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The best music events in Pittsburgh this week

If you love to take advantage of the live music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From jazz to the opera, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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Jazz at the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild

The Manchester Craftsman Guild presents two separate international jazz duos in one night.

First up, percussionist Pedrito Martinez and Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodriguez will perform tracks from their new album, "Duologue." Soon afterColombian harpist Edmar Castaneda and Swiss harmonica player Grégoire Maret will take the stage. 

When: Saturday, Feb. 2, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Manchester Craftsmen's Guild Jazz, 1815 Metropolitan St.
Price: $25
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The Prince Project

Hop in your little red Corvette and join Prince impersonator DaVaughn Weber, aka "The Purple One," at the Hard Rock Cafe on Saturday night. He'll have a full backup band ready to play all of Prince's hits from the 80s and 90s.  

When: Saturday, Feb. 2, 10 p.m.
Where: Hard Rock Cafe – Pittsburgh, 230 W. Station Square Drive
Price: $10
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'Glory Denied': Pittsburgh Opera at Soldiers & Sailors

This event will give you a sneak peek at the next production of the Pittsburgh Opera, which is called "Glory Denied." The opera tells the story of Colonel Jim Thompson, who endured nine years of captivity in Vietnam as America's longest-held POW. Speakers include cast members, producers and military experts. 

When: Thursday, Jan. 31, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, 4141 Fifth Ave.
Price: Free
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