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July 16th, 2003 Update Summer Happenings in the City of Bridges. Our event picks of the week are listed below. For comprehensive event listings & happenings, dig through the Culture sections of this website. In addition, Bridgespotters , Ground Zero , emayhem, splashmax, The Penn Avenue Arts Initiative, Pitt Arts and MAP maintain regular email lists of events in the Steel City.  Our collective works hard to bring you updated local cultural information. Your feedback is most important to us as we undertake a massive update of our website. Please feel free to drop us a line anytime - element5ive@yahoo.com  

 

 

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·       [July 10th  2003] -  INNERVENUS - Maryland Band needs help for tour

·       [July 10th  2003] -  MATTRESS FACTORY - Updates + Happening

·       [July 9th  2003] -  GROUND ZERO - Happenings List pt.2

·       [July 9th  2003] -  GROUND ZERO - Happenings List pt.1

·       [July 9th  2003] -  PENN AVENUE ARTS INITIATIVE - PAAI e-list

·       [July 9th  2003] -  SALVO - Call for salvage artists

·       [July 6th  2003] -  EMAYHEM - Weekly Listings

·       [July 5th  2003] -  PROJECT 1877 - Calendar of Events

·       [July 4th  2003] -  INNERVENUS - news + updates

·       [July 4th  2003] -  PROJECT 1877 - Clean Up

·       [July 2nd  2003] - PITT ARTS - e-list

·       [July 1st  2003] - UNION PROJECT - Volunteer Request

·       [July 1st  2003] - CMU NEW PLAY FESTIVAL - Announcement

·       [Jun 28th  2003] - RADIO FREE PITTSBURGH - XM Satellite Music Festival

·       [Jun 26th  2003] - PGH ELECTRONIC - Website back on

·       [Jun 26th  2003] - CURB MAGAZINE - Voices from the Street

·       [Jun 26th  2003] - PITTSBURGH FILMMAKERS - New Workshop Registration

·       [Jun 25th  2003] - PITT ARTS - event list

·       [Jun 25th  2003] - GZ - Happenings list

·       [Jun 25th  2003] - BEAM - Updates

·       [Jun 25th  2003] - KHAFIF - Class changes + updates

·       [Jun 24th  2003] -  THE UNION PROJECT - Workshop on Stained Glass Repair

·       [Jun 23rd  2003] - PITTSBURGH PUBLIC THEATER - Volunteer Request

·       [Jun 23rd  2003] - PGH MUSIC WORKS - Workshop on live music recording

 

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Wed July 9th 

 

 

Wed July 9th - Poetry and Jazz experience. Presented by the Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange. The poetry of Barbara Duarte Esgalhado, Yun Wang, and Michael Wurster. Music by the Marva Josie Quartet and Valentino Vasuez. 7:30pm | $4 @ Club Café. 56 S 12th St. [Southside]. 412-431-4950 or www.clubcafelive.com

 

Wed July 9th - THE RETURN OF NATHAN PECK with Jazz Satellite. Featuring Nathan Peck on bass, Alex Peck on drums, Colter Harper on guitar, and Chris Hemingway on alto sax. w/ opening act Bop-Fu$3 | 8:00pm @ The Quiet Storm Coffeehouse.  5430 Penn Ave. [Garfield]. www.quietstormcoffee.com
 

Wed July 9th - BARRY ANDREWS - live. Barry Andrews was the frontman of 80s wave/funk band Shriekback as well as an integral member of XTC and Robert Fripp's League of Gentlemen. He will do two sets (solo piano, and electronica). Opening are France's postrockers Herman Dune. Over 21 show.  $10 | 7:30pm @ The Rex Theater. 1602 East Carson Street [South Side]. www.rextheatre.com and www.barryandrews.net

 

Wed July 9th - Live Jazz.  Good Food. Libations. 8pm. @ The PGH Deli Co. 728 Copeland St. [Shadyside]. 412-682-DELI or www.pghdeli.com

 

Wed July 9th - Open Jam Session hosted by Gene Stovall. 9pm-1am @ The Shadow Lounge. 5972 Baum Blvd [Corner of Baum & S.Highland, East Liberty].  412-363-8277.

