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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Sunday, July 8, 2012


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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Franz Mohr and the Horowitz Steinway
Franz Mohr, Steinway's Chief Technician since 1965, worked closely with Horowitz, Cliburn, Rubinstein and others. He will appear with the piano that Horowitz played wherever he performed, and which Mohr gave its signature brilliant tone and lightning-quick action. Young pianists will play the instrument. Mohr will speak, take questions, and sign copies of his memoir "My Life with the Great Pianists." For reservations: 412 922-0903.
07/12/2012 - 07/13/2012
Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Steinway Gallery of Pittsburgh, 445 S. Main St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Fiddler on the Roof
Packed with memorable music and rousing dances, this legendary production is filled with side-splitting laughter and heartfelt tears.  This award-winning masterpiece captures the story of one father's struggle to hold onto his family's traditions amidst the rebellious antics of his three independent daughters and the turmoil of a changing world.
07/13/2012 - 07/22/2012

Location: Benedum Center
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Pittburgh Symphony Orchestra at Wisp Resort
Violinist Chee-Yun plays Vivaldi's The Four Seasons with the Pittsburgh Symphony led by Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh. This concert for the Garrett Lakes Arts Festival opens with Mozart's Symphony #39.
07/13/2012
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: The Lodge at Wisp Resort, McHenry, MD
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PNME Concert 02
Kevin Noe conducts a program including Allegro Sostenuto by Helmut Lachenmann, L'Ange Pale by Amy Beth Kirsten, What She Saw There by Evan Ziporyn; and The New Maths by Louis Andriessen.
07/13/2012 - 07/14/2012
Time: 8:00 pm
City Theatre, 1300 Bingham Street Pittsburgh, PA
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“Mama” Kadiatou: Kiridi (The Orphan) - A Cinderella Story
Set in a traditional Guinean village, "Mama" Kadiatou weaves the Cinderella-Like fairytale of a young woman who is forbidden to dance and pursue the man she loves by her jealous stepmother and stepsisters. The rich percussive rhythms of the native Sossou, Malinke, and Toma set the tone for a powerful ensemble of more than 15 dancers and drummers.
07/13/2012 - 07/14/2012
07/13 - 11:00 am
07/13 - 7:00 pm
07/14 - 11:00 am
Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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