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Thursday 24

Part Three

The Carnegie Museum of Art presents “Documenting Our Past: The Teenie Harris Archive Project, Part Three” from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. It features photographs selected by a guest curator, Charles A. “Little Teenie” Harris, the oldest son of “Teenie” Harris. Harris has selected images by his father that have never before been viewed by the public, in addition to other well-known favorites. The 184 photographs have been divided into the following themes: landmarks, celebrities, children, family, occupations, politics, protests, social, sports and weddings and religious events. In addition to the images selected, the exhibition features the 50 winning photographs from the “One Shot” Teenie Harris Photo Contest. The exhibit will run to Jan. 31, 2010. For more information, call 412-622-3131.

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 25

Souls of My Sisters

The Sweetwater Center for the Arts presents a Reception for “The Souls of My Sisters: Dedicated to First Lady Michelle Obama” exhibition from 6-9 p.m. at 200 Broad St., Sewickley. This exhibit is part of the 13th Annual Mavuno Festival of African-American Art and Culture. The reception will give individuals an opportunity to speak with the artists. This is an exhibition of works by members of the regional artist group Women of Visions, Inc.  WOV Inc. began in 1981 and has grown over the years to represent a diverse sampling of artistic styles, mediums and varied expressions of the personal, social and political experience of the African-American female artist. The exhibit will run through Oct. 10. For more information, call 412-741-4405 or e-mail info@sweetwaterartcenter.org.

Saturday 26

Rejoice in gospel

Sweetwater Art Center presents Rejoice in Gospel at 6:30 p.m. at Sewickley Academy, Rea Auditorium, 315 Academy Ave., Sewickley. This event is part of its 13th Annual Mauvno Festival of African American Art and Culture. Choirs from regional churches will come together to perform their favorite gospel songs. The master of ceremonies will be Brother Marlon. There is a $3 suggested donation. For more information, call 412-741-4405 or visit http://www.sweetwaterartcenter.org.

Sunday 27

Sunday night jazz

The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents The Sunday Night Jazz Concerts from 7-10 p.m. at the Rhythm House Café, 3029 Washington Pike, Bridgeville. The featured entertainer will be the Kenny Blake Trio and DUQ’s Tony Mowod will be the host. For more information, call 412-221-5010.

Monday 28

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 vinyl. Must be 21 years or older. There is no cover. For more information, visit http://www.shadowlounge.net.

Tuesday 29

JazzLive

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Education & Community Engagement presents JazzLive from 5-8 p.m. at the Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Tuesday some of Pittsburgh’s talented jazz musicians will perform. The featured artists this week will be Al Dowe and Etta Cox. Following their performance will be Puro Queso from 8-11 p.m. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.pgharts.org.

Wednesday 30

All pro Wednesdays

The Funny Bone presents “All Pro Wednesdays” at 7:30 p.m. at Station Square Dr., Station Square. This is a night full of a surprising lineup of touring, local and regional professional comedians that perform a wide variety of comedy. This is a 21+ show with an $8 cover. For more information, call 412-281-3130.

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