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CMU Art Lecture: Shannon Ebner
Tuesday, Oct. 3
6:30–8 p.m.
Kresge Theater, College of Fine Arts
More info: facebook.com

Join the remarkable Shannon Ebner for a fascinating lecture about the evocative symbolism that ties into her artwork. Ebner’s work has been on display in the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, amongst others, and is known for its fresh perspective on how we approach the most pressing issues of today.

Pixies
Wednesday, Oct. 4
7–10 p.m.
Stage AE
400 N Shore Dr
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Tickets: ticketnetwork.com

The Boston-based alternative rock band is coming to Pittsburgh as a part of its North American tour this fall. Fresh off their latest LP Head Carrier, the band is making rounds of both the United States and Canada. Be on the lookout for hits from Head Carrier such as the title song “Head Carrier,” “Might as Well Be Gone,” and “All I Think About Now” to prep for this incredible show.

Eddie Izzard in Pittsburgh
Wednesday, Oct. 4
8–11 p.m.
Byham Theater
719 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Tickets: ConcertWith.Me

The hilarious Primetime Emmy award-winning stand-up comedian Eddie Izzard is coming to the Byham Theater this Wednesday evening for what promises to be an evening to remember. Izzard is best known for his monologue-style comedy that touches on everything from politics to his own twisted life.

THALI
Friday, Oct. 6
5:30–9 p.m.
The Frame Gallery
5200 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Join Gowri Sunder, a senior pursuing a Bachelors of Humanities and Arts in psychology and fine arts, for the opening of her show exploring the stories of second-generation Indian girlhood. The eclectic exhibit uses a variety of media to evoke tradition, change, and the collision of cultural worlds. Snacks will be provided. The show will be on display until Oct. 8.

Fright Night at Kennywood
Saturday, Oct. 7
6 p.m.–12 a.m.
Kennywood Park
4800 Kennywood Blvd
West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
More info: kennywood.com

If you love amusement parks and you love being spooked, Fright Night at Kennywood is an opportunity that simply cannot be missed. Experience the joys of the park at night, packed with eerie surprises around every corner. Fright Nights will occur throughout October.

Manor At Midnight: The Fly
Saturday, Oct. 7
11:59 p.m.–1:45 a.m.
The Manor Theatre
1729 Murray Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Tickets: manorpgh.com

Catch David Cronenburg’s monumental film this Saturday and re-live the classic story of a science experiment gone terribly wrong. What’s more, the event kicks off at midnight. This is the perfect way to get into the Halloween spirit. Check out The Manor’s website to see their other “Manor At Midnight” films.