Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Album releases in coming weeks include:
v Brandi Carlile: “By the Way, I Forgive You,” Friday
v Migos: “Culture II,” Feb. 23
v Judas Priest: “Firepower,” March 9
v Decemberists: “I’ll be Your Girl,” March 16
v Jack White: “Boarding House Reach,” March 23
Winter Olympics (8 p.m., NBC): Three and a half hours of people going fast on ice and snow.
“Lights, Camera Romance!” (10 p.m., ABC): Just in time for Valentine’s Day, “20/20” features the stars of the most influential romantic movies in this special episode that takes viewers behind the scenes of the most memorable moments from some movie classics. The special will feature interviews with actress Katherine Heigl, from “27 Dresses”; Nia Vardalos and Andrea Martin from “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”; and Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan from the “Fifty Shades” films.
TV listings, C3
Jo Dee Messina at Allegheny College
Country music star Jo Dee Messina will perform two concerts — 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. — at the Allegheny College Auditorium on March 18.
Tickets for each show is $25 and can be ordered by calling 814-337-5650. The show is a fund-raiser for the Fraternal Order of Police.
Carol Burnett at Connor Palace
Comedy legend Carol Burnett will make a rare appearance at Playhouse Square’s Connor Palace on May 9 at 7 p.m. in a show titled “An Evening of Laughter and Reflection Where The Audience Asks The Questions.”
Tickets are $178, $128, $88, $78 and $58 and go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday at playhousesquare.org and by phone at 216-241-6000.
Oscar-nominated shorts screenings
The Rangos Giant Cinema at Carnegie Science Center will show the 2018 Oscar-nominated short films from the animated and live action categories between Friday and Feb. 22.
The animated shorts will be shown at 4 p.m. daily and also 7 p.m. on Feb. 19 and 21.
The live action short films will be shown at 7 p.m. Feb. 16-18, 20 and 22.
All 4 p.m. shows are $8; 7 p.m. shows are $10. Go to t CarnegieScienceCenter.org.
Packard seminar on motor expert
The National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave., will present a seminar titled “Col. Jesse G. Vincent: Packard’s Master Motor Builder” at noon Saturday. It is free with a regular admission purchase. Vincent was a self-taught engineer and automotive genius who was awarded 162 patents during his 40-year career with Packard Motor Car Company.
He designed the first V-12 automobile engine in 1915 and is probably best known as the designer of the Liberty aircraft engine in World War I and Packard’s version of the Rolls-Royce Merlin aircraft engine and PT boat marine engine in World War II.
For information, go to packardmuseum.org or call 330-394-1899.