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Thursday 28

Jazz revue

New Horizon Theater Inc. presents The Jazz Revue, Other Special Selections and Storytelling featuring Levi Barcourt at 7:30 p.m. at the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. Barcourt has worked with several musical greats and will perform through Oct. 31. General admission is $20 and students and seniors are $15. For more information, call 412-431-0773.

Friday 29

Hubert Lewis

MCG Jazz presents Flutist Hubert Lewis at the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 1815 Metropolitan St., Manchester. Lewis will perform with his band, featuring Pittsburgher David Budway. Performances will run through Oct. 31. Call 412-322-0800 or visit http://www.mcgjazz.org.

Breast cancer benefits

The Shadow Lounge presents a Breast Cancer Benefit featuring Nate Da Phat Barber at 10 p.m. at 5972 Baum Blvd., East Liberty. This is a 21 and over event with the hottest hip-hop and R&B. For more information, visit http://www.shadowlounge.net.

Saturday 30

Family Halloween party

Creative Reuse Pittsburgh presents Halloween Mayhem from 12-4 p.m. at 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. This is a family-oriented Halloween party of interactive music, performances and more. There will also be “going green” workshops, where participants will reuse household items to make masks, decorations and costumes. There will also be a performance by the Alumni Theater Company. For more information, call 412-363-3000, ext. 1000 or visit http://www.kelly-strayhorn.org.

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.

Sunday 31

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. Chuck Spatafore’s Little Big Band 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 1

Interval

AVA Lounge presents Live Jazz with The Interval Trio & Friends at 8:30 p.m. at 126 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty. Every Monday DJ J. Malls will be spinning jazz vinyls, followed by an open jam session. Must be 21 years or older. There is no cover. For more information, visit http://www.shadowlounge.net.

Thursday 4

Soul Garden

Charismatic Nightlife and the August Wilson Center presents The Soul Garden featuring N’Dambi at 7:30 p.m. at the August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. This signature Soul Music Showcase features recording artist N’Dambi. There will be a happy hour. Call 412-338-8742.

Kuntu Theatre

The Kuntu Repertory Theatre presents “Harriet Tubman Loved Somebody” at 8 p.m. at the University of Pittsburgh Alumni Hall, 7th floor Auditorium, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This is the first performance of the 2010-11 season, which celebrates playwrights influenced by Rob Penny. This play explores the strong spirit of one of the most famous conductors of the Underground Railroad and why she chose to lead hundreds to freedom versus saving herself. Call 412-624-8498 or visit http://www.kuntu.org.

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