Featuring SIX Pittsburgh Jazz Hall of Fame musicians on ONE stage!
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Desserts served at 5:30pm
Music begins at 6:30pm
Special Guest Roger Humphries
Hosted by Mike Tomaro
Featured Director Ray DeFade
Featured Performers Max Leake & Eric DeFade
Including current TJHS Student Jazz Band directed by Jim Mirabella, and more than 25 TJHS alumni musicians!
TJ ARTScast Season 1: Episode 6: Visual Artists Part 1 Interview with Local Artist Mary Culbertson Stark (www.mculbertson-stark.com)
City Snapshot – Jessica Cook talks about Society of Contemporary Crafts
Additional Music – Kevin Kindlin (“Here’s to Life” from Sweet Sweet Jazz 2011 concert album)
On Thursday, July 23 from 9:30am-12pm, TJ Arts hosts entertainer Tom Breiding at CCAC South Campus Auditorium in a free program available to West Jefferson Hills children and their families. Mr. Breiding is a singer, guitarist, songwriter and recording artist, and he will perform his program “Story of a Steeltown,” which includes musical stories about steelworkers, coal miners and family life in our region, showing our region’s key role in shaping America.
Children must be accompanied by an adult if not part of an organized group. All tickets are FREE, courtesy of TJ Arts!
TJ ARTScast Season 1: Episode 4: Creative Writing Part 1
Listen to our latest TJ ARTScast episode! This is the first of a two-part series on creative writing. This month’s episode features an interview with local storyteller and TJ alumnus Dan Foytik, and next month we’ll talk with Sam Hazo, the first poet laureate of Pennsylvania.
Unfortunately, due to several factors we must cancel ARTS Day this summer, which was scheduled for Saturday, June 27, 2015. We appreciate everyone’s enthusiasm for this new event and will refund those who had signed up to participate. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TJ Arts launched a second Classic Crooners singing group for senior citizens this year. Originally scheduled to be at Jefferson Library, the group has been relocated to Arrowood at Southwestern, which is an independent senior living community at 512 Lewis Run Road.
The group rehearses every Wednesday from 2-3pm at at Arrowood.
This is FREE to all participants, and no experience necessary – just show up and sing along!
For questions, please contact Judy Ford at 412-469-3330.
TJ ARTScast Season 1: Episode 3: Summer Arts Programs
This month, TJ ARTScast looked at summer arts programs in the region. We talked with Veronica Corpuz from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust about the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival and discussed the inaugural ARTS Day this summer, a day of arts workshops and performances hosted by TJ Arts.