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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Monday, June 3, 2013

Brazilian Pianist & Composer Andre Mehmari
Mooka Entertainment presents an evening with Brazilian pianist & composer André Mehmari with special guest Kenia. Mehmari is a truly unique talent, who plays and composes in both jazz and classical music realms with Brazilian influences. He's been called a "mix of Yo-Yo Ma and Bobby McFerrin."
06/04/2013
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
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The Glue Factory Project - Remains
Corningworks & the New Hazlett Theater present Remains, a one-woman show. After loss, after dinner, after youth — the ever-changing geography of one’s life. What truly remains? Choreography & performance by Beth Corning, created in collaboration with, and directed by, award-winning director Dominique Serrand.
06/05/2013 - 06/09/2013
06/05 - 7:00 pm
06/06 - 8:00 pm
06/07 - 8:00 pm
06/08 - 8:00 pm
06/09 - 2:00 pm

Location: New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Pittsburgh, PA
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A Grand Finale with Yuja Wang
Manfred Honeck closes the season with the young Chinese virtuoso Yuja Wang in Tchaikovsky's powerhouse Piano Concerto #1. Shostakovich's Symphony #5 is a Russian masterpiece with deep meaning for the composer and his country – a grand finale.
06/07/2013 - 06/09/2013
06/07 - 8:00 pm
06/08 - 8:00 pm
06/09 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival
The 54th annual Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival connects the community to the arts through high-quality and diverse visual and performing art attractions including more than 100 events and activities featuring more than 500 artists in over 20 venues. The Festival is free and open to the public. June 10th is Classical Music Day, featuring a concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony and Pittsburgh Opera resident artists at the Point.
06/07/2013 - 06/16/2013

Location: downtown Pittsburgh & Point State Park
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Trillium Ensemble presents Silent Spring
Silent Spring features new works and the completion of John Adams' Gnarly Buttons. Trillium Ensemble commissioned Mark Fromm's Silent Spring, inspired by Rachel Carson, which uses a singing pianist, extended flute techniques, and bass clarinet. A world premiere piano solo, Matthew Heap's On The Ceiling Of The Sky, presents a full-range rhythmic thunderstorm. Mathew Rosenblum’s Under the Rainbow, for flute and pre-recorded CD, journeys through techno, karaoke, lounge, and cartoon soundtrack genres, with samples from MGM's Wizard of Oz.
06/08/2013
Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Frick Fine Arts Building, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
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Zachary Good, clarinet
Pittsburgh native Zachary Good earned his Bachelor of Music degree at the Oberlin Conservatory. He began clarinet lessons with Eric Nelson, performed in many ensembles while at Oberlin, and will play this summer with the Aspen Music Festival's Contemporary Music Ensemble. Next year, he will study for a master's degree with former Chicago Symphony principal clarinetist Larry Combs.
06/08/2013
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: First Unitarian Church, 605 Morewood Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Playground Project
Part of the upcoming 2013 Carnegie International, The Playground Project is a richly-illustrated exhibition exploring postwar playground designs from 1940 to 1980. Examples from Europe, the US, and Japan are seen in more than 130 photographs, prints, plans, models, books, films, and slideshows.
06/10/2013 - 08/11/2013
4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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