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WQED Cultural Calendar

Beauty and the Beast
Date(s): 03/31/2015 - 04/05/2015
Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical, is based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film. This eye-popping spectacle has played to over 35 million people worldwide. It's a classic musical love story filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including "Be Our Guest" and the beloved title song.
Presenter: PNC Broadway Across America
Location: Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
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The Process Behind the Book "Pittsburgh's Point Breeze"
Date(s): 04/02/2015 Time: 10:00 am
The Frick's Coffee and Culture series presents author and Point Breeze native Sarah Law, in a talk titled "Shootin' the Breeze: A Neighborhood Evolution and Pictorial Process Behind "Pittsburgh's Point Breeze." Hear about George Washington, the Frick family, five famous authors, Bakery Square and the infamous Point Breeze Hotel.
Presenter: Frick Art & Historical Center
Frick Art & Historical Center, 7227 Reynolds St., Pittsburgh, PA
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The Process Behind the Book: Pittsburgh's Point Breeze
Date(s): 04/02/2015 Time: 10:00 am
The Frick's Coffee & Culture series presents author and Point Breeze native Sarah Law speaking about her new history book in "Shootin' the Breeze: A Neighborhood Evolution and Pictorial Process Behind Pittsburgh's Point Breeze." Hear about George Washington, the Frick family, five famous authors, Bakery Square and the infamous Point Breeze Hotel.
Presenter: Frick Art & Historical Center
Frick Art & Historical Center, 7227 Reynolds St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Got Talent?
Date(s): 04/04/2015 Time: 7:30 pm
The PCO celebrates America's Got Talent by featuring the winners of its annual Young Artist Competition. Violinist Ziqi Meng will play Wieniawski's Scherzo-Tarantelle. Thomas Ik-Hyun Kim will perform Cello Concerto #1 by Saint-Saens. Ariana Chiu will play part of the Piano Concerto #3 by Prokofiev. The orchestra will also play music by Americans Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland, and Alan Hovaness.
Presenter: Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra
Upper St. Clair H.S., 1825 McLaughlin Run Rd., Upper St. Clair, PA
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Dirty Dancing
Date(s): 04/07/2015 - 04/12/2015
Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring the hit songs "Hungry Eyes," "Hey Baby," "Do you Love Me?" and the heart stopping "(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life."
Presenter: PNC Broadway Across America
Benedum Center, 237 7th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Creativity in Hard Times: The Federal Music Project of the 1930s
Date(s): 04/07/2015 Time: 8:00 pm
Leslie Amper's lecture/piano recital includes images and historic recordings from the Great Depression as well as live performances of piano music by Florence Price, William Grant Still, Roger Sessions, Ruth Crawford and Aaron Copland. Amper's engaging and informative program clearly presents the vibrant contribution made by the Federal Music Project throughout the United States.
Presenter: Carnegie Mellon School of Music
Location: Mellon Institute Auditorium, Pittsburgh, PA
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