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February 06, 2014 10:45 AM
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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 Museum of Natural History, 4400 Forbes Ave.: “The Hunt: A Tlingit Totem Pole Carving and Installation,” by artist Tommy Joseph, permanent exhibition

• Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Avenue: new movies “Mysteries of the Unseen World” and “Animalopolis”; Laser shows on Fridays and Saturdays: Lasers of Oz, Laser Michael Jackson, Laser Led Zeppelin, Laser Daft Punk, Laser Aerosmith vs. Guns ’N Roses, Lasermau5 and “The Vision Bell: the Best of Laser Floyd”; Omnimax films “To the Arctic,” “Hubble” and “Flight of the Butterflies.” Visit www.carnegiesciencecenter.org for a complete schedule of showtimes.

• The Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St.: through March 2: “Art.Write.Now.Tour 2013-14.” 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. 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. Ongoing: Works from the permanent collection including Jean-Francois Millet works on paper and Renaissance and Baroque bronzes. 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, will present the Orchid and Tropical Bansai Show through March 9.

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:

• “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.: “Dan Helsel: Creating Joy,” through April 26; “Robert E. Wedge: A Moment of Emotion,” through April 26.

• Johnstown, Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center at Pitt-Johnstown: “Surrealities: The Graphic Work of William D. Davis and Peter Milton,” through March 14.

• Ligonier Valley, 1 Boucher Lane, Route 711, Ligonier: Southwestern Council for the Arts 18th annual Regional Juried Art Exhbition, through Sunday.

• Loretto: “Projections on Paper: Abstract Prints and Drawings from the Permanent Collection,” through May 3.

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

The ToonSeum, 945 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, presents “Beyond the Funny Pages: The Works of Art and Life Captured in Comics,” through Feb. 28.

For more information, call (412) 232-0199 or go to www.toonseum.org.

Flight 93 National Memorial, Shanksville. Winter hours: 9 a.m. opening, with last entry at 4:30 p.m. The park closes at 5 p.m. Open seven days a week. Closed on Presidents Day, Feb. 17. Admission is free. Visit www.nps.gov for more information.

ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS

Steel City Con, toy, comic book and pop culture convention, will be held from April 11-13 at the Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville. Hours are 1 to 9 p.m. April 11, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 12 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13. Three-day passes are $25, single-day passes are $15 and children younger than 5 are admitted free. Scheduled to appear are actors Travis Love, Lee Majors, Nicholas Brendon, Jonathan Frakes, Cindy Williams, Brent Spiner, Lou Ferrigno Dermot Crowley, Femi Taylor, Parker Stevenson, Mackenzie Lintz; and wrestler Bruno Sammartino. To purchase tickets, go to www.steelcitycon.com.

Carnegie Library Music Hall, Pittsburgh, presents:

• 3 Doors Down acoustic, 8 p.m. Feb. 14

• Rick Springfield, 8 p.m. Feb. 21

• Heart, 8 p.m. March 25

• Cher Lloyd, 7 p.m. April 1

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

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

• Monster Jam, Feb. 14-16

• Billy Joel, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21

• Arcade Fire, 7:30 p.m. March 12

• Demi Lovato, 7:30 p.m. March 27

• Cher, 7:30 p.m. April 2

• Lady Gaga, 7 p.m. May 8

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

First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown, presents:

• Brad Paisley, May 17, with Leah Turner and Charlie Worsham

• Tim McGraw, June 6, with Kip Moore and Cassadee Pope

• A Very Special Evening with the Dave Matthews Band, June 28

• Toby Keith, Aug 9

• Mötley Crüe, Aug. 13

• Lady Antebellum, Aug. 23, with Billy Currington and Joe Nichols

• Rascal Flatts, July 26, with Sheryl Crowe and Gloriana

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

Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, will present Luke Bryan and his 2014 “My Kind of Night” tour on June 21. Also on the bill are Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice and Cole Swindell. Ticket information available at www.megaticket.com.

Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, will present Tony Bennett, 8 p.m. May 16.

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

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

• Jefferson Starship, 8 p.m. March 7

• Ronnie Milsap, 7:30 p.m. March 26

• Mark Lowry, 7:30 p.m. April 24

• Bill Engvall, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. May 2

• Vince Gill, 8 p.m. May 15

• A Night of Doowop, 7 p.m. July 19, with the Drifters, Coasters and Crystals

• Englebert Humperdinck, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15

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

Post Traumatik will open for legendary drummer Richie Ramone at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hard Rock in Pittsburgh. Tickets for the 21+ show are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the show. Tickets available at Ticketfly and the Hard Rock shop. More information available at www.facebook.com/posttraumatik.

PNC Park, Pittsburgh, will present Jason Aldean and his 2014 “Burn It Down” tour on July 26. Also on the bill is Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr. Ticket information available at www.megaticket.com or www.jasonaldean.com.

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

• Joe Nichols & Uncle Kracker, 6 p.m. today, benefiting Pressley Ridge

• Rebelution, 8 p.m. Friday

• moe., 7 p.m. Wednesday

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

THEATER

Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, presents “Wicked,” through Sunday.

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

Byham Theater, Pittsburgh, presents “Shrek the Musical,” through Feb. 16.

Go to trustarts.org for tickets or call (412) 456-6666.

Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, presents “Mamma Mia!”, through Feb. 16.

Tickets available at the Heinz Hall box office or by calling (412) 392-4900. For groups of 10 or more, call (412) 471-6930.

Pittsburgh Playhouse, 655 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, presents “Heads,” through Feb. 16.

Call (412) 392-8000 for ticket information.

Pittsburgh CLO presents “Judge Jackie Justice,” through April 27 at The Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave.

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

O’Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, presents “Company,” through Feb. 23.

For ticket information, call (412) 316-1600 or go to www.ppt.org.

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