Midterms and deadlines are a horrific reality right now, but make sure you get a chance to prowl through some of the late-October festivities ghosting around Pittsburgh this month. From a macabre art show to amateur photography, here’s the rundown of some events going on this weekend.
Thursday, Oct. 22
The Propeller Group: The Living Need Light, the Dead Need Music
Funerals don’t have to be so morbid. This video exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Art delves into the vibrant life of the dead in Vietnam and New Orleans. The museum is hosting an artist talk from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 22, and the exhibit runs through Feb. 15.
Friday, Oct. 23
Your pumpkin spice latte is finally getting the aesthetic appreciation it deserves. Join local Instagrammers 8 p.m. Oct. 23, at the Gateway Center in Downtown. The pop-up gallery of submitted selfies and more runs through Dec. 11.
Saturday, Oct. 24
The Halloween decorations are coming out and Pitt Program Council wants you to join in on the freaky festivities. So PPC is hosting Pumpkin Carving at 10 p.m. in Nordy’s Place. Make sure you get there early — pumpkins will be provided first come, first serve.
The city wants you to celebrate off campus, too. Pittsburgh Tattoo Company is getting into the spirit with a Halloween-themed art show at its shop in Downtown. The art show starts at 7 p.m., and the costume contest kicks off at 10:30 p.m. The event is 21 and up.
Sunday, Oct. 25
Yeah, you should probably just get back to studying.