Toots and the Maytals. Mr. Small’s Theatre. 8 p.m.
Jamaican musical group Toots and the Maytals (originally called The Maytals) will perform at Mr. Small’s Theatre. The group is a well-known ska vocal group that formed in the early 1960s. More information and tickets are available at mrsmalls.com.
Yoram Bauman, the Stand-Up Economist. McConomy Auditorium. 5:30 p.m.
AB Comedy and AB Political Speakers present a performance by Dr. Yoram Bauman, “The Stand-up Economist.” The educational comedy event is free.
Diana Krall. Heinz Hall. 7:30 p.m.
Singer and pianist Diana Krall will perform at Heinz Hall, following the release of her recent album Glad Rag Doll. More information and tickets are available at pittsburghsymphony.org.
Aaron Koblin lecture. STUDIO for Creative Inquiry (College of Fine Arts 111). 4:30 p.m.
Aaron Koblin, new media artist and director of the Data Arts Team at Google’s Creative Lab, will give a talk on his recent projects, including his artistic and musical endeavors. More information is available at studioforcreativeinquiry.org.
Team Spirit. 6119 (6119 Penn Ave.). 8:30 p.m.
Ayad Al Adhamy (formerly of Passion Pit) and his Team Spirit bandmates will perform at 6119 this Wednesday. More information and tickets can be found at druskyentertainment.com.
Suzanne Anglewicz lecture. Rangos 1. 5 p.m.
Last week, students heard one side of the gun control debate when a CeaseFirePA representative spoke on campus. This week, NRA representative Suzanne Anglewicz will give a talk on the NRA’s perspective on recent firearms controversies and legislation. The lecture is sponsored by AB Political Speakers and is free.
Majora Carter lecture. Carnegie Library of Oakland. 5:30 p.m.
Urban sustainability activist Majora Carter will speak in Oakland on Thursday. Carter is known for her green development in the South Bronx community and often speaks on topics like gentrification versus improvement of poor neighborhoods. The lecture is part of the Inspire Speaker Series, a collaboration of Phipps Conservatory and the Green Building Alliance. More information and tickets can be found at www.go-gba.org.
LIVE ARCHIVE exhibit opening. 3011 Smallman St. 7 p.m.
LIVE ARCHIVE is a collaborative exhibit that features work by first- and second-year Master of Fine Arts students from Carnegie Mellon and from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). Works exhibited range from art and technology, performance, social practice, and installation to kinetic and BioArt. An opening reception will be held on Friday until midnight. More information and gallery hours are available at cmu-saic.com.
Sevendust. Altar Bar. 7 p.m.
Atlanta-based heavy metal band Sevendust will perform at the Altar Bar in the Strip District. More information and tickets are available at thealtarbar.com.
Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival. McConomy Auditorium. Through April 13.
Sponsored by the Humanities Center, the Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival presents Faces of Media. This year’s festival features Pittsburgh-premiere screenings of over a dozen award-winning films from all over the world. More information on the festival, including information about tickets and screenings, can be found at cmu.edu/faces.
Basement Miracle: 2013 MFA Thesis Exhibition. Miller Gallery. Through April 21.
Master of Fine Arts candidates Scott Andrew, Felipe Castelblanco, Craig Fahner, Steve Gurysh, Luke Loeffler, Dan Wilcox, and Erin Womack present their final work in this thesis exhibition. More information, including gallery hours, is available at millergallery.cfa.cmu.edu.