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Friday, September 28, 2001


FRIGHT NIGHTS Includes Dark Hole, Haunted House, 3D Clown Asylum, amusement rides, side shows and games. I.C. Light Amphitheatre, Station Square. Through Oct. 31. Sun.-Thurs. 7-11 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 7 p.m.-midnight. $12. 412-232-6200.

TRIPLE B FARMS' FALL HARVEST FEST Features a 5-acre Maize Quest carved in cornstalks, Storybook Pumpkinland, barnyard carnival, pony rides, Big Blue Boo Barn and hayride. Triple B Farms, Monongahela. Sept. 29-Oct. 31. Mon.-Fri. 4-7 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5; under 4 free. 724-258-3557.


ALLEGHENY FOOTHILLS HISTORICAL SOCIETY FALL FESTIVAL Crafts, children's activities, entertainment. Carpenter Log House, Pierson Run Road, Boyce Park. Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 724-327-5266.

ANNUAL POWWOW Native American celebration with singing, drumming and dancing, arts, crafts and foods. Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center, Dorseyville. Sat.-Sun. noon-7 p.m. $5; $3 elders, kids under 12. 412-782-4457.

APPLEJAMM Demonstrations, crafts, live entertainment, kids activities. Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, Fox Chapel. Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Advance ticket sales only. Call 412-963-6100.

ERNTEFEST Glimpse into Harmonists society with demonstrations of wine, beer and cider making, meat smoking, bread baking, crafts, German foods. Old Economy Village, Ambridge. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5; $3 kids 3-18. 724-266-4500.

FAWN FALL FESTIVAL Fawn Township Municipal Building, near Tarentum. Sat. 724-226-0666.

GO VEGGIE FEST Presented by Animal Advocates. Entrees by Curtis' Natural Foods and Sree's Foods, lectures. Carlow College Community and Worship Center. Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 412-928-9777.

LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL Exhibits, crafts, island cuisine, music by Caribbean Vibes Steel Band, salsa lessons and evening dance with Guaracha. William Pitt Union, Oakland. Sat. 1 p.m.-midnight. 412-648-7397.

McCONNELL'S MILL HERITAGE FESTIVAL Crafts, Native American village, tours, Civil War encampment, games, entertainment by Mountain Therapy (noon and 2 p.m.), Castle Cloggers (1 p.m. Saturday), Tamarack Lake Cloggers (1 p.m. Sunday) and Hammered Dulcimer (3 p.m.). McConnell's Mill State Park, Portersville. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 724-368-9320.

MOUNT PLEASANT GLASS AND ETHNIC FESTIVAL Washington Street, Mount Pleasant Fri.-Sun. Call 724-547-7738.

PENN BREWERY'S OKTOBERFEST German music by Alpen Glow and Heimat Klang, beer and food in outdoor Biergarten. Penn Brewery, Troy Hill. Fri.-Sat. 5 p.m.-midnight; Sun. 4-10 p.m. 412-237-9402.

PENN'S COLONY FESTIVAL 18th century "Publick Tymes" harvest celebration, with period entertainment, crafts and more. 349 Saxonburg Blvd., Saxonburg. Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $6; $4.50 seniors; $3.50 kids. 412-487-6922.

PITTSBURGH UKRAINIAN FESTIVAL Crafts, foods, displays. Cathedral of Learning, Oakland. Sun. noon-6 p.m. 724-695-1915.


ART Yasmina Reza's comedy about three friends whose relationship is tested when one of them spends an exorbitant amount of money on a controversial painting. Little Lake Theatre, Route 19, South at Donaldson's Crossroads, McMurray. Through Oct. 13. Thurs-Sat. 8 p.m. $11-$13. Dinner or dessert theater options available. 724-745-6300.

ART Yasmina Reza's comedy about three friends whose relationship is tested when one of them spends an exorbitant amount of money on a controversial painting. Red Barn Theater, 3101 McCully Road, off Route 8, Hampton. Ends Sun. Tues.-Sun. 8 p.m. $8-$11. 412-487-4390.

A CANTERBURY FEAST Annual musical dinner theater production. Riverside Dinner Theatre at Riverside Inn, Cambridge Springs, Pa. Through Nov. 10. Dates and prices vary. 800-964-5173.

A CHORUS LINE Marvin Hamlisch & Edward Kleban's musical about Broadway chorus dancers. Comtra Theatre, Cranberry. Through Oct. 13. Fri.-Sat.7:30 p.m. $12. 724-773-9896.

THE CLEARING Helen Edmundson's story of a young Irish woman and her English aristocratic husband who struggle to survive the politics and violence that threaten them as Cromwell's English forces clear the Irish off their lands. City Theatre, Bingham and 13th streets, South Side. Through Oct. 14. Tues.-Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat. 5:30 and 9 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. No show on Oct. 9-10, Oct. 13, 5:30 p.m. only. $21-$32. 412-431-CITY.

FRIDAY NIGHT IMPROVS Audience-participation comedy improv show. Studio Theater, basement of Cathedral of Learning, Oakland. Fri. 11 p.m. 412-363-1904.

JAR THE FLOOR A new play by Cheryl West portraying the vivid interaction between mothers and daughters. New Horizon Theater, Wolf Hall, East Liberty Lutheran Church, 5707 Penn Ave. Through Oct. 14. Fri.-Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 3 p.m. $ 10-$15 (student, senior, group discounts available). 412-431-0773.

JEFFREY An original play by Paul Rudnick. Gemini Theater at The Factory, Point Breeze. 8 p.m. Ends tomorrow. Thurs.-Sun. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. $10. 412-243-6464.

KING LEAR Shakespeare's multiplex tragedy gets a unique spin by internationally acclaimed director David Wheeler. Starring Ralph Waite in the title role. Playhouse Repertory Company at the Playhouse, 222 Craft Ave., Oakland. Today through Oct. 7. Wed.-Sat. 8 p.m. Sun. 2 p.m. $18-$22; student and senior discounts. 412-621-4445.

LOVE, SEX AND THE IRS William Van Danzt & James Milmore's comedy with twists of fate, sight gags and mistaken identities. Apple Hill Playhouse, Manor Road, off Route 22, Delmont. Ends tomorrow. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m. extra dates are 2 p.m. matinees. $8-$16. 724-468-5050. Packages ($17-$26) with Lamplighter Restaurant.

MEDEA Euripides' masterpiece. Pittsburgh Public Theater at O'Reilly Theater, Downtown. Through Oct. 28. Tues.-Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat. 2 and 8 p.m. Sun. 2 and 7 p.m. some exceptions. $10-$42. 412-316-1600.

THE MIKADO Gilbert and Sullivan's musical operetta set in Japan. The Pittsburgh Savoyards at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie. Through Oct. 14. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2:30 p.m. $6-$15. 412-734-8476.

THE ODD COUPLE, FEMALE VERSION Neil Simon's comedy based on the original (male) odd couple, except instead of a poker party, it's a night of Trivial Pursuit for the girls. McKeesport Little Theater, Coursin Street and Bailie Avenue. Ends Sun. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m. Sun. 2 p.m. 412-673-1100.

OF MICE AND MEN: John Steinbeck's drama about two Depression-era drifters -- simple-minded Lennie and his protector, George. Ends Sun. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 3 p.m. $ 13-$27. Wed and Fri. 2 p.m. Call for special a.m. shows. Mountain Playhouse, Route 985, Jennerstown. 814-629-9201.

MINSTREL SHOW This original play by Max Sparber tells the story of the 1919 lynching of William Brown in Omaha, Neb. Part of the special Warhol exhibition "Without Sanctuary." Andy Warhol Museum, North Side. Sat. and Sun. only. 3 p.m. $10. 412-237-8300.

