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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Sunday, September 30, 2012

Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble
Under the direction of George Vosburgh and Thomas Thompson, the Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble will perform Febris Ver, a piece by composition faculty member Nancy Galbraith, as well as the wind band standard Holst's First Suite for Military Band.
09/30/2012
Time: 2:00 pm
Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Andrew Clements
Andrew Clements wrote the book Frindle, and has more than 9 million copies of his books in print.  He'll talk about his new book, About Average -- the story of Jordan, a girl who's determined to be extraordinary.
09/30/2012
Time: 2:30 pm
Carnegie Library Lecture Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Four Hands, Warm Heart
Music for Piano, Four-hands, and Solo Quartet. Internationally acclaimed pianists Laura Ward and Harold Evans, along with soprano Sari Gruber, mezzo-soprano Suzanne duPlantis, tenor Joseph Gaines, and bass Randall Scarlata offer a delightful afternoon of quartets, trios, duets, and solos, including Brahms' Liebeslieder Waltzes, Bernstein's Arias and Barcarolles, and more.
09/30/2012
Time: 4:00 pm
Shadyside Presbyterian Church, 5121 Westminster Pl, Pittsburgh, PA
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Reminiscences - Tina Faigen, piano
Chatham University Guest Artist Series presents pianist Tina Faigen in a retrospective of great music from Caccini to Tchaikovsky, plus the Pittsburgh premiere of "Eight Reminiscences" by Robert Schultz.
09/30/2012
Time: 7:00 pm
Laughlin Music Center, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Chamber Orchestra
Music Director Lawrence Loh will conduct this "Sunday Afternoon Baroque" concert of the PYSO Chamber Orchestra. The program includes Handel's Water Music suite, Sicilienne by Faure, and Bach's Wachet Auf (Sleepers Awake) for woodwind quintet, and much more. Proceeds benefit restoration of the church's Tiffany windows.
09/30/2012
Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Calvary United Methodist Church, 954 Beech Ave.,Pittsburgh, PA
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Plein Air Mt. Lebanon
More than two dozen of the best Plein Air painters from around the country will fan out across Mt. Lebanon as part of the inaugural Plein Air Mt. Lebanon to capture Mt. Lebanon's historic homes, business districts, parks, sunset vistas or other scenes to submit their work for cash prizes in a juried show and for sale to the public.
10/02/2012 - 10/07/2012

Location: Mt. Lebanon, PA
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University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Music by Hector Berlioz and Antonin Dvorak, with Olivia Jackson, violin. Free admission.
10/03/2012 - 10/13/2012
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Guitar and Violin
Guitarist Petar Jankovic and violinist Sophie Bird present an diverse mix of repertoire including duo and solo pieces.
10/03/2012
Time: 7:30pm

Location: PNC Recital Hall, Duquesne University
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Pittsburgh Foundation Day of Giving
When you contribute online on Oct. 3rd, The Pittsburgh Foundation will match contributions to each eligible nonprofit with a proportional amount from the Challenge Grant Pool of funds. Follow the website link (at right) for a list of qualified recipients, and to donate.
10/03/2012
Time: 24 Hours

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The Rivals
Directed by Guest Artist Annie Tyson, Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The Rivals explores the complexities of the pursuit of love. A rich young woman, Miss Lydia Languish, insists on marrying a poor man. So what is the wealthy Captain Jack Absolute to do if he wants to win Lydia's heart? Led by the legendary theatrical invention, Mrs. Malaprop, this delightful comedy of manners is filled with outrageous characters and uproarious farcical devices.
10/04/2012 - 10/13/2012

Location: Chosky Theater, Purnell Center, CMU, Pittsburgh, PA
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