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MONDAY2.20.12

I’m Not A Toy. The Gallery 4, 206 S. Highland Ave.
This exhibition showcases the toy creations of local graphic designer Chase McBryde. Each figure has been handcrafted by McBryde to convey the artist’s uniquely contrasting tastes in contemporary toy design.

TUESDAY2.21.12

Pittsburgh Improv Comedy Jam. Cabaret At Theater Square, Seventh Street and Penn Avenue. 10 p.m. 21+
Improv comedians from all over Pittsburgh will perform unscripted scenes on stage. The show will pair comedians into random teams to generate unpredictable comedy.

WEDNESDAY2.22.12

Medicine for Melancholy. 720 Records, 4405 Butler St. 9 p.m.
This love story follows two African-American twenty-somethings as they deal with the changes of a swiftly gentrifying San Francisco. Medicine for Melancholy is part of a series of independent films being shown every Wednesday in honor of Black History Month. Suggested donation is $5.

THURSDAY2.23.12

Sweeney Todd. Phillip Chosky Theater, Purnell Center for the Arts. 8 p.m. Through March 3.
Composed by Stephen Sondheim, this award-winning play explores love, loss, and revenge. Guest artist Joe Calarco directs the bloody tale of Todd and Mrs. Lovett as they kill and bake their victims into pies. Tickets are $17.

FRIDAY2.24.12

A Separation. Regent Square Theatre. 1035 Braddock Ave. Showtimes TBA.
Golden Globe Winner for Best Foreign Language Film in 2011, A Separation tells the tale of a woman filing for divorce in contemporary Iran. Directed by Asghar Farhadi, this story presents an intriguing narrative that examines guilt and innocence from multiple perspectives.

SATURDAY2.25.12

JACK Quartet. Andy Warhol Museum. 8 p.m.
Comprised of violinists Christopher Otto and Ari Streisfeld, violist John Pickford Richards, and cellist Kevin McFarland, the JACK Quartet focuses on performing new and interesting works. The quartet will perform Richer Textures, a new string quartet piece written by Pittsburgh composer and educator Amy Williams. Tickets start at $10.

SUNDAY2.26.12

Sunday Night Jazz. James Street Gastropub & Speakeasy, 422 Foreland St. 6 p.m.
The Pittsburgh Jazz Society (PJS) highlights local jazz artist Eric Johnson. The PJS presents local jazz artists every Sunday.

ONGOING

Oscar-Nominated Shorts. Regent Square Theatre. Through Feb. 23.
Both live-action and animated short films will be shown at Regent Square Theatre in preparation for the Academy Awards on Feb. 26.

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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