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MONDAY2.25.13

School of Architecture Lecture: Michel Rojkind. Carnegie Museum of Art Theater. 6 p.m.
Architect and founder of Mexico City-based firm Rojkind Arquitectos, Michel Rojkind will give a lecture at the Carnegie Museum of Art Theater.

Film Screening: The Thin Commandments. McConomy Auditorium. 6:30 p.m.
In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (Feb. 24 through March 2), Carnegie Mellon will screen American the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments. The screening is hosted by University Health Services Peer Health Advocates, Panhellenic Association, and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), and will be followed by a panel discussion on campus culture, eating disorders, and health resources. The event is free and open to the public.

TUESDAY2.26.13

Brown Bag Chamber Music Concert. McConomy Auditorium. 12 p.m.
The School of Music will put on an hour-long concert featuring student soloists and chamber music ensembles as part of its Brown Bag series. The event is free and open to the public, and audience members are encouraged to bring their lunches.

School of Art Lecture Series: Diana Al-Hadid. Kresge Theater. 5 p.m.
Syrian-born, Brooklyn-based sculptor Diana Al-Hadid will give a lecture on her art. Al-Hadid uses crude materials like plaster and cardboard to make sculptures that are symbolic of cultural difference and conflict. The event is free and open to the public.

Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts. University of Pittsburgh’s Frick Fine Arts Building. 8 p.m.
Author Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts will read and give a talk as part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series. Rhodes-Pitts is the author of Harlem is Nowhere: A Journey to the Mecca of Black America and is the recipient of numerous writing awards. The reading is free and open to the public.

WEDNESDAY2.27.13

Skibo A Cappella Series: Treblemakers. Skibo Café. 6:30 p.m.
Join a cappella group The Treblemakers for a free concert in Skibo Café as part of the Skibo A Cappella Series. The concert is free and presented by AB Skibo.

THURSDAY2.28.13

Sophomore Convocation. Kresge Theater. 1:30 p.m.
The sophomore voice majors will sing and dance in an original production on Thursday. The performance is free.

Hannibal Buress. Mr. Small’s Theatre. 8 p.m.
Hannibal Buress — comedian, former Saturday Night Live writer, and current co-host of The Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim — will put on a standup show at Mr. Small’s Theatre in Millvale. More information and tickets are available at mrsmalls.com.

FRIDAY3.1.13

Verdi & Wagner: Greatest Hits. Heinz Hall. 8 p.m.
Pittsburgh Opera General Director Christopher Hahn will host a concert of greatest hits from two of opera’s most prolific composers: Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner. The concert will also be presented on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. More information and tickets are available at pittsburghsymphony.org.

Silencio. Club Cafe. 9 p.m.
Club Cafe will host a night of music inspired by the works of David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti with Pete Bush and the Hoi Polloi. More information and tickets are available at clubcafelive.com.

SATURDAY3.2.13

Contemporary Music Ensemble Concert. Kresge Theater. 5 p.m.
Music Director Daniel Nesta Curtis and conducting master’s students Hanjin Sa and Geoffrey Larson will lead the Contemporary Music Ensemble in a program of iconic 20th-century works. The event is free.

Pop Cabaret. 6119 Penn Ave. 7 p.m.
The Carnegie Mellon School of Art and Pop Cabaret present “14kt FILTH,” an evening of short performances. The event is free and is for ages 18+.

CHRISTEENE. 6119 Penn Ave. 10 p.m.
Following the Pop Cabaret performances will be a concert by queer rapper CHRISTEENE, presented by VIA, Haus of Haunt, and PGH Bro Club. Pittsburgh’s own Alaska Thunderfuck will open the performance. The event is for ages 18+, and tickets are $15 at the door.

ONGOING

Power Pixels. Wood Street Galleries. Through April 7.
The Wood Street Galleries are hosting an exhibit by visual artist Miguel Chevalier that features two self-generative video installations. 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.