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Pale Waves, The Candescents

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Pale Waves, The Candescents

Fri., Nov. 17, 7 p.m.
412-821-4447

$12.00 - $14.00

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Cattivo 146 44th St., Pittsburgh Lawrenceville (map)

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Pittsburgh Architecture Movie Festival

Fri., Nov. 17, 7-10 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 18, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
412-390-4040
Springboard Design 1931 Sidney St., Pittsburgh South Side (map)

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9th Annual My People Series - Queer Artist Showcase

Fri., Nov. 17, 8 p.m.
412-363-4321

The My People series explores the life of queer people of color through award-winning films, community conversations and performances to celebrate the rich contributions made by LGBTQIA people of color. This program is a platform for new works and alternative perspectives that amplify underrepresented voices to build a strong, active and vibrant community. This year we celebrate the strength and diverse talents of LGBTQ POC through innovative artistic practices in our 1st annual Queer Artist Showcase. Featured performers include Nick Daniels - The DANA Movement Ensemble 2.0, Princess Jafar, Trevor C Miles, Brittney Chantele, Mara Daviis and Tinky Younger (of KNOwSHADE), and more surpises!
The Alloy Studios 5530 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh Friendship (map)

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Lez Zeppelin

Fri., Nov. 17, 8 p.m.
724-799-8333
Jergel's Rhythm Grille 285 Northgate Dr., Warrendale Warrendale (map)
PittStop Lindy Hop

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PittStop Lindy Hop

Fri., Nov. 17, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.
717-422-7667

PittStop Lindy Hop Exchange is a series of dances that happens throughout the weekend. PittStop welcomes dancers of all ages and experience levels. Music Friday night will be provided by The Boilermaker Jazz Band. The band interprets the great American song book in their own unique fashion, bringing the swinging sounds of the jazz age back to life. You’ll hear familiar classics and rarities performed by superb instrumentalists and heartfelt vocalists. $20
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall 4141 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh Oakland (map)

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Abraham Lincoln Exhibit

Mondays, Wednesdays-Saturdays. Continues through Dec. 31
412-231-7881

260 mostly vintage original photos, asculpture of Lincoln’s bust & a rare showing of the Life Mask taken just two months before is assassination can be seen close-up.

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A Second Home

Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Aug. 31
412-231-3169

Work by Dennis Maher.
Mattress Factory Satellite Gallery 1414 Monterey St., Pittsburgh North Side (map)
The Notion of Family: LaToya Ruby Frazier

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The Notion of Family: LaToya Ruby Frazier

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Continues through Nov. 18
412-431-1810

Silver Eye presents a selection of LaToya Ruby Frazier’s seminal series The Notion of Family at it’s new Penn Avenue gallery. Frazier’s images explore the painful effects of decades of industrial decline, poverty, and systemic racism in her hometown of Braddock, PA. Artist talk & A book signing October 5, 3-5 p.m.
Silver Eye Center for Photography 4808 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh Bloomfield (map)

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Xanadu

Wednesdays-Fridays, 7:30 p.m., Saturdays, 2 & 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Dec. 17
412-325-6769

From the golden age of romantic comedies, legwarmers and Pac-Man…XANADU is a classic tale of boy meets girl - except that girl is actually Greek muse “Kira” sent from the heavens to Venice Beach, California to help struggling artist, Sonny, achieve his greatest dream – to open the first ROLLER DISCO! When Kira falls into forbidden love with this mortal, her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation, and chaos [and hilarity] abound. Presented by the Pittsburgh CLO.
Cabaret at Theater Square 655 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh Downtown (map)

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Emissary Sunsets the Self

Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 28
412-622-3131

A large-scale digital simulation of "infinite duration" that use the language of video games to explore evolution and human behavior. Work by Ian Cheng.
Carnegie Museum of Art 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh Oakland (map)

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Exploration of Color

Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Feb. 11
412-361-0873

Exhibitions by Jo-Anne Bates, the 2017 Artist of the Year, and Haylee Ebersole. Opening reception Nov. 17, 5:30 - 9:00 pm.
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts 6300 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh Shadyside (map)
Worlds Within

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Worlds Within

Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Continues through Dec. 15
412-268-2434

This exhibition is a unique collaboration between the Hunt Institute & the Miller Gallery. The two venues, at either end of the Carnegie Mellon University campus, are exhibiting botanical micrographs by British artist Rob Kesseler (1951-) alongside botanical wall charts from Carl Ignaz Leopold Kny's (1841-1916) series "Botanische Wandtafeln" (Berlin, Paul Parey, 1874-1911). Join us Sept. 22, 5-7 p.m. for the reception. Free
On the Making of Steel Genesis: Sandra Gould Ford + LaToya Ruby Frazier

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On the Making of Steel Genesis: Sandra Gould Ford + LaToya Ruby Frazier

Fridays, Saturdays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Wednesdays, Thursdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31
412-431-1810

On the Making of Steel Genesis: Sandra Gould Ford is a collaborative exhibition that explores the work and life of artist Sandra Gould Ford. The exhibition includes new work by LaToya Ruby Frazier and images, writings, and documents by Sandra Gould Ford.
Shelter: Crafting a Safe Home

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Shelter: Crafting a Safe Home

Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Feb. 17
412-261-7003

How does lack of safety and security, from the physical elements as well as unseen external dangers, affect our psyche and ability to live and flourish? Shelter:Crafting a Safe Home is a socially engaged art experience that provides a forum for craft artists’ responses to issues of shelter—global and local, public and private. Shelter aims to create awareness and open dialogue around an urgent social issue. The exhibition will validate the human experience by showcasing art infused with personal stories and perspectives, and will demonstrate that art-making is a vehicle for open communication, healing, and compassion. 0
The Society for Contemporary Craft 2100 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh Strip District (map)

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DODO

Fridays, 6:30 p.m., Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. and Sundays, 6:30 p.m. Continues through Nov. 19
412-471-0999

“Since 1760, they’ve operated in secret, preparing the way. Once considered legend, they’ve been steadily growing in number and influence. Their existence, in direct response to a pressing need expressed by the natural world, is one of the most significant and far-reaching stories in America: a story of un-natural selection. A story of extinction. The actions of humanity have set into motion events that will outlive our species. It must now be determined what will endure. Do you know how you got here? Do you know where you’re going? Our past is a memory, our future is certain. DODO: the time has come.”
Bricolage 937 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh Downtown (map)
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