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MONDAY

OAKLAND: Colum McCann, author of "Transatlantic" and recipient of the National Book Award for "Let the Great World Spin," will be the next speaker at the Monday Night Lecture Series, sponsored by Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures, at 7:30 p.m. at Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave. www.pittsburghlectures.org or 412-622-8866.

TUESDAY

EAST LIBERTY: "Freedom and Power In The Digital Age" will be the topic for a program from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., presented by the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh. Ross LaJeunesse, global head of free expression and international relations at Google, will discuss how freedom and power are defined in a new era and what it means to be connected in today's world. Tickets for the event are $15 general admission; $45 VIP seating, which includes priority seating and an opportunity to meet the speaker; and $10 for students with valid identification. www.worldpittsburgh.org or welcome@worldpittsburgh.org or 412-281-7970.

HILL DISTRICT: The executive/general meeting of the Pittsburgh unit of the NAACP will be held at 7 p.m. at Freedom Unlimited, 2201 Wylie Ave. Call 412-471-1024.

SQUIRREL HILL: Squirrel Hill Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Church of the Redeemer, 5700 Forbes Ave. David Dinkin will speak on "The History of Tree of Life*Or L'Simcha Congregation." Visit www.squirrelhillhistory.org or 412-417-3707.

FRIDAY

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. for take out orders only. Dinner will be served from 4 to 7:30 p.m. For take out orders, call 412-881-8201.

CARRICK: Lenten Pirohy sale will take place from noon to 6 p.m. at St. Pius X Byzantine Catholic Church, 2336 Brownsville Road. Price per dozen ranges from $7-$10. Eat in or take out. The sale will be held every Friday in Lent, except Good Friday. To place orders in advance, 412-881-8344.

SOUTH SIDE: The third annual "Calm Before the Storm," a concert of Irish music and culture, will be held at Club Cafe, 56-58 S. 12th St. The concert will bring together traditional Irish musicians as well as an eclectic mix of local indie pop, folk/rock and poets. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; performances start at 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

SHADYSIDE: The Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania will host its annual orchid show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Phipps Garden Center, 1059 Shady Ave. Free. www.oswp.org or 412-714-0263.

POINT BREEZE: Frick Art & Historical Center will host "American Adventure," a Family Fun Day program. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore American history through art while viewing portraits, still lifes and landscapes in the galleries of the Frick Art Museum. There will be art stations for attendees to create a still life or design a landscape; in the portrait parlour, attendees can pose for the camera. The free program runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Frick Art & Historical Center, 7227 Reynolds St. www.TheFrickPittsburgh.org or 412-371-0600.

OAKLAND: Renaissance & Baroque will present Juilliard Baroque at 8 p.m. in Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig St. The concert, "Virtuoso Conversations," will include works by Handel, Zalenka and Bach. Preceding the concert, the Fifth Avenue Strings, a Pittsburgh-based youth quartet, will perform from 7:15 to 7:45 p.m. Tickets $20-$35; tickets for full-time students are $10. www.rbsp.org or 412-361-2048.

SUNDAY

SHADYSIDE: Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania annual show, Phipps Garden Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A session for photographers will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. See Saturday's listing for more information.

OAKLAND: Pittsburgh Concert Society will present the winners of its Young Artists Auditions in concert at 2 p.m. at Kresge Recital Hall, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and free for students. For tickets, www.pittsburghconcertsociety.org or 412-279-2970.

OAKLAND: Pittsburgh Camerata will mark its 40th anniversary with a reunion concert, "Time In All Its Tuneful Turnings," at 4 p.m. at St. Agnes Center, Carlow University, 3333 Forbes Ave. Past and present Camerata singers will perform a program of mostly a cappella choral music. In attendance will be the ensemble's founding artistic director Arthur Wenk and past conductors Larry Allen and Ian Gallacher. General admission tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door; tickets for full-time students are $5. www.pittsburghcamerata.org or 412-421-5884.

OAKLAND: "Please Turn Your Cell Phone ON!" will be the next concert presented by the Ion Sound Project. Audience members will be encouraged to send their comments to the ensemble during the performance via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Selected comments and photographs will be projected on stage during the performance. The program will include works by Berio, Mackey, Part, Torke and Kolm. The performance will be at 7 p.m. at Bellefield Hall auditorium on the University of Pittsburgh campus. Tickets at the door are $15 and $10 for students and seniors. Visit www.ionsound.org.

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