PITTSBURGH NEW WORKS FESTIVAL The festival runs through with a different bill of three plays each week. This week, Fri.-Sun.: Audrey L. Cefaly's "New Hope," Mike Murray's "GooGoo" and Don Bertschman's "House-warming Brunch." Today through Sun. Hamburg Studio, City Theatre, Bingham and 13th streets, South Side. Today 8 p.m. Sat. 6 and 9 p.m. Sun. 4 and 7 p.m $7. 412-881-6888.

PITTSBURGH NEW WORKS FESTIVAL CHILDREN'S PLAYS Steve Traubert's "Little Frog Catches a Cold" and Sam Kuglen's "The Royal Baby." Hamburg Studio, City Theatre, Bingham and 13th streets, South Side. 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Ends Sun. $4; 412-881-6888.

PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Country and western song revue. New Castle Playhouse at State Theater, 202 E. Long Ave., New Castle. Ends Sun. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. $9-$11. 724-654-3437.

THERE'S A MONSTER IN MY CLOSET A monster is living in Benjamin's closet, but no one believes him. The Theatre Factory KidsWorks, Cavitt Avenue and Third Street, Trafford. Through Oct. 7. Sat.-Sun., 2 p.m. Oct. 5., 7:30 p.m. $6. 412-374-9200.

VARIETY SHOW Dinner theater musical revue. Blarney Stone, Etna. Open-ended run; call for dates. 412-781-1666.

VINCENT An original play based on the life of Vincent Van Gogh, written by Leonard Nimoy. Tomorrow, 8 p.m., Days Inn, Butler; Oct. 2 and 4, Lakeview Lounge, Greensburg; Oct. 16, Jeffries Landing, Bridgewater; Oct. 19-20, Veronica's Veil Theatre, South Side; Oct. 25, Kenny B's, Kittanning. $30. 412-322-2372.

WAITING FOR GODOT: Samuel Beckett's tragicomedy in two acts. University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theatre, Henry Heymann Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial, Oakland. Through October 7. Tues.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. $9-$12. 412-624-PLAY.


A HUEY B. NORTON STORY Directed by Spike Lee, an adaptation of an award-winning play on the life of the Black Panther leader. Part of the Prized Pieces International Black Film and Video Festival. Carnegie Museum of Art, Oakland, Fri. 7:30 p.m. 412-622-3212.

PRIZED PIECES INTERNATIONAL BLACK FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL Kelly-Strayhorn Theatre: Sat.: Kirikou and the Sorceress, 1 p.m.; Nobody Knows My Name, 3 p.m.; Raisin' Kane, 5 p.m.; Our Song 7:30 p.m.; Sun.: I Was Born a Black Woman 1 p.m.; Honeybee, 3 p.m.; Dancing in September 5 p.m.; 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty, 412-363-3000. Melwood Screening Room: Sat.: Who Killed America, Also Known As Girl, Severed Souls, LoqueeshaAshleyFranklinJoseBrown,1 p.m.; Lucky, rev' o. lu, shun, 3 p.m.; Coming to Voices, Praise House 5 p.m.; Sun.: Rituals of Fire, 1 p.m.; Ralph Bunche :An American Odyssey, 3 p.m.; Bones of Our Ancestors, 5 p.m.; Lumumba 7:30 p.m.; 477 Melwood Ave., North Oakland, 412-622-1466.

THE SERVANT'S SHIRT The story of Santu and Bahu, a lower-caste young married couple determined to improve their lives. A convincing examination of the human condition. In Hindi with English subtitles. Carnegie Museum of Art Film Series, Oakland, Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 5 p.m. 412-622-3212.

WELCOME BACK, MR. MCDONALD A screwball comedy that revolves around the chaotic mishaps that occur when a starlet demands script changes five minutes before the broadcast of a live radio show. Set in Tokyo and directed by Koki Mitani. In Japanese with English subtitles. Carnegie Museum of Art Film Series, Oakland, Fri. 7:30 p.m. 412-622-3212.


ALLEGHENY COLLEGE Doane Hall of Art, Meadville, 814-332-4365. Tues.. "Catacomb: Ronald Gonzalez, " Large-scale installation of skeletal figures. "Bill Stewart: Ceramics," Playfully surreal figurative sculptures. "David Robertson: Mixed-media photographs and environmental writing." Through Nov. 7. Open Daily. Opening reception Tues. 7:30-9:30 p.m.

BIRD IN THE HAND GALLERY Sewickley, 412-741-8286. Today "Mediterranean Memories," recent paintings by Judi Collins and "Day Dreamer," paintings by Nick Farbarcher through Nov. 9. Reception tonight, 6-8. Closed Sun.-Mon.

CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY 412-622-3131. Tomorrow "Fall Colors Across America," a traveling exhibit of nature photography by Anthony E. Cook. Through Jan. 6, 2002. Admission. Closed Mon.

GARFIELD ARTWORKS 412-361-2262. Today "Eli Masem, collages and Kara Crombie, video," through Sept. 28. Closing Reception tonight, 7-11. Live music by The Dirty Faces.

INTERNATIONAL IMAGES Sewickley, 412-741-3036.Today "Painting Outshines Love, The Renaissance Revisited," by Helena Pavlenko, through November. Reception tonight, 6-8. Closed Sun.-Mon.

MOSSER GALLERY & STUDIO Sewickley, 412-749-4750. Today "The Sewickley Series," Tom Mosser presents a one-man show of recent artwork. Reception tonight, 6-8. Open daily.

NORTHLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY North Hills, 412-487-2624. Tomorrow and Sunday. The Pittsburgh Rughooking Guild presents a rug show. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 1-4 p.m.

OGLEBAY INSTITUTE'S STIFEL FINE ARTS CENTER Wheeling, W.Va., 888-696-4283.Today "Memories of Milltown, A 25-year survey of the American Industrial Landscape." Through Nov. 4.Reception tonight, 6:30-8:30. Artist lecture Oct. 27 11 a.m., technical demonstration 1 p.m. Daily.

PANZA GALLERY Millvale, 412-821-0959. Today "Joe Witzel, Recent Pastels and Drawings," through Oct. 27. Reception tonight, 6-9. Closed Sun. Mon.

PENN GALLERY Strip District, 412-802-8577. Wed. "Gleam," recent photographs of dolls, mannequins and figurines from Corey LeChat through Oct. 27. Opening reception, Oct. 6, 6-9 p.m. See below.

THE SEWICKLEY GALLERY 549 Beaver St. 412-741-9040. Grand opening. Today, individual exhibitions by Heather Cronin. Victor Beltran, Jon Friedman, Walter Hamady and Kevin O'Toole, through Oct. 27. Wed. noon-7 p.m., Thurs.-Sat. noon-5 p.m. Reception tonight, 6-8.

UNDERCROFT GALLERY First Unitarian Church, Shadyside, 412-621-8008. Today "Mary Weidner Paintings," through Oct. 31. Closed Sat., Mon.


AKRON ART MUSEUM Ohio, 330-376-9185. "The British Invasion," paintings, prints and photographs by British artists, through Oct. 14. "William Morris Glass Installations," through Oct. 28. Daily.

AMERICAN JEWISH MUSEUM/JCC. Fine/Perlow and Weis Gallery: Berger Gallery: Squirrel Hill, 412-521-8011, Ext.105. "Encountering the Second Commandment," an international traveling exhibition representing 43 artists from eight countries. Works in fine silver, etchings, mixed media and performance art, through Dec. 10. Daily.

ANDY WARHOL MUSEUM North Side, 412-237-8300. "Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America" through Dec. 31.On display on the Museum's sixth floor, the exhibition is drawn from the rare photographic collection of James Allen, an antiques dealer from Atlanta, Ga. It documents violent public lynching in the American South from the 1890s to the 1930s and includes approximately 100 photographs. In adjacent galleries is space devoted to the exhibition's historical and contemporary context, including a perspective on Pittsburgh's link to the anti-lynching movement via the Pittsburgh Courier newspaper. Special programs running throughout the exhibition Call museum or visit www.warhol.org. Good Fridays: 5-10 p.m., cash bar, free gallery admission. Closed Mon. Admission.

