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Help us keep the music alive – make a tax-deductible donation to TJ Arts by December 31 so we can continue providing arts opportunities for students and residents in WJHSD.

Here’s how:
  1. Donate through Paypal.
  2. Donate through our new Generosity.com page.
  3. Do your holiday shopping on Amazon through Amazon Smile and select “TJ Arts,” and Amazon will make a donation based on your total purchase price.
  4. Send a check to TJ Arts, c/o Karen Suszynski, 220 Orchard Court, Jefferson Hills, PA 15025.

Thank you for supporting the arts in West Jefferson Hills!

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TJ ARTScast Season 1: Episode 9: Television & Film Arts, Part 1

Interview with Mark Fallone, Cinematographer and Video Producer for Phenomenon Post – producer, director and photographer (www.markfallone.com and www.phenomenonpost.com), by Dawn Walters

Additional Music – “Lullaby of Birdland” by George Shearing performed by Ray DeFade, Eric DeFade, Ray DeFade, Jr., Anton DeFade, and Kelley Krepin DeFade from the Sweet Sweet Jazz Concert 2015

Tune in today to hear what it’s all about! Or check it out on iTunes or Stitcher.

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TJ ARTScast Season 1: Episode 8: Jazz Music

Interview with Pittsburgh Jazz Hall of Famer Ray DeFade, by Dawn Walters and Jay Suszynski

City Snapshot – Interview with Max Leake about the jazz scene in Pittsburgh, by Jessica Cook

Additional Music – Max Leake “Both Sides Now” from Trios album (www.maxleakemusic.com)

Tune in today to hear what it’s all about! Or check it out on iTunes or Stitcher.

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Featuring SIX Pittsburgh Jazz Hall of Fame musicians
on ONE stage!

  • Sunday, October 11, 2015
  • TJ Auditorium
  • Tickets: $20
  • Desserts served at 5:30pm
  • Music begins at 6:30pm

Special Guest Roger Humphries

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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!

Tickets available at the door.

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TJ ARTScast Season 1: Episode 7: Visual Artists Part 2

Interview with Pittsburgh artist Baron Batch (www.studio-am.com)

Big Picture – Julia Malecki talks with two graphic designers from Arena Stage in Washington, D.C.

Additional Music – Ray DeFade (“Big Band Classics” from Sweet Sweet Jazz 2011 concert album)

Tune in today to hear what it’s all about! Or check it out on iTunes or Stitcher.

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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)

Tune in today to hear what it’s all about! Or check it out on iTunes or Stitcher.

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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.

Tune in today to hear what it’s all about! Or check it out on iTunes or Stitcher.

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 contactus@tj-arts.org.