Arts & Culture Calendar

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Thursday 3

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.

Friday 4

First Fridays

Five Star Corporations and Champion Enterprises presents The New First Fridays from 7 p.m.-12 a.m. at the Comfort Inn, 699 Rodi Rd., Penn Hills. This is an old school par-tay. There will be dancing, eating and drinking, This is a dress to impress event, for ages 30 and over. The cost is $10 and the proceeds will benefit Champion’s Safe Summer Programs. For more information, call 412-628-4856.

Martin Delaney

The August Wilson Center for African American Culture presents Martin R. Delaney Lives at 8 p.m. at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. This is in celebration of Delaney’s 200th Birthday. He was one of Pittsburgh’s greatest champions for equality and justice. The performance will run through May 6. For more information, visit http://www.proartsticket.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.

Midnight Star

Godfreys II presents Midnight Star from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at Greater Pittsburgh Coliseum, 7310 Frankstown Ave., Homewood. This is a B.Y.O.B. event and will feature Roland Ford, king of line dance, and music by Nick Nice. For more information, call 724-315-7515.

Sunday 6

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

Monday 7

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 tenor saxophonist Jay Willis. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.org.

Saturday 12

Silk

Groove Productions Inc. presents the Mother’s Day Weekend B.Y.O.B. Blue Jean Cabaret featuring R&B Group Silk Live from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. at the Greater Pittsburgh Coliseum, 7310 Frankstown Ave., Homewood. Tickets are $24-$40 and ­proceeds benefit the 5th Annual Women’s Walk for Peace. For more information, visit http://www.grooveproductionsinc.com.

Sunday 13

Donnie McClurkin/

CeCe Winans

Savoy Restaurant and Northside Coalition for Fair Housing presents An Evening with Donnie McClurkin and CeCe Winans at 7 p.m. at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 5th Ave., Oakland. These gospel legends will be joined by Spirit Filled Ministries and Anita Levels. Proceeds will benefit the 5th Annual Women’s Walk for Peace. For more information, visit http://www.savoypgh.com.

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