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The Carlton’s Quick Picks

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Here are The Carlton’s Quick Picks for the week of November 1st.

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!

IUP Plays Pittsburgh
Monday, November 1st at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall
The Indiana University of Pennsylvania Music Department perform an annual grand concert including Wind Ensemble, Opera Theater, Trombone Choir, Keystone Winds, and pianist, Henry Wong Doe. The evening begins with a dessert reception at 6:30 p.m. and concludes with the IUP Marching Band.
Call IUP for details at 412-392-4900

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC
Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 – Sunday, November 7th, 2010 at the Benedum Center see what The New York Times calls, “A flawless production!”

A stunning reinvention produced by Lincoln Center Theater, South Pacific swept the 2008 Tony® Awards, winning seven honors including Best Musical Revival and Best Director for Bartlett Sher. The breathtaking new production features a cast of 34 and a full orchestra of 26 members–the largest orchestra of any touring Broadway production.

Set on a tropical island during World War II, the musical tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of war and by their own prejudices. The beloved score’s songs include Some Enchanted Evening, Im Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair, and There is Nothin’ Like a Dame.
Visit the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust for more information.

Elizabeth Gilbert
Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.
Dubbed a “Rock Star Author” by Oprah Winfrey, Elizabeth Gilbert’s novel Eat, Pray, Love spent over 155 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller List and has been published in more than 30 languages, selling over six million copies worldwide. Her latest book, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace With Marriage, is also a New York Times Best Seller.
At the Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts
RMU Presents the Pittsburgh Speakers Series.
Call 412-392-4900 for more information.

Pittsburgh Penguins!
Away Games:

Wednesday, November 3, 2010: Penguins Vs. Stars at 8:30 p.m.
Friday, November 5, 2010: Penguins Vs. Ducks at 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 6, 2010: Penguins Vs. Coyotes at 9:00 p.m.