theater/film/literature

The Classic Film Series at the State Theatre Center for the Arts, “White Christmas” (Dec. 20), “Peyton Place” (Jan. 17), “Groundhog Day” (Feb. 7), “The Pride of the Yankees” (March 13), “Jesus Christ Superstar” (March 24), “Laura” (May 15), “Splendor in the Grass” (June 5), “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” (July 31) and “American Graffiti” (Aug. 21). Showtimes are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Admission: $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students.

Baby Shark and Friends will come to the Byham Theater 6 p.m. May 19, to sing and dance through some favorite new and classic songs and go on fun adventures to learn about shapes, colors numbers and more. Tickets: 412-456-6666 or trustarts.org.

Mackenzie Ziegler and Disney Dance Upon a Dream will take to the stage at 7 p.m. April 8 at the Benedum Center, 237, 7th Street, Pittsburgh. Featuring a soundtrack of Disney’s greatest hits remixed and reimagined, Ziegler and the Disney Dance Company will perform a story on stage that will include video and music with a twist from Disney films, including Beauty and the Beast, Moana, and Cinderella. Tickets: 412-456-6666 or trustarts.org.

Star Wars Fans: CableTV.com is looking to hire a Star Wars-crazed fan who can help generate excitement over the release of the next big film this winter, as well as give new perspectives and opinions on the 42-year saga with their unique insights and expertise. Cable TV will pay one lucky winner $1,000 to watch all ten Star Wars films and take some notes along the way. The candidate selected for this role will receive a care package with every Star Wars film on Blu-Ray along with other fun Star Wars-themed gear. You can find more information along with the application form at https://www.cabletv.com/blog/star-wars-movie-marathon. Applications are open now through 7 p.m. Dec. 11.

art/exhibits

The Fayette County Law Library presents Emily Welsh as the December Artist. Her “Emily Trend Swarovski Crystal” will be on display now through Dec. 23. The library is located on the second floor of the courthouse. The library is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and closed from noon to 1 p.m. every day. There is no admission charge.

Lina Bo Bardi Draws is the next scheduled art exhibit at The Heinz Architectural Center, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, and will display nearly 100 drawings by the twentieth-century architect now through March 29. Born and educated in Italy, Bo Bardi moved to Brazil in 1946. Her notable projects include MASP (Museu de Arte de São Paulo) and SESC Pompeia, a factory rehabilitated into a cultural center, also in São Paulo. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the importance of drawing for Lina Bo Bardi. Using a variety of techniques—pencil, watercolor, gouache, felt pen, pen and ink—the drawings reveal her broad view of design and architecture, accessible to everyone, in which she merges different artistic sensibilities that are nurtured by her interest in nature and everyday life.

Jozart Center for the Arts in California will continue the Wine & Line program at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. Those attending can bring wine and snacks and create an original piece of art from start to finish under the guidance of a teaching artist. Cost is $22 and includes all materials. Reservations: cher@zoominternet.net.

Andy Warhol: Revelation exhibit will be on display at the Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St., Pittsburgh through Feb. 16. This is the first exhibition to comprehensively examine the Pop artist’s deeply rooted Catholic faith in relation to his artistic production. Revelation will feature over 100 objects from the museum’s permanent collection, including archival materials, drawings, paintings, prints and film. Rare source material and newly discovered items will provide an intimate look on Warhol’s creative process.

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition is open now at the Carnegie Science Center’s PPG Science Pavilion. The exhibit will feature 40 real human and animal mummies and 85 related artifacts, including: South American shrunken heads, a mummified family discovered in a Hungarian church, medical mummies from the early 19th century, examples of what bog bones and embalmed skin feel like and more. Purchasing Mummies of the World tickets in advance is highly recommended and can be purchased at www.carnegiesciencecenter.org.

Art @ Uniontown Art Club — Gallery 86 is now the home of the Uniontown Art Club and is located at 86 West Main Street in downtown Uniontown. The gallery and gift shop is filled with unique and one-of-a-kind works of art made by local artists. Hours of operation are 12:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. The local nonprofit club was established in 1927. Information: www.uniontownartclub.org or on Facebook.

Heinz Galleries at the Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History presents An Art of Changes: Jasper Johns Prints, 1960–2018, as their newest exhibit. Known for his iconic paintings of flags and targets, Johns has astonished viewers with the beauty and complexity of his work across a variety of media. Organized by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, this is a rare opportunity to explore his printmaking in depth, tracing shifts in subject, material, and mood over the course of his career. Visitors can learn more through drop-in art chats, and weekend and Thursday evening tours of the exhibition.

music/comedy

The Holiday Hop featuring Cornell Gunter’s Coasters, The Drifters and The Platters, will be at the Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman, Greensburg, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5. Tickets are $28, $38, $48 and $73 and can be purchased online at http://www.thepalacetheatre.org or by calling 724-836-8000.

