Dickson Prize in Science - Presentation and Lecture. McConomy Auditorium. 4:30 p.m.
Joseph M. DeSimone of the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University will receive this year's Dickson Prize in Science. Following the award presentation, DeSimone will give a lecture titled "Breakthroughs in Imprint Lithography and 3D Additive Fabrication." The event will be followed by a reception in Rangos 3.
Future of the Innocence Project Giant Eagle Auditorium. 4:30 p.m.
Bill Moushey, Point Park University professor and acclaimed journalist, will present on how a revamped Innocence Project — an organization aiming to free wrongly convicted individuals — could take advantage of and benefit from Carnegie Mellon's strengths. The talk will touch on the importance of interdisciplinary relationships in the field. Moushey will discuss how Carnegie Mellon can become involved in the years to come.
Pittsburgh Alumni Network "Off the Fence" Speakers Series: Al Blumstein. 4405 Hillman Center. 6 p.m.
J. Erik Jonsson University Professor Al Blumstein kicks off this speakers series with a presentation titled "Incarceration in the U.S.: Some difficult dilemmas," based on his most recent work. A renowned criminologist, Blumstein won the prestigious Stockholm Prize for criminology in 2007.
Carnegie Mellon University Philharmonic & Chorus. Carnegie Music Hall. 8 p.m.
Led by guest conductor Manfred Honeck, CMU Philharmonic & Chorus will perform a unique interpretation of Mozart's Requiem Mass, K. 626. The performance will be accompanied by Verne Lundquist, CBS Sports Broadcaster, who will read from Mozart's letters to his father. Also on the program is Dvorak's Symphony No. 9. $5 general admission, free with a Carnegie Mellon ID.
The Wiz. Philip Chosky Theater, Purnell Center for the Arts. Opens Feb. 19. 8 p.m.
This interpretation of the classic [ITAL]Wizard of Oz[ITAL] is a Tony Award-winning musical from 1975. Containing Rock, Gospel, and Soul music, this show is sure to charm you with its revamped rendition of L. Frank Baum's classic. Closes Feb. 28.
The Maids. Helen Wayne Rauh Studio Theater, Purnell Center. Playing Feb. 18 - 20.
A fresh take on a 1947 classic, [ITAL]Maids[ITAL] is a tale of mistresses, maids, and crime. Pairing [ITAL]Velvet Underground[ITAL] music with the literary works of Jean Genet, the show is a fascinating examination of the complexities of performance.
My Fair Lady. The O’Reilly Theatre. Through Feb. 22.
The classic musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion tells the story of the transformation of Eliza Doolittle from Cockney flower girl to fine lady. Directed by Ted Pappas.
Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals. Carnegie Museum of Art. Through March 2.
This retrospective collection examines and celebrates the groundbreaking and rule-bending Pittsburgh photographer’s life and work. Admission to the Carnegie Museum of Art is free with a valid Carnegie Mellon student ID.
Sketch to Structure. Carnegie Museum of Art. Through Aug. 17.
This exhibition in the Heinz Architectural Center explores the process of an architect’s initial concept to client presentation. Featuring a number of sketches by Lorcan O’Herlihy and Richard Neutra as well as watercolors by Steven Holl.
Some Day is Now: The Art of Corita Kent. The Andy Warhol Museum. Through April 19.
Covering over 30 years of Corita Kent’s posters, murals, and signature serigraphs, [ITAL]Some Day is Now[ITAL] is the first major museum show to survey Kent’s career.
Boeing Boeing. CLO Cabaret. Through April 26.
This Tony Award-winning production from the 1960s tells the story of a Parisian player with three girlfriends, all flight attendants. He gets himself into trouble when, with the invention of a faster plane, they all come to town at once. Tickets are $39.75.