Throughout the year, DUQ partners with dozens of non-profit, cultural and civic organizations to sponsor programs, performances and events that improve the quality of life in southwestern Pennsylvania.
To show their appreciation for DUQ’s support, the following organizations are currently offering special discounts for DUQ Members:
Pittsburgh Jazz Society
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Pittsburgh Dance Council
Pittsburgh Public Theater
We are proud to be an in-kind media sponsor of these upcoming events:
DUQ’s Tony Mowod hosts every Sunday night.
May 11 – Benny Benack Group
May 18 – Roger Humphries Big Band
May 25 – Jimmy Sapienza’s 5 Guys Named Moe
June 1 – Pittsburgh Jazz Society Student Big Band
June 8 – Sandy Staley Group with Tim Stevens
June 15 – Tuesday Night Big Band featuring Lori Russo
June 22 – Harold Betters Quartet
June 29 – ‘Burgh’ Big Band
July 6 – Jimmy Ponder Trio
July 13 – Dr. Tom Degregory Septet
July 20 – Roger Humphries Big Band
July 29 – Jerry and Louis Lucarelli Group
For more information: 412.343.9555 or www.pittsburghjazz.org
Discount for DUQ Members
5 – 8 pm performances happen in the Cabaret Theater. 8 – 10 pm performances happen at the Backstage Bar.
May 13 – Salsamba followed by Kenia
May 20 – Don Aliquo followed by Jimmy Ponder
May 27 – Tony Campbell followed by Colter Harper
For more information: 412.456.6666 or www.pgharts.org
Discount for DUQ Members
American Jewish Museum
Jewish Community Center
“Resonance, Disintegration, Transport and Reintegration”
April 28 – August 1, 2008
Hebrew letter forms provide the inspiration for these metallic prints and paintings by Pittsburgh artist Juliana Morris.
For more information: 412.521.8011 or www.jccpgh.org
April 17 – May 18
Five-time Tony Award nominated play by David Lindsay-Abaire that explores a family’s journey out of darkness after a devastating life-changing event. Intriguing balance of humor, honesty and tragedy.
“The Odd Couple”
May 29 – June 29
Neil Simon’s classic comedy of mismatched roommates Felix Ungar and Oscar Madison.
For more information: 412.316.1600 or www.ppt.org
Silver Eye Center for Photography
2008 Benefit Auction
Carson Street, South Side
Exhibition Viewing: April 25 – May 10
Auction: Saturday, May 10, 10 am
Works up for auction include prints form notable photographers including W. Eugene Smith, “Teenie” Harris, Edward S. Curtis, and others.
For more information: 412.431.1810 or www.silvereye.org
“The Capulets and the Montagues”
May 3, 6, 9, 11
Bellini’s masterpiece, a telling of the familiar story of forbidden love, is based on the classic Italian tales, and not Shakespeare’s retelling.
For more information: 412.281.0912 or http://www.pittsburghopera.org
Silk Screen Film Asian American Film Festival
May 9 – 18
Locations Around Pittsburgh
Red Carpet Gala
Friday, May 9, 8 pm
121 Seventh Street, The Cultural District
The Silk Screen Festival celebrates diversity and the Asian and Asian-American experience through film. More than 20 films from filmamkers with ties to Japan, India, China, Iran, Turkey, and other countries. Some screenings feature discussions with directors, producers and actors.
For more information and film schedule: 724.969.2565 or www.silkscreenfestival.org
Pittsburgh International Children’s Theater
“22nd Pittsburgh International Children’s Festival
May 14 – 18
GGrounds of University of Pittsburgh and Schenley Plaza
Eight theater troupes from around the world, including performers from South Korea, Portugal, Israel, Mexico and elsewhere present programming for kids of all ages.
For more information: 412.456.6666 or www.pghkids.org
Kuntu Repertory Theater
“Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show”
May 20 – May 31
Experience the music of Fats Waller and relive the feel of 1930’s in this revue by Richard Maltby, Jr.
For more information: 412.624.7298 or www.kuntu.org
Rachel Carson Homestead
“Rachel’s Sustainable Feast”
Saturday, May 25, Noon to 5 pm
Area chef’s present an array of locally produced food at this block party at the Rachel Carson Homestead.
For more information: 724.274.5459 or www.rachelcarsonhomestead.org
Anthony Braxton and the Syrinx Ensemble
Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1
The music of man and birds combine in this series of special performances by acclaimed avant-garde jazz musician Anthony Braxton.
For more information: 412.323.7235 or www.aviary.org
“Opportunity Connections Leadership Dialogue Series”
Chairman, Deloitte and Touche LLP
The Rivers Club, One Oxford Center
Wednesday, June 25, 7:30 am
Regional business leaders discuss where Pittsburgh is headed in this special lecture series.