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TUESDAY 3.4.14

Master Class with David Russell. Alumni Concert Hall, CFA. 7:30 p.m.
David Russell will lead a free and open master class for violin.

Dinh Q. Lê Lecture. Kresge Theater, CFA. 5 p.m.
The Vietnamese artist will discuss his past work, which combines traditional Vietnamese craft with images and fragments of history and modern truths, as well as his projects for the 2013 Carnegie International.

WEDNESDAY 3.5.14

Carnegie Mellon University Philharmonic. Carnegie Music Hall. 8 p.m.
Free with a Carnegie Mellon ID, the Philharmonic will present their annual Student Composers Concert, featuring original works composed for orchestra by School of Music students.

Discussion of Light and Belief: Sketches of Life from the Vietnam War with Dinh Q. Lê. Carnegie Museum of Art. 6:30 p.m.
An in-depth discussion about art, war, and image, using Lê’s 2013 Carnegie International installation Life and Belief: Sketches of Life from the Vietnam War, as a starting point. This event is free and open to the public.

THURSDAY 3.6.14

Pusha T. Altar Bar. 7:30 p.m.
After releasing one of the most buzzed-about rap albums of 2013, My Name Is My Name, Pusha T is taking his ferocious rhymes and strong delivery on tour and stopping in Pittsburgh. Tickets start at $28.

All That Jazz: A Symphonic Celebration of Kander & Ebb. Heinz Hall. 8 p.m. Through Mar. 9.
Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a celebration of the Broadway songwriting team John Kander and Fred Ebb. The concert will feature selections from such shows as Chicago, Cabaret, and New York, New York.

FRIDAY 3.7.14

BRIT FLOYD. Benedum Center. 8 p.m.
A Pink Floyd tribute act will be performing a new three-hour chronological musical journey that spans the entire Pink Floyd recording career from 1967 through 1994. Tickets start at $37.25 and can be purchased at trustarts.culturaldistrict.org.

An Iliad. O’Reilly Theater. 8 p.m. Through Apr. 6
A modern retelling of the ancient epic by Homer, An Iliad features one man playing all of the famous characters, such as Achilles and Helen of Troy. Tickets start at $23 and can be purchased at trustarts.culturaldistrict.org.

SATURDAY 3.8.14

Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève. Bynham Theater. 8 p.m.
Featuring two world-renowned choreographers Andonis Foniadakis and Ken Ossola, the world class Geneva Ballet will perform in Pittsburgh. Their dances will be set to Handel and Fauré, the classics. Find out more and purchase tickets at trustarts.culturaldistrict.org.

SUNDAY 3.9.14

Unexpected Broadway: A Cabaret by Renaissance City Choir. East Liberty Presbyterian Church. 3 p.m.
The Renaissance City Choir highlights the unifying power of music, specifically in LGBTQ culture. The Choir will perform selections from Broadway ranging from the well-known and loved to the rarely-recognized and nearly-forgotten. Through the music, the RCC will examine how the mash-up of song selections crafted on- and off-stage personalities.

ONGOING

2013 Carnegie International. Carnegie Museum of Art. Through Mar. 16
The Carnegie International is the oldest North American exhibition of contemporary art from around the globe.

Judge Jackie Justice. Cabaret at Theater Square. Through Apr. 27
This new musical comedy based on courtroom television features cases that deal with aliens, zombies, and more.

The Secret Life of Robots. SPACE Gallery. Through Apr. 27
The exhibition by artist Toby Atticus Fraley features a dozen scenes of robots in everyday scenarios — domestic vignettes presenting an unpolished look into the unseen, and often mundane, lives of robots.

Congregation. Market Square. Through Mar. 16.
Congregation is an interactive kinetic light installation that responds to pedestrian movement, transforming Market Square into a veritable stage.