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click to enlarge Inside New Dimension Comics in the Pittsburgh Mills - CP PHOTO: JARED WICKERHAM
CP photo: Jared Wickerham
Inside New Dimension Comics in the Pittsburgh Mills
Wed., Feb. 27 - Film

Don’t want people to see your home movies? Delete the tapes, people! Lucky for us, folks in the past didn’t take heed, which left behind absurd reels for experimental filmmakers to discover. Expect the unexpected at Glitter Box Theater during Archival Anomalies: Found Films from Frisco’s Craig Baldwin. 7:30 p.m. $8. BYOB. 460 Melwood Ave., Oakland. theglitterboxtheater.com

Thu., Feb. 28 — Lecture

The civil rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s were seminal in the fight for equal rights for Black Americans. Learn about those movements from an expert, Leonard Moore, who is also the vice president for diversity and community engagement at the University of Texas. 6-8 p.m. Heinz History Center,1212 Smallman St., Strip District. Free. heinzhistorycenter.org

click to enlarge Fred Armisen - PHOTO: LANCE BANGS
Photo: Lance Bangs
Fred Armisen

Fri., March 1 — Comedy/Music

Fred Armisen has always managed to inject musical components into his comedy, whether in his performances on Saturday Night Live, Portlandia, and in unforgettable fictional bands on Documentary Now! (long live the Blue Jean Committee). Now he's combining those passions outright with 2019's Comedy for Musicians but Everyone is Welcome tour, at Smalls tonight. 8 p.m. 400 Lincoln Ave., Millvale. All ages. $40. mrsmalls.com

Sat., March 2 — Comics

“It’s like Free Comic Book Day, only thicker!” Ka-pow! Head to any six New Dimension Comics location during store hours for Free Graphic Novel Day. Boom! Everyone gets a free book; buy a graphic novel from the store while you’re there, get an additional one free. Pow! Multiple locations. ndcomics.com

Sun., March 3 — Comedy

The Chabad of South Hills was scheduled to hold its annual Jewish Comedy Night the day after the Tree of Life Shooting. It was rescheduled, which is fitting because we need a laugh even more now. Comedian Sarge will headline the event at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall. 7 p.m. 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie. $36. chabadsh.com

Mon., March 4 — ART

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild presents Action · Movement · Revolution, a photography and mixed media exhibition described as documenting and highlighting “the human experience from how we define an American woman to the effects of gentrification to the struggles of refugees.” Includes work from Pittsburgh artists Kennethy Neely, Martha Rial, and Sarah Huny Young. Continues through April 5, 2019. 1815 Metropolitan St., North Side. Free. mcgyouthandarts.org

Tue., March 5 — Lecture

Dive into multimedia art with a lecture at the Kresge Theater from Carnegie Mellon University visiting professor in the School of Art Sean Lynch, whose work explores forgotten moments in history through sculpture, photography, and installations. 6:30 p.m. 5000 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Free. art.cmu.edu

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