 

Wed July 9th - Spoken Word Wednesdays - All open mic. Musicians Jamming. Think the movie Love Jones.  @ The New Crawford Grill .  2141 Wylie Avenue [Hill District]. 412-471-1565

 

Wed July 9th - "Salsa". Salsa Lessons & DJs spinning salsa music @ Club Havana. 5744 Ellsworth Ave [Shadyside]. 10pm. 412-661-2025.visit the Pittsburgh Salsa Web

 

Wed July 9th - Nostalgia. Every Wednesday, DJs SMI and Nate Da Phat Barber spin the most Classic Hip hop, R&B, and Reggae with a new school vibe. 21+. $8.  10pm-2am. @ Kayla's Place. 4923 Penn Ave [Garfield]. Info:  www.soulgardenlive.com

 

 

 

Thurs July 10th 

 

Thurs July 10th - The South Side Street Spectacular.  A celebration of street culture in one of the most liveliest PGH neighborhoods. All along E.Carson St in the Southside. More info:

http://www.southsidepgh.com/content_pgs/festivalmain.htm

 

Thurs July 10th - Phat Man Dee + Tommy Amoeba Anniversary celebration. The Amoeba's Wedding Ann. Concert. Phat Man Dee and her band the Liquitones, team up with Tommy Amoeba and Amoeba Knievel at the Rex for their one year bash!Relive the extravaganza that took place last year. $10, 21+ 9:30 pm @ The Rex Theater. 1602 East Carson Street [South Side]. www.rextheatre.com

 

Thurs July 10th - Indie Rock:  The Microwaves, Conelrad, and Boombox. Live. 7-11pm. @ Modern Formations Gallery. 4919 Penn Ave [Friendship/Garfield]. www.modernformations.com
 

Thurs July 10th - Film:  Delicate Balance. Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a Connecticut couple whose “delicate balance” is thrown off forever by the arrival of two friends is even more relentless than Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The definitive rendition of the play is this one, directed by Tony Richardson. Katharine Hepburn and Paul Scofield (as Agnes and Tobias) and Joseph Cotton and Betsy Blair (as the disruptive houseguests) work miracles together. (Directed by Tony Richardson; 1973; 133 min). 8pm @ The Melwood Screening Room.  477 Melwood Ave [N. Oakland]. 412-682-4111 or www.pghfilmmakers.org

 

Thurs July 10th - Live Bands on the Soulful tip. Weekly. 8pm @ The Shadow Lounge. 5972 Baum Blvd. [Corner of Baum & S.Highland, East Liberty]. 412-363-8277 or www.7thmovement.net 

 

Thurs July 10th - Weekly Deep House night and other groovy soulful music courtesy of resident DJ DC Space and your host Jason C. Weekly guest DJs representing the best in soulful dance music with a touch of class and a down to earth vibe. $2 Yuengling / $3 well drink special. FREE! 10pm-2am. @ Club Havana - 5744 Ellesworth Ave. one block from Negley, behind the UniMart. [Shadyside].   email:  jasonc_clubhavana@hotmail.com

 

 

 

Fri Jun 11th

 

Fri Jun 11th -  The South Side Street Spectacular.  A celebration of street culture in one of the most liveliest PGH neighborhoods. All along E.Carson St in the Southside. More info:

http://www.southsidepgh.com/content_pgs/festivalmain.htm

 

Fri Jun 11th -  ART: Reception - The Ellsworth Avenue ArtWalk. Since there was no Ellsworth Avenue FirstFriday ArtWalk this month due to the July 4 holiday, we and the other galleries on Ellsworth Ave. have decided to be hold it on Friday, July 11th. We hope that you can visit us from 5:30-9:00pm. Daniel Belardinelli, our featured artist from New York, will be in town for all to meet, since he was unable to attend our June 6th reception. Also, the paper paintings, which sold out at the New York Outsider Art Fair recently (framed) at $1,000 each, are for sale here at $150 each (unframed). He would like to make his work easily accessible for Pittsburgh collectors. We have received a video of him “in action”, so please do make plans to join us on the 11th, where you can meet him in person! Also featuring works by local icons Ron Korczynski and Karl Mullen.   5:30-9:00pm @ Gallerie Chiz. 5831 Ellesworth Ave [Shadyside]. www.galleriechiz.com

