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ART/MUSEUM EXHIBITS

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh present the following special exhibits:

• Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave.: “Japan is the Key …,” through July 21; “The Playground Project,” through Aug. 11.

• Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 4400 Forbes Ave.: “Bug Works,” Saturday to July 28; Garden of Light: Works by Paula Crevoshay, through Aug. 11; “Roads of Arabia,” through Nov. 3.

• Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Avenue: “BIKES: Science on Two Wheels,” through Jan. 1. 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” and “Flight of the Butterflies.”

• The Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St.: “Genesis Breyer P-Orridge: S/HE IS HER/E,” through Sept. 15; Ongoing: “I Just Want to Watch: Warhol’s Film, Video and Television.”

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:

• “Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog,” through Sept. 1.

• We Can! Day, Saturday. The event is sponsored by UPMC Health Plan and coincides with International Mud Day. Children who visit the museum can play in a bubbling mud pit, and make mud paintings, clay art and other mud artifacts. They can also sample mud-themed foods at the museum’s Red Room Café.

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

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1 Schenley Park, Oakland, presents:

• Butterfly Forest, through Sept. 2.

• Tropical Forest: India, through Sept. 2, in the Tropical Forest Conservatory.

• Summer Flower Show: Glass in the Gardens, through Oct. 6.

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:

• “Kidsburgh” and Discovery Place for kids.

• “Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation,” ongoing.

• “From Slavery to Freedom,” 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.

Society for Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, presents “Humor in Craft,” a collection of amusing works by 32 artists, through Oct. 27. For more information, call (412) 261-7003 or go to www.contemporarycraft.org.

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art presents the following exhibits:

• Altoona, 1212 11th Ave.: “Journey of a Lifetime: The Photography of Christian James,” through Sept. 7.

• Johnstown, Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center at Pitt-Johnstown: “Respect in Retrospect: The Photography of Amelia Patsy,” through July 6.

• Ligonier Valley, 1 Boucher Lane, Route 711, Ligonier: “Highlights from the Permanent Collection: Celebration of the Wolf Family Donation,” through Aug. 4.

• Loretto: “Seeing the Big Picture: Larger than Life Works from the Permanent Collection,” through June 15; “Seeing the Invisible: Paintings by Barbara Wachter,” through Dec. 7.

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

ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS

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

• Bruno Mars, July 2.

• One Direction, 7:30 p.m., July 8.

• The Eagles, July 23.

• Muse, Sept. 8.

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

First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown, presents:

• Matchbox Twenty, Saturday, with Goo Goo Dolls.

• Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, July 12, featuring Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon, Machine Head and more.

• Van Warped Tour, July 17.

• 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.

• Blake Shelton, 7 p.m. Aug. 2, Easton Corbin and Jana Kramer.

• The Under the Influence of Music Tour, 6 p.m. Aug. 3, featuring Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky with special guests B.o.B., Trinidad Jame$, Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era, Berner, Chevy Woods and Smoke DZA.

• Maroon 5 with Kelly Clarkson and Rozzi Crane, 7 p.m. Aug. 6.

• Jason Aldean, Aug. 16.

• John Mayer, with Phillip Phillips, Aug. 25.

• Kid Rock, Sept. 7, with ZZ Top and Uncle Kracker.

• Keith Urban, with Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch, 7 p.m. Sept. 13.

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.

• Harry Connick Jr., 8 p.m. June 27.

• Diana Ross, 8 p.m. Aug. 20.

• Il Volo, Sept. 11.

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

The Harold Betters Jazz Quartet, of Pittsburgh, has scheduled these performances:

• Friday, 6 to 9 p.m., St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 411 Power Street, Johnstown. An evening of jazz along the river to dine and dance to.

• July 5, 6 to 7:30 p.m., annual Fourth of July festival, Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival (July 4-7), 252 Twin Lakes Road, Greensburg.

• July 7, 6 to 8 p.m., “Music on the Mon” event, Nemacolin Castle, 136 Front Street, Brownsville.

The Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg, presents:

• Travis Tritt, 8 p.m. Friday.

• Whitesnake, 8 p.m. Saturday.

• Kenny Vance and the Planotones, 8 p.m. Sept. 26.

• Michael English, 2 and 8 p.m. Sept. 27, with Jeffrey and Sheri Easter.

• Peter Noone and Herman’s Hermits, Oct. 24.

• Amy Grant, 8 p.m. Nov. 16.

• Michael McDonald, an evening of Christmas music and hits, 8 p.m. Dec. 6.

For ticket information, call (724) 836-8000 or go to www.thepalacetheatre.org.

Stage AE, 400 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, presents O.A.R., 6 p.m. July 11, with Andrew McMahon and Allen Stone.

Tickets are available at Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com or by calling (412) 323-1919.

THEATER

Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, presents:

• Kopit & Yeston’s “Phantom,” 8 p.m. through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets available by calling (412) 456-4800. For groups of 10 or more, call (412) 471-6930.

Mountain Playhouse, Jennerstown, presents:

• “Pump Boys and Dinettes,” through Sunday.

• “Neil Simon’s Comic Suites,” July 9-21.

• “Squabbles,” July 23-Aug. 4.

• “Sin, Sex & The CIA,” Aug. 6-18.

• “Let’s Murder Marsha,” Sept. 17-29.

• “Church Basement Ladies: A Second Helping,” Oct. 1-13.

For more information, call (814) 629-9201 or go to www.MountainPlayhouse.org.

Pittsburgh CLO will present “Side By Side By Sondheim,” through Aug. 18 at The Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave. For more information, call (412) 456-6666 or go to www.pittsburghclo.org.

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