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FOR INFORMATION ON HOW TO SUBMIT LISTINGS AND PRESS RELEASES, CALL 412.316.3342 X161. along the banks of the river for an unobstructed view of this rare second full moon in a single calendar month. Kayaking experience is necessary, and participants must be age 12 or older. JP 8-10:30 p.m. Beneath the Clemente Bridge, North Side. $30-40. 412-255-0564 or www.ventureoutdoors.org

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+ FRI., JULY 31 {ART} Tucson, Ariz.-based artist Luon St. Pierre has a penchant for bright and vivid colors, for creating sculptures and furniture out of found objects, and for populating them with abstract figures reminiscent of Picasso’s portraits. She’s a strong supporter of outsider art, and her new mixed-media show, Conversations From the Backseat, opens tonight at outsider-art showcase Gallerie Chiz. Expect refreshments, and live music from Sean Barill on the banjo. Joseph Peiser 5:30-8:30 p.m. Exhibit continues through Aug. 29. 5831 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside. Free. 412-441-6005 or www.galleriechiz.com

7:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 9. 1750 Clairton Road, West Mifflin. $15-17. 888-718-4253 or www. pittsburghnewworks.org

{OUTDOORS} A blue moon occurs only … well, once in a blue moon, so tonight make the most of the opportunity and view it from a kayak on the Allegheny River. Guides from Venture Outdoors lead a group on a dusk-to-dark paddle from Kayak Pittsburgh

It’ll be just like speed-dating, so dress to impress. But Mingled is really a work of immersive theater, in which some of your dates might not be fellow audience members, but rather actors improvising their way through the encounter — and, like everyone else, revealing more of their characters as the evening goes on. Mingled is the latest from Uncumber Theatrics, a new troupe with an impressive track record including Her Things and Professor Eldritch’s Asylum for Uncanny & Extraordinary Women. Mingled has five performances this weekend only, at ModernFormations Gallery. Reservations are

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The Pittsburgh New Works Festival is gearing up for its 25th season of presenting new one-acts. Starting tonight, at CCAC South Campus Theatre, it stages a two-week run showcasing past winners of its Donna Award, for best play. The plays include: “Twilight” (1992), by Eileen Enwright Hodgetts; “Just One Abiding Dearth” (1998), by C.P. Stancich; “The Fellowship of Actors and Directors” (2002), by Katherine Miller-Haines; and “A Skewed Nude” (2004), by Kim (Zelonis) Dale. The fest trots out this year’s new plays in September. Bill O’Driscoll

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Pittsburgh City Paper Volume 25 Issue 30