Deck the walls
The Associated Artists of Pittsburgh presents “Deck the Walls Part 2!” from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. at Gallery 707, 707 Penn Ave., Cultural District. This is the last exhibit of the AAP’s 100th year and has challenged artists to think big, but in a small way. The exhibit will run through Dec. 31, with a special opening reception from 6-9 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.aapgh.org.
Jazz at Andy’s
Fairmont Pittsburgh presents Jazz at Andy’s 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 Tania Grubbs. There is no cover charge. For more information, call 412-773-8884 or visit http://www.andyswinebar.com.
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. Lisa Ferraro 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.
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. Also from 5:30-8:30 p.m. there will be a pre-Interval happy hour featuring the sounds of DJ Stephan. Must be 21 years or older. There is no cover. For more information, visit http://www.shadowlounge.net.
BYN Mellon and The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Education & Community Engagement present JazzLive from 5-7 p.m. at the Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Each Tuesday there will be a performance from some of Pittsburgh’s finest jazz musicians. This week’s featured musician will be Jay Willis. Also from 7-11 p.m. there will be a performance by Michele Benson. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.pgharts.org.
The Pittsburgh CLO presents A Musical Christmas Carol at 7:30 p.m. at the Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Cultural District. This production is based on the Charles Dickens classic and tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge. It features special effects and holiday charm. The production will run through Dec. 23. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.pittsburghclo.org.
The August Wilson Center for African American Culture presents the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra Holiday Concert at 8 p.m. at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. The orchestra will be led by Sean Jones and celebrates the holiday season through a festive concert that features non-traditional tunes for the entire family. The concert will also feature vocalist Maureen Budway. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.CulturalDistrict.org.
Rhyme Calisthenics 10
The Shadow Lounge presents Rhyme Calisthenics 10 the Official MC Competition at 10 p.m. at 5972 Baum Blvd., East Liberty. The event will be hosted by Thelonious Stretch with DJ Huggy on the 1’s and 2’s. There will also be a guest performance by Elzhi. Along with the competition there will be a party from 12-2:30 a.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. For more information, visit http://www.rhymecal.com.