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Monday 11.10.14

Andrew Heath, Trumpet. Alumni Concert Hall. 8 p.m.
Andrew Heath will present a recital featuring Françaix, Mahler, Fasch, and more. This recital is given in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Trumpet Performance. The program includes Mahler’s “Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen” and the Fasch Concerto in D.

Tuesday 11.11.14

Lauren Groff reading. Kresge Theatre. 7 p.m.
The author offer of award finalists The Monsters of Templeton and Arcadia will read from her work as part of the Adamson Writers Series.

Wednesday 11.12.14

The Werks and Zoogma. Mr. Smalls Theatre. 8 p.m.
The Dayton, Ohio rock band accompanied by Atlanta-based electronic rock group Zoogma will perform at Mr. Smalls as part of their fall tour. Tickets start at $15 and can be purchased at ticketfly.com.

Friday 11.14.14

Adele Grabowski, High Mezzo Soprano. Kresge Theatre. 7 p.m.
Featured on the recital is music by Bach, Mozart, Eric Wilder, and more. This recital is given in partial fulfillment for the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Vocal Performance.

Power Loom opening reception. The Frame Gallery. 6 p.m. Through Nov. 20.
Power Loom is a two-person exhibition by Kevin Brophy and Adam Milner that includes new projects in photography, sculpture, performance, and installation which examine the relation of self to and within larger social structures.

Sci-Fi Spectacular. Heinz Hall. 7:30 p.m.
Experience an out-of-this-world concert conducted by the world-renowned Jack Everly and featuring music from 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Trek, E.T., Close Encounters of the Third Kind and more. This extraterrestrial journey through the music of classic Sci-Fi TV and movies comes complete with special effects and costume changes. Through Sunday.

Saturday 11.15.14

Beauty Slap. Altar Bar. 8 p.m.
The Liza Colby Sound and Memphis Hill in support. The electronic brass group will perform. Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased at ticketfly.com.

Walk the Moon. Wiegand Gym. 7 p.m.
Public in support. The Cincinnati indie rock band will give a show for the Carnegie Mellon community hosted by AB Concerts. Admission is free with Carnegie Mellon ID.

Ongoing

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.

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 valid Carnegie Mellon 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 valid Carnegie Mellon ID.

Opening

The Trojan Women: A Love Story. Chosky Theater. Through Nov. 22.
A hundred thousand years of modern humanity. A hundred thousand years of war. Charles Mee sets the ancient Greek play The Trojan Women in a modern world, bringing us face to face with the agonizing causes and undeniable effects of war and its impact on the vulnerable.

L’Hotel. O’Reilly Theater. Through Dec. 14th.
Six great stars from hundreds of years apart find themselves together in a strange and wondrous hotel. How do Sarah Bernhardt and Jim Morrison end up at the same breakfast table? In a battle of wits, will Oscar Wilde or Victor Hugo triumph? Does the Ouija board favor Isadora Duncan or Gioachino Rossini? Find these and more enticing answers in the world premiere of Ed Dixon’s comedy L’Hotel, a play that will make celebrity-watchers think they’ve died and gone to heaven. Presented by the Pittsburgh Public Theater.