Issue Date: 
April 12, 2010


Alex Klein, Richard Young, and Ricardo Castro, oboe, viola, and piano, 7:30 p.m. April 12, Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society, 412-624-4129, www.pittsburghchambermusic.org.

The Wreckids, acoustic folk duo, 6 p.m. April 14, The Cup & Chaucer café, ground floor, Hillman Library, The Emerging Legends Series, University Library System and Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society, www.calliopehouse.org.

Pitt Jazz Ensemble, musical performance featuring Brazilian trumpeter Claudio Roditi, 8 p.m. April 15, Assembly Room, William Pitt Union, Pitt Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu.

Close Enough for Jazz, musical performance by River City Brass Band, 8 p.m. April 15, Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-322-7222, www.rcbb.com.

Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble, musical performance accompanied by dance, 8 p.m. April 16, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu.

Bronfman Plays Beethoven, Juraj Valčuha, conductor, Yefim Bronfman, piano, 8 p.m. April 16-17, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

Roland Dyens, musical performance, 8 p.m. April 17, PNC Recital Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown, Guitar Society of Fine Art, 412-396-5486, www.gsfapittsburgh.org.

A Musical Fencing School, musical performance by Ensemble Masques, 8 p.m. April 17, Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig St., Oakland, Renaissance and Baroque Society of Pittsburgh, 412-361-2048, www.rbsp.org, Pitt Arts Cheap Seats program, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Beijing Guitar Duo, Meng Su and Yameng Wang, 8 p.m. April 17, PNC Recital Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown, Guitar Society of Fine Art, 412-396-5486, www.gsfapittsburgh.org, Pitt Arts Cheap Seats program, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Pitt Women’s Choral Ensemble, musical performance, 3 p.m. April 18, Heinz Memorial Chapel, Pitt Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu.

J.S. Bach’s Mass in b minor, Betsy Burleigh, conductor, 3 p.m. April 18, East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 South Highland Ave., East Liberty, Pittsburgh Mendelssohn Choir, 412-926-2488, www.themendelssohn.org.

Jars of Clay, musical performance, 7:45 p.m. April 18, Grove City College’s Physical Learning Center, 100 Campus Dr., Grove City, Stonebridge Concerts, www.itickets.com.

The Temptations and The Four Tops, legendary bands, 7:30 p.m. April 18, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.


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

University Art Gallery, Studio Arts Student Exhibition, through May 1, Frick Fine Arts Building, Pitt’s Department of Studio Arts, 412-648-2430, www.studioarts.pitt.edu.

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 N. Main St., Greensburg, 724-837-1500, www.wmuseumaa.org.

SPACE, Artist Image Resource, and Fe Arts Gallery, Rock, Paper, Scissors, through May 23, one exhibition at three locations, comprising work ranging from video to installation art; featuring pieces by three Pitt Studio Arts faculty members, SPACE, 812 Liberty Ave., Downtown; Artists Image Resource, 518 Foreland St., North Side; Fe Arts Gallery, 4102 Butler St., Lawrenceville, 412-624-4364.

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

Pittsburgh Glass Center, From the Earth to the Fire and Back, through June 13, Pittsburgh Glass Center, 5472 Penn Ave., Garfield, 412-365-2145, www.pittsburghglasscenter.org.

Senator John Heinz History Center, Discover the Real George Washington: New Views From Mount Vernon, through July 18; Ben Franklin: In Search of a Better World, ongoing; America’s Best Weekly: 100 Years of the Pittsburgh Courier, ongoing; 1212 Smallman St., Strip District, 412-454-6000, www.heinzhistorycenter.org.


“Money Well Spent: A Strategic Plan for Smart Philanthropy,” Paul Brest, author and president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, 3:30 p.m., April 13, William Pitt Union Ballroom, Philanthropy Forum, RSVP requested, 412-648-1336, gspiapf@pitt.edu.

International Higher Education Partnerships for Place-Based Community Development: Lessons From a Social Work Education Partnership in Ethiopia,” Alice K. Butterfield, professor, University of Illinois at Chicago’s Jane Addams College of Social Work, noon April 14, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, Raymond R. Webb Jr. Lecture, Pitt School of Social Work, 412-624-6304.

“The Emerging Model of Scientific Publications in Latin America,” Jorge Delgrado, graduate student, Pitt School of Education, noon April 14, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt’s Department of Administration and Policy, Global Studies Program, Institute for International Studies in Education, 412-624-2918, www.ucis.pitt.edu.

“New Courts for New Democracies: Judicial Changes in Latin America From 1975 to 2009,” Daniel Brinks, professor, University of Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies, 1:30 p.m. April 14, 4500 Posvar Hall, Pitt Department of Political Science, Center for Latin American Studies, ertman@pitt.edu.

“Planetary Science/Isotopes Meteorites,” Meenakshi Wadhwa, director, Arizona State University’s Center for Meteorite Studies, 4 p.m. April 15, Room 11, Thaw Hall, Pitt Department of Geology and Planetary Science, www.geology.pitt.edu.

