Highmark Holiday Pops
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents the Highmark Holiday Pops with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. at Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Celebrate the season with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Mendlesshn Choir and other guests. The show features the seasons favorite carols and much loved holiday music. Renowned conductor Todd Ellison leads this festive concert. There will also be a show at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call 412-392-4900 or visit www.pittsburghsymphony.org.
The University of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Foundation present “Nativity: A Christmas Gift” at 8 p.m. at Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This theater production based on Langston Hughes’ musical dramatization of the “Christmas Story” celebrates the holiday season through music, dance and fellowship. The production will run through Dec. 23. For more information, call 412-648-2276 or visit www.proartstickets.org.
Savoy Restaurant presents a Special Christmas Savoy Jazz Event 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. This special Christmas event will feature Roger Humphries and guest Chizmo Charles. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit www.savoypgh.com.
BNY Mellon, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and others present JazzLive at 5 p.m. at the Backstage Bar 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. There will be no performance tonight. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit www.trustarts.org.
The Harlem Globetrotters International Inc. presents The Harlem Globetrotters’ 2014 “Fans Rule” World Tour at 7 p.m. at the CONSOL Energy Center, 1001 Fifth Ave., Uptown. The Globetrotters have been thrilling audiences for more than 80 years, while innovating the game in new ways. For more information, visit www.harlemglobetrotters.com.