ART INSTITUTE OF PITTSBURGH Downtown, 412-291-6200. Annual alumni show, through Sept. Pittsburgh Public School Art Teacher Showcase through October. Closed Sun.

ARTISTS CO-OP Washington, Pa, 724-228-6163 Alan Cottrill Sculpture Gallery Featuring works in bronze by Alan Cottrill. Tues.-Sat., noon-5 p.m.

BARCO LAW LIBRARY GALLERY University of Pittsburgh Campus, Oakland, 412-648-1376. "What We Know In Part," collection of collages by Charles Matson Lume through Nov. 2. Open Daily.

BEDFORD ARTS CENTER 814-623-1538. "17th Annual Fine Arts Exhibit," through Oct. 26. Juried show. Closed Sun.-Mon.

BIRD IN THE HAND GALLERY Sewickley, 412-741-8286. Mixed media including Mexican crafts and ceramics, ends Sun. Closed Sun.-Mon.

BUTLER INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN ART Youngstown, 330-743-1711. "One Candle Installation" by Nam June Paik., through Dec. 30. "Recent Wall Sculpture," by Bill Thompson., through Dec. 20. "Bill Viola: Threshold Video Installation," through Dec. 30. "Dennis Marsico: Rimini Digital Photographs," through Sept. 30. "Kent Jones: Boxing Images," through Sept. 30. Closed Mon. Trumbull Branch: Watercolors by Chen Chi, through Oct. 28.

CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART Oakland, 412-622-3131. "Portrait/Self Portrait: Prints and Drawings from the Museum's Collections," portraits and self-portraits by artists of the last five centuries, through Oct. 14. "Perfect Acts of Architecture," exploring the achievements of Peter Eisenman, Rem Koolhaas, Daniel Libeskind, Thom Mayne, and Bernard Tschumi, five young architects of the '70s and '80s. Through Jan 6, 2002. Also, "Diane Samuels -- Inscription," a multimedia exhibition, through Feb. 24, 2002."What's In Your Tureen: Soup, Stew or Ragout?" through Aug. 2002. Admission. Closed Mon.

CLAY PLACE GALLERY Shadyside, 412-682-3737. Mike Vatalaro "Functional and Sculptural Ceramics," through Oct. 10. "Dale Huffman, Wood Fire," through Nov. 7.Closed Sun"

CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART 216-421-7340. "French Master Drawings from the Collection of Muriel Butkin," Includes works by: Boucher, Millet, Toulouse-Lautrec and Degas, through Oct. 28. "Human Intervention: Contemporary Landscape Photography," including works by Emmet Gowin and W. Eugene Smith, through Oct. 10. "Starlight: David Stephenson Photographs," through Oct. 10. Closed Mon.

CCAC BOYCE CAMPUS Monroeville, 412-371-8651."East Suburban Artists League Members Show" Original paintings and artwork. Ends tomorrow. Juried Show. Daily.

CONCEPT ART GALLERY Regent Square, 412-242-9200. "Selected works by Edward S. Eberle," featuring de-constructed vessels and large-scale platters of porcelain decorated in paint and original motifs. Through Nov. 4. Closed Mon.

ECLECTIC ART & OBJECTS GALLERY Emsworth, 412-734-2099. Work by Charles Cobelle, ends Sun. Closed Sun.-Mon.

EUROP'ART Lawrenceville, 412-578-9801. "John Dluzynski, Photographic Images," and "Valerie Loubatier, Mixed Media, Objects Frozen in Wax," Through Oct. 19. Closed Sun.-Tues.

FORELAND STREET STUDIO North Side, 412-321-8664. "Photographs by Artists Made for a Variety of Purposes" through Oct. 6. More than 40 artists exhibit their photographs salon style in an unconventional installation. Closed Sat.-Mon.

GALLERIE CHIZ Shadyside, 412-441-6005. 7th Annual Artists' Studio Clean-Up Sale, ends tomorrow.

GALLERY IN THE SQUARE Shadyside, 412-361-3808. "Projected Amnesia," recent work by Marilee Keys. Ends tomorrow.

GALLERY ON 43RD STREET Lawrence-ville, 412-683-6488. "Mixed Nuts," a collection of paintings, ceramics & painted furniture, through Oct. 20. Closed Sun.-Mon.

GALLERY SPACE Monroeville Public Library, 412-372-0500. "The Outer Limits of the Imagination," oil paintings by Bob Bickers, ends tomorrow. Daily.

HARLAN GALLERY Seton Hill College, Greensburg, 724-830-1071. "Books & Writing," an exhibition of calligraphy and artists books through Oct. 25. Mon.-Thurs. 5:30-8 p.m.; Fri. 1-3 p.m.; Sun. 1-4 p.m.

HORIZONS GALLERY Garfield, 412-362-5024. "Appetite for Dysfunction," Seak M.A.C., Jamie Matthews, Matt Spahr and Joker will display art heavily influenced by the dada, neo-dada and pop art movements. Through Oct. 2. Tues., Fri., Sat. noon-6 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

J.J. GILLESPIE GALLERY McMurray, 724-941-7515. 18th- to 20th-century oil paintings. Through Dec. Closed Sun.

JOHN EDWARD GALLERY Export, 724-325-2577.Watercolors by Dolly Lynch ends tomorrow. Closed Mon.

JOHN STOBART'S THREE RIVERS GALLERY Union Trust Building, Downtown, 412-288-0999. Pittsburgh Watercolor Society 55th Annual Exhibition through Oct. 26.

LA ROCHE COLLEGE McCandless, 412-536-1071."Waterworks 2001" Pittsburgh Watercolor Society's Annual Exhibit ends today . Closed Sat.-Sun.

MATTRESS FACTORY North Side, 412-231-3169. Permanent collection. "Visual Sound, Part II," installations by Terry Fox, Rolf Julius, Christina Kubisch, Hans Peter Kuhn, Akio Suzuki and Qin Yufen, through Dec. 30. Permanent installations by Yayoi Kusama, James Turrell, and Winifred Lutz. Closed Mon.

MENDELSON GALLERY Shadyside, 412-361-8664. Group show featuring Burton Morris, David Lewis, Terry Shutko, and a world collection of tribal art. Through Oct. 13. Closed Sun.-Tues.

MORGAN CONTEMPORARY GLASS GALLERY Shadyside, 412-441-5200. "Fall for Glass," featuring work by Jane Bruce, Philip Crooks, Brian Hall, Tracey Ladd, Robert Mickelson, Kathleen Mulcahy, Pat Owens, Michael Rogers and Erika Tada, through Oct. 29. Closed Sun.-Mon.

O'BANNON ORIENTAL CARPETS Squirrel Hill, 412-422-0300."Private passions: A Lifetime of Collecting Textiles.," through Oct. 27. Closed Sun.-Mon.

PENN GALLERY Strip District, 412-802-8577. "OLIO," an exhibition of 16 artists exhibiting painting, mixed media, sculpture and photography, ends tomorrow. Closed Sun.-Mon.

PHOTO ANTIQUITIES North Side, 412-231-7881. "Images on Glass," through Sept. "Native Americans" through Nov. 30. Admission, Closed Sun.

PITTSBURGH CENTER FOR THE ARTS Shadyside, "FIBERART International 2001." Showcasing 81 works by 77 established and emerging artists working in the forefront of contemporary fiber, through Oct. 27. "The Fact Show: conceptual art today," featuring the work of 13 conceptual artists dealing with artistic revelations from the public's desire for quick and easy information. Through Nov. 19.412-361-0873. Additional location at the Society For Contemporary Craft Strip District, 412-261-7003. Closed Sun.-Mon.

