Events

09 Jan 2018

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Art in Context: Border Crossings

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 7:00pm
The Warhol Theater at The Warhol Museum
Sponsored By: 
The Andy Warhol Museum

Artists, scholars, and community members come together to consider creative expression in relation to timely political and social concerns. Art in Context: Border Crossings will explore shifting perspectives on historic and contemporary immigrant and refugee experiences in Pittsburgh and beyond. In a complex and contentious era of border closures, anti-immigrant rhetoric, and isolationism, what role do artists play in maintaining the free exchange of ideas across cultural boundaries?

11 Jan 2018

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Rahim AlHaj: Beyond Microtonal Music

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 8:00pm to Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 8:00pm
Carnegie Music Hall
Sponsored By: 
University Of Pittsburgh Department of Music, Andy Warhol Museum,

Iraqi oud player Rahim AlHaj will be performing in Pittsburgh as part of the Beyond Microtonal Music Festival from January 11-13th. AlHaj will perform a movement of his own piece, Letters from Iraq alongside the Beyond Festival Chamber Orchestra at the Carnegie Music Hall of Oakland at 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 11th. This concert will also include a variety or works by other modern composers, and is FREE to Pitt students. AlHaj will give a second performance, featuring traditional and contemporary Iraqi music alongside percussionist Issa Malluf, at the Andy Warhol Museum at 8 p.m.

Contact: 
concerts@pitt.edu

08 Feb 2018

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Summer Studies Program in Indonesia

Thursday, February 8, 2018 (All day)
Sponsored By: 
US-Indonesia Society

As the most dynamic emerging economy in Southeast Asia, the largest Muslim-majority country, third largest democratic country and one of the most diverse countries in the world, Indonesia is an important country for the U.S and in Asia. The USINDO Summer Studies program aims to provide American students with the language ability, political awareness, culture sensitivity and understanding of this increasingly significant country. For the past 23 years, USINDO has hosted an intensive ten-week language and cultural immersion program, held in Yogyakarta for U.S.

13 Feb 2018

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Novel Ideas: Black History Month

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Downtown Pittsburgh YW
Sponsored By: 
Great Pittsburgh YW

Calling all book lovers and social justice changemakers! Join Novel Ideas, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s interactive, insightful book club with a focus on diverse, thought-provoking writers and subjects. Titles include non-fiction, fiction, graphic novels, and memoirs. Most are readily accessible, in various media forms, through our amazing regional libraries. Topics will range from current events and social movements to more personal glimpses of life and diverse people.

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