Issue Date: 
June 23, 2008


Peter Murphy, gothic music, 7:30 p.m. June 23, New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Downtown, 412-320-4610, www.newhazletttheater.org.

Mark Pipas, pop music, 10:30 p.m. June 23; Venus in Furs, rock music, 10:30 p.m. June 28, Club Café, 56 South 12th St., Downtown, 412-431-4950, www.clubcafelive.com.

Dave Granati, classic rock music, 10 p.m. June 25, Wooley Bullys, 1317 Allegheny St., New Brighton, 724-494-1578.

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, featuring soul legend Isaac Hayes, 8 p.m. June 26, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-392-6070, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Azucar, Latin dance music, 7 p.m. June 26, featuring the bands Old 97s, The Watson Twins, Juliana Hatfield, and Good Night States, 6 p.m. June 27, Schenley Plaza, 4100 Forbes Ave, Oakland, 11th Annual WYEP Summer Music Festival, 412-682-7275.

Friday Night Music, featuring live performances of local talents, 7:30 p.m. June 27, Borders Books & Music, 200 Mall Blvd., Monroeville, 412-374-9772, www.bordersstores.com.

Soulja Boy, Southern hip-hop music, 8 p.m. June 28, Pittsburgh Indoor Sports Arena, 220 Rich Hill Rd., Cheswick, 412-820-0657, www.indoorsportsarena.com.

The Switch, pop music, 6:30 p.m. June 28, Ween, alternative rock music, 8:30 p.m. July 7, Mister Small’s Funhouse and Theatre, 400 Lincoln Ave., Milvale, 412-821-4447.

Pittsburgh Philharmonic, classical music, 10:30 a.m. June 29, Mellon Park, Penn and Fifth avenues, Shadyside, 412-255-8975, www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/parks.

Allegheny Brass Band, British-style brass music, 7 p.m. July 1, Kennywood Park, 4800 Kennywood Blvd., West Mifflin, 412-461-0500, www.kennywood.com.

Rush, rock music, 7:30 p.m. July 2; Tim McGraw, country music, 7 p.m. July 6; Post Gazette Pavilion, 665 Rt. 18, Burgettstown, 724-947-7400, www.livenation.com/venue/getVenue/venueId/239.

28th Keystone Division Band, 7:30 p.m. July 3, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 Fifth Ave., Oakland, 412-621-4253.

Mount Lebanon Recreation Department and Center, featuring local bands, 7:30 p.m. July 4, 900 Cedar Blvd., Mount Lebanon, 412-343-3409, www.mtlebanon.org.

Use Your Illusion, Guns and Roses Tribute Band, 9 p.m. July 5, RPM’s Rock Club, 1020 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, 412-221-7808, www.myspace.com/RPMsRockClub.


Silver Eye Center for Photography, 250 Years of Plants: Botanical Works by Regional Photographers, June 25-Sept. 13, 1015 E. Carson St., South Side, 412-431-1810, www.silvereye.org.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Windows & Dreams, June 25-July 25, 200 Broad St., Sewickley, 412-741-4405, www.sweetwaterartcenter.org.

Space, You Are Here, June 27-Aug. 9, 812 Liberty Ave., Downtown, 412-471-8712, www.spacepittsburgh.org.

Sirani Gallery, Marc Tetro, through June 27, 5218 Fifth Ave., Oakland, 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.

Frick Art & Historical Center, A Panorama of Pittsburgh: Nineteenth-Century Printed Views, June 28-Oct. 5, 7227 Reynolds St., Squirrel Hill, 412-371-0600, www.frickart.org.

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. Eight St., Homestead, 412-476-0755, www.steelvalleyarts.org.

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Painting in the United States, June 29-Oct. 19, 211 N. Main St., Greensburg, 724-837-1500, www.wmuseumaa.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, huntinst@andrew.cmu.edu.

Carnegie Science Center, From Sea to Shining Sea: 200 Years of Charting America’s Coasts, through June 29; Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, through Sept. 11; Allegheny Ave., North Shore, 412-237-3400, www.carnegiesciencecenter.org.

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

707 & 709 Galleries, The F295 Exhibition of Contemporary Photography, through July 5, 707 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-471-6078.

MCG @ 800 Penn, From Violence to Vision, through July 6, 800 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-322-1773.

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

Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Nancy Crow: Works From 1988-2008, through Aug. 15, Carnegie Mellon University, Forbes and Morewood avenues, 412-268-3618.

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Just Kidding Around: Children in Cartoons & Comics, through Aug. 3; and Lemurtron, through Sept. 10; 10 Children’s Way, Northside, 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.

Mattress Factory, Inner & Outer Space, through Jan. 11, 2009, 500 Sampsonia Way, Northside, 412-231-3169, www.mattress.org.


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

Cave Canem Poetry Reading, Toi Derricotte, Cornelius Eady, and Carl Phillips, 7 p.m. June 23, Pitt-Greensburg, Village Hall, 412-392-4463, www.cavecanempoets.org.

How to Prepare Your Child This Summer for Success This Fall, Carol Utay, executive director of Total Learning Centers, 7 p.m. June 23, Cranberry Public Library, 2625 Rochester Rd., Cranberry Township, 724-776-9100.

Pitt’s Senior Vice Chancellor’s Laureate Lecture Series, Robert L. McNeil Jr., chair of pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, noon June 24, Scaife Hall Auditorium, 3550 Terrace St., Oakland, www.upmc.com/Communications/MediaRelations/NewsReleaseArchives.

Flavors of Latin America, demonstration by Marc Alfano, owner and executive chef of Alfano’s Restaurant, 6:30 p.m. June 24, 200 Broad St., Sewickley, 412-741-4405, www.sweetwaterartcenter.org.

