Arts & Culture Calendar

Thursday 28

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 29

Gallery crawl

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents their Gallery Crawl from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at the Cultural District. This art-and-fun-filled crawl is an open house that showcases an eclectic mix of visual art, dance, music and more in 22 venues throughout the Cultural District. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit

Saturday 30


The HOMEWOOD Artist Residency of the Andy Warhol Museum presents the unveiling of HOME from 12-4 p.m. at the Greater Pittsburgh Coliseum, 7310 Frankstown Ave., Homewood. It is a large installation created by Homewood residents, Tina Brewer and Vanessa Germany, that blends the memories and voices of Homewood’s residents into a 10-ft. installation incorporating found objects from the neighborhood, such as old photos, donated shoes and items from demolished Homewood homes. The celebration will include poetry performances and music from Tracksplotation. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, email Ingrid LaFleur at

Sunday 1

Sunday night jazz

The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents The Sunday Night Jazz Concerts from 6-9 p.m. at The Grand View Buffet Restaurant at The Rivers Casino, 777 Casino Dr., North Shore. The featured entertainment will be the Donna Bailey Quartet and DUQ’s Tony Mowod will be the host. For more information, call 412-343-9555 or visit www.pittsburghjazz.or`g.

Monday 2


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. Must be 21 years or older. There is no cover. For more information, visit

Friday 6

Jerry Lawson

The Hill House Association and the Kelly Strayhorn Theater presents Jerry Lawson and Talk of the Town at 8 p.m. at the Kaufmann Center, 1835 Centre Ave., Hill District. The Doo-Wop A Capella group is widely recognized for their performance on NBC’s “The Sing Off.” There will also be a preshow mixer at 7 p.m. The tickets will be $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information, call 1-800-838-3006 or visit

Saturday 14

Jazz Intervention

The Afro-American Music Institute and Two Brothers present Jazz Intervention: An Evening with Ronnie Laws at 6 p.m. at the August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. The evening will be hosted by Donna Baxter, CEO of Soul Pitt, and Bob Allen of KDKA-TV will be the guest Master of Ceremonies. Other performances include the Afro-American Music Institute Youth Jazz Group and Eddie Baccus Jr. & Straight to the Point. There will be an official after party at CJs from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. for those 30 and over. For more information, call 412-394-3353 or visit

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