Arts & Culture calendar 7-31-13

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Thursday 1

Mindless Behavior
AEG Live presents the All Around the World Tour featuring Mindless Behavior at 7:30 p.m. at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The evening will also include special performances by the OMG Girlz, SCR Scream Team and Young Marqus. For more information, visit http://www.ticketmaster.com.

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 2

Summer Nights
Hosanna House presents Summer Nights 2013 at Sherwood Event Center, 400 Sherwood Rd., Wilkinsburg. The evening will feature live entertainment from Cello Fury, House of Soul and Spirit Filled Ministries. For more information, call 1-800-383-5760 or visit http://www.hosannahouse.org.

Saturday 3

Shyne Awards
The Darkins Group presents the 7th Annual Shyne Awards at 7:30 p.m. at the August Wilson Center for the Arts, 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. This is a prestigious award ceremony that celebrates the positive achievements of young adults. Hosea Chanchez of BET’s “The Game” will be the host. There will be special performances from national recording artist Ambition, along with a red carpet event at 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.theshyneawards.org

Wiz Khalifa
First Niagra Pavilion presents The Under the Influence of Music Tour with Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky at 6 p.m. at 665 Pennsylvania 18, Burgettstown, Pa. Khalifa will be joined by B.O.B., Trinidad James, Joey BadA$$, Rockie Fresh and Berner. For more information, visit http://www.ticketmaster.com.

Sunday 4

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 Frank Cunimondo Quartet 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 5

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 Soul Distribution featuring Hakim Rasheed. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.

Tuesday 6

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

Wednesday 7

Elizabeth Catlett
The August Wilson Center for African American Culture presents The Art of Elizabeth Catlett Exhibition from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. The exhibit displays approximately 40 sculptures, serigraphs, linecuts, woodcuts and painting from Samella Lewis’ collection of works from this renowned African American artist. It is also includes works from Lewis and Francisco Mora. The exhibit explores Catlett’s ability to affect individual lives and political movements, will run through Sept. 13. For more information, call 412-258-2700.

 

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