Angel Olsen. The Andy Warhol Museum. 7:30 p.m.
The singer-songwriter will perform songs off her folk- and country-inspired album Half Way Home, as well as other tunes. Tickets are $12 with a valid student ID and $15 without one.
Kurt Vile. Carnegie Lecture Hall. 8 p.m.
Indie songsmith Kurt Vile will be performing with his band The Violators at Carnegie Lecture Hall. Tickets are $15 with a valid student ID and $18 without one.
Danny Brown & Action Bronson. Altar Bar. 8 p.m.
The two rappers will perform on the Pittsburgh stop of their “2 High 2 Die” tour. Expect haziness. Tickets are $22.
Downlink & ill.Gates. The Rex Theater. 8 p.m.
The two musicians will bring their bone-crushing brand of heavy dubstep to the Rex. We recommend bringing earplugs from Hunt if you plan on attending. Tickets are $15.
DJ BL3ND. Whim Nightclub. 10 p.m.
The Internet sensation will bring his weird mask and crowd-pleasing mixes to Whim Nightclub this Friday. Hopefully he dances as well in person as he does in his videos. Tickets are $25.
Bill Burr. Heinz Hall. 8 p.m.
The successful comedian will be performing his unique brand of observational humor this Friday at Heinz Hall. Expect a lot of fanboys hanging around until the end to see if he knows anything about the Breaking Bad finale.
Gallery Crawl. Pittsburgh Cultural District. 5:30 p.m.
The latest installment of this free quarterly showcase of Pittsburgh’s arts and entertainment offerings will take place this Friday. Attendees are free to explore the galleries and events at their own pace, and given how much there is to see even a quick stop could prove highly rewarding. For more information, visit trustarts.org/events.
The Rubber Duck Bridge Party. Sixth Street Bridge. 5:30 p.m.
As a kick-off to the Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts, the Sixth Street Bridge will be closed in order to welcome a four-story-tall, three-story-wide rubber duck as well as to host the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Night Market, featuring art and food vendors. This may be your only chance to see such an impressive rubber duck. For more information, visit culturaldistrict.org.
Baths. Altar Bar. 8 p.m.
The electronic musician brings his breathtaking falsetto to Pittsburgh. Tickets range from $12 to $14, and the event is open to all ages.
Art Interprets Alzheimer’s. Society for Contemporary Craft Satellite Gallery. Through Sept. 29.
Sculptures by George Roby and photographs by Herbert Ascherman capture the emotional impact of Alzheimer’s through the eyes of patients and their loved ones.
Summer Flower Show. Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Through Oct. 6.
The Summer Flower Show at Phipps incorporates glass artwork into the gardens, creating a colorful and whimsical fusion of the artificial and the natural. For more information, visit phippsconservatory.org.
Express Burlesque. Cabaret at Theater Square. 8 p.m. Through Oct. 12.
This exciting, burlesque-style dance revue combines an old burlesque feel with a provocative-yet-classy twist of today.
Defending the Caveman. Cabaret at Theater Square. 8 p.m. Through Oct. 20.
This is a one-man comedy show featuring humorous insights regarding gender and relationships.
Roads of Arabia. Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Through Nov. 3.
This exhibit transports visitors to the sands of Saudi Arabia, where recent archaeological finds redefine our understanding of the region. For more information, visit carnegiemnh.org.
14th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation (Hunt Library, Fifth Floor). Sept. 27 through Dec. 19.
The exhibition will include 41 artworks by 41 artists from 10 countries. The Institute established the International series in 1964 with the hope of supporting and encouraging contemporary botanical artists. Every three years, the International series features the works of talented botanical artists from around the world.
Our Town. O’Reilly Theater. Sept. 27 through Oct. 26.
The Thornton Wilder classic about life in a small town and just how extraordinary such a life can be will be brought to the stage in an upcoming production at the O’Reilly Theater on Penn Avenue in Pittsburgh, directed by Ted Pappas and starring Pittsburgh’s own Tom Atkins. For performance dates and tickets, visit trustarts.culturaldistrict.org.