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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Thursday, April 26, 2012

Tom Brokaw
One of the most trusted and respected figures in broadcast journalism, he is best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, a post he held for more than 20 years. He is the author of The Greatest Generation and the recipient of numerous awards and honors. Brokaw currently serves as Special News Correspondent for NBC.
04/26/2012
Time: 8:00 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA
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Seussical - The Musical
Seussical the Musical, by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, is based on the books of Dr. Seuss that debuted on Broadway in 2000. The play's story is a rather complex amalgamation of many of Seuss's most famous books.
04/26/2012
Time: 3 shows
Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, 450 Schoolhouse Rd., Johnstown, PA
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Judy Collins
The program is pure Judy Collins and her stories; no band, no instruments. She will share personal memories and reflections based on her best-selling memoir, praised by The New York Times as "her richest journey yet through her musical past."
04/26/2012
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: New Hazlett Theater, Allegheny Square, Pittsburgh, PA
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Pittsburgh Ballet Theater at JFest
In anticipation of PBT's tour to Israel's Karmiel Festival, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh presents PBT in Dwight Rhoden's Step Touch, set to popular songs of the Doo Wop era.
04/26/2012
Time: 6:45 pm

Location: Schenley Plaza, Pittsburgh, PA


Magic of Paris
Gianandrea Noseda opens the PSO's Paris Festival with early 20th century composers who revolutionized music in the City of Light. Italy's Alfredo Cassella studied at the Paris Conservatory and befriended Debussy and de Falla. His Symphony #2 is inspired by Gustav Mahler's music. Frenchman Claude Debussy's colorful Ibéria complements Spaniard de Falla's Three-Cornered Hat, a pantomime commissioned for Diaghalev's famed Ballets Russes.
04/27/2012 - 04/29/2012
04/27 - 8:00 pm
04/28 - 8:00 pm
04/29 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Point Park Connections
In Point Park University's adjunct dance faculty, our dance students have access to a wide range of styles and experience. With artful choreography, this performance features very special works created for this season's culminating performance.
04/27/2012 - 04/29/2012

Location: White Performance Studio, Point Park University, 201 Wood St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Music till Midnight
Organist Charles Heaton continues his series of occasional late night concerts, this time with soprano Sara Botkin. Free Admission. A reception precedes the concert at 10:30 pm.
04/27/2012
Time: 11:00 pm

Location: St. Andrew’s Episcopal, 5801 Hampton St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Abduction from the Seraglio
Mozart's opera follows the adventures of a young Spanish nobleman, his lover, and their servants who are kidnapped and placed into service to the Pasha, Abduction features showpiece arias alongside moments of uproarious laughter and genuine pathos. The production places the action on the luxurious Orient Express. Two stars of 2010's Barber of Seville return in another comic pairing: David Portillo as the nobleman Belmonte, and Paolo Pecchioli as the Pasha's right-hand man, Osmin. Antony Walker conducts.
04/28/2012 - 05/06/2012
04/28 - 8:00 pm
05/01 - 7:00 pm
05/04 - 8:00 pm
05/06 - 2:00 pm

Location: Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
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Lar Lubovitch Dance Company
One of America's ("ten best" - NY Times) most versatile, popular and highly-acclaimed choreographers, Lar Lubovitch founded the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company 43 years ago. Lubovitch’s work is extolled for its musicality, rhapsodic style and sophisticated formal structures. His radiant, highly-technical choreography and deeply-humanistic voice have been celebrated throughout the world.
04/28/2012
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Vox Audio
If you love to laugh while witnessing astonishing vocal skills, don't miss Vox Audio. This Drama Desk Award-winning, off-Broadway vocal troupe combines world-class harmony with vocal sound effects, comedic audience interaction in a family-friendly romp.
04/28/2012
Time: 8:00 pm
27 E. Main St., Uniontown, PA
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