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Pop/Rock


THE LOVED ONES Diesel, Thurs. 7 p.m. Also: Gaslight, Anthem. $12-$15 at door. 412-323-1919.

TWIZTID Mr. Small's, Fri. 7 p.m. With: Boondox, Project Born. $18-$20. 1-866-468-3401.

GENE LOVE JEZEBEL Diesel, Fri. 7 p.m. $13-$15. 412-323-1919.

CARRIE UNDERWOOD Petersen Events Center, Fri. 7:30 p.m., $33-$53. 412-323-1919.

ZOROASTER/SOURVEIN 31st Street Pub, Fri. 9 p.m. With: Ganon, Serious Grind. 412-391-8334.

AGAINST ME! Gravity, Sat. 7 p.m. $15. 412-323-1919.

ST. VINCENT Andy Warhol Museum, Mon. 8 p.m. With: Foreign Born. $12. 412-237-8300.

RTX 31st Street Pub, Tues. 9 p.m. With: Ganon, Serious Grind. 412-391-8334.

LIMBECK/JOHN RALSTON Garfield Artworks, Wed. 8 p.m. With: My Son Daniel, Wayne Beck. 412-361-2262.

TESLA Palace Theatre, Wed. 7:30 p.m. $30-$25. 724-836-8000.

DANCE


BALLET LAFAYETTE "Arabian Nights," Grand Theatre, Elizabeth. Sun. 2 p.m. $5-$15. 412-384-0504.

KYIV UKRAINIAN DANCE ENSEMBLE "From Kyiv, With Love," with the Ancestors Ukrainian Folk Music Ensemble, Carnegie Music Hall, Carnegie. Sun. 2:30 p.m. $4-$8. 412-977-2010.

PITTSBURGH DANCE COUNCIL "Cinderella," featuring Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Benedum Center. Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. $25.50-$56.50. 412-456-6666.

ON STAGE


*** Denotes new listing.

THE AMERICAN CLOCK Arthur Miller's rarely performed family drama set in the Depression. Pitt Repertory Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial, Charity Randall Theatre, Oakland. Through March 2. Wed.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. $22-$12. 412-624-7529.

AN ADULT EVENING OF SHORT PLAYS Shel Silverstein's comic short plays. Off the Wall Theater, 147 North Main St., Washington, Pa. Through March 2. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 3 p.m. $5-$15. 724-873-3576.

AMADEUS The life, legend and music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart comes to life in the Tony Award-winning dramatic musical by Peter Shaffer. Pittsburgh Public Theater at the O'Reilly Theater, Penn Ave., Downtown. Ends Sun. Thurs-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 2 p.m.; Sun. 7 p.m. $39.50-$60.50 (group and student discounts available). 412-316-1600.

THE BIG BANG Jed and Boyd tell the story of the world, from Adam and Eve through today, via a full-scale Broadway musical that boils down 13 hours of musicals in 80 minutes. Starring Tim Hartman and Marcus Stevens. Pittsburgh CLO Presents, The Cabaret at Theatre Square, Seventh St., and Penn Ave., Downtown. Through April 27. Wed.-Fri. 7:30 p.m.; Sat. 5 and 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m.; select Thurs. matinees, 1 p.m. $39.50 (group and student discounts available). 412-456-6666 or www.pittsburghclo.org.

BREAKFAST WITH MUGABE Fraser Grace's modern drama finds Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe stalked by a malevolent spirit in the midst of an engineered election and racial discord. Quantum Theatre at Piatt Place, 301 Fifth Ave., Downtown. Ends Sun. Thurs.-Fri. 8 p.m.; Sun. 7 p.m. $25-$30; student $15 (limited). 412-394-3353 or www.proartstickets.org.

***THE DROWSY CHAPERONE The Tony Award-winning musical comedy about a modern-day musical theater addict who listens to his favorite musical comedy and watches it come to life. PNC Broadway Across America, Benedum Center, Downtown. Tues. through March 2. Tues.-Thurs. 7:30 p.m.; Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat. 2 and 8 p.m.; Sun. 1 and 6:30 p.m. $20.50 to $64. 412-456-6666.

JABBERWOCK A comic romp. Heritage Players, Bethel Park Community Center, 5151 Park Ave., Bethel Park. Ends Sun. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. $8-$6. 412-831-6800, ext. 745.

***JACK AND THE BEANSTALK The children's tale comes to life in interactive children's theater. Gemini Theater Company, The Factory, 7501 Penn Ave., Point Breeze. Through March 16. Sat. and Sun. 1 and 3 p.m. $9; 412-243-5201.

JOHN HOLT: A MUSICAL LIFE 2 An evening of cabaret with songs by Gershwin, Nat "King" Cole and more. The Hyeholde, The Round Room, Heidelberg. Ends Sat. Fri.-Sat. 9 p.m. $25 (show only, dinner extra, served from 6:30-8:30 p.m.). 412-264-3116.

***OF MICE AND MEN John Steinbeck's classic tale of two Depression-era migrant workers who search for a better life. Prime Stage Theatre, New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Sq., North Side. Sat. through March 2. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2:30 p.m. $20-$10. 412-394-3353 or www.primestage.com.

***ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST Dale Wasserman's play is based on the novel by Ken Kesey about a man who is sent to an asylum to avoid prison. Theatre Westminster at Westminster College, Beeghley Theater, New Wilmington. Thurs.-Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 2:30 p.m. $6-$5. 724-946-7241.

***THE PIANO LESSON August Wilson's comic Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a 1936 Hill District family torn apart by a heritage embodied in an heirloom piano. Chosky Theatre, Purnell Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Oakland. Tues.-Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat. 2 and 8 p.m.; $11-$25; 412-268-2407 or www.drama.cmu.edu.

RUN FOR YOUR WIFE Ray Cooney's farce finds a taxi driver in a jam when he tries to keep his two wives from meeting. Comtra Theatre, Route 19, Cranberry. Through March 1. Fri.-Sat. 7:30 p.m. $12. 724-773-9896.

***THE SUITCASE & THE CLIFF OF TIME Kobo Abe, Japan's leading absurdist playwright, leads the audience through a satirical look at women's traditional roles in relationships and life in these two one-acts. Chatham University, Eddy Theatre, Shadyside. Fri.-Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. Free. 412-365-1240.

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES Eve Ensler's mega-hit comedy about the many facets of a woman's anatomy: physical, spiritual and sexual. Adult content. City Theatre, Hamburg Studio, 13th and Bingham St., South Side. $15-$40. Extended through March 9. Wed.-Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat. 5:30 and 9 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m.; no performance Feb. 29. 412-431-2489 or www.citytheatrecompany.org.

