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Art/Museum Exhibits

Bottle Works, 411 Third Ave., Johnstown, will present “A Sense of Place,” through July 26, featuring works by Kevin Turner, an associate professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. For more information, visit

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh presents the following special exhibits:

• Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave.: “The Sandbox: At Play with the Photobook,” through July 28; “David Hartt: Stray Light,” through Aug. 11; “Small Prints, Big Artists: Masterpieces from the Renaissance to Baroque,” through Sept. 15; “Teenie Harris Photographs: Baseball in Pittsburgh,” through Sept. 22.

• 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 Ave.: 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”; and Omnimax films “To the Arctic,” “Hubble” and “Flight of the Butterflies.” Visit for a complete schedule of showtimes.

• The Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St.: through Aug. 24: “Halston and Warhol: Silver and Suede.” Ongoing: “I Just Want to Watch: Warhol’s Film, Video and Television.”

For more information, call (412) 622-3131 or go to

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Old Post Office Building, Allegheny Center, Pittsburgh, presents “XOXO: Love and Forgiveness” exhibit, through Aug. 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Call (412) 322-5058 or go to

The Frick, 7227 Reynolds St., Pittsburgh, presents:

• “Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist: Works on Paper by the Artist and His Circle,” through Oct. 5.

• Ongoing: Works from the permanent collection including Jean-Francois Millet works on paper and Renaissance and Baroque bronzes.

Visit 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

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 the summer. For information, call (412) 231-3169 or go to

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1 Schenley Park, Oakland, will present:

• Butterfly Forest, through Sept. 1.

• Summer Flower Show, through Oct. 5.

Regular hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Call (412) 622-6915 for more information or visit

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.

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art presents the following exhibits:

• Altoona, 1212 11th Ave.: “Rachel DiAndrea: Dog and Pony Show,” through Aug. 2; “From the Aegean to Altoona: Peter Calaboyias,” through Aug. 9.

• Johnstown, Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center at Pitt-Johnstown: “Face of India: Photography by Donald M. Robinson,” through Aug. 22.

• Ligonier Valley, 1 Boucher Lane, Route 711, Ligonier: “Scrap Redefined: Works by Mei Greer and Ronald Nigro,” through Aug. 10; Walter Carlyle Shaw Paperweight Collection, ongoing.

• Loretto: “Wall-to-Wall Kamal,” through Oct. 11.

For more information, go to

Flight 93 National Memorial, Shanksville. Summer hours: 9 a.m. opening, with last entry at 6:30 p.m. The park closes at 7 p.m. Open seven days a week. Admission is free. Visit for more information.

Entertainment Events

Steel City Con, a toy, comic book and pop culture convention, will be held from Aug. 8 to 10 at the Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville. Hours are 1 to 9 p.m. Aug. 8, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 9 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 10. Three-day passes are $25, single-day passes are $15 and children younger than 5 are admitted free. Scheduled to appear are wrestling manager Jimmy Hart and actors Penny Marshall, Steve Guttenberg, Verne Troyer, Billy Dee Williams, LeVar Burton, Mindy Lee Sterling, Margot Kidder, Steve Cardenas, Butch Patrick, Pat Priest and Paris Themmen. “Dragula,” the car from “The Munsters” television show, will also be on display. To purchase a dealer table or to get tickets, go to

Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, will present:

• Steely Dan, Aug. 11.

• Yanni, Aug. 16.

Go to for ticket information.

Carnegie Library Music Hall, Pittsburgh, will present Natalie Merchant at 7:30 p.m. July 22.

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

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

• Paul McCartney, 8 p.m. Monday.

• Katy Perry, 7 p.m. July 22.

• Miley Cyrus, 7 p.m. Aug. 4.

For more information, call (412) 642-1800 or go to

First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown, will present:

• Fall Out Boy, 7 p.m. today, with Paramour.

• Zac Brown Band, 7 p.m. July 12.

• Vans Warped Tour, 11 a.m. July 15, featuring Falling in Reverse, Of Mice and Men, Parkway Drive, The Ghost Inside and more.

• Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band, 8 p.m. July 23.

• Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, 1 p.m. July 26, with Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Asking Alexandria and more.

• Under the Influence of Music tour, 6 p.m. Aug. 1, featuring Wiz Khalifa, Tyga, Ty Dolla $ign, Rich Homie Quan, Sage the Gemini, Mack Wilds, IAMSU and DJ Drama.

• OneRepublic, 7 p.m. Aug. 8.

• Toby Keith, 7 p.m. Aug 9, with Colt Ford and Krystal Keith.

• Mötley Crüe and Alice Cooper, 7 p.m. Aug. 13.

• Lady Antebellum, 7 p.m. Aug. 23, with Billy Currington and Joe Nichols.

• Kiss and Def Leppard, 7 p.m. Aug. 24.

• Kings of Leon, 7 p.m. Aug. 29.

• Rascal Flatts, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6, with Sheryl Crow and Gloriana.

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

Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta, through Friday, downtown Pittsburgh. For more information, go to

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

• 10,000 Maniacs, 8 p.m. July 11.

• 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

Jason Aldean will bring his 2014 “Burn It Down” tour to PNC Park, Pittsburgh, on July 26 at 7 p.m. Also on the bill will be Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr. Ticket information is available at or

Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival, through Sunday, Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. The festival offers visual and live performing arts, tradition and fine crafts, cultural heritage activities and ethnic foods. For more information, go to



Pittsburgh CLO presents “Ring of Fire,” through Aug. 17 at The Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave.

Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; 2 p.m. matinees Saturday and Sunday. Closed Monday and Tuesday.

For more information, call (412) 456-6666 or go to

The Verna Leith Theater, Cook Forest Sawmill Center for the Arts, will present the Punxsutawney Theatre Arts Guild in the musical “What About Luv?” at 8 p.m. today through Saturday. Reservations suggested. Call the box office at (814) 927-5275 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to make reservations.

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