Events this week in Pittsburgh

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OAKLAND: Chamber Music Pittsburgh will present the Artemis Quartet in concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave. The program will include works by Brahms, Kurtag and Beethoven. Preceding the concert, there will be a recital from 7 to 7:20 p.m. in the music hall's Grand Foyer, featuring a flute and percussion duo from Carnegie Mellon University. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for students. 412-624-4129 or

DOWNTOWN: "One Roof, One Voice," a concert presented by Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music, featuring more than 350 young musicians and performers, will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall. The concert will feature the Duquesne University Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Jeffrey Turner; the Voices of Spirit and the Pappert Chorales under the direction of Craig Cannon and Robert Allen Kurth; the Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras under the direction of John Wilcox; and the Children's Festival Chorus under the direction of Christine Jordanoff. Featured soloists will be soprano Katy Shackleton Williams, countertenor Andrey Nemzer and baritone Dimitrie Lazich. The program will include works by Verdi, Chabrier and Applebaum. All will assemble to perform Orff's "Carmina Burana." Admission is free, but tickets are required. To download tickets, 412-396-6083.


SHADYSIDE: The book discussion group of the Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Coffee Tree Cafe, 5524 Walnut St. The book to be discussed this month will be "Incarnadine" by Mary Szybist. 412-481-7636


BLOOMFIELD: Four Pittsburgh poets whose work appears in the literary journal Lummox will present a reading at 7 p.m. at the East End Book Exchange, 4754 Liberty Ave. The reading will feature Jennifer Jackson Berry, Ann Curran, Judith R. Robinson and Don Wentworth who will read from the publication, as well as other works. 412-224-2847.


OVERBROOK: St. Norbert Parish will hold a Lenten fish fry in the church hall. A fish sandwich special, with french fries or cole slaw, will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. take out only. Dinner will be served from 4 to 7:30 p.m. The dinner menu include baked or fried fish dinners or sandwiches, shrimp or crab cakes, etc; all dinners include two side dishes and coffee or tea. Dessert available. For take out orders, 412-881-8201.

CARRICK: A Lenent pierogi sale will take place from noon to 6 p.m. at St. Pius X Byzantine Catholic Church, 2336 Brownsville Road. Varieties include potato/cheese, sauerkraut, cabbage and cottage. Price per dozen ranges from $7 to $10. Haluski also will be available. Eat-in or take out. To place orders in advance, 412-881-8344. The sale will be held Fridays through Lent, excluding Good Friday.


SOUTH SIDE: Prince of Peace Parish will host its annual Slovak-language Mass and Easter customs breakfast, sponsored by the Slovak Customs Group/Cultural Diversity Committee of the parish. The event will begin at 9:45 a.m. in St. Adelbert Church, 160 S. 15th St., with the recitation of the Rosary in Slovak. The Rev. Peter Haledej, pastor of St. Aloysius Parish in East Liverpool, Ohio, will be the celebrant for a Slovak-language Mass that will follow at 10 a.m.; Geri Walters, church organist, and the Peace of Peace choir will lead the congregation in singing Slovak-language hymns. Following the liturgy, a traditional Slovak Easter breakfast will held at 11:30 a.m. in the parish center, 81 S. 13th St.; featured at the breakfast will be paska (sweet bread), kielbasa, sunka (ham), sirek (egg cheese) and hrin (beets with horseradish). In addition, there will be a bake sale, craft demonstrations, cultural displays, gift items, etc. Free; donations will be accepted. 412-481-8380.

POINT BREEZE: The Frick Art & Historical Center will host "Family Kite Workshop: Make It! Fly It!" for youngsters age 7 and older who are accompanied by an adult. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon at the museum, 7227 Reynolds St. April is National Kite Month and the participants will make and decorate their own kites. The story of young Childs Frick making a kite on his birthday will be told, as well as tales of other children's pastimes of long ago. The cost is $8 for the children of Frick members; $10 for the children of nonmembers; accompanying adults attend at no charge. Advance registration and pre-payment is required. 412-371-0600 or

OAKLAND: The 34th Latin American and Caribbean Festival at the University of Pittsburgh will take place from noon to 10 p.m. on the first floor of Wesley W. Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St. Event includes Latin American and Caribbean food, crafts and information on local and regional organizations; vendors offering handmade and authentic Latin American products; and music and dance performances. The festival is sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Latin American Studies in the University Center for International Studies, Med Health Services Inc., the Pittsburgh Cardiovascular Institute and the Latin American Cultural Union. ore or


OAKLAND: The next program in the Heinz Memorial Chapel Concert Series will feature organ students from Indiana University of Pennyslvania. The concert will take place at 3 p.m. in the chapel on the University of Pittsburgh campus. Free.

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