THE VERTICAL HOUR David Hare's contemporary drama. An impassioned debate between a former American female war correspondent and her boyfriend's British father ensues over the American management of the Iraq War and international relations. Point Park University, Playhouse Repertory Company, Pittsburgh Playhouse, 222 Craft Ave., Oakland. Through March 2. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 2 p.m. $24-$27. 412-621-4445.

SPECIAL SCREENINGS


BLACK MARIA FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL Annual touring festival of independent film and video, named after Thomas Edison's tar-covered studio and offering a mix of documentary, experimental, animation and narrative work. Not rated. 120 min. Pittsburgh Filmmakers' Melwood Screening Room, Oakland. Sat. 7:30 p.m. 412-682-4111.

DELICIOUSLY DISPOSABLE EARTH SERIES -- PART III Activist/artist Carolina Loyola-Garcia curates the third and final film in her series on world mining. Pittsburgh Filmmakers' Melwood Screening Room, Oakland. Fri. 8 p.m. 412-682-4111.

A GOOD LIFE: THE STORY OF JOE GRUSHECKY Two Ohio filmmakers explore the life and career of the local musician. Not rated. SouthSide Works. 8 p.m. $5.

TOUCH THE SOUND 2004 documentary plays one night only, in honor of Evelyn Glennie's appearances this weekend with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. The film follows the virtuoso percussionist, who is deaf, through California, New York, England and her native Scotland. Glennie will introduce the film. Pittsburgh Filmmakers' Harris Theater, Downtown. Thurs. 8 p.m. 412-682-4111.

ART EXHIBITIONS


SPECIAL EVENTS


SHOWCASE NOIR Benedum Center, Downtown. Sat.: Fine pottery, watercolors, jewelry and sculptures are available for sale. Free admission. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

GALLERY LISTINGS
*** Denotes special event or opening


ALLEGHENY COLLEGE Doane Hall of Art, Meadville, 1-814-332-4365. "Carlos Rosas, Big Food Pictures, Douglas Loewen," through March 5. Closed Mon.

AMERICAN JEWISH MUSEUM/JCC Squirrel Hill, 412-521-8011, ext.105. Berger Gallery: "Making Hope Happen," featuring eight artists, through May 16. Fine/Perlow and Weis Gallery: "Body Maps," artworks by the South African Bambanani Women's Group, through April 18. Daily.

ANDY WARHOL MUSEUM North Side, 412-237-8300. "Canis Major: Andy Warhol's Dogs and Cats" through May 4; "Ron Mueck at the Andy Warhol," seven of the artist's realistic human sculptures, through March 30. Permanent collection with more than 500 works of art drawn from the Warhol's extensive collections. Closed Mon. Admission

AUDUBON EXHIBIT CASE Hillman Library, Oakland. "Black-poll Warbler," print No. 133 of 435 original Audubon/Havell prints from "Birds of America," ends Mon. Daily.

BARCO LAW LIBRARY University of Pittsburgh, 412-648-1376. "Teacher-Student," photographs by Tim Fabian and Bryan Conley, through April 11.

BORELLI-EDWARDS GALLERY Lawrenceville, 412-687-2606. Multi-artist exhibition, through Feb. 29. Closed Sun.-Mon.

BOXHEART GALLERY Bloomfield, 412-687-8858. "Stepping Out," etchings and lithographs by Victoria Goro-Rapoport, through March 1. Closed Mon.

***BREW HOUSE SPACE South Side, 412-381-7767. Fri.: "I Made It! Fashionable," craft and fashion show, 7 p.m.; "Humongulous," ends Sat. Closed Sun.-Tues.

BULGARIAN CULTURAL CENTER West Homestead, 412-461-6188. "Exhibit of Bulgarian Art," oil paintings, watercolors and more that were pulled from the collection and restored, through April, Closed Fri. and Sun.

***BUTLER INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN ART Youngstown, Ohio, 1-330-743-1711. "Antonio Petrucelli: American Illustrator," through April 20, opening reception, Sun. 1-3 p.m.; Davis Gallery: "Chinese Calligraphy 2.0 -- The Love Character Abstract Symbolism Series," featuring Wenlan Hu Frost, through March 2; "Vincent Smith" through March 16. Flad Gallery: "Right Roads and Wrong Ways," featuring Rob Amstutz, through April 27. Giffuni Gallery: "Don Koons" through March 2. Closed Mon.

***CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART Oakland, 412-622-3131. Sat.: Heinz Architectural Center: "Ecology. Design. Synergy," collaborative work by architectural firm Behnisch Architekten and Transsolar Climate Engineering, through May 25; Forum Gallery: "Forum 61: Lowry Burgess," four massive paintings by the artist based on the aspects of the Quiet Axis, through March 23. Docent tours available. Closed Mon.

CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY Oakland, 412-622-3131. "Dinosaurs in Their Time," dinosaur hall, ongoing. "PaleoLab," ongoing; "Hall of African Wildlife" and "Needle to the North," permanent exhibitions; "The Dinosaur Prophecy," a 25-minute earth theater program; "Hall of Gems and Minerals," permanent exhibit of rare stones, gems and minerals. Closed Mon.

CHATHAM UNIVERSITY Shadyside, 412-365-1106. Juried Student Art Exhibition, through Feb. 29; "Culture in Context," African-American art from the Olkes Collection, ends Sun. Closed Sat.-Sun.

THE CLAY PLACE Carnegie, 412-276-3260. Works by Barbara Ford and John Conrad through March 8. Closed Sun.

CONCEPT ART GALLERY Regent Square, 412-242-9200. "Stairways to Heaven: Churches and City Steps of Pittsburgh," through March 2. Closed Sun. Mon.

***ELAN FINE ART GALLERY Sewickley, 412-749-0427. "Order and Chaos," paintings by John Yothers, through March 29, opening reception Sat. 6-9 p.m. Closed Sun.-Mon.

***FE GALLERY Lawrenceville, 412-860-6028. "From the Ground Up," an exhibition in conjunction with the national clay conference, through April 18, opening reception Fri. 7-9 p.m. Closed Sun.-Tues.

FEIN ART GALLERY North Side, 412-321-6816. "Hot!," featuring multiple artists, through April 12. Closed Sun.-Mon.

