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Art in the Park
The Borough of Wilkinsburg and the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation presents Wilkinsburg’s 2012 Art in the Park from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Penn Avenue Parklet, 743 Penn Ave., Wilkinsburg, This is the last day for the Summer season event and there will be food, music vendors and fun for the whole family. There will also be live entertainment.
Pittsburgh Improv Jam
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents the Pittsburgh Improv Jam at 10 p.m. at the Cabaret Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. This is 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 412-325-6769 or visit www.trustarts.culturaldistrict.org
UPLIFT Enterprises and Savoy Restaurant present Mike Epps’ “I’m Still Standing” Tour at 7 p.m. at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Comedian and actor Epps will return to Pittsburgh’s stage with a new routine to keep his audience laughing. Epps has starred in several stand-up specials and movies, including “Next Friday,” “Friday After Next,” “The Fighting Temptation”and his latest, “Sparkle” with Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks. For more information, call 1-888-71-TICKETS or visit www.mikeepppgh.com.
The August Wilson Center for African American Culture presents “Richmond Barthe: His Life in Art” at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. This is a collection of 30 sculptures by Barthe, the first modern African-American sculptor to achieve national and international success. He created classically influenced bronze sculptures featuring African-American and African subjects. For more information, call 412-258-2700
Sunday Night Concert
The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents its Sunday Night Concerts from 6-9 p.m. at the James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy, 422 Foreland St, North Side. The featured entertainment will be the Roger Barbour Quartet and Tony Mowod will be the host. For more information, call 412-343-9555 or visit www.pittsburghjazz.org.
Savoy Restaurant presents Savoy Jazz from 5-9 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 each week. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit www.savoypgh.com.
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents JazzLive at 5 p.m. at the Agnes Katz Plaza at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Tuesday guests can enjoy hot jazz from some of the most talented jazz musicians, cool drinks and great people. This week’s entertainer will be Roby Edwards. For more information, visit www.trustarts.org
Savoy Restaurant presents “An Evening with Kem” at 8 p.m. at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Artistree and Teresa Hawthorne will join R&B artist Kem. For more information, call Chris at 412-400-0313 or visit www.savoypgh.com or www.grooveproductionsinc.com.
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