Tuesday 2.3.15

Art Lecture Series. Kresge Theater. 5 p.m.
The School of Art’s spring lecture series continues with Peter Schumann, a renowned puppeteer who used his medium both to entertain and make political statements during the Vietnam War era.

Wednesday 2.4.15

Zap Mama + Antibalas. Byham Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
Making their collaborative debut, Zapa Mama and Antibalas bring together their diverse styles of Afro music, also drawing inspiration from Europe, South America, and urban America. Tickets start at $25.

Thursday 2.5.15

Garth Brooks. Consol Energy Center. 6:30 p.m.
Country musician Garth Brooks will bring his tour to Pittsburgh for the weekend, joined by his wife and country singer Trisha Yearwood for his shows on Saturday February 7. Shows will be every night from Thursday through Sunday. Tickets start at $69.

Friday 2.6.15

Out of the Box. Andy Warhol Museum. 7 p.m.
Chief Archivist Matt Wrbican and Cataloguer Erin Byrne, joined by Benjamin Liu, special guest and former assistant to Warhol, will open one of Warhol’s time capsules, filed in the 1970s. Tickets are $8 for students and members and $10 for the general public.

Saturday 2.7.15

Reggae Fusion Fest. Altar Bar. 8 p.m.
Headlined by ORieL & The Revoluters, also featured Truths & Rites, Jah Ques, Ras Maisha, and an African dance ensemble. Must be 21 or over. Tickets are $15.

Machine Head. Mr. Smalls Theatre. 9 p.m.
Oakland, CA-based heavy metal band stop in Pittsburgh during their 42-city North American tour. Tickets are $25.

Sunday 2.8.15

Evan Kahn. Kresge Theatre. 7 pm.
Cellist Evan Kahn will perform the works of Steven Stucky, J. S. Bach, Ned Rorem, Tchaikovsky, and Brahms for his senior recital.

Editor’s Note: Evan is a beloved long-time staff member of The Tartan and all of us here wish him the best of luck!


My Fair Lady. The O’Reilly Theatre. Through Feb. 22.
The classic musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion tells the story of the transformation of Eliza Doolittle from Cockney flower girl to fine lady. Directed by Ted Pappas.

Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals. Carnegie Museum of Art. Through March 2.
This retrospective collection examines and celebrates the groundbreaking and rule-bending Pittsburgh photographer’s life and work. Admission to the Carnegie Museum of Art is free with a valid Carnegie Mellon student ID.

Sketch to Structure. Carnegie Museum of Art. Through Aug. 17.
This exhibition in the Heinz Architectural Center explores the process of an architect’s initial concept to client presentation. Featuring a number of sketches by Locran O’Herlihy and Richard Neutra as well as watercolors by Steven Holl.

Some Day is Now: The Art of Corita Kent. The Andy Warhol Museum. Through April 19.
Covering over 30 years of Corita Kent’s posters, murals, and signature serigraphs, Some Day is Now is the first major museum show to survey Kent’s career.


Beauty and the Beast. Benedum Center. Through February 15.
The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre presents the beloved story of Beauty and the Beast as a full-length ballet.

Boeing Boeing. CLO Cabaret. Through April 26.
This Tony Award-winning production from the 1960s tells the story of a Parisian player with three girlfriends, all flight attendants. He gets himself into trouble when, with the invention of a faster plane, they all come to town at once. Tickets are $39.75.