PITTSBURGH FILMMAKERS NEW GALLERY North Oakland, 412-681-5449. "Faces of Pittsburgh," a public art project of by Rob Long and Alexi Morrissey, through Oct. 10. Closed Sat.-Sun.

PITTSBURGH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY Hicks Memorial Chapel, East Liberty, 412-362-5610. "Indifference: Remembering the Armenian Genocide and the Holocaust," ends Sun. Open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri., by appt. with Dayna Bokenkamp, 412-362-5610 Ext. 2196.

REGINA GOUGER MILLER GALLERY CMU, 412-268-3618. "Vocabulary," by Dale McNutt, "Perspective," by Paul Warne, "Aether," by Delanie Jenkins, Shari Mendelson, Linn Meyers, Paul Stremple and Paul Villinski, through Oct. 14. Closed Mon.

SHADYSIDE HOSPITAL ART GALLERY Shadyside, 412-623-2121. "Watercolors by Yukiyo Poirier," Ends Sun. Daily.

SILVER EYE CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY South Side, 412-431-1810."Pittsburgh Collects Photographs," Works drawn from more than 30 private and institutional collections from the Pittsburgh region. Through Nov. 24. Sun.-Tues.

SOCIETY FOR CONTEMPORARY CRAFT 412-261-7003 One Mellon Bank Center Gallery: Located in Upper Lobby during construction. "Fiberart Regional 01," Featuring the work of 12 regional fiber artists, Through Oct. 6. Daily until 6 p.m.

SOUTHERN ALLEGHENIES MUSEUM OF ART Altoona, 814-946-4464. "Art in Common: Artists in our Midst," through Oct. 21. Closed Mon.

SOUTHERN ALLEGHENIES MUSEUM OF ART Johnstown, 814-269-7234. American Impressionism from the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, through Oct. 21. Closed Sat.-Sun.

SOUTHERN ALLEGHENIES MUSEUM OF ART Ligonier, 724-238-6015. "22nd Annual Pennsylvania Watercolor Society International Exhibition," through Oct. 21. Closed Mon.

SOUTHERN ALLEGHENIES MUSEUM OF ART Loretto, 814-472-3920. Peter Calaboyias "Visions of the Aegean," through Nov. 18. Closed Mon.

STUDIO Z GALLERY South Side, 412-381-6400. "Cow in the Cupboard," molten art: copper and glass sculpture by Charles Patterson, ends tomorrow. Closed Sun.-Mon.

SWEETWATER CENTER FOR THE ARTS Sewickley, 412-741-4405. "Seeing Things." Paper and small sculpture by Elizabeth Asche Douglas, ends today.. Closed Sat.-Sun.

THE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM Indiana University of Pa., 724-357-7930. "Women In Clay: The Potters of La Chamba, Colombia," featuring 35 years of ethnographic photography and ceramics. Through Dec. 15.; Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Thurs. 7-9 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1-4 p.m.

WATERCOLORS Downtown, 412-201-4003. "Dredging for Oysters by Tom Nestich" A watercolor exhibition of seaside scenery, through Oct. 13. Closed Sun.

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL GALLERY Bloomfield, 412-578-5313. Watercolors by Mary Bittner and stained and etched glass by Bill Ballard, ends Sun.

WESTMORELAND MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART Greensburg, 724-837-1500. "Sixth Annual Southwestern Pennsylvania Regional Art Exhibition," through Oct. 14. Also: "Kevin Kutz: Along the Lincoln Highway,: through Oct. 14. Closed Mon.-Tues.

WOOD STREET GALLERIES Downtown, 412-471-5605. "NAKED," The naked body in contemporary video, photography and performance, through Oct. 20. Closed Sun.-Mon.



SREYASHI DEY Odissi Indian dancer Sreyashi Dey performs as part of The ComMotion Series at the Dance Alloy. Dance Alloy's Neighborhood Dance Center in Friendship, Fri. 7 p.m. Admission free, but reservations suggested. 412-363-4321.


AMBROSE-ROMANOS SINGERS Liturgical Service, presenting the music of eastern and western Christian churches. Byzantine Catholic Church, 3605 Perrysville Ave., North Side. Sun. 4:15 p.m. 412-321-8199.

CHORAL COMPLINE Liturgical Service, Mark Pichowicz, organ. First Baptist Church, Oakland. Sun. 8:30 p.m. Free. 412-682-6886.

DONALD WILKINS Organ. Calvary Episcopal Church, Shadyside. Fri. 8 p.m. 412-661-0120.

DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Sidney Harth, music director presents works by Verdi, Wagner and Beethoven. Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland. Sun. 8 p.m. $5. 412-396-4632.

MUSIC IN A GREAT SPACE: Shadyside Presbyterian Church. Jason Kissel, organ. Sun. 4 p.m. $ 412-682-4300.

PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Heinz Hall. Conductor Mariss Jansons with Gil Shaham. The world premiere presentation of Rodion Shchedrin's Lolita Serenade rescheduled from the opening weekend. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m. Also: Sunday Afternoon in Vienna, Jansons conducting music of Schubert, Mozart and Strauss. Sun. 2:30 p.m. $ 18-$56. 412-392-4900.

RENAISSANCE CITY WINDS "Ivory," Ludwig Thuille's Sextet, guest artists Luz Manriquez and Adrian Rollett. Parlor concert in Edgeworth, Sat. 8 p.m. At Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Oakland, Sun. 3 p.m. $7-$22. 412-394-3353.

RICARDO COBO Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, North Side, Sat. 8 p.m. $15-$20. 412-394-3353.

SO PERCUSSION GROUP Bliss Recital Hall, Youngstown State University, Ohio. Fri. 8 p.m. Free. 330-742-3636.

MUSIC AT PITT Robert Sutherland Lord, professor emeritus, organ. Heinz Memorial Chapel, Oakland. Sun. 3 p.m. Free. 412-624-4125.


TOOL Mellon Arena. Fri. 7:30 p.m. Also: Fantomas. $35. 412-323-1919.

JACK JONES Orr Auditorium, Westminster College. Sat. 8 p.m. $30-$37. 724-946-7354.

DAVID ALLAN COE Pepsi Roadhouse, Burgettstown. Sat. 7 p.m. $25-$35. 412-323-1919.

OZOMATLI Rosebud. Fri. 7:30 p.m. $17. 412-323-1919.

THE FIVE BOROUGHS Society of Oldies Collectors. Bradley House, White Oak. Sun. 7 p.m. 412-751-3432.

RICARDO COBO Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, North Side. Sat. 8 p.m. $15-$20. 412-394-3353.

AMERICAN HI-FI M, Strip District. Sat. 7:30 p.m. $10 advance, $12 at door. 412-276-8300.

OSBORNE BROTHERS Capitol Music Hall, Wheeling, W.Va. Sat. 7 p.m. $12.95-$16.95. 800-624-5456.

BILLY MCLAUGHLIN Rosebud. Sat. 7:30 p.m. $8.50 advance, $10.50 at door. 412-323-1919.

GREGG BENDIAN'S INTERZONE Millvale Industrial Theatre. Sun. 8 p.m. $10. 412-422-8864.

NAN HOFFMAN First Unitarian Church, Shadyside. Sun. 1 p.m. $5. 412-621-8008.



ACAPULCO JOE'S Carrick, 412-886-9998 Sat.: Mr. Scary 10 p.m.

B.J.'S ROADHOUSE Verona, 412-795-2400. Fri.: Time Warp 9:30 p.m.

BLOOMFIELD BRIDGE TAVERN 4412 Liberty Ave., 412-682-8611. Fri. I Need This, Sat.: Foundry Avenue 9 p.m.

BLUE HAVEN LOUNGE Cheswick, 724-274-9963. Fri.: Skell 9:30 p.m.