FILMMAKERS GALLERIES North Oakland, 412-681-5449. "Pluck, And Gazelles? And Gazelles, FOLD," video/digital exhibit by Andrew Johnson, through March 2. Daily, weekend evenings.

FRAME GALLERY Carnegie Mellon University, 412-268-2081. "Opposites Attract: An Exhibition Where Reality and Abstraction Collide," ends Mon. Open Fri.-Mon.

FRICK ART & HISTORICAL CENTER Point Breeze, 412-371-0600. Permanent exhibit of art from the Frick private collection. Guided tours available. Closed Mon.

GALLERIE CHIZ Shadyside, 412-441-6005. "You Can't Get There From Here," paintings by Tim Menees, ends Sat.; "Hello Dolly," dolls by The Art Doll Circle, ends Sat. Closed Mon.

***HARLAN GALLERY Seton Hill University, Greensburg, 724-830-1071. Faculty artwork exhibit, through March 13, opening reception Thurs. 4-7 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. 5:30-8 p.m.; Fri. 1-3 p.m.; Sun. 1-4 p.m.

HOYT ART CENTER New Castle, 724-652-2282. "Winslow Homer: The Illustrator," through Feb. 29. Closed Sun.-Mon.

JOHN EDWARD GALLERY Export, 724-325-2577. Douglas Wynn oil paintings, through Feb. 29. Closed Mon.

LATROBE ART CENTER Latrobe, 724-537-7011. "Out of the Doldrums," through March 8. Closed Sun.

MANCHESTER CRAFTSMEN'S GUILD North Side, 412-322-1773. "Frank Ross Legacy Exhibit," through April 3; "Original Spin," contemporary renditions of historic panoramas, through March 2. Closed Sat.-Sun.

MATTHEWS ARTS GALLERY Bellevue, 412-761-0301. "The Art of Don McKerahan," through Feb. 29. Closed Sun. and Mon.

MATTRESS FACTORY MUSEUM North Side, 412-231-3169. "Illustrations of catastrophe and remote times," through May 11. Permanent installation art by Yayoi Kusama, Winnifred Lutz, James Turrell and others on display. Visit www.mattress.org. Closed Mon.

MENDELSON GALLERY Shadyside, 412-361-8664. "Rome 2007," photographs by David Aschkenas, ends Sat.; "Gallery Artists," featuring Patrick Hughes, Terry Shutko and Davis Lewis, through Feb. 29. Closed Sun.-Tues.

MICHAEL BERGER GALLERY Point Breeze, 412-441-4282. "Words and Music," ends Fri. Closed Sun.-Mon.

***MODERN FORMATIONS GALLERY AND PERFORMANCE SPACE Garfield, 412-362-0274. "Hustlebot Improv Experimental Comedy," comedy sketches Thurs. and Feb. 28, 8 p.m.; "A Monster's Ball: Works on Paper by Karl Huber," through Feb. 29. Open Thurs. 6-9 p.m. and Sat. 1-4 p.m.

MORGAN CONTEMPORARY GLASS GALLERY Shadyside, 412-441-5200. "Gallery Artists," through March 1. Closed Sun.-Mon.

MOXIE DADA North Side, 412-682-0348. "Unveiling," an interior design showcase, ends Sat. Open weekends.

NORTH HILLS ART CENTER Ross, 412-364-3622. "Mid-Winter Hues Multi-Media Juried Art Show," through Feb. 28. Closed Sun.

PHIPPS CONSERVATORY & BOTANICAL GARDEN Schenley Park, Oakland. 1-888-336-4060. "Chihuly at Phipps: Gardens & Glass," artist Dale Chihuly's stunning glass pieces based on nature in this large-scale glass installation, ends Sun. This is a timed-admission exhibit, call for reservations. Daily.

PHOTO ANTIQUITIES MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ART North Side, 412-231-7881. "The History of Photography -- 1839-1939" and "Women in Photography -- 1840-1940," ongoing. Closed Sun. and Tues. Admission, free to members.

PITTSBURGH CENTER FOR THE ARTS Shadyside, 412-361-0873. "Bedazzled: Stars, Pagans and the Cosmos," featuring Suzie Silver, through March 9; "Pittsburgh Through AAP Eyes," presented by Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, through March 9; "Regional Student Juried Exhibition," through March 22; "Duets," featuring Mark and Jeff Zets, through April 13; "Binding Forces," featuring Doug Hill and Dorothy Williams, through April 13; "Icons and Incongruities: Photographs From America's Heartland," featuring Jim Schafer, through April 13; "Hide & Seek," presented by Group A, through April 13. Daily.

PITTSBURGH GLASS CENTER Friendship, 412-365-2145. "Recollection," new works in glass by Michael Rogers and Richard Hirsch, through March 30. Closed Mon.

REGINA GOUGER MILLER GALLERY CMU, 412-268-3618. "Plastic Poetics," featuring Ian Finch, Maya Schindler, Sarah Wood and Colin Zaug, ends Fri. Closed Mon.

RENAISSANCE ART GALLERY Carnegie, 412-279-0411. "Lights, Camera, Art," an exhibit of photographs from Nikki Sinicrope and Frank Sanns, ends Sat. Closed Sun.-Mon.

707 PENN GALLERY Downtown, 412-325-7017. "Totally Maybe," through March 1. Closed Sun.-Mon.

ST. VINCENT GALLERY Latrobe, 724-532-6600, ext. 2107. "Being China," paintings by Naijun Zhang with additional works by Hung Liu, ends Fri. Afternoons; closed Mon.

***SILVER EYE CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY South Side, 412-431-1810. Thurs.: "Your Pix From Route 66," work related to the current exhibit will be discussed, 6:30-8 p.m.; reservations recommended. "In Search of America," photographs by David Graham," through April 12. Closed Sun.-Tues.

***SIRANI GALLERY Squirrel Hill, 412-422-2121. Mara Light, Danny Augustine, Danielle Crouse, Victoria Long and Randi Dauler, various mediums, through Feb. 28, opening reception, Fri. 6-9 p.m. Tues.-Sun.

SOCIETY FOR CONTEMPORARY CRAFT Strip District, 412-261-7003. One Mellon Center Gallery: "Material and Metaphor: Mapping the Interior Landscape," Carol Ann Carter uses everyday items, ends Sun. Closed Sat.-Sun.

SOUTHERN ALLEGHENIES MUSEUM OF ART Altoona, 1-814-946-4464. "The Art of Textiles," rugs and wall-hangings by Mary Sheppard Burton, through May 25; "Judith Counsel Vipond: The Magnificent and Macabre," through March 9. Closed Mon.

