Amritjit Singh Baker Hall 255B. 4:30 p.m.
Singh, the Langston Hughes Professor of English at Ohio University, will be giving a talk titled “Challenges of Migration and Citizenship: African Americans and Asian Americans, 1850 —1925.” Admission is free.
Eric Dyer McConomy Auditorium. 5 p.m.
Artist, filmmaker, educator, and experimental animator Eric Dyer will be giving a talk concerning his work producing animated visualizations for symphony concerts. The event is free and open to the public.
CMU Percussion Ensemble Alumni Concert Hall, CFA. 8 p.m.
The ensemble will perform selections from Robert McCarthy, Mark Ford, Javier Alvarez, and others. This event is free and open to the public.
Opera Showcase Kresge Theater, CFA. 7:30 p.m.
School of Music students will present selections from various operas including Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance and Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, and will also feature a performance on Thursday at the same time.This event is free and open to the public.
This Is How It Goes Helen Wayne Rauh Studio Theater, Purnell. 4 and 8 p.m.
This story of deception, betrayal, and a messy love triangle is told from the perspective of a self-described “unreliable narrator.” Performances run through Friday, and tickets are free beginning at noon the day of the performance.
Gutenberg! The Musical Helen Wayne Rauh Studio Theater, Purnell. 4 and 8 p.m.
Two friends pine for a shot at Broadway, singing all the songs and playing a number of roles including Gutenberg, his assistant Helvetica, an evil monk, and an anti-Semitic flower girl. Performances run through Friday, and tickets are free beginning at noon the day of the performance.
“Open-sourced Blueprints for Civilization.” Studio for Creative Inquiry, CFA 111. 6:30 p.m.
TED Fellow Marcin Jakubowski will be discussing his work open-sourcing the blueprints for 50 farm machines to allow anyone to build their own equipment from scratch, as well as his plans to write an instruction set for an entire self-sustaining village. This event is free and open to the public.
Taeyoon Choi Studio for Creative Inquiry, CFA 111.
The NYC-based artist will present his influential work as founder of the School for Poetic Computation in New York City and the Making Lab in Seoul in the studio’s main space. Refreshments will be served. This event is free.
“Digital Recording Tools for the Performing Musician” with Brian Del Signore CFA 102. 7 p.m.
Del Signore’s clinic and masterclass detail how musicians can use their computers as recording devices to provide in-depth critique of their musical performance abilities. This event is free and open to the public.
Ravel & Debussy Heinz Hall. 8 p.m.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents an evening of music by the celebrated composers, as well as the world premiere of the PSO-commissioned piece Supplica by Julliard professor Christopher Rouse. Tickets start at $26 and can be purchased at trustarts.culturaldistrict.org.
Mandy Patankin Heinz Hall. 8 p.m.
Longtime Broadway veteran Mandy Patankin — also known for his role as Saul Berenson on Homeland — will be teaming up with the PSO to present an evening of popular song and Broadway classics. Tickets start at $35 and can be purchased at trustarts.culturaldistrict.org.
Lossless Miller Gallery. Through April 20.
This exhibition of Carnegie Mellon School of Art master of fine arts candidates features large-scale installations, video, and generative sound art by artists Carl Bajandas, Oreen Cohen, and Yun Mi Her. Admission is free and open to the public.
Stoneghost/Thousand Yard Stare Frame Gallery. Through April 5.
This show features work from senior computer science and arts major Andrew Bueno and senior art and philosophy double major Adelaide Agyemang. Admission is free.
RACE: Are We So Different? Carnegie Museum of Natural History Through Oct. 27.
This exhibit explores the experience of living with race in America, using interactive multimedia components, photographs, iconic objects, and historical artifacts.