Arts and Culture calendar 4-22-15


 Thursday 23

Wilkinsburg Community Concert
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents the 12th annual Wilkinsburg Community Engagement Concert at 7 p.m. at the Wilkinsburg High School Auditorium, 747 Wallace Ave., Wilkinsburg. The theme will be “Celebrate Wilkinsburg.” Resident conductor Larry Loh will conduct the concert while Jim Cunningham of WQED-FM will serve as the guest host. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Wilkinsburg School District. For more information, visit

Friday 24

Salsa Fridays
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents Salsa Fridays from at 11 p.m. at Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Friday, guests can enjoy an evening of music, dancing and fun. Free salsa lessons are available, followed by music from local DJs until 1:45 a.m. This is a 21 and over event. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit

Saturday 25

August Wilson’s Women
Friends of the August Wilson Center presents “August Wilson’s Women: A celebration, collage of words, music and dance” at 8 p.m. at the August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. There will be special performances by the Geri Allen Quartet, the Greer Reed Dancers and more, as well as a panel discussion by August Wilson experts. Reservations are requested by April 24. For more information, email

Sunday 26

Peter Pan
The Pittsburgh Musical Theater presents “Peter Pan” at 2 p.m. at the Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Cultural District. This production of “Peter Pan,” based on the J.M. Barrie classic, will whisk guests away to Neverland, a place where dreams are born and no one grows up. The production will run through May 3. For more information, call 412-456-666 or visit

Monday 27

Savoy Jazz
Savoy Restaurant presents Savoy Jazz Mondays from 5-9 p.m. at 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District. Every Monday guests can enjoy live jazz in a sophisticated atmosphere. The attire is business casual. The evening’s musicians will be The Roger Humphries Trio featuring The Spencer Geer Quartet. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit

Tuesday 28

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents JazzLive at 5 p.m. at the Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Tuesday guests can celebrate a decade of jazz in the Cultural District and enjoy hot jazz from some of the most talented musicians. Poogie Bell will be the performer. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit
Wednesday 22

Wednesday Night

Live Jazz    
The Rivers Club presents Wednesday Night Live Jazz from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown. Every Wednesday night local artists, many from the Pittsburgh Jazz Society’s Hall of Fame, will perform. There will be a Jimmy G’s jazz buffet and more. This event is free and open to the public. Upscale casual attire, no jeans, is required. For more information, call 412-391-5227.



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