SOUTHERN ALLEGHENIES MUSEUM OF ART Johnstown, 1-814-269-7234. "Black as Coal/Hard as Steel," featuring photographs by Jack Barnosky and Luke Swank, through June 22. Closed Sat.-Sun.

SOUTHERN ALLEGHENIES MUSEUM OF ART Ligonier, 724-238-6015. "12th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition," through Feb. 28. Closed Mon.

SPACE GALLERY Downtown, 412-325-7723. "Hot Metal," through March 15. Closed Sun.-Mon.

THIRD ST. GALLERY Carnegie, 412-276-5233. Work by Philip Salvato and local artists. Closed Sun.-Mon.

THREE RIVERS ARTS FESTIVAL GALLERY Downtown, 412-281-8723, ext. 28. "Deliciously Disposable Earth," an international multimedia art exhibition and screening series examining mining practices, ends Fri.

TRINITY GALLERY North Side, 412-687-2458. "Back to Basics," watercolor paintings by Anne Clair Goodman and black and white photographs by Helene Stokan, ends Sat. Closed Sun.-Wed.

WESTMORELAND MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART Greensburg, 724-837-1500. "Seeing the City: Sloan's New York," featuring John Sloan, through April 27; "Dylan Vitone: Pittsburgh Project," black-and-white panoramic photographs of Pittsburgh, through April 27. Permanent collection of American art. Closed Mon.-Tues.

WOOD STREET GALLERIES Downtown, 412-456-6666. "Urban Living," features technological and environmental issues that impact urban culture, through April 5. Closed Mon.

ZOMBO GALLERY Lawrenceville, 412-904-3703. "Birds in Art," featuring Ian Green, Wayno, Madeline Warhola, through Feb. 29. Open Fri.-Sat. and by appointment.

CLASSICAL CONCERTS


BRAHMS ON THE BLUFF "The Clarinet Chronicles," Duquesne University, PNC Recital Hall, Uptown. Sun. 3 p.m. $10. 412-396-4632.

CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY CONCERTS Carnegie Mellon Chorus, conducted by Robert Page. Alumni Concert Hall, Oakland, Sun. 5 p.m. Free. 412-268-2383.

CONCERTS AT RODEF SHALOM Mayuko Kamio, violin. Rodef Shalom, Oakland. Mon. 8 p.m. Free. 412-621-6566.

MUSIC IN A GREAT SPACE Presidio Saxophone Quartet, Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Shadyside. Sun. 4 p.m. $5-$10. 412-682-4300.

NORTH SUBURBAN SYMPHONIC BAND "Bottoms Up!" Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center, Ross. Sun. 3 p.m. $8. 412-366-1983.

OPERA THEATER OF PITTSBURGH "Lost in the Stars," directed by Jonathan Eaton, conducted by Julius Rudel. Byham Theater, Downtown. Thurs. 7 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. $25-$75. 412-456-6666.

ORGAN ARTISTS SERIES Scott Montgomery, Heinz Memorial Chapel, Oakland. Sun. 4 p.m. $12. 412-242-2787.

PITTSBURGH OPERA Cabaret benefit concert and dinner, Cabaret Theater, Downtown. Mon. 6:30 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show. $100-$200. 412-281-0912.

PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA "Romeo and Juliet," Marin Alsop, conducting. Heinz Hall, Downtown, Thurs. 1:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m. $19-$75. 412-392-4900.

PITTSBURGH YOUTH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA "Tribute to Leroy Anderson's 100th Anniversary." Ingomar United Methodist Church, McCandless, Sun. 3:30 p.m. Free. 412-630-9535.

PITTSBURGH YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA "Petrushka." Heinz Hall, Downtown, Sun. 2 p.m. Free but reservations required. www.pyso.us.

SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY "Beethoven, Brahms and the Blues," featuring Warren Davidson, violin; Paula Tuttle, cello; Nanette Kaplan Solomon, piano. Swope Recital Hall, Slippery Rock. Sun. 7:30 p.m.

FOLK

ANNE FEENEY with Four Shillings Short. Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church, Fri. 8 p.m. $15. 412-877-6480.

JAZZ


KENTE ARTS ALLIANCE "A Tribute to a Pittsburgh Living Legend," featuring Roger Humphries. Kelly Strayhorn Theater, East Liberty. Sat. 8 p.m. $25. 412-394-3353.

IN THE CLUBS

ROCK

ATRIA'S O'Hara, 412-963-1514. Thurs.: Hewlett/Anderson 6 p.m.

ATRIA'S PNC Park, 412-322-1850. Wed.: Hewlett/Anderson 6 p.m.

AUGGIE'S ROADHOUSE Washington, 724-743-3636. Fri.: No Madd 10 p.m.; Sat.: Ruff Creek 10 p.m.

BACKSTAGE BAR AT THEATER SQUARE Cultural District, Downtown, 412-325-6766. Thurs.: Paul Tabachneck 6 and 9:30 p.m.; Fri.: Mark Pippas 6 and 9:30 p.m.; Sat.: Joel Lindsey 9:30 p.m.

BEECHER'S GELATO Zelienople, 724-452-8620. Sat.: Call to Attraction 7 p.m.

BILLY'S ROADHOUSE Wexford, 724-934-1177. Tues.: Hewlett/Anderson 5 p.m.

BLOOMFIELD BRIDGE TAVERN 4412 Liberty Ave., 412-682-8611. Fri.: Super 8 Film Stars, Race the Ghost, The Central Plains 9 p.m.; Sat.: Downfall, Down the Hatch 9 p.m.; Tues.: Richard Kobertz 9 p.m.

CARHOPS Dormont, 412-561-5015. Sat.: The Bridge 10 p.m.

CARSON CITY SALOON South Side, 412-481-3203. Sun.: Tony Janflone Jr. 6:30 p.m.

CEFALO'S NIGHTCLUB Carnegie, 412-276-6600. Sat.: Get Back 8:30 p.m.

CIAO'S Carnegie, 412-276-9914. Mon.: Hewlett/Anderson 7:30 p.m.

CLUB CAFE South Side, 412-431-4950. Sat.: Una De Luna, Seven Color Sky, Venus in Furs, Tangerine 8:30 p.m.

DIESEL CLUB LOUNGE South Side, 412-431-8800. Fri.: Gene Loves Jezebel and Jay Ashton 6 p.m.

EXCUSES South Side, 412-431-4090. Sat.: Norman Nardini 10 p.m.

