Arts and Culture Calendar 7-9-14

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 Thursday 10

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 11

Outdoor Jazz Concert
The Community Empowerment Association Urban Arts, Cultural and Renaissance Café presents a free Outdoor Jazz Concert at 5 p.m. at the CEA Arts, Culture and Training Institute, 7120 Kelly St., Homewood. The concert will feature Dr. Salim Washington, one of the most compelling modern African saxophonist in jazz, along with Ben Barson and other local jazz musicians. For more information, call 412-371-3689 or visit http://www.ceapittsburgh.org.

Saturday 12

Family Dance Party
The Kelly Strayhorn Theater presents the “Let’s Move! Family Dance Party” at 11 a.m. at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. This is a family-friendly event hosted by the Kelly Strayhorn and 720 Music, Clothing & Café, and will include fun activities, art, face painting, ice cream and more. For more information, call 412-363-3000 or visit http://www.kelly-strayhorn.org.

360 Degrees R&B/Soul
Opus One presents 360 Degrees of R&B & Soul at Club Café, 56 S. 12th St., South Side. The evening will feature entertainment by Jazz Garcelle & Friends. For more information, call 412-719-3050.

Sunday 13

Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra
BNY Mellon Jazz presents the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra with special guest Paquito D’Rivera at 7 p.m. at Hartwood Acres, 200 Hartwood Acres, Pittsburgh. This is a collaboration between MCG Jazz and Allegheny County Parks. For more information, call 412-322-0800.

Monday 14

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. The evening’s entertainment will be Tony Campbell’s Jazz Surgery featuring vocalist Fred Pugh III. The attire is business casual. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.

Tuesday 15

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 Mark Strickland. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.

 

 

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