REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
May 16, 2013 11:00 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; “Japan is the Key …”, through July 21.

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

• Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Ave.: 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; and Omnimax films “To the Arctic,” “Hubble” and “Flight of the Butterflies.”

The Frick, 7227 Reynolds St., Pittsburgh, presents “A Kind of Alchemy: Medieval Persian Ceramics,” through June 16.

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.

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.

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art presents the following exhibits:

• Altoona, 1212 11th Ave.: “Journey of a Lifetime: The Photography of Christian James,” opens May 17 and will remain on view through Sept. 7.

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

• Loretto: “Seeing the Big Picture: Larger than Life Work from the Permanent Collection,” through June 15.

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

ARTS CAMP

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona, located in the Brett Building at 1210 11th Ave., is offering a children’s art camp this summer. This year’s camp, “Wild Things Around the World,” is designed for ages 8 through 14 and is taught in small, informal groups to provide campers with exposure to a museum setting, as well as ample opportunities to work with a variety of artistic media.

The camp will be led by professional artist Deb Bunnell. Through the camp, students will explore a variety of wildlife while honing their artistic skills. At the conclusion of the camp, the students’ work will be on display at the museum.

The two-week camp will be held from 12:30 to 3 p.m. weekdays July 29 through Aug. 9. Cost is $125 per child, which includes art materials and snacks. Registration requires a $25 nonrefundable deposit and must be received no later than July 24. To register or for more information, call the museum at (814) 946-4464.

ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS

Carnegie Library Music Hall, Pittsburgh, presents Tracy Morgan’s “Excuse

My French” tour, 8 p.m. June 7.

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

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

• New Kids on the Block, June 11.

• Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, June 20.

• Bruno Mars, July 2.

• One Direction, 7:30 p.m., July 8.

• Muse, Sept. 8.

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

First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown, presents:

• Tim McGraw, 7 p.m., Saturday.

• The Midwest Rock ’n Roll Express, comprised of Styx, REO Speedwagon and Ted Nugent, Sunday.

• Dave Matthews Band, May 31.

• Brad Paisley, 7:30 p.m. June 1, with Chris Young and Lee Brice.

• Pitbull and Ke$ha, June 2.

• Toby Keith, June 15.

• Matchbox Twenty, June 29, 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, with 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:

• Harry Connick Jr., 8 p.m. June 27.

• Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, 7:30 p.m. July 1, with Edie Brickell.

• Diana Ross, 8 p.m. Aug. 20.

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

The Harold Betters Jazz Quartet of Pittsburgh will be performing at a “Wine, Dine and Dance” event from 1 to 4 p.m. May 26 at the Christian W. Klay Winery, 412 Fayette Springs Road, Chalk Hill.

Admission charged at the door.

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.

• 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:

• Bullet For My Valentine, 6 p.m. Friday.

• Juicy J Stay Trippy Tour, 7 p.m. Sunday.

• Fall Out Boy, 7 p.m. May 21.

• Marina and the Diamonds, 7 p.m. May 28.

• Passion Pit, 7 p.m. June 6.

• Cold War Kids, 7 p.m. June 8.

• Local Natives, 7 p.m. June 10.

• The National, 7 p.m. June 11.

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

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