REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
September 26, 2013 10:39 AM

ART/MUSEUM EXHIBITS

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh present the following special exhibits:

• Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave.: Key holdings from the museum’s modern and contemporary art collections, through March 16.

• 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.: 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.

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.

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.

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

• 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 Pearl Jam, Oct. 11.

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

First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown, presents Luke Bryan, 7 p.m. Saturday.

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.

Throwback Championship Wrestling presents “Evolution: The New Age of Professional Wrestling,” Saturday at the Hastings Memorial Building, 270 Beaver St., Hastings. Doors open at 6 p.m. and bell time is 7 p.m. Among those events are a flag match featuring Diamond Troy Justice and the Russian Bear; a tag team revenge match featuring Paul Atlas and Pig Vomit vs. Bad Bubba Brewer and a mystery partner; the semi-main event featuring Robby Starr vs. Dirty Money; and the main event of Jimmy Nutts vs. Bobby Shields. Tickets are available at Box Seat Video, Northern Cambria and Pittsburgh Sports Connection at the Indiana Mall.

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

• Kenny Vance and the Planotones, 8 p.m. tonight.

• Michael English, 2 and 8 p.m. Friday, 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.

• Trace Adkins, 7 p.m. Nov. 17.

• 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 and Sunday, 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. Monday. Hawaiian men and women will perform and guests will enjoy a traditional Hawaiian luau. Call (724) 853-4050 for tickets. For more information, go to www.latshawproductions.com.

FAIRS/FESTIVALS

Bedford’s 49th annual Fall Foliage Festival, Oct. 5-6, downtown Bedford. More than 400 craftsman will take part and there will be food and entertainment. www.bedfordfallfestival.com.

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

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

THEATER

Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, presents:

• “The Lion King,” through Sunday.

• “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,” through Sunday.

• “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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