Arts and Culture Calender

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Thursday 3

Fashion for the Wild
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium presents Fashion for the Wild from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the PPG Aquarium, One Wild Place, Highland Park. This fashion benefit supports the wildlife the conservation, exhibits and education at the zoo, and is a mixture of a wildlife-themed fashion show, trunk show and sale, silent auction and more. Kiya Tomlin is one of the many designers to be featured at the show. Every guest is encouraged to bring an accessory to be donated to the Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh. For more information, call 412-365-2540.

Friday 4

RACE Exhibition
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History presents “RACE: Are We So Different?” at 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. This exhibition looks at the ways science and human-history has intersected to form our understanding and beliefs about race. It explores the history of the idea of race, the changing role of science in that history and so much more. The exhibit will be displayed through Oct. 27. For more information, call 412-622-3131 or visit http://www.carnegiemnh.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. Tonight’s performer will be Kenia. It is open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.andyswinebar.com.

Saturday 5

Nine on Nine
Nine on Nine Restaurant presents its Saturday Night Music Series from 8:30-11 p.m. at 900 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Each Saturday, Nine on Nine will showcase music from some of the area’s most talented musicians. This evening’s performers are Dane Vannatter and Mark Strickland. For more information, visit http://www.nineonninepgh.com.

Sunday 6

First Sundays
Tori Walker, Eric Blackwell and Grubz Restaurant presents the First Sundays Gospel Jazz Jam Session & Brunch from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Cabaret Hall, 7928 Frankstown Ave., Homewood. The first Sunday of every month, attendees will enjoy gospel, jazz, spoken word, anything that plants a positive seed. For more information, call 412-952-9491 or 412-247-2932.

Campus Superstar
The Hillel Jewish University Center presents its 8th Annual Campus Superstar at 7 p.m. at the Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. This American Idol-like singing competition will feature performances from finalists of local colleges such as the University of Pittsburgh, Point Park and Carnegie Mellon competing for $5,000. Nancy Polinksy Johnson and David Johnson will serve as the emcees and the judges will be Etta Cox, Lynn Cullen, Ken Rice, Richard Rauh and the audience. For more information, call Josh Glass at 412-621-8875 or email joshg@hilleljuc.org.

Monday 7

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’s performers will be The Jevon Rushton Quartet. The attire is business casual. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.

Tuesday 8

JazzLive
BNY Mellon, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and others present JazzLive at 8 p.m. at the Cabaret Theater, Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Tuesday in April, guests can celebrate National Jazz Appreciation Month, along with a decade of jazz in the Cultural District and enjoy hot jazz from some of the most talented musicians. This evening will be the CD release party of the Sean Jones Quartet. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.

 

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