Can't-miss performing and visual arts events 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 a performance of one of Puccini's most celebrated operas to a deal on admission to a photography museum.

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'La Bohème' at Pittsburgh Opera

Stop by the Pittsburgh Opera for an in-depth discussion of Giacomo Puccini's "La bohème," a story that follows four penniless artists, and a passionate romance that blossoms between a poet and a young seamstress.

Sunday's discussion includes commentary from Robert Boldin, the Manager of Artistic Administration, alongside special guests from the production itself.

When: Sunday, March 17, 2-3:30 p.m.
Where: Pittsburgh Opera, 2425 Liberty Ave.
Price: $5

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31 Percent Off BYOB Painting Class at Kiln-N-Time

If you're looking to learn how to paint a crafty creation with a fun twist, check out the BYOB canvas painting class at Kiln-N-Time this Thursday. A skilled instructor will guide you from start to finish during this hands-on workshop.

When: Thursday, March 14, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Kiln-N-Time, 3801 Penn Ave., Lower Lawrenceville
Price: $24 (31 percent discount off regular price)

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Up to 52 Percent Off Admission to Photographic History Museum

Or, if you're a history buff, stop by the Photo Antiquities: Museum of Photographic History this week — The facility is currently offering a deal on admission for two, four or six people. 

Boasting half a million photographs, the museum displays daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, lantern slides, stereo views and paper processes. According to its website, the museum houses items from the early 19th century, during a time in which photography was not commercially available.

Where: Photo Antiques: Museum of Photographic History, 531 E. Ohio St., East Allegheny
Price: $20 (50 percent discount off regular price); $12 (40 percent discount off regular price); $29 (52 percent discount off regular price)

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