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Thursday 27

DJ Stephan

Kelly’s Bar & Lounge presents Kelly’s Rocks with DJ Stephan from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. at 6012 Penn Circle South, East Liberty. Every Thursday through Oct. 27, DJ Stephan will spin the hottest records of rare funk, soul and jazz with a little hard rock and blues. For more information, call 412-363-6012.

Friday 28

Fantastic Fridays

Jay G & Big D presents Galaxy’s Fantastic Fridays from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. at Club Galaxy, 7246 Kelly St., Homewood. Tracy Lee will host this event with DJ Matt G on the 1’s and 2’s. There will be tight security and ladies are free from 9-10 p.m. For more information, call 412-727-1395.

Saturday 29

Exhibit Opening

The Carnegie Museum of Art presents “Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story” at the museum’s Heinz Galleries, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. This is an exhibit about famous photographer Charles “Teenie” Harris and will feature thousands of his classic and historic photos. There will also be life size projections combined with a newly commissioned jazz soundtrack. The exhibit will run through April 7, 2012. For more information, visit http://www.cmoa.org.

TASTE de FLAVOR

Lemington Community Service presents TASTE de FLAVOR Box Lunch and Jazz from 12-2 p.m. at 1701 Lincoln Ave., East Liberty. The afternoon will feature the band TASTE de FLAVOR with its sounds of R&B, Jazz, Blues, Funk and Soul. For more information, call 412-362-7301.

F.A.M.E. tour

CONSOL Energy Center presents F.A.M.E. North American Tour with Chris Brown and special guests T-Pain and Tyga at 7 p.m. at 1001 Fifth Ave., Uptown. For more information, call 1-800-745-3000 or visit http://www.livenation.com.

Alon Yavnai

MCG Jazz presents Alon Yavnai: Israel Jazz & World Rhythms at 8 p.m. at the MCG Jazz Concert Hall, 1815 Metropolitan St., Manchester. Yavnai is an acclaimed pianist with a quintet that features music comprised of influences such as, African to Middle-Eastern, from Jazz to Balkan. There will also be a performance on Oct. 30 at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call 412-322-0800 or visit http://www.mcgjazz.org.

Monday 31

Romare Bearden Exhibition

The August Wilson Center for African American Culture presents the “Romare Bearden the Last Years: Photographs by Frank Stewart” exhibition from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. This is a showcase of award-winning photographer Stewart who captured Bearden’s life over a 13-year period. The exhibit will run through Oct. 31. For more information, call 412-338-8730.

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 1

Pitt Jazz Seminar

The University of Pittsburgh presents its annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert at the William Penn Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. There will be a jazz film, lectures, demonstration and more. Also on Nov. 5 there will be a concert at the Carnegie Music Hall. Musicians to participate include Nathan Davis, Billy Cobham, Maurice Brown, Randy Brecker, Geri Allen, Larry Coryell, Quamon Fowler, Curtis Fuller, Donald Harrison Jr., Abraham Laboriel and more. The seminar will run through Nov. 5. For more information, visit http://www.pitt.edu.

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