Mehernosh Khan, reading from his poetry collections Wingless Angels and Wingless Angels 2, 7 p.m. June 24, Monroeville Public Library, 4000 Gateway Campus Blvd., 412-372-0500, www.monroevillelibrary.org.

Lunch and Learn: The Art of Abstraction, Amanda Zehnder, assistant curator of fine arts and organizer of abstract art before 1950, 10:30 a.m. June 26, Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.cmoa.org.

Kathy Haines, publication party of second book, 7 p.m. June 27, Mystery Lovers Bookshop, 514 Allegheny River Blvd., Oakmont, 412-828-4877, www.mysterylovers.com.

Faith for Today Celebrity Speaker Series, Denise Reichard, performance artist who recreates the lives of great women in history, 9:30 a.m. June 29, Mount Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3319 West Liberty Ave., Mount Lebanon, 412-531-7131.


Best of the Burgh, comedic showcase of local talent, 7:30 p.m. June 24, Funny Bone, Station Square Drive, Station Square, 412-281-3130, www.funnybonepgh.com.

Panel Discussion: The Philosophy behind the Art and Science of Exploration, featuring Michael Sims, author of Darwin’s Orchestra and Claudia Alexander, NASA Scientist; 6:30 p.m. June 26, Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.blog.cmoa.org.

Thugs, Mugs, and .38 Slugs Murder Mystery Dinner, 6 p.m. June 27, The Brick House, 118 North Main Street, Butler, 724-284-1159, www.brickhousebutler.com.

Jane Neely Run for Your Life 5K Run/Walk, 8 a.m. June 28, 399 Wetzel Rd., Shaler, Kiwanis Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE), 412-486-9700, www.shaler.org.

Carnival Spectaculaire, 10 a.m. June 28, 10 Children’s Way, Northside, 412-322-5058, www.pittsburghkids.org.

National HIV Testing Day, free testing and educational services, noon June 28, AUBA Plaza, 1860 Centre Ave., Hill District, 412-363-1022, www.swpapc.org.

Captains Dinner Dance Cruise, 6:30 p.m. June 28, Gateway Clipper Fleet, 350 W. Station Square Dr., Station Square, 412-355-7980, www.gatewayclipper.com.

Tour of PA Cycle Race Finale, 3p.m. June 29, Boulevard of the Allies and Stanwix Street, Downtown, 412-624-7709.

St. Vladimir’s Summer Ukrainian Food Festival, 11:30 a.m. June 29, Saint Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 73 South 18th St., Downtown, 412-431-0687.

Mister Rogers Neighbor Days, celebrating 40th anniversary of the television series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, July 7-11, Idlewild and Soak Zone, 2582 Route 30, Ligonier, www.idlewild.com.


Aladdin, by Richard Kinter, June 24-27; Travels With My Aunt, by Giles Havergal, June 26-28; Apple Hill Playhouse, 275 Manor Rd., Delmont, 724-468-5050, www.applehillplayhouse.org/2008childrensseason.html.

Hänsel & Gretel, by The Youngtimers Touring Opera Company, June 26-July 5, Covenant Hall, 316 Maple St., Irwin, 724-864-9862, www.covenanthall.com.

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

Salome, by Alan Stanford, through June 28, The Charity Randall Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial, 4301 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Pittsburgh Irish Classical Theater, 412-394-3353, www.picttheatre.org.

Unnecessary Farce, by Paul Slade Smith, through June 29; Disney’s Beauty & The Beast, by Chan Harris, July 1-20; Mountain Playhouse, 7690 Somerset Pike, Jennerstown, 814-629-9201, www.mountainplayhouse.org.

Peter Pan, by Cathy Rigby, through July 2, Benedum Center, 803 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, 412-471-6070, www. pittsburghclo.org.

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

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

City of God, by Fernando Meirelles, through July 6, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3105.

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

Pitt PhD Dissertation Defenses

Siqing Du, School of Information Sciences, “On the Use of Natural Language Processing for Automated Conceptual Data Modeling,” 9 a.m. June 25, Room 522 IS Bldg.

Parasak Chokesatean, School of Information Sciences, “Credibility-Based Binary Feedback Model for Grid Resource Planning,” 10:30 a.m. June 25, Room 1A04 IS Bldg.

Samsiddhi Bhattacharjee, Graduate School of Public Health, “Variance Component Score Statistics for QTL Mapping,” 10 a.m. July 3, Room 109 Parran Hall.

Nabanita Nandi, School of Arts and Sciences, “Essays on Institutions, Financial Intermediation, and Economic Growth,” 10 a.m. July 3, Room 4716 Posvar Hall.

KuangChiu Huang, School of Information Sciences, “Can Citywide Municipal WiFi Be a Feasible Solution for Local Broadband Access in the U.S.? An Empirical Evaluation of a Techno-Economic Model,” 1 p.m. July 7, Room 502 IS Building.

David L. Corcoran, Graduate School of Public Health, “Transcriptional Regulation Of microRNA Genes and the Regulatory Networks in Which They Participate,” 9:30 a.m. July 8, Room A312 Crabtree Hall.

Melanie Warziski Turk, School of Nursing, “Weight Maintenance Following a Weight Loss Trial: Exploring Ethnic Differences,” 10:30 a.m. July 10, Room 451 Victoria Building.

Catherine T. Prince, Graduate School of Public Health, “Pulse Wave Analysis in Type 1 Diabetes: Historical Correlates and Relationships With Complications,” 11 a.m., July 10, Diabetes and Lipid Research Building 2nd Floor Conference Room.