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A&E briefs: 'Assassins' musical presented by Split Stage; free jazz performance

| Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, 8:57 p.m.

‘Assassins' at garden center

Split Stage Productions will present the musical “Assassins,” by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman, on Jan. 30 and Feb. 4 to 6 at the Greensburg Garden and Civic Center.

The one-act musical looks at the lives of the nine people who have assassinated or tried to assassinate a president of the United States.

The performances are at 8 p.m. Tickets are $19.99.

Details: splitstage.com

— Tribune-Review

Free jazz performance

The Westmoreland County Community College Jazz Vocal Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 3 in Room 6121 at WCCC-Latrobe, 130 Depot St.

The free concert will feature selections from the 1940s to the present.

Directed by assistant professor of music Roderick Booker, the ensemble features community members of various ages and professions.

The concert is sponsored by the WCCC Cultural Programming Committee.

Details: wccc.edu

— Shirley McMarlin

‘Monologues' at Pitt-Greensburg

Eve Ensler's “The Vagina Monologues” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 and 12 in the Mary Lou Campana Chapel and Lecture Center at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg in Hempfield.

The presentation is part of the annual V-Day observance, a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls that was inspired by the play.

Each of the monologues deals with an aspect of the female experience. A new monologue is added yearly to highlight a current issue affecting women around the world.

The event is sponsored by the Pitt-Greensburg Gay Straight Alliance. Proceeds will benefit the Blackburn Center Against Domestic and Sexual Violence in Greensburg.

Admission is $8, $5 for students.

Details: greensburg.pitt.edu

— Shirley McMarlin

Museum Cafe cart

The Museum Cafe cart at the Westmoreland Museum of Art is open for business.

The cafe features farm-to-table lunch options in partnership with The Supper Club from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. The menu will change with the seasons. Offerings include a turkey and swiss club sandwich, harvest salad and quiche with spinach, bacon and carmelized onion.

From Feb. 5 to 7, the museum will celebrate the grand opening of the Museum Cafe cart with free samples, raffles and special discounts.

Museum admission is not required to dine.

Details: 724-837-1500 or thewestmoreland.org

— Tribune-Review

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