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Thursday 26

Poetry Slam

The Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh presents its Fair Housing Month Poetry Slam at 8 p.m. at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. The theme is “Fair Housing…Imagine That!” This is an artistic forum for voices to speak about the impact of segregation and the imperative to create communities of inclusion and diversity. Gab Bonesso will host. For more information, call Kaleigh Behe at 412-391-5235.

Friday 27

Draw Me A Story

The Frick Art & Historical Center presents “Draw Me A Story: A Century of Children’s Book Illustration” Exhibition from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 7227 Reynolds St., Point Breeze. The exhibit will provide an appealing survey of drawing styles and techniques from various illustrators. The exhibit will run through May 20. For more information, call 412-371-0600 or visit http://www.TheFrickPittsburgh.org.

Gallery Crawl

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Department of Education and Community Engagement presents the Gallery Crawl from 5:30-9 p.m. in the Cultural District. There will be 31 art venues showcasing cutting-edge visual arts, live music, dance, DJs and more. Admission is free to all events. For more information, visit http://www.trustarts.org.

Saturday 28

Art All Night

Art All Night Lawrenceville presents Art All Night Lawrenceville 2012 from 4 p.m.-2 p.m. on April 29 at the Willow Street Development, 4001 Willow St., Lawrence­ville. The theme is “15 Years of Art: No Fees, No Jury, No Censorship.” There will be art showcased from all levels of artist. The event is free. For more information, call 412-235-1950 or visit http://www.artallnight.org.

Talent Showcase

The August Wilson Center For African American Culture & The Shyne Awards present a Youth Talent Showcase at 7 p.m. at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. This is an opportunity to see and experience some of the region’s most talented youth ages 12-18. For more information, visit http://www.augustwilsoncenter.org.

Sunday 29

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 Ashby Brothers Quartet and Tony Mowod will be the host. For more information, call 412-343-9555 or visit http://www.pittsburghjazz.org.

Monday 30

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 jazz vocalist Maureen Budway. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.org.

Saturday 5

The Manhattans

New Horizon Theater presents The Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston and Blue Lovett at 7:30 p.m. at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. The 1960s R&B group will perform some of their hits, which include “Kiss and Say Goodbye” and “Shinning Star.” The master of ceremonies will be Chris Moore and the opening act will be Shaunyce Omar. For more information, call 412-431-0773 or email newhorizontheater@yahoo.com.

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