Cool Picks Monday January 7, 2013

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1) It’s time once again for Savoy Jazz Mondays. Always hosted by the venerable Roger Humphries and his trio, today’s special guest is jazz/blues vocalist Shari Richards. 5 to 9 p.m. No cover. Savoy Restaurant 2623 Penn Ave. Strip District.

2) Jergel’s  Rhythm Grille is throwing a party tonight for the NCAA national championship game: Alabama vs. Notre Dame.  Before the big game their will be live music from local Irish rock band Corn Beef and Curry (6-8 p.m.). No cover. 103 Slade Lane.

3) South Side’s Club Cafe holds it’s AcoutsiCafe Open Stage night tonight. Stop by and enjoy Pittsburgh’s newest talents. Hosted by Caleb Lovely, the event starts at 7 p.m. no cover. 56-58 S. 12th St.

4) The winter season  is a great time to take a guided or self-guided tour of  the University of Pittsburgh’s Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning. Through touring and exploring the Nationality Rooms you get a deeper look into the culture and customs of the many countries that make up the heritage of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County’s past, present and future. Each room’s design and adornments are representative of their country’s craftsmanship and culture. For more information please visit http://www.nationalityrooms.pitt.edu/tours.