Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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MONDAY

Chamber Music Pittsburgh presents the Diaz Trio in concert at 7:30 p.m. at Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The trio includes Andres Cardenes, former concertmaster of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, violist Roberto Diaz and cellist Andres Diaz, and the program features music by Schubert, Penderecki and Mozart. Tickets are $39 and $46; student rush tickets are available for $15. chambermusicpittsburgh.org.

WEDNESDAY

Duquesne University's "Human Rights in the Age of Trump" film series concludes in Room 105 of College Hall, Locust Street, Uptown, at 7 p.m. on the university campus. The final film is Ai Weiwei's "Human Flow," which examines the global refugee crisis. The screening is free and open to the public. For more information, www.duq.edu.

THURSDAY

Author Daniel Alarcon will read from his new collection of stories, "The King Is Always Above the People," at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, 40 W. North Ave., North Side, at 8 p.m. Mr. Alarcon is a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist and executive producer of NPR's Latin American storytelling series, "Radio Ambulante." He writes about immigration, broken dreams, Los Angeles gang members, Latin-American families and other tales of high-stakes journeys. A Q&A session will follow the reading. This reading marks the launch of City of Asylum's 2018 International Fiction Series. Admission is free, but registration is required at www.alphabetcity.org.

FRIDAY

Pittsburgh's resident early music ensemble Chatham Baroque performs "Bach and the Trio Sonata" at 7:30 p.m. at Galbreath Chapel, 2040 Washington Road, Upper St. Clair. The program includes orchestrated arrangements of J.S. Bach's renowned organ trios, and the concert repeats Saturday at 8 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 5801 Hampton St., Highland Park, and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Campbell Memorial Chapel on the Chatham University campus, Squirrel Hill. General admission is $35 at the door, with discounts available for seniors, students and active military. chathambaroque.org/events or 412-687-1788.

FRIDAY

The Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Ave., North Shore, hosts a Sex, Love and Science 21+ Night, at 6 p.m. The event explores the mysteries of the human body and sexuality. Visitors can explore the insides of the human body with the "Body Works" exhibit and participate in a large-scale simulation where they can "swap fluids" to simulate the spread of disease.

Experts will answer questions about human biology and reproduction, and a lecture will be offered from professionals in the kink community. The strength of latex is put to the test in a series of experiments. Other activities include the science behind scents that are believed to have an aphrodisiac effect, and the chance to woo a would-be romantic partner with a Laser Karaoke performance in the Buhl Planetarium.

Guests also will have the option of participating in a "Traffic Light Party" indicating their relationship status. Those wearing the color red designate they're in a relationship, those in yellow indicate things are "complicated," and wearing green is a sign of being single.

There'll be cash bars, snacks for purchase and music by the Bill Henry Band. Tickets are $12 in advance and $17 at the door. Proper identification is required, and all guests must show ID. For more information and to register visit www.carnegiesciencecenter.org.

FRIDAY

Thurston Moore: Music + Radio Radieux: Film will play at The Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, at 8 p.m. as part of the museum's Sound Series. The songwriter/guitarist and Sonic Youth founder will perform in front of an atmospheric film projection, utilized on a recent tour with Yoko Ono. Mr. Moore's most recent album with the Thurston Moore Group is "Rock n Roll Consciousness. …

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