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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Thursday, February 14, 2013

Moulin Rouge
In the turn of the century Paris, a city of exquisite contradiction, the heady elixir of personal freedom bred lifestyles both reckless and addictive. Tempt fate as you seek love and destiny at the infamous cabaret – The Moulin Rouge®. Along with a rousing French soundtrack, Moulin Rouge – The Ballet features high-kicking choreography and a passionate story of love, ambition and heartbreak.
02/14/2013 - 02/17/2013
02/14 - 7:30 pm
02/15 - 8:00 pm
02/16 - 2:00 pm
02/16 - 8:00 pm
02/17 - 2:00 pm

Location: Benedum Center, 237 Seventh St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Music of Sting and The Police
A Valentine's Day date with the music of Sting and the Police. Every Breath You Take, Fields of Gold, Roxanne. These are just a few of the many hits made popular by these British sensations. This concert features vocalist Neil Donell, often referred to as “the most recorded voice” in Canada. Donell has been heard on albums of such artists as Anne Murray, Triumph, and Rush. André Raphel conducts.
02/14/2013
Time: 8:00 pm
Capitol Theater, 1015 Main St., Wheeling, WV
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Ain't Misbehavin'
A dinner theater production on Thursday & Friday (meals will not be served at the Saturday matinee). This musical revue is a tribute to the musicians of the 1920s and '30s Harlem Renaissance, and takes its title from the 1929 Fats Waller's song "Ain't Misbehavin'".
02/14/2013 - 02/16/2013
02/14 - 6:30 pm
02/15 - 6:30 pm
02/16 - 2:00 pm

Location: Ace's, 318 Chestnut St., Johnstown, PA
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Rachmaninoff & Beethoven
Russian powerhouse Denis Matsuev returns to play Rachmaninoff’s well-known Piano Concerto #2. Manfred Honeck conducts Mussorgsky's A Night on Bald Mountain, which evokes a witch's Sabbath near Kiev; and Beethoven’s exciting Seventh Symphony closes the concert.
02/15/2013 - 02/17/2013
02/15 - 8:00 pm
02/17 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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The Nordic Sound: Music for Flute
Chatham's Friday Afternoon Musicale series presents flutist Diedre Huckabay and Pittsburgh Trillium Ensemble in music by Finnish and Danish composers in honor of the Chatham University Global Focus Program's "Year of Europe: Scandinavia."
02/15/2013
Time: 4:00 pm
Laughlin Music Center, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
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English Lute Music and Songs of Love
Celebrate Valentine's Day with Elizabethan love songs in Westminster's beautiful chapel, with mezzo-soprano Barbara Hollinshead and lutenist Howard Bass.  Free.
02/15/2013
Time: 7:30pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Rd., Pittsburgh, PA
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A Modern Twist: Attack Theater + Cello Fury
Acclaimed for innovation, yet rooted in tradition, Cello Fury and Attack Theatre deliver dynamic modern performances. Cello Fury's energetic, original set also includes classical favorites and pop covers. Attack Theatre, with ninja-like intensity, blends contemporary dance with live music, multimedia and interdisciplinary art forms to create passionate pieces that emphasize the humanity in dance. An interactive intermission features Gateway to the Arts teaching artists.
02/16/2013
Time: 7:30 pm
Hillman Performing Arts Center, Shady Side Academy, 423 Fox Chapel Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
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Kyle Abraham - Abraham.In.Motion
Like August Wilson, Kyle Abraham draws heavily from his experiences growing up African American in Pittsburgh to create personal and culturally-referenced works. The evening's full-length performance pairs classic essays from W.E.B Du Bois’ Souls of Black Folk and John Singleton's 1991 film, Boyz n the Hood with an operatic score layered with a brash urban landscape.
02/16/2013
Time: 8:00 pm
Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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La Donna Musicale - All-Around Love
Combining stirring performances with groundbreaking scholarship, award-winning ensemble La Donna Musicale presents a concert that depicts a range of emotions from jealousy, anger and melancholy, to lust, ecstasy and joy of human and heavenly love. Music by Barbara Strozzi, Maria Xaviera Peruchona, Isabella Leonarda, Camilla de Rossi and Julie Pinel.
02/16/2013
Time: 8:00 pm
Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA
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Cupid and Stardust
A Romantic concert with a spectacular view of Pittsburgh offers a chamber music version of Prokofiev's famous "Romeo and Juliet," plus original chamber music by Zemlinsky. The Winds will play the Cinq Aquarelles (Five Watercolors) by painter and composer Templeton Strong, and a crossover piece by Cuban-American composer Paquito D'Rivera.
02/16/2013
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Phenomenon, Mt. Washington
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