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The Carlton’s Quick Picks

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Here are The Carlton’s Quick Picks for the week of October 11th.

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!

David Sedaris
Monday, October 11th 2010 at 8:00 p.m.
At the Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts
Tickets cost $25.00 – $45.00
With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today. David Sedaris is the author Barrel Fever and Holidays on Ice, as well as collections of personal essays, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and When You Are Engulfed in Flames, each of which became a bestseller.
Call David Sedaris for more information at 412-392-4900

Pennsylvania Governor’s Conference for Women
Thursday, October 14th, 2010 from 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center
The 7th annual Pennsylvania Governor’s Conference for Women, hosted by Governor Edward Rendell and the Pennsylvania Commission for Women,  features more than 75 nationally recognized speakers who will share their expertise on personal finance, career development, business and entrepreneurship, work-life balance, and much more. For the second year, the ReWork Career Fair, co-hosted by Tory Johnson, CEO of Women For Hire and workplace contributor on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” will feature free resume critiques, Mentor Match speed-mentoring and sessions designed to help attendees strengthen skill sets, land jobs and secure higher salaries.

Yo-Yo Ma in Recital
Saturday, October 16th 2010 at 8:00 p.m. at the Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts
Renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma returns to Heinz Hall for an evening of exceptional music-making. Arguably one of the most famous classical musicians, Yo- Yo Ma is also a best-selling classical recording artist with no fewer than 15 Grammy Awards to his name. Other esteemed awards include The Avery Fisher Prize and The National Medal of Arts.
Yo-Yo Ma in Recital is brought to you by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

The Pittsburgh Penguins!
Wednesday, October 13, 2010: Maple Leafs Vs. Penguins 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 15, 2010: Islanders Vs. Penguins at 7:00 p.m.
Monday, October 11, 2010: Penguins Vs. Devils at 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 16, 2010: Penguins Vs. Flyers at 7:00 p.m.