Pens Open Preseason Play; Asia in Warrendale (CPs Mon., 9/22/14)

1) The Pens preseason opens tonight with a game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Consol Energy Center. It marks the first game appearance by new head coach Mike Johnston. 7 p.m. 1001 Fifth Ave., Uptown.

2) Asia—a progressive rock super group whose had some lineup changes and stops and starts since its creation in the early 80’s—plays a Pittsburgh concert tonight. Current lineup, drawn from top-notch bands, includes original members John Wetton (King Crimson, Roxy Music, Uriah Heep), Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake, and Palmer), Geoff Downes (Yes, The Buggles), and guitarist Sam Coulson, who joined Asia in 2013 after Steve Howe left to pursue other projects. Their sound is a hard progressive rock with catchy melodies and vocals. Asia had a string of hits in the 80’s, including “Sole Survivor” and “Heat of the Moment.” They are touring in support of their new album, Gravitas, which includes the song Valkyrie. 8 p.m. Jergel’s, 285 Northgate Dr., Warrendale.

3) The Carnegie Museum of Art is exhibiting Teenie Harris Photographs: Baseball in Pittsburgh from its Teenie Harris archives. This exhibit, in the Scaife Lobby, features photo highlights of Negro League, Major League, Little League  and sandlot baseball in Pittsburgh. Harris knew the subject well, as he was a founder and shortstop for the Crawfords, Pittsburgh Negro League team. Also on exhibit is a never before seen digitized collection of 16mm film shot by Harris of Negro League games at Greenlee Field and Forbes Field. The exhibit is guest curated by Sean Gibson, executive director of the Josh Gibson Foundation, aided by archivist Kerin Shellenbarger. Also shown are Harris photos of Pittsburgh greats Roberto Clemente, Willie Stargell, and Josh Gibson and the  Brooklyn Dodger’s Jackie Robinson. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Exhibition continues through Oct. 12. 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland.