Arts & Culture Calendar June 11-18

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Thursday 12

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 Etta Cox. It is open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.andyswinebar.com.

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 13

Ralphie May
The Pittsburgh Improv presents Ralphie May at 8 p.m. at The Pittsburgh Improv at 166 E. Bridge St., Homestead. Voted one of Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch,” Ralphie May has starred in several comedy specials on Comedy Central and in other live performances. May will appear at the Improv through June 15. For more information, call 412-462-5233 or email http://www.improv.com.

Saturday 14

The Road to Triumph
Visionary Performing Arts Academy presents “The Road to Triumph” recital at 6 p.m. at the Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Cultural District. The event is part of Visionary’s celebration of 15 years of performances. The evening will feature performances in tap, ballet, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and creative movement. For more information, call 412-584-2105 or visit http://www.visionaryperformingarts.org.

Riverview Jazz Series
Citiparks presents its Jazz Stars at Riverview Concert Series from 7-8:30 p.m. at Riverview Park, Riverview Avenue, North Side. Saturday evenings through August, guests can enjoy Pittsburgh’s premier jazz. This evening’s performer will be Reggie Watkins. Inclement weather may cause concert cancellations. For more information, call 412-255-2493.

Sunday 15

Arts Festival
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents the 55th Annual Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival at Point State Park, Downtown. This is a celebration of the arts featuring world-class, multi-disciplinary performing and visual arts attractions. Artists include Bridgette Perdue, Curtis Harding, Complaints n’at Choir, Yemaya Pittsburgh and so much more. The festival will run from June 6-15. For more information, visit http://www.3riversartsfest.org.

Monday 16

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 17

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 featured artist will be Stacie Abbott. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.

Wednesday 18

Jazz On the Steps
The Harold Young Jazz Workshop Inc. presents its Jazz On the Steps Concert Series from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Homewood Branch Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 7101 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. Every Wednesday guests will enjoy live jazz music on the steps of the library. Reggae group The Flow Band will be the featured performer. This is free and open to the public and guests must bring their own lawn chairs. If it rains, the concert will be moved inside. For more information, call 412-244-0480.

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.

 

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