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Thursday 24

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 25

Last showing

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 is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-255-8976 or visit http://www.citiparks.net.

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 the Ortner Roberts Trio with their authentic recreation of the Benny Goodman Trio. For more information, call 412-741-4405 or visit http://www.sweetwater­art­center.org.

Saturday 26

Blues blowout

PROMISE presents their Annual Blues Blowout Fundraiser with the Muddy Kreek Blues Band at 10 p.m. at the Hard Rock Café, 230 W. Station Square Dr., Station Square. Tickets are $10. For more information, call Jay at 412-321-1019 or Tonya at 412-646-2387.

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.

Sunday night jazz

The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents The Sunday Night Jazz Concerts from 6-9 p.m. at The Grand View Buffet Restaurant at The Rivers Casino, 777 Casino Dr., North Shore. The featured entertainment will be the Kenny Blake Quartet and DUQ’s Tony Mowod will be the host. For more information, call 412-343-9555 or visit http://www.pitts­burgh­jazz.org.

Monday 28

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 6

CeCe Winans

Savoy Restaurant presents Grammy Award winner CeCe Winans in Concert at 6 p.m. at the Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. This is part of the Savoy Restaurant Pittsburgh Praise & Worship Concert Series. Winans is one of the most well-known gospel artists of this time. She will be accompanied by Gospel artist J. Moss of the writing and production team PAJAM. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.pgharts.org.

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