Arts & Culture Calendar

Thursday 9

Jazz at Andy’s

Fairmont Pittsburgh presents Jazz at Andy’s from 6-10 p.m. at 510 Market St., Downtown. Every Wednesday through Saturday, guests will be treated to live jazz performances by some of the city’s finest musicians. There is no cover charge. For more information, call 412-773-8884 or visit

Opening night

The Pittsburgh CLO presents A Musical Christmas Carol at 7:30 p.m. at the Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Cultural District. This production is based on the Charles Dickens classic and tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge. It features special effects and holiday charm. The production will run through Dec. 23. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit

Jazz jam

CJ’s Restaurant & Lounge presents “The Roger Humphries & RH Factor Jazz Jam Session” at 8 p.m. at 2901-2911 Penn Ave., Strip District. There will be live jazz and fun every Thursday night. Must be 30-years or older and there is a dress code that will be enforced. No tennis shoes, sweats, or athletic gear. For more information, call 412-642-2377.

Friday 10

Anase and the Glue Man

The Bill Nunn Theatre Outreach Project and the Kelly Strayhorn Theater present “Anase and the Glue Man” at 10 a.m. at 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. This production is about a trickster who dreams of a life with no responsibilities or demands. So he fakes his death and lives off his crops, things are perfect until his son discovers the crops are disappearing and comes up with a scheme of his own. There will also be performances at 1 p.m. and on Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. For more information, call 412-363-3000.

Saturday 11

Holiday concert

The August Wilson Center for African American Culture presents the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra Holiday Concert at 8 p.m. at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. The orchestra will be led by Sean Jones and celebrates the holiday season through a festive concert that features non-traditional tunes for the entire family. The concert will also feature vocalist Maureen Budway. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit

Sunday 12

Sunday night jazz

The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents The Sunday Night Jazz Concerts from 6-9 p.m. at The GrandView Buffet Restaurant at The Rivers Casino, 777 Casino Dr., North Shore. The Trombone Forum Big Band will be featured, along with DUQ’s Tony Mowod as the host. For more information, call 412-343-9555 or visit

Monday 13


AVA Lounge presents Live Jazz with The Interval Trio & Friends at 8:30 p.m. at 126 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty. Every Monday DJ J. Malls will be spinning jazz vinyls, followed by an open jam session. Also from 5:30-8:30 p.m. there will be a pre-Interval happy hour featuring the sounds of DJ Stephan. Must be 21 years or older. There is no cover. For more information, visit

Tuesday 14

The BNY Mellon Jazz presents The Roger Humphries Big Band Holiday Suite at 7:30 p.m. at the Cabaret Theater, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Special guest Spanky Wilson will join Humphries. Come celebrate the season in style with big sounds, swinging jazz and festive flavor. For more information, call 412-456-6666


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