City calendar (12/24/12)

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MONDAY

POINT BREEZE: Pittsburgh New Church will conducts its traditional "Tableaux Vivant" Christmas pageant at 4:30 p.m. at the church. The event will be the re-telling of the Christmas story with hymns, readings and costumed live scenes. The church is located at 299 Leroi Road.

SQUIRREL HILL: The Keystone Association of Single Professionals will host the The Christmas Eve Meshugginah Mitzvah Matzoh Ball dance for singles, at Frankie's Forward Grill, 5840 Forward Ave. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For more information, James at 412-996-687.

THURSDAY

SQUIRREL HILL: "Great Collaborations: The Alliance of Blacks and Jews in the 20th Century," a seven-month educational and cultural series sponsored by the August Wilson Center for African American Culture and the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, begins with a town hall meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center, 5738 Forbes Ave. "Tainted Games: The Politics of Race in the 1936 Berlin Olympics," will be the topic of author David Clay Large. A reaction panel will feature Sala Udin; Joy Braunstein, director of the Holocaust Center of the Jewish Federation; and Holocaust educator Jason Russo.

SATURDAY

DOWNTOWN: A Gershwinter Night, a tribute to the music of George and Ira Gershwin, featuring the Sean Jones International All-Star Quintet with special guest Eli Degibri, the famed Israeli saxophonist and director of the Red Sea Jazz Festival, is at 8 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday at the August Wilson Center.

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To list events happening within the city limits, please fax information to City Calendar, 412-391-8452, or send e-mail to localnews@post-gazette.com, for consideration. Include specific event location, street address, city neighborhood, time, day and cost. Indicate the daytime or evening phone number of the sponsor with all submissions and a phone number readers may call for more information. Or mail information to City Calendar, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 34 Blvd. of the Allies, Pittsburgh 15222. The calendar is published Mondays and events appear during the week they occur. Submissions must be received by the Monday preceding publication.


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