Arts & Culture calendar 6-12-13

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Thursday 13

Savoy Live
The Savoy Restaurant & Lounge presents Savoy Live from 6-9 p.m. at 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District. Every Thursday, Savoy will showcase live music in Pittsburgh. The guest artist will be Hakim Rasheed. For more information, call 412-281-0660.

Free Angela Documentary
Tugg Inc. and New Voices Pittsburgh presents the “Free Angela and All Political Prisoners” Documentary Screening from 7-10 p.m. at AMC Loews, Waterfront. The documentary is a powerful account of Angela Davis, who became a political icon in the 1960s. There will also be a screening of “I Am Angela,” along with a question/answer session. Reservations are required. For more information, visit http://www.tugg.com/events/3975.

Kenny G
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Kenny G with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Award winning saxophonist Kenny G will join the orchestra onstage for a performance of jazz favorites and more. The show will run through June 16. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.

Friday 14

Summer Music Series
Sweetwater Center for the Arts presents its Summer Music Series from 6-8 p.m. at the Wolcott Park Gazebo, Sewickley. Every Friday night in June, some of the area’s brightest musicians will perform. This is a free event. For more information, call 412-741-4405 or visit http://www.sweetwaterartcenter.org.

Saturday 15

A Walk in My Shoes
The Kaufmann enter of the Hill House Association presents “A Walk in My Shoes” Interactive Art Exhibition from 12-6 p.m. at 1825 Centre Ave., Hill District. In this interactive exhibition, two rooms, a bisexual tween’s bedroom and a War Veteran’s living room, have been decorated with the works of local artists and authors to challenge one’s thinking. The exhibit will be displayed through June 16. For more information, call Christina McNeese at 412-290-9652.

Sunday 16

Radio Golf
The Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company presents “Radio Golf” at 3 p.m. at 937 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. Radio Golf is set in the 1990s and involves an Ivy-League educated lawyer who aspires to redevelop the Hill District and become the first Black mayor of Pittsburgh. But there is one house that stands in his way. The past confronts the future in the present as he discovers the house is more than an obstacle to progress. The show will run through June 29. For more information, visit http://www.pghplaywrights.org.

Monday 17

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 jazz vocalist Maureen Budway. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.

Tuesday 18

JazzLive
BNY Mellon, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and others present JazzLive at 5 p.m. at the Agnes R. Katz Plaza at Theater Square, Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Tuesday guests can celebrate a decade of jazz in the Cultural District and enjoy hot jazz from some of the most talented musicians. Mark Lucas will be this week’s performer. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.

Wednesday 19

Latin Night
Savoy presents Latin Night at 9 p.m. at Savoy Restaurant, 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District. Every Wednesday Savoy will feature free Salsa dance lessons by instructor Kimberly Catlin, of the Dance Café, and Latin grooves provided by DJ Carlton Leeper. For more information, visit www.savoypgh.com.

 

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