February 18 agenda: Ron Arad's retrospective in London

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Thursday's selection: the video game industry awards take place in Las Vegas, Ron Arad's retrospective opens in London while Lady Gaga continues her international tour in Europe, among other events.

Ron Arad: Restless
February 18 - May 16
London, UK

The designer's first major UK exhibition at the Barbican Gallery will span three decades of his work. Due to the importance of movement in Arad's designs, visitors will be encouraged to experience the works hands-on.

The 13th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards
February 18
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

The DICE Summit culminates with the AIAAs, the video game industry's awards ceremony. Among last year's winners were LittleBigPlanet, Dead Space, Mirror's Edge and World of Goo. Previously lauded titles include Half-Life 2, Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Diablo II, and GoldenEye. Mark Cerny, an influential games designer and consultant, will be welcomed into the Academy of Arts & Sciences' Hall of Fame.

Lady Gaga international tour continues
February 18- May 31

Lady Gaga's tour The Monster Ball, started in the USA, picks up again in Manchester, England, on February 18, continuing with a string of shows in Ireland and England through March 8. The pop-dance music artist performs in Australia from March 17 to April 2, then heads to France for two dates at the end of May.