University of Pittsburgh
September 15, 1998



The following events at the University of Pittsburgh are open to the public and cover the time period, September 19 - October 2.


9/20 University Organist Robert Sutherland Lord opens his annual recital series which celebrates the 60th anniversary of the dedication of Heinz Chapel. The program will include works by Jean Langlais, J. S. Bach, Charles Tournemire, and others. Heinz Memorial Chapel, 3 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 624-4125.

9/20 The Pittsburgh Compline Choir continues its Compline Choir Series with Joyce Moon Strobel, organ and Lianne Sheplar, flute. The ecumenical worship services will continue every Sunday evening through December 13. Heinz Memorial Chapel, 8:30 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 682-6886.

9/22 Pitt's Department of Music's new music series, Music on the Edge, presents an unusual concert by Micro-Ritmia Duet. The duet features duo pianists performing music using their own musical technique, micro-ritmia. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium,

8 p.m. Tickets are $8 general, $5 for students/senior citizens (Pitt students free). For more information, call 624-4125.

10/2 Pitt's Department of Music presents Folk Song Themes in Music for Voice and Piano, sponsored by A Bridge Across. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 8 p.m. $5 general,

$3 students/senior citizens (Pitt students free). For more information, call 624-4125.


9/16 - 12/11Pitt's University Art Gallery presents Creating a Sense of Place: Devotion Builds a Campus. The four exhibits presented are: Honoring Cultural Traditions: The 60th Anniversary of the Nationality Rooms; Heinz Memorial Chapel: Celebrating 60 Years of Light; In the Public Eye, A Century of Art and Architecture on Pitt's Campus; and Over Time: The Art of Jane Haskell. The curators for the exhibits are the students from the 1998 Museum Studies Seminar at Pitt. Frick Fine Arts, University Art Gallery, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday. The Gallery is closed during school breaks. Free admission. For more information, call 648-2400.


9/26 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies and the Latin American Cultural Union present the 19th Annual Latin American/Caribbean Festival. Dance to Latin American music and sample the cuisine of the region. William Pitt Union,

noon - 10:30 p.m. $2 general admission for adults, all children and students free. For more information, call 648-7397.

9/28 The University of Pittsburgh's Book Center presents book-signing by Nicholas Flokos, author of "Nike." The Book Center, 4000 Fifth Avenue, noon. For more information, call 648-1464.

10/1 - 10/3 The University of Pittsburgh's William Pitt Union, formerly the Schenley Hotel, celebrates its 100th anniversary with several days of festivities. Activities include carriage rides, high tea, and a barbershop quartet. William Pitt Union, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call Christine Chergi at 648-7810.


9/21 The University of Pittsburgh's "Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series" presents its opening guest, author Gay Talese. The Writers Series joins the Three Rivers Lecture Series and the International Poetry Forum as one of the three major reading series in the city. 120 David Lawrence Hall, Forbes Avenue, Oakland, 8:15 p.m. Free admission. For more information,

call 624-6506.