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The Carlton’s Quick Picks

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Here are The Carlton’s Quick Picks for the week of April 12th.

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 the White Tie Group.“Old Friends” with White Tie Group, jazz trio. Presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Association, Music 101 is a lunchtime lecture series of informal presentations on Tuesday, April 13th. It provides the community with opportunities to hear personal insights from PSO musicians, conductors and key personnel. Come to Heinz Hall for this free event open to the public. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. for lunch. Reservations are not necessary. For more information visit Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership.

Best of Italy Wine Dinner at The Carlton. On Thursday, April 15th Roland Marandino, the Wine Ambassador for Cecchi Winery and Sartori Winery visits The Carlton Restaurant to present a “Best of Italy” Wine Dinner. Enjoy three wines rated over ’90” points including a blockbuster Amarone/Chianti comparison course. This is an evening that will please the palate and Roland is sure to entertain and educate you about the world of Italian Wine!

Swan Lake. The most popular of all classical ballets is coming to the Benedum Center April 16th-April 18th. Swan Lake is the ultimate tale of betrayal and everlasting love. It’s an emotionally charged production that will take your breath away. Don’t miss the excellent show! Stop by the Carlton Restaurant for dinner and a free limo ride to the Benedum Center. For more information visit Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre.

LINES Ballet Tonight and Tomorrow

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Alonzo King’s LINE Ballet: Signs and Wonders is playing tonight and tomorrow at the August Wilson Center. This San Francisco-based dance company colors outside the lines to bring forth works that re-imagine, reinvigorate and reinvent ballet. Originally commissioned by the Dance Theatre of Harlem, Signs and Wonders incorporates indigenous drumming and vocals from a myriad of African tribes, as it examines the relationship between contemporary ballet and African musical traditions.

Make sure you stop by and see this incredible show while it’s in town! Stop by The Carlton for dinner before the show and make it a night out!