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Thursday 14

Jazz at Andys

Fairmont Pittsburgh presents Jazz at Andys from 6-10 p.m. at 510 Market St., Downtown. Every Wednesday through Saturday, guests will be treated to live jazz performances by some of the city’s finest musicians. The featured artist will be Jessie Glovier. There is no cover charge. For more information, call 412-773-8884 or visit http://www.andyswinebar.com.

Gospel extravaganza

The Westmoreland Cultural Trust and Freedom Baptist Church presents a Gospel Extravaganza at 7 p.m. at the Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg. This is a spirit-filled evening of traditional and contemporary gospel music featuring local regional choirs, ensembles, vocalists and mimes. For more information, call 724-836-8000 or visit http://www.thepalacetheatre.org

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 25 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 15

Nancy Wilson

BYN Mellon presents Nancy Wilson Live at 7 p.m. at the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 1815 Metropolitan St., Manchester. MCG Jazz’s very own Nancy Wilson is back to grace the stage with her presence. As a world-renowned vocalist, Wilson has three Grammy-winning CDs, two of which were produced by the MCG Jazz record label. She has been a formidable force in the music and jazz industry for over half a century. With a legendary voice that embodies the nuances of gospel, blues and jazz, she never ceases to amaze. There will also be a performance Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. For more information, call 412-322-0800 or visit http://www.mcgjazz.org.

Saturday 16

Lula Washington

The Hillman Center for Performing Arts presents the Lula Washington Dance Theatre at 7 p.m. at 423 Fox Chapel Rd., Fox Chapel. This is one of the top African-American dance companies in the nation. It fuses African and Afro Haitian dance along with other styles, such as church gospel, classical ballet, modern, street, theatrical and hip-hop. For more information, call 412-968-3040 or visit http://www.thehillman.org.

Sunday 17

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. Maureen Budway 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 18

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.

Saturday 30

Bill Cosby

Heinz Hall presents The legendary Bill Cosby for One Night Only at 5:30 p.m. at 600 Penn Ave., Cultural ­District. Cosby is one of America’s prolific comedians of all time and has dazzled all ­generations of fans with his comedy routines and also captured audiences with his albums and best-selling books. For more information, call 412-392-4900 or visit http://www.pittsburghsymphony.­org.

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