Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has announced its upcoming 2021-22 season. The schedule includes: “The Band’s Visit,” Oct. 28-31; “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical,” Nov. 16-21; “Oklahoma!,” Jan. 4-9, 2022; “Pretty Woman,” Feb. 1-6, 2022; “Hamilton,” Feb. 22-March 13, 2022; “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical,” March 18-20, 2022; “To Kill a Mockingbird,” April 19-24, 2022; “Ain’t Too Proud,” May 17-22, 2022. For information, go online to TrustArts.org/Broadway, or call 412-456-6666.
Little Lake Theatre Company in Canonsburg is performing several plays during its 73rd season. “Frozen Jr.” runs through Saturday; and “Mrs. Mannerly” will be performed Aug. 12-21. Additional performances are slated for the fall. The theater is located at 500 Lakeside Drive, Canonsburg. Tickets can be purchased by calling 724-745-6300 or at littlelake.org.
Lights On! A Three-Day Celebration of Pittsburgh’s Cultural District marks this special occasion with free outdoor performances, gallery exhibitions and more, Sept. 9 to 11, 2021. For more information, visit www.culturaldistrict.org
A Kids Art Camp will be presented at the Salvation Army in Uniontown, 32 W. Fayette St., through Aug. 12. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per week. Contact Capt. Danielle Hopping at Danielle.firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-437-2021 for information.
”Inside Out,” a new outdoor summer event series celebrating Pittsburgh’s cultural landscape, is at the Carnegie Museum of Art in the outdoor sculpture courtyard. Programs take place on Thursdays from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Sept. 4.
Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg is presenting an exhibit about the Mexican-American border. “Border Cantos/Sonic Border,” available through Sept. 5, is a collaboration between Richard Misrach and Mexican American artist/composer Guillermo Galindo. Admission is free with advance online registration. For more information go online to thewestmoreland.org or call 724-837-1500.
The State Museum of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation are inviting artists and craftspeople to submit applications to exhibit their work in the annual “Art of the State.” The exhibit will open to the public on-site at the State Museum Sept. 26 and close Jan. 2.
The Andy Warhol Museum's Youth Arts Council Presents: "Reprogrammed" through Sept. 6 at the Pittsburgh museum. The exhibition is a mix of imagery, creative writing, and an interactive art installation. The exhibit is located in The Warhol Green Space outdoors. “Fantasy America,” running through Aug. 30, invites artists Nona Faustine, Kambui Olujimi, Pacifico Silano, Naama Tsabar and Chloe Wise to revisit Warhol's “America”. Published in 1985, Warhol’s “America” features photographs both taken and collected by the artist during his cross-country travels and in-person encounters. “Warhol and Basquiat In Focus: Works from the Permanent Collection” will be on display through Sept. 20 on the museum’s fourth-floor gallery. The display will for the first time present the museum’s near-entire holdings of artworks and ephemera related to Jean-Michel Basquiat. For more information, email email@example.com or call 412-237-8300.
Uniontown Art Club’s Gallery 86, located at 86 W. Main St., Uniontown, is open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The art club has online sales Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. on the club’s Facebook page, facebook.com/uniontownartclub. For more information, visit uniontownartclub.org.
Touchstone Center for Crafts, 1049 Wharton Furnace Road, Farmington, has opened registration for its 2021 workshop season. Early registration is encouraged as class sizes will be limited due to COVID-19 protocols. Applications are also being accepted for scholarships, internships, and artist residency opportunities. More information at touchstonecrafts.org.
Creative Connections are virtual learning tools designed by Trust Arts Education Teaching Artists for learners of all ages. Each lesson is only a few minutes long and uses materials that most people already have on hand. Featuring visual arts, movement, music, and more, users can connect with the arts from wherever they are. Visit the website for the video lessons: trustarts.org/pct_home/education/children-teens/creative-connections.
The Frick offers a variety of free virtual exhibitions, including fashion in the Gilded Age, a peek at 11 masterpieces in its collection and a detailed collection of early 20th century objects for refined dining and home entertainment. Check out the offerings online at www.thefrickpittsburgh.org.
