University of Pittsburgh
January 12, 2011

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Jan. 26-Feb. 2

Contact:  412-624-4147

 The following events are open to the public. 

THEATER 

1/20-2/5       Pitt’s Kuntu Repertory Theatre presents Traces in the Seventh-Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Performances are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays. Matinees are 1 p.m. Jan. 29 and 11 a.m. Feb. 3. For more information, call 412-624-8498 or visit www.kuntu.org

2/2-2/6         Pitt’s Repertory Theatre presents two student lab productions, The Well of Horniness and Authorial Intent, in the Studio Theatre, basement, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Performances are 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 

LECTURES 

1/31               Robert Hill, vice chancellor for public affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, will deliver a lecture titled “The Intractable Career of James Crow III” 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 Reed Smith Spring 2011 Speaker Series. Lunch is provided. For more information, call 412-624-7382 or visit www.crsp.pitt.edu

2/01                 Scott Morganstern, Pitt associate professor of political science, will present a lecture titled “USAID Party Development Program,” at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet, Oakland. The lecture is presented by Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies. For more information, contact the Center for Latin American Studies at clas@pitt.edu. 

MUSIC 

1/28                  The Emerging Legend Series presents songwriter/vocalist Jay Hitt 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

1/29                   Pitt’s Department of Music presents Music on the Edge: Third Coast Percussion at 8 p.m., Carnegie Library Lecture Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The performance is copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum and the Carnegie Museum of Art. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu/events

2/2                      Pitt’s Department of Music presents the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a free concert of Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3 with soloist Rebecca Theophanous and Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun 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

FILM 

1/27                      Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies will present Choropampa: The Price of Gold—Andean Documentary (Ernesto Cabellos and Stephanie Boyd, 2002) at 6:30 p.m. in the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Drive. The free public screening is as part of the Spring 2011 Amigos del Cine Latin American film series, “Globalization and Power through Latin American Cinema.” 

EXHIBITION 

Through 1/28         Pitt’s Department of Studio Arts presents the Studio Arts Wyoming Field Study Exhibition, featuring the works of four studio arts majors who studied at the Wyoming ranch owned by Pitt that is rich in dinosaur fossils, University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Artists will be on hand to discuss their work at noon Jan. 26. For more information, call 412-648-2430. 

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