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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Monday, February 25, 2013

Academy Chamber Ensemble - All-Mozart Concert
The Academy Chamber Ensemble, directed by Warren Davidson, will perform a duo for violin and viola, two charming works for flute and strings, and the sublime String Quintet in C major. The informal evening will include interesting tales of Mozart's life and the particular origins of these compositions.
02/25/2013
Time: 7:30 pm
Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie, PA
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BYOB - Shakespeare's Ghosts
Bring Your Own Bard is PSIP’s informal scene night. Professional actors and non-actors read favorite Shakespeare. Feb. 25th will feature pieces about ghosts, goblins, witches, and other creatures of the night: the ghost of a murdered father, a spirit who invites himself to dinner, goblins wreaking mischief and witches chanting obscure prophecy.
02/25/2013
Time: 7:15 pm

Location: Te Cafe, Murray Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Verdi & Wagner: Greatest Hits
t’s a 200th birthday celebration!  Pittsburgh Opera General Director Christopher Hahn hosts an evening of greatest hits from two prolific yet contrasting composers. The Mendelssohn Choir sings rousing opera choruses, with two great opera stars performing favorite arias.
03/01/2013 - 03/03/2013
03/01 - 8:00 pm
03/02 - 8:00 pm
03/03 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Benjamin Britten's The Little Sweep
Celebrating the centennial of Benjamin Britten, Microscopic Opera stages "The Little Sweep," part of "Let's Make an Opera," which was a play-and-opera combo created for young people in 1949.
03/01/2013 - 03/03/2013
03/01 - 7:00 pm
03/02 - 4:00 pm
03/02 - 7:00 pm
03/03 - 2:00 pm
03/03 - 4:00 pm

Location: CAPA Theater, 111 9th St.,Pittsburgh, PA
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Celtic Connections
What do Scottish, Irish, and Kentucky Bluegrass music have in common? They share the five-note bagpipe scale. That's a celtic connection! And with St. Paddy's day looming, what better excuse to dust off the bagpipes, put on our dancing shoes and don the kilt? Join us, with school bands from all over the region, as well as the pipes and drums of the Balmoral School of Piping in the explosion of all that is celtic. Guest soloist: Detective Rick Manning.
03/01/2013 - 03/14/2013
Time: various

Location: 6 locations
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Bach, Beethoven & Brahms
Pittsburgh Concert Chorale presents two concerts of music by the "Three Bs" -- J. S. Bach's Cantata #4; Brahms' sublimely beautiful Schicksalslied; and Beethoven's powerful Choral Fantasy, featuring pianist Antonio Fermin; Saturday evening at 8 at Ingomar United Methodist Church, and Sunday afternoon at 4 at Fox Chapel Presbyterian. 
03/02/2013 - 03/03/2013

Location: Ingomar United Methodist Church & Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church
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Glenn Miller Orchestra
One of the greatest bands of all time, the Glenn Miller Orchestra defines big swing and velvety jazz. Miller's feel-good classics, including Tuxedo Junction, In The Mood and Pennsylvania 6-5000 have endured from phonographs to iPods. Jump and jive with these bow-tied musicians who dance while they play. Featuring the incredibly talented vocal duo, Nick Hilscher and Julia Rich.
03/02/2013
Time: 7:30 pm
Hillman Performing Arts Center, Shady Side Academy, 423 Fox Chapel Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
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Ultra Lounge Show
Five by Design's show is set in the format of a faux radio broadcast from a tiki lounge, transporting you to exotic locales in Hawaii, the Caribbean, Brazil and Morocco. This musical travelogue includes the songs Mambo Italiano, Danke Schoen, That Old Black Magic, and more.
03/02/2013
Time: 8:00 pm
27 E. Main St., Uniontown, PA
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Pub and Parlour
Chatham Baroque and Pittsburgh favorite Chris Norman (wooden flute and bagpipes) bring to life the energetic dance music of Maritime Canada, as well as the elegant sonatas from the parlours of the British Isles and the salons of Colonial New England.
03/02/2013 - 03/03/2013
03/02 - 8:00 pm
03/03 - 2:30 pm

Location: various
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Black Grace
Samoan culture informs and shapes New Zealand’s most accomplished choreographer Neil Ieremia, fueling his artistry with organic exuberance. Black Grace manifests the rhythms, spirit and energy of Pacific heritage with outstanding works from the company’s 17-year history.
03/02/2013
Time: 8:00 pm
Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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