Monday 3/30/15

Neither Here Nor There.
Porter Hall 100. 4:30 p.m.
The Center for the Arts in Society presents Neither Here Nor There as part of their semesterly series of events. This event will feature artist Rita Duffy, an artist from Northern Ireland who uses her art as a means of commenting on or challenging culture and politics. Her talk will discuss the concept of “Nothernness” as a geographical and psychological idea, as well as the concept of challenging boundaries. Admission is free.

Thursday 4/2/15

Benedum Center. 8 p.m.
English indie rock band alt-J will visit Pittsburgh during its North and South American tour on the heels of the release of their most recent album, This Is All Yours. Tickets are sold out but can still be bought from scalpers.

Varun Gadh.
Skibo Cafe. 7:30 p.m.
AB Skibo presents singer-songwriter and CMU first year Varun Gadh. Dhruva Krishna and David Matvey will open for him. This event is funded by your student activities fee.

Editor’s Note: Dhruva Krishna writes for The Tartan.

Anya Martin.
New Hazlett Theater. 8 p.m.
Martin along with the actors of the Hiawatha project will perform JH: Mechanics of a Legend, a piece about the myth of John Henry and how it remains culturally relevant today. The show will be followed by a talkback with script advisor Wendy Aarons and Samuel Black, African American historian at the Heinz History Center. $20 in advance or $25 at the door.

Saturday 4/4/15

Earl Sweatshirt.
Mr. Smalls Funhouse and Theatre. 8 p.m.
Los Angeles-based rapper Earl Sweatshirt will perform this week alongside Remy Banks and Vince Staples. Sweatshirt just released his most recent album I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside on March 23, which is about the struggles of young adults today. Tickets start at $25.


City Theatre Company. Through April 26.
A comedy from Carly Mensch, a writer from the television show Weeds, the play Oblivion takes on the complex relationship between parents and adolescents, and what it means to grow up and be a family. Tickets start at $36.

Sketch to Structure.
Carnegie Museum of Art. Through August 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 Lorcan 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.

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.