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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Monday, September 30, 2013

Listen Locally - Arabesque Winds
The Arabesque Winds return to Pittsburgh to start the season of the Listen Locally Series. These beautiful and talented musicians will be playing some of their favorite music (Barber, Bozza, Ravel, and Ligeti) but this time, without a net! A full program, utterly from memory. Reception to follow.
09/30/2013
Time: 7:30 pm
Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie, PA
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Terry McMillan: Who Asked You?
"Who Asked You?" is a hilarious and heartfelt new novel introducing a cast of classic Terry McMillan characters. The novel casts an intimate look at the burdens and blessings of family and speaks to trusting your own judgment even when others don’t agree. The bestselling author of Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back is at her best with this wicked, bold and "laugh out loud" funny and poignant story about how a family falls apart and stitches itself back together again. Co-presented with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
09/30/2013
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Emerson String Quartet
The multi-Grammy winning quartet plays Mozart's Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 428; Britten's Quartet #3, and Mendelssohn's "Razumovsky" Quartet in C major, Op. 59 #3. it's the Emerson's first Pittsburgh concert with their new cellist, Paul Watkins. A pre-show lobby concert features the Reed III trio.
10/01/2013
Time: 7:30 pm
Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Johnstown Choral Concert
Christ-Centered Community Church Choir, directed by Brandon C. King. Half-hour recital with light lunch to follow.
10/01/2013
Time: 12:00 pm
415 Vine St. Johnstown, PA
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Ashes to Ashes
Husband, love, therapist, killer? In Harold Pinter's "Ashes to Ashes," an evening alone with Devlin and Rebecca proves to be more than we bargained for. As Devlin questions Rebecca about a past abuse, she reveals an eerie communion with the dead victims of unnamed political barbarities. Peter Wood directs.
10/02/2013 - 10/06/2013
Time: various
10/02 - 8:00 pm
10/03 - 8:00 pm
10/04 - 8:00 pm
10/05 - 8:00 pm
10/05 - 2:00 pm
10/06 - 2:00 pm

Location: Henry Heymann Theatre
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Pittsburgh Foundation's Day of Giving
The Pittsburgh Foundation apportions funds from its matching pool based on how much is donated online to nonprofit organization. If the pool contains $750,000 and $8,000,000 is donated, then the match is 9 cents on the dollar. Approximately $750,000 will be available for Allegheny County organizations and about $100,000 for Westmoreland County organizations.
10/03/2013
Time: 24 hours

Location: http://www.pittsburghgives.org/
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Autumn Leaves
Celebrating the music, life and times of one of America's greatest musicians, Nat King Cole. Along with his contemporaries these were artists who sang with the greatest big bands the world has ever known over decades of the finest music. Featuring guest soloist Joe Negri.
10/03/2013 - 10/11/2013
10/03 - 7:30 pm
10/04 - 7:30 pm
10/05 - 7:30 pm
10/08 - 7:30 pm
10/10 - 7:30 pm
10/11 - 7:30 pm

Location: (six locations)
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A Steady Rain
Keith Huff's play offers a piercing insight into the gritty world of two Chicago policemen, childhood friends whose drive to serve and protect is challenged by the reality of Chicago's mean streets.
10/03/2013 - 10/12/2013
Time: 7:30pm

Location: 411 3rd Ave., Johnstown, PA
website


Carmina Burana
O Fortuna! The BNY Mellon Grand Classics season opens with one of the most recognizable works of all time, Carl Orff's Carmina Burana. Based on a collection of lusty medieval poetry, this choral masterpiece has been heard countless times in film, television and even at professional sports events. Also, the PSO plays Beethoven's Fidelio Overture and world-premieres the Symphony #6 by one of its Pittsburgh Composers of the Year, David Stock.
10/04/2013 - 10/06/2013
10/04 - 8:00 pm
10/05 - 8:00 pm
10/06 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Student Choreography Project
The Conservatory Dance Company opens its season with the Student Choreography Project, a showcase of original choreography by the Conservatory's top students. Recognized for national festivals and awards, this edgy and inspired concert features selections from a variety of dance genres by some of today's most promising young artists.
10/04/2013 - 10/06/2013
10/04 - 8:00 pm
10/05 - 2:00 pm
10/05 - 8:00 pm
10/06 - 2:00 pm

Location: George White Studio, Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA
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