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.
The World Is My Home
The Community Empowerment Association presents The World Is My Home-The Life and Times of Paul Roberson at 8 p.m. at 7120 Kelly St., Homewood. This one-man show, featuring Stogie Kenyatta, is to awaken a new, untapped generation, informing them that the best of Roberson lives in all of us and the best empowers us to change the world. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth under 14 years old. For more information, call 412-371-3689.
The Pillow Project and The Space Upstairs present Second Saturdays from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. at 214 N. Lexington St., Point Breeze. Artists will share improvisational performances, live multimedia experimentations and jazzed expressions of the spontaneous movement. There will also be impromptu collaborations with guest music, movement and visual artists. The cost is $10. For more information, call 412-225-9269 or visit http://www.pillowproject.org.
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. Tony Mowod will be the host. For more information, call 412-343-9555 or visit http://www.pittsburghjazz.org.
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 performer will be jazz guitarist Mark Strickland. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.
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. Roger Humphries and Shawnee Lake will be this week’s performers. For more information, visit http://www.trustarts.org.
From Slavery to Freedom
The Senator John Heinz History Center and BNY Mellon present “From Slavery to Freedom” Exhibition from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 1212 Smallman St., Strip District. The exhibition explores more than 250 years of African American history and highlights the history of Anti-Slavery movement, the Underground Railroad and the impact of 19th century activism on the modern quest for civil and human rights in Pittsburgh. The exhibition includes artifacts, interactive activities, rare documents and audio/video components. For more information, call Samuel Black at 412-454-6391 or firstname.lastname@example.org.