Happenings /January 29—February 5, 2007

Issue Date: 
January 29, 2007

January 29

Lecture, “Are Women Oppressed?” Ashley Tauchert, head of Exeter University’s Department of English and editor of Critical Quarterly, 4 p.m., 501 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt’s Department of English, Cultural Studies Program, and Women Studies Program, 412-624-6506.

Art Workshop, “Printmaking and Etching Techniques,” 6:30 p.m., Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Fifth and Shady avenues, Point Breeze, 412-361-0873, www.pittsburgharts.org.

Lecture, “India in Many Dimensions: Past and Present,” Susmita and Kunal Ghosh, 7 p.m., Monroeville Public Library, 4000 Gateway Campus Blvd., Monroeville, 412-372-0500, www.monroevillelibrary.org.

Health and Nutrition Seminar, 7 p.m., Shaler North Hills Library, 1822 Mount Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, 412-279-2777, www.einetwork.net/ein/shaler.

Musical Performance, Artemis Quartet, 8 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society, 412-624-4129, christopher@pittsburghchambermusic.org.

Theatrical Performance,
Sarafina! by Mbongeni Ngema, directed by Olusegun Ojewuyi, 8 p.m., continues through Feb. 10, Alumni Hall’s 7th-Floor Auditorium, Pitt’s Kuntu Repertory Theatre, 412-624-7298, www.kuntu.org.

Photography Exhibition, Multiple Entry Visa: To Vietnam and Back, through Feb. 10, Silver Eye Center for Photography, 1015 E. Carson St., South Side, 412-431-1810, www.silvereye.org.

Art Exhibitions, Rembrandt’s Great Subjects: Prints From the Collection, through Feb. 11; Forum 58: Jonathan Borofsky, through Feb. 18; Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.cmoa.org.

Photography Exhibition,
“If My Eyes Speak: Photographs by Adam Nadel,” through Feb. 23, American Jewish Museum, 5738 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill, Jewish Community Center, 412-521-8011, www.jcc.pgh.org/museum.asp.

Poster Exhibition, “Advertising a Dream: Movie Posters From Post-War Korea,” through March 1, foyer of Pitt’s Hillman Library; Pitt’s Asian Studies Center, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, and East Asian Library; 412-648-7370, turker@pitt.edu.

Art Exhibition, “Revolution, Ritual, and Remembrance: The Art of Haiti,” opening reception 4 p.m., exhibition continues through March 17, Pitt Frick Fine Arts Building’s University Art Gallery, 412-648-2423, jpiller@pitt.edu.

Photography Exhibition,
“Deadly Machine: Creating the Master Race,” through March 18, Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, 412-237-8300, www.warhol.org.

January 30

Art Workshops, calligraphy, 10 a.m.; wheelthrowing, 6:30 p.m.; Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Fifth and Shady avenues, Point Breeze, 412-361-0873, www.pittsburgharts.org.

Lecture, “Explanation and Causation: The Metaphysical Arguments,” Johannes Persson, visiting fellow in Pitt’s Center for Philosophy of Science, 12:05 p.m., 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science’s Lunchtime Talk Series, 412-624-1052, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.

Film Screenings, “W.C. Fields: Six Short Films,” 12:15 p.m., Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh—Downtown Branch, 612 Smithfield St., downtown, 412-281-5945, www.carnegielibrary.org.

Lecture, “The Sensitivity Limits of Nanowire Biosensors,” Xuan Gao, postdoctoral associate professor, Harvard University’s Lieber Research Group, 3 p.m., 106 Allen Hall, Pitt-Carnegie Mellon University Physics Colloquium Series, www.phyast.pitt.edu/Events.

Lecture, “New and Compact QCD Amplitudes From Spinors and Complex Analysis,” Ruth Britto, researcher, University of Amsterdam’s String Theory Group, 4:30 p.m.,106 Allen Hall, Pitt-Carnegie Mellon University Physics Colloquium Series, www.phyast.pitt.edu/Events.

Musical Performance, “Jazz Live Cabaret,” Jevon Rushton Group, 5 p.m., Cabaret at Theater Square, Seventh Street and Penn Avenue, downtown, 412-456-6666, www.clocabaret.com.

Craft Night, 7 p.m., Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2705 E. Carson St., South Side, 412-381-3600, www.josephbeth.com.

Theatrical Performance, Muckle Man, 7 p.m., continues through Feb. 18, City Theatre Company, 1300 Bingham St., South Side, 412-431-2489, www.citytheatrecompany.org.

Theatrical Performance,
Cabaret, 8 p.m., continues through Feb. 25, O’Reilly Theatre, 621 Penn Ave., downtown, Pittsburgh Public Theater, 412-316-1600, www.ppt.org.

January 31

Internship Fair, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., William Pitt Union’s main floor, Pitt Office of Career Services, www.careers.pitt.edu.

Workshop, “‘No Child Left Behind’ vs. Arts Education—The Impact on Workforce Development,” Phyllis G. Hartman, principal, PGHR Consulting; Sarah Tambucci, executive director, Arts Education Collaborative; Vanessa Lund, project director, Pitt Institute of Politics’ Human Capital Policy Initiative, 4:30 p.m., Benedum Center’s 4th-Floor Studio B, 719 Liberty Ave., downtown, Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council; registration required: 412-394-3353, www.pittsburgharts.pmailus.com.

