Eric Hutchinson. Stage AE. 7:30 p.m.
Singer-songwriter Eric Hutchinson will perform at Stage AE. His music is a blend of rock, folk pop, and power pop, and he is known for his witty and often sarcastic lyrics.


Oberhofer. The Andy Warhol Museum. 8 p.m.
Indie pop quartet Oberhofer will play at the Warhol’s intimate theater. Oberhofer’s debut release was produced by renowned producer Steve Lillywhite and was released in 2011 on Glassnote Records. Tickets are $12 for students and members of the Warhol, and $15 for general admission.


Straight No Chaser. Benedum Center. 8 p.m.
The all-male a cappella group from Indiana University will perform its signature pop music, which combines musical talent and humor.


Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic. Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland. 8 p.m.
The Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic will perform under the baton of guest conductor Ari Pelto to end the 2011–12 concert series. The program will include American composer Samuel Barber’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra — performed by junior Erica Hudson — and Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu’s Frescoes of Piero della Francesca.


Adamson Student Writing Awards Ceremony. Adamson Auditorium. 8 p.m.
This year’s student writing awards will be presented live. American mystery novelist K.C. Constantine will give a special presentation at the event.

Pandemic: Get Folked. Brillobox. 9:30 p.m. 21+.
This monthly party features a heavy Balkan theme, with DJ Timov playing Balkan brass, folk, and hip hop. The event runs until 2 a.m.

Boy. Harris Theater (809 Liberty Ave.). Time TBA.
In this 2010 New Zealand film, an 11-year-old named Boy is forced to find a balance between reality and fantasy when his father returns home from jail after many years. The film is directed by Taika Waititi, whose 2003 short film Two Cars, One Night received an Academy Award nomination.


Beautiful Beasts: The Search for Identity. Box Heart Gallery (4523 Liberty Ave.). 5 p.m.
The exhibit featuring local artist Mark Loebach’s paintings will open with a public reception on Saturday. Loebach’s large-scale paintings of bodies in motion explore the layers of human identity.

Kraftwerk Autobahn Reimagined. Howler’s Coyote Cafe (4509 Liberty Ave.). 9 p.m. 21+.
“Pittsburgh’s father of electronic music” Steve Scuilli will re-work influencial German electronic band Kraftwerk’s album Autobahn. The event has a $5 cover charge, but is free for guests who wear a Kraftwerk T-shirt.


Native Pennsylvania, A Wildflower Walk. Fifth floor, Hunt Library. Through June 29.
This collaborative exhibition between the Hunt Institute and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s botany department celebrates Pennsylvania’s natural world, featuring collections of plants and watercolors.

Gestures: Intimate Friction. The Mattress Factory. Through Nov. 30.
Carnegie Mellon adjunct associate professor of architecture Mary-Lou Arscott guest-curates this collaborative exhibit featuring installations by artists, architects, and activists. The exhibit is displayed at the museum’s location at 1414 Monterey St.


Kicksburgh. Rangos Hall. May 7, 6–8 p.m.
Sponsored by Reebok, the student-taught Sneakerology 101 class will host its final event of the year. The event will feature student performers, local vendors, and stations for customizing sneakers.

Impressionism in a New Light: From Monet to Stieglitz. Carnegie Museum of Art. May 12–Aug. 26.
The exhibit will feature more than 150 works from impressionist artists from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including Mary Cassatt and Vincent Van Gogh.

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