University of Pittsburgh
October 17, 2013

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct. 27-Nov. 2

The following events are open to the public.
Contact:  412-624-4147

CONCERTS
The Banjo All Stars, two banjos and a tuba fill Heinz Memorial Chapel with tunes from the 1920s and ’30s, 3 p.m. Oct. 27, Heinz Chapel, Pittsburgh Banjo Club, www.heinzchapel.pitt.edu 

Jon Banuelos and Alba Flamenco, capturing Flamenco tradition, noon Nov. 1, Cup and Chaucer Café, ground floor of Hillman Library, Emerging Legends Concert Series, www.library.pitt.edu/emerging-legends 

Pitt Jazz Concert, a gala concert highlighting jazz music, 8 p.m. Nov. 2, Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 43rd Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert Series, www.music.pitt.edu/jazz-sem 

EXHIBITIONS
Hillman Library, Pitt Football Through the Years, photography exhibition highlighting historic key moments and athletes, through Jan. 17, ground floor of Hillman Library, http://digital.library.pitt.edu/d/documentingpitt

FILM SCREENING
Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser, 1988 feature length documentary directed by Clint Eastwood, includes interviews and clips of the legendary pianist, 7 p.m. Oct. 29, Assembly Room, William Pitt Union, Jazz Movie Night, 43rd Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, www.music.pitt.edu/jazz-sem 

THEATRE
Venus, the tale of The Venus Hottentot, the beautiful star of freak shows and the African Dancing Princess, thru Nov. 10, Studio Theatre, basement, Cathedral of Learning, www.play.pitt.edu 

LECTURES
“Decentralization, Interactive Governance and Income Inequality: Spain and Sweden,” Yasemin Irepoglu, PhD candidate, Pitt Department of Political Science, noon Oct. 29, 4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, European Union Center of Excellence and European Studies Center, www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce 

“Will Equity be Achieved Through Health Care Reform?” John Ayanian, professor of internal medicine, director, Institute of Healthcare Policy and Innovation, University of Michigan, noon Oct. 29, Ladies Hospital Aid Society Auditorium N734, Montefiore Hospital, 3459 Fifth Ave., Oakland, Anne C. Sonis Memorial Lecture, Pitt Center for Bioethics & Health Law, www.bioethics.pitt.edu 

“The Ecological Niche Concept: History & Recent Controversies,” Arnaud Pocheville, postdoctoral fellow, Ecole Normale Superieure, 12:05 p.m. Oct. 29, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr 

“Soviet Celebrities,” Kelly Trimble, PhD Candidate, Pitt Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, 7 p.m. Oct. 29, 316 William Pitt Union, Center for Russian and East European Studies, www.ucis.pitt.edu/crees 

“Navigating the Changing Tides of the Business,” Jana Herzen, president and owner of Motema Music, 7 p.m. Oct 30, Assembly Room, William Pitt Union, 43rd Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, www.music.pitt.edu/jazz-sem

“The Importance of Being Versatile in Today’s Music Industry,” Kenny Davis, bassist, 10 a.m. Nov. 1, 548 William Pitt Union, 43rd Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, www.music.pitt.edu/jazz-sem

“Tenor Titan and Jazz Master,” Ernie Watts, saxophonist, 11 a.m. Nov. 1, 548 William Pitt Union, 43rd Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, www.music.pitt.edu/jazz-sem

“Elections as Instruments for Punishing Bad Representatives and Selecting Good Ones,” Brian F. Crisp, professor of political science, Washington University, noon Nov. 1, 4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pitt Center for Latin American Studies, www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas 

“African Extensions,” Jeff “Tain” Watts, drummer, 1 p.m. Nov. 1, 548 William Pitt Union, 43rd Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, www.music.pitt.edu/jazz-sem

“Different Approaches to Improvisation: How to Unlock Your Creative Mind,” Randy Brecker, trumpeter, noon Nov. 2, Assembly Room, William Pitt Union, 43rd Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, www.music.pitt.edu/jazz-sem

“My Time with The Ray Charles Orchestra,” Marcus Belgrave, trumpeter, 1 p.m. Nov. 2, Assembly Room, William Pitt Union, 43rd Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, www.music.pitt.edu/jazz-sem

“In Conversation with Ravi Coltrane,” Ravi Coltrane, saxophonist, 2 p.m. Nov. 2, Assembly Room, William Pitt Union, 43rd Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, www.music.pitt.edu/jazz-sem

Written by Melissa Carlson

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