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ART/MUSEUM EXHIBITS

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh present the following special exhibits:

• Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave.: The 2013 Carnegie International, through March 16

• 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.: “Yasumasa Morimura: Theater of the Self,” through Jan. 12; 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 TapeScape, through Jan. 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 “Civil War Era Drawings from the Becker Collection,” through Jan. 12. 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.

Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, presents “Alien She,” through Feb. 16. The exhibition examines the lasting impact of Riot Grrrl on artists and cultural producers working today. For more information, go to www.cmu.edu/millergallery. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

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

• “Poptastic!: The Art of Burton Morris,” through Feb. 23

• “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.

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art presents the following exhibits:

• Altoona, 1212 11th Ave.: “Artists in Our Midst: Art in Common Annual Juried Exhibition,” through Jan. 11

• Johnstown, Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center at Pitt-Johnstown: Allied Artists of Johnstown 81st annual juried art exhibition, through Dec. 14

• Loretto: “Seeing the Invisible: Paintings by Barbara Wachter,” through Dec. 7.

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

ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS

Candlelight Horse-Drawn Carriage Parade, 6 p.m. Saturday on Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. More than 100 horses will be pulling 30 decorated carriages. There will also be antique fire trucks, cars and Cinderella’s pumpkin coach. Santa will make an appearance and the Pirate Parrot, the Pirogues and Mr. McNealy will also be on hand to greet the crowd.

Steel City Con, toy, comic book and pop culture convention, will be held from Dec. 6 through 8 at the Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville. Hours are 1 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Three-day passes are $25, single-day passes are $15 and children younger than 5 are admitted free. Scheduled to appear are actors George Takei, Michael Been, Catherine Bach, Kylie Szymanski, Keep Chan, Walter Jones, Sandra Taylor and Jennifer Blanc; and wrestlers Ted Debase, Maries and Barbie Blank. To purchase a dealer table or to get tickets, go to www.steelcitycon.com.

Consol Energy Center, 1001 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, will present:

• Comedian Jeff Dunham, 8 p.m. Dec. 6

• Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Lost Christmas Eve,” 3 and 8 p.m. Dec. 7

• Donnie and Marie: Christmas in Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12

• Justin Timberlake, 7 p.m. Dec. 14

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

Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, will present Christmas with “The Rat Pack, Live at the Sands,” Dec. 24 and Dec. 26-29.

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

The Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg, will present:

• The Temptations, 8 p.m. Dec. 5

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

• Christmas Memories, 2 and 8 p.m., Dec. 10

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

Petersen Events Center, 3719 Terrace St., Pittsburgh, will present the 2013 Starry Night concert featuring Backstreet Boys, The Fray, Avril Lavigne, Gavin DeGraw, Five For Fighting and the Plain White T’s at 7 p.m. Dec. 10. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com.

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

• Lamb of God and Killswitch Engage, 6 p.m. Nov. 25

• twenty one pilots, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1

• MGMT, 7 p.m. Dec. 2.

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

Santa Trolley, Nov. 29 and Dec. 1, 7, 8, 14 and 15, Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, Washington. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Kids get to ride along in a vintage restored streetcar with Santa. Bring an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots ($10 value or more) and receive a $5 gift certificate to the museum store. For more information, visit www.patrolley.org or call (724) 228-9256.

Light-Up Night, 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, downtown Pittsburgh. Festivities include Zambelli fireworks at 9:30 p.m. and entertainment on three different stages. Go to www.downtownpittsburgh.com for more information.

16th annual Greater Pittsburgh Arts and Crafts Holiday Spectacular, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Monroeville Convention Center, 209 Mall Blvd., Monroeville. Free parking and daily visits from Santa. Visit www.familyfestivals.com for more information.

THEATER

Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, will present:

• “Elf,” Nov. 26 through Dec. 1

• “The Nutcracker,” Dec. 6 through 29.

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

Byham Theater, Pittsburgh, will present “Potted Potter,” through Sunday. Go to trustarts.org for tickets or call (412) 456-6666.

Pittsburgh CLO will present “Plaid Tidings: The Best of Forever Plaid,” through Jan. 12 at The Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave.

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

The Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg, will present “The Shoemaker and the Christmas Elves,” 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Nov. 29.

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

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