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January Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Tuesday, Jan. 10
First Step: Business Start-Up Essentials (Butler)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, Butler Community Development Corporation, 112 Hollywood Dr., Suite 102, Butler.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc/events or call 412.396.1633.

Thursday, Jan. 12
First Step: Business Start-Up Essentials (Lawrence)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation, 100 East Reynolds St., New Castle, Pa.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc/events or call 412.396.1633.

Saturday, Jan. 14
Pittsburgh Song Collaborative: The Art of Cabaret
The concert promises a relaxed nightclub atmosphere and an evening of cabaret-inspired song. Featuring Dr. Benjamin Binder, artistic director and pianist; Daniel Teadt, baritone; and Liza Forrester Kelly, mezzo-soprano.
7:30 p.m., the Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Wednesday, Jan. 18
Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series: Making a Killing Working with the theme, For the Sake of Humanity, the Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series presents Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA. The film tells the stories of how guns and the billions of dollars made off of them affect the lives of everyday Americans.
7 p.m., Room 105, College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.
For more information, call 412.396.6415, email krausee@duq.edu or visit www.duq.edu/humanrights.

Friday, Jan. 20
High School Student Recital
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Sunday, Jan. 22
Faculty Recital Featuring pianist Kenneth Burky with special guest pianist Anoush Tchakarian.
3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Monday, Jan. 23
Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series: Salam Neighbor Working with the theme, For the Sake of Humanity, the Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series presents Salam Neighbor. The award-winning documentary, which tells the stories of our refugee neighbors, was created by two filmmakers who were the first to be allowed to be registered and given a tent inside a Syrian refugee camp. 7 p.m., Room 105, College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.
For more information, call 412.396.6415, email krausee@duq.edu or visit www.duq.edu/humanrights.

An Evening of Opera Scenes
Featuring Guenko Guechev, director of the opera workshop, and Daniel Meyer, director of orchestral activities.
7:30 p.m., the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Thursday, Jan. 26
Export Basics
This course is designed for manufacturers and technology companies seeking to initiate export programs; employees within exporting companies who need a basic knowledge of exporting; service firms seeking to improve their understanding of globalization. Topics include recognizing and identifying export opportunities; shipping and payment; and cultural issues, among others.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $49.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc/events or call 412.396.1633.

Friday, Jan. 27
Balancing Safety, Justice and Privacy: Body-Worn Cameras, Forensic Evidence and the Right to Know
Presented by the Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law, this Forensic Friday session will feature Erik Arneson, executive director of the Office of Open Records; Commander Clarence Trapp, head of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Department's Special Deployment Division; and Duquesne University Law Professor John Rago, who is one of the principal drafters of PA SB 976, a pending bill regarding law enforcement agencies adopting body-worn cameras. This session is open to the general public, and is offered both onsite and online to eligible professionals.
1 to 4:30 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Pl., Pittsburgh.
For more information, including cost and continuing legal education credit, call 412.396.1330, email wechtinstitute@duq.edu or visit www.duq.edu/forensics.

Saturday, Jan. 29
Voices of Spirit, Pappert Chorales with Arsenal Duo
Featuring conductor Dr. Caron Daley and conductor Ryan Keeling.
3 p.m., East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

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