University of Pittsburgh
March 15, 2012

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, March 28-April 4

The following events are open to the public.
Contact:  412-624-4147

 

EXHIBITIONS

Through 5/1 The University Library System presents an exhibition of first editions and significant works of famed novelist Charles Dickens, Room 363, Hillman Library, 3960 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The rare books are holdings of Pitt’s Darlington Collection. For more information, call Jeanann Haas at 412-648-8199 or jeanann@pitt.edu.

3/28 From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., an Open House will take place in Room 363, Hillman Library, 3960 Forbes Ave., Oakland, showcasing first editions and significant works of famed novelist Charles Dickens as well those of other important authors considered contemporaries of Dickens. March 28 marks the 170th anniversary of Dickens’ visit to Pittsburgh. For more information, call Jeanann Haas at 412-648-8199 or jeanann@pitt.edu.

4/4 through 4/21 The Department of Studio Arts presents the Student Studio Arts Exhibition at the University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. A free opening reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. April 4. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28. For more information, call 412-648-2430 or visit www.studioarts.pitt.edu.

LECTURE

3/28 The University of Pittsburgh Law Review will present a seminar titled “The Steel Bar: Pittsburgh Lawyers Forging America From the Frontier to the Future,” from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., University Club, 123 University Place, Oakland. The seminar has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for five hours of continuing legal education (CLE) credit. CLE credit is $25 for the morning session and $25 for the afternoon session. There is a $10 fee for lunch. For more information about speakers and topics, visit www.law.pitt.edu/events.

MUSIC

3/30 The Emerging Legend Series presents a free performance by folksingers Phil Smith and Steve Weber from noon to 1 p.m., Cup & Chaucer Café, ground floor, Hillman Library, 3960 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The free series is presented by the University of Pittsburgh Library System and Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society. For more information, visit www.calliopehouse.org/legends.htm. 

4/2 Pitt’s Music on the Edge program presents the Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo in a concert tribute to the music of Hungarian composer György Kurtág, 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. Tickets through ProArtsTickets are $15 general admission and $10 for students and senior citizens and are available at www.proartstickets.org or at 412-394-3353. Tickets at the door are $20 general admission and $15 for students and senior citizens. The event is free for Pitt students with a valid ID. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

DANCE

3/30-31 Pitt’s Dance Ensemble will present its fall dance concert “Chromatic,” featuring jazz, hip-hop, and modern styles of dance at 8 p.m. in Pitt’s Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Tickets are $5 for students and $10, general admission. For more information, contact Susan Gillis-Kruman at 412-648-8262 or gillis@pitt.edu.

THEATER

3/29-4/7 Pitt Repertory Theatre presents Harvest, a dark satire set in near-future Mumbai, India, Henry Heymann Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial, Forbes Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard, Oakland. Performances are at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. For tickets or for more information, call 412-624-7529 or visit www.play.pitt.edu.

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