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on March 28, 2013 10:50 AM

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ART/MUSEUM EXHIBITS

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh present the following special exhibits:

  • Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave.: “20/20: Celebrating Two Decades of Heinz Architectural Center,” through May 19.
  • Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 4400 Forbes Ave.: “Bug Works,” Saturday to July 28.
  • Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Avenue: Laser shows on Fridays: 7 p.m., Motown (also 3 p.m. daily); 8 p.m., Bob Marley (also 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays); 9 p.m., No Doubt; 10 p.m., Nirvana; 11 p.m., Skrillex; midnight, Pink Floyd; Omnimax films “To the Arctic,” “Hubble” (ongoing) and “Flight of the Butterflies.”
  • The Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St.: “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years,” through April 28.

For more information, call (412) 622-3131 or go to www.carnegiemuseums.org.

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Old Post Office Building, Allegheny Center, Pittsburgh, presents “Move With Art,” through May 12.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Call (412) 322-5058 or go to https://pittsburghkids.org.

The Frick, 7227 Reynolds St., Pittsburgh, presents “A Kind of Alchemy: Medieval Persian Ceramics,” through June 16. Visit thefrickpittsburgh.org for more information.

Greensburg Art Center, 230 Todd School Road, Greensburg, presents its juried exhibit, “Best of the Bunch,” from Saturday through Oct. 26. For more information, call (724) 837-6791 or go to www.greensburgartcenter.org.

The Johnstown Flood Museum, 304 Washington St., Johnstown, is presenting “From Scholarships to Souvenirs: Telling the Story of the Johnstown Flood,” an exhibit dedicated to the enduring place the flood has held in pop culture. For more information, call (814) 539-1889 or go to www.jaha.org.

Mattress Factory, 500 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, presents “Gestures: Intimate Friction,” a collection of works by artists, architects and activists, through Nov. 30. For information, call (412) 231-3169 or go to www.mattress.org.

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1 Schenley Park, Oakland, presents its Spring Flower Show through April 7.

Regular hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Call (412) 622-6915 for more information or visit phipps.conservatory.org.

Sen. John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, presents:

  • “Art of the Steelers,” through March 31.
  • “Kidsburgh” and Discovery Place for kids.
  • “Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation,” ongoing.
  • “Clash of the Empires: The British, French & Indian War, 1754-1763,” ongoing.
  • “Glass Shattering Notions,” ongoing.

Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Call (412) 454-6000 for more information.

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art presents the following exhibits:

  • Altoona, 1212 11th Ave.: Indiana artist Julie Bernstein Engelmann: “Being Spirit,” through April 20.
  • “Seeing the Big Picture: Larger than Life Work from the Permanent Collection,” April 19 through June 15.
  • “Artists of the 21st Century,” the museum’s annual student art exhibition featuring works by students in various high schools including Indiana and Northern Cambria, will be on display through April 6.

For more information, go to www.sama-art.org.

ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS

Steel City Con, a toy, comic book and pop culture convention, will be held April 5 through 7 at the Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville. Hours are 1 to 9 p.m. April 5, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 6, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 7. Three-day passes are $25, single day passes are $15 and children younger than 5 are admitted free. Scheduled to appear are actors Kevin Sorbo, Madison Lintz, Ernie Hudson, Sofia Milos, Dawn Wells, Alan Ruck, Dwight Schultz and Brande Roderick, wrestler The Honky Tonk Man, wrestling diva Christy Hemme and musician Reb Beach. To purchase a dealer table or to get tickets, go to www.steelcitycon.com.

Carnegie Library Music Hall, Pittsburgh, presents:

n Indie Rock Band Grizzly Bear at 8 p.m. Saturday. In association with Candlelight Concerts for Epilepsy Awareness and their 50 Concerts in 50 States project, the Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania (EFWCP) will be on hand to answer questions and provide information to the concert-goers. For more information about epilepsy or the Candlelight Concerts for Epilepsy Awareness and their 50 Concerts in 50 States project, call 1 (800) 361-5885.

  • Tracy Morgan, “Excuse My French” tour, 8 p.m. June 7.

Tickets available at Ticketmaster.com, librarymusichall.com or by calling (412) 368-5225.

Consol Energy Center, 1001 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, presents:

  • Eric Clapton, 7:30 p.m., April 6, with the Wallflowers.
  • Barry Manilow, 7:30 p.m., April 19.
  • Fleetwood Mac, April 26.
  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, June 20.
  • Bruno Mars, July 2.
  • One Direction, 7:30 p.m., July 8.
  • The Eagles, July 23.

For more information, call (412) 642-1800 or go to www.consolenergycenter.com.

First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown, presents:

  • The Midwest Rock ’n Roll Express, comprised of Styx, REO Speedwagon and Ted Nugent, May 19.
  • Brad Paisley, 7:30 p.m. June 1, with Chris Young and Lee Brice.
  • Pitbull and Ke$ha, June 2.
  • Toby Keith, June 15.
  • Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, July 12, featuring Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon, Machine Head and more.
  • Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band, 8 p.m. July 18.
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd and Bad Company, July 19.
  • Zac Brown Band, 7 p.m. July 20.
  • John Mayer, with Phillip Phillips, Aug. 25.
  • Blake Shelton, 7 p.m. Aug. 2, Easton Corbin and Jana Kramer.

Tickets available at livenation.com or by calling (800) 745-3000.

Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, presents Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, 7:30 p.m. July 1, with Edie Brickell.

Call (412) 392-4900 for tickets, or the Heinz Hall box office.

Jaffa Shrine, Altoona, presents Big Time Wrestling at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Featured wrestlers scheduled to appear are “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair, who will be signing autographs from 5 to 7 p.m.; “Big Sexy” Kevin Nash, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Tommy Dreamer, Balls & Axl, The BTW Divas featuring Miss Tessmacher and more. Tickets available at the door.

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is offering visitors an opportunity to attend the final Penguin Walks at 11:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Visitors can line up along the sidewalk to see the penguins marching. Penguin Walks are on a weather-permitting basis and are included with general admission. Go to www.pittsburghzoo.org for more information.

THEATER

Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, presents “Anything Goes,” April 16-21.

Tickets available at the Heinz Hall box office or by calling (412) 392-4900. For groups of 10 or more, call (412) 471-6930.

Pittsburgh CLO will present at “You Say Tomato, I Say Shut UP!” at The Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., through May 5.

For more information, call (412) 456-6666 or go to www.pittsburghclo.org.

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