GENO'S RESTAURANT Lawrenceville, 412-781-3432. Thurs.: Terry Meyer 9:30 p.m.; Fri. The Traditionals 9:30 p.m.

HARD ROCK CAFE Station Square, 412-481-7625. Fri.: Josh McCann and Matt Maloof 10 p.m.; Sun.: Accents to Action CD release party 9 p.m.; Wed.: Showcase semifinals 9 p.m.

HARVEY WILNER'S TAVERN West Mifflin, 412-466-1331. Sat.: Max'ell House & the Perkulators 9:30 p.m.

HILLTOPPERS PUB Troy Hill, 412-322-3676. Sat.: Jeff-n-Jay 9:30 p.m.

HOWLER'S COYOTE CAFE Bloomfield, 412-682-0320. Fri.: Call to Attraction, The Speeds, Post Method 9 p.m.; Sun.: Sunday Night Hayride 9 p.m.

THE LIBRARY South Side, 412-381-0517. Wed.: Tres Lads 9:30 p.m.

LIGONIER TAVERN 724-238-7788. Sat.: Dave Iglar Trio 8 p.m

MOONDOG'S Blawnox, 412-828-2040. Fri.: Norman Nardini 10 p.m.; Sat.: The Cause 10 p.m.

MR. SMALL'S THEATER Millvale, 412-821-4447. Fri.: Twiztid with Boondox, Project Born, DJ Clay, Legally Insane 7 p.m.; Sat.: Book'n Bands benefit concert with CK9 & the Old Allstars, Capital Road 8 p.m.

OTTO'S PUB Canonsburg, 724-745-2695. Fri.: Lou Lombardi's Strangeglove 9:30 p.m.

QUAGMIRE'S South Side, 412-381-3698. Sat.: Masters of the Universe, Eskimoses 9 p.m.

RHYTHM HOUSE Bridgeville, 412-221-5010. Thurs.: Tres Lads 9 p.m.; Sat.: The Fugitives 10 p.m.

RPM'S Bridgeville, 412-221-7808. Fri.: Broken Bone with The Black Water Quartet 9 p.m.; Sat.: Glitz 9 p.m.

STEEL CITY SALOON North Fayette, 724-695-7866. Fri.: Dave Iglar 9:30 p.m.

31ST STREET PUB Strip, 412-391-8334. Fri.: Sourvein, Zoroaster, Series Grind Ganon 10 p.m.; Sat.: Bumps, Antafix, Company, Bambam 10 p.m.

3-B'S LOUNGE Zelienople, 724-452-9959. Sat.: Doors Experience 10 p.m.

THUNDERBIRD CAFE Lawrenceville, 412-682-0177. Thurs.: Chris Schutz & Steph Hayes, Moonlight Motel, The Dirty Gringo's 9:30 p.m.; Sat.: The Rustlanders, The Harlan Twins 10 p.m.

TWIN OAKS LOUNGE White Oak, 412-678-3321. Sat.: 8th Street Rox 9:30 p.m.

WOOLEY BULLY'S New Brighton, 724-494-1578. Fri.: Standard Society 10 p.m.

RHYTHM & BLUES


MOONDOG'S Blawnox, 412-828-2040. Tues.: West End Project, Thurs.: Warren King & the Lost Dogs 8 p.m.; Sun.: After Church Blues Revival featuring Jimmy Adler Band 4 p.m.

PENN BREWERY North Side, 412-237-9402. Fri.: Good Guys Duo 8 p.m.; Sat.: Acoustic Jamage 8 p.m.

ROYAL PLACE Castle Shannon, 412-882-8000. Sat.: Night Life 9:30 p.m.

SASSY MARIE'S North Shore, 412-246-0355. Fri.: The Blues Orphans 9 p.m.

STONE MANSION RESTAURANT Franklin Park, 724-934-3000. Fri.: Sheena 8 p.m.

SUNSERI'S Ross, 412-364-9902. Fri.: Night Life 9:30 p.m.

THUNDERBIRD CAFE Lawrenceville, 412-682-0177. Fri.: The Pawnbrokers 10 p.m.

BIG BAND

CEFALO'S NIGHTCLUB Carnegie, 412-276-6600. Fri.: Patrick Arena and Mark Lucas 8 p.m.

JAZZ


BACKSTAGE BAR AT THEATER SQUARE Cultural District, Downtown, 412-325-6766. Tues.: Lisa Ferraro, Dwayne Dolphin 5 p.m.; Wed.: Gene Ludwig 6 p.m.

GULLIFTY'S Squirrel Hill, 412-521-8222. Fri.: Rachel Z, 9:30 p.m.; Wed.: Kenny Blake jam 9 p.m.

HOLIDAY INN Oakland, 412-682-6200. Sun.: Al Dowe & Etta Cox 7 p.m.

HOMEWOOD CARNEGIE LIBRARY Homewood, 412-731-3080. Wed.: Jazz Workshop Family Night presents Shawnee Lake 5:30 p.m.

JACKSON'S RESTAURANT Moon, 412-329-1405. Sat.: Trudy Holler, Joe DeFazio, Chris Hemingway, Sunny Sunseri 6:30 p.m.

JAZZ AT 3rd STREET GALLERY Carnegie, 412-276-5233. Wed.: 3rd Street Jazz Ensemble 8 p.m.

LEONARD'S LIVING ROOM Norman Centre, 19 South, 412-835-9772. Thurs.: Tommy Chris and the Cats 7:30 p.m.; Fri.: Chuck Corby 7:30 p.m.; Sat.: Twice as Nice 7:30 p.m.

LUCCA RISTORANTE Oakland, 412-682-3310. Fri.: Michele Bensen, Sat.: Etta Cox 7 p.m.

MARTINI'S Jefferson Hills, 412-384-5910. Fri.: Spider Rondinelli & Pittsburgh Jazz Giants 8:30 p.m.; Sat.: Jam session 3 p.m.

MORGAN'S RESTAURANT Penn Hills, 412-241-1730. Fri.: Rich Dugan & John Hegedus 7:30 p.m.

RHYTHM HOUSE Bridgeville, 412-221-5010. Sun.: The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents Student Big Band 7 p.m.

RIVERTOWNE RESTAURANT Rochester, 724-774-3100. Fri.: The Marc Bodell Trio 7 p.m.

SPIN Shadyside, 412-362-7746. Tues.: Michele Bensen and Chris Pangikas 7 p.m.