 

Fri Jun 11th -  Good Fridays:  3rd Annual Hip-hop + Graffiti Showcase. A multi-media event that celebrates Pittsburgh’s indigenous hip hop culture and showcases diverse local talent by highlighting the four root elements of the culture: DJing, MCing, break dancing and graffiti art. In addition to performances by local DJs, B-boys, and hip hop artists; this year’s event features a talk and slideshow by New York graffiti artist and graffiti art historian, Stephen Powers (aka ESPO). w/ NYC DJ: EDDIE STATS [ www.thefader.com ],(formerly known in PGH as 'DJ STATIC'). With a graffiti wall featuring original works by NYC artists: STAK , GUESS, WISE and Pittsburgh artists: BL4CKH4M [www.bl4ckh4m.com],  CSN Crew [www.seakmac.com], ONOROK, NECS, VENT 26, VORTEX [www.vortexkomix.com].  With screening of rare underground hiphop videos by: CULTURAMA [www.culturama.org]. Also featuring performances by Pittsburgh MC crew: LIBERATION and Pittsburgh DJs: SELECTA [www.720records.com], BIG JOHN STUD [www.RadioHipHop.com], CHAD RAPP [Drastik Measures]. Co-sponsored by 720 Records and Influential Flavor Productions. FREE | 6pm. @ The Andy Warhol Museum. 117 Sandusky Street [Nortthside]. 412.237.8300 or www.warhol.org

 

Fri Jun 11th -  Theater:  Black Forum Exhibition presents... INDIVISUAL - an urban libretto, written and directed by Barrett Black, about coping with racial tension in our daily lives, the barriers that keep races divided, and our forgotten relationship with Earth. The theatrical performance integrates motion picture, live original music, dance, and singing to teach multicultural awareness and social harmony. 8:30pm | $7-10 @ Kelly-Strayhorn Theater.  5941 Penn Ave [East Liberty]. www.kelly-strayhorn.org

 

Fri Jun 11th -  OPENING RECEPTION:  The Garfield Artworks is Pleased to Present: WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET, New Photographs by Susannah Mira with a performance by Sarrogit and music by Carol Blaze. This event is free to the people! feel free to byob! Show runs through July 27.  Closing Reception July 25 with films by Olivia Ciummo.   FREE! 7-10pm.  @ Garfield Artworks. 4931 Penn Ave [Garfield]. viewing hours by appointment: 412-361-2262 or mancusoart@cs.com  or www.garfieldartworks.com

 

Fri Jun 11th -  Comedy: Bargain Basement Prices! Everything Must Go! The Animal Club presents yet another evening of sketch comedy, featuring lots of new material and a couple oldies not seen since 2000. The insatiable Gab Bonesso will do her stand up act, then join the animal club for the show. BE THERE! $5.00 | 8:00 PM @ The Gemini Theatre in The Factory. 7501 Penn Ave [Point Breeze]. 412-243-6464 or www.geminitheater.org or mikebalzer@theanimalclub.com

 

Fri Jun 11th -  SAUCE!  Check out one of the funkiest, hip shaking nights to hit the city in a while.  Soulful. Funky. Warm vibes all around. w/ element 5 favorite DJ Ed Umm.  Hosted by Christina & Kelly from Milk Records. FREE! Good Food + Drinks! @ Ray's Marlin Beach Grill & Lounge.  5121 Butler Street [Lawrenceville].  Info:  www.milkrecords.net/sauce


