Arts & Culture calendar 2-20-13

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Thursday 21
Black History Exhibit
The Franklin Center of Beaver County presents a Black History Exhibit from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Broadcast Street Café, 464 Franklin Ave., Aliquippa. The exhibit will commemorate the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. There will be historical artifacts and highlight the achievements of African-Americans from Beaver County. The exhibit will be on display Feb. 21-22. For more information, call 724-378-2882 or email agilliam@franklincenter.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 22
Old, New,
Borrowed Blues
Demaskus Theater Collective presents “Old, New, Barrowed Blues” Black History Month Reading Series from 7-9 p.m. at the various Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh locations. The three-day series will include plays, “From the Mississippi Delta” by Endesha Ida Mae Holland; “You Wouldn’t Expect” by Marilynn Barner Aselmi; “Special Blues Revue;” and a version of “The Medea of Euripides” by Countée Cullen. For more information, call 412-628-2498 or email info@demaskus.com.
Jazz Music Series
Sweetwater Center for the Arts presents the Clearview Federal Credit Union Sweet Jazz Music Series from 7-9 p.m. at Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 300 Broad St., Sewickley. Every Friday in February guests will enjoy great music, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and an intimate setting. This week’s featured performer will be Tania Grubbs. For more information, call 412-741-4405 or visit http://www.sweetwaterartcenter.org.
Sunday 24
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.
Monday 25
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 guest will be vocalist Tim Stevens. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.

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