Out & About: Sept. 13-19, 2019

Out & About: Sept. 13-19, 2019

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‘STEADY’ AS SHE GOES: Grammy-winning folk singer-songwriter, Shawn Colvin, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the 1989 debut album, “Steady On,” by performing the entire album in an intimate acoustic concert, 8 p.m. Sept. 17 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St. For more information or tickets call 215-222-1400. PHOTO CREDIT: Deidre Schoo

 

Theater & Arts

Chico Bean
The comedian and actor seen on MTV’s “Wild ‘n Out” performs Sept. 13-14 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 Danseur
Pennsylvania Ballet hosts a screening of the film exploring the social and societal challenges of boys who choose to study ballet, 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at Philadelphia Film Center, 1412 Chestnut St.; 267-239-2941.

Hamilton
The smash-hit blockbuster musical makes its Philly debut, through Nov. 17 at Kimmel’s Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut St. St.; 215- 923-1515.

Herbert Ferber: Form into Space
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition featuring sculptures and related drawings that Herbert Ferber (1906-91) created during the 1950s — the artist’s most creative period, through Jan. 5, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Horace Pippin: From War to Peace
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of paintings highlighting Pippin’s pursuit of a range of themes, from racial violence and the alienation of war to the serene beauty of his home in Chester County, Pennsylvania, through Oct., 2, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch
Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 14 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

Drag Bingo Brunch
A fundraiser benefiting Take the Lead Dance Project offering continental breakfast, bingo and performances by Maria Topcatt and Onyx Ondyx, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 15 at Society Hill Dance Academy, 409 S. 2nd St..; 215-574-3574

9 to 5: The Musical
Theatre Non-Conforming presents the stage adaptation of the classic workplace comedy, through Sept. 29 at Centre Theater, 208 Dekalb St., Norristown; 267-789-9249.

Queer Bait: Sterile
Comedians Rose Luardo and Shannon Fahey perform their Fringe Show, through Sept. 14 at Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

#QueerLifePHL
William Way LGBT Community Center hosts an exhibition exploring how we use our phones as a tool to record and communicate our stories and how, by sharing, we create a sense of identity, expression and, ultimately, an act of resistance by refusing to be erased, Sept. 13-Oct. 25, 1315 Spruce St; 215-732-2220

Significant Other
Mauckingbird Theatre Company presents a heartfelt comedy about a gay, Jewish man in his late 20s, searching for a relationship and commitment, through Sept. 15 at The Drake’s Bluver Theatre, 302 S. Hicks St.; www.mauckingbird.org.

Un Poyo Rojo
Fringe Fest presents the charismatic Argentinian duo Un Poyo Pojo who explore the range of possible relationships among men, Sept. 19-21 at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American St.; 215-413-1318.

Young Frankenstein: The Musical
Walnut Street Theatre presents the stage adaptation of Mel Brook’s classic comedy, through Oct. 20, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

Music

Outlaw Music Festival
Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Alison Krauss and Gov’t Mule perform, 4 p.m. Sept. 13 at Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

Meek Mill
The Philly rapper performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd.; 856-365-1300.

Streetlight Manifesto
The ska-punk band performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

Babymetal
The J-pop/metal band performs 8 p.m. Sept. 13 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-309-0150.

Judah & the Lion
The alternative rock band performs, 8 p.m. Sept. 13 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

God is an Astronaut
The alternative rock band performs, 9 p.m. Sept. 13 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-627-1332.

ZZ Top
The rock band performs 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd.; 856-365-1300.

Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters
The rock singer and Led Zeppelin frontman performs, 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

Bloc Party
The electro-rock band performs 8 p.m. Sept. 17 at Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

Lizzo
The R&B singer performs, 8 p.m. Sept. 18 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

B-52’s with Berlin and O.M.D.
The new wave bands perform, 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave., 215-546-7900.

Stone Temple Pilots and Rival Sons
The rock bands perform, 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Adam Ant
The new wave rock musician performs, 8 p.m. Sept. 20 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Tycho
The electronic artist performs 8:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

Massive Attack
The trip-hop group performs, 9 p.m. Sept. 20 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Nightlife

Gay Mis: A Parody Musical

Philly Fringe presents a musical parody of “Les Miserables,” Sept. 14-15 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Burlesque-N-Beyond
A free festival for cabaret culture, 9 p.m. Sept. 18 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Outta Town

Get the Led Out

The Led Zeppelin tribute band performs 8 p.m. Sept. 13 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331.

Tony Woods
The comedian performs 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Sept. 14 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331.

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School
The classic rebellious comedy celebrates its 40th anniversary with a screening, 9:45 p.m. Sept. 20 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. 

 

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THE CITY OF BURGER-LY LOVE: Several Philly restaurants are throwing their best burgers into the ring for the 2019 Burger Brawl, an annual culinary competition and fundraiser that raises money for technology programs at local elementary and middle schools, 1-5 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. For more information or tickets, visit www.phillyburgerbrawl.com.


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