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Thursday 11

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 12

Salsa Fridays

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents Salsa Fridays from 10-10:30 a.m. at Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Enjoy salsa dance lessons followed by good music by DJ Paul Mitchell until 1:30 a.m. All are welcomed. For more information, call 412-456-6666.

Saturday 13

Jazz Jam Session

CJ’s Restaurant & Lounge presents the Saturday Jazz Jam Session from 5:30-8 p.m. at 2901-2911 Penn Ave., Strip District. Patrons will enjoy an evening of good jazz music. Following the session, there will be a performance featuring the Tony Campbell Jazz Band at 9 p.m. This is a 30 and older event and athletic gear is prohibited. For more information, call 412-642-2377.

Sunday 14

Exhibition Opening

Marylloyd Claytor Dance Company presents the Urbanscapes exhibit at 12 p.m. at the North Hills Art Center, 3432 Babcock Blvd., North Hills. This exhibit features urban flower computer enhanced photography and photography of the grandeur of urban churches in Manhattan by Mary Williams. The exhibit will run through Oct. 27. There will be an opening reception on Oct. 14, which will include a meet and greet, a vintage fashion show and modern dance performance, followed by a chat back with the artists and performers. For more information, call 412-882-5509.

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

Monday 15

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 and a special guest each week. This week’s guests will be jazz vocalist Fred Pugh. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.

Interval

AVA Lounge presents Interval: Live Jazz & Jam Session with The Interval Trio & DJ Malls from 8:30 pm.-2 a.m. at 126 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty. Every Monday DJ J. Malls will be spinning jazz vinyls, followed by an open jam session. Must be 21 years or older. There is no cover. For more information, visit http://www.shadowlounge.net.

Tuesday 16

JazzLive

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents JazzLive at 5 p.m. at the Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Tuesday guests can enjoy hot jazz from some of the most talented jazz musicians, cool drinks and great people. Eric Johnson and Shawnee Lake will be this week’s performers. For more information, visit http://www.trustarts.org.

Thursday 18

offCENTER

The August Wilson Center for African American Culture presents offCENTER: Just Us Dance Series at 5:30 p.m. This is a gospel showcase featuring the August Wilson Dance Ensemble, and artists such as the Covenant Praise Mime Ministry, Travis Malloy and the I am Saved Christian Contemporary Dance Company. The performance is free. For more information, call 412-338-8730 or visit http://www.augustwilsoncenter.org.

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