Arts & Culture Calendar

Thursday 12

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 13

Occupy Your Mind

Occupy You Mind Pittsburgh presents Occupy Your Mind at 7:30 p.m. at SPACE Gallery, 812 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. There will be an evening of arts, poetry, politics and a debate on what’s next for the Occupy Movement featuring Occupy Wall Street Think Tank members Jim Weldon and Lily Defriend, Susanne Slavick and Terrance Hayes. There will be an open discussion and this is a BYOB event. For more information, visit

Saturday 14

Motown Legends Concert

The Hillman Center for Performing Arts at Shady Side Academy presents a Concert featuring Motown Legends the Platters and the Marvelettes at 7:30 p.m. at Shady Side Academy Senior School Campus, 423 Fox Chapel Rd., Fox Chapel. This is part of the 2011-2012 Hillman Performing Arts Series. Tickets are $25-$35. For more information, call 412-968-3040 or visit

Jazz at Andys

Fairmont Pittsburgh presents the Jazz at Andys Music Series from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. at Andys Wine Bar, 510 Market St., Downtown. Andys offers live jazz and world music performances every Tuesday through Saturday from Pittsburgh’s finest vocalists and musicians. For more information, call 412-773-8884 or visit

Monday 15

Savoy Jazz

Savoy Restaurant presents Savoy Jazz from 5-9 p.m. at 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District. Every Monday guests can enjoy live jazz in a sophisticated atmosphere. For more information, call 412-281-0600 or visit


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 16

Harris Exhibition

The Carnegie Museum of Art presents “Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story” at the museum’s Heinz Galleries, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. This is an exhibit about famous photographer Charles “Teenie” Harris and features thousands of his classic and historic photos. There will also be life size projections combined with a newly commissioned jazz soundtrack. The exhibit will run through April 7, 2012. For more information, visit

Friday 20

International Guitar Night

MCG Jazz presents International Guitar Night with Joe Negri and Calabria Foti at 7 p.m. at the MCG Jazz Concert Hall, 1815 Metropolitan St., Manchester. The world’s foremost acoustic guitarists perform their latest original compositions and exchange musical ideas live on the MCG stage. Special guests include Adrian Legg, Lulo Reinhardt, Marco Pencira and Brian Gore, together delivering a special evening of solos, duets and quartets that highlight the virtuosity and diversity within the world of acoustic guitar. There will also be a 9:30 p.m. performance. For more information, call 412-323-4000 or visit

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