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Thursday 8

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 9

Old School Jam

Savoy Restaurant presents the Friday Night Old School Jam with Maze featuring Frankie Beverly at 8:30 p.m. at the Monroeville Convention Center, 209 Mall Blvd., Monroeville. Enjoy the sounds of the world-renowned band Maze and singer Frankie Beverly, along with Confunckshun and Artistree. There will also be a VIP after party hosted by Sly Jock. For more information, call 412-400-0313 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.

Saturday 10

Romare Bearden Exhibitions

The August Wilson Center presents a Romare Bearden exhibitions from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. The exhibit “From Process to Print Graphic Works by Romare Bearden” features 75 various prints by international artist Bearden. It will run through Sept. 12. For more information, call 412-258-2700.

Sunday 11

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 Jerry and Lou Lucarelli Quartet and DUQ’s Tony Mowod will be the host. For more information, call 412-343-9555 or visit http://www.pittsburghjazz.org.

Monday 12

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.

Tuesday 13

JazzLive

BNY Mellon Jazz and the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust present JazzLive from 5-7 p.m. at the Backstage Bar at Theater Square, Penn Avenue, Cultural District. Every Tuesday some of the most talented jazz musicians will perform. The evening’s entertainer will be Alton Merrell. Also, Cabaret at Theater Square will present guitarist Ken Karsh at 8 p.m. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.pgharts.org.

Saturday 17

Mary Lou Williams

The August Wilson Center Family Series presents “SWING! Mary Lou Williams’ Musical Adventure in the Land of Oo Bla Dee Based on Jazz at Lincoln Center’s ‘Who is Mary Lou Williams’” at 11 a.m. at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. The audience will swing as they discover how Mary Lou Williams, “the little piano girl from East Liberty” became the “First Lady of Jazz” and a master of ragtime, stride, boogie-woogie, bebop and beyond. Join Sean Jones and the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra for an afternoon of fun interactive activities and deeply swinging music including, “Roll ‘Em,” “Walkin’ and Swingin’,” and “In the Land of Oo Bla Dee.” There will also be a 1 p.m. performance. Tickets are $5. For more information, visit http://www.augustwilsoncenter.org

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