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Science Center to pair ‘BLUE!’ exhibit with blues and bluegrass

Visitors can enjoy weekly musical performances in the exhibit gallery
Visitors can enjoy weekly musical performances in the exhibit gallery
Science Center

Visitors can enjoy weekly musical performances in the exhibit gallery

BLUE!” is the new exhibit at the Carnegie Science Center that consists of blue blocks of all sizes that invite you to connect with your inner engineer. Now, to make it even more fun, the Carnegie Science Center will have blues and bluegrass performances through the summer months.

The performances are part of the Science Center’s “Big Blue Summer” theme with the weekly performances running on Saturdays, July 5 through August 30, 2014. The music begins at 1:00 p.m. in the BLUE! Gallery and are free with paid general admission. The performances are sponsored by Dollar Bank.

The series begins on July 5th with local blues artist Shari Richards (one of Pittsburgh’s most diverse and popular performers). Shari has toured across the United States and Europe and has performed at jazz, blues, rock, R&B and singer-songwriter events all through the tri-state area.

What follows is the entire summer line-up of performers

July 5
Shari Richards and guest (Blues)

July 12
Jimmy Adler Band (Blues)

July 19
Wil E. Tri on harmonica
With Ernie Hawkins on guitar (Blues)

July 26
Border Ride (Bluegrass)

August 2
The Allegheny Drifters (Bluegrass)

August 9
Marc Reisman (Blues)

August 16
Joe Grushecky
Plus a special guest on harmonica (Blues)

August 23
Jill West
With Gregg Krupa of the Blues Attack (Blues)

August 30
Miss Freddye (Blues)

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.