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Time for Wine

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October is National Pizza Month!

Celebrate everybody’s favorite food, with the right choice of wine.

According to, The perfect pairing of pizza and wine is a great red wine that can handle the rich flavors of tomato sauce. Try Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Chianti, Merlot, or Rioja.

And make sure you have a pizza that is worth your while. Order or pick one up from your favorite Pizzeria, or make your own.
Here is a great recipe to try from Simply Recipes: Click here to view Recipe

The Carlton’s Quick Picks

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Here are The Carlton’s Quick Picks for the week of October 18th.

Remember, you can always find more events on the Post-Gazette’s Event Calendar as well as the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Calendar.

These are just a few of our favorites!

Music 101 with Joan Tower: “Choreographing Sound”
Wednesday, October 20th 2010 from 2:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Joan Tower, PSO Composer of the Year and guest speaker. Presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Association, Music 101 is a lunchtime lecture series of informal presentations, providing the community with opportunities to hear personal insights from PSO musicians, conductors and key personnel. Held in an intimate setting at Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts, this informative series is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Doors open and lunch served at 11:15 am, no reservations necessary. Pack a lunch or call 412.392.3303 to order a Common Plea gourmet picnic lunch.

Women Rock
Thursday, October 21st 2010 at 5:30 p.m.
The August Wilson Center hosts A Spectacular Event of Women Artists.
One Stage. One Night.
Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.
Program begins at 7:30 p.m.

BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No1
Thursday, October 21st at 1:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, October 22nd – 23rd at 8:00 p.m.
Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts

Admission is $12.50 – $46.50
Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Olga Kern, piano. Tower: For the Uncommon Woman; Tower: Made in America; Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 1; Dvořák: Symphony No. 6. Joan Tower composed the fanfare, For the Uncommon Woman, to honor adventurous women and Made in America as a commission for 65 U.S. orchestras in all 50 states. Winner of the Rachmaninoff International Piano Competition, Olga Kern debuts in Rachmaninoff’s seldom-heard First Piano Concerto. Although composed in the Viennese symphonic tradition, Dvořák’s Sixth Symphony unmistakably portrays his Czech heritage.
Call the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at 412-392-4900 for more information.

The Pittsburgh Penguins!
Monday, October 18, 2010: Senators Vs. Penguins at 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 21, 2010: Penguins Vs. Predators at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 23, 2010: Penguins Vs. Blues at 8:00 p.m.

Fancy Nancy and Other Story Books Come to the Byham Theater

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Fancy Nancy and Other Story Books
Sunday, October 17th 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the Byham Theater

The Pittsburgh International Children’s Theater, a division of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, begins the 41st Family Series with Theatreworks USA’s revue of Fancy Nancy and Other Story Books!

Fancy Nancy and Other Story Books, performed by a five-member cast, is based off of six different best-selling children’s books. It is designed to incorporate various issues, ideas and themes related to growing up.

The books include: Fancy Nancy, Duck for President, Babymouse: The Musical, I Have to Go!, Leonardo the Terrible Monster, and Pirates Don’t Change Diapers.