STONE MANSION RESTAURANT Franklin Park, 724-934-3000. Thurs.: Erin Burkett Trio 8 p.m.; Sat.: Charlie Sanders Trio 8 p.m.

SWEETWATER CENTER FOR THE ARTS Sewickley, 412-741-4406. Fri.: Betty Douglas 6 p.m.

VIKING LOUNGE McKeesport, 412-664-0296. Thurs.: Spider Rondinelli & the Pittsburgh Jazz Giants 8 p.m.

WILLOW Ohio Twp., 412-847-1007. Wed.: Michele Bensen 7 p.m.

EASY LISTENING


D'IMPERIO'S Monroeville, 412-823-4800. Thurs.: Tony Basile 7 p.m.; Fri.: Johnny Vann and Jack Pettit 8 p.m.; Sat.: Nightstar 8 p.m.; Mon.: Thom Book 7 p.m.; Tues.: David Cremonese 7 p.m.; Wed.: Thom Book 7 p.m.

LOUNGE AT LEMONT Mount Washington, 412-431-3100. Fri.: Guy Matone 8 p.m.; Sat.: Judi Figel & Bernadette DeVault 8 p.m.

IRISH


CLADDAGH IRISH PUB SouthSide Works, 412-381-4800. Sun.: Session 5 p.m.

MULLANEY'S HARP & FIDDLE Strip, 412-642-6622. Thurs.: Tony Egan 8 p.m.; Fri.-Sat.: The Malones 9 p.m.

PADDY'S POUR HOUSE Carnegie, 412-279-0770. Fri.: Doves Crossing 9 p.m.; Sat.: Mark Guiser 9 p.m.; Mon.: Acoustic Jam. 9 p.m.; Wed.: The Potter's Reel 9 p.m.

COUNTRY


BEACH ROOM Finleyville, 724-348-8888. Sat.: Jill West and Blues Attack 9:30 p.m.

BROTHERS GRIMM Coraopolis, 412-788-0890. Sat.: Mulekickers 9:30 p.m.

CLUB CAFE South Side, 412-431-4950. Fri.: The Damaged Pies with Slim Forsyte and Jennie Snyder 10 p.m.

PETER B'S Sarver, 724-353-2677. Fri.: Cranky Yankee 9:30 p.m.

RHYTHM HOUSE Bridgeville, 412-221-5010. Fri.: Country Fest featuring Brynn Marie, Fabulous Gunslingers & Southern By Choice 8 p.m.

SKYLARK MOTOR INN Moon, 412-264-9850. Sat.: Sidewinder 9:30 p.m.

OLDIES


MOUNTAIN VIEW HOTEL Greensburg, 724-834-5300. Sun.: That '80s Band 9 p.m.

SIEB'S PUB Babcock Blvd., 412-364-8511. Sat.: Soul Merchants 9 p.m.

OPEN STAGE


BLOOMFIELD BRIDGE TAVERN 4412 Liberty Ave., 412-682-8611. Tues.: Calliope Acoustic Open Stage 9 p.m.

CLUB CAFE South Side, 412-431-4950. Mon.: AcoustiCafe Open Stage with Carol Lee Espy 7 p.m.

COMMODORE CAFE North Side, 412-321-4339. Tues.: Luther Dejarunett, Keith Stebler, Steve Trettle 7 p.m.

HOT ROD LOUNGE Delmont, 724-327-1660. Thurs.: Mark Cyler 9:30 p.m.

IRWIN EAGLES 724-863-9847. Thurs.: Gil Snyder, Warren King, James Hilton 9 p.m.

MOONDOG'S Blawnox, 412-828-2040. Mon.: Jack Erdie, Wed.: Mannish Boys 8 p.m.

PD'S PUB Squirrel Hill, 412-422-5027. Sun.: Mystic Knights 8 p.m.

RIVERSIDE BAR South Side, 412-331-6530. Thurs.: Eldorado Kings 9:30 p.m.

THUNDERBIRD CAFE Lawrenceville, 412-682-0177. Wed.: Poogie Bell 9:30 p.m.

VASTA Dormont, 412-531-2534. Wed.: Chizmo Charles and the Rhythm Aces 8:30 p.m.

ACOUSTIC


BADO'S Mt. Lebanon, 412-563-5300. Sat.: Good Guys Duo 8:30 p.m.

BILLY'S ROADHOUSE Wexford, 724-934-1177. Wed.: Randy Eugene, Derrick Edwards 5 p.m.

CLUB CAFE South Side, 412-431-4950. Fri.: The Monophonics 7 p.m.; Sun.: Cellofourte 7 p.m.; Mon.: Mark Pipas 10:30 p.m.; Wed.: Paul Luc with Todd Deatherage 10:30 p.m.

DiSALVO'S STATION Latrobe, 724-539-0500. Fri.: Nite Hawk 8:30 p.m.

ELKS LODGE North Side, 412-321-1834. Wed.: Pittsburgh Banjo Club 8 p.m.

HOWLER'S COYOTE CAFE Bloomfield, 412-682-0320. Sat.: Shawn Fogal, Jenn Gooch, Mat Capan, Unlikely Japan 9 p.m.

INSPIRATION CAFE Washington, 724-222-1297. Sat.: Patrick Arena CD release party 8 p.m.

PENN BREWERY North Side, 412-237-9402. Fri.: Good Guys Duo 7:30 p.m.

YOUR INNER VAGABOND COFFEE HOUSE Lawrenceville, 724-506-2025. Sat.: Soma Mestizo, Incubator 9 p.m.

YOUR MOM'S Bellevue, 412-223-2552. Sat.: Paz & Ukulele Eddie 6 p.m.

PIANO


MORE Oakland, 412-621-2700. Fri.: Rose Wyner 8:30 p.m.; Sat.: Judy Marlowe 8:30 p.m.

OMNI WILLIAM PENN Downtown, 412-281-7100. Thurs.-Fri.: Harry Cardillo 5 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.

COMEDY


FUNNY BONE Station Square, 412-281-3130. Thurs.: Jason Russell 7:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 8 and 10:15 p.m.

REGGAE

PD'S PUB Squirrel Hill, 412-422-5027. Sun.: The Flow Band 9 p.m.

PEPPER G'S Homestead 412-462-8450. Thurs.: The Flow Band 9:30 p.m.

DANCES

BIG BAND Coraopolis VFW, 412-771-5247. Sun. 8 p.m.

DANCE Connolly Club, Sheraden, 412-777-9700. Sat. 9 p.m.