CASA D'ICE North Versailles, 412-823-8989. Fri.: Set Point Six 10 p.m.

CITY LIMITS Altoona, 814-941-9000. Sat.: Skell 9:30 p.m.

CLIFF & JUDI'S Ligonier, 724-238-3578. Sat.: Dreamcatcher 9 p.m.

COYOTE CAFE Bloomfield, 412-682-0320. Fri.: Fuzzy Comets 9 p.m.

DOODLE RANCH INN Coraopolis, 412-262-4410. Sat.: Mark Cyler & The High Rollers 9:30 p.m.

EXCUSES South Side, 412-431-9847. Sat.:8th St. Rox 10 p.m.

GATEWAY CLIPPER Station Square Dock, 412-355-7980. Fri.: The Buzz Poets 9 p.m.

GOOSKI'S Polish Hill, 412-681-1658. Sat.: Motorpsychos, Ultimatics, Vacancies 10 p.m.

GUNNY'S New Kensington, 724-335-4045. Fri.: Bankstreet 9 p.m.

HARRINGTON'S McDonald, 724-796-5117. Sat.: Bankstreet 9 p.m.

HIDDEN VALLEY Somerset, 814-455-3500. Sat.: The Random Brothers 8 p.m.

HOORAH'S TAVERN West View, 412-931-3990. Sat.: Rhubarb 10 p.m.

JAY'S SPORTS BAR Canonsburg, 724-746-2250. Fri.: Tony Janflone & In Sync Sat.: 3 Car Garage 9 p.m.

JEFFREY'S LANDING Beaver, 724-728-7878. Sun.: Bankstreet 4 p.m.

JOEY'S THE EDGE Export, 724-327-3899. Fri.: Dreamcatcher 9:30 p.m.

MAGOO'S McCandless, 412-635-2300. Fri.: Smoking Section 9:30 p.m.

PHOENIX Shaler, 412-821-6606. Fri.: The Bridge 9:30 p.m.

MOONDOG'S Blawnox, 412-828-2040. Fri. Three Band Showcase 10 p.m.

MOUNTAINEER PARK CASINO Chester, W. Va. 304-387-2515 Fri., Sat.: Kardaz 8:30 p.m.

NEW GLOBE TAVERN Brownsville Road, 412-882-7096.Fri., Sat.: Screamin' Sam 9:30 p.m.

NICK'S FAT CITY South Side, 412-481-6881. Fri. Dharma Sons, Distractions, Sat.: Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers 10 p.m.

NORTH PARK DECK HOUSE Cranberry, 724-772-2233. Fri.: Live Wire 10 p.m.

OAKMONT TAVERN 412-828-4155. Sat.: Overland 10: 30 p.m.

PETER B'S Sarver, 724-353-2677. Sat.: Set Point Six 10 p.m.

ROSEBUD Strip District, 412-261-2232. Fri.: Ozomatli 7 p.m.; Yves Jean Band 10 p.m.

SCORE BOARD LOUNGE Valencia, 724-443-6522. Sat.: Daniels & McClain 9:30 p.m.

31ST STREET PUB Strip, 412-391-8334. Fri.: Delian League, Penance, Calumus, Slow Horse Sat.: Endless, No Retreat, Lazy American Workers 10 p.m.

VILLAGE INN Clinton, 724-899-2588. Fri.: Mark Cyler & The High Rollers 9:30 p.m.

Rhythm & Blues

ATRIA'S AT PNC PARK North Shore, 412-322-1850. Sat.: Mo's Black Magic Featuring Andrea Pearl 9 p.m.

BLUES CAFE South Side, 412-431-7080. Fri.: Michael Todd 5:30 p.m., Jill West & Blues Attack 10 p.m.; Sat.: Chizmo Charles & Jeff Bell 5:30 p.m., R.U.Blue 10 p.m.; Sun.: Tony Janflone & In Sync 5:45 p.m.

BOSTON WATERFRONT Boston, 412-384-8566. Fri.: Mystic Knights 9 p.m.

CAR HOPS Dormont, 412-561-5015. Sat.: Gary Beloma & The Blues Bombers 10 p.m.

G'S Murrysville, 724-339-7299. Sat.: Gypsy & The Crazymoon Blues Band 9:30 p.m.

J-CITY GRILL Jeannette, 724-527-5005. Fri.: Jim Hilton & The Ravons, Sat.: Mystic Knights 10 p.m.

LAGER HOUSE New Stanton, 724-825-8818. Fri.: Windowpane 9 p.m.

MCARDLE'S White Oak, 412-754-3721.Fri.:Matt Tichow 9 p.m. Sat.: Dave Iglar Trio 10 p.m.

OLDE TIME SALOON Oakmont, 412-828-2990. Fri.: Mo's Black Magic featuring Andrea Pearl 9:30 p.m.

ROLAND'S IRON LANDING 1904 Penn Ave., 412-261-3401. Fri.: Gary Beloma & The Blues Bombers 10 p.m.; Sat.: Unwound 9:30 p.m.; Sun.: Wendy & Randy 7:30 p.m.

SKELLEY'S PLACE Shaler, 412-821-5330. Fri.: The Pawnbrokers 9:30 p.m.

STEP II Monongahela, 724-258-4903. Fri.: Dave Iglar Trio 9:30 p.m.

WAREHOUSE CAFE Bethel Park, 412-831-8002. Sat.: Fairgame 10 p.m.


ANGELS NIGHTCLUB South Side, 412-488-2700. Fri.: Shaun Bell and Infamous 9 p.m.

THE BARN Mt. Pleasant, 724-547-4500. Sun.: Harold Betters Quartet 6 p.m.

D'IMPERIO'S Wilkins, 412-823-4800. Sat.: Charlie Sanders, Gene Ludwig & Keith Morhouse 8 p.m.

FOSTER'S Holiday Inn, Oakland, 412-682-6200. Sun.: Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents Maureen Budway Quartet 7 p.m.

JAMES STREET RESTAURANT North Side, 412-323-2222. Sat.: Harold Betters Quartet 8 p.m.

LUCCA Oakland, 412-682-3310. Fri.: Bobby Cardillo and Jessie Wills, Sat.: Harry Cardillo and Charlie Sanders 7 p.m.; Sun.: Bobby Cardillo 5 p.m.

MAX PLANKS RESTAURANT Wexford, 724-935-7550. Fri.: Born Lucky; Sat.: Shari Richards 8:30 p.m.

PAPARAZZI RISTORANTE South Side, 412-488-0800. Sat.: Johnny Smoothe Quartet; Sun.: Steppin' Out 9:30 p.m.

SEGNERI'S PASTA GRILL Galleria, South Hills, 412-561-PASTA. Fri.: Ken Karsh, Ron Fudoli, Billy Kuhn, Sat.: Bobby Negri Featuring Sandy Staley 8 p.m.

SWEENEY'S CAFE & PUB Rostraver, 724-929-8383. Sun.: Twilight Jazz Series on the Patio 7 p.m.


WHISKEY DICK'S SALOON Strip, 412-471-9555. Fri.: Bubbles 10 p.m.

COYOTE CAFE Bloomfield, 412-682-0320. Sat.: Fyah Wyah w/Internal Flame Girls 9 p.m.


MOONDOG'S Blawnox, 412-828-2040. Sat.: Laurie Shea & Paradise Ranch CD Release Party 10 p.m.

NOONERS Bloomfield, 412-621-4900. Fri.: Boone & Gamble 9:30 p.m.

RUTH & HERB'S Ross, 412-366-8770. Sat.: Gas House 9:30 p.m.


BALTIMORE HOUSE Pleasant Hills, 412-653-3800. Sat.: One Hit Wonder 9 p.m.

ETNA PLAYGROUND Pine and Maplewood St, 412-781-0569. The Soft Winds 8 p.m.

