University of Pittsburgh
October 20, 2010

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 3-10

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events are open to the public.
 
LECTURES
 
11/4    Liangyu Fu, Pitt PhD student in communications, will deliver a lecture titled “The Visual Presentation of Western Music in China During the Nineteenth Century” 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.
 
11/4    Andrew J. Imaparato, president and chief executive officer of the American Association of People With Disabilities, will give a lecture on disability law and policy from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in Ballroom B, University Club, 123 University Place, Oakland. This lecture is a part of the Thornburgh Family Lecture Series in Disability Law and Policy. For more information, contact Kimberly Carson at 412-648-1418 or kac15@pitt.edu.
 
11/4    Author Bill Cole, founder and director of the Untempered Ensemble, will deliver a free lecture titled “Inside Edition: The Author Discusses His Books on Miles Davis and John Coltrane” at 7 p.m., William Pitt Union Assembly Room, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The lecture is sponsored by Pitt’s Jazz Studies Program in connection with the 40th Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.
 
11/4    Poet Kimiko Hahn will give a free reading as part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series at 8:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Building auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the Book Center, University of Pittsburgh Press, and Department of English. For more information, call 412-624-6508 or visit www.creativewriting.pitt.edu.
 
11/5    International jazz pianist George Cables will deliver a free lecture/demonstration titled “I Remember Monk” at 10 a.m., William Pitt Union Assembly Room, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The lecture is sponsored by Pitt’s Jazz Studies Program in connection with the 40th Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.
 
11/5    International jazz drummer Winard Harper will deliver a free lecture/demonstration titled “Artistry in Rhythm: Dedicated to Kenny Clarke” at 2 p.m., William Pitt Union Assembly Room, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The lecture is sponsored by Pitt’s Jazz Studies Program in connection with the 40th Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.
 
11/5    International jazz artists Dave Pike (vibraphone) and Bobby Broom (guitar) will deliver a free lecture/demonstration titled “‘Bags’ Meets ‘Wes’: A Salute to Milt Jackson and Wes Montgomery” at 3 p.m., William Pitt Union Assembly Room, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The lecture is sponsored by Pitt’s Jazz Studies Program in connection with the 40th Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.
 
11/6    International jazz saxophonists Peter King and Javon Jackson will deliver a free lecture/demonstration titled “From ‘Bird’ to ‘Trane’ With Love” at 10 a.m., William Pitt Union Assembly Room, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The lecture is sponsored by Pitt’s Jazz Studies Program in connection with the 40th Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.
 
11/6    International jazz trumpeters Randy Brecker and Jon Faddis will deliver a free lecture/demonstration titled “A Salute to Louis ‘Pops’ Armstrong” at noon, William Pitt Union Assembly Room, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The lecture is sponsored by Pitt’s Jazz Studies Program in connection with the 40th Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.
 
11/6    Pitt’s Jazz Studies Program presents a free lecture/demonstration by drummer Winard Harper, one of the international jazz artists performing with the 40th Annual Pitt Jazz Concert, at 11 a.m., Hill House Senior Citizen Center, 2038 Bedford Ave., Hill District. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 412-624-4187.
 
FILM
 
11/10  Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies will present La Bella del Alhambra (The Beauty of the Alhambra, 1989), directed by EnriquePineda Barnet, 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.
 
THEATER
 
10/29-11/7  The University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theatre presents Slasher, a comedic look at horror, in the Charity Randall Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial, 4301 Forbes Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-PLAY (7529) or visit www.play.pitt.edu.
 
11/4-20      Pitt’s Kuntu Repertory Theatre presents Harriet Tubman Loved Somebody, at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company, 542 Penn Ave., Downtown. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays. Matinees are 11 a.m. Nov. 11 and 1 p.m. Nov. 13. For more information, call 412-624-8498 or visit www.kuntu.org.
 
MUSIC
 
11/3    Pitt’s Department of Music will present the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a free concert of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67, 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.
 
11/6    Pitt’s Jazz Studies Program presents the 40th Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, featuring nine international jazz greats, 8 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Tickets are $18 general admission and $8 for students and are available by calling ProArtsTickets at 412-394-3353, visiting www.proartstickets.org, or stopping by the William Pitt Union box office, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4187.
 
EXHIBITIONS
 
11/1-29 Students in Pitt’s Department of the History of Art and Architecture will present the free exhibition Slag: What’s Left After Industry? in the University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. The exhibition comprises paintings, photographs, and contemporary perceptions of Pittsburgh’s transformation from the industrial era. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. For more information, call 412-648-2400 or visit www.theslagexperience.info.
 
FESTIVALS
 
11/7    The University of Pittsburgh Slovak Studies Program and the Pitt Student Slovak Club will present the 20th Annual Slovak Heritage Festival from 1 to 5 p.m., Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, contact Christine Metil at 412-624-5906 or metil@pitt.edu.
 
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