DANCE SNPJ Club, Bridgeville, 412-366-2138. Sat.: DJ Uncle Billy 9 p.m., cha-cha lessons 8 p.m.

SALSA Dance Cafe, Ross, 412-401-6499. Fri.: 10:15 p.m.

SINGLES Holiday Inn, McKnight Road, 724-553-3119. Fri. 9 p.m.

SWING Edgewood Club, 1 Pennwood Ave., 412-242-1005. Sun.: Jimmy Sapienza's Five Guys Named Moe, Kenny Blake 8 p.m.

SWING Wightman Dancehall, Squirrel Hill, 412-341-0292. Sat: Jimmy Adler Band 9 p.m.

PITTSBURGH PLACES
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BEECHWOOD FARMS NATURE RESERVE Fox Chapel, 412-963-6100. Five miles of trails, open daily.

CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER One Allegheny Ave., 412-237-3400. Exhibits: "Bodies ... The Exhibition," through March 31 ($22 and $16; $14 and $10 for members); "From Sea to Shining Sea: 200 Years of Charting America's Coasts"; "Zap!: Surgery Beyond the Cutting Edge"; "Risk," interactive exhibits including sitting on a bed of nails and walking across a steel beam 17 stories high; UPMC SportWorks, sports-related interactive exhibits. Rangos Omnimax: "Sea Monsters: An Underwater Adventure," "Dinosaurs Alive!," "Wired to Win," "Roving Mars." Buhl Planetarium: SkyWatch sessions held on clear Saturday evenings, $1 per person; "A Traveler's Guide to Mars," "Far Out Space Places," "Ringworld," "Stars Over Pittsburgh," "The Sky Above Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." Laser shows: Fri.-Sat. 7 p.m.-midnight. Center hours: Sun.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Center admission: $14 adults, children ages 3-12, $10.

***CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF PITTSBURGH Allegheny Center. 412-322-5058. Sat.: "Special Effects in Movies," 11 a.m-2 p.m.; Sun.: kaleidoscope making, 2-4 p.m. Exhibits: "Secrets of Circles," through May 18; "Drawn in Black & White: The Work of Morrie Turner," "Plot Threads -- Storylines by Great Lakes Cartoonists," both end Wed. Art activities: Create With Clay, Build Your Own Car, Tot Time, Musical Movements, Radio Workshop, Professor MiGooch, Woodworking. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m. $9 adults; $8 kids 2-18; under 2 free; $8 seniors. Parking $3 for members, $5 nonmembers.

***FRICK ART & HISTORICAL CENTER Point Breeze, 412-371-0600. Courtship Tour of Clayton, featuring Victorian Valentine parlor games, touchable objects and discussions about courting, chaperones and Victorian etiquette, ends Fri.; $12, $10 for seniors, students and military, free for members, reservations required. A complex of museums including "Clayton," the restored home of Henry Clay Frick, The Car and Carriage Museum and the Frick Art Museum. Daily tours of the 23-room mansion; admission: $12 adults; $10 seniors, students, military. Closed Mon.

HEINZ HISTORY CENTER Strip District, 412-454-6000. Exhibitions: "Pittsburgh Recast" more than 50 illustrations of Pittsburgh icons, through March; "The Darkest Month," the story of the coal mining industry's role in the development of our region. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $9 adults; $7 seniors; $5 students with ID and children ages 6-18; free to members and children under 6.

NATIONAL AVIARY West Park, North Side. 412-323-7235. Daily event schedule: Free-flight bird show Wed.-Sun., 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; Interactive Feedings, 11 a.m., 2 and 3 p.m.; Little Peepers storytime Mon. and Thurs. 11:30 a.m.; Kitchen Window, 12:30 p.m.; Feed the Rainbow Lorikeets, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $9 adults; $8 seniors; $7.50 kids 2-12; under 2 free.

NATIONALITY ROOMS Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, 412-624-6000. More than 20 classrooms decorated in various nationalities and cultures prior to 1787. Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Sun. and holidays, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $3 adults, $1 ages 8-18.

***PITTSBURGH ZOO & PPG AQUARIUM Highland Park, 412-665-3639. The Tri-State area's premier zoo features an African safari, aquazoo and more. Exhibits: Polar bears in their natural habitat; Amur tiger cubs Mara and Petya and sea lions. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., daily; gates close at 3 p.m. $8 adults; $7 seniors; $7 kids 2-13; under 2 free.

SCHENLEY PARK SKATING RINK Open every day with a variety of public sessions and lessons. $4 adults, $3 ages 60 and older and 17 and younger. 412-422-6523 or www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/parks.

HISTORICAL PLACES
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BLOCKHOUSE AT FORT PITT Pittsburgh's oldest building, erected in 1764 by Col. Henry Bouquet. Historical and educational displays. Point State Park. Wed.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

BOST BUILDING Homestead, 412-464-4020. "Steel Around: Big Steel's Enduring Legacy," artifacts and photographs of the history of steelmaking, from the 1800s to today. Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

CALVARY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Allegheny Ave., North Side. 412-323-1070. Group tours of the 107-year-old church and its three magnificent 30-foot-high Tiffany windows; tours by appointment. Free.

DEPRECIATION LANDS MUSEUM 4743 South Pioneer Road, Hampton, 412-486-0563. Exhibits on pioneers living in Western Pennsylvania. Tues., Thurs., Sat. noon-3 p.m.; Sun. 1-4 p.m. $2 adults, $1 children.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Sixth Ave., Downtown, 412-471-3436. Tours include 13 Tiffany stained-glass windows, after 10:45 a.m. Sun. service. Group tours by appointment.

FORT PITT MUSEUM Point State Park, 1-866-PA-TRAIL. Museum of Colonial life in Western Pa. Historical models, educational programs on the French and Indian War. Wed.-Sun.

HARMONY MUSEUM Near Harmony, Butler County. Exhibits on American Indians, Washington's 1753 mission, German Separatists and more. Tours 1-4 p.m. daily, except Mon. Fees for guided tours are $5 for adults and $2 for children.

LEMOYNE HOUSE Washington, 724-225-6740. First National Historic Landmark of the Underground Railroad. Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat. by appointment.

KERR MEMORIAL MUSEUM Oakmont, 412-826-9295. Guided tours of the restored Victorian home. Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $8 adults; $7 seniors; $6 students.

OLIVER MILLER HOMESTEAD Stone Manse Drive, off the circle, 412-835-1554. Whiskey Rebellion landmark. Docents in period dress provide information and answer questions on self-guided tours and demonstrate pioneer crafts. Site includes original Stone House, Spring House and a reconstructed log house, forge and demonstration shed, barn and gardens. Sun. 1:30-4:30 p.m. $1 admission. 412-835-1554.