JIMMY G'S Sharpsburg, 412-781-4884. Sat.: The Rat Pack Impersonators with Copa Dancers 8 p.m.

NICOLE'S LIVING ROOM Bethel Park, 412-835-9772. Fri.: Chuck Corby & Quiet Storm 9:30 p.m.

PALACE INN Monroeville, 412-372-1550. Sat.: Traxx 9:30 p.m.

PETER'S PLACE Bridgeville, 412-221-5000. Fri., Sat.: Night Star 9 p.m.

RAMADA INN Penn Hills, 412-244-1600. Sat.: Phil & Roxy 9 p.m.

SWEENEY'S CAFE & PUB Rostraver, 724-929-8383. Sat.: Airborne Band 9 p.m.


GAMEROOM Munhall, 412-462-4263. Sat.: Matt Tichow 10 p.m.

JEKYL & HYDE South Side, 412-488-0777. Fri.: Gary Prisby 7 p.m.

MAGOO'S McCandless, 412-635-2300. Sat.: Ron Herbert 9:30 p.m. Sun.: John McDonald & The Mango Men 7:30 p.m.

PIPER'S PUB South Side, 412-381-3977. Fri. J.D. Strum, Sat.: Jim Lamb 9:30 p.m.


JOHNNY'S RESTAURANT Wilmerding, 412-824-6642. Sat.: The Front Page 9 p.m.

VFW South Side, 412-431-9252. Fri.: Monarchs 9:30 p.m.

WESTIN CONVENTION CENTER PITTSBURGH Downtown, 412-281-3700. Sun.: Dixie Trio with Ernie Matteo 11 a.m.


SIP CAFE Shadyside, 412-661-MSKW. Fri.: N.A.T.O. with DJs MSKW1, Dan Strange, Jay Wells 9:30 p.m.


SHEPHERD'S INN CAFE Avalon 412-734-9123. Sat.: 7:30 p.m.

WILLOWAY BAPTIST CHURCH Braddock, 412-351-2558. Sun.: Gospel Musical featuring Valetta O'Kelly and Donna Allen 5 p.m.


HOORAH'S TAVERN West View, 412-931-3990. Fri.: Dancing Queen 10 p.m.

3-B'S Zelienople, 724-452-9959. Sat.: Dancing Queen 10 p.m.

PETER B'S Sarver, 724-353-2677. Fri.: Sex Disco Party 10 p.m.

FALCON'S NEST 724-339-2630. Sat.: Sex Disco Party 10 p.m.


ARGENTINE TANGO Wilkins Community Center, Regent Square, 724-942-3947 or 412-269-1959. Sun. 6:30 p.m.

BALLROOM Elks, Buttermilk Hollow Rd., 412-461-3322. Fri.: Music by The Cavaliers 8:30 p.m. Sat.: 3rd Anniversary Celebration: Carolina Shag and Hustle Workshops,1 p.m.-midnight.

BALLROOM Dance America, Bellevue, 412-766-8680. Sat. 8 p.m.

BALLROOM Wightman School Community Center, Squirrel Hill, 412-341-0292. Sun. 8 p.m.

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

COUNTRY WESTERN Palisades at McKees Point, McKeesport, 412-678-6979. Fri. 7 p.m.

COUNTRY WESTERN Wightman School Community Building, Squirrel Hill, 412-341-0292. Fri. 8 p.m.

LATIN Cozumel, Shadyside, 412-621-5100. Fri. Marlon Silva DJ, Sat.: Music by Orquestra Tropical 10:30 p.m.

OLDIES West View Danceland Reunion at West View VFW Post No. 2754. Sat. DJ Gary Larkin 7:30 p.m.

OLDIES Lamplighter, Delmont, 724-468-4545. Fri.: Music By Georgeo's Oldies Cafe 8:30 p.m.

SINGLES Holiday Inn, Green Tree, 412-572-5259. Fri.: Sophisticated Singles dance 8:30 p.m.

SWING Day's Inn, Banksville Road, 412-561-7777. Sat.: Sponsored by The Steel City Boogie Club 9 p.m. (lesson 8 p.m.)

SWING Blarney Stone, Etna, 412-781-1666. Fri. 9 p.m.

SWING Wightman School Community Building, Squirrel Hill, 412-341-0292. Sat. 9 p.m. Sun.; Workshop Day, taught by Joel Plys and Valerie Salstrom of Get Hip Swing in Cleveland, Ohio. Begins at 10 a.m. Partners and pre-registration not necessary.


BECKER'S SHADYSIDE INN Uniontown, 724-438-0931. Fri.: Mickey Sharp 6 p.m.

LOUIS TAMBELLINI Route 51 South, 412-481-1118. Fri., Sat.: Tommy Earl 6:30 p.m.

MORE Oakland, 412-621-2700. Fri. Ruth Donalson, Sat.: Judy Marlowe 9 p.m.

TOP OF THE TRIANGLE Downtown, 412-471-4100. Sat.: John T. Radko 6 p.m. Restaurant closes permanently on Saturday night.


FUNNY BONE Station Square, 412-281-3130. Fri. Paul Bond, Marty Pollio, Melanie Maloy 8 and 10 p.m.; Sat. Paul Bond, Marty Pollio, Melanie Maloy 7:15, 9:30 and 11:30 p.m.

MAX & ERMA'S Robinson, 412-787-7000. Sun.: Jason Christopher 5 p.m.


CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY Oakland. Special events: Smithsonian O. Orkin Insect Safari is a 53-foot mobile unit that lets kids explore the world of bugs, Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. New exhibit: "Fall Colors Across North America" features more than 40 nature photos by Anthony Cook, Sept. 29-Jan. 6. Current exhibits: "Earth Theater" presents "Force Five," forces of nature, Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sun. 2 and 3 p.m.; Unearth dinosaur and mammal fossil casts using paleontologists' tools at "Bonehunters Quarry," permanent; "What's New on Earth" is a video wall that provides a glimpse of weekly headlines from across the world; "Earth Revealed" shows the planet as if viewed from a space shuttle; "Silver Mines of Laurium, Greece" in Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems; Sound and Light Show in Dinosaur Hall at top of every hour. Tours: Carnegie's Dinosaurs, Sat. 12:15 p.m., Sun. 2:15 p.m.; Museum hours: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m. Admission: $6; $5 seniors; $4 kids, students. 412-622-3131.

CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER North Side. Special exhibits: "Zap! Surgery Beyond the Cutting Edge" shows what it's like to perform surgery, through Jan. 2, 2002. Omnimax: "Island of the Sharks" captures the natural wonders of Cocos Island, through Feb. 1, 2002; "All Access: Front Row. Backstage. LIVE!" goes behind the scenes with Santana, Dave Matthews Band, Al Green, Moby, Macy Gray, Kid Rock and more. Laser shows: Fri.: Laser Pop Rox with Backstreet Boys, Britney and more (9 p.m.); Laser Grateful Dead (10 p.m.), Laser Led Zeppelin (11 p.m.); Laser Pink Floyd (midnight). $8; $4 additional shows. Exhibits: Miniature Railroad & Village with Yinzburgh exhibit of Pittsburgh photos from late 1800s to 1930s; "Seascape" is a live Pacific coral reef with more than 400 species of plants and animals; "Exploration Station" features 115 hands-on activities for kids of all ages, permanent; "The Incredible Tower of Sound" demonstrates sound in motion; "UPMC SportsWorks" is a chance to discover the science in sports through such activities as virtual hang gliding and rock climbing; submarine tours. Planetarium: "The Sky Above Mister Rogers" features puppet characters from "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" introducing and exploring the wonders of the sky. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; Sat. till 9 p.m. General admission: $14; $10 kids, seniors. 412-237-3400.

GATEWAY CLIPPER FLEET Station Square dock. River cruises, Captain's dinner dance cruises, live entertainment, day trips. 412-355-7980.

