Issue Date: 
January 25, 2010


Tribute Concert: A Symphonic Celebration of African American Culture, featuring local jazz trumpeter Sean Jones, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Luncheon, with works performed by Pitt Department of Music String Quartet, noon Jan. 27, Lower Lounge William Pitt Union, PITT ARTS, 412-624-4462, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Mahler’s Chamber Symphony, Manfred Honeck, conductor; Gil Shaham, violin; works by Mozart, Haydn, and Mahler,
8 p.m. Jan. 29, 31, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave. Downtown, BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.


University Art Gallery, Studio Arts Field Study in Wyoming, exhibition from University Honors College’s summer 2009 program, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Jan. 29, Frick Fine Arts Building, University Honors College, Pitt Department of Studio Arts, www.studioarts.pitt.edu.

Andy Warhol Museum, Shepard Fairey: Supply & Demand; Supertrash; and Unnatural Rubber, art exhibitions, through Jan. 31, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, 412-237-8300, www.warhol.org.

Carnegie Museum of Art, Palm Springs Modern: Photographs by Julius Shulman, Digital to Daguerreotype: Photographs of People, exhibitions, through Jan. 31; Forum 64: Cecil Balmond, exhibition, through May 30; Gods, Love, and War: Tapestries at Carnegie Museum of Art, exhibition, through June 13; Past Meets Present: Decorative Arts and Design, exhibition, ongoing, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.cmoa.org.

Phipps Conservatory, Orchid Fever: The Exquisite Expedition of the Orchid, exhibition, through Feb. 28, 1 Schenley Park Dr., Oakland, 412-622-6914, www.phipps.conservatory.org.

Pittsburgh Filmmakers Gallery, The City Within, exhibition, through Feb. 28, 477 Melwood Ave., Oakland, 412-682-4111, www.pghfilmmakers.org.

Mattress Factory, Likeness, art exhibition, through March 21, 500 Sampsonia Way, North Side, 412-231-3169, www.mattress.org.

Frick Art & Historical Center, 1934: A New Deal for Artists, art exhibition celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Public Works of Art Program, through April 25, 7227 Reynolds St., Point Breeze, 412-371-0600, www.frickart.org.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Whales/Tohora, exhibition, through May 2, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.carnegiemnh.org.


“Hezbollah’s Unfettered Righteousness: The Pursuit of a Millennial Creed,” Hilal Khashan, professor of political science, American University of Beirut, 4 p.m. Jan. 25, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt Global Studies Program, 412-648-5085, global@pitt.edu.

“Issues in Global Health: Cases in China, Lesotho, and Uganda,” speakers include Heinz Fellows Yexia Zhang and Moses Katende and Malmberg Fellow Mpho Letima, 6 p.m. Jan. 25, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt Global Studies Program, Global Solutions Education Fund, 412-648-5085, global@pitt.edu.

“Similarity and Induction,” Susan Sterrett, visiting fellow from Duke University, 12:05 p.m. Jan. 26, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Lunchtime Talk Series, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, 412-624-1052, pittcntr@pitt.edu.

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Roundtable Discussion, featuring speakers Judy Berkowitz, refugee service coordinator, Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Pittsburgh; Howie Harris, staff director, SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania; and Robert Whitehill, attorney, Fox Rothschild, LLP, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26, Levenson Hall, Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, 5738 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill, Pitt Center for Latin American Studies, 412-605-0816, fidel@pajc.net.

“Children’s Safety Program in Rural China,” Yexia Zhang, Heinz Fellow, 8 p.m. Jan. 26, First-floor Lounge, Sutherland Hall, Pitt Asian Studies Center, Global Studies Program, International Studies Living Learning Community, 412-648-5085, global@pitt.edu.

“Prussian Classicism as Postcolonial Lieu de Memoire: A Transnational Perspective on the Korean Metropolis Seoul,” Jin-Sung Chun, professor, Busan National University of Education, South Korea, and University of Chicago, 4:30 p.m. Jan. 27, 204 Frick Fine Arts Building, Pitt Asian Studies Center, European Colloquium Series, World History Center, Architectural Studies, 412-648-7426, ebenvin@pitt.edu.

“The Role of the United States in International Criminal Justice,” Stephen Rapp, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes, noon Jan. 28, Teplitz Memorial Courtroom, Barco Law Building, Pitt Center for International Legal Education, 412-648-7023.

“Immigration Integration and Anti-discrimination Policy in Europe,” Terri Givens, associate professor in government department, University of Texas at Austin, noon Jan. 28, 4217 Posvar Hall, Pitt European Union Center of Excellence, European Studies Center, kal70@pitt.edu.

“Picturing the Healing Arts: Illustrating a Medieval Book of Remedies,” Jean Givens, art history professor,
University of Connecticut, 4:30 p.m. Jan. 28, 202 Frick Fine Arts, Pitt Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program, European Union Center of Excellence, www.pitt.edu/~medren/events.html.

“African Musical Practices: Journeying From the Traditional to the Global,” E. Kwadwo O. Beeko, professor, Pitt Department of Music, 5 p.m. Jan. 28, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt African Studies Program, 412-624-8143.

“Method and Science in the Essais,” Mariafranca Spallanzani, visiting fellow from the University of Bologna,
12:05 p.m. Jan. 29, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Lunchtime Talk Series, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, 412-624-1052, pittcntr@pitt.edu.

“Beyond Nation? A Thrice-told Tale From Bulgaria’s Post-socialist Soundstage,” Donna Buchanan, professor, Department of Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 3 p.m. Jan. 29, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt Department of Music, Center for Russian and East European Studies, European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence, www.ucis.pitt.edu.


“Immigration Options After Your Postdoctoral Training,” workshop for postdoctoral students, 3 p.m. Jan. 27, S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Postdoctoral Professionalism Series, Pitt Office of Academic Career Development, 412-648-8486, chf33@pitt.edu.


Rent, musical theater, Jan. 28- Feb. 7, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Downtown, Pittsburgh Musical Theater, 412-539-0999, www.pittsburghmusicals.com.

The Rape of Lucretia, by Benjamin Britten, opera performance, Jan. 30 and Feb. 2, 5, 7, CAPA Theater, 111 Ninth St., Downtown, Pittsburgh Opera, 412-281-0912, www.pittsburghopera.org.

Room Service, theatrical performance, through Jan. 31, Pittsburgh Playhouse, 222 Craft Ave., Oakland, Point Park University, 412-621-4445, www.pittsburghplayhouse.com.

Raisin, musical based on Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, through Feb. 6, Pitt’s Kuntu Repertory Theater, Seventh-floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall, 412-624-7298, www.kuntu.org.

The Clockmaker, theatrical performance, through Feb. 14, City Theatre, 1300 Bingham St., South Side, 412-431-2489, www.citytheatrecompany.org.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, theatrical performance, through Feb. 21, O’Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Public Theater, 412-316-1600, www.ppt.org.

Pitt PhD Dissertation Defenses

Nicole Hill, School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Psychology, “The Role of Spatial Consistency in Dual-task Detection: Implications for Automatic and Controlled Search,” 4:30 p.m. Jan. 26, Second-floor auditorium, Learning Research and Development Center.