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Performance The New Hazlett Theater

Tomorrow's Parties

Premiere U.K. theater collective Forced Entertainment speculate about what tomorrow might bring—from utopian and dystopian visions to science fiction scenarios, political nightmares, and absurd fantasies.

Lectures & Talks CMOA Theater

Big Farms Make Big Flu

Author of Big Farms Make Big Flu, Rob Wallace comes to Pittsburgh for a lively dialogue with Richard Pell that crossbreeds political theory with epidemiology and agricultural history.

Lectures & Talks CMOA Theater

Cabinet for the Anthropocene: Mark Dion, Unclassified

Join us for a history of natural history when conceptual artist Mark Dion is paired with award winning herpetologist and Carnegie Museum of Natural History Research Associate José Padial, hosted by Eric Crosby, Carnegie Museum of Art’s Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art.

Lectures & Talks The Warhol theater

What Counts As Human?

Illah Nourbakhsh, Christopher Fynsk, and Ursula Heise bring literature, philosophy, and technology studies together to consider the human as an agent of mimicry and self-alienation by way of— and despite— technological advances.

Performance Carnegie Music Hall

Nufonia Must Fall: A performance by Kid Koala

Internationally renowned Canadian DJ and musician Kid Koala delivers a multidisciplinary performance piece directed by KK Barrett—part film, part puppetry, part live music, and 100% award-winning storytelling.

Film CMOA Theater

Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival

Carnegie Nexus partners with the Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival on three extraordinary nights of film and discussion.

Performance Carnegie Lecture Hall

Field Recordings

Combining music, film, found sound, and obscure audio-visual archives, Bang on a Can creates a dialogue between past and present art traditions and interpretations of the word “environment.”

Performance CMNH Hall of Mammals

This World Made Itself & Myth and Infrastructure

Miwa Matreyek uses computer-generated animation mixed with live performance in silhouette to create her own form of storytelling that will intrigue audiences of every age.

Lectures & Talks Carnegie Music Hall

Barkskins: An Evening with Annie Proulx

For the closing event of Strange Times, join us for a night with Annie Proulx, National Book Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Shipping News and Brokeback Mountain.

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