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MONDAY4.9.12

B-PEP Jazz Marathon. Holiday Inn Pittsburgh University Center. 5:30 p.m.
Local television and radio personalities will host a night of performances by regional jazz legends. Pianist Howie Alexander and saxophonist Don Aliquo Sr. are among the performing musicians. Proceeds benefit the Black Empowerment Project (B-PEP).

TUESDAY4.10.12

One Night of Queen. Palace Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
Musician Gary Mullen will lead this concert as a tribute to classic rock band Queen.

WEDNESDAY4.11.12

Ron Wilson Trio. Papa J’s Ristorante. 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh Jazz Hall of Fame saxophonist Lou Stellute will perform with guitarist Ron Wilson, bassist Mark Perna, and drummer Vince Taglieri.

THURSDAY4.12.12

Do You Hear the People Sing. Heinz Hall. 7:30 p.m.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Carnegie Mellon Concert Choir will perform selections from the popular Broadway hits Les Miserables and Miss Saigon. The orchestra will continue the program through next Sunday.

FRIDAY4.13.12

Broken Slogan. Future Tenant Gallery. 6 p.m.
The opening reception for the new exhibition Broken Slogan will highlight the relationships among pop, fashion, text, and language. It will feature a performance by pop band Delicious Pastries. The event is free and open to the public.

In(Klein). The Frame. 7 p.m.
The Frame will host the opening of its 2012 grant exhibition. The work includes a study of complex geometries through digitcal fabrication.

SATURDAY4.14.12

Out of Order: Bleepsequence Showcase. Belvedere’s Ultra Dive. 9 p.m.
This event celebrates the ethereal experience of Bleepsequence, a collaborative platform for artists in electronic media. The event will feature DJs Alex Falk, Revy, and Relative Q, with visuals by Casey Hallas.

SUNDAY4.15.12

Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival. McConomy Auditorium. 6:30 p.m.
The festival’s closing night will feature a showing of Black Butterflies, a Dutch film directed by Paula van der Oest, followed by a reception.

ONGOING

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

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 is also showcased in the exhibition.

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

Duncan Campbell. Carnegie Museum of Art. April 28–June 8.
The 68th installment of the museum’s Forum series will showcase a collection of filmic “portraits” by Irish artist Duncan Campbell.

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