New Horizon Theater Inc. presents “I.D.” at 7:30 p.m. at The Falk School/ University of Pittsburgh, 4060 Allequippa St., Oakland. “I.D.” is a hip-hop theatre piece that explores cultural identity utilizing dance, music and emceeing. The production by NSankou Njikam, choreographed by Kikora Franklin and directed by Steve Broadnax, will run through Oct. 11. For more information, call 412-431-0773 or visit http://www.newhorizontheater.org.
Pittsburgh Improv Jam
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents its Pittsburgh Improv Jam at 10 p.m. at Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Thursday patrons can enjoy a night of spontaneous, comedic scenes inspired by audience suggestions and performed by experienced improvisers. This is a 21 and older event. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.
Friday 9Jazz at Andys
Andys Wine Bar at the Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel presents Jazz at Andys from 5-7:30 p.m. at 510 Market St., Downtown. Special guest DJ Malls will be spinning the vinyl as part of the VINYL Happy Hour. Following the happy hour, there will be a musical performance by Anqwenique Wingfield. It is open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.andyswinebar.com.
Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton
MCG Jazz presents Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton at 7 p.m. at the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 1815 Metropolitan St., Manchester. The talented Lisa Fischer, who has toured with acts such as The Rolling Stones, Sting, Chris Botti and more, recently starred in the Oscar winning documentary “Twenty Feet in Stardom.” There will also be a show at 9:30 p.m. as well. For more information, visit http://www.mcgjazz.org.
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents SOUL SESSIONS at 8 p.m. at the August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. The featured artist will be R&B songstress Marsha Ambrosius, one half of the duo Floetry. With her lush, distinctive voice, she will bring an intimate performance to the guests of the August Wilson Center. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.
The Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company presents “Dulcy” at 8 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, 937 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. “Dulcy,” the first play of the season, is about Dulcinea Smith Gordon, also known as Dulcy, and the hilarious party she holds for her husband and his friends. Although filled with good intentions, the bubbly yet meddling Dulcy always seems to cause calamity whenever she tries to help her husband. This is the last showing of this play. For more information, visit http://www.pittsburghplaywrights.com.
Savoy Restaurant presents Savoy Jazz Mondays from 5-9 p.m. at 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District. Every Monday guests can enjoy live jazz in a sophisticated atmosphere by some of the city’s most talented jazz performers. The attire is business casual. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents JazzLive at 5 p.m. at the Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Tuesday, guests can enjoy a free live jazz series that showcases some of the region’s finest jazz musicians. The evening’s featured performer will be bassist Paul Thompson. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.
Humanae/I AM AUGUST
The August Wilson Center presents “Humanae/I AM AUGUST” at the August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. The exhibition is a local adaptation of Brazilian photographer Angélica Dass’ “Humanae” project, which features more than 2,500 photos in public spaces around the world. The local project, produced by Janera Solomon and the Kelly Strayhorn Theater in partnership with The Magenta Foundation with support from The Pittsburgh Foundation, and has the theme “I AM AUGUST” and includes a collection of community artists, leaders and friends of August Wilson. The exhibit will run through August 2016. For more information, call 412-338-8742 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.
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