Issue Date: 
March 1, 2010


Artemis Quartet, performing works by Beethoven, 7:30 p.m. March 1, Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society, 412-624-4129, www.pittsburghchambermusic.org.

Joshua Bell, violinist, and Jeremy Denk, pianist, 7:30 p.m. March 2, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Tour de Force, Gianandrea Noseda, conductor, Jonathan Biss, pianist, 8 p.m. March 5 and 7, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Cherish the Ladies, Irish musical performance, 8 p.m. March 5, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Downtown, Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents Series, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

King David, by Arthur Honegger, musical performance, 8 p.m. March 6, Ingomar United Methodist Church, 1501 W. Ingomar Rd., Franklin Park; 4 p.m. March 7, Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church, 384 Fox Chapel Rd., Fox Chapel, Pittsburgh Concert Chorale, 412-635-7654, www.pghconcertchorale.org.

Appalachian Spring, musical performance by the River City Brass Band, 8 p.m. March 11, Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-322-7222, www.rcbb.com.

Classic Tales, Gianandrea Noseda, conductor, Benjamin Hochman, pianist, 8 p.m., March 11-13, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Portrait of an Artist, musical performance by the Pittsburgh Camerata, 3 p.m. March 14, Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Pittsburgh Camerata, Carnegie Museum of Art, 412-421-5884, www.pittsburghcamerata.org.


Pittsburgh Filmmakers Gallery, My Deviant Muse: Photographic Imagery in Glass, March 12 through April 18, 477 Melwood Ave., Oakland, 412-682-4111, www.pghfilmmakers.org.

Pittsburgh Glass Center, From the Earth to the Fire and Back, March 13 through June 13, Pittsburgh Glass Center, 5472 Penn Ave., Garfield, 412-365-2145, www.pittsburghglasscenter.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 Works Progress Administration’s 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, through May 2, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.carnegiemnh.org.

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Concerning the 1930s in Art: Paintings from the Schoen Collection, through May 16, 221 North Main St., Greensburg, PA, 724-837-1500, www.wmuseumaa.org.

Carnegie Museum of Art, Forum 64: Cecil Balmond, through May 30; Gods, Love, and War: Tapestries at Carnegie Museum of Art, through June 13; Caricature, Satire, and Comedy of Manners: Works on Paper From the 18th Through 20th Centuries, ongoing; Imagining Home: Selections From the Heinz Architectural Center, ongoing; Past Meets Present: Decorative Arts and Design, ongoing, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.cmoa.org.

Senator John Heinz History Center, Discover the Real George Washington: New Views From Mount Vernon, through July 18, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District, 412-454-6000, www.heinzhistorycenter.org.


La Pasion Segun Berenice
(Jaime Humberto Hermosillo, 1976), Spanish film screening, 6:30 p.m. March 5, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Amigos del Cine Latinoamericano Film Series: From Genre to Gender, Pitt Center for Latin American Studies, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, www.amigosdelcinelatinoamericano.blogspot.com.

That’s Why I’m Working (Maarten Schmidt, Thomas Doebele, 1999), 2 p.m. March 7, Winchester Thurston School, 555 Morewood Ave., Shadyside, Asia Unreeled Documentary Film Series, Pitt Asian Studies Center, Confucius Institute, 412-578-7523, www.winchesterthurston.org.


“A Critical Re-examination of the Electrostatic Aharonov-Bohn Effect,”
Allan Walstad, professor of physics, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, 12:05 p.m. March 2, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Lunchtime Talk Series, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, 412-624-1052, pittcntr@pitt.edu.

Daniel Bozhkov, artist-in-residence, Queens Museum of Art, New York, and lecturer, Columbia University and Yale University, 2 p.m. March 2, McConomy Auditorium, University Center, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill, Carnegie Mellon School of Art Lecture Series, 412-268-2409, artscool@andrew.cmu.edu.

“Medieval Hebrew-French Wedding Songs: Expressions of Identity,”
Kirsten Fudeman, professor, Pitt Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, noon March 3, 2628 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Department of Religious Studies, www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu.

“Talking With Fidel: The Secret History of U.S.-Cuba Relations,” Peter Kornbluh, senior analyst, National Security Archive, noon March 3, 3703 Posvar Hall, Pitt Department of History, sjh3@pitt.edu.

“South Koreans in the Debt Crisis: The Creation of a Neoliberal Welfare Society,” Jesook Song, professor, University of Toronto’s Department of East Asian Studies, noon March 4, 4130 Posvar Hall, Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series, Pitt Asian Studies Center, jennm@pitt.edu.

“Visual Democracy,” Linda Gordon, professor, New York University’s Department of History, 3 p.m. March 4, The Twentieth Century Club, Iris Marion Young Award Lecture, Pitt Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Women’s Studies Program, www.wstudies.pitt.edu.

“Layers of Healing, Layers of Hope,” Alysa Stanton, United States’ first female African American rabbi, 7:30 p.m. March 3, William Pitt Union Ballroom, Pitt’s Office of Cross Cultural and Leadership Development, Departments of Cultural Studies, History, and Religious Studies, 412-621-8875, carlya@hilleljuc.org.

“In the World of the Egg: Gilles Deleuze & The Logic of The Sensible,” Marcia Landy, professor, Pitt Department of English, 4:30 p.m. March 4, 501 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Department of English, www.english.pitt.edu.

“Tuskegee Airmen: A Model for Excellence,” Roscoe C. Brown, captain and pilot in U.S. Army Air Forces’ Tuskegee Airmen fighter group during World War II, noon to 1:30 p.m. March 4, William Pitt Union’s Kurtzman Room, Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering, School of Education, Office of Public Affairs, 412-624-9842 or eodadmin@pitt.edu.

“Connecting Source to Sink: Dynamics and Deposits of Plunging River Plumes,” Michael Lamb, professor, California Institute of Technology’s Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, 4 p.m. March 5, Room11 Thaw Hall, Pitt Department of Geology and Planetary Science, www.geology.pitt.edu.


Preparing a Successful NRSA Application, workshop for postdoctoral professionals, 3 p.m. March 2, S120 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Postdoctural Professionalism Series, Pitt Office of Academic Career Development, www.oacd.health.pitt.edu.


Once on This Island, by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, musical theater, March 4-7, New Hazlett Theatre, 6 Allegheny Square East, North Side, Pittsburgh Musical Theater, 412-539-0999, www.pittsburghmusicals.com.

The Price, by Arthur Miller, theatrical performance, March 4 through April 4, O’Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Public Theater, 412-316-1600, www.ppt.org.

Grease, musical theater, 7:30 p.m. March 9-14, Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Downtown, PNC Broadway Across America: Pittsburgh, 412-456-2697, www.broadwayacrossamerica.com.

Time After Time, musical theater, March 11-14, Pittsburgh Playhouse, 222 Craft Ave., Oakland, Pittsburgh Playhouse, Point Park University, 412-621-4445, www.pittsburghplayhouse.com.

Golden Dragon Acrobats,
2 and 8 p.m. March 13, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Downtown, Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents Series, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Pitt/PhD Dissertation Defenses

Nicole R. Fowler, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, 10 a.m. March 2, “Treatment Decision for People With Life-limiting Illnesses: An Analysis of Treatment Variation in Secondary Preventive Care for Cardiovascular Disease Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Dementia,” 3200 Posvar Hall.

Gerald J. Nora, School of Medicine’s Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology Graduate Program, 10 a.m. March 4, “Processing of Alternative DNA Structures in the Human Telomere,” 1018 Biomedical Science Tower 3.

Scott M. Langevin, Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, 2:30 p.m. March 5, “MicroRNA-137 Promoter Methylation as a Biomarker for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck,” A622 Graduate School of Public Health.