There Are No Birthdays In Hell. Opening reception for the exhibit. Framery. 5 p.m.
100 Robots for 100 Kids. Lecture. Adamson Wing, BH 136A. 4:30 p.m.
Brad Yoder. Singer/songwriter with music in varied genres and styles. Schenley Park. 12 p.m.
Charlie Todd. Part of the Carnegie Mellon University School of Art Lecture Series. Giant Eagle Auditorium, Baker Hall A51. 5 p.m.
Steel Songbird Festival. Holiday Inn Select University Center (Oakland). 8 p.m. $20.
Ill Bill. Rap music with political lyrics. Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 8 p.m.
The High Kings. Modern Irish ballad group. Byham Theater. 8 p.m. 412.456.6666.
Etta Cox. Firehouse Lounge. 8 p.m.
The Pack A.D. Blues-rock music. Smiling Moose. 11 p.m.
Rock ’n’ Roll Wednesday. Atria’s Restaurant & Tavern at PNC Park. 6 p.m.
Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic. With guest conductor Steven Smith. Carnegie Music Hall. 8 p.m.
Breaking the Cycle of Violence. Rodef Shalom Congregation. 6:30 p.m. $18 students, $20 general. 412.421.6118.
Pittsburgh Banjo Club. Allegheny Elks Lodge #339. 8 p.m. 412.321.1834.
Open Mic Night. Improv (Waterfront). 8 p.m.
Tea Leaf Green. Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 8 p.m.
The New Up. Club Café. 8:30 p.m.
The Gypsy Strings. Gypsy Café. 8 p.m. $10. 412.381.4977.
Great Big Sea. Byham Theater. 8 p.m. $30. 412.456.6666.
Doo Wop Thursday. Atria’s Restaurant & Tavern at PNC Park. 8:30 p.m. 412.322.1850.
Deadstring Brothers. Club Café. 10:30 p.m.
Local Motion. Fashion show features designs by local designers. James Centre. 9:30 p.m. www.pghlocalmotion.com.
Marc Broussard. Club Café. 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: A Golden Gala. Heinz Hall. 7:30 p.m. 412.392.4900.
Four Barrel Ghost. Also: The Devils In The Details. 31st Street Pub. 10 p.m.
Hayden Desser. Club Café. 10:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Heinz Hall. 11 a.m.
Whitechapel. Strummers. 6:15 p.m. $13. 412.323.1919.
Ben Hackett. Club Café. 7 p.m.
RC Static. Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 7 p.m.
Soul Merchants. Redfin Blues. 7 p.m.
WACONGO Dance Company. Group performs songs and dances of western Africa. Carlow University. 7 p.m.
David Haro. Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium (University of Pittsburgh). 8 p.m.
Sunday in the Park. Ray Ryan New Orleans Jazz Band. Schenley Park. 12:30 p.m. 412.682.7275.
Poets Sharon F. McDermott and Barbara Edelman. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. 2 p.m.
Pittsburgh Concert Society Major Winners Recital. Meet the musicians after the concert. Kresge Recital Hall. 2 p.m. $10–$15. 412.279.2970.
Thirteen Days. Part of Remembering Hiroshima, Imagining Peace. Regent Square Theater. 8 p.m.
Rae Gold: Fashion Show. Society for Contemporary Craft. 6 p.m. 412.261.7003 ext. 12.
An Evening With Mo Rocca. Assembly Room, William Pitt Union. 8:30 p.m. $10.
Skyler Stone. Funny Bone (Station Square). Sept. 18–Sept. 20.
Sex, Drugs & Spiritual Enlightenment. Autobiographical one-man show. 937 Liberty Ave. 8 p.m. Sept. 18–Sept. 20. $5 under 25, $10 general. Cash only.
The Art Festival on Walnut. 11th annual exhibition. Walnut Street Commercial District. Sept. 20–21.
History Center’s Annual Glass Collector’s Expo. Senator John Heinz History Center. Sept. 20–21. 412.454.6000.
Death of a Salesman. Directed by Robert A. Miller, son of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller. Pittsburgh Playhouse. Through Sept. 21.
Flip Orley. Improv (Waterfront). Sept. 20–21.
The Chief. O’Reilly Theater. Sept. 16–21.
RADical Days: Falling In. American Jewish Museum. Sept. 20–24.
Remembering Hiroshima, Imagining Peace. 707/709 Penn Avenue Galleries. Through Sept. 27.
Pittsburgh New Works Festival. Open Stage Theatre. Through Sept. 28.
Wicked. Popular musical telling the story of the Wicked Witch of the West from The Wizard of Oz. Benedum Center. Through Oct. 5. 412.456.4800.
From The Alley. Exhibit showcasing artwork by local artist Anne Lee. Trinity Gallery. Through Oct. 11.
Scapegoats: Paintings by Sabe Lewellyn. Box Heart Gallery. Sept. 16–Oct. 11.
Treading Water. Local artist Tim Oliveira displays pop art paintings. Slaughter House Gallery & Studios. Through Oct. 18.
Your Town, Inc. The Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon. Through Nov. 23.
Falling In. American Jewish Museum, Jewish Community Center. Sept. 15–Dec. 15.
Pancrace Bessa & The Golden Age of French Botanical. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. Sept. 18–Dec. 19.