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MONDAY4.2.12

School of Architecture Lecture. Carnegie Museum of Art Theater. 6 p.m.
Peter Stutchbury, of the acclaimed Austrailian firm Peter Stutchbury Architecture, will present the Hans Vetter Memorial Lecture, “By the Light - of the Silvery Moon.”

Julianna Barwick. The Underground. 7:30 p.m.
Brooklyn-based musician Julianna Barwick will perform at the Underground. Johanna Soderlund, a Bachelor of Humanities and Arts junior in music and global studies, will open for Barwick. The concert is sponsored by AB Underground.

TUESDAY4.3.12

Grateful Dead Night. Brillobox. 9 p.m. 21+.
Guests will listen to live, studio, and outtake tracks in a casual social setting. Tuesday’s event is the fifth in the series of Dead Night gatherings, which takes place on the first Tuesday of each month.

Cloud Nothings. Brillobox. 9:30 p.m. 21+.
The Cleveland-based indie rock band will perform at brillobox with A Classic Education and Pet Clinic.

WEDNESDAY4.4.12

Ron Wilson Trio Featuring Lou Stellute. Papa J’s Ristorante. 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh Jazz Hall of Fame saxophonist Lou Stellute will appear with the classic jazz group.

THURSDAY4.5.12

ToonSeum MiniCon. 113 N. Pacific Ave. 6 p.m.
This two-day expo will celebrate the art of cartooning with a series of workshops and discussion panels as part of a larger effort to foster the arts in Pittsburgh. The expo continues through 9 p.m. on Friday.

FRIDAY4.6.12

1,2,3. Rex Theater. 8 p.m. 21+.
Pittsburgh-based indie rock group 1,2,3 will perform with Mariage Blanc and Pet Clinic.

The Whiskey Holler EP Release Show. Howler’s Coyote Cafe. 8 p.m.
The event will celebrate the release of HiveSongs, The Whiskey Holler’s first EP.

SATURDAY4.7.12

Inhabit Host Skull: Part Four. 707 Penn Ave. Time TBA.
The Pittsburgh/Santa Fe band Host Skull will showcase its first art installation. Part four of the Host Skull Festival features a film presentation by the Dock Ellis Perforated Heads Society and a performance by Pittsburgh musician and artist Matt Wellins. All events are free.

SUNDAY4.8.12

Shabazz Palaces. Shadow Lounge. 10 p.m. 18+.
VIA and 92.1 WPTS present the Seattle-based hip-hop collective Shabazz Palaces, which will perform with Expensive Shit and Tracksploitation. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

ONGOING

Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival. Through April 15.
The festival continues with a screening of the film 5 Broken Cameras and an appearance by the film’s director, Emad Burnat, next Thursday. Iranian film Mourning and Romanian/Hungarian film Best Intentions will show later in the week, and the festival’s closing night will feature Black Butterflies, a German, Dutch, and South African film.

Spring Flower Show. Phipps Conservatory. Through April 15.
This season’s display features a celebration of gardens from around the globe, including plants from the South Pacific, Greece, China, France, and the United Kingdom. A special display of Dutch tulips will be showcased.

Native Pennsylvania, A Wildflower Walk. Fifth floor, Hunt Library. Through June 29.
This collaborative exhibition between the Hunt Institute and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s botany department celebrates Pennsylvania’s natural environment, featuring collections of plants and watercolors.

Gestures: Intimate Friction. The Mattress Factory. Through Nov. 30.
Carnegie Mellon adjunct associate professor of architecture Mary-Lou Arscott guest curates this collaborative exhibit featuring installations by artists, architects, and activists. The exhibit is displayed at the museum’s location on 1414 Monterey St.

UPCOMING

Art in Bloom. Carnegie Museum of Art. April 12–15.
The Carnegie Museum of Art presents its fourth annual Art in Bloom celebration, which features a Dutch-inspired collection of art and flowers and a series of festivities. Pittsburgh-area garden clubs, organizations, and florists arrange the floral displays.