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MONDAY2.13.12

Allen Stone. Stage AE. 7 p.m.
Allen Stone is a singer-songwriter from Chewelah, Wash., who incorporates classic soul, pop hooks, and R&B beats into his music. His self-titled, self-released sophomore album, which came out last October, peaked at the No. 2 spot on the R&B/Soul charts on iTunes.

TUESDAY2.14.12

Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture Lecture Series Presents: Patrick Schumacher. Carnegie Library Lecture Hall. 6 p.m.
Patrick Schumacher, partner at Zaha Hadid Architects and founding director of the Architectural Association Design Research Laboratory, will deliver a lecture titled “Parametric Order — 21st Century Architectural Order.” Schumacher has been a tenured professor at the Institute for Experimental Architecture, Innsbruck University, since 2004. Currently he is a guest professor at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria.

WEDNESDAY2.15.12

New Media/News Media: How Technology is Changing the Aesthetics of the News. Baker Hall A53. 4:45 p.m.
This panel discussion, co-led by Carnegie Mellon English professor Kathy Newman and animation professor James Duesing, will discuss the ways in which new media outlets are changing the way people receive their news. The discussion will also go into the ways that the news industry has changed as a result of this new media.

THURSDAY2.16.12

¿Qué Qué? brillobox. 10 p.m. 21+
A new monthly dance party featuring tropical bass music, ¿Qué Qué? features DJs Cucitroa and James Gyre.

FRIDAY2.17.12

Heather Kropf. Club Cafe. 7 p.m. 21+
Pittsburgh singer-songwriter Heather Kropf combines elements of jazz, folk, and pop in her music; she has released three albums and is currently working on her fourth. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review said, “Kropf’s work has a quiet elegance, both musically and lyrically.” Recent Pittsburgh transplant Judith Avers, a folk singer-songwriter, will open the performance.

SATURDAY2.18.12

Author Mark Oshiro. Elijay’s Books. 3 p.m.
Mark Oshiro is a blogger who posts his reactions, chapter by chapter, to books and television shows as he experiences them for the first time. At this reading, he will share from his latest book, Mark Reads Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. His appearance will be presented by Literazzi, a poetry and performance art troupe dedicated to raising awareness and funds for local literacy programs and supporting independent artists.

SUNDAY2.19.12

Dia Frampton with Andrew Allen and Crossing Boundaries. Mr. Small’s Theatre. 8 p.m.
Dia Frampton, half of the musical duo Meg and Dia, was a finalist on the first season of NBC’s The Voice. The opening acts for her performance are Andrew Allen, a Canadian singer-songwriter, and Crossing Boundaries, a Pittsburgh-based pop rock band.

ONGOING

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.

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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