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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

The Frick, 7227 Reynolds St., Pittsburgh, presents “Clayton Days Revisited: A Project by Vik Muniz,” through Oct. 27. 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 summer 2014. For information, call (412) 231-3169 or go to

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 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 Sunday.

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.

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

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


Baton Rouge, Oct. 16, Rex Theater, 1602 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Original members, including Homer City native Scott Bender, are performing one show only. Opening band is Meanstreet, a Van Halen tribute band. Tickets are available at

Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, presents Celtic Thunder: Mythology, 8 p.m. Sunday.

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

• Comedian Jeff Dunham’s “Disorderly Conduct,” Dec. 6

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

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 for more information.

Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, presents Christmas with The Rat Pack, Live at the Sands, Dec. 24-29.

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

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

• Dave Mason, 8 p.m. Oct. 11

• The Clarks, 7 p.m. Oct. 12

• An acoustic evening with Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13

• 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


Bedford’s 49th annual Fall Foliage Festival, Saturday and Sunday and Oct. 12-13, downtown Bedford. More than 400 craftsmen will take part and there will be food and entertainment.

Ghosts & Goblins 2013, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 26, Pennsylvania's Ultimate Haunted Experience including cave, trail and hayride at Lincoln Caverns, Huntingdon. Tickets also available at the door. Special rates, group and corporate night on Fridays, group tour and birthday party packages with advance reservations. For information and reservations, phone (814) 643-0268; fax (814) 643-1358; or visit:; email; or write: Lincoln Caverns, 7703 William Penn Highway, Huntingdon, PA 16652.

Hundred Acres Manor, through Nov. 2, 1 Hundred Acres Drive, Bethel Park. Go to

Phantom Fright Nights, through Oct. 26, Kennywood Park, West Mifflin. Go to

Terror Town, through Nov. 2, 17th and Smallman streets, Strip District, Pittsburgh. Go to

Scarehouse, through Nov. 2, 118 Locust St., Etna. Free parking and shuttle service from the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. Admission includes The Forsaken, Creepo’s Christmas in 3-D and Pittsburgh Zombies. Go to

Fort Ligonier Days, Oct. 11-13, 120 E. Main St., Ligonier. There will be live re-enactments, entertainment, crafts, food and more.

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


Apple Hill Playhouse, Delmont, presents “Murdered to Death,” 2 p.m. Oct. 13; and 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday and Oct. 10-12. Tickets available by going to or by calling (724) 468-5050.

Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, presents “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 for tickets or call (412) 456-6666.

Mountain Playhouse, Jennerstown, presents “Church Basement Ladies: A Second Helping,” through Oct. 13.

For more information, call (814) 629-9201 or go to

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