“Challenge of Diversity in Higher Education.” McConomy Auditorium, UC. 4:30–6 p.m.
Paper Cuts. Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. 6:30 p.m.
Printmaking and Etching Techniques. Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. 6:30 p.m.
David Lewis Lecture on Urban Design. Carnegie Museum of Art. 6:30 p.m.
“Design and Worldview.” Adamson Wing, Baker Hall 136A. 7 p.m.


Le Club Francophone. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. 5 p.m.
“Designing Products for the Visually Impaired.” Adamson Wing, Baker Hall 136A. 5–6:30 p.m.
School of Art Lecture Series. Carnegie Lecture Hall. 6 p.m.
Artist Lecture: Rachel Whiteread. Carnegie Museum of Art. 6 p.m.
Youth Talent Showcase. Union Project. 7 p.m.
Advanced Screening: Lions for Lambs. McConomy Auditorium. 7 p.m.


Student Organization Networking Lunch — Gaming and Technology Groups. McKenna/Peter, UC. 12–1:30 p.m.
Brown Bag Opera. Pittsburgh Opera Building. 12:15 p.m. 412.281.0912.
An Evening of Shopping in Shadyside. Stores stay open late, Shadyside. 5–9 p.m.
Author Dan Rooney. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, SouthSide Works. 6 p.m. 412.381.3600.
All Pro Wednesday. Funny Bone, Station Square. 7:30 p.m.
International Poetry Forum. Carnegie Lecture Hall. 8 p.m. 412.621.9893.
Electric Six. Also: We Are The Fury. Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 8 p.m.
John Weir. Improv, Waterfront. 8 p.m.
Zehetmair Quartet. Carnegie Music Hall. 8 p.m. 412.394.3353.


Bruce Nelson Memorial Lecture. Wean Hall 7500. 4 p.m.
University Lecture Series: Kevin Bickart. Adamson Wing, Baker Hall 136A. 4:30 p.m.
Miller Gallery Opening Reception. Regina Gouger Miller Gallery. 5–8 p.m.
Point of View: Writing Workshop. Silver Eye Center for Photography. 7 p.m. $15–$20.
University Lecture Series: Ida Aharoni. Porter Hall 100. 7 p.m.
Songs of Freedom. Byham Theater. 7:30 p.m. 412.434.7222.


Science and Spirituality Panel. Peter/McKenna/Wright Room, UC. 1:30–3 p.m.
Friday Afternoon Musical. Chatham University. 4 p.m. Free. 412.365.1140.
CAUSE Lecture Series. Steinberg Auditorium, Baker Hall A53. 4:30 p.m.
UC Fridays: Arab Student Organization. Kirr Commons. 4:30–6:30 p.m.
Artist Dialogue: Lowry Murgess and Douglas Fogle. Carnegie Museum of Art. 6 p.m.
Randall Munroe of xkcd. Wiegand Gym, UC. 6:30 p.m.
Just for a Cowboy. Also: Behemoth, Gojira, Beneath the Massacre. Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 7 p.m.
Scrooge Has Left the Building. Gaetano’s Restaurant. 7 p.m. 800.719.0998.
UPWords. Union Project. 7 p.m.
The Balmoral Classic: Friday Night Reception. Pittsburgh Athletic Association. 7 p.m. $20. 412.323.2707.
Pittsburgh’s Ultimate Comedy Competition. Slapsticks Comedy Loft. 8 p.m. 412.920.5653.
Stevie Wonder. Mellon Arena. 8 p.m. 412.323.1919.
Late Night: Water Polo Club. Wean/Kirr/Connan, UC. 9 p.m.–1 a.m.


Single Mingle. Riverview Park. 9 a.m. 412.395.5402.
Introduction to Lithography. Artists Image Resource. 9:30 p.m. 412.361.0873.
Tribute to William E. Brown. Rangos Ballroom, UC. 10 a.m.
Author John Knechtel. Silver Eye Center for Photography. 4 p.m.
Scrooge Has Left the Building. Funny Bone, Station Square. 7 p.m. 800.719.0998.
St. Laurence O’Toole Pipe Band. Carnegie Music Hall. 7:30 p.m. $25. 412.394.3353.
Blue Cheer. Rex Theatre. 8 p.m. 412.323.1919.
Ricardo Cobo. PNC Recital Hall, Duquesne University. 8 p.m. 412.394.3353.
Concert: Broken Social Scene. Wiegand Gym, UC. 8 p.m.
Karaoke For Cats. Quagmire’s. 8 p.m.
Amish Monkeys. Gemini Theater. 8 p.m. $7. 412.243.5201.
El Mundo. Synod Hall. 8 p.m. 412.361.2048.
Galactic. Also: The Lifesavas, Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 9 p.m.
The Balmoral Classic: Saturday Night Reception. Carnegie Music Hall. 11:30 p.m. $20. 412.323.2707.


Remembrance Day Parade. 10 a.m. Golden Triangle, Downtown.
Irony City: Brunch & Improv. Zenith. 10:30 a.m.
Polishfest 2007. University of Pittsburgh. 12 p.m. 412.231.1493.
The Academy Is. Also: Armor For Sleep, The Rocket Summer, Sherwood. Club Zoo. $19.99–$22. 412.323.1919.
The Spill Canvas. Also: Daphne Loves Derby, PlayRadioPlay, Treaty of Paris. Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 7 p.m.
Sunday Night Jazz. Rhythm House Café. 7 p.m.


Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief. Henry Heymann Theatre, University of Pittsburgh. Nov. 7–18. 412.624.7529.
Greece, Moths, and Paintings. Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Purnell Center for the Arts. Nov. 8–Dec. 21.
Raphie May. Improv, Waterfront. Nov. 8–11.
Plaid Tidings. Cabaret at Theater Square. Nov. 8–13. $50.50. 412.456.6666.
The Suitcase Royale. Andy Warhol Museum. Nov. 8–10.
Murderers. City Theatre. Nov. 8–Dec. 22.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Heinz Hall. Nov. 9–11.
Annie. Palace Theatre. Nov. 9–11.
Unfurgettable Fur & Shearling Event. SouthSide Works. Nov. 9–11.

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