Arts & Culture Calendar 8-7-13

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Thursday 8

Savoy Live
    The Savoy Restaurant presents Savoy Live from 6-9 p.m. at 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District. Every Thursday night there will be a showcase of live music from some of the best Pittsburgh musicians. For more information, call 412-281-0060.

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 9

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, linocuts, 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, which explores the nature of Catlett’s art and ability to affect both individual lives and political movements, will run through Sept. 13. For more information, call 412-258-2700.

Jazz at Andys
    Andys Wine Bar at the Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel presents Jazz at Andys at 510 Market St., Downtown. Every Tuesday through Saturday, local musicians will perform live. The entertainment will be Maureen Budway. It is open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.andyswinebar.com.

Saturday 10

Gospel Xplosion
    The Kelly Strayhorn Theater and Iron Cross Ministries presents The Gospel Xplosion from 2-5 p.m. at 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. This is part of the East Liberty Live! series. This is family and friendly concert with an uplifting message featuring the ‘Burgh’s best talent in music. There will be raffles, face painting, double dutch and more. For more information, call 412-363-3000.

Sunday 11

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 Roger Humphries 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 12

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 The Kevin Howard Group. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.

Tuesday 13

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

Wednesday 14

Candidates’ Comedy Night
    Allegheny County Department of Human Services presents the 6th annual Candidates’ Comedy Night 2013 at The Pittsburgh Improv, 166 E. Bridge St., Waterfront. Invited candidates will perform an off-message comedic or entertaining routine. For more information, call 412-550-3428 or email eventanddonationsteam@alleghenycounty.us.

 

 

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