PICK OF THE DAY
Did you catch the “Glee” episode when Lea Michele sang Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” with Idina Menzel? The Tony-winning “Wicked” and “Rent” star (Menzel, not Michele) recorded the song on “Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony,” an album and DVD of her concert with Toronto’s 52-piece Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Menzel (above) will perform pop and musical theater selections from the release. 8 p.m. $45.75-$125.75. Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre, 270 Tremont St., Boston. 866-348-9738. www.citicenter.org
Arthropods You’ve probably shared an apartment with these roommates, but there are good things to say about “Cockroaches.” Find out at the mini exhibit, part of the permanent show “Arthropods: Creatures that Rule.” Daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Sept. 30, 2013.$12, $10 students and seniors, $8 ages 3-18, free for Massachusetts residents Sundays 9 a.m.-noon and Wednesdays 3-5 p.m. Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge. 617-495-3045. www.hmnh.harvard.edu
A virtuoso tour of four Four centuries of music, four of Brahms’s Hungarian Dances, and two of Vivaldi’s Concertos for Four Violins are part of the Boston Classical Orchestra concert “A Virtuoso Tour of Orchestral Europe.” 8 p.m. (Sept. 30 at 3 p.m.). $19-$74. Faneuil Hall, Boston. 617-423-3883. www.bostonclassicalorchestra.org
He always had Paris There was a lot of beauty to absorb in Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris,” including the luscious theme by Stephane Wrembel . The French-born, Brooklyn-based guitarist and composer is at the Regattabar to show off his new release, “Origins.” 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. $25. Regattabar at the Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett St., Cambridge. 617-661-7757. www.regattabarjazz.com
Leaves Here’s a way to transition from summer’s iced tea to autumn’s hot tea. At the Art Complex Museum’s Tea Ceremony, tea master Allan Sosei Palmer will give a presentation and answer your questions in the Wind in the Pines Hut, which was constructed for the museum in Kyoto, Japan. Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. (inside if raining). Free (first-come basis). The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St., Duxbury. 781-934-6634. www.artcomplex.org
Long on medicine The development of the iron lung, the first successful kidney transplant, and the birth of our two kids took place in the Longwood Medical Area, the subject of Boston By Foot’s Longwood Medical Area Walking Tour. Learn about the hospitals, academic institutions, and biomedical research centers including Joslin Diabetes Center, Children’s Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Sept. 30 at 2 p.m., rain or shine. $15. Meet your guide at corner of Francis Street and Huntington Avenue, Boston. 617-367-2345. www.bostonbyfoot.org
Oh Johnny Get the inside scoop on how three Americana bands were influenced by “The Man in Black” at For the Sake of the Song: A Tribute to Johnny Cash. For the Sake of the Song concert series celebrates great artists and performs in its new home at Johnny D’s — a fitting name for Sunday’s show. The bands are Highway Ghosts, John Colvert & the Great Brighton Fire, and Adela & Jude. Next up is a tribute to Van Morrison on Nov. 18. Sept. 30 at 8:30 p.m. $10, $12 at the door. Johnny D’s, 17 Holland St., Davis Square, Somerville.