompany.org.

Out of This Furnace, by Marci Woodruff, June 12-28, Open Stage Theater, 2835 Smallman St., Strip District, 412-394-3353, www.proartstickets.org.

Salome, by Oscar Wilde, June 12-28, Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre, The Charity Randall Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial, 4301 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-394-3353, www.picttheatre.org.

How to Write a Play, by Jill Jeffrey, through June 14, Peter Mills Theater, Duquesne University Rockwell Hall, 500 Forbes Ave., Downtown, 412-396-4997.

The Color Purple, musical based on Alice Walker’s novel, through June 15, Benedum Center, 803 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, 412-471-6070, www.pittsburghclo.org.

Eastburn Avenue, by Marcus Stevens, through June 15, Pittsburgh Playhouse, 222 Craft Ave., Oakland, 412-621-4445, www.pointpark.edu.

The Heist, by Attack Theater, through June 15, part of Three Rivers Arts Festival, Forbes Avenue at Stanwix Street, Downtown, 412-281-8723, www.artsfestival.net.

Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story, musical, through June 15, Mountain Playhouse, 7690 Somerset Pike, Jennerstown, 814-629-9201, www.mountainplayhouse.org.

Peter Pan, a musical based on the play by James M. Barrie, June 21-July 2, Benedum Center, 803 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, 412-471-6070, www.pittsburghclo.org.

The Gospel…The Struggle, the Praise, the Victory, by Nicole M. Carter, June 22, Byham Theater, 101Sixth St., Downtown, 412-441-1907, www.pgharts.org.

Take Me Out, by Richard Greenberg, through June 22, Navarra, 131 7th St., Downtown, 412-456-6666, www.artsfestival.net.

The Odd Couple, by Neil Simon, through June 29, Pittsburgh Public Theater, O’Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-434-7590, www.ppt.org.

Bust, by Lauren Weedman, through June 29, Pittsburgh City Theatre, 1300 Bingham St., South Side, 412-431-2489, www.citytheatrecompany.org.

Shear Madness, by Paul Portner, through Sept. 28, Pittsburgh CLO Cabaret, Cabaret at Theatre Square, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-325-6769, www.pittsburghclo.org.

Pitt PhD Dissertation Defenses

Ana L.C. Allegretti, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, “Factors Associated with Clinical Decisions and Pressure Ulcer Development in Long Term Care Residents,” 10 a.m. June 11, Room 4065 Forbes Tower.

Anton Ford, School of Arts and Sciences, “Action and Generality,” 2 p.m. June 17, Room 1001B Cathedral of Learning.

Megan L. Kavanaugh, Graduate School of Public Health, “Moving Beyond the Individual in Reproductive Health: Exploring the Social Determinants of Unintended Pregnancy,” 2:30 p.m. June 18, Room 226 Parran Hall.

Brandi Jones, School of Arts and Sciences, “Pathways to Maladjustment and Resilience in Inner-city Minority Youth: Examining Academic Failure and Hopelessness as Mediators Between Contextual Risk Factors and Child Maladjustment From a Developmental Psychopathology Perspective,” 10 a.m. June 20, Room 4127 Sennott Square.

Christopher Campbell, School of Arts and Sciences, “Form Without Formalism,” 2 p.m. June 20, Room 1001B Cathedral of Learning.

Chunrong Cheng, Graduate School of Public Health, “Ratio-Adjusted Gene-Wise Normalization to Enhance Classification Models for Inter-Study Prediction in Microarray,” 2 p.m. June 23, Room 109 Parran Hall.

Stephen Goding, School of Medicine, “Induction of Antitumor Responses via Adoptively Transferred, Cytokine-Gene Transduced A-NK Cells,” 1 p.m. June 24, Room S120 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower.