Market Square. Noon–1 p.m.
Part of the continuation of Summer in the Square, Mellow Mondays feature live acoustic entertainment to kick off the week. This Monday features performances by Mike Arnold. The performances are free and open to the public.
Hotel Monaco. 6:30–7:30 p.m.
This Monday, the featured event in this summer’s Moonlight Mondays will be yoga under the stars. It will take place on the rooftop of Hotel Monaco, and is suitable for people of all yoga skill levels. The event is free for Hotel Monaco guests, and $15 for everyone else. This event takes place outdoors and is weather permitting.
Color of the Year and “City of Cards” Unveiling
PPG Place, Building #1. 11 a.m.
Beginning in the morning and continuing into the afternoon and evening, PPG Place will be holding the annual Color of the Year unveiling, beginning Sep. 30 in front of PPG Building #1. This year, the Color of the Year will be displayed in the form of a card castle, built by Guinness World Record holder Bryan Berg. The castle will be built with 21,000 cards containing thousands of color swatches from the PPG Paints store. Various castles will be under construction by Berg until Oct. 2. The “City of Cards” castles will be on display until Oct. 4. The unveiling is free of charge and open to all ages.
Beyond the Obvious
Robert Morris Media Arts Gallery. 4:30–6:30 p.m.
Two Carnegie Mellon artists will be featured in an exhibit at the Robert Morris University Media Arts Gallery, beginning Oct. 1. Collaborative photography and poetry works by Carnegie Mellon Professor Jim Daniels and Charlee Brodsky will be showcased in this month-long exhibit. It will include the duo’s work from the passed decade, as well as an interactive art component.
Jazz at Andy’s
Andy’s Wine Bar. 7:30–10 p.m.
Andy’s will be celebrating the history of Pittsburgh Jazz with a series of jazz performances this fall. Dane Vennatter will be performing this Thursday, and will be playing a variety of songs that portray the legacy of jazz music in American history.
Flux Pavilion 2015 Tesla Tour
Stage AE. 8 p.m.
The Flux Pavilion 2015 Tesla Tour comes to Pittsburgh this Saturday, and will feature a lengthy and talented EDM lineup of special guests. Flux Pavilion’s performance will be intermixed with performances by 12th Planet, LOUDPVCK, NIGHTMRE, Wilkinson, and DISKORD. Tickets can be found at a variety of vendors online. Some vendors have discounted tickets available.
Carnegie Mellon University Wind Ensemble
Kregse Theatre, College of Fine Arts. 5 p.m.
The Carnegie Mellon University Wind Ensemble, under the direction of George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story, will perform works by Kevin Volans, Knut Nystedt, Edgard Vanese, and several others. Sean Donaldson, a bass-baritonist, will be joining the ensemble. The ensemble will perform a show this Saturday, Oct. 3, and again on Saturday, Oct. 10. The show is free and open to the public.
The Mysterious Nature of Fungi
Hunt Library, 5th Floor. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.—Noon and 1–5 p.m.; Sunday, 1–4 p.m.
From now until Dec. 17, The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation will have its fall exhibit on display. The exhibit displays a variety of organisms found all over the world, and aims to show just how mysterious each one can be. Viewing the exhibit is free of charge and open to the public.
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