Francis C. McMichael. “Getting the sign right . . .” Adamson Wing, Baker Hall 136A. 4:30 p.m.

School of Design Lecture Series: Bernard Uy. Co-founder of the design firm Wall-to-Wall Studios and a Carnegie Mellon graphic design alumnus. Margaret Morrison Breed Hall. 6:30 p.m.

Pittsburgh Mayoral Forum. McConomy Auditorium, University Center. 6:30 p.m.
Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic Concert. This is the last concert of the season and is conducted by guest conductor Ronald Zollman. Carnegie Music Hall. 8 p.m.

School of Design Nierenberg Lecture: Barbara Sudick. This year’s Nierenberg Distinguished Professor of Design is interested in discovering ways to embed responsible ethics of economic, social, and environmental sustainability in design. Giant Eagle Auditorium, Baker Hall A51. 7 p.m.
AB presents author P.W. Singer. McConomy Auditorium, University Center. 4:30 p.m.

Opening Reception: “Beyond Shared Language: Contemporary Art and the Latin American Experience.” Society for Contemporary Craft. 5:30 p.m.
Opening Reception: Senior Thesis Photo Show. Filmmaker Galleries. 6 p.m.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra “Honeck & Bronfman.” Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts. 8 p.m.

Spring Hat Luncheon. Schenley Park Overlook. 11:15 a.m.
Nego Gato Afro Brazilian Music and Dance. Chatham University Eddy Theater. 7:30 p.m.
Ronald K. Brown/Evidence. Byham Theater. 8 p.m.
Fabulous Thunderbirds. Rex Theatre. 10 p.m.

Gallery Talks: Japanese Language. Carnegie Music Hall. 12:30 p.m.
North Suburban Symphonic Band “Celebrations” Concert. Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center. 3 p.m.

Micky Avalon with Shwayze. Diesel Club Lounge. 7 p.m.
A Skylit Drive/Dance Gavin Dance with Attack! Attack!, In Fear and Faith, and I See Stars. Mr. Small’s Theatre & Funhouse. 8 p.m.


The Vader Project. The Andy Warhol Museum. Through May 3.
The End: Analyzing Art in Troubled Times. The Andy Warhol Museum. Through May 3.
Human Error. City Theatre: Lester Hamburg Studio. Through May 10.
My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra. CLO Cabaret. Through May 10.
The Italian Girl in Algiers. Benedum Center. May 2–10.
Ritual Decadence. Future Tenant. Through May 16.
A Moon for the Misbegotten. O’Reilly Theater. Through May 17.
Wings of Paradise: Watercolors of Silk Moths by John Cody. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Hunt Library, fifth floor. Through June 30.
History Center honors Women’s History Month. Heinz History Center. Through Aug. 5.
Beyond Shared Language: Contemporary Art and the Latin American Experience. Society for Contemporary Craft. May 1–Aug.29.

Want to see your event here? E-mail calendar@thetartan.org.

Summer events

newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival
Kelly Strayhorn Theater. May 7–9.
This dance festival showcases some of the best contemporary dance choreographers in Pittsburgh and also features artists from New York and Philadelphia. The four-day festival showcases can be enjoyed by buying tickets priced between $5 and $25.

Beauty and the Beast
Byham Theater. May 7–17. 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Don’t miss the chance to watch this moving love story on stage.

Tea Class and Tea Tasting
Margaret’s Fine Imports. May 13.
Take part in a free tea-tasting class and learn the art of distinguishing and appreciating different kinds of tea.

Pittsburgh International Children’s Festival: Kraft
Bellefield Hall Auditorium. May 13–17.
Watch art and environmental awareness combine in this exhibit that turns kraft paper into something magical.

Benedum Center. June 20–26.
Enjoy a classic musical with sounds from the ’30s and ’40s, Duke Ellington, the Andrews Sisters, and The Glenn Miller Band.

Les Misérables
Benedum Center. July 7–19.
Go for a night out at the theater and catch this famous French story by Victor Hugo.