The Drue Heinz Lectures: Billy Collins. Carnegie Music Hall. 7:30 p.m.
The Airborne Toxic Event. Mr. Small’s Theatre and Funhouse. 7 p.m.
Steve Poltz with Chris Hannigan. Club Cafe. 7 p.m.
Colter Harper. The Backstage Bar. 5 p.m.
Ben Opie. The Backstage Bar. 8 p.m.
Women and Wine. The Cabaret at Theater Square. 6:15 p.m.
Pittsburgh Speakers Series: Bob Woodward. Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts. 8 p.m.
An evening with Joan Baez. Byham Theater. 8 p.m.
Boilermaker Jazz Band. The Backstage Bar. 5 p.m.
Cheech and Chong: Light Up America. Benedum Center. 8 p.m.
History Uncorked. Heinz History Center. 6:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: Where the Wild Things Are. Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts. 11:15 a.m.
Margaret Cho. Carnegie Music Hall. 8 p.m.
Sweaty Betty Blues Band. Wightman Community Building. 10 p.m.
Punchline. Diesel Club Lounge. 7 p.m.
Raphaella Smits Concert. Synod Hall. 8 p.m.
That 1 Guy. Thunderbird Cafe. 8 p.m.
See You Next Tuesday. Blue Violet Café. 6:15 p.m.
Mark Pipas as The Sleaze. Club Cafe. 10:30 p.m.
Mark Pipas as the Sleaze. Club Cafe. 10:30 p.m.
Morrissey. Carnegie Music Hall. 7 p.m.
Brew & Stew. The Cabaret at Theater Square. 6:15 p.m.
Jared Wilson. The Backstage Bar. 8 p.m.
Jason Kendall.The Backstage Bar. 5 p.m.
Crooked Still.Thunderbird Café. 8 p.m.
Conversation with writer Alicia Ostriker. Chatham University. 12 p.m.
The Gypsy Strings. Gypsy Café. 8 p.m.
Friday Salsa.The Cabaret at Theater Square. 10 p.m.
Boilermaker Jazz Band.The Backstage Bar. 5 p.m.
Erin McKeown.Thunderbird Café. 8 p.m.
Clasa’s annual Fashion Show. University of Pittsburgh. 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh Pundits. The Cabaret at Theater Square. 10:30 p.m.
Greg Brown. Carnegie Lecture Hall. 7:30 p.m
Love, Sex, and the IRS. Mckeesport Little Theater. 8 p.m.
Once Upon a Toon. Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. 1 p.m.
VocaLOCA 2009. Kelly-Strayhorn Theater. 7 p.m.
Shinedown. Wedgewood Entertainment Center. 7:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: Dutoit and Piano Fireworks. Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts. March 5–7.
A Map of Latin American Dreams. Silver Eye Center for Photography. Through March 7.
Signs of Change. Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University. Through March 8.
Disney on Ice: Disneyland Adventure. Mellon Arena. March 5–8.
Male Intellect: The 2nd Coming. City Theatre. Through March 15.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: The Legendary Bernadette Peters. Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts. March 19-22.
Justice Illuminated: The Art of Arthur Szyk. Posner Center. Carnegie Mellon University. Through March 28.
I Nipoti. Pittsburgh Playwrights’ Theatre. March 12-29.
The World Goes ’Round. O’Reilly Theater. March 5 through April 5.
PREDRIVE: After Technology. Mattress Factory. Through April 5.
My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra. Cabaret at Theater Square. Through May 10.
Exploring Trees Inside & Out. Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. Through May 17.