University of Pittsburgh
November 17, 2010

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Dec. 1-8

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events are open to the public. 

CONCERTS 

12/3             The Emerging Legend Series presents folk music performers Eve Goodman and John Caldwell at noon, 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 www.calliopehouse.org/legends.htm. 

12/3             Pitt’s Department of Music presents the Men’s Glee Club Holiday Concert at 8 p.m., First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, 159 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu/events

12/4             Pitt’s Department of Music presents the free Festival of World Music, 2-6 p.m., Ballroom, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu/events

12/4             Pitt’s Department of Music presents the free Carpathian Ensemble Dance Party at 6 p.m., William Pitt Union Ballroom, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu/events

12/4             Pitt’s Department of Music presents the Heinz Chapel Choir Holiday Concert at 8 p.m., Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu/events

12/5             Pitt’s Department of Music presents the Heinz Chapel Choir Holiday Concert at 3 p.m., Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu/events

12/8             Pitt’s Department of Music will present the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a free concert of Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu/events. 

LECTURES 

12/1             Leslie Crutchfield, author and philanthropist, will deliver a free lecture on philanthropic strategies and discuss her upcoming book, Do More Than Give (Jossey-Bass), 3:30-5:30 p.m., Ballroom B, University Club, 123 University Place, Oakland. This lecture is a part of Pitt Graduate School of Public and International Affairs Philanthropy Forum. For more information or to RSVP, contact the Philanthropy Forum at gspiapf@pitt.edu. 

12/2             Pei Liu, Pitt visiting scholar in economics from Jinan University, China, will deliver a lecture titled “The Sino-American Dispute Over the Renminbi Exchange Rate” at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is part of the Asian Studies Center’s Asia Over Lunch lecture series. For more information, contact Jennifer Murawski at 412-383-3062 or jennm@pitt.edu. 

12/2             Alex Debogorski, author of King of the Road: True Tales From a Legendary Ice Road Trucker, will do a book signing, accompanied by his 93-foot rig, noon-2 p.m., William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call the Pitt Book Center at 412-648-1453. 

12/6             Claudia Goldin, Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University, will deliver a lecture titled “Career and Family Conundrum” at 3:30 p.m., Ballroom B, University Club, 123 University Place, Oakland. This is the 2010 McKay Lecture sponsored by Pitt’s Department of Economics. For more information, call 412-648-7073. 

12/8             Tony Norman, columnist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, will deliver a lecture titled “Columnizing in a Postracial World” at noon, School of Social Work Conference Center, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems and is part of the center’s Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney PC Fall 2010 Speaker Series. Lunch provided. For more information, call 412-624-7382 or visit www.crsp.pitt.edu

THEATER

12/1-12/5    Pitt’s Repertory Theatre presents the student lab production The Last Days of Judas Iscariot in the Henry Heymann Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial, 4301 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 412-624-PLAY (7529) or visit www.play.pitt.edu. 

FILM 

12/2             Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies will present Roble de Olor (Scent of Oak) (2002), directed by Rigoberto López, as part of the Cuban Eyes/Cubanize: Fifty Years of Cuban Cinema Since the Cuban Revolution film series, at 6:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. For more information, visit www.amigosdelcinelatinoamericano.wordpress.com. 

OPEN HOUSE 

12/5             Pitt’s Nationality Rooms Committee will host the annual Holiday Open House, noon-4 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Commons Room, 4200 Fifth Ave. Oakland. The 27 Nationality Rooms located on the first and third floors of the Cathedral will be decorated in holiday splendor. For more information, call 412-624-6000. 

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