Arts & Culture calendar 7-10-13

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Thursday 11

Harlem Quartet
The Kelly Strayhorn Theater and the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society presents East Liberty LIVE! With the Harlem Quartet at 7:30 p.m. at 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. The group also appears  as part of the PCMS’s Just Summer series. Each member of the quartet is a seasoned solo artist. They have performed at The White House for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. There will also be refreshments provided by Bar Marco. Tickets are $20. For more information, visit http://www.kelly-strayhorn.org.

 

Friday 12

Call & Response Exhibition
The August Wilson Center for the African American Culture presents the Call & Response Exhibition from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the AWC, the Remix Right Gallery, 980 Liberty Ave., East Liberty. The exhibit will run through Aug, 31 and feature eight oil paintings by local artist Marlana Adele Vassar, an AWC Fellow for the 2012-2013 season. For more information, call 412-258-2700.

Saturday 13

Talent Show Audition
The Harriet Tubman Guild presents a Talent Show Audition at 11 a.m. at 550 Negley Run Blvd., East Liberty. The talent show will be apart of the annual luncheon. Auditions will be held the second Saturday of July-September. All performers must be 18 and older and have a clean act. Members of the guild and their family members are not eligible. For more information, call Carolyn Jefferson at 412-728-1311.

Sunday 14

Sunday Night Jazz
The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents its Sunday Night Jazz Concerts from 7-10 p.m. at Jergel’s Rhythm Grille, 103 Slade Lane, Warrendale. The entertainment will be The Purcell Big Band with Tony Mowod as the host. There will be a $5 cover. 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 guest will be jazz guitarist Mark Strickland. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.

Tuesday 16

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. Kenny Blake will be this week’s performer. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.

Music Festival
Livenation presents the America’s Most Wanted Music Festival 2013 with Lil’ Wayne and special guests T.I. and 2 Chains at 7 p.m. at First Niagara Pavillion, 665 Route 18, Burgettstown, Pa. VIP packages, including a special meet & greet, are available. For more information, visit http://www.livenation.com.

Wednesday 10

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 http://www.savoypgh.com.

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