Alina Baraz is kicking off her "Alone With Your" Tour with special guests Hope Tala and RINI, with a show scheduled at the Roxian Theatre in Pittsburgh Friday, Oct. 1. For tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com
The JazzLive series, presented by BNY Mellon, at the Allegheny Overlook (Fort Duquesne Boulevard between 7th St. and Stanwix St.) returns with performances running from 5 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday to Sept. 7 with the exception of next Tuesday. The events are free. For more information, visit trustarts.org
Lil Baby with special guest Lil Durk will perform at The Pavilion at Star Lake in Burgettstown for The Back Outside Tour on Saturday, Oct. 9. The nationwide tour will feature performances off the duo's recent collaborative album “The Voice of the Heroes”. Tickets are currently on sale at LiveNation.com
Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular will bring the joy and excitement of the holiday season to The Palace Theatre in Greensburg at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1. This all-new production features some of the greatest holiday songs of all time performed with the world-renowned cast of Cirque Musica. Tickets are $40.75 to $105.75 and are currently on sale at www.thepalacetheatre.com
Cornell Gunter’s Coasters, The Drifters and The Planters—Holiday Hop will be at The Palace Theatre in Greensburg at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2. Spend a nostalgic evening saluting three of the world’s most beloved musical groups. This show has songs to please every palate. Tickets are $28 to $75 and currently on sale at www. thepalacetheatre.com
Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus will hold the sixth-annual Concert on the Lawn on Aug. 28, with Simply Queen performing followed by a fireworks display. The event is free of charge and open to community members, who may begin entering campus at 6 p.m. The concert begins at 7 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the Community Center on campus. For event information, contact 724-430-4271 or visit www.simplyqueen.live to learn more.
Country singer Jon Pardi will be appearing at Wild Things Park in North Franklin Aug. 20. Pardi’s hits include “Head Over Boots,” “Dirt On My Boots” and “Heartache Medication.” To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com.
Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall, 510 E. 10th Ave., Munhall has announced its summer lineup. Included are the following shows: Bumping Mics with Jeff Ross and Dave Attell (Aug. 27); Paula Poundstone (Sept. 10); Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular (Sept. 16); Justin Hayward – Nights (Sept. 20); Bela Fleck: My Bluegrass Heart (Sept. 21); John Cusak Live/screening of “Say Anything” (Sept. 24); The Allman Betts Band (Sept. 26); Postmodern Jukebox The Grand Reopening Tour (Oct. 8); Christopher Cross (Oct. 10); “The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes” (Oct. 15); Three Dog Night (Nov. 4); Uncaged: Untold Stories from the cast of “Tiger King” (Nov. 18); Hot Tuna (Dec. 7). For cost and times, visit librarymusichall.com.
Hartwood Acres Park Amphitheater, 4070 Middle Road, Allison Park, has announced its summer concert lineup. The free shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Included are: The Jayhawks (Aug. 8); The Wood Brothers (Aug. 15); Pittsburgh Ballet (Aug. 22); The Spin Doctors (Aug. 29); Allegheny County Music Festival with The Commonheart (Sept. 5).
The Pavilion at Star Lake’s concert season includes: Jason Aldean (Aug. 13); Maroon 5 (Aug. 25); KISS (Aug. 26); Dave Matthews Band (Aug. 27); Korn and Staind (Sept. 3); The Doobie Brothers (Sept. 4); Chris Stapleton (Sept. 24); Jonas Brothers (Oct. 6); Dierks Bentley (Oct. 16). Times and tickets for the Burgettstown venue are available through livenation.com and ticketmaster.com.
Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, will have several concerts this year. Ticket information and times are available at stageaepittsburgh.com. An Evening with Billy Strings (Aug. 11); Louis the Child – Euphoria Tour with Jai Wolf and Evan Giia (Aug. 12); Modest Mouse (Aug. 18); Glass Animals (Sept. 1); Lady A with Carly Pearce (Sept. 5); Sad Summer Fest (Sept. 7); St. Vincent (Sept. 8); The Struts (Sept. 12); Bleachers with Claud (Sept. 14); Beartooth (Sept. 20); Vincentian – Rockin’ on the River (Sept. 25); New Found Glory and Simple Plan (Sept. 28); Mt. Joy and Trampled By Turtles (Oct. 2); Primus (Oct. 5)
TGIS (Thank Goodness It’s Summer) Concert Series at Greensburg Garden & Civic Center, 951 Old Salem Road, Greensburg is returning. The free live music program runs Thursdays through Aug. 19. The lawn area opens at 5 p.m. with music from 6 to 9 p.m. Performances include: The Bricks (today); Derek Woods Band (Aug. 5); East Coast Turnaround (Aug. 12); Barbara Blue w/ Mark Feiger and Friends (Aug. 19).
Sebastian Bach's “30th Anniversary of Slave to the Grind” with special guest Kaleido will perform at The Palace Theatre in Greensburg on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m.. Tickets are $29 to $49 on sale now through www.thepalacetheatre.org
The Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg has rescheduled several concerts or comedy specials for the 2021 season. Original tickets are valid for the new date; anyone unable to make the rescheduled date, should contact the box office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-836-8000 for ticketing options. Tickets can be ordered online at www.thepalacetheatre.org. All ticket holders should confirm the new dates with the box office.
