1) The Pirates take on the division rival St. Louis Cardinals in a 7:05 p.m. game that will have a major impact on the race for a playoff spot. PNC Park, 115 Federal St., North Shore.
3) Check out new and established talent at one of the city’s best open stage nights, Club Cafe’s AcoustiCafe. The host of tonight’s supportive and friendly event is Emay, featuring Donna Zullo (of Columbus, Ohio). No cover. 7 p.m. 56 – 58 S. 12th St., South Side.