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Carnegie Science Center’s ‘Performance Series’ continues with “Border Ride”

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Western Pennsylvania bluegrass band will perform July 26, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

The Carnegie Science Center will host bluegrass band “Border Ride” on July 26, 2014 in the BLUe! Exhibit Gallery. The group hails from the western Pennsylvanian and Eastern Ohio border area and specializes in bluegrass and progressive non-traditional “newgrass” that combines vocal harmonies, musical proficiency and original works to create a new sound. The group is made up of five members: Cathy Pearson (fiddle), Scott Pearson (mandolin and fiddle), Jimmy Metz (banjo, dobro and vocals), Darla Evans (bass and vocals), and Nelson Boosel (guitar and vocals).

The concert is free with general admission to the Center. BLUE! Performances are sponsored by Dollar Bank and are scheduled for each Saturday in July and August. The BLUE! Exhibit will run through January 1, 2015 and consists of a hands on display that features molded blocks of blue foam in all shapes and sizes from small enough for a tabletop project to large enough to climb on.

Carnegie Science Center will close at 4:00 p.m. on July 26, 2014 for the Jason Aldean concert on the North Shore.

About Carnegie Science Center

Carnegie Science Center is dedicated to inspiring learning and curiosity by connecting science and technology with everyday life. By making science both relevant and fun, the Science Center’s goal is to increase science literacy in the region and motivate young people to seek careers in science and technology. One of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, the Science Center is Pittsburgh’s premier science exploration destination, reaching more than 700,000 people annually through its hands-on exhibits, camps, classes, and off-site education programs.

About Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1895, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is a collection of four distinctive museums dedicated to exploration through art and science: Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum. Annually, the museums reach more than 1.2 million people through exhibitions, educational programs, outreach activities, and special events.

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