University of Pittsburgh
March 26, 2015

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, April 5-11

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Katie Fike

412-624-1085

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, through April 12, Henry Heymann Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial, University of Pittsburgh Stages, www.play.pitt.edu

CONCERTS
Music and Dance of Indonesia, the University of Pittsburgh Gamelan Ensemble plays the gamelan music of the Sundanese people, 8 p.m. April 11, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, http://music.pitt.edu/

PANEL DISCUSSION
“The Business of River Conservation: Finding the Middle Ground for Commerce, Environment and Human Welfare,” moderated by Brett Crawford, clinical assistant professor, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, affiliate faculty, Pitt Department of Sociology, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 7, University Club Ballroom A, 123 University Pl., David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership and Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation, www.business.pitt.edu/katz/berg/water_conference_2015.php

LITERARY READING
“Daniel Jones: A Celebration of Modern Love,” Daniel Jones, editor of "Modern Love" in The New York Times, reads from the new paperback version of Love Illuminated: Exploring Life’s Most Mystifying Subject (with the Help of 50,000 Strangers) and is joined by local Modern Love writers Lori Jakiela and Aubrey Hirsch, 7 p.m. April 7, 232 Cathedral of Learning, www.facebook.com/events/429809733861223

EXHIBITION
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/

WRITING WORKSHOP
“Revision Workshop: Bring in Your Drafts,” Ronna Edelstein (nonfiction) and Cameron Barnett (poetry), 3 p.m. April 10, Writers’ Café, Pitt Writing Center, 317B O’Hara Student Center, 4024 O’Hara St., www.writingcenter.pitt.edu

LECTURE
“Fracking Is a Feminist Issue: Women Confronting Fossil Fuels and Petrochemicals in an Age of Climate Emergency,” Sandra Steingraber, ecologist and author, 7-8:30 p.m. April 6, William Pitt Union Assembly Room, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program, www.sustainable.pitt.edu