University of Pittsburgh
February 18, 1998

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Contact: 

Sharon Blake

412-624-4364

Cell: 412-277-6926

The following events at the University of Pittsburgh are open to the public and cover the time period, March 9 - March 15.

LECTURES

3/9 Pitt's Department of the History of Art and Architecture will sponsor a lecture by Elizabeth Roark, assistant professor of art, Chatham College, titled "Terrible Like Agamemnon's Son": Schiller's Aesthetics in John Frankenstein's Portrait of Godfrey Frankenstein and American Art: Its Awful Altitude. Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 203, noon. Free admission. For more information, call 648-2400.

3/10 Pitt's Women's Studies program presents a lecture in celebration of Women's History Month, titled "The Gendering of Honey Bees from Hesiod to Plath," by Yvonne Noble, research associate at the Women's Studies Program. Cathedral of Learning, Room 2629, noon. Free admission. For more information, call 624-6485.

3/12 Pitt's Department of the History of Art and Architecture will sponsor a lecture titled "The Heavens and the Earth: The Symbolic Language of Michelangelo's Medici Chapel," by Edith Balas, Professor of Art History, Carnegie Mellon University. Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 202, 4 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 648-2400.

MUSIC

3/9 Pitt's Department of Music presents "Music on the Edge" featuring Cellist Ted Mook and Friends. The performance includes works by Ezra Sims, Harry Partch, Bernd Zimmerman, and John Zorn. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 8 p.m. $8 general admission; $5 students and seniors (Pitt students free). For more information, call 624-4125.

3/10 Pitt's Department of Music presents a concert of guitar music, performed by John Maione. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 624-4125.

3/12 Pitt's Department of Music presents a concert of Indian classical music, featuring Rajan Misra and Sajan Misra (vocal) with Sohanial Mishra (tabla) and Kanta Prasad Mishra (harmonium). Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. $12 general admission; $5 students. For more information, call 624-4125, 963-8023, or 648-7370.

THEATRE

3/14 Pitt's Department of Theatre Arts presents "Shakespeare for Children: A Midsummer Night's Dream." This is a children's adaptation of the Shakespearean classic for ages 6 to 12, performed by actors from Pitt's Theatre Arts Department. The Carnegie Museum, Lecture Hall, 11 a.m. Admission is $5 - $6 (includes free admission to the museums, group discounts available). For more information and for tickets, call 622-3183.

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