Rocking the Body Politics: Musical Spaces for Resistance & Survival. Giant Eagle Auditorium
(Baker Hall A51). 4:30 p.m.
Larisa K. Mann, an educator, public speaker, and award-winning DJ, will present a talk. The event is sponsored by the Center for the Arts and Society.
Henry Hornbostel Lecture: Peter Busby. Carnegie Museum of Art Theater. 6 p.m.
Peter Busby, principal managing director of San Francisco design and architecture firm Perkins+Will, will give a talk at the Carnegie Museum of Art Theater. The event is free.
Kvelertak. Mr. Small’s Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
Hardcore black metal band Kvelertak will perform at Mr. Small’s Theatre with Cancer Bats, Black Tusk, and Girlfight. More information and tickets are available at mrsmalls.com.
Carnegie Mellon Guitar Ensemble. Mellon Institute Auditorium. 8 p.m.
The Carnegie Mellon Guitar Ensemble will perform works by composers Matteo Carcassi, Jürg Kindle, Joaquín Rodrigo, Leo Welch, Leo Brouwer, and more during Wednesday’s concert. The event is free.
“Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture.” Porter Hall 100. 4:30 p.m.
Journalist and author David Kushner will give a talk, telling the story of video game innovators John Carmack and John Romero. The talk is hosted by the Center for the Arts in Society and is free.
Gallery Crawl. Cultural District. 5:30 p.m.
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is holding its quarterly Gallery Crawl this Friday. Admission to galleries and art spaces will be free and open to the public until 9:30 p.m in the Cultural District. For more information on exhibits and participating spaces, visit trustarts.org.
Pop Cabaret presents... SPRUNG: A Variety Show in Two Acts. The Andy Warhol Museum. 7 p.m.
Art students in Carnegie Mellon’s pop cabaret course (led by professor Suzie Silver and Master of Fine Arts student Scott Andrew) will put on a variety show of performance art pieces at The Andy Warhol Museum. The show is free and open to the public.
Pearson Sound. Belvedere’s Ultra-Dive. 9:30 p.m.
Dubstep DJ Pearson Sound will perform at Belvedere’s at a show hosted by Obvious and VIA. The show will feature visuals by local visual artist Ben Tabas. The show is 21+ and costs $15 at the door.
Burial. The Roboto Project (5106 Penn Ave.). 7 p.m.
German hardcore punk band Burial will perform at The Roboto Project with Wet Brain and Do Crimes.
Sandra Bernhard. Byham Theater. 8 p.m.
Comedian and performer Sandra Bernhard will put on a show at the Byham Theater. Bernhard is known for her challenging humor and keen satire, which promise to produce a show filled with political satire, pop culture commentary, and cabaret. More information and tickets are available at trustarts.org.
Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years. The Andy Warhol Museum. Through April 28.
The Andy Warhol Museum celebrates the 50th anniversary of Warhol’s famous “Campbell’s Soup Cans” with contemporary Warhol-inspired pieces and works by the pop art visionary himself.
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.
What We Collect: Recent Art Acquisitions, 2007–12. Hunt Library, Fifth Floor. Through June 30.
The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation presents an exhibition of recent acquisitions to the art department, from the early 19th century to the present. More information on the exhibit is available at huntbot.andrew.cmu.edu/HIBD.