An Evening with David Sedaris. Heinz Hall. 8 p.m.

Pittsburgh Elective Series. University of Pittsburgh (Alumni Hall). 7:30 a.m.
FastTrac NewVenture. Chatham University. 6:30 p.m.
The Barber of Seville. Benedum Center for the Performing Arts. 7 p.m.

Farmers at Phipps. Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. 2:30 p.m.
Psychic Salon. Gypsy Café. 7:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey. Consol Energy Center. 7:30 p.m.
Citizen Cope. Byham Theater. 8 p.m.

Art Students Night. Westmoreland Museum of American Art. 6 p.m.
EcoFABULOUS Garden Party. Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. 6:30 p.m.
Author Kathleen Tessaro. Penguin Bookshop. 7 p.m.
George Strait and Reba McEntire. Consol Energy Center. 7 p.m.
John Perkins, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall. 8 p.m.
The Gypsy Strings. Gypsy Café. 8 p.m.

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Community Concert. East Liberty Presbyterian Church. 7 p.m.
The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister/Violet Tendencies. SouthSide Works. 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey. Consol Energy Center. 7 p.m.
Vicki Lawrence and Mama. Palace Theatre. 8 p.m.
Kenny Blake. Melange Bistro Bar. 9 p.m.
J-san and the Analogue Sons. Thunderbird Café and Lounge. 9 p.m.

Hill of Hope Gala. August Wilson Center for African American Culture. 6 p.m.
Gee's Bend Quilt. New Hazlett Theater. 6 p.m.
Animal Rescue League Paw Prints. Heinz Field. 7 p.m.
Brewing Up a Cure. Pittsburgh Athletic Association. 7 p.m.
PoemArt: Opening Reception. Trinity Gallery. 7 p.m.
Ernie Hawkins. Rex Theatre. 7 p.m.
Sevendust. Altar Bar. 7:30 p.m.
Four-Faced Liar. SouthSide Works. 7:30 p.m.
Yo-Yo Ma. Heinz Hall. 8 p.m.
Jah Works. Thunderbird Café and Lounge. 9 p.m.
Boys Night Out. 5801 Video Lounge and Café. 11 p.m.

Author Lidia Bastianich. Penguin Bookshop. 11 a.m.
Pittsburgh Steelers Football. Heinz Field. 1 p.m.
Max Weinberg Big Band. Altar Bar. 7 p.m. 21+

Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey. Consol Energy Center. 7 p.m.

A Woman, A Gun, and A Noodle Shop. Harris Theater. Through Oct. 21.
Potpourri of Art. Merrick Art Gallery. Through Nov. 3.
PoemART and Canvases by Janet Jai. Trinity Gallery. Through Nov. 13.
A Retrospective: Photographs of Pittsburgh. Irma Freeman Center for Imagination. Through Nov. 20.
Audio Space. Wood Street Galleries. Through Dec. 31.