The best performing and visual arts events and deals in Pittsburgh this week

If you're a fan of the arts, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to artsy events in Pittsburgh this week, from murder mystery theater to BYOB painting class.

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'Dating Can Be Murder' at Gaetano's

On Thursday, enjoy a special Valentine's Day murder mystery show at Gaetano's Banquet Center & Restaurant. The story follows the murder of an obnoxious dating game show host. Think you can solve it? Ladies up for the challenge receive a free rose, and all can partake in the cash bar.

When: Thursday, Feb. 14, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Gaetano's Banquet Center & Restaurant, 1617 Banksville Road
Price: $37.50
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Performance and meet-and-greet: Jackie Evancho

Also this Friday evening, The Brave Heart Foundation of Pittsburgh is hosting a benefit concert featuring singer Jackie Evancho. The night will feature a cocktail hour, performance and meet-and-greet with the singer, who rose to fame after appearing on NBC's "America's Got Talent" at the age of 10.

When: Friday, Feb. 15, 7-10 p.m.
Where: August Wilson Center For African American History, 980 Liberty Ave.
Price: $75
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31 percent off BYOB painting class at Kiln-N-Time

If you're feeling artsy, kill some time and some wine at Kiln-N-Time. This Groupon deal gets you 31 percent off a BYOB canvas-painting class with professional instruction at the studio.

Where: Kiln-N-Time, 3801 Penn Ave.
Price: $24 (31 percent discount off regular price)
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