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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Saturday, July 7, 2012


Candide
The glass is always half-full for Leonard Bernstein's Candide in this story of ultimate optimism! Travel the globe with our unlikely hero, as he confronts doom, death and destruction at every turn. And yet Candide finds a happy ending to make his garden grow in this “best of all possible worlds!"
07/07/2012 - 07/15/2012
Time: various

Location: Shady Side Academy, Fox Chapel, PA
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Monroeville Jazz Festival
The Airmen of Note, the United States Air Force jazz band, will headline the 10th annual Monroeville Jazz Festival, which also features local jazz artists: Eric Johnson, Maureen Budway, Benny Benack Jr., and Lilly Abreu. Tony Mowod is the Festival emcee.
07/07/2012
Time: 1:00 - 9:00 pm

Location: Tall Trees Amphitheater, Monroeville Community Park West
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Gilbert & Sullivan at SummerFest
Singers from the Pittsburgh Savoyards perform Gilbert & Sullivan "hits," plus a preview of their next production, The Yeomen of the Guard.
07/07/2012
Time: 4:30pm

Location: Shady Side Academy, Fox Chapel
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Sid Kweller: An Avian Adventure
Whimsical drawings by Sid Kweller including his "Green Dog" series, and his recent bird drawings from "The Annals of the Odd-U-Bon Society" are on view. Kweller may be best known as the architect for many specialty stores along Walnut St. in Shadyside such as London Dock, The Balcony, and The Gazebo.
07/07/2012 - 08/04/2012

Location: Panza Gallery, 115 Sedgwick St., Millvale, PA
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Pittsburgh Symphony
Thomas Hong conducts Barber's Overture to The School for Scandal, Henry Mancini favorites including Moon River, Copland's Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo, Gershwin's An American in Paris, Sousa marches and Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture.
07/07/2012
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: South Park Amphitheater
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Allegheny Brass Band
The ABB is a British-style brass band. Unlike your typical high school or college band and most “community” bands, we have no woodwinds (saxophone, clarinet, bassoon, flute, oboe). And of course, we have "no strings attached." Founded in 1984, the ABB is made up of about 30 amateur players who despite their diverse backgrounds and walks of life – share a common love of music. Free admission.
07/08/2012
Time: 10:30 am
Mellon Park, Fifth & Shady Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Alan Lewis, organ
Alan Lewis of Calvary Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, PA. Freewill offerings accepted.
07/08/2012
Time: 4:00 pm
St. Paul Cathedral, 108 N. Dithridge St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Pittsburgh Symphony
Thomas Hong conducts Samuel Barber's Overture to The School for Scandal, Prokofiev's Violin Concerto #2 featuring Dennis O'Boyle, and Elgar's "Enigma Variations."
07/08/2012
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Hartwood Acres
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The Total Immersion Of Madeleine Favorini
Pittsburgh's No Name Players opens its new-plays reading season with Frank Gagliano's drama in which Madeleine journeys from dutifulness to rebellion on a gynecological examining table that takes wing — and which features the soaring "vacuum vagina" speech. "The Total Immersion Of Madeleine Favorini" is directed by Linda Haston, and stars Lauren Michaels, Tony Bingham and Erica Highberg playing multiple roles. Free admission.
07/10/2012
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Studio Theater, Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
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Nathan Carterette, organ
Nathan Carterette, Organist and Choirmaster at the Church of the Redeemer in Squirrel Hill, plays a 30 minute recital on Westminster's Austin organ.
07/12/2012
Time: 5:00 pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Rd., Pittsburgh, PA
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