Melancholia. Regent Square Theater. 8 p.m. Through Feb. 9.
After attracting huge crowds at the Three Rivers Film Festival last November, Pittsburgh Filmmakers is providing another opportunity to see Melancholia. Directed by Lars Von Trier and starring Kirsten Dunst, Melancholia is a science fiction drama about a new bride’s depression and the end of the world.


Jenny Owen Youngs with New Empire. brillobox. 9 p.m.
Indie pop singer-songwriter Jenny Owen Youngs will perform with the Australian pop-rock group New Empire.


Rusko. Club Zoo. 8 p.m.
Presented by Dub Nation and Steez Promo, dubstep producer and DJ Christopher Mercer (Rusko) will play at Club Zoo.


Wings of Desire. Melwood Screening Room. 7 p.m.
Two angels watch over Berlin in this 1987 Franco-German fantasy film, directed by Wim Wenders. The 1998 American fantasy film City of Angels is loosely based on Wings of Desire.


Maya Lin Lecture. Carnegie Music Hall. 6 p.m.
Artist Maya Lin will give a lecture about her work, which focuses on the way we live in and interact with nature. The lecture will be followed by the opening of her exhibit at the Heinz Architectural Center galleries.

I Am Better Than You. The Frame Gallery. 8:30 p.m.
Sophomore art majors Claire Gustavson and Keith Lafuente will present their recent work at the Frame Gallery.

Oscar Nominated Shorts. Regent Square Theater. Times TBA. Through Feb. 23.
Pittsburgh Filmmakers provides the opportunity to see the Oscar-nominated short films. All ten of the nominated films, both animated and live-action, will be shown.


Crispin Hellion Glover: What Is It? Andy Warhol Museum. 7 p.m.
American actor Crispin Glover will give an hour-long live performance and present his directing debut film What Is It?

Out of Order: Kirk Degiorgio with PTA and Paul Fleetwood. Belvedere’s. 9 p.m.
As part of Humanaut’s monthly series of dance parties, United Kingdom techno producer and DJ Kirk Degiorgio and Pittsburgh house and techno DJ Paul Fleetwood will play at Belvedere’s.

Sites of Passage. Mattress Factory. Through Feb. 12.
Tavia La Follette, a Pittsburgh-based performance artist, started this project after participating in Artists Residency Egypt in 2010. The installation is an artistic exchange between Egypt and the United States.

Cathy Wilkes. Carnegie Museum of Art. Through Feb. 26.
The museum features paintings and sculptural installations by Cathy Wilkes that focus on her personal experiences.

Intimate Science. Miller Gallery. Through March 4.
The exhibition showcases interdisciplinary artists who incorporate science and technology into their creative processes, as well as scientists who use their technology and resources to create art.

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