Auditions: Singers in grades six through 12 whose video-auditions edge out the competition will be named finalists in the 2019-20 Williams SING-OFF Competition, part of Highmark First Night Pittsburgh. Following in the footsteps of Trinity Wiseman, Gabby Barrett, and more, this year’s winner will perform live in the Cultural District on New Year’s Eve, plus earn a $500 cash prize and $1,000 school music department donation. Submit auditions by 11:59 p.m. Dec. 6 at www.trustarts.org.

The Bullskin Opry started its season of bluegrass music. The next event is Dec. 7 at the grange on the Bullskin Fairgrounds, 938 Pleasant Valley Road, Mount Pleasant. Doors open at 5 p.m. Music is 6-10 p.m. with local and regional bluegrass bands performing on stage. Seating is provided and food and drink will be for sale. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. No alcohol permitted. Beginner musicians welcome. Information, Bill Springer, 724-455-3919.

SKI MASK THE SLUMP GOD presents “The Stokeley Tour” on Dec. 5 at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com $32.50 in advance or $35 the day of show.

“Sara Evan’s Blue Christmas Tour” will be at the Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman- Greensburg, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19. Tickets are $48, $58, $68, $78, $88 and $108 and can be purchased online at: http://www.thepalacetheatre.org or by calling 724-836-8000.

“The 2019 Sounds of Christmas” featuring The Latshaw Pops Orchestra will be coming to the Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman- Greensburg, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20. Tickets are $25, $35 and $40 and can be purchased online at: http://www.thepalacetheatre.org or by calling 724-836-8000.

WAMO Winterfest ft. Polo G will be held Dec. 20 at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $32.50, $65 and $75 at www.ticketmaster.com or $37 the day of the show.

Lotus w/ Lespecial is scheduled to perform at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh on Dec. 27. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25, $29.50 and $75 at www.ticketmaster.com or $35 the day of the show.

Umphrey’s McGee will perform Jan. 24 at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 to $29.50 at www.ticketmaster.com or $35 the day of the show.

Thrice Vheissu with mewithoutyou, Drug Church, and Holy Fawn will perform Feb. 3 at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets: $25 at www.ticketmaster.com or $29 the day of the show.

King Princess is scheduled to perform Feb. 8 at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $27.50 in advance, $30 the day of show and $75 premium at www.ticketmaster.com.

Zoso- The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience with Kiss the Sky will perform Feb. 14 at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 at ticketmaster.com or $20 the day of the show.

Trixie Mattel: Grown Up will perform Feb. 21 at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $39.50 at www.ticketmaster.com.

The Lumineers will perform Feb, 25 at the PPG Paint Arena, 1001 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh. Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com.

Dashboard Confessional will be performing March 7 at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 or $75 at www.ticketmaster.com or $37 the day of the show.

Lost Dog Street Band will perform March 18, at The Club at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance at www.ticketmaster.com or $18 the day of the show.

Dustin Lynch will be performing March 27 at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, as part of his Stay Country Tour with Travis Denning. Tickets are $38.50 and $75 at www.ticketmaster.com or $42 the day of the show.

The Beaches and Bleeker will perform May 23 at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $39.50 and $85 at www.ticketmaster.com or $45 the day of the show.

Circa Survive: Blue Sky Noise 10 Year Anniversary Tour will perform April 7, at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $27 in advance at www.ticketmaster.com or $30 the day of the show.

Dance Gavin Dance w/ Animals As Leaders, Veil of Maya, and Royal Coda will perform at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, on April 8. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $29.50 or $75 at www.ticketmaster.com or $32 the day of the show.

Vampire Weekend will be performing at Stage AE Outdoors, 400 N. Shore Drive, Pittsburgh on June 3. Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $49.50 and $99 at www.ticketmaster.com and $55 the day of the show.

Journey with special guest the Pretenders will be performing at KeyBank Pavilion, 665 PA-18, Burgettstown on July 11. Tickets: ticketmaster.com.

Harry Stiles with special guest Jenny Lewis will perform July 14 at PPG Paints Arena, 1001 Fifth Ave, as part of “Love on Tour.” Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com.

The Black Crowes will perform Aug. 1 at KeyBank Pavilion, 665 PA-18, Burgettstown, as part of their Shake Your Money Maker tour. Tickets at www.ticketmaster.com.

The Doobie Brothers will perform Aug. 6 at KeyBank Pavilion, 665 PA-18, Burgettstown, as part of their 50th anniversary tour. Tickets at www.ticketmaster.com.

Green Day, Fall Out Boy, and Weezer, will be performing at PNC Park, 115 Federal St., Pittsburgh, on Aug. 15, as part of their The Hella Mega Tour. Tickets: ticketmaster.com.

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