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Carnegie Science Center to host Jill West and Gregg Krupa

Local Blues duo to perform August 23, 2014 in “BLUE!” exhibit gallery
Local Blues duo to perform August 23, 2014 in “BLUE!” exhibit gallery
Carnegie Science Center

Local Blues duo to perform August 23, 2014 in “BLUE!” exhibit gallery

As part of the “BLUE!” performance series, Jill West and Gregg Krupa (members of the Pittsburgh-based blues band Jill West & Blues Attack) will be bringing their blues tinged music to the “BLUE!” exhibit gallery for a 1:00 p.m. show.

“BLUE!” performances are sponsored by Dollar Bank and are free with paid general admission to the Science Center and are held every Saturday in August.

“BLUE!” runs through Jan. 1, 2015, and is included with general admission. The immersive, hands-on exhibit features molded foam blocks of all shapes and sizes, from small enough to use on a tabletop to huge enough to climb on – and all blue. Visit CarnegieScienceCenter.org for more details.

About Jill West & Blues Attack

Jill West & Blues Attack’s musical style has been said to be similar to that of B.B. King, the Vaughan Brothers, and Muddy Waters. The group has performed across the tri-state area and has opened for many national acts. Lead vocalist Jill West has a dynamic sound range that engages audiences. Gregg Krupa serves as lead guitarist and vocalist. He has been compared to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Clapton, but he really shines when playing original pieces for listeners.

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.