Arts and Culture Calendar 7-16-14

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Thursday 17

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 18

ROMANCE
Kinetic Theatre Co. presents “ROMANCE” by David Mamit at 8 p.m. at The Alloy Studios, 5530 Penn Ave., East Liberty. This comedy is about a romantic rendezvous gone wrong Hawaii. The performance will run through Aug. 2. For more information, visit http://www.kinetictheatre.org.

Saturday 19

Black Arts Festival
The Haramnee Ujima Black Arts and Cultural Association presents The Black Arts Festival 2014 at Homewood Avenue and Kelly Street, Homewood. The two-day festival will feature African dance, Kwanzaa in July, health screenings, live jazz performances, line dancing, retail and food vendors, a libation ceremony, and much more. For more information, call 412-961-1377 or 412-737-2133 or visit http://harambeeujima.org.

Summer Soul Line Dancing
Citiparks presents Summer Soul Line Dancing from 2-4 p.m. at the Mellon Park Tennis Court, Fifth Avenue and Beechwood Boulevard, Shadyside. Instructor Roland Ford incorporates R&B music into free classes that begin with basic steps and finishes with more advanced moves. Athletic footwear is required at this location. For more information, visit http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/­citiparks/­summer-soul-dancing.

Sunday 20

Glass Show & Sale
The Duncan & Miller Glass Museum presents The 39th Annual Duncan & Miller Glass Show & Sale from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Washington County Fair Grounds & Expo, 2151 N. Main St., Washington, Pa. The display will illustrate the convention theme of Duncan by Candlelight with an exhibit of the candlesticks and candelabra produced by the Duncan factories. The show and sale provides support for the ongoing efforts to enhance the museum and its research and education programs. For more information, call Lauren Kofar at 724-222-3334 or visit http://www.duncanmiller.net.

Monday 21

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 22

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 Ralph LaLama from New York City. The attire is business casual. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.

Wednesday 23

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. Trombonist Harold Betters will perform. There will be a Jimmy G’s jazz buffet and more. This event is free and open to the public. Upscale casual attire, no jeans, is required. For more information, call 412-391-5227.

Jazz On the Steps
The Harold Young Jazz Workshop Inc. presents the Jazz On the Steps Summer Concert Series from 5:30-7 p.m. on the front steps of the Homewood branch of the Carnegie Library, 7101 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. Every Wednesday the workshop will feature jazz entertainers. This evening’s artists will be Al Dowe and Etta Cox. The event is free and open to the public and guests must bring their own lawn chairs. For more information, visit http://www.jazzworkshopinc.org.

 

 

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