Fri Jun 11th -  New Paintings by, David Alan Flynn - Opening Reception. David is a local artist to Pittsburgh, that started painting about 4 years ago. His stretched canvas' are worked with pen & ink and acrylic paint, never applied with a brush, to create intricate abstractions. David's paintings allude to surreal environments from a sci-fi adventure. Refreshments will be provided, and BYOB! Then stick around for live music! Show runs through August 24, 2003.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. @ The Quiet Storm.
5430 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh. 412.661.9355. www.quietstormcoffee.com  | 412-661-9355

 

Fri Jun 11th -   Theater: The 2003 CMU Summer New Play Festival - a showcase three plays each weekend, performing the work of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama Dramatic Writing Program alumni and students. Today - 2pm: 8pm: "Pinhole of Joy," written by Tara Meddaugh and directed by Denise Pullen, is about a wife who demands her husband to satisfy her obsession for human hair. @ The Purnell Center for the Arts. Carnegie Mellon University Campus [Oakland]. Info: 412-268-5765 or 412-268-2407 or ecs@andrew.cmu.edu

 

Fri Jun 11th - GIL MANTERA'S PARTY DREAM. Ohio's sexy electro-karaoke duo return, with Grand Buffet and Ludus Lovestyle. Over 21 show. $6 | 10pm @ 31st Street Pub. 3101 Penn Ave [Strip District]. Info: www.31stpub.com

 

Fri Jun 11th -  Hip Hop Cafe Series. Live poetry, spoken word, music and beatz. 9pm-1am | $5 @ The Shadow Lounge. 5972 Baum Blvd. [Corner of Baum & S.Highland, East Liberty]. 412-363-8277. www.finlessbrown.com
 

Fri Jun 11th -  Funk, Soul & Rare grooves.  Spun by E-Dan from local favs Strict Flow FREE! 10pm-2am. @ Club Havana - 5744 Ellesworth Ave. one block from Negley, behind the UniMart. [Shadyside].  

 

Fri Jun 11th -  Hip Hop - with your residents Hank D & Big John Stud. @ The PGH Deli Co. 728 Copeland St. [Shadyside]. 412-682-DELI or www.pghdeli.com

 

Fri Jun 11th -  Reggae, Dub, and DancehallFeat. The Reggae Bus Crew. DJs spinning the Deepest Dub and the Roots Reggae. Chill atmosphere. Every Friday @ Pub. I.G. 328 Atwood St [Below India Garden in Oakland].  412-682-1900

 

Fri Jun 11th -  Stryking Productions + GROOVE present... Liberation. Live hip-hop from the PGH's own fine crew. w/ DJs J Smooth, E-Rock, Space tha Junglist and Casper Gomez. $10 | 21+ | 11pm-4am. @ Club Laga. 3609 Forbes Ave [Oakland]. www.clublaga.com

 

 

 

Sat July 12th

 

Sat July 12th -  Skydive party for music lovers. Camping, music, volleyball, cook-outs, and tandem jumping. You will jump with an instructor and experience approximately 1 minute of free fall and then 6-9 minutes of falling with an open chutte. Price includes everything including camping on Saturday night and two cook-outs. . 11am @ Skydive Pennsylvania. Near Grove City Mall Outlets in Mercer, PA Send email to skydiveparty@yahoo.com  for more info

 

Sat July 12th -  The South Side Street Spectacular.  A celebration of street culture in one of the most liveliest PGH neighborhoods. All along E.Carson St in the Southside. More info:

http://www.southsidepgh.com/content_pgs/festivalmain.htm


Sat July 12th -
 E-FEST!  A celebration of emerging artists in East Liberty.  You'll hear jazz, gospel, hip-hop, world beats and the Pittsburgh Poetry slam team. You'll see modern dance, steppers, and amazing breakdancers. Bring the family for fun hands-on art activities, magic shows, a climbing wall, and more. E-fest invites everyone to experience the community we call home. Noon-Evening | FREE. @ the corner of Penn & S.Highland [East Liberty].  Info line:  412.661.2315

 

