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Allison Cosby Jan 30, 2012

MONDAY1.30.12

The Great Migration. Carnegie Music Hall. 7:30 p.m.
NPR radio journalist Michele Norris and journalist Isabel Wilkerson will share personal stories and provide insight on the migration of African-Americans from the South to the North in the 20th Century.

Snoop Dogg. Altar Bar. 8:30 p.m.
Rapper and cultural icon Snoop Dogg will perform with special guest NIV. The show is for ages 21+.

TUESDAY1.31.12

Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey. CONSOL Energy Center. 7 p.m.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will face off against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

WEDNESDAY2.1.12

Create A Wildflower Meadow. Fern Hollow Nature Center. 7 p.m.
Learn how to plant wildflower meadows properly in this workshop. Participants will receive important information on interpreting soil test results and choosing proper methods of planting and maintenance.

Fiesta Wednesday. Shadow Lounge. 9:30 p.m.
The Shadow Lounge presents live Latin music and free Salsa lessons.

THURSDAY2.2.12

AB Lectures Presents: Swoon and the Mayor of Braddock, Pa. Doherty Hall 2210. 5:30 p.m.
Caledonia Curry (Swoon), a popular artist known for her realistic cut-out street people, and John Fetterman, the mayor of Braddock, Pa., will give presentations and participate in an open discussion with the audience. The presentations will focus on the importance of the creative community and on improving the quality of life for youth.

FRIDAY2.3.12

¡Crear y Comunicar! Gallery Opening. Assemble, 5125 Penn Ave. 6 p.m.
¡Crear y Comunicar! is an art workshop run by Students in Free Enterprise: Nicaragua (SIFE). This exhibit will display work made by workshop participants from Pittsburgh and Nicaragua. It will be open at Assemble until Feb. 24.

Off the Wall 2012: Rabih Mroué [The Pixelated Revolution]. The Warhol Museum. 8 p.m.
Lebanese artist Rabih Mroué will present a lecture and performance about the role of mobile phones in the Syrian revolution.

SATURDAY2.4.12

I Made It! Mine. SouthSide Works. Noon–5 p.m.
This market will feature handmade items and art from over 50 local artists. It’s the perfect place to find unique Valentine’s Day gifts.

Pierogi Night vs. Burgers. Garfield Artworks. 6 p.m.
Local, vegan pierogis and burgers will be available in the heart of Garfield.

SUNDAY2.5.12

Ain’t-a That Good News! East Liberty Presbyterian Church. 4 p.m.
Singers from East Liberty Presbyterian Church will celebrate Black History Month by performing works by well-known African-American composers including Harry Burleigh, Hall Johnson, and William Dawson.

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.

Funky Turns Forty. ToonSeum, 945 Liberty Ave. Through March 10.
Showcasing the first wave of positive African-American animated characters, this exhibition displays drawings and cartoons from the 1970s.

Cathy Wilkes. Carnegie Museum of Art. Through Feb. 26.
The museum features paintings and sculptural installations by Cathy Wilkes that focus on her personal experiences.

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