David Rees. McConomy Auditorium. 5:30 p.m.
Cartoonist and humorist David Rees, known for pairing stock images with controversial statements to make people laugh, will give a lecture sponsored by AB Lectures. Rees recently published his satirical book, How to Sharpen Pencils, a self-described emotional memoir.
Pittsburgh Moth StorySLAM: Taking Sides. Rex Theater (1602 East Carson St.). 8 p.m.
Come watch or partake in this storytelling session, in which each selected volunteer will have five minutes to tell his or her tale as part of this series of open-mic storytelling competitions. The Moth is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the art of storytelling. The event is 21+.
An Evening with Barbara Ehrenreich. GRW Theatre, Point Park University Center (201 Wood St.). 6 p.m.
Political activist and author Barbara Ehrenreich will give a lecture at Point Park University as part of the Global Cultural Studies Public Speakers’ Series. Ehrenreich is the author of the The New York Times bestseller Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America.
Support the Children’s School at Ten Thousand Villages. Ten Thousand Villages (5824 Forbes Ave.). 6 p.m.
Support the Carnegie Mellon Children’s School by shopping at Ten Thousand Villages, where a percentage of all purchases will benefit the Children’s School Scholarship Fund.
Paul Luc. The Underground. 7:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh indie folk singer-songwriter Paul Luc will give a concert sponsored by AB Underground. The event is free and open to the public.
Colored Cosmopolitan: The Shared Struggle for Freedom in the United States & India. Steinberg Auditorium (Baker A53). 4:30 p.m.
Assistant professor of history Nico Slate will give a lecture and lead a discussion as part of the lecture series, hosted by the Center for African-American Urban Studies & the Economy.
B-Tracks. 6119 (6119 Penn Ave.). 9:30 p.m.
Boston-based DJ duo B-Tracks will perform at 6119, mixing its own music into house and techno vinyl tracks. The show is sponsored by Pittsburgh-based electronic music collective Detour.
Three Rivers Film Festival. Various locations. Through Nov. 17.
This year’s Three Rivers Film Festival features over 50 films, showing at the Harris Theater, the Melwood Screening Room, and the Regent Square Theater. A complete schedule and more information is available at 3rff.com.
White Cube, Green Maze. Carnegie Museum of Art. Through Jan. 13.
The exhibit includes models and drawings by architects and landscape architects who have worked on collaborative projects, focusing on six sites from around the world.
Feminist and... The Mattress Factory. Through May 26.
This exhibit features works by six female artists from around the world, aiming to show that feminism is a multivocal, multigenerational, and multicultural movement, not a single-issue set of political beliefs.
Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World’s Fairs, 1851-1939. Carnegie Museum of Art. Through Feb. 24.
This exhibit features works ranging from jewelry to furniture that showcase the changing tastes in aesthetics and design within the span of nearly nine decades.