Sat July 12th -  Theater: The 2003 CMU Summer New Play Festival - a showcase three plays each weekend, performing the work of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama Dramatic Writing Program alumni and students. Today - 2pm: "Pinhole of Joy," written by Tara Meddaugh and directed by Denise Pullen, is about a wife who demands her husband to satisfy her obsession for human hair.  8pm: "The Gods Return To Inspiration," written by John Cassel and directed by Aine Donnelly, is a story about a plague-stricken town of Inspiration.  The town, which turned its back on the gods, has a chance of salvation through a young girl who hears voices.@ The Purnell Center for the Arts. Carnegie Mellon University Campus [Oakland]. Info: 412-268-5765 or 412-268-2407 or ecs@andrew.cmu.edu

 

Sat July 12th - Potomac Accord, Vale and Year, Lord Grunge of Grand Buffet. Live. 8pm @ Quiet Storm Coffeehouse. 5430 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh. 412.661.9355. www.quietstormcoffee.com  

 

Sat July 12th - Holy Hip-Hop Artist Showcase. Pittsburgh' first Christian Hip-hop Concert. Features such diverse national and local recording artists as: Carriers of the Cross, D.J. Designs, Foreign Tongues, Generation Blessed, Jesus Disciple, Kerux, Kanino, Local recording artist "Light da flow Minister", Soda Pop (praise dancers), Soldiers of War, Timothy Brindle, and many more! $10/$12 | 7pm. @ Mr.Smalls Theater. 400 Lincoln Ave [Millvale]. 412-821-4447 and www.mrsmalls.com 

 

Sat July 12th -  Theater:  Black Forum Exhibition presents... INDIVISUAL - an urban libretto, written and directed by Barrett Black, about coping with racial tension in our daily lives, the barriers that keep races divided, and our forgotten relationship with Earth. The theatrical performance integrates motion picture, live original music, dance, and singing to teach multicultural awareness and social harmony. 9:30pm | $7-10 @ Kelly-Strayhorn Theater.  5941 Penn Ave [East Liberty]. www.kelly-strayhorn.org

 

Sat July 12th -  720 Records Night @ Tangos.  Deep dishes of soulful funky dance vibes courtesy of DJs Eric Justin and J Roberts of 720 Records.  10pm-onwards. FREE. @ Tango's Martnin Bar.  Corner of Sandusky & E. General Robinson [across from the Warhol Museum, North Side]. 412-325-2600.
 

Sat July 12th -  Pulse, Live cutting edge electronic music & DJs. All ages. FREE. 10pm @ Kiva Han. Forbes and Craig Streets [Oakland] - 412.687.6355,

 

Sat July 12th -  Jazz in the House. Let your resident DC space take you on a jazz oddessy in nu dance music. Soulful. @ Club Havana - 5744 Ellesworth Ave. one block from Negley, behind the UniMart. [Shadyside]. 

 

Sat July 12th -   "Salsa". Shake your hips to the sounds of Tropa Orchestral.  @ Cozumel. 5505 Walnut St. [Shadyside]. Info:  Pittsburgh Salsa Web

 

Sat July 12th -  CRASH! The ever popular afterhours featuring free waffle buffet with all the fixings Waffles made fresh on the spot by the one and only DJ SMI, spinning some straight up soulful and downtempo. BYOB. $5. @ Shadow Lounge. 5972 Baum Blvd. [corner of Baum & S.Highland in East Liberty]. 412-363-8277

 

 

 

Sun July 13th 

 

 

Sun July 13th - E-FEST!  A celebration of emerging artists in East Liberty.  You'll hear jazz, gospel, hip-hop, world beats and the Pittsburgh Poetry slam team. You'll see modern dance, steppers, and amazing breakdancers. Bring the family for fun hands-on art activities, magic shows, a climbing wall, and more. E-fest invites everyone to experience the community we call home. Noon-Evening | FREE. @ the corner of Penn & S.Highland [East Liberty].  Info line:  412.661.2315

 