HEINZ REGIONAL HISTORY CENTER 1212 Smallman St., Strip District. Current exhibits: "Isaly's Dairy: Klondikes, Chipped Ham and Skyscraper Cones"; "The Gift of Sympathy: The Art of Maxo Vanka," through Jan. 20. Permanent exhibit: "Points in Time: Building a Life in Western Pennsylvania, 1750-Today." Admission: $6; $4.50 students/seniors; $3 for ages 6-18. Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 412-454-6000.

NATIONAL AVIARY West Park, North Side. More than 600 exotic and endangered birds in natural and interactive habitats, including biodome rainforest exhibit. Daily events: Interactive Bird Training Show, 2 p.m.; Birds Don't Eat Just Worms demonstration, 11:30 a.m.; Tropical Rain Storm in wetlands, 12:30 p.m.; Feeding Time, 1:30 p.m.; Feeding Time in Tropical Rainforest, 2:30 p.m.; Hands-on Parts Cart, 4:30 p.m. Admission: $5; $4 seniors; $3.50 kids 2-12. Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 412-323-7235.

PHIPPS CONSERVATORY & BOTANICAL GARDENS Schenley Park, Oakland. Features tropical plants, palms, orchids, ferns and desert plants, Discovery Garden. Current exhibits: Power of Plants features bamboo, cotton, corn and coffee, through Oct. 7; Butterfly Forest runs through Oct. 12. Hours: Tues.-Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $6; $5 seniors; $4 students; $3 kids 2-12. 412-622-6914.

PITTSBURGH CHILDREN'S MUSEUM Allegheny Center. Museum features Kids' Climber, Workshop, a baby play area, multimedia studio. Also, Riverscape, a 1920s Pittsburgh marketplace. New exhibits: Living Lego City, a model built out of Lego bricks; "Body Odyssey" takes kids on trip through human body and lets them "zap" invaders and learn about scientific processes (through Nov. 25). Special events: Musical games with Professor Migooch, Fri. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Hoe Down with Stuffee, Fri. noon; Pajama Party and snacks at Fabulous Fridays, 5:30-7 p.m.; Dancers from Dance Alloy, Sat. 1 p.m. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m. Admission: $5; $4.50 kids 2-18; under 2 free. 412-322-5058.

PITTSBURGH ZOO & AQUARIUM Highland Park. Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (gates close at 4 p.m.) Admission: $8; $7 for seniors; $5 kids 2-13; under 2 free. 412-665-3639.



BEAVER AREA HISTORICAL MUSEUM No. 1 River Road Ext., 724-775-7174. Open Wed., Sat., Sun.

BEECHWOOD FARMS NATURE RESERVE Fox Chapel, 412-963-6100. The Audubon Society's nature preserve. Five miles of trails through fields, forest, streams, pond and thickets, guided walks, natural history workshops, open daily.

BUSHY RUN BATTLEFIELD Site of British military encounter in 1763 features tours of historic hiking trails, special events and educational programs. Harrison City. Wed.-Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 724-527-5584.

BUTLER COUNTY HERITAGE CENTER 119 W. New Castle St., Butler, 724-283-8116. Featuring the exhibit "Music Has a History in Butler County," opening Saturday.

CALVARY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Allegheny and Beech avenues, North Side 412-323-1070. Group tours of the 106-year-old church and its three magnificent 30-foot high Tiffany windows given by appointment.

CAPTAIN THOMAS ESPY POST Andrew Carnegie Free Library, Carnegie, 412-276-3456. Meeting room for veterans of Civil War features relics, records. Tours Wednesdays 6 to 8 p.m.

COOPER CABIN Route 356 South, Butler, 283-8116. An original 1810 homestead furnished with family heirlooms and period pieces. Tours Sun. 1-4 p.m.

EMMANUEL EPISCOPAL CHURCH 957 W. North Ave., North Side. 412-231-0454. National Historic Landmark. Group tours of the 116-year-old church designed by Henry Hobson Richardson given by appointment.

FALLINGWATER Ohiopyle, 724-329-8501. House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Tours daily except Mon. Reservations.

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

FRICK ART & HISTORICAL CENTER Point Breeze, 412-371-0600. Garden tours of the 5.5-acre site Tuesdays and the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at 10 a.m. $3; reservations. Clayton, the restored home of Henry Clay Frick, offers tours daily except Mon. (371-0606). The Car & Carriage Museum features rare, antique autos and horse-drawn carriages, self-guided tours with video, "Pittsburgh and the Automobile." Closed Mon.

GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE MUSEUM Wilmerding, 412-823-0500. Family artifacts, product exhibits, replica of time capsule. Closed Sun.

HARMONY MUSEUM Butler County, 724-452-7341. First home of Harmony Society features site of George Washington nearby shooting escape in 1753, region's oldest barn, antique and craft shop, and more. Open daily 1-4 p.m., except Mondays.

HARTWOOD Allison Park, 412-767-9200. Guided tours of the elegant Tudor mansion, Wed.-Sat. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Sun. noon-4 p.m.

JIMMY STEWART MUSEUM Indiana, 724-349-6112. Family portraits, film awards, costumes, photos, posters and film clips. Open daily.

LAUREL HIGHLANDS RAILROAD Route 819, Scottdale, 724-887-4568 or 888-STEAMIN. Sat.-Sun.: Scenic three-hour train trips with varying destinations and times. Group bookings available.

MCCONNELL'S MILL STATE PARK Portersville. 724-368-9320. Historic Grist Mill Tours, Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Corn grinding demonstrations, Sat.-Sun. 1, 3 and 5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.: Fall Heritage Festival.

MEADOWCROFT MUSEUM OF RURAL LIFE Avella, Washington County, 724-587-3412. 200-acre outdoor museum complex reflecting life in 19th century. Wed-Sat. noon-5 p.m.; Sun 1-5 p.m.

NATIONALITY ROOMS University of Pittsburgh, 412-624-6000. 26 rooms reflect the ethnic heritage of Pittsburgh's immigrants. Tours daily.

NEVILLE HOUSE Route 50, Collier, 412-279-3385. 18th-century historic landmark, tours Thurs. and Sun. 1-4 p.m.

OLD ECONOMY VILLAGE Ambridge, 724-266-4500. Early 19th-century home of the Harmony Society; gardens and 16 buildings furnished with original artifacts. Tours available. Closed Mon.

OLD ST. LUKE'S Old Washington Pike, Scott. 412-851-9212. Pioneer church. 1823 pipe organ. French & Indian War graves. Sun. 1:30-4 p.m.

OLIVER MILLER HOMESTEAD South Park, 412-835-1554. National Historic Landmark and Whiskey Rebellion site. Open Sun. 1-4 p.m.

PASSAVANT HOUSE Zelienople, 724-452-9457. National Register historic house from 1808. Tours Wed. and Sat. 1-3 p.m. through Oct. Tours also include Buhl House, Zelienople's oldest remaining building.

PENNSYLVANIA TROLLEY MUSEUM Washington, Pa., 877-PA-TROLLEY. Scenic 3-mile rides on trolleys, exhibits, museum store. Weekends and holidays.

PITTSBURGH CIVIC GARDEN CENTER Mellon Park, 412-441-4442. Classes, lectures and programs focusing on horticulture, gardening, floral design.

RACHEL CARSON HOMESTEAD Springdale, 724-274-5459. Childhood home of ecologist/author. Open weekends.

RODEF SHALOM BIBLICAL BOTANICAL GARDEN 4905 Fifth Ave., Oakland. 412-621-6566. Open Sun.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sat. noon-1 p.m. Free.

