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MONDAY1.28.13

Bring Your Own Bard: Shakespeare’s Favorites. Té Café (2000 Murray Ave.). 7:30 p.m.
Head out to the Té Café for an informal night of Shakespearean plays, where actors and non-actors read their favorite works.

TUESDAY1.29.13

One Singular Sensation: A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch. Heinz Hall. 7:30 p.m.
Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a tribute concert celebrating the life and work of the late PNC Pops conductor Marvin Hamlisch. More information and tickets are available at pittsburghsymphony.org.

WEDNESDAY1.30.13

Skibo A Cappella Series: The Originals. Skibo Café. 6 p.m.
Carnegie Mellon all-male group The Originals will kick off Skibo Café’s new a cappella series. The series is organized by the Activities Board.

Improv with Sheet Cake. The Improv (166 E. Bridge St., Homestead). 8 p.m.
Head to the Waterfront for a night of improv with Sheet Cake, a local improv comedy collective. More information and tickets can be found at pittsburgh.improv.com.

THURSDAY1.31.13

Corey Smith. Altar Bar. 6:30 p.m.
Georgia-based country rock singer and guitarist Corey Smith will perform at the Altar Bar. Guitarist Joe Robinson will open the concert. More information and tickets are available at thealtarbar.com.

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. Stage AE. 7 p.m.
American rock band Grace Potter and the Nocturnals will perform at Stage AE. More information and tickets are available at promowestlive.com.

FRIDAY2.1.13

Cured! Remedy (5121 Butler St.). 10 p.m.
Remedy will host a deep house, disco, and funk night featuring DJ Firefly (WRCT/Cured), Jarrett Tebbets (Cured), and special guest DJ Gusto (WRCT/DETOUR). The event is for ages 21 and up and costs $3 at the door.

SATURDAY2.2.13

AB Underground presents Anna Vogelzang. The Underground. 7 p.m.
Carnegie Mellon alumna and folk-pop singer/songwriter Anna Vogelzang (CFA ’07) will perform at The Underground.

ICCA Great Lakes Quarterfinal. McConomy Auditorium. 8 p.m.
This year, Carnegie Mellon will host the regional quarterfinal of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella. The performance will feature eight qualifying a cappella groups, including Carnegie Mellon groups Counterpoint and The Originals. Student tickets are $12.

Arlo Aldo. brillobox. 10 p.m.
Pittsburgh-based alternative folk band Arlo Aldo will perform at brillobox to celebrate the release of its new album Zelie. Emily Rodgers Band and Sleep Experiments will also perform. All brillobox events are for ages 21 and up.

ONGOING

Cartoon Nihilism. 707 Penn Gallery. Through Feb. 17.
Cartoonist Craig Freeman presents new works that explore themes of nihilism, depression, and suicide. The gallery is open Wednesday through Sunday.

Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World’s Fairs, 1851–1939. The Carnegie Museum of Art. Through Feb. 24.
This exhibit features works ranging from jewelry to furniture that showcase changing tastes in aesthetics and design within the span of nearly nine decades.

Power Pixels. Wood Street Galleries. Through April 7.
The Wood Street Galleries is hosting an exhibit by visual artist Miguel Chevalier that features two self-generative video installations. The exhibit also includes the world premiere of Chevalier’s latest work, “Pixels Wave.” More information and gallery hours are available at woodstreetgalleries.org.

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 was guest-curated by Hilary Robinson (a former professor of art theory and criticism at Carnegie Mellon).