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MONDAY3.5.12

Born in Flames. Rangos Hall. 4:30 p.m.
Arts Greenhouse presents the Born in Flames Tour workshop led by touring artists Jean Grae, Invincible, and Tamar-Kali. The workshop will focus on the marginalized impact of women, women of color, and LGBT communities on the history of music and the ways different artists have tried to counter these narratives. The workshop will be followed by a concert at 7:30 p.m.

TUESDAY3.6.12

Will Eisner’s New York. ToonSeum. Through May 27.
The ToonSeum will display cartoonist Will Eisner’s work. The exhibit features original works of the comics pioneer, tracing an informal history of New York and comics.

The Kooks with Yawn. Mr. Small’s Theatre. 8 p.m.
British pop rock band The Kooks will perform a show with Yawn. The Kooks released its debut album Inside In/Inside Out in 2006.

WEDNESDAY3.7.12

Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey. CONSOL Energy Center. 7:30 p.m.
The Pittsburgh Penguins face off against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

King Britt. AVA Lounge. 10 p.m.
Producer and DJ King Britt will perform at AVA Lounge. King Britt works across genre lines, creating a unique blend of house, hip hop, nu-jazz, funk, and afrotech.

THURSDAY3.8.12

Cary Lynn Kleid: My Favorite Feminists. WildCard, 4209 Butler St. 6 p.m.
Local artist Cary Lynn Kleid will present a collection of abstract collage portraits of feminist pioneers in celebration of Women’s History Month. The exhibit will feature first-, second-, and third-wave feminists and will be on display at WildCard through mid-April.

Off the Top Presents: Spring Show. Margaret Morrison A14. 8 p.m.
Carnegie Mellon’s own Off the Top Improv Comedy Troupe will present short- and long-form performances. The show is free and open to the public.

FRIDAY3.9.12

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: Haydn, Previn, and Mendelssohn. Heinz Hall. 8 p.m.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will perform Franz Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 102, André Previn’s Triple Concerto, and Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4, “Italian.” The performance will be conducted by André Previn and will feature solos by George Vosburgh (trumpet), William Caballero (horn), and Craig Knox (tuba).

SATURDAY3.10.12

Humanaut presents: Out of Order. Belvedere’s. 9 p.m. 21+.
This monthly DJ event will feature renowned Pittsburgh musician CUTPUS (Geoff Maddock). Maddock is known for bringing a wide variety of music to the city over the years and will perform alongside Cleveland-based artist Jason Burns and Pittsburgh DJ Mr. Hamilton. There is a $5 cover charge starting at 10 p.m.

A Streetcar Named Desire. Benedum Center. Through March 11.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre presents an adaption of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, taking the audience inside the mind of an aging southern belle. The production is choreographed by John Neumeier. Tickets are available through the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.

ONGOING

About Face. The Andy Warhol Museum. Through May 13.
New York photographer Arne Svenson created a series of three-dimensional, large-format portraits in collaboration with The Warhol. The portraits are mounted on the wall and fixed open at a 55-degree angle, so patrons can view the neutral portrait from one angle and see an accompanying portrait of an emotional motivator from another.

Maya Lin. Carnegie Museum of Art. Through May 13.
The exhibit features work from American sculpture and landscape artist Maya Lin. Elements from architecture, sculpture, nature, and ecology contribute to Lin’s unique approach to landscapes; the exhibit features a variety of works from large-scale topographic representations to delicate wall installations of silver pins. The exhibit is organized by Raymund Ryan, curator at the Heinz Architectural Center at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

UPCOMING

Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival: Faces of Others. March 22–April 15.
This year’s International Film Festival focuses on the concept of the Other and features independent films from all over the world. The opening night reception will be held at the Melwood Screening Room at 7:15 p.m. on March 22, and will include a screening of El Sicario.

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