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Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh presents the following special exhibits:

• Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave.: “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 Avenue: Throwback Thursdays movies at 3:15 p.m.: “To the Arctic,” today; “Sea Monsters,” Aug. 7; “Rocky Mountain Express,” Aug. 14; “Tornado Alley,” Aug. 22; laser shows on Fridays and Saturdays: Laser Beastie Boys, Laser EDM, Laser Beatles, Spirit of America, Laser AC/DC, Laser Michael Jackson, Brief Mysteries in Time, Laser Midnight Floyd and Welcome to the Machine: the Best of Laser Floyd; Omnimax films “Mysteries of the Unseen World,” “Jerusalem” and “Great White Shark.” Visit for a complete schedule of showtimes.

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

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.

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

Visit for more information.

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

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

• 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 Saturday; and “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; and 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.


Steel City Con, 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 horror film actor/director/stuntman Tom Savini, wrestling manager Jimmy Hart and actors Dean Cain, 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” TV show, and KITT, from “Knight Rider,” 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.

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

• “Walking With Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular,” 7 p.m. through Saturday; also 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday; and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday.

• Miley Cyrus, 7 p.m. Monday.

• The Black Keys, 8 p.m. Sept. 13.

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

First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown, will present:

• Under the Influence of Music tour, 6 p.m. Friday, 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, with Billy Currington and Joe Nichols. 7 p.m. Aug. 23.

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

• Kings of Leon, 7 p.m. Aug. 29.

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

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


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 and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call (412) 456-6666 or go to

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