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Thursday 6

Good People

Pittsburgh Public Theater presents “Good People” at 8 p.m. at the O’Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave., Cultural District. This play, which is part of the MADE IN AMERICA season, is a 2011 Tony-nominated production by David Lindsay-Abaire. The play is set in Boston and is about a single mother who has lost her job, while rent is due. She attends the party of an ex-boyfriend and his wife, looking for help with finding a job. This a hilarious yet heart wrenching play about what contemporary Americans will do to survive. The show will run through Dec. 9. For more information, call 412-316-1600 or visit http://www.ppt.org.

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 7

Holiday Open House

The University of Pittsburgh presents its Nationality Rooms Holiday Open House from 12-4 p.m. at the Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The 29 Nationality Roomds will be authentically decorated to reflect their ethnic heritages. There will be musical performances and seasonal treats from around the globe. Holiday tours will run through Jan. 18. For more information, visit http://www.pitt.edu.

Saturday 8

FashionAFRICANA

FashionAFRICANA presents GLAMZONIA by Mario Epanya at 6:30 p.m. at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. GLAMZONIA is a photography exhibit paying tribute to African beauty and hairstyles by photographer Mario Epanya. He celebrates African ancestry and customs by highlighting his interpretation of the aesthetics and shapes used by African ancestors for ceremonial and special occasion dress. There will be a FashionAFRICANA show and special musical performance, followed by a dance party. For more information, visit http://www.FashionAfricana.com.

Sunday 9

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

Monday 10

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 Michele Benson. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.

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