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MONDAY4.23.12

Deer Tick. Rex Theater. 9 p.m.
The Providence, R.I.-based folk rock band Deer Tick will perform with garage rock band Turbo Fruits.

TUESDAY4.24.12

Shary Boyle lecture. Kresge Theatre. 5 p.m.
Sponsored by the School of Art Lecture Series, Toronto-based visual artist Shary Boyle will give a lecture on her work. Boyle’s artwork focuses on personal and psychologically moving content that explores anxiety, desire, and fantasy from a dark feminist perspective.

WEDNESDAY4.25.12

Keep Shelly in Athens. The Underground. 7 p.m.
Sponsored by AB Underground, local electronic group RIVKA will open for the Grecian down-tempo electronica duo Keep Shelly in Athens.

THURSDAY4.26.12

Triggers. The Underground. 7 p.m.
Local indie rock group Triggers will perform at The Underground. The concert is sponsored by AB Underground.

FRIDAY4.27.12

“Because I’m Drawn That Way!” with Ed Piskor. Adamson Wing, Baker Hall 136A. 4:30 p.m.
Cartoonist Ed Piskor will give a lecture on comics, art, and his experiences in the comics industry. Piskor is known for his comic Wizzywig, about the history of computer hackers, and his current project Hip Hop Family Tree, which details key relationships in the history of hip hop music. The lecture is sponsored by Carnegie Mellon’s creative writing program.

Bo Burnham. Carnegie Library Music Hall of Homestead (510 East 10th Ave., Munhall, Pa.). 8 p.m.
Comedian and internet celebrity Bo Burnham will perform at the Carnegie Library Music Hall of Homestead. Burnham is known for the comical and satirical songs that he posts on YouTube.

Off the Wall: JacobTV. Byham Theater. 9 p.m.
Dutch composer Jacob Ter Veldhuis (JacobTV) will perform a unique mix of rock, pop, jazz, and classical music. He will premiere his new “reality opera,” THE NEWS. The show is co-presented with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust as part of the Distinctively Dutch Festival.

The Deep Blue Sea. Regent Square Theater. TBA.
Based on Terence Rattigan’s stage drama, the movie focuses on the unreliable nature of love, as the wife of a high court judge falls hopelessly in love with a young pilot. Actress Rachel Weisz stars in this British film set in 1950s London.

SATURDAY4.28.12

PVC Vinyl Con. Pittsburgh Filmmakers (477 Melwood Ave.). Noon–8 p.m.
PVC presents its second Vinyl Con. The event will feature out-of-town vinyl dealers, a live performance by American funk and soul vocalist Spanky Wilson, and refreshments courtesy of Iron City Brewing Co. The event is for all ages and admission is $3.

Pyrotopia. Pump House at The Waterfront (880 Waterfront Dr. East). Noon–Midnight.
Pittsburgh’s first festival of fire and electrical arts will feature fire spinners, dancers, and hoopers. There will be demonstrations of fire-related arts, including glassblowing and metal casting, and music from local DJ Zombo. The festival is free and open to the public.

Art All Night. Willow Street Development (4001 Willow St.). 4 p.m.
Returning for its 15th year, Art All Night promotes community development through artistic expression. The event is organized by members of the Lawrenceville community and is free and open to the public. The event will run until 2 p.m. on Sunday.

Laura Stevenson and The Cans. The Underground. 7 p.m.
Brooklyn-based indie rock group Laura Stevenson and The Cans will perform at The Underground. The group uses strings, accordions, and brass to create a unique sound. The concert is sponsored by AB Underground.

Sharon Van Etten. Carnegie Lecture Hall. 8 p.m.
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten will perform at the Carnegie Lecture Hall in Oakland. The concert is co-presented by The Andy Warhol Museum and WYEP 91.3.

ONGOING

Duncan Campbell. Carnegie Museum of Art. Through June 8.
The 68th installment of the museum’s Forum series will showcase a collection of filmic “portraits” by Irish artist Duncan Campbell.

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 world, 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 at 1414 Monterey St.

UPCOMING

Impressionism in a New Light: From Monet to Stieglitz. Carnegie Museum of Art. May 12–Aug. 26.
The exhibit will feature more than 150 works from impressionist artists from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. The exhibit is organized by associate curator of fine arts Amanda Zehnder and curator of photography Linda Benedict-Jones.

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