Arts and Culture Calendar 5-28-14

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Thursday 29

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 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 30

Baseball in Pittsburgh
The Carnegie Museum of Art presents the “Teenie Harris Photographs: Baseball in Pittsburgh” exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Scaife Lobby, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The exhibit highlights 25 of the most memorable photographs from Harris’ 700 images tracing the history of baseball in Pittsburgh’s Black communities. There is also never before seen film footage displayed. The exhibit will run through September 2014. For more information, visit http://www.cmoa.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.  The evening’s performer will be jazz vocalist Kenia. It is open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.andyswinebar.com.

Saturday 31

BEAUTIFUL Hair Show
MiMi’s Hair to Serve presents “BEAUTIFUL Inside & Out” the 1st Annual Hair Show 2014 from 5-8 p.m. at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. This show is expected to bring life back into the hair industry through creativity in artistic hair design, color, cutting, fashion and more. There will be dancing, modeling, skits and more. For more information, call 412-793-4500.

Sunday 1

Jazz on the Rivers
RH Factor presents the 13th Annual Jazz on the River from 12:30-4 p.m. at the Gateway Clipper, 350 W. Station Square Dr., Station Square. Special guests will include the RH Factor Band, Flo Wilson and the Old School Band and Latin band Azucar. Proceeds benefit the Roger L. Humphries Sr. Musical Scholarship Fund. For more information, call 412-321-1069 or visit http://www.rogerhumphries.com.

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.

Monday 2

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. The attire is business casual. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.

Tuesday 3

JazzLive
BNY Mellon, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and others present JazzLive at 5 p.m. at the Agnes 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. The evening’s featured entertainer will be Roger Humphries. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.

 

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