University Lecture Series: Raj Reddy. Adamson Wing, Baker Hall 136A. 4:30 p.m.
Printing & Etching Techniques. Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. 6:30 p.m.
Paolo Nutini. Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 7 p.m.
Poet Dawn Lundy Martin. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, SouthSide Works. 7 p.m.
School of Art Lecture Series: Nina Katchadourian. Kresge Recital Hall, CFA. 5 p.m.
The Smashing Pumpkins. A.J. Palumbo Center, Duquesne University. 7:30 p.m. 412.323.1919.
Yo La Tengo. Andy Warhol Museum. 8 and 10 p.m. $20.
Author John Malone. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, SouthSide Works. 7 p.m.
Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic. Carnegie Music Hall. 8 p.m.
International Poetry Forum featuring Sam Hamill. Carnegie Lecture Hall. 8 p.m. 412.621.9893.
University Lecture Series: Lalo Alcaraz. McConomy Auditorium. 4:30 p.m.
Playwright Robert Myers. Richard Rauh Theater, Purnell Center. 4:30 p.m.
Mustard Plug. Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 7 p.m.
Bob Dylan. Petersen Events Center, University of Pittsburgh. 7 p.m. $39.50 to $69.50. 412.323.1919.
Author Seymour Garte. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, SouthSide Works. 7 p.m.
Point of View: Writing Workshop. Silver Eye Center for Photography. 7 p.m. $15 to $20.
Opening Reception. 709 Penn Gallery. 5–7 p.m.
Author Rita Lowenthal. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, SouthSide Works. 7 p.m.UPWords Reading Series. Union Project. 7 p.m.
It’s My Party and I’ll Die If I Want To. Gaetano’s Restaurant. 7 p.m. 800.719.0998.
Grizzly Bear. Andy Warhol Museum. 8 p.m. $15.
Introduction to Lithography. Artists Image Resource. 9:30 a.m. 412.361.0873.
Author Kelly Starling Lyons. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Homewood. 3 p.m.
Author Ralph Savarese. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, SouthSide Works. 7 p.m.
Japanese Taiko Drumming. William Pitt Union, University of Pittsburgh. 8 p.m.
Sundae Flea Market. Schenley Plaza. Noon-5 p.m.
University Lecture Series: Norton Wise. Rangos 1. 12–1:30 p.m.
What’s for Dinner? Photographs by Diana Shearwood. Silver Eye Center for Photography. Through Nov. 24. 412.431.1810
BODIES... The Exhibition. Carnegie Science Center. Oct. 8–May 4, 2008.
The Recruiting Officer. Charity Randall Theatre, University of Pittsburgh. Oct. 10–21. 412.624.7529.
Volume III: A Certain Point of View. Construction Junction. $10. 412.225.9269.
CONTINUUM— Tactics for Contingent Environments. 937 Liberty Ave. Oct. 11–Nov. 14.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Heinz Hall. Oct. 11–13. 412.392.4900.
Reflections, Rotations, Symmetries. 707 and 709 Penn Galleries. Oct. 12–Nov. 16. 412.471.6078.
Macbeth. Mellon Park. 3 p.m. Oct. 13–14.
Madama Butterfly. Benedum Center for the Performing Arts. Oct. 13–21. 412.456.6666.