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Tuesday 4/19

The Plague in Venice
The Philip Chosky Theater. 8 p.m.

Watch the School of Drama's take on the classic Commedia Dell’arte form of theatre. Commedia dell'arte originated in Italy in the late 16th century, and is built on the idea of improvised performances based on sketches or scenarios. Come guest director Sasha Iliev tell a story about intrigue and power struggles in 16th century Venice under the constant threat of Ottoman attack.

Wednesday 4/20

ALLIES Presents: Aydian Dowling
Porter Hall 100. 6 p.m.

As a female-to-male transgender activist, Aydian Dowling gained worldwide recognition as Men's Health Magazine's "Ultimate Men's Health Guy" 2015. Besides being a transgender activist, Dowling is a well known as a body-builder, entrepreneur, and model. Join him in a discussion about his experiences as a male icon and transgender activist.

4/20 Open Mic Night
The Underground. 8 p.m.

Hosted by the Activities Board, Open Mic Night will be a great opportunity to see performance art — from singing, rapping, and poetry, to stand-up comedy, monologues, and skits. Open Mic Night will allow the audience to experience the talent at Carnegie Mellon in a spontaneous setting. Discounted food will be provided to satisfy any strong feelings of hunger anyone might have on that particular evening.

Eurydice
The Helen Wayne Rauh Studio Theater. 8 p.m.

The School of Drama's rendition of the epic romantic tragedy. [ITAL]Eurydice[ITAL] tells the story of Eurydice and Orpheus, two young lovers who decide to get married. Soon after their marriage, Eurydice falls to her death. Orpheus thus undertakes a daring mission to the underworld to be reunited with his true love.

The Plague in Venice
The Philip Chosky Theater. 8 p.m.

Thursday 4/21

Carnegie Mellon University Jazz Orchestra
Carnegie Music Hall. 8 p.m
Tickets: $10 regular admission. $5 senior-citizen discount. Free with Carnegie Mellon ID.

Catch Carnegie Mellon's Jazz Orchestra, directed by Eric DeFade, perform the full range of genres that Jazz tends to encapsulate — from traditional Swing and big band Jazz to more modern trends in Jazz Fusion and Jazz Chamber Music. Guest performers include Chauncey Upson on saxophone, the Carnegie Mellon Jazz Choir JIVE, the West Virginia University Jazz Ensemble, and the Pine-Richland Area Jazz Ensemble.

The Plague in Venice
The Philip Chosky Theater. 8 p.m.

Eurydice
The Helen Wayne Rauh Studio Theater. 8 p.m.

Friday 4/22

The Plague in Venice
The Philip Chosky Theater. 8 p.m.

Eurydice
The Helen Wayne Rauh Studio Theater. 4 p.m.

Saturday 4/23

One Night in Beijing: Journey to the West
Rangos Ballroom. 7 p.m.
Tickets: $8 presale. $10 at the door.

One Night In Beijing is an annual multicultural performance put on by members of Awareness of Roots in Chinese Culture and other multicultural organizations. The performance features a skit and elaborately choreographed dances that show the beauty of Chinese culture. This year's performance, directed by Jamie Zhan and Christina Brown, tells the story of the Monkey King in his journey to the West.

The Plague in Venice
The Philip Chosky Theater. 8 p.m.

Eurydice
The Helen Wayne Rauh Studio Theater. 4 p.m.