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Thursday 10

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 30-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 11

Sweet jazz

The Sweetwater Center for the Arts and Clearview Federal Credit Union present the Sweet Jazz Music Series from 7-9 p.m. at 200 Broad St., Sewickley. This is the return of the regular jazz series. Every Friday in February local talent is showcased in a night-club setting with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $8-$15, depending on membership. This week’s entertainer will be Donna Bailey bringing her mix of classic jazz, swing and blues with a sophisticated style. For more information, call 412-741-4405 or visit http://www.sweetwaterartcenter.org.

Saturday 12

Jazz and Baseball

MCG Jazz presents the Jazz & Baseball concert at 8 p.m. at the Concert Hall, 1815 Metropolitan St., Manchester. This is an event to connect music and the sports, with the American Jazz Museum and the Negro League Baseball Museum, which share the same space in Kansas City, Mo. The featured guests will be the DIVA Jazz Orchestra and special guests from baseball. There will also be a concert on Feb. 13 at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more information, call 412-322-0800 or visit http://www.mcgjazz.org.

Shades of Love

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and BNY Mellon JazzLive presents “Shades of Love” featuring Sean Jones at 10 p.m. at the Cabaret Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. The evening will feature a Valentine’s Day weekend with Jones and his Quintet. He will be playing music from his upcoming album. Jones has traveled around the world and has a reputation of being one of the finest trumpeters. Tickets are $25.75-$30.75. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.pgharts.org.

Monday 14

Teenie Harris documentary

Shady Side Academy presents a screening of “One Shot: The Life and Work of Teenie Harris” and Photo Exhibit at 6:30 p.m. at the Hillman Center for Performing Arts, 423 Fox Chapel Rd., Fox Chapel. This is a 60-minute film of an honest image of the 20th century African-American experience through Harris’ life as a lens. There will be a question and answer session following the screening with filmmaker Ken Love and John Brewer. The exhibit will run through March and is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.shadysideacademy.org.

Wednesday 16

Black history exhibit

Citiparks presents “The Strength of Steel: A Tribute to African-American Steelworkers in Pittsburgh” from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the City-County Building Lobby, 414 Grant St., Downtown. The Black history exhibit will feature photographs and other memorabilia honoring the generations of Steelworkers who helped transform the city to the “Steel City.” The exhibit will run through Feb. 25 and is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-255-8976 or visit http://www.citiparks.net.

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. 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.

Sunday 27

Black Angels

The Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the Tuskegee Airman and the Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Project presents “Black Angels Over Tuskegee” at 4 p.m. at the Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Downtown. This story depicts the life of six men who struggle through the Jim Crow Era and emerge as the first African-American pilots in the US Army Air Force. There will also be a performance on Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.pgharts.org.

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