Hilton Als. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium. 8:30 p.m.
The New Yorker theatre critic and award-winning author will be giving a talk at the University of Pittsburgh. Admission is free.
Dom Kennedy. Altar Bar. 7 p.m.
The west-coast rapper, having released his second studio album Get Home Safely back in October, will be stopping his tour in Pittsburgh this Wednesday.
Yellowcard. Altar Bar. 7 p.m.
Everyone who remembers that place off Ocean Avenue will be there.
Asana Utsava. Heinz Memorial Chapel. 7:30 p.m.
A free event that combines the power of music with yoga, Asana Utsava is sponsored by local yoga studios, each of which will perform a short demonstration.
Phosphorescent. Mr. Small’s Theater. 8 p.m.
A singer-songwriter from New York, Phosphorescent (Matthew Houck) will present an indie folk/rock show.
Helene Grimaud “Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms”. Heinz Hall. 8 p.m.
Pianist and wildlife conservationist Hélène Grimaud will play the well-known classics from the great composers with the PSO.
Swans in the Garden. Phipps Conservatory. 6 and 7:30 p.m.
This unique night will feature selections from Swan Lake performed at the Phipps Conservatory glasshouse. There will be two performances on the same night.
Lotus w/Buku. Stage AE. 7 p.m.
This groovy jam and electronica band will be bringing the good vibes to Stage AE, with deep-house and trap artist Buku opening.
Snowball Local Music Festival. Cattivo Bar. Concerts start at 8 p.m.
This festival is comprised solely of local musicians playing all varieties and genres in a Lawrenceville club.
2013 Carnegie International. Carnegie Museum of Art. Through Mar. 16
The Carnegie International is the oldest North American exhibition of contemporary art from around the globe.
Wicked. Benedum Center. Through Feb. 9
The hit Broadway musical is returning to Pittsburgh. Telling the story of The Wizard of Oz from an alternate perspective — the Wicked Witch’s —, the show features amazing songs and is not to be missed.
Arena: Remembering the Igloo. 707 Penn Gallery. Through Mar. 2
The exhibition presents a visual record of Pittsburgh’s Civic Arena’s last months in operation and during its yearlong demolition process.
Neverlands. 709 Penn Gallery. Through Feb. 23
Inspired by Peter Pan and fears of death, this art collection is one of a kind.
Structures of Time and Space. Wood Street Galleries. Through Apr. 6
A collection of large scale light installations from artist Erwin Redl.
Company. O’Reilly Theater. Jan. 23 – Feb. 23
Company is a musical with a plot that revolves around Bobby (a single man unable to commit fully to a steady relationship, let alone marriage), the five married couples who are his best friends, and his three girlfriends.
Judge Jackie Justice. Cabaret at Theater Square.
Opening on Jan. 30, this new musical comedy is based on courtroom television shows and features cases that deal with aliens, zombies, and more.
Quantum Theater presents Madagascar. The Carlyle.
Opening on Jan. 31, Madagascar tells three separate stories of love and loss that unfold in the same hotel room across three different time periods.