Sun July 13th - Theater: The 2003 CMU Summer New Play Festival - a showcase three plays each weekend, performing the work of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama Dramatic Writing Program alumni and students. Today - 2pm: "The Gods Return To Inspiration," written by John Cassel and directed by Aine Donnelly, is a story about a plague-stricken town of Inspiration.  The town, which turned its back on the gods, has a chance of salvation through a young girl who hears voices. 8pm: "The Baby Is Blue," written by Matt Schatz and directed by Stuart Carden, is a play about a popular song that haunts the lives of four intertwined characters and unearths a dark past;  @ The Purnell Center for the Arts. Carnegie Mellon University Campus [Oakland]. Info: 412-268-5765 or 412-268-2407 or ecs@andrew.cmu.edu
 

Sun July 13th - Sunday Services. Sermons of deep house, jazz, funk, and soul. Divine brunch and lunch services; congregations on our outdoor patio. Offerings of bloody mary's, white russians, and mimosas, and of course ... the word according to brother Black Mike. 1pm-6pm, 21+. @ Club Havana - 5744 Ellesworth Ave. one block from Negley, behind the UniMart. [Shadyside]. 

 

Sun July 13th - Theater:  Black Forum Exhibition presents... INDIVISUAL - an urban libretto, written and directed by Barrett Black, about coping with racial tension in our daily lives, the barriers that keep races divided, and our forgotten relationship with Earth. The theatrical performance integrates motion picture, live original music, dance, and singing to teach multicultural awareness and social harmony. 6pm | $7-10 @ Kelly-Strayhorn Theater.  5941 Penn Ave [East Liberty]. www.kelly-strayhorn.org

 

Sun July 13th - KRS-ONE. Live and direct. Concious hip-hop from the Blastmaster himself. If you haven't had a chance to check this veteran of the scene, be prepared to experience hip-hop culture on a philosophical level. 9pm | $18-20. @ Rosebud. 1650 Smallman St. [Strip District]. www.rosebudstage.com or www.elkoconcerts.com

 

Sun July 13th - THE ALL STAR GAME. This night brings out the best of the best DJs spinning deep house, old soul, disco, afro beat and anything else with a vibe. An element 5 favorite! Drink special: 1/2 off all Martins until midnight. No Cover. 10pm-2am @ PUB I.G on the lower level of India Garden, 328 Atwood St [Oakland]. (412)682-1900 or The All Star Game Website

 

Sun July 13th - Bros. Peck Jazz Satellite. Live Jazz. Good Coffee. ‘nuff said. @ Shadow Lounge.  5972 Baum Blvd [corner of Baum & S.Highland]. 9:30pm-1am. 412.363-8277

 

Sun July 13th - Spoken Word Sundays (open mic). 8pm @ Quiet Storm Coffeehouse. 5430 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh. 412.661.9355. www.quietstormcoffee.com  

 

 

 

Mon July 14th 

 

 

Mon July 14th - Monday TALK-TALK: Presented by emayhem.com .  Featuring the Very Rockin Master Mechanic, Fashions by Luxx and The Art of News.  $4 | 10pm. @ The Lava Lounge. 2204 E.Carson St. [Southside]. Info: 412-431-0850 or taco@emayhem.com

 

Mon July 14th - SOUL: New Monday Night Dance & Chill Spot. SMI Resident DJ w/ weekly Guests. Spinning Afro-Brazilian Beat, Deep& Jazzy House, Reggae, Hip-Hop, and Soul. 21 & Over. Dress: Urban Chic. Smoke-Free Venue. 2-Floors. Kitchen open ‘til 10pm. $5 Cover after 10pm. 8p-12a.  @ The Mezzanotte Café. 4621 Liberty Ave [Bloomfield]. www.7thmovement.net and www.mezzanottecafe.com

 

Mon July 14th - Big Comedy Nite! Neil Hamburger with Canned Hamm, Weird Paul + The Comic Dr. Awkward, all starting at 9 pm. @ The Rex Theater. 1602 East Carson Street [South Side]. www.rextheatre.com

 

Mon July 14th - Revolve w/ Resident DJs Kerem & Kaleo.. @ Zythos. 2108 E.Carson St. [South Side]. 412.481.2234.