PENNSYLVANIA TROLLEY MUSEUM Washington, Pa., 724-228-9256. "Wish You Were Here: Postcard Art of Pennsylvania's Trolley Era." Exhibit images will be replaced periodically. Display building with 30 trolleys from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia and Brazil. Mon. and Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $7 adults; $6 seniors; $4 children 3-15; 2 and under, free. An additional 1-hour tour of the Trolley Display Building is available 1:30 p.m. daily for an additional charge of $3 adults, $1 children.

PHIPPS CONSERVATORY & BOTANICAL GARDEN Schenley Park, Oakland. 1-888-336-4060. "Chihuly at Phipps: Gardens & Glass," artist Dale Chihuly's stunning glass pieces based on nature in large-scale glass installation, ends Sun.

SOLDIERS & SAILORS MEMORIAL HALL AND MUSEUM Oakland, 412-621-4253. Largest memorial building in the United States dedicated solely to America's fighting personnel, representing all branches of service. Historical displays, uniforms, documents, docent tours available. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 adults, $3 veterans, seniors; children under 10, free.

WEST OVERTON MUSEUMS Scottdale, 724-887-7910. Pre-Civil War rural industrial village including the Overholt homestead, distillery museum and birthplace of Henry Clay Frick. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m. $7 adults, $4 seniors 65 and older and children 6-11, under 6 free.

WOODVILLE PLANTATION Bridgeville, 412-221-0348. 18th-century home of Gen. John and Presley Neville. Historical artifacts, furniture and documents show how Pittsburgh's wealthiest citizens lived from 1780-1820. Open for guided tours Sun. 1-4 p.m. $5, $10 per family; under 12, free. Special events, call for information, www.woodvilleplantation.org.

LITERARY


MYSTERY LOVER'S BOOKSHOP Oakmont, 412-828-4877. Sat.: Coffee and Crime with Rosemary Harris, 10 a.m. Tickets $5; reservations required. Feb. 28: Lisa Scottoline 7 p.m.

EVERYTHING ELSE


BELLY DANCE CLASS Shape Fitness Center, Market Square, 412-657-6672. Mon. 6 p.m.

ENGLISH COUNTRY & CONTRA DANCING ANNUAL FESTIVAL Swisshelm Park Community Center. Fri.-Sun. 412-731-8661.

MANAGING THE INEVITABLE New Hazlett Theater, Allegheny Square, 412-320-4610. Wed. 6:30 p.m. Discussion on managing energy and other resources with Yale University professor Dr. Paul Anastas; Audrey Russo, CEO and president of the Pittsburgh Technology Council; and Steve Winberg, vice president of Consol Energy R&D. To respond rsvp@nowall.com. For more information visit www.popcitymedia.com/citylive/default.aspx.

SILENT AUCTION To benefit underprivileged artisans and children in India, sponsored by CMU's Students in Free Enterprise, Global Thread and Pittsburgh Action Center of Child Right and You America, Inc, Fri. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., CMU University art gallery. The showcase takes place 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri..

RED SKELTON IMPERSONATOR SHOW Meadville Council on the Arts fund-raiser. Sun. 2 p.m. The Cow Shed, Highway 19, Conneaut Lake. Tickets are available at the door or call Meadville Council on the Arts, 1-814-336-5051.

AUDITIONS


BETHEL PARK HERITAGE PLAYERS "Copacabana," a musical. Casting 40 people, ages 15 and up. Prepare one song, will have cold readings. Sat.-Sun. 6-8 p.m. Call 412-831-6800, ext. 745.

COMTRA THEATRE Auditions at the theater, Comtra Plaza, Route 19, Cranberry, for the following shows: "Seussical: The Musical," April 26-27; "Guys and Dolls," May 10-11; "Damn Yankees," June 21-22. Call 724-773-9896 or visit www.comtratheatre.com.

GEMINI THEATER COMPANY for "The Wizard of Oz," at the theater, 7501 Penn Ave., The Factory, Point Breeze, Sun. and Mon. by appointment. Casting adults and children, stipend for adult roles. Call 412-243-6464 for appointment.

LATSHAW PRODUCTIONS Female dancers for Latshaw Productions 2008 touring season. Auditions by appointment, Sat. 1 p.m. Call 724-853-0207.

OFF THE WALL THEATER For "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "Kimberly Akimbo," Sun.-Mon. 6-9 p.m. Visit www.insideoffthewall.com or call 724-873-3576.

THE OLD SCHOOLHOUSE PLAYERS For "Man of La Mancha," a musical. March 2-3 from 7-9 p.m. at the theater, 20 Wabash Ave., Hickory. Casting roles for 16-20 men and women. Need talented dramatic actors who can sing. Prepare a solo. Call 724-344-7467.

PITTSBURGH OPERA Auditions for male supernumeraries for "Aida." Fit men of any ethnicity 18 and older for non-singing roles as Egyptian soldiers, priests and attendants. Feb. 28 at 7 p.m., Pittsburgh Opera Offices, 801 Penn Ave., Downtown. Rehearsals March 10-27 and performances March 29, April 1, 4 and 6. Honorarium. Call 412-281-0912, ext. 245, or opera.assistant@hotmail.com.

THE PITTSBURGH SAVOYARDS Seeking stage director for production of Gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore." Accepting resumes via e-mail through Fri. at directorsearch@ pittsburghsavoyards.org.

STAGE RIGHT Casting 12 men and four women for Woody Allen's "Don't Drink the Water." Boyd Community Center, Powers Run Road, O'Hara. Sun. 3-5 p.m. and Mon. 7-9 p.m. Contact Joe Eberle at 412-335-9377 or joeeb@comcast.net.

CALLS FOR ARTISTS


PITTSBURGH CENTER FOR THE ARTS Applications for Artist Residency Program accepted through February. Open to all literary, media, music, performance and visual artists. Application: www.pittsburgharts.org/community_forms.php.

PITTSBURGH FILMMAKERS Seeking film and video, installation and photography & digital artists for its "Media Tonic 3" exhibit. Theme is "uncensored." Deadline Feb. 28. Visit www.pghfilmmakers.org/artserv/callsforartists.html.

STEEL VALLEY ARTS COUNCIL Seeking artists to display or perform in a new gallery space, Artspace 105. Visit www.steelvalleyarts.com.



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