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Tuesday, Nov. 12

Johnny Marr with special guest Alamar

Mr. Smalls Theatre

400 Lincoln Ave, Millvale, Pa.

8 p.m.

Admission: $25

He’s played with Modest Mouse, Electronic, The Cribs and a little band called The Smiths. Johnny Marr fought off the synthesizer to prove that the six-string still had a place in ’80s pop music. On Tuesday, he returns in support of his latest studio effort, The Messenger.

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Fat Tour 2013: Less Than Jake with Anti-flag

Stage AE

400 North Shore Drive, North Shore

6 p.m.

Admission: $30.85

The time for this event has been changed from 7 p.m. to 6 p.m. Ska band Less Than Jake has been around for 20 years and is still relevant today, as they have adapted to an ever-changing music industry. Pittsburgh punk rock group Anti-flag, often known for their anti-war anthems, will join Less Than Jake at Stage AE.

 

Thursday, Nov. 14

Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra — Celebrating the Great American Songbook: Then and Now

Duquesne University Power Center Ballroom

600 Forbes Ave., Downtown

7:30 p.m.

Free (suggested donation of $10-$15)

Mike Tomaro and the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra perform their third annual concert in support of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

Friday, Nov. 15

Jim O’Brien book signing

Fifth Avenue Place Garage

120 Fifth Ave., Downtown

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Free

Pittsburgh sports author Jim O’Brien is holding a book signing for any of his books, especially his newest, “Chuck Noll: A Winning Way.” 

Saturday, Nov. 16

“Multiplicity”

Byham Theater

101 Sixth Street, Downtown

8 p.m.

Admission: $20.75-$30.75

Consisting of a first act performed by La Roche College dance majors and a second act performed by Bodiography Contemporary Ballet, “Multiplicity” is a testament to the vibrancy and evolution of modern ballet.

Sunday, Nov. 17

Comfort Women Wanted

Wood Street Gallery, third floor

601 Wood St., Downtown

11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Through Dec. 1

Free

This gallery from Korean-born, New-York-based artist Chang-Jin Lee is not so much an art exhibition as it is a memoriam. By honoring the nearly 200,000 women exploited by the Imperial Japanese Army during WWII, the exhibit seeks to open conversation about sexual violence in wartime.

Monday, Nov. 18

Time for Fun

Byham Theater

101 Sixth Ave., Downtown

10:15 a.m.

Admission: $9.50

This strange St. Petersburg troupe uses brilliantly choreographed hand movements to create intricate illusions.

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