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Wednesday 10.29.14

Not Finished Yet: Hazelwood’s Perseverance in the Face of Food Scarcity screening. Kresge Theatre. 4 p.m.
Afterward, there will be a panel discussion moderated by Ken Regal, Executive Director of Just Harvest.

Insane Clown Posse. Xtaza Nightclub. 7 p.m.
Words can’t describe what will occur at this event, but it will certainly be unforgettable. Expect to see law enforcement gathered outside this large gathering of fans known as juggalos; a legally-classified gang by the F.B.I.. Tickets can be purchased at ticketfly.com.

Aaron Carter. Hard Rock Café. 8 p.m.
It’s Aaron’s party, so why don’t you put away that problem set and come get it? Maybe he’ll beat Shaq, maybe he’ll want some candy; who knows what will go down? Expect a weird mix of feelings while singing along to songs you loved as an innocent child. Tickets can be purchased at ticketfly.com.

Thursday 10.30.14

Pittsburgh Performance Innovation Ensemble. Kresge Theatre. 8 p.m.
Conductor Andrew Heath will lead the ensemble in a repertoire of world premiere pieces: Benjamin Scheer’s Narcissus and Feuds as well as Nathan Faro’s Spirit Music.

Friday 10.31.14

Pablo Amoros, Piano. Kresge Theatre. 8 p.m.
Spanish pianist Pablo Amoros will give a recital featuring the works of Leonardo Balada and his pupils. A coffee and dessert reception will follow the performance. This event is free and open to the public.

Isle of the Dead. Heinz Hall. 7:30 p.m.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will be presenting Rachmaninoff’s poem The Isle of the Dead and his melancholic Symphony No. 3 just in time for Halloween. In addition, Nicola Benedetti will perform Szymanowski’s Concerto No. 1 for the first time in Pittsburgh. Performances continue through Sunday, and tickets can be purchased at trustarts.culturaldistrict.org.

Saturday 11.1.14

Beauty Slap. Brillobox. 9 p.m.
Join Beauty Slap, Jakeisrain, and Saumera for a celebration of Halloween at Brillobox. Beauty Slap incorporates live brass playing over electronic production, and Jakeisrain is a Carnegie Mellon-based electronic producer known for his creative use of samples and beats. This event is 21+.

Opening

Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals. Carnegie Museum of Art. Through March 2.
This retrospective collection examines and celebrates the groundbreaking and rule bending Pittsburgh photographer’s life and work. Admission to the Carnegie Museum of Art is free with a valid Carnegie Mellon student ID.

Ongoing

Public Record. SPACE Galleries. Through Nov. 9
A collection of works by nine different artists from the international community. This presentation is part of the Pittsburgh Biennial 2014. Admission to the SPACE Galleries is free and open to the public.

The Glass Menagerie. O’Reilly Theater. Through Nov. 2.
The Pittsburgh Public Theater presents the Tennessee Williams classic, inspired by his own life and mentally fragile family. Tickets start at $15.75 for students and anyone under the age of 26. Tickets can be purchased at trustarts.culturaldistrict.org.

Chuck Connelly: My America. The Andy Warhol Museum. Through Jan. 4.
As part of the 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial, the Warhol is presenting works from Pittsburgh native and surrealist painter Chuck Connelly. Admission to the museum is free with a Carnegie Mellon student ID.

The 13 Most Wanted Men. The Andy Warhol Museum. Through Jan. 4.
This exhibit explores a controversy Warhol ignited at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, when he expanded and displayed mug shots from NYPD records of the 13 most wanted men of 1962. Admission to the museum is free with a Carnegie Mellon student ID.