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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Saturday, December 21, 2013

Russian and Rusyn Christmas
Warren Davidson conducts Eight Russian Folk Songs by Anatol Liadov, Christmas Eve Polonaise by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, and welcomes the St. Nicholas Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Church Choir.
12/21/2013
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Upper St. Clair High School, 1825 McLaughlin Run Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
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PB&J - Raise Your Voice!
Chatham Baroque's Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions are designed for preschool children and their accompanying adults. Based on a model developed by the Linton Chamber Music Series in Cincinnati, PB&J is hosted by certified Kindermusik teacher Lynda Wingerd, and encourages young children to become active and enthusiastic listeners through music, dance and games. Chatham Baroque performs live, often with guest artists.
12/21/2013
12/21 - 11:30 am
12/21 - 10:00 am

Location: McClintic Hall, Calvary Episcopal Church, 315 Shady Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
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Home for the Holidays
WSO Artistic Director Daniel Meyer conducts the WSO's annual holiday concert, featuring favorite instrumental and choral music featuring the All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County prepared by Michael Rozell.
12/21/2013
Time: 7:30 pm
Palace Theater, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg, PA
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East Winds Saxophones at The Nutcracker
The East Winds Saxophone Quintet plays on the balcony at the Benedum Center before the ballet, and during intermission. Ticket purchase is necessary.
12/21/2013

Location: Benedum Center, downtown Pittsburgh
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PSO Brass - A Christmas Concert: Music for McGuire
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Brass will present an hour-long concert titled "A Christmas Concert: Music for McGuire." All proceeds will benefit McGuire Memorial Home's services for patients with mental or physical disabilities. A 2:30 "pre-concert" will feature Quaker Valley School musicians, directed by Chris Burgh. A $25 donation is suggested.
12/22/2013
Time: 3:00 pm

Location: St. James Church, 200 Walnut St, Sewickley, PA


The Rat Pack Christmas
Ring-a-ding-ding! The Rat Pack - Live at the Sands, celebrates the incredible talent of three of the world's most famous entertainers, singing some of the finest music ever recorded. Drift back to a glamorous era with Frank, Sammy & Dean, a live 15-piece big band and the fabulous Burelli Sisters. Enjoy the songs they made famous, like 'Fly Me To The Moon', 'The Lady Is A Tramp', 'Mr. Bojangles', 'That's Amore', along with seasonal favorites like: 'Merry Little Christmas', 'Baby It's Cold Outside', 'Mistletoe and Holly’, and many more.
12/24/2013 - 12/29/2013

Location: Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Av, Pittsburgh, PA
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Lenora!
Make this unforgettable evening with Pittsburgh's "Queen of Song and Dance", Lenora Nemetz, part of your year-end celebration! Lenora's showcase of highlights of her brilliant career will be followed by an elegant reception.
12/28/2013
Time: 8:00 pm
Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie, PA
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East Winds Saxophones at Phipps Conservatory
The East Winds Saxophone Quintet plays in the Palm Court as part of Phipps' Winter Flower Show and Candlelight Evenings program. Paid admission is necessary.
12/28/2013
Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Phipps Conservatory, Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA
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Black Orchid String Trio
The trio will perform a free concert of works by Vivian Fine, Ernst Krenek, Henry Cowell, Thomas Tompkins and Arvo Pärt. The trio will also engage the audience in an exploration of tonality and the related compositional techniques in these works.
12/28/2013
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Union Project, 801 N. Negley Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
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