Jazz Workshop, “Family Night,” featuring The Roger Barbour Quartet, 5:30 p.m., Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh—Homewood Branch, 7101 Hamilton Ave., 412-731-3080, www.carnegielibrary.org.

Film Screenings, Machorka Muff (1963) and Die Chronik der Anna Magdalena Bach (1967), directed by Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, 7:30 p.m., 205 David Lawrence Hall; Pitt Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures series, Experimental, Underground, Revolutionary: Avant-garde Films From Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, 412-648-2614 or rhalle@pitt.edu.

Theatrical Performance, The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder, 8 p.m., continues through Feb. 18, Pittsburgh Playhouse 222 Craft Ave., Oakland, Point Park University, 412-621-4445, www.pointpark.edu.

Musical Performance,
Galactic, 8 p.m., Mister Small’s Fun House and Theater, 400 Lincoln Ave., East Liberty, 412-821-4447, www.mrsmalls.com.

Theatrical Performance,
Vinegar Tom by Caryl Churchill, 8 p.m., continues through Feb. 11, Stephen Foster Memorial’s Henry Heymann Theatre, Pitt Repertory Theatre, 412-624-7529, www.play.pitt.edu.

February 1

Internship Fair, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., William Pitt Union’s main floor, Pitt Office of Career Services, www.careers.pitt.edu.

Lecture, “Can a Public Servant Have a Private Life? Teachers in Nagasaki’s Outer Islands,” Blaine Connor, Ph.D. candidate, Pitt’s Department of Anthropology, noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt Asian Studies Center’s Asia Over Lunch lecture series, 412-648-7370, www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc.

Lecture, “Human Security and Aid Policies: European and North American Perspectives,” Eric Remacle, Visiting Distinguished Professor, Pitt’s European Union Center for Excellence, noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, mdeal@ucis.pitt.edu.

Musical Performance, “Nordic Nights,” 1:30 p.m., continues through Feb. 3, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., downtown, Pittsburgh Symphony, 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

February 2

Lecture, “Continuity and Change of the Peach Boy, Momotaro: Historical and Cultural Analysis From Prehistory to 1945,” J. Scott Polen, M.A. candidate, Pitt’s East Asian Studies Program, 2 p.m., 4130 Posvar Hall, 412-624-5568, plocante@pitt.edu.

Musical Performance, organists Carlo Curley and Christopher Pardini, 7:30 p.m., Shadyside Presbyterian Church, 5121 Westminster Place, Shadyside, 412-731-0266, www.pitago.org.

Musical Performance, “The International Guitar Night,” 8 p.m., Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 1815 Metropolitan St., North Side, Guitar Society of Fine Art, 412-394-3353, gsfapittsburgh.org.

Musical Performance, Beatles concert recreation, 1964…The Tribute, 8 p.m., Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., downtown, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

February 3

Seminar, “Job Searching for Chemical Professionals,” 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Chevron Science Center’s Ashe Auditorium; Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, The Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh sections of The American Institute of Chemical Engineers and American Chemical Society; registration required, 412-823-3077, theys@pittcon.org.

Workshop, “Breakfast With the Birds,” 8:30 a.m., National Aviary, 700 Arch St., North Side, 412-323-7235, www.aviary.org.

Musical Performance,
organist Jelani Eddington, 7:30 p.m., Keystone Oaks High School, 1000 Kelton Ave., Dormont, Pittsburgh Area Theatre Organ Society, 412-653-5060, users.aol.com/wurli2.

Ballet Performance, Bodiography Innovation 2007, 8 p.m., Byham Theatre, 101 Sixth St., downtown, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.

Art Exhibition, Japanese woodblock prints, The Prints of Tsukioka Kôgyo, continues through April 7, Frick Art and Historical Center, 7227 Reynolds St., Point Breeze, 412-371-0600, www.frickart.org.

February 4

Readings, 18th Annual African American Read-In-Chain, 2:30 p.m.

February 5

Lecture, “PASSPORT to Career Searches for F-1 Visa Holders,” noon, William Pitt Union’s Dining Room A, Pitt Office of International Services, 412-624-7120, www.ois.pitt.edu.

Lecture, “The Politics of Black-Jewish Relations and Why It Matters,” Cheryl L. Greenberg, Raether Distinguished Professor, Trinity College’s Department of History, noon, 5130 Posvar Hall, Pitt Jewish Studies Program, 412-624-2279, www.pitt.edu/~jsp.

Lecture, “Suspended Carbon Nanotube-Based Structure: A Study of Electronic and Mechanical Behaviors,” Haibing Peng, visiting lecturer, University of California at Berkeley’s physics department, 3 p.m., 106 Allen Hall, Pitt-Carnegie Mellon University Physics Colloquium Series, www.phyast.pitt.edu/Events.

Lecture, “Role of Modern Charitable Health Care Provider,” Thomas K. Hyatt, principal, Ober/Kaler law firm, Washington, D.C., 4 p.m., Teplitz Memorial Courtroom, Pitt School of Law.