University of Pittsburgh
February 16, 2012

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Feb. 29-March 7

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



2/29 Pitt’s Repertory Theatre, Department of Sociology, and Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences present a free one-night-only performance of Pouring Tea: Black Gay Men of the South Tell Their Tales, featuring performer, scholar, and activist E. Patrick Johnson, the Carlos Montezuma Professor of Performance Studies and African American Studies at Northwestern University, at the Charity Randall Theatre in Pitt’s Stephen Foster Memorial, Forbes Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard, Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-PLAY (7529)  or visit 

3/2-4 Pitt Repertory Theatre, in conjunction with Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company, is presenting the original docudrama The Gammage Project at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Ave., Downtown. Performances are at 8 p.m. March 2 and 3 and 1 p.m. March 4. For tickets or for more information, visit


3/2 The Emerging Legend Series presents a free performance by roots revival singer/songwriter Cathasaigh, 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 


3/1 Cindy Lisica, Pitt adjunct instructor of Japanese art, visual culture, and aesthetics, will deliver a  lecture titled “The Global Impact of Contemporary Art From China and Japan: Ai Weiwei and Takashi Murakami,” at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The lecture is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more information, contact Jennifer Murawski at or visit


3/1 Pitt’s European Union Center of Excellence/European Studies Center and the Russian and East European Studies Center will sponsor “Europe at 8:00,” a series of short European films, at 8 p.m., 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For a listing of films and more information, visit