University of Pittsburgh
April 8, 2015

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, April 12-25

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Katie Fike

412-624-4147

VIDEOCONFERENCE
Before There Was Ebola: European Responses to Diseases in Africa - Past and Present, historians, political scientists, and public health experts will take questions and interact with audiences at Pitt and at remote sites in the United States and Europe, noon-1:30 p.m. April 14, 4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Conversations On Europe, African Studies Program, European Union Center of Excellence, and European Studies Center, contact adelnore@pitt.edu to participate

WORKSHOPS
Day of Diversity, day of discussing diversity in research with faculty and scientists from Pitt’s community, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 14, Martin Room, 4127 Sennott Square, Pitt Department of Psychology Diversity Committee, contact alt63@pitt.edu with questions

CONCERTS
Carpathian Music Ensemble Spring Concert, the ensemble will perform gypsy, klezmer, Armenian, Moldavian, Ukranian, and Macedonian music, 7 p.m. April 12, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, http://music.pitt.edu/

University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the orchestra will play Bach's Third Brandenburg Concerto, Rachmaninov's Second Symphony, and new works or arrangements by six undergraduates, 8 p.m. April 15, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, http://music.pitt.edu/

Pitt Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert, the concert will feature master drummer Carl Allen and Pittsburgh's own jazz master Dwayne Dolphin, 8 p.m. April 16, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, http://music.pitt.edu/

Women’s Choral Ensemble Spring Concert, the ensemble will present a variety of musical genres from chant to contemporary, including a new song by Pittsburgh-area composer Jonny Priano, 7:30 p.m. April 17, First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, 159 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland, Pitt Department of Music, http://music.pitt.edu/

African Music and Dance Ensemble Spring Concert, the ensemble will present both traditional and popular music of Africa, 8 p.m. April 17, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, http://music.pitt.edu/

Heinz Chapel Choir Spring Concert: Departures, the choir will explore the theme of "Departures" through music selections that deal directly with physical and emotional leave-taking and repertoire that departs from our typical expectations, drawing from the Southern Harmony, ekphrastic, and oral traditions, 3 p.m. April 19, Cathedral of Learning Commons Room, Pitt Department of Music, http://music.pitt.edu/

THEATRE
Curse of the Starving Class, four members of the dysfunctional Tate clan desperately try to hold onto their failing farm on the shores of California, 2 p.m. April 12, Henry Heymann Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial, University of Pittsburgh Stages, www.play.pitt.edu

EXHIBITIONS
Studio Arts Student Exhibition, an exhibition of selected works representing exceptional efforts of graduating majors and other students in Studio Arts courses, through April 25, University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, Pitt Department of Studio Arts, www.studioarts.pitt.edu

Get to The Point! an exhibition of early drawings, paintings, postcards, engravings, maps, and photographs from the University of Pittsburgh Library System Archives Service Center that document the history of the Point and Point State Park, through April 25, ground floor of Hillman Library, http://digital.library.pitt.edu/pittsburgh/exhibits/thepoint/

LECTURES
“Corals as Climate Communicators,” Kim Cobb, associate professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, 4 p.m. April 16, Charity Randall Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial, Climate Change Series, University Honors College, www.honorscollege.pitt.edu/kim-cobb

“Gay Steelworkers: Expanding how we imagine queer folks, and how working-class queers expand queer possibility,” Anne Balay, Pitt visiting scholar, 4-5:15 p.m. April 16, 324 Cathedral of Learning, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program, www.gsws.pitt.edu

Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers' Series: Peter Hessler, Pitt’s 2014-15 William Block Senior Writer, 8:30 p.m. April 16, Pitt Public Health Auditorium, 130 De Soto St., Asian Studies Center, www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc