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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Carnegie Mellon’s School of Drama Presents August Wilson’s "Seven Guitars,” Directed by Cameron Knight

Seven Guitars ImageWilson, the Pittsburgh-born, Pulitzer prize-winning playwright known as “the American Shakespeare,” brings the 1940s Hill District back to life in “Seven Guitars.” The show opens Oct. 2 and runs through Oct. 11.
Monday, September 29, 2014

Sergey Schepkin, Associate Professor of Piano, To Perform Bach's Six Keyboard Partitas on Oct. 11

SchepkinThe 7:30 p.m. recital at Mellon Institute Auditorium in Oakland will be the first of three Partitas recitals that Schepkin will give to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his first performance of the cycle. Schepkin started performing Bach's Partitas as a cycle 20 years ago while he was a doctoral student at New England Conservatory. His performances of the Partitas have garnered him great acclaim from The New York Times and The Boston Globe. MORE
Friday, September 26, 2014

Internationally Renowned Pianist and Conductor Barry Douglas To Conduct Carnegie Mellon's Philharmonic, Oct. 12

Barry DouglasDouglas will lead the Philharmonic at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 12 at Carnegie Music Hall.
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Carnegie Mellon's Miller Gallery Opens New Section of Pittsburgh Biennial

Pittsburgh BiennialThe Miller Gallery's exhibition features an eclectic group of artists who have collected and reconfigured the data and debris of today's world to produce works with a fresh perspective. Throughout the exhibition, a rotating roster of presentations will showcase innovative experiments in dance, social practice, performance and more. MORE
Thursday, September 4, 2014

News Brief: Carnegie Mellon's Center for the Arts in Society Launches Performance Initiative

The center plans to approach the concept of performance as an expansive form, from the traditional relationship between an audience and an actor to the constructions of political protest or how we frame our lives through social rituals, athletics, digital devices and everyday acts. MORE
Thursday, September 4, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon's Miller Gallery To Exhibit Works by More Than 75 Artists This Fall

Pgh BiennialFree and open to the public, the Miller Gallery team has planned nine events, five exhibitions, and one touring exhibition. "From design to art to neuroscience, these works show the breadth and depth of the Miller Gallery's content going forward," says Franco Sciannameo, head of programming for the gallery.