Jazz at Andy’s
Fairmont Pittsburgh presents Jazz at Andy’s from 6-10 p.m. at 510 Market St., Downtown. Every weekend, guests will be treated to live jazz performances by some of the city’s finest musicians. The featured artist will be Tania Grubbs. There is no cover charge. For more information, call 412-773-8884 or visit http://www.andyswinebar.com.
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and its Department of Education and Community Engagement present their Gallery Crawl and Festival from 5:30-9 p.m. As a part of the 10-day celebration of the Allegheny Regional Asset District’s RADical Days, several venues throughout the Cultural District will showcase an array of activities with an eclectic mix of visual art, dance, music and more. The event is free and open to the public. For the more information, call 412-456-666 or http://www.pgharts.org.
The Legacy Arts Project Inc. presents “Dance Africa Pittsburgh 2010: Universal Fruit from African Roots” at 1 p.m. at the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. Dance Africa showcases not only African continental talent, but has invited all who have been touched by the African Diaspora. It was founded for more than 30-years ago. There will also be a 7 p.m. performance. For more information, call 412-363-3000.
Royal Tribe presents “Stand Up Now Champions of Peace Jazz Fest” from 3 p.m.-12 a.m. at Melange Bistro and Lounge, 136 Sixth St., Cultural District. The first segment of this social benefit concert series will be on behalf of the Young Men and Women African Heritage Association. There will also be segments on behalf of the West Penn Minority Jr. Golf Association and the Children’s Home. For more information, call Kent Bey at 412-657-3327.
Keepers of the flame
The Legacy Arts Project Inc. presents the 5th Annual Keepers of the Flame Awards at 7 p.m. at the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. This is also the introduction of Dance Africa: Pittsburgh 2010. Jazz legend Roger Humphries will be honored along with muralist and visual artist George Gist and photographer Frank Hightower. For more information, call 412-682-2565 or visit http://www.legacyyartsproject.org.
Sweetwater Arts Center presents “Fruit First XIV: Come Celebrate with Me; a celebration of life, triumph, soul and creativity! exhibit” reception from 6-9 p.m. at 200 Broad St., Sewickley. This is part of the 14th Annual MAVUNO Festival of African American Art & Culture. The reception will include live music from DJ Soy Sos. The exhibit features artwork created by emerging and accomplished African- American artists and artists whose work celebrates African- American culture. The exhibit will run through Oct. 9. For more information, 412-741-4405 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org