 

Mon July 14th - The Crawford Grill IS OPEN every Monday night from 8-12.  NO COVER!!!   Live Jazz Feat: Kenny Blake - Sax. Jeff Grubbs   -  Bass. James T Johnson III - Drums. Howie Alexander – Piano. @ The Crawford Grill. 2141 Wylie Avenue. [Hill District]. 412-471-1565.

 

 

 

Tues July 15th 

 

Tues July 15th - Ken Karsh Trio. Live jazz for your after work release from these Momentum alumni..  Free. 5-7pm. @ Katz Plaza. Penn Ave @ 6th [Downtown]. www.pgharts.org/art/katz.cfm

 

Tues July 15th - Hardgroove Project. Havana presents a unique weekly featuring live music + DJs in an Open Jam format. Dancing, drinks - bring your own instruments! FREE! 9pm-1am.  @ Club Havana - 5744 Ellesworth Ave. one block from Negley, behind the UniMart. [Shadyside]. 
 

Tues July 15th - Solid State Soul. A new deep house night, hitting the Memphis Lounge (Zythos) on Tuesday nights. w/ resident DJ DC Space and guests. 10pm-2am. Free!!! 21+ @ Zythos. 2108 E.Carson St. [South Side]. 412.481.2234.

 

Tues July 15th - Jazz in the Lounge featuring Steve Palko. Open Jam. Signups begin at 9pm. @ The Rex Theater. 1602 East Carson Street [South Side]. www.rextheatre.com

 

Tues July 15th - Ya Dig?! 720 Soul night. Featuring rare grooves, jazz, and scratchy funk records of DJs Selecta and Bus Pass. 9pm-1am [kitchen open until midnight]. @ Kelly's Bar & Grill. 6012 Penn Circle South [East Liberty, just down the street from Shadow Lounge]. 412.363.6012

 

Tues July 15th - Every Tuesday with rotating DJs drastik,bigjohnstud,nuke knocka,spaed, kerochad rapp, adolf theives, and more!! Spinning Hip hop, rare grooves, r&b, reggae, soul, etc.  10pm-2am @ Cozumel.  5505 Walnut St [Shadyside].  412.621.5100

 

 

 

Wed July 16th 

 

Wed Jun 16th - Capacity Building Forum #4:  Parental and Political Engagement II. *Presentations/Workshops. This will be part two of a two-part series addressing the critical role parents and voters play in supporting public education. Presentations by Nance Hornsby of the Pittsburgh Public School's Parent Education Resource Center and members of the Pittsburgh School Board. *Spoken Word and music by DJ SMI. *Refreshments and Childcare provided. 6:30pm-8:30pm @ Hill House. 1835 Centre Avenue [Hill District]. www.hillhouse.org

 

Wed Jun 16th - Live Jazz.  Good Food. Libations. 8pm. @ The PGH Deli Co. 728 Copeland St. [Shadyside]. 412-682-DELI or www.pghdeli.com

 

Wed Jun 16th - Open Jam Session hosted by Gene Stovall. 9pm-1am @ The Shadow Lounge. 5972 Baum Blvd [Corner of Baum & S.Highland, East Liberty].  412-363-8277.

 

Wed Jun 16th - Spoken Word Wednesdays - All open mic. Musicians Jamming. Think the movie Love Jones.  @ The New Crawford Grill .  2141 Wylie Avenue [Hill District]. 412-471-1565

 

Wed Jun 16th - "Salsa". Salsa Lessons & DJs spinning salsa music @ Club Havana. 5744 Ellsworth Ave [Shadyside]. 10pm. 412-661-2025.visit the Pittsburgh Salsa Web

 

Wed Jun 16th - Nostalgia. Every Wednesday, DJs SMI and Nate Da Phat Barber spin the most Classic Hip hop, R&B, and Reggae with a new school vibe. 21+. $8.  10pm-2am. @ Kayla's Place. 4923 Penn Ave [Garfield]. Info:  www.soulgardenlive.com

 

 

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