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MONDAY1.23.12

The Algorithmic Art of Scott Draves. Gates Hillman Complex 6115. 4 p.m.
Scott Draves will discuss his Electric Sheep Project, a massive internet-wide art collaboration by 450,000 computers and their owners. The project uses unique, algorithmically-generated open-source genetic codes to create art that changes over time.

TUESDAY1.24.12

Names Divine with Ursa Major, Matt & Mark, and Trogpite. Garfield Artworks, 4931 Penn Ave. 8 p.m.
This 11-member collective will be releasing its debut album on May 13. The album has been described as “primal and almost painful, but always ... satisfying” by The Deli.

WEDNESDAY1.25.12

Jaymay with The Wreckids and Greg Dutton. Club Cafe, 56–58 South 12th St. 7 p.m.
New York singer-songwriter Jaymay made her first appearance at the open mic nights of the East Village’s Sidewalk Cafe. Her music is a fusion of folk, swing jazz, orchestral pop, and acoustic country.

THURSDAY1.26.12

Opera: L’enfant et les sortileges. Philip Chosky Theater, Purnell Center for the Arts. 8 p.m. through Jan. 28, 2 p.m. on Jan. 29.
The School of Music presents an opera by Maurice Ravel. This production tells the story of a young boy who, after being scolded by his mother, throws a tantrum and destroys his room. The room then comes to life; furniture, decorations, and even his homework become animated and begin talking to him.

FRIDAY1.27.12

Gallery Crawl. Cultural District. 5:30 p.m.
The Gallery Crawl is a free quarterly showcase of art and entertainment at various galleries in the heart of the Cultural District. All events are free and open to the public. Pittsburgh’s downtown Cultural District is a 14-square-block area bordered by the Allegheny River on the north, 10th Street on the east, Stanwix Street on the west, and Liberty Avenue on the south.

SATURDAY1.28.12

Public Dialogue. The Andy Warhol Museum. 2 p.m.
Art educator and Carnegie Mellon alum Luke Neibler (H&SS ’11) will give a lecture on Jeffrey Vallance’s latest “Word of God” installation. Neibler will discuss sexuality and physical presence in traditional Western Catholicism in relation to Vallance’s sculptures. His discussion will focus on the human body and explore the use of religious imagery to elevate popular culture to the level of the sacred.

ONGOING

Intimate Science. Miller Gallery. Through March 4.
The exhibition showcases interdisciplinary artists who incorporate science and technology into their creative processes, as well as scientists who use their technology and resources to create art.

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