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Squirrel Hill > Calendar > Local Calendar > 13 May 2008
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Secrets of Circles
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Quercus  
13 May 2008
Circles are pretty amazing shapes. Look around, you’ll find them everywhere - wheels, clocks, flowers, doorknobs, Frisbees, coins, even the bagel or pita bread in your lunch.
In this new exhibit, explore the math, science and beauty behind the familiar shape of the circle found in nature, machines and art, in cultures all over the world.
  • Build your own gear contraptions to turn a music box dancer, a clock and a drill
  • Step inside a giant tire and try to get it moving
  • Do the Pendulum Dance - back-and-forth plus up-and-down sometimes equals round-and-round!
  • Play with unusual cars with various shaped wheels and see the different rides they offer
  • Make a cool kaleidoscope
  • Carve wood on a lathe
  • Pretend and play in a global market full of circles




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Great British Art: 200 Years of Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints from The Bank of New York Mellon Collection
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Quercus  
13 May 2008
A selection of masterful prints, drawings, and watercolors by some of the most important British artists from the 18th through the 20th centuries are on view in this exhibition.

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Life on Mars, the 2008 Carnegie International Tour
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Quercus  
13 May 2008
2008 Carnegie International
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Quercus  
13 May 2008
This exhibition is the most important and prestigious international survey of contemporary art in North America and features paintings, sculptures, photography, works on paper, and film and video works by established and emerging international artists.

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Calliope Acoustic Open Stage
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Quercus  
13 May 2008
Featured performer Brad Yoder

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Edward Donovan: Naturalist Artist, Author and Collector
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Quercus  
13 May 2008
Created in the period 1823-1830, these botanical watercolors by the early 19th-century British naturalist Edward Donovan depict exotic plants introduced to the British Isles. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (except 18 and 25-26 May).

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Butler Little Theatre presents 'Leading Ladies'
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Quercus  
13 May 2008
In this hilarious comedy by Ken Ludwig, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing "Scenes from Shakespeare" on the Moose Lodge circuit in the Amish country of Pennsylvania. When they hear that an old lady in York, PA is about to die and leave her fortune to her two long lost English nephews, they resolve to pass themselves off as her beloved relatives and get the cash. The trouble is, when they get to York, they find out that the relatives aren't nephews, but nieces!
Tickets are $10.00. Call for reservations weeknights from 7-9 p.m. at 724-287-6781.


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Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival
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Quercus  
13 May 2008
Nine-day extravaganza of Asian Cinema! Silk Screen’s third festival features 25 films from Japan, India, China, Turkey, Iran, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam and the Phillipines.

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