Monday November 14

Erin McKeown. French rock and lovely piano waltzes from a multi-instrumentalist. Club Caf?. 7 pm. $12 in advance, $14 day of show. 21+.

SPIRIT Week Opening Reception. Learn about the week of celebrating black culture and meet faculty and students. Rangos 3, UC. 6:30 pm. Free.

Tuesday November 15

Lake Trout with benzos, Chalk Outline Party, and The Mandrake Project. A performance of selections from the new album Not Them, You with other pieces. Mr. Small?s. 7 pm. $8 in advance, $10 day of show.

Bob Schneider with Todd Thibaud. Club Caf?. 7 pm. $15. Ages 21+.

Wednesday November 16

Poet Laureate Ted Kooser Lecture and Reading. Adamson Wing, Baker Hall. 8 pm. Free.

Brown Bag Opera. A grab bag of opera delights. Pittsburgh Opera Studio, 801 Penn Ave. 12:15 pm. Free.

Marc Broussard with special guests Brandi Charlile and The Gibb Droll Band. Mr. Small?s. 7:30 pm. $15.

Thursday November 17

Center for the Arts in Society Student Affiliates Meeting. Hear about new projects in Pittsburgh working with the CAS. Baker Hall 154R. 4:30 pm. Free.

?The Caribbean Diaspora and Black Internationalism: Evidence and Explanation.? Lecture from Winston James of the University of California, Irvine. Porter Hall 100 (Gregg Hall). 4:30 pm. Free.

Friday November 18

Will Hoge with special guests The Trews and Townhall. Mr. Small?s. $10 in advance, $12 day of show. 7 pm.

Student Senate Academic Affairs Committee Open Forum. An open discussion with the CMU community about the new amendment concerning students? rights. Danforth Lounge. 4:30 pm. Free.

Saturday November 19

All-American Rejects. Ice Garden Arena. 7:30 pm. $17. Performance of pieces from the band?s new album, Move Along.

Corrosion of Conformity with Yigga Digga, One Lung Kenny and Never Die Alone. Mr. Small?s. $14 in advance, $16 day of show. 7 pm.

Spoken Word Performance by the Bridgespotters. Sponsored by SPIRIT Week. Rangos 3, UC. 6:30 pm. Free.

Sunday November 20

SPIRIT Cabaret Show. Watch a show full of variety and talent. McConomy Auditorium. 2 pm. Free.

All-University Orchestra Concert. Rangos Ballroom, UC. 3 pm. Free.

Yoon-Mi Lim Organ Concert. Heinz Chapel on South Bellefield Street. $12 non-students, $2 students. 4 pm.

Monday November 21

Blackalicious with special Zion I. Mr. Small?s. $14 in advance, $16 day of show. 8 pm.

Mark Pipas as The Sleaze. A free singalong night of pop that will cure the Monday blues. Ages 21+. Club Caf?. 10:30 pm. Free.


Blackalicious with special Zion I. Mr. Small?s. $14 in advance, $16 day of show. 8 pm.

Small Acts Exhibit. Space Pittsburgh. Free. Friday, November 11, through December 31. Artists use small acts of creative process, labor, and aesthetics to address larger socially and politically driven concerns.

412 Creative Nonfiction Literary Festival. University of Pittsburgh. Monday, November 7 through Saturday, November 12. Brings Pittsburgh writers together with prominent national authors. For more information, visit www.creativenonfiction.org.