Monday, April 2
Dr. Charles Dorat and His Unrealized Central American Medicinal Flora
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation (Hunt Library, 5th Floor)
Opening this Monday, make sure to check out the new exhibition that showcases Dr. Charles Dorat's work. A naturalist and physician of the 19th century, Dorat traveled to the Honduras and painted the medicinal plants he saw on his trip. Many of his watercolors and archived materials will be on display at the Hunt Institute from April 2 until June 29.
Thursday, April 5
Everyone is Welcome: An Inclusive Sustainability Showcase
6 - 9:30 p.m.
The Frame Gallery
Don’t miss this Carnegie Mellon University Sustainability weekend event, Everyone is Welcome: An Inclusive Sustainability Showcase, which will take place in the Frame Gallery. Various local artists will be performing and sharing their work, which will focus on sustainability in areas such as the environment, equity, and justice. The exhibit will be open from Wednesday, April 4, until Sunday, April 8. On Thursday, April 5, the performance showcase will take place, followed by a reception. This is surely an event worth seeing!
Advanced Screening of *Blockers*
8 - 10 p.m.
A free advanced screening of the new Universal Pictures’ film, Blockers starring Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, and John Cena, the showing is taking place in McConomy. This screening is also open to the general public, so for anyone who’s interested in seeing the movie before it hits theaters, be sure to check this out!
Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
7 - 10 p.m.
As a part of the Carnegie Mellon University International Film Festival, the screening of Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story looks into the complex life of Hedy Lamarr, a popular actress and inventor in the 20th century. Lamarr’s studies and inventions had made some of the first contributions to the development of the GPS, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. However, most people did not discover this until much later, since throughout her life, Lamarr would only attract the public’s attention because of her looks and stardom. Watch Hedy Lamarr tell her own story in this film, and participate in an exclusive Q&A session with the director afterwards!
Tisbert Tonight: A Sketch Comedy Show
10 - 11:30 p.m.
Cohon Center, Studio Theater
Laugh and have a good time with some friends while watching Tisbert Tonight: A Sketch Comedy Show, hosted by Tisbert Sketch Comedy and Scotch’n’Soda Theatre. The event will take place in the Studio Theater. Tickets only cost $1, and will be sold during the week before the show and at the door. You don’t want to miss this!
AUO Symphony presents: Sorrow & Bliss
4 - 6:30 p.m.
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall
Come and enjoy a night of classical music performed by Carnegie Mellon’s All University Orchestra Symphony. The program for the night: Beethoven - "Egmont Overture," Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 Italian, Nicolai - "Overture from 'Merry Wives of Windsor,'" and Elgar - "Enigma Variations." The event is open to all who are interested!
Lost Worlds Found
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Heinz History Center
Local photographer David Aschkenas will exhibit his work which documents various parts of Pittsburgh as well grand synagogues and Jewish cemeteries throughout Europe. This event is free for Carnegie Mellon students!