Issue Date: 
July 7, 2008


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Concert in the Park, Daniel Meyer, conductor, Neal Berntsen, trumpet, 8 p.m. July 5, South Park; 8 p.m. July 6, Hartwood Acres, Hampton Township, free to public, 412-392-6070, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Ween, alternative rock music, 8:30 p.m. July 7, Mister Small’s Funhouse and Theatre, 400 Lincoln Ave., Millvale, 412-821-4447.

Johnny Mathis with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, John Scott Lavender, conductor, 8 p.m. July 11 and 12, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-392-6070, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.


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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Painting in the United States, through Oct. 19, 211 N. Main St., Greensburg, 724-837-1500, www.wmuseumaa.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.


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.

Career Clothing Drive, sponsored by Pennsylvania’s Women Work and the Pitt Volunteer Pool, accepting donations of men’s and women’s professional clothing and accessories, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 9, Lower Lounge of William Pitt Union, Oakland, 412-624-7702, gwatkins@pitt.edu.

UPMC Eye and Ear Institute Hearing-Aid Course, to help individuals successfully use their new hearing aids, July 17, 24, and 31, Fifth Floor Board Room, UPMC Eye and Ear Institute, 203 Lothrop St., Oakland, registration and information, 412-647-2030.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, open house 10 a.m.-noon, information sessions at 10 and 11 a.m., July 23 and Aug. 6, fourth floor, Cathedral of Learning, Pitt College of General Studies, Oakland, 412-624-7308, www.cgs.pitt.edu/osher.


Mame, by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, July 8-13, Benedum Center, 803 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, 412-471-6070, www.pittsburghclo.org.

The Wonder Bread Years, by Pat Hazell, special engagement beginning July 10, City Theatre, 1300 Bingham St., South Side, 412-431-2489, www.citytheatrecompany.org.

The Playboy of the Western World, by John Millington Synge, July 17-Aug. 16, Henry Heymann Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial, Pittsburgh Irish Classical Theater, 412-394-3353, www.picttheater.org.

Disney’s Beauty & The Beast, through July 20; Mountain Playhouse, 7690 Somerset Pike, Jennerstown, 814-629-9201, www.mountainplayhouse.org.

The Rat Pack Is Back!
, tribute to spirited Las Vegas night club act, Lawrence Loh, conductor, July 22-27, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-392-6070, www.pittsburghsymphony.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

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 Information Sciences 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, 2nd-Floor Conference Room, Diabetes and Lipid Research Building.

Dharmarajan Hariharan, Department of Economics, “Essays on the Estimation of Non-Linear State-Space Models,” 10 a.m., July 11, 4716 Posvar Hall.

Julia A. Greenawalt, School of Nursing, “Modifiable Cardiovascular Risk Factors in the Early Adolescent Period,” 10 a.m. July 14, Room 451 Victoria Building.

Mark A. Newman, School of Education, “mTOR Signaling Pathway Associated With Skeletal Muscle Hypertrophy Following Resistance Exercise Training,” 12:30 p.m. July 14, Room 166 Trees Hall.

Tea Soon Park, Department of Bioengineering, “Development of Hematopoietic, Endothelial, and Perivascular Cells From Human Embryonic and Fetal Stem Cells,” 3:30 p.m. July 18, Room 1100 Rangos Research Center.

Jill Brady, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, “Examining Inter-sentential Influences on Predicted Verb Subcategorization, 9 a.m. July 21, Room 5047 Forbes Tower.

Jaime Berlin Talkowski, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, “Quantifying Physical Activity in Community-Dwelling Older Adults Using Accelerometry,” 2:30 p.m. July 21, Room 6012 Forbes Tower.

Sarah R. Haile, Graduate School of Public Health, “Inference on Competing Risks in Breast Cancer Data,” 10 a.m. July 22, Room A622 Crabtree Hall.

LaShawn M. Curtis, Graduate School of Public Health, “Using a Mixed-Methods Case Study Design to Explore, Evaluate, and Enhance a Cancer Patient Navigator Program,” 10 a.m. July 23, A226 Parran Hall Conference Room.

Eric Kimball, Department of History, “An Essential Link in a Vast Chain - New England and the West Indies, 1700–1775,” 10 a.m.
July 23, 3703 Posvar Hall.

Stephen Wilson, Department of Psychology, “Self-focused Versus Other-focused Strategies for Coping With Smoking Cue Exposure,” 10 a.m. July 23, 4127 Sennott Square.

Chi-Kuang Lin, School of Information Sciences, “Channel Access Management in Data Intensive Sensor Networks,” 10 a.m. July 23, Room 502 School of Information Sciences Building.

Antonio Guilherme Fonseca Pacheco, Graduate School of Public Health, “Changes in Causes of Death in HIV/AIDS Patients in Brazil in the Haart Era,” 3 p.m. July 23, Room 451 Victoria Building.

Kathleen C. Spadaro, School of Nursing, “Weight Loss: Exploring Self-regulation Through Mindfulness Meditation,” 1 p.m. July 24, Room 451 Victoria Building.