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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Brooklyn Rider
"A Walking Fire - Musical Excursions to Clejani, Budapest, and Esfahan." Praised for its "stunningly imaginative" performances (Lucid Culture), the adventurous, intrepid string quartet Brooklyn Rider combines a wildly eclectic repertoire with a gripping performance style that continues to attract legions of fans and draw critical acclaim from classical, world, and rock critics. Co-presented with the Kelley-Strayhorn Theatre.
07/18/2013
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Kelly-Strayhorn Theatre, 5941 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Thirty Minutes of Exceptional Organ Music
Free organ recitals Thursdays at 5. Today, Ethan LePlaca of New Hope Lutheran Church of Freedom, PA.
07/18/2013
Time: 5:00 pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Rd., Pittsburgh, PA
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A Little Nightmare Music
An opera in one short and irrevocable act. Composer Peter Schickele (a.k.a. P.D.Q. Bach) gets his hands on Mozart's famous serenade Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music), only to use it as the score for a miniature opera. Renowned Pittsburgh countertenor Andrey Nemzer is featured with Kara Cornell in the "pants role" of Peter Schlafer and Ganson Salmon as Mozart.
07/18/2013 - 07/20/2013
07/18 - 5:00 pm
07/18 - 8:30 pm
Twentieth Century Club, 4210 Bigelow Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA
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True Story Party
East End Book Exchange hosts its second True Story Party. Come hear true tales by some of the Burgh's best story tellers.
07/18/2013
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: East End Book Exchange, 4754 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Pittsburgh Pride Theater Festival
The Pittsburgh Pride Theater Festival showcases locally-written one-act plays with LGBT themes. "Is that a Gun in Your Pocket..." by Carol Mullen: A down-on-his-luck entrepreneur runs afoul of a loan shark and the sexy hit man sent to collect on a debt. "The Session" by Wali Jamal: Marital woes drive a wacky lesbian couple to couples counseling. "Sibling Rivalry" by Kathryn Miller Haines: A daughter desperate for her mother's affection will do anything to get her attention, even if it means coming out of the closet. "Defense of Marriage" by Jeff Cordell: A gay couple comically gropes toward a decision on a more committed life together - will it clean up some misunderstandings or be a drag?
07/18/2013 - 07/27/2013

Location: Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, 937 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Concert 02
Kevin Noe directs a program including "Crashing through Fences" by Timothy Andres, Piano Trio by Pierre Jalbert, and a world premiere PNME & Barlow commission, "Falling" by Mathew Rosenblum.
07/19/2013 - 07/20/2013
Time: 8:00 pm
07/19 - 8:00 pm
07/20 - 8:00 pm
City Theatre, 1300 Bingham Street Pittsburgh, PA
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Public Art Walking Tour
The Office of Public Art hosts a walking tour of selected works of art on the North Shore -- Susan Wagner's "Roberto Clemente Walker," Casey Droege's ". . .," and Robert Wilson and Richard Gluckman's "Sign of Light." Register at 412 391-2060.
07/19/2013
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Center Field Entrance, PNC Park: Federal Street at Roberto Clemente Bridge


Notes from the Heart - Bringing Out the Stars
The Woodlands Foundation presents its annual "Notes from the Heart" concert to benefit its work enriching the lives of children and young adults with disability and chronic illness. Particpants include Harvard University choral director Andrew Clark, former Hartford Symphony Music Director Edward Cumming, vocalist Lily Abreu, Pittsburgh Public Schools orchestral director Marylou Bushyager, and Woodlands pianist Jennifer Klenk.
07/19/2013
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: The Woodlands, 134 Shenot Rd., Wexford, PA
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North Suburban Big Band
The North Suburban Big Band's Summer Jazz Concert features music by Chuck Mangione, Oliver Nelson, Sammy Nestico, Stevie Wonder, Jerome Richardson, Quincy Jones, Horace Silver, Thad Jones, Billy Strayhorn and George Gershwin with vocalists Tony Venneri and Jessie Wills Loverti.
07/20/2013
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: St. John’s Lutheran Church of Highland, 311 Cumberland Rd., McCandless Twp., PA
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Broadway's Idina Menzel in Concert
Broadway superstar Idina Menzel performs with the Pittsburgh Symphony for one unforgettable night of music. Menzel sang at Heinz Hall in the PSO's sold-out tribute concert to the late Marvin Hamlisch. Menzel reached superstardom on Broadway with her Tony Award-winning performance as Elphaba, the misunderstood green girl, in the blockbuster Wicked, and in her Tony-nominated role as Maureen in Rent. On her highly successful international orchestra tour, The Denver Post dubbed her “The Streisand of her generation."
07/21/2013
Time: 7:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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