Saturday, May 13, 2017
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The regional premiere of this coming of age story, set in Pittsburgh, will get audiences wrapped up with Charlie, an observant "wallflower," as he charts a course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood.
Fiddlesticks Family Concert - Around the World!
Come along with Fiddlesticks for a musical adventure in Heinz Hall! Discover the exciting music created in different countries and how composers have been inspired by exhilarating rhythms and colorful melodies. Hear how Rimsky-Korsakov brought the tale of Scheherazade to life and how Gershwin created a musical journey through Paris. Bring your imaginations as Fiddlesticks sets sail for a whirlwind trip across the musical globe!
PNC Pops: Neil Sedaka
For five decades, Neil Sedaka has kept America singing. Now, he joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for an evening of his timeless hits: "Breaking Up is Hard to Do," "Love Will Keep Us Together," "Laughter in the Rain," "Calendar Girl," and so many more.
A recent RAND Corporation study found moving high school students start time to 8:30 a.m. could add billions to the U.S. economy over the next decade. The increases would result from improved high-school graduation rates leading to better jobs and fewer costs associated with sleep-related car crashes, obesity, and mental illness. Arguments against delaying start times is increased costs from rescheduling bus routes and school activities, as well the inability of working parents to usher their adolescent children off to school resulting in possible increased absenteeism.
KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll Should the U.S. Olympic team withdraw from the 2018 Winter Games in South Korean due to safety concerns?