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MONDAY9.17.12

GZA. Altar Bar. 7:30 p.m.
Hip-hop artist and founding member of Wu-Tang Clan GZA will perform at the Altar Bar. Sweet Valley, Killer Mike, and Bear Hands will also perform.

TUESDAY9.18.12

Metric. Stage AE. 7 p.m.
The Canadian indie rock band, fronted by Emily Haines, will perform at Stage AE with Canadian shoegaze group Half Moon Run.

The Hood Internet. Rex Theater. 9 p.m.
Chicago-based production duo The Hood Internet will perform at Rex Theater. The duo specializes in creating mashups of hip-hop and indie rock. Body Language, My Gold Mask, and Oscillator Bug will open the show.

WEDNESDAY9.19.12

Beats Antique. Mr. Small’s Theater. 8 p.m.
Mr. Small’s Theater will host a night of experimental electronic and world beat music from Beats Antique.

THURSDAY9.20.12

3 Doors Down. Stage AE. 8 p.m.
Legendary late-’90s band 3 Doors Down will play its signature grungy alternative rock at Stage AE.

FRIDAY9.21.12

Portraits of a Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Hunt Library, Fifth Floor. 9 a.m.
The exhibit will showcase work from 48 American botanical artists who are creating an archive of watercolors and drawings of the plants at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The selected pieces will be displayed with historical printed volumes from the Hunt Institute’s collection. The gallery operating hours are available at huntbot.andrew.cmu.edu.

Strange Attractors screening. Pittsburgh Filmmakers (477 Melwood Ave.). 8 p.m.
Strange Attractors: Investigations in Non-Humanoid Extraterrestrial Sexualities includes the work of 70 artists, writers, and filmmakers who explore possible extraterrestrial life forms and their various sexual desires. The screening will include a selection of videos from the DVD with live readings by local writer Ed Steck and Carnegie Mellon associate professor of art Suzie Silver. A release party will follow the free screening.

Kode9. 6119 (6119 Penn Ave.). 10 p.m.
London-based electronic DJ Kode9 will perform with Depth One.

SATURDAY9.22.12

Pittsburgh Zine Fair. Wiegand Gymnasium. 11 a.m.
The second annual Pittsburgh Zine Fair will take place this Saturday on Carnegie Mellon’s campus, featuring work from 40 local and regional zine-makers. The fair will also include workshops, demonstrations, and panel discussions.

White Cube, Green Maze opening. Carnegie Museum of Art. 10 a.m.
White Cube, Green Maze: New Art Landscapes will open at the Heinz Architectural Center. The exhibit includes models and drawings by architects and landscape architects who have worked on collaborative projects, focusing on six sites from around the world: the Olympic Sculpture Park (U.S.), Stiftung Insel Hombroich (Germany), Benesse Art Site Naoshima (Japan), Instituto Inhotim (Brazil), Jardín Botánico de Culiacán (Mexico), and Grand Traiano Art Complex (Italy).

ONGOING

Feminist and... The Mattress Factory. Through May 26.
This exhibit features works by six female artists from around the world, aiming to show that feminism is a multivocal, multigenerational, and multicultural movement, not a single-issue set of political beliefs. The exhibit is guest-curated by Carnegie Mellon professor of art theory and criticism Hilary Robinson.

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