GO! List 082015 | Events Calendar

The 2014-15 Classic Film Series at the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Uniontown 2015-16 season includes “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” (Sept. 18), “The Omen” (Oct. 30), “From Here to Eternity” (Nov. 13), “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (Dec. 19), “Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan” (Jan. 8), “The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer” (Feb. 12), “Back to the Future” (March 4), “The Searchers” (April 15), “Double Indemnity” (May 13), “Amadeus” (June 24), “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” (July 22) and “Gidget” (Aug. 19) Showtimes are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Admission: $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students.

On stage at Geyer Performing Arts Center, Pittsburgh Street, Scottdale, AAFC presents the musical “Nunsense” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10-12 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 13; 13 Players and Geyer Education Department present “Dani Girl” 7 p.m. Oct. 1-3; and “The King and I” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19-21 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 22. Details: geyerpac.com or 724-887-0887.

Connellsville Parks and Recreation Board presents Summer Movies in East Park, Fridays beginning at dusk: Field of Dreams” (Aug. 21).

“The Hounds of Baskerville” on stage at the Mountain Playhouse in Jennerstown, Sept. 15-27. The comedic thriller features the suspense and terror of a Sherlock Holmes’ mystery is fused with the absurd humor of a Monty Python farce in this spine-chilling comedic thriller, placed in a modern setting. Admission: $17-$37.  Details: mountainplayhouse.com. Coming: “Forever Plaid” Sept. 29 through Oct. 11.

The Second City, returns to Pittsburgh Public Theater with a new show “Fully Loaded” at the O’Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. Aug. 28 August 28 and 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Aug. 29. Ryan Archibald directs new sketches, songs and improvs from some of America’s best and brightest comedians will perform Fully Loaded. Onstage will be Jo Feldman, Julie Marchiano, Chucho Perez, Nick Rees, Adam Schreck (who is originally from Pittsburgh), Julia Weiss, and Music Director Nick Gage. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org.

Mon River Arts presents its 2015-16 season at the Grand Theatre in Elizabeth that includes “Urinetown the Musical” Sept. 18-20 and 25-27 “The Odd Couple” Feb. 5-7 and 12-14; “Legally Blonde” May 6-8 and 13-15. Details monriverarts.org

PNC Broadway Across America 2015-16 musical series at the Benedum Center, Pittsburgh features “Jersey Boys” Sept. 22-Oct.4; “Beautiful: The Carole King Story” Oct. 27-Nov 1; “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” Nov. 17-22; “I Love Lucy” Nov. 24-29; “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer the Musical” (Heinz Hall) Dec. 22-27; “The Wizard of Oz” (Heinz Hall) Jan. 5-10; “Cabaret” Feb. 2-7; “The Bridges of Madison County” March 8-13; “The Sound of Music” March 22-27; and “Matilda the Musical” May 31-June 12. Information: trustarts.org.

How Western Pennsylvania affected World War II on display in the “We Can Do It!” WWII exhibit at the Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, through Jan. 4, 2016. Developed by the History Center, this 10,000 square-foot exhibition will focus on Pittsburgh’s role on both the home front and the battlefield during World War II. The exhibition will explore the development of the Jeep, a uniquely American invention produced by the American Bantam Car Company in Butler and reveal the stories behind real-life “Rosie the Riveters” and local Tuskegee Airmen.

The Summer Flower Show and Butterfly Forest of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh takes guests on a spectacular journey through the weird, wonderful and winged. Summer Flower Show runs through Sunday, Oct. 5. Butterfly Forest is open through Monday, Sept. 7. Hours are 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily and until 10 p.m. on Fridays. Admission is $15 for adults, $14 for seniors and students and $11 for children (2–18). Details: phippsconservatory.org.

Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery at St. Vincent College will present an exhibit, A Sense of Wonder: The Nature Writing of Rachel Carson, through Sept. 4. Exhibit hours are noon-3 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday and at other times by appointment. In addition to its regular exhibition, during Steelers training camp, Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery will present selections from July 26 to Aug. 22. The exhibition is comprised of more than 25 original Lithographic and Giclée prints that feature some of the most famous sports figures in Pittsburgh Steelers football history.

The Mount Pleasant Glass Museum (the former Lenox factory), Route 31, is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The Bryce Family and the Mount Pleasant Factory Exhibit through Aug. 22.

Area students in grades seven through 12 can join the 304 Photo Club, which will meet twice monthly at Monongalia Arts Center, 101 High St., Morgantown. Meetings will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. every other Tuesday. Students taking part in the club, hosted by local photographer David Smith, will learn the basics of digital photography, lighting and composition, as well as more advanced techniques. The club is free, but students will need access to a camera. A digital SLR is preferred, but smaller cameras are acceptable. Registration and details: [email protected].

The Phoenix Art Center in Uniontown is accepting registrations for classes in visual and performing arts. Classes are held at Laurel Business Institute and at Uniontown Area High School in the Art Room. For a list of classes and workshops: thephoenixartscenter.org.

Jozart Center for the Arts in California will continue the Wine & Line program 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: [email protected].