SOLDIERS AND SAILORS MEMORIAL HALL AND MUSEUM Oakland, 412-621-4253. Current exhibit: "Marines at Bellau Wood WWI" photos and artifacts, through Sept. 22; Permanent exhibit: "Western Pennsylvania at War" timeline. $4; $3 seniors/students. Tues.-Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


HOMEWOOD CEMETERY Presented by the Homewood Cemetery Historical Fund, one tour focuses on prominent Pittsburgh families and another, "Angels and Obelisks," on symbolism in memorial art. Tours are held on alternating Saturdays through Nov. 3. $5. Reservations: 412-421-1822.

JUST DUCKY Station Square, 412-928-2489. One-hour city tours aboard The Duck, restored World War II vehicle that travels on land and water. 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

MONUMENTS, MILLIONAIRES AND MEMORIES Walking tours through Homewood Cemetery, from "Millionaire's Row" to the less affluent, sponsored by the Frick Art and Historical Center. Wed. 10 a.m.; Sun. 1:30 p.m.; first and third Sat. 10 a.m., reservations: 412-371-0600.


RICHARD S. CALIGUIRI CITY OF PITTSBURGH GREAT RACE 5K run/walk begins at 8:30 a.m. Sun., Atwood Street and Fifth Avenue, Oakland. 10K run begins at 9:30 a.m. near Frick Park Environmental Center on Beechwood Boulevard, Squirrel Hill. Entry cost is $22. Late registration is available at the Sports, Health and Fitness Expo at the A.J. Palumbo Center, 1304 Forbes Ave., Uptown, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. No race day registration.


AIRPORT ICE ARENA Moon, 412-264-2222. Public skating daily and B-Cubed, an extreme indoor skate park.

FUNFEST ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Freeport Road, Harmarville. Laser storm, cosmic bowling, game center. Open daily. 412-828-1100.

GOLDEN TRIANGLE BIKE RENTALS Eliza Furnace Trailhead, First Avenue and Ross Street. Bike rentals $6 per hour. Adult and youth bikes, screened trailer available for toddlers. Guided group ride 6:30 p.m. Wed., Eliza Furnace and Panther Hollow; 1 p.m. Sun., Eliza Furnace to Washington's Landing. 412-655-0835.

ICE CASTLE Skating facility offers public skating sessions Fri. and Sat. 7-10 p.m. 990 Castle Shannon Blvd., Castle Shannon. 412-561-9090.

ISLAND SPORT CENTER Neville Island, 412-262-3335. Public skating, deck and inline hockey.


HOLIDAY BAZAAR Crafts, baked goods, presented by Penn State Cooperative Extension. Fayette County Fairgrounds. Sat. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $1.

MILITARIA ANTIQUES XTRAVAGANZA Edged weapons, uniforms, swords, war memorabilia, books, relic-approved guns only. Pittsburgh Expo Mart, Monroeville. Fri.-Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 412-856-1133.

STAMP SHOW 10 dealers; cancellation and cachet cover commemorating 60th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Presented by Westmoreland County Philatelic Society. Circleville Fire Hall, North Huntingdon. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $1.


MYSTERY LOVERS BOOKSHOP Oakmont, 412-828-4877. Sat.: Author Marcia Talley kicks off Fall Coffee & Crime, 10 a.m. $7.


OPEN MIND BOOKSTORE. Sewickley, 412-741-1888. Sat.: Partner Yoga with Pam Walker, 1-4 p.m. $30/$50 couple.


HARVEST OF WISHES DANCE Benefit for Make-A-Wish Foundation with music by Leon Daniels and the El Venos. Jimmy G's, Sharpsburg. Fri. 6:30 p.m. $40. 412-487-4007.

LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR CHRISTMAS SALE Crafts, baked goods. 1028 Benton Ave. Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 412-761-5373.

SALSA DANCE PARTY To benefit El Salvador Earthquake victims. Dance instruction and music by Sabor Latino. Palace Inn, Monroeville. Fri. 8:30 p.m.-2 a.m. $15. 412-881-9237.

SINGLES CHARITY DANCE Catholic Alumni Club of Pittsburgh benefit for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Green Tree Radisson Hotel. Fri. 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. $15. 412-421-8381.


CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY For "The Nutcracker," Sun. from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on campus. Need ages 6 through adult. Please call 724-938-4220 for directions and age specific audition times.

CARNEGIE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER For "The Nutcracker," tomorrow at 1 p.m. Andrew Carnegie Free Library, 300 Beechwood Ave., 412-279-8887.

CITY THEATRE Seeks non-Equity actors to perform in its Young Playwrights Festival Plays. Audition tomorrow at City Theatre, Bingham St. South Side. Bring prepared 2- to 3-minute contemporary monologue. Call 412-431-4400 Ext. 468 to schedule time.

BUTLER COUNTY SYMPHONY For all string positions. Interested musicians should prepare a 3- to 4-minute solo including slow and fast passages. Please call 724-283-1402 for times and dates.

KIDS' THEATRE WORKS YOUNG ACTORS STUDIO For "A Christmas Carol," tomorrow and Oct. 6 from noon-2 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, Washington, Pa. Need children and teen-agers only. Call 724-229-8486 for appointment.

MARYLLOYD CLAYTOR DANCE COMPANY For dancers to perform original modern and classical dance. Also, pianists with background repertoire strong in Schubert and Brahms. Tomorrow, 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the YWCA, Downtown, 301 Wood St. Call 412-885-3723 for information.

OLDE BANK THEATRE For "Spooky Halloween Coffeehouse 2001," and "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown," at the theatre, 46 Chestnut St., Natrona. Oct. 6 1-3 p.m. Call 724-334-7863.

PITTSBURGH CIVIC ORCHESTRA For the Annual Student Concerto Competition. Open to pianists and instrumentalists up through their senior year in high school and vocalists through age 21. Nov. 17 at Trombino Piano Gallerie, Penn Ave., Downtown. Call 412-278-2326 for application.

PRIME STAGE THEATRE For "The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe," 3-6 p.m. Oct. 6, and 6-9 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Hazlett Theatre, North Side. 412-771-7373 or www.primestage.com.

RIVER CITY YOUTH CHORALE For girls ages 8-18. Now through Oct. 31. Call 412-635-8871 to schedule an appointment.


ASSOCIATED ARTISTS OF BUTLER COUNTY For artists to exhibit work in 2002 and 2003; send 10 slides, cover letter and SASE to Janet Hall, Box 245, 344 S. Main St., Butler, PA 16003-0245; 724-283-6922.

BETHLEHEM HAVEN "It's About Time," clock-art auction benefit. Seeking artisans of every medium to create one-of-a-kind timepieces. Free clocks available at IKEA, Robinson Town Centre. Deadline for entries and bios is Oct. 10. Call 412-344-5603 for information.

CRAFTSMEN'S GUILD OF PITTSBURGH New member screening open to all artists 18 years and older living within a 100-mile radius of Pittsburgh are eligible for guild membership. Applicants must show six pieces of work executed within the last two years. Brief descriptions optional. Art mediums welcome: clay, fiber, enamels, glass, leather, metals, stone textiles and wood. Screening will be done by five guild members on Oct. 14 at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Fifth and Shady avenues. Please call 412-361-0873 for explanation of dues and benefits.

KUNTU REPERTORY THEATRE For assistant stage managers, crew, house managers and costume designers. Call 412-624-7298 or www.kuntu.org,

PICTURE.COM For the International Open Amateur Photography Contest. Open to everyone and free to compete. Deadline is Dec. 31. Visit www.photo.com for categories and submission requirements.

PITTSBURGH CENTER FOR THE ARTS For original artwork to celebrate the 2002 Pittsburgh Biennial Show. Work must be new and artists must live and work within a 100-mile radius of the city. Deadline is Oct. 1. Call 412-361-0873 for more information.

PITTSBURGH WATERCOLOR SOCIETY New member screening will take place on Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. in Simmons Hall at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Must submit three framed watercolors. Pre-registration is necessary. Request application by sending a SASE to: Nancy Bush, 213 Timberyoke Road, Moon, PA 15108.

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