Shows in July, August and September 2021 include: Gordon Lightfoot, Friday, Aug. 6 at 8 p.m. – tickets: $49.75, $59.75, $69.75, $75; Ronnie Milsap, Friday, Aug. 27 at 7:30 p.m. – tickets $39, $49, $59 ($6 additional per ticket day of event); Hotel California – The Original Eagles Tribute Band, Wednesday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m. – tickets $28, $38, $60; Jamey Johnson, Thursday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. – tickets $50.75, $60.75, $70.75 ($4.25 additional day of show); Amy Grant, Friday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. – tickets $48, $58, $68, $98; The Guess Who, Saturday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. – tickets $48, $58, $68, $118; Tommy James and the Shondells, Sunday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. – tickets $48, $58, $68, $90; Gary Lewis & The Playboys, Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. – tickets $43, $48, $53, $58, $68, $75.
Shows in October, November and December 2021 include: Blackberry Smoke, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. – tickets $29.75, $39.75, $59.75, $74.75; The Return of Kenny Vance, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 at 7 p.m. – tickets $48, $58, $68; Little River Band, Friday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m. – tickets $49.75, $59.75, $69.75; Neal McCoy, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 at 7 p.m. – tickets $33, $38, $43, $65; Chonda Pierce Live In Concert, Thursday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. – tickets $19, $28, $38 and $54 VIP package; The Letterman, Sunday, Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. – tickets $40, $45, $48, $68; The British Legends (Freddie Mercury, Rod Stewart, David Bowie, Elton John), Friday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. – tickets $28, $32, $38; Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, Sunday Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. – tickets $43, $48, $58, $68, $90; Celtic Thunder – Ireland, Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. – tickets $49, $65, $75 ($5/$6 additional per ticket day of show)
John Mayer has announced concerts for his “Sob Rock” Tour 2022, with a show scheduled at PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, on Feb. 25. Tickets are on sale at JohnMayer.com.
Disney Princess - The Concert at the Benedum Center at 7 p.m. Nov. 23 celebrates all the Disney Princesses in an unforgettable evening of story, animation and song as acclaimed Broadway stars sing your favorite Disney Princess songs and share their exclusive, hilarious and heartfelt behind-the-scenes stories. VIP packages available. Cast subject to change. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Tickets are now on sale at TrustArts.org or 412-456-6666 or for groups of 10 and more, call 412-471-6930.
Carnegie Museum of Natural History has announced its summer lineup of programs and events. Included are the following: Wild Wednesdays: Virtual Live Animal Encounters every Wednesday from 1:30 to 2 p.m.; Super Science Saturday: Splish Splash, Aug. 14, noon to 4 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit carnegiemnh.org/learn/programs-at-the-museum/
The Rangos Giant Cinema at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh has reopened with the premiere of “The Search for Snow”, a documentary displaying dazzling scenery and adaptable wildlife that depend on snow for survival. The film runs through Sept. 3. Tickets are $7; members pay $6, and tickets can be purchased at carnegiesciencecenter.org
Nemacolin Castle, 136 Front St., Brownsville, is open for history tours on weekends, starting at 11 a.m. Admission is $15 per person.
Antiques on the Diamond will set up again in Ligonier Saturday, Aug. 28. The outdoor show/sale will feature about 30 vendors featuring a wide array of antiques, collectibles and retro items, including furniture, apparel, jewelry, housewares, decorative items, linens and clocks.
Bradford House Museum, 175 S. Main St., Washington and Whiskey Rebellion Education and Visitor Center, 184 S. Main St., Washington, are now open Wednesday-Saturday, through Dec. 1. Hours for both are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village outside Avella has opened its 53rd season, offering a full slate of programming throughout the season, wrapping up with Archaeology Day Oct. 16. In addition, the insider tours of Meadowcroft Rockshelter will return for the 2021 season. Each program features an in-depth lecture and tour led by James M. Adovasio, who achieved international acclaim with his archaeological excavation of the Rockshelter that began in 1973. Insider tours are scheduled for Sept. 4, Oct. 10 and Nov. 6.
The Old Time Fiddlers Jamboree at the Old Time Fiddlers Building, Fayette County Fairgrounds, 120 Pechin Road, Dunbar, will be Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21 and Dec. 19. There will also be a group jam Saturday during the Fayette County Fair in the Fiddlers’ building. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. on all dates. There is no admission charge to attend, but there is a $10 fee for those interested in becoming members of the group. A concession stand will be open during the performances. For additional information, call Lynne Ritenour at 724-277-0352.
Registration is open for summer camps at the Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History for children and teens. Additional information is available at camps.artandnaturalhistory.org.
Kentuck Knob, 723 Kentuck Rd., Chalk Hill, is now open for the season. Guided tours and in-depth house tours of the Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian design will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Advance tickets are required, and can be purchased at kentuckknob.com.