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Week Five

Wed., Oct. 10

47. ART — Paradox: The Body in the Age of AI. Before robots take over the world, what can we learn from the human body? Eleven artists examine the power of our flesh and bones in Paradox: The Body in the Age of AI, on all three floors of CMU’s rebranded gallery. Continues through Feb. 3, 2019. The Miller Institute for Contemporary Art, 5000 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Free. miller-ica.cmu.edu

Thu., Oct. 11

48. SPORTS — Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Vegas Golden Knights. Marc-Andre Fleury’s second game in Pittsburgh as the face of Las Vegas hockey won’t be as emotional as his return last season. Fancy a potential Stanley Cup Final preview? This is the game for you. 7 p.m. PPG Paints Arena, 1001 Fifth Ave., Downtown. $61-478. pittsburghpenguins.com

49. CRUISE — Fall Foliage Cruise. Even Pittsburghers might not know how fruitful their region is when it comes to fall foliage. Take a colorful tour by way of the rivers, cruising around the confluence on one of the Gateway Clipper fleet’s ships. Also Oct. 11-13, and Oct. 19. Gateway Clipper. 350 W. Station Square Drive, Station Square. $70-76. gatewayclipper.com

Fri., Oct. 12

50. DRINK — Pittsburgh Libations Week. Over the past few years, Pittsburgh’s libations scene has expanded tremendously. To celebrate and educate the community about adult-beverage culture, industry professionals are coming together to hold a fun, informational, week-long series of events. Continues through Sat., Oct. 20. Multiple Locations. (Kickoff bash at Nova Place). Prices vary. pittsburghlibationsweek.com

51. MUSIC — Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra honors one of cinema’s most distinctive composers. Featuring the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, this evening includes scores from films such as Batman, Beetlejuice, and Edward Scissorhands. Continues through Sun., Oct 14. 8 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown. Tickets start at $22. pittsburghsymphony.org

Sat., Oct. 13

52. OUTDOORS — Fineview Step Challenge. Beat all your Fitbit friends with the 5-Mile Urban Step & Trail Challenge. Starting at the Fineview Overlook, attendees will ascend Fineview’s hills, streets, and staircases. Included on this challenge is Pittsburgh’s steepest stairs, which has 331 steps. Wear comfy shoes. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Overlook Park, Fineview. $25. racewire.com

53. COMEDY — Maria Bamford. Those familiar with Netflix show Lady Dynamite already know Maria Bamford’s endearing, wildly imaginative, and unorthodox approach. She has a penchant for performing in non-traditional venues, such as her parents’ living room. Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall is much more convenient. 8 p.m. Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall, 510 E. 10th Ave., Munhall. $30-39.75. librarymusichall.com

54. DRINKS — Maggie's Farm Rum 5th Anniversary. Help local distillery Maggie’s Farm Rum celebrate its fifth anniversary. There are five cocktails, five beers, five food vendors, and five bands. High five! 3-10 p.m. “Under the bridge,” 3212 Smallman St., Strip District. $5. facebook.com/maggiesfarmrum

Sun., Oct. 14

55. LIT — Eighth Annual Pittsburgh Zine Fair. The Pittsburgh Zine Fair continues its mission of connecting indie press fans with producers of self-published, non-commercial works at its latest gathering. Browse a bunch of comic books, fiction, poetry booklets, and mixed media under one roof at the Union Project. 2-8 p.m. Union Project, 801 N. Negley Ave., Highland Park. Free. pghzinefair.com

56. MUSIC — Atmosphere. Hip-hop duo Atmosphere once drove from Minneapolis to Dallas to play a show for $250, or so says HipHopDX. That’s serious dedication. It’s safe to assume this group makes more now, but its dedication remains ever the same. 7 p.m. Stage AE, 400 North Shore Drive, North Side. $27.50-30. promowestlive.com

Mon., Oct. 15

57. FILM — Witches Movie Week. Open your coven's group-chat and get the word out. Four witch-themed films are coming to Row House: Hocus Pocus, Suspiria, The Craft, and The Witch. Continues through Thu., Oct. 18. Row House Cinema, 4115 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $9. rowhousecinema.com

Tue., Oct. 16

58. ART — Devan Shimoyama: Cry, Baby. Andy Warhol inspired generations of artists. Among them is Philadelphia-born, Pittsburgh-based artist Devan Shimoyama. Check out a selection of his eclectic, inspiring paintings, photos, and sculptures about race and sexuality in his first solo exhibition, Cry, Baby. Continues through March 17, 2019. Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St., North Side. Included with museum admission. warhol.org



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