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ART/MUSEUM EXHIBITS

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh present the following special exhibits:

• Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave.: “Teeny Harris Photographs: Focus on Hair,” through Monday.

• Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 4400 Forbes Ave.: “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 Sunday.

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.

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 Monday.

• Tropical Forest: India, through Monday, 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.

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, Pittsburgh, is hosting its annual UMPC Summer Kids’ Zoofari through Friday. Kids ages 2 to 13 can ride the carousel and Time Traveler’s Express train for free. Animal experts will be on hand and there will be demonstrations involving sea lions, stingrays and more. Activities are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Go to www.pittsburghzoo.com for more information.

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.: “Journey of a Lifetime: The Photography of Christian James,” through Sept. 7; “Artists in Our Midst: Art in Common Annual Juried Exhibition,” Sept. 13 through Jan. 11.

• Johnstown, Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center at Pitt-Johnstown: Allied Artists of Johnstown 81st Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Sept. 6 through Dec. 14.

• Ligonier Valley, 1 Boucher Lane, Route 711, Ligonier: “Frudakis: Two Generations of Sculpture,” through Nov. 10.

• 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

Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, presents Celtic Thunder: Mythology, 8 p.m. Oct. 6.

Tickets available by calling (412) 456-6666. For groups of 10 or more, call (412) 471-6930.

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:

• Mumford and Sons, 7 p.m. today.

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

• 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.

Greenberg’s Train and Toy Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10, Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville. Admission charged. Children 11 and younger admitted free. Go to TrainShow.com for more information.

Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, presents 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:

• Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m., Lion Square, East Crawford Avenue and North Arch Street, Connellsville.

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

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

The 21st Annual Meeting of the Marked, Pittsburgh’s Premiere Tattoo Arts Celebration, Sept. 6-8, at the Monroeville Convention Center and DoubleTree, Monroeville. More than 80 booths with nearly 100 tattoo artists and dozens of vendors from across the United States, Canada and Europe featured — all tattooing and selling their wares during the three day event. There will also be a number of unique vendors carrying body jewelry, tattoo art and books, pin-up artists, tattoo memorabilia and more. Go to http://meetingofthemarked.com for a complete schedule of events and list of artists.

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. 6-7.

• 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.

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival, 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday through Monday and Sept. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29 in West Newton. The annual event features a variety of medieval-style entertainment, jousting, games of chance, crafts and foods for sale. For tickets, directions and more information, go to www.pittsburghrenfest.com.

Psychic medium and author John Edward will be appearing at 8 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport, 1111 Airport Blvd., Pittsburgh. The seminar lasts approximately two hours and includes a question and answer session and opportunities to experience messages from the other side. Readings are not guaranteed. Go to JohnEdward.net or ETix.com for more information.

Seven Springs Resort, 777 Waterwheel Drive, Seven Springs, presents a Polynesian Fire Show, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 30. Hawaiian men and women will perform and guests will enjoy a traditional Hawaiian luau. Call (724) 853-4050 for tickets a week prior to the show. For more information, go to www.latshawproductions.com.

Stage AE, 400 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, presents:

• Montgomery Gentry, 6:30 p.m. today

• Darius Rucker, 6 p.m. Sept. 6

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

Westmoreland County Art Museum, 4764 Route 30, Greensburg, has on display through Sunday “The World’s Largest Hand-Drawn Maze,” measuring 30 feet by 4 feet. It includes intricate cartoon illustrations featuring a random mix of comical characters. For more information, go to www.museumaa.org.

FAIRS/FESTIVALS

Bedford’s 49th Annual Fall Foliage Festival, Oct. 5-6, downtown Bedford. More than 400 craftsman, food and entertainment. www.bedfordfallfestival.com.

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

20th annual Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts Colonial Festival, Friday through Monday, Westmoreland County Fairgrounds, 123 Blue Ribbon Lane, Pleasant Unity. www.familyfestivals.com.

Fort Ligonier Days, Oct. 11-13, 120 East Main St., Ligonier. Live re-enactments, entertainment, crafts, food and more. www.visitligonier.com.

Pittsburgh Irish Festival, Sept. 6-8, Riverplex, 1000 Sandcastle Drive, West Homestead. Groups scheduled to perform include Gaelic Storm, Screaming Orphans, Carbon Leaf, Solas and Kevin Burke. Go to PghIrishFest.org for more information.

Rocktoberfest at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Oct. 12, 1001 Lafayette Drive, Farmington. Visit www.nemacolin.com for details.

THEATER

Apple Hill Playhouse, Delmont, presents “On Golden Pond,” 2 p.m. Sunday; and 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday. Tickets available by going to www.applehillplayhouse.org or by calling (724) 468-5050.

Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, presents:

• “The Lion King,” Tuesday through Sept. 29.

• “Defending the Caveman,” through Oct. 20.

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

Byham Theater, Pittsburgh, presents “Potted Potter,” Nov. 20-24. Go to trustarts.org for tickets or call (412) 456-6666.

Mountain Playhouse, Jennerstown, presents:

• “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.

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