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Exploration of Rhythm
The August Wilson Center for African American Culture presents Sean Jones Presents…Duets: Exploration of Rhythm at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. The well-recognized trumpeter, Sean Jones, will share the stage with legendary Jazz musician Roger Humphries. Tickets are $25. For more information, call 412-258-2700.
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.
Jay G & Big D present Club Galaxy from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. at Galaxy Lounge and Entertainment, 7246 Kelly St., Homewood. The evening will be hosted by Tracey Lee and DJ Matt G on the 1’s and 2’s. Ladies are free from 9-10 p.m. For more information, call 412-727-1395.
The Pittsburgh Poets Café presents its Fun-raiser reception and celebration at 6 p.m. at Sanaa Studio and Gallery, 518 Blessing St., Pittsburgh. Featured guests will include The Tubby Daniels Jazz Band, The Muddy Creek Blues Band, the Langston Hughes Poetry Society, the Kuntu Writers Workshop Poets and more. There will be vendors, open mike and a buffet. Kevin Amos will be the Master of Ceremonies. The fun-raiser will benefit The Montage. The cost is $5. For more information, call 412-277-4289 or 412-973-5188.
WAMO 100 and the August Wilson Center for African American Culture present the 5th Annual Shine Awards at 7 p.m. at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. This ceremony is to celebrate the achievements of youth from the community, ages 13-19. Hosea Chinches, who plays Mali on the hit show “The Game,” will be the host. There will be a red carpet event at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 412-258-2700 or visit www.theshyneawards.org.
AVA Lounge presents Live Jazz with The Interval Trio & Friends at 8:30 p.m. at 126 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty. Every Monday DJ J. Malls will be spinning jazz vinyls, followed by an open jam session. Also from 5:30-8:30 p.m. there will be a pre-Interval happy hour featuring the sounds of DJ Stephan. Must be 21 years or older. There is no cover. For more information, visit www.shadowlounge.net.
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