Arts and Culture Calendar 3-12-14

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Thursday 13

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 14

Ramey Lewis
MCG Jazz presents Ramsey Lewis: The Sun Goddess Tour at 9:30 p.m. at The Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 1815 Metropolitan St., Manchester. Lewis will perform tunes from his album “Sun Goddess,” which is filled with sleek grooves and gorgeous melodies. For more information, call 412-322-0800 or visit http://www.mcgjazz.org.

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. This evening’s performer will be Tania Grubbs. It is open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.andyswinebar.com.

Saturday 15

Benefit Concert
The Ultimate Beauty Spa presents the Artistree & Diva Retreat’s Benefit Concert from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. at the Wyndham Hotel, 100 Lytton Ave., Oakland. The evening will feature performances from Artistree, Char Briggs, Gina Yohe and Imani Wilkerson. This event is being held to raise proceeds for Breast Cancer survivors to attend “Diva Retreats” which celebrates their survival. For more information, call 412-421-7100 or 412-414-1039.

Sunday 16

Black Angels Over Tuskegee
New Horizon Theater Inc. presents Layon Gray’s “Black Angels Over Tuskegee” at 7:30 p.m. at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. This award winning off Broadway play is about the journey of men to become the first Black aviators in the U.S. Army Air Force. The show will run through March 16. For more information, call 412-431-0773 or email newhorizontheater@yahoo.com.

Monday 17

Savoy Jazz
Savoy Restaurant presents Savoy Jazz Mondays from 5-10 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 evening, jazz vocalist Spanky Wilson will join the trio. The attire is business casual. 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 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. The evening’s featured entertainer will be Salsamba. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.

Tyler Perry Stage Play
Peachez Inc. presents Tyler Perry’s stage play “Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned” at 7:30 p.m. at the Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. This stage play, starring Cheryl “Pepsii” Riley tells of a lonely woman who meets a man that treats her like a queen at first, but soon changes. This show is said to be entertaining yet unpredictable. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.

Wednesday 19

Live Jazz
The Rivers Club presents Wednesday Night Live Jazz from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown. Every Wednesday night local artists, many from the Pittsburgh Jazz Society’s Hall of Fame, will perform. There will be a Jimmy G’s jazz buffet and more. The evening’s performer will be the Roger Barbour Jazz Quartet. This event is free and open to the public. Upscale casual attire, no jeans, is required. For more information, call 412-391-5227.

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