Arts & Culture Calendar

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Thursday 15

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 25-30 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.

Saturday 17

Exhibit closing

The August Wilson Center for African American Culture presents the “Common Ground: Affrilachia Where I’m From!” exhibition at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. This exhibition features 50 works of art from western Pennsylvania artist who are emerging or established. This is a collaboration between the Center and the Affrilachian Art Project. For more information, call 412-258-2700 or visit http://www.AugustWilsonCenter.org.

Documentary preview

Brittany McBride presents “The Image of Black Women” Documentary at 6 p.m. at the August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. The film addresses the popular stereotypes concerning Black women and their image. For more information, visit http://www.theimageof­black­women.com.

Sunday 18

Sunday Night Concert

The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents its Sunday Night Concerts from 6-9 p.m. at the James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy, 422 Foreland St, North Side. The featured entertainment will be the Frank Cunimondo Trio featuring Patty Skala. Tony Mowod will be the host. For more information, call 412-343-9555 or visit http://www.pittsburghjazz.org.

Monday 19

Savoy Jazz

Savoy Restaurant presents Savoy Jazz from 5-9 p.m. at 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District. Every Monday guests can enjoy live jazz in a sophisticated atmosphere with the Roger Humphries Trio. The special guest will be Brazilian Jazz vocalist Kenia. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.org.

Thursday 22

Laugh & Lyrics

UwebTV.com presents Laugh & Lyrics at the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. This is a showcase of up and coming comedians and musicians. It is good comedy and music all in one spot. For more information, visit http://www.uwebtv.com or email promopush@gmail.com.

Josh Gibson Exhibit

The August Wilson Center for African American Culture presents Josh Gibson: Negro League Legend at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. This is an educational exhibit that features a 100-year timeline and photographs of Negro League baseball player Josh Gibson. It will run through June 30 and is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-258-2700.

Saturday 24

Preservation Hall

Jazz Band

MCG Jazz presents the Preservation Hall Jazz Band at 8 p.m. at the MCG Jazz Concert Hall, 1815 Metropolitan St., Manchester. The band gets its name from the famous Preservation Hall, a music venue in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter. This band has taken its art form of New Orleans Jazz worldwide. There will also be a performance on March 25. For more information, call 412-322-0800 or visit http://www.mcgjazz.org.

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