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on August 01, 2013 10:50 AM

ART/MUSEUM EXHIBITS

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh present the following special exhibits:

• Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave.: “The Playground Project,” through Aug. 11; “Teeny Harris Photographs: Focus on Hair,” through Sept. 2

• Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 4400 Forbes Ave.: “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,” “Caldwell Linker: All Through the Night” and “Nick Bubash: The Patron Saint of White Guys that Went Tribal and Other Works,” 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.

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 “Clayton Days Revisited: A Project by Vik Muniz,” through Oct. 27. 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 a site-specific installation by Chihura Shiota, whose works focus on the body with relation to place and space, through summer 2014. For information, call (412) 231-3169 or go to www.mattress.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:

• “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 Satellite Gallery, Steel Plaza T-Station, One Mellon Center, downtown Pittsburgh, presents “Art Interprets Alzheimer’s,” with George Roby ceramics and Herbert Ascherman Jr. photography, 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.: “Rostered Artists Revealed,” through Aug. 10; “Journey of a Lifetime: The Photography of Christian James,” through Sept. 7

• Johnstown, Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center at Pitt-Johnstown: “The Art of Healing Exhibition: Reflections 21013,” through Aug. 24

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

• Loretto: “Stories Joyfully Embroidered: Shaanix Folk Textiles from Northern China,” through Oct. 12; “Seeing the Invisible: Paintings by Barbara Wachter,” through Dec. 7

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

ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS

Big Time Wrestling, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10, Jaffa Shrine, Altoona. Featuring a Steel cage match for the BTW championship between challenger Shane Douglas and champion Flex Armstrong, Ric Flair, Terry Funk, Mickie James, Carlito Colon, Chris Mordetsky and the Patriot. The stars will be posing for photo and signings autographs. Go to BTWtickets.com for tickets and more information.

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

• Muse, Sept. 8

• Michael Bublé, Sept. 20

• Pearl Jam, Oct. 11

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

First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown, presents:

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

• The Under The Influence of Music Tour, 6 p.m. Saturday, 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, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16

• John Mayer, with Phillip Phillips, 7 p.m. Aug. 25

• Mumford and Sons, 7 p.m. Aug. 29

• Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival, Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords, 5 p.m. Aug. 30

• Rascal Flatts, 7 p.m. Sept. 6

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

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

• Luke Bryan, 7 p.m. Sept. 28

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

Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, presents:

• 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:

• Aug. 17-18, 1 to 4 p.m., Laurel Highlands Fourth annual Garlic Festival, Faranda’s Farm, 1171 Penn Ave., Hollsopple

• Aug 23, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Doubletree Hotel at The Meadows, 340 Racetrack Road, Washington, Pa. Dine and dance

• Aug. 25, 1 to 4 p.m., Christian W. KIlay Winery, 412 Fayette Springs Road, Chalk Hill. Wine, dine and dance

• Sept. 1, 7 to 9 p.m., Lion Square, E. Crawford Avenue and N. Arch Street, Connellsville

• Sept. 15, 7 to 10 p.m., Jergel’s Grill, 235 Northgate Drive, Warrendale. Pittsburgh Jazz Society

• Sept. 16, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Storey Square, Main Street, Uniontown

• Sept. 22, 1 to 4 p.m., Christian W. KIlay Winery, 412 Fayette Springs Road, Chalk Hill. Wine, dine and dance

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

• 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

• Blue Man Group, 7:30 p.m., Nov. 6 and 7

• 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:

• The Black Crowes, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 7, with Tedeschi Trucks Band

• The Lt. Dan Band benefit concert for Cpl. Doug Vitale, 7 p.m. Aug. 9

• Cheap Trick, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21

• Adam Ant, 7 p.m. Aug. 23

• We Are Kings, 6 p.m. Aug. 25

• Montgomery Gentry, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29

• Darius Rucker, 6 p.m. Sept. 6

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

FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

Butler Farm Show, Aug. 5-10, 625 Evans City Road, Butler. www.butlerfarmshow.com.

Westmoreland Fair, Aug. 16-24, 123 Blue Ribbon Lane, Pleasant Unity. www.westmorelandfair.com.

THEATER

Apple Hill Playhouse, Delmont, presents “Southern Hospitality,” 2 p.m. Aug. 7 and 11; and 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday and Aug. 8-10. Tickets available by going to www.applehillplayhouse.org or by calling (724) 468-5050.

Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, presents “Buddy — The Buddy Holly Story,” through Sunday.

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

Mountain Playhouse, Jennerstown, presents:

• “Squabbles,” through Sunday

• “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 presents “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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