Belly Dance Class. Shape Fitness Center. 6 p.m. $7 students, $15 general.
Bowfire. Heinz Hall. 7:30 p.m.
Pepper. Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 8 p.m.
Takács Quartet. Carnegie Music Hall. 8 p.m.


JazzLive. Backstage Bar at Theater Square. 5 p.m.
All University Orchestra. Carnegie Music Hall. 8 p.m.


Van Halen. Mellon Arena. 8 p.m. Tickets start at $52.
Mindless Self Indulgence. Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 7 p.m.


River City Brass Band. Byham Theater. 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $19.
Hustlebot. ModernFormations Gallery. 8 p.m. $5.


Glass & Steel: Art Transcends Industry Opening Reception. Pittsburgh Glass Center. 6 p.m.
Arrivederci, Al: A Dinner With The Godfather. Interactive comedy play; price includes all costs for show, dining, tax, and gratuity. Jimmy G’s Restaurant. 7 p.m. $49.95. 412.81.4884. Reservations required.
Bouncing Souls. Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 8 p.m.
Jim Norton. Byham Theater. 8 p.m. $49.50. 412.456.6666.
Adamson Awards. Annual creative writing awards. Also: visiting writer Russell Banks. Adamson Wing (Baker Hall 136A). 8 p.m.
Dancers’ Symposium. Rangos. May 2–3. 8 p.m.


A Party To Murder. Interactive murder-mystery dinner. Dave & Buster’s. 8 p.m. $35. 412.461.1500.
Dancers’ Symposium. Rangos. May 2–3. 8 p.m.


Pittsburgh Portraits. Byham Theater. 3 p.m. 412.456.6666.
River City Brass Band. Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, University of Pittsburgh. 3 p.m. $19. 800.292.7222.
A Tribute to the Armed Forces. Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center. 3 p.m. $8. 412.366.1983.
Ace Frehley. Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 8 pm.


Children of Bodom. Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 7 p.m.


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Heinz Hall. May 1–3.
The Scoop on Poop. Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Through May 4.
Writing From Your Senses. Pittsburgh Center For The Arts. Through May 7.
The Outsiders. New Hazlett Theater. May 3–11. 412.394.3353.
The Capulets & The Montagues. Benedum Center. May 3–11. 412.456.6666.
Bust. City Theatre. Through May 11.
Late Nite Catechism. City Theatre. Through May 11.
Gestures: Illustrations of Catastrophe and Remote Times. Mattress Factory. Through May 11.
Making Hope Happen. American Jewish Museum. Through May 16.
Rabbit Hole. O’Reilly Theatre. Through May 18.
Myth & Revelation. Box Heart Gallery. April 29–May 24.
Waterworks 2008. Third Street Gallery. May 2–31.
Edward Donovan: Naturalist. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. Through June 29.
Pittsburgh Biennial 2008. Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. May 3–Aug. 24. 412.361.0873.
Piet (Mondrian) In Pittsburgh. Andy Warhol Museum. May 3–Aug. 31.
Glass & Steel: Art Transcends Industry. Pittsburgh Glass Center. May 3–Sept. 5.
2008 Carnegie International. Carnegie Museum of Art. May 3–Jan. 11.