Arts & Culture Calendar

Thursday 29

Anniversary celebration

Three Rivers Youth presents their 130th anniversary celebration from 6-9 p.m. at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, One Schenley Park Dr., Oakland. The theme is “An Evening In Paris—The City of Limits.” There will be a reception, celebrity guests, Hall of Fame honors and more. There will also be a Pittsburgh to Paris Jazz Tribute. This is a black tie affair. For more information, call 412-394-3353 or visit

Friday 30

High school musicals

Students of The Pittsburgh Public School District present High School Musical productions at various high schools in the district. Pittsburgh Allderdice students will perform “Guys and Dolls” and Pittsburgh Langley students will perform “Cinderella.” Performances run through May 1 and tickets are $5 for students. For more information, visit

Saturday 1

Blue magic

New Horizon Theater Inc. presents Blue Magic at 7:30 p.m. at the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. Guests are invited to listen to classic soul of the 1970’s and more. For more information, call 412-431-0773 or e-mail

Carmina Burana Africana

The Bach Choir of Pittsburgh presents Carmina Burana Africana at 8 p.m. at the New Hazlett Theater, Allegheny Square East, North Side. This is an innovative interpretation of Carl Orff’s masterpiece. The show will feature collaborations by the August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble and the West Virginia University African Music and Dance Ensemble. There will be a performance also on May 2 at 4 p.m. For more information, call 412-394-333 or visit

Sunday 2

Sunday night jazz

The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents The Sunday Night Jazz Concerts from 6-10 p.m. at the Rivers Casino, 777 Casino Dr., North Shore. The featured entertainer will be the Moutin Reunion Quartet along with DUQ’s Tony Mowod as the host. For more information, call 412-343-9555 or visit

Monday 3

Jam session

AVA Lounge presents a Weekly Live Jazz/Jam Session with The Interval Trio & Friends at 9 p.m. at 126 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty. Every Monday jazz fans can enjoy great music from some of the best musicians. DJ J. Malls will spin the vinyls. Must be 21 years or older. There is no cover. For more information, visit

Tuesday 4


The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Education & Community Engagement presents JazzLive from 5-11 p.m. at Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Tuesday some of Pittsburgh’s most talented jazz musicians will perform. Call 412-456-6666 or visit

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