“An Evening of Poetry,” featuring Lynn Emanuel, author and professor in Pitt’s Department of English, and Bob Hicok, author and professor of English, Virginia Tech University, 7 p.m. April 15, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh Press, www.upress.pitt.edu.

“Narrative, Reflection, and the Fostering of Empathy in Medical Education,” Arno Kumagai, professor of internal medicine and medical education, University of Michigan School of Medicine, noon April 16, Lecture Room 3, 4th floor, Scaife Hall, Office of the Vice Dean of Pitt’s School of Medicine, 412-648-9000, www.megr.pitt.edu.

“Truth, Self-Evidence, and the Colonial Question,” Gonzalo Lamana, professor, Pitt Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, 3 p.m. April 16, 501 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence, www.ucis.pitt.edu.

“Essentialism, Orientalism, and Musical Identity in Goldmark’s Queen of Sheba,” David Brodbeck, Robert and Marjorie Rawlins Chair of Music, University of California at Irvine, 4 p.m. April 16, 132 Music Building, Pitt Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu.


Springboard to Insight and Discovery, 2010 Pitt Undergraduate Research Fair, month-long event on all five Pitt campuses that includes symposia, student poster sessions and presentations, through April 27, full schedule is available at www.pitt.edu/~provost/undergrad_research.html.

How to Teach European Union in 45 Minutes, workshop on teaching structure and function of European Union in one class period, 5 p.m. April 15, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence, European Union Studies Association, Global Studies Program, dan@globalsolutionsspgh.org.

Brazilian Festival, 6-11 p.m. April 16, Benedum Hall Auditorium, Pitt Brazil Nuts Portuguese Club, brazil@pitt.edu.


Dog Sees God, by Bert V. Royal, and Mud, by Maria Irene Fornes, two one-act plays, April 14-18, Studio Theater, Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Repertory Theater, www.play.pitt.edu.

Fame, musical theater, April 15-18, Massey Hall, Robert Morris University, 6001 University Blvd., Moon Township, Pittsburgh Musical Theater, 412-539-0999, www.pittsburghmusicals.com.

Time of My Life, by Alan Ayckbourn, theatrical performance, 8 p.m. April 15-May 16, O’Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Public Theater, 412-316-1600, www.ppt.org.

Swan Lake, music by Tchaikovsky, classical ballet, 8 p.m. April 16-18, Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, 412-281-0360, www.pbt.org, Pitt Arts Cheap Seats program, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

The Electronic Negro, by Edward Bullins, and Sister Son/ji, by Sonia Sanchez, theatrical performances, through April 17, Pitt’s Kuntu Repertory Theatre, 7th-Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall, 412-624-7298, www.kuntu.org.

Jack in a Box, dance performance by BJM Danse (Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal), 8 p.m. April 17, Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Downtown, Pittsburgh Dance Council, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Beautiful Dreamers, music by Stephen Foster, opera performance, 8 p.m. April 17-18, 23, 25, 30, and May 1, Charity Randall Theatre within Stephen Foster Memorial, Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre and Opera Theater of  Pittsburgh, 412-621-1499, www.operatheaterpittsburgh.org.

Shooting Star, theatrical performance, through May 16, City Theatre, 1300 Bingham St., South Side, City Theatre Company, 412-431-2489, www.citytheatrecompany.org.

Nunsense, musical theater, through June 27, CLO Cabaret Theater, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh CLO Cabaret, 412-281-3973, www.pittsburghclo.org.


Heather Leavy Rusiewicz, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, 8:30 a.m. April 12, “The Role of Prosodic Stress and Speech Perturbation on the Temporal Synchronization of Speech and Deictic Gestures,” 6081 Forbes Tower.

Soo Yeon Cheong, Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Biostatistics, 1:30 p.m. April 13, “Statistical Methods for Genotyping Assay Data,” 308 Parran Hall.

Lucia Herrera-Montero, School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, 4 p.m. April 13, “Cuerpos en el limite: nuevos espacios y experiencias de marginalidad en la narrativa latinoamericana actual,” 1528 Cathedral of Learning.

Susan Watters Wesmiller, School of Nursing, 1 p.m. April 14, “The Association of CYP2D6 and OPRM1 Genotypes and Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Orthopedic Trauma Patients,” 446 Victoria Building.

Raquel Alfaro, School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, 10 a.m. April 15, “Borroneando y chachareando: modos siniestros de po-etizar,” 1528 Cathedral of Learning.

Sangeetha V. Iyer, School of Medicine’s Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program, noon April 15, “Role of the a4-containing GABA A Receptors in Anesthetic and Ethanol Antagonist Effects: Insights From a Global Knockout Mouse Model,” 1395 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower.

Germán Negrón Rivera, School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, noon April 16, “What Did They Say in the Hall of the Dead? Language and Identity in the Cerro Maravilla Hearings,” 1528 Cathedral of Learning.

Chia-Ling Kuo, Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Biostatistics, 2 p.m. April 16, “Topics in Statistical Methods for Human Gene Mapping,” 308 Parran Hall.

Donna Almario Doebler, Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, 9 a.m. April 15, “Understanding Racial Disparities in Low Birthweight in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: The Role of Area-Level Socioeconomic Position and Individual-Level Factors,” 109 Parran Hall.