Arts & Culture Calendar

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Friday 16

Gallery crawl

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Department of Education and Community Engagement presents the Summer Gallery Crawl from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Cultural District. This is an arts open house showcase of an array of activities throughout the Cultural District with a mix of visual art, dance, music and more. The crawl will include a live outdoor performance by indie-soul recording artist Eric Roberson on the JazzLive Summer Stage and a performance by Chatham Baroque on the rooftop of the David L. Law­rence Convention Center. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.pgharts.org.

Music series

Sweetwater Center for the Arts presents the Summer Music Series from 6-8 p.m. at the Wolcott Park Gazebo, Broad and Beaver St., Sewickley. Enjoy a night of impressive music performed by some of the area’s brightest musicians. The featured entertainer will be Jared Wilson and the Vibe. They feature jazz to make one feel good.  The event is free and if there is rain, the event will be moved inside of the arts center. For more information, visit http://www.sweetwatercenter.org.

Piano concert

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the University of Pittsburgh present pianist Steven Mayer in Concert at 8 p.m. at the Auditorium in Bellefield Hall, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. He will perform music inspired by African-American song and dance. The concert is free and part of a music institute. For more information, call 412-392-8991.

Saturday 17

Jazz series

BNY Mellon Jazz presents their Riverview Jazz Series at 7 p.m. at Riverview Park, North Side. The featured entertainer will be Kenia. This is part of a series that provides cultural and educational institutions with opportunities to offer the best in jazz artistry. For more information, call 412-255-8975 or visit http://www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/parks.

Sunday 18

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 Collective Jazz Octet will be featured, along with DUQ’s Tony Mowod as the host. For more information, call 412-343-9555 or visit http://www.pittsburghjazz.org.

Monday 19

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

Tuesday 20

JazzLive

BYN Mellon and The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Education & Community Engagement present JazzLive from 5-7 p.m. at the Agnes R. Katz Plaza, Seventh St., Cultural District. Each Tuesday there will be a performance from some of Pittsburgh’s finest jazz musicians. This week’s featured musician will be Gerald Haymon. Also from 7-11 p.m. at Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District, there will be a performance by Carolyn Perteete. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.pgharts.org.

Wednesday 21

Jazz on the steps

Jazz Workshop Inc. presents Jazz On the Steps from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Homewood Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 7101 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. Every Wednesday you are welcome to enjoy an evening of Pittsburgh’s finest in jazz. The featured artist will be the Eugene Ludwig and the Organ Trio. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-244-0480 or 412-731-3080.

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