Events Calendar: Oct. 25-31, 2019

Events Calendar: Oct. 25-31, 2019

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THE WONDER TWINS: Fresh off the publication of their memoir, “High School,” out rock duo, Tegan and Sara, are hitting the road for their latest album, “Hey, I’m Just Like You,” performing 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at Keswick Theater, 291 N. Keswick Ave. For more information or tickets, call 215-572-7650. (photo credit: Trevor Brady)

 

Theater & Arts

Black Lesbian Archives Pre-Kick-Off Tour Stop

Stop by to learn about the organization, the awesome history of Black lesbians, and contribute your own archival material for long-term preservation and use, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 26 at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

 

Come From Away

The award-winning musical based on the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them, through Nov. 3 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800. 

 

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.

 

Matilda: The Musical

Media Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-winning musical based on the beloved literary character created by Roald Dahl, through Oct. 27, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

 

Michelle Buteau

The writer and comedian (“Adulting”) performs 8:30, 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., Oct. 26 at Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

 

Halloqueen Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 26 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

The Most Revolutionary: LGBTQ Politics and the Radical Left, 1969-99

William Way Community Center presents an exhibit telling the hidden history of LGBTQ politics and the radical left in the three decades following Stonewall, through Dec. 27, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

 

#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, through Oct. 25, 1315 Spruce St; 215-732-2220

 

Sally Field

The acclaimed actress discusses her new book, “In Pieces,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-686-5322.

 

Serena J. Bishop

The author of “Dreams” hosts a reading, 6 p.m. Oct. 12 at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

 

Ulla-Stina Wikander

The Swedish artist’s exhibition coincides with CraftNOW Philadelphia, Oct. 25 at Paradigm Gallery, 746 S. Fourth St.; 267-266-0073.

 

 

Music

Philly POPS presents Nightmare Before Christmas

The orchestra performs the score to the stop-animated film, 7:30 p.m. 25 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Ingrid Michaelson

The folk singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

 

Helmet

The alternative hard rock band celebrates their 30th anniversary, 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400. 

 

Cypress Hill

The rap group performs 8:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri

Amici Opera Company presents the classic opera fully staged, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Dock Woods, 275 Dock Drive, Lansdale; http://www.amiciopera.com/.

 

Michael Franti & Spearhead

The reggae/folk/rock group performs 8 p.m. Nov. 1 at Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

 

Nightlife

Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret

The world’s tallest and hairiest drag queen returns with her band, 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at Fringe Arts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-413-1318.

 

The Rocky Horror Drag Queen Show

Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform a drag tribute to the cult classic film 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Tri-Curious Drag & Burlesque Show

Louisiana Purchase hosts the show, 9 p.m. Oct. 26 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Murder’s A Drag: Occult

Sutton Fearce hosts a Halloween themed show, 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at Frank Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735. 

 

Boys That Go Boo!

A Halloween burlesque show, 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at Frank Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735. 

 

Henri David’s Halloween the Ball

The annual Halloween extravaganza returns, 9 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Grand Ballroom of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel, 201 N. 17th St.; 215-732-7711.

 

 

Outta Town

Pink Martini

The classical jazz/pop musical group performs 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingwood, NJ; 856-858-1000.

 

The Rocky Horror Drag Queen Show

Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform a drag tribute the cult classic film, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331. 

 

I’m So Fanci Fridays Drag Show

Fanci DisMount Stratton hosts Phoenixville’s hottest new drag show, 9 p.m. Oct. 25 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Bollywood Dance Spectacular: Mystic India

The dance group performs 9 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

The Exorcist

The horror classic is screened, 7 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Ruben Studdard Sings Luther Vandross

The R&B singer and “American Idol” alum performs 9 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.\

 

Flower Parade

Saul Lyons Gallery presents an exhibition of works by Susan Ottaviano focused on colorful flora, through Nov. 2, 39 Bridge St., New Hope; www.saullyons.com.

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…NO ONE CAN HEAR YOU SCREAM: Throwback horror goes way back for Halloween night when the Kimmel Center hosts an organ concert and screening of the classic silent film, “Phantom of the Opera,” 7:30 p.m., Oct. 31 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.


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