The Connellsville Lions Square Sunday Summer Concert Series featuresOutpost Aug. 23 and Harold Betters Aug. 30.

Christian Rock/Worship band Never Forsaken will be performing a special Acoustic concert at Fairchance Free Methodist Church, 7 p.m. Aug. 19. Admission is free to the public. The church is located at 53 S. Morgantown Street, Fairchance. Details: neverforsakenmusic.com

The Palace Theatre in Greensburg will be the site of the following performances:  rock bands Slaughter and Kix with special guest Twisted Fate, 7 p.m. Aug. 22, tickets: $24-$64;Brian Regan Live Comedy Tour, 7 p.m. Aug. 29, tickets: $47.50; and John Hiatt and the Combo and Taj Mahal Trio, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30, tickets: $49-$69; The Bronx Wanderers, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16, tickets: $30-$60; Ace Frehley, 8 p.m. Sept. 18, floor seating only tickets: $45-$55; Beatlemania Now: Relive The Beatles ’64, 8 p.m. Sept. 19, tickets: $43.50-$48.50; Michael W. Smith with special guests Phillips, Craig & Dean, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, tickets: $38-$68; Arlo Guthrie, 8 p.m. Oct. 2, tickets: $49-$69; Guy Penrod with special guest Jimmy Fortune, 3 p.m. Oct. 4, tickets: $28-$48; “Menopause the Musical,” 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, tickets: $26-$45; Lewis Black “The Rant is Due: Part Deux,” 7 p.m. Oct. 18, tickets: $49.50; “The Price is Right Live,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21, tickets: $39-$49; Vicki Lawrence & Mama, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., tickets: $35-$55; Chubby Checker with special guests The Vogues and Latshaw Pops Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, tickets: $35-$55;Palace information: 724-836-8000.

The Meadows Casino live entertainment features the following:  Airborne  The Holidays Aug. 21; Street Level Aug. 22; Tony Janflone Jr. Aug. 28; and Velveeta Aug. 29. All shows start at 8 p.m.

Stage AE summer concert line up:X-Fest II featuring Social Distortion with Nikki Lane and Drag The River Aug. 21; Brit Floyd Aug. 28; Death Cab for Cutie with Twin Shadow Sept. 17.

Idina Menzel World Tour concert at the Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. Aug. 25. Admission: $55-$125. Tickets: livenation.com.

The Meadows Casino 2015 Concert Series wraps up with Patti LaBelle 8 p.m. Sept. 6, admission: $29.95-$69.95. Tickets will be sold at ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000. Additional information is available by visiting meadowsgaming.com.

Tim McGraw: Shotgun Rider Tour with Billy Currington and Chase Bryant, First Niagara Pavilion, 7 p.m. Aug. 30. Admission: $40-$200. Tickets: livenation.com.

The following will be featured in the Storey Square Summer Concert Series:  Springtime Hill Aug. 17; Joe Materkowski Aug. 24; VFW Post 8543 Swing Band Aug. 31; Polish Six Pack Sept. 14; Katelyn Rose and Tyler Hough Sept. 21; and Harold Betters Sept. 28. Showtimes: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Foo Fighters and Royal Blood at First Niagara Pavillion, Burgettstown, Aug. 25. Tickets: firstniagara.net.

Ivan Parker, gospel music star, will be in concert at the Mt. Pleasant Church of God, 936 West Main Street, 7 p.m. Sept. 12. Parker was the lead vocalist with the Gold City quartet when the quartet won the Dove Award. and is a favorite soloist with the Gaither Family Homecoming. His recently released album is “Threads of Mercy.” Admission: $5. Tickets and details: 724-547-7110.

St. Vincent College Concert Series will present musical performances featuring internationally acclaimed musicians during its 44th season. The schedule for the 2015-16 series features Duo Sonidos, violin and guitar, Sept. 12; Brandon Ridenour, trumpet, Oct. 10; Fei-Fei Dong, piano, Nov. 21; the Harlem Quartet, Jan. 16, 2016; Paul Jacobs, organ, Feb. 13; Mischa Bouvier, baritone, March 12; and Vivian Choi, piano, April 9. Concerts begin at 7 p.m. (new time this year), with most performances in the Robert S. Carey Student Center Performing Arts Center. The Sept. 12 concert will be in the Basilica Crypt and the Jan. 16 and Feb. 13 performances are in the Basilica. Season tickets $130, and flex passes (seven admissions) are $140. Single tickets are $25. Information: 724-805-2565.

Toby Keith, Chris Janson and Eli Young Band in concert at First Niagara Pavilion, 7 p.m., Sept. 26. Admission: $25-$215. Tickets: livenation.com.

Of Monsters and Men in concert Stage AE Sept. 16. The authentic indie and alternative, the Icelandic quintet’s critically praised music. Admission: $39.50 advance/$42.00 at gate. Tickets: 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

Mac Miller with Choo Jackson and The Come-Up at Stage AE (outdoors), 7 p.m. Sept. 20. Admission: $29.50 (advance) $35 (day of show). Tickets: ticketmaster.com.

A Very Special Evening with Josh Groban at the Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Admission: $52.50-$175. Tickets: trustarts.org