Events Calendar: Nov. 15-21, 2019

Events Calendar: Nov. 15-21, 2019

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THATS THE SPIRIT: In the concert film and documentary, “Spirits in the Forest,” synthpop icons and Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame nominees, Depeche Mode, takes fans on a trip during their Global Spirit Tour, which screens in theaters for one night only, 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at Ritz Five, 214 Walnut St. For more information, visit   www.spiritsintheforest.com.

 

Theater & Arts

Charlyne Yi

The comedian seen on “Knocked Up” performs 8 p.m. Nov. 20 at Good Good Comedy Theater, 215 N. 11th St.; https://goodgoodcomedy.com.

 

CLASS Women & Non-Binary Writing

Learn comedy writing and collaboration skills in a comfortable, encouraging space, Wednesdays through Nov. 20 at Good Good Comedy Theater, 215 N. 11th St.; https://goodgoodcomedy.com/womennonbinary/.

 

Designs for Different Futures

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring visionary and sometimes controversial designs that promise to transform how we live, eat, heal, travel and even love, in any number of possible futures, through March 8, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform in a drag show, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 16 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

ELF: The Musical

Media Theatre Company presents the stage adaptation of the holiday comedy film, through Jan. 12, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

 

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.

 

Jim Norton

The irreverent comic performs Nov. 21-24 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

John Cleese

The British comedic actor performs 8 p.m. Nov. 22 at Xcite Center, 2999 Street Road, Bensalem; 888-588-7279.

 

Kōgei: Art Craft Japan

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition celebrating Japanese kōgei — one-of-a-kind, handcrafted objects made with traditional techniques and natural materials, through Summer 2020, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Off The Wall: American Art to Wear

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of works by mixed-media artists exploring nontraditional materials and methods to create adventurous, deeply imaginative works, through May 17, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Mean Girls

The musical based on the hit comedy film about a vicious high school clique, Nov. 19-Dec. 1 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

The Most Revolutionary: LGBTQ Politics and the Radical Left, 1969-1999

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.

 

Shrek: The Musical

Walnut Street Theatre presents the stage adaptation of the hit animated film about an ogre on a quest to rescue a princess, through Jan. 5, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Sunset Baby

Azuka Theatre presents a drama about the reunion of a former Black revolutionary and political prisoner with his estranged daughter, through Nov. 24 at Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.; 215-563-1100.

 

Music

Sarah Bareilles

The singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Nov. 16 & 18 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

High on Fire

The rock band performs 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

 

Michelle

The R&B singer performs 8 p.m. Nov. 19 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Kim Petras

The singer performs 8 p.m. Nov. 19 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-309-0150.

 

Matt and Kim

The dance/punk duo performs 8 p.m. Nov. 19 at Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Bob Dylan

The classic rock icon performs 8 p.m. Nov. 21 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Dark Star Orchestra

The Grateful Dead tribute band performs 8 p.m. Nov. 21 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-309-0150.

 

The Firebird

The Stravinsky ballet is performed, Nov. 21-23 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999. 

 

10,000 Maniacs

The alternative rock band performs 8 p.m. Nov. 22 at Ardmore Music Hall, 23 E. Lancaster Ave.; 610-649-8389.

 

Nightlife

Take it Off-Broadway: Burlesque, Drag, Cabaret!

A drag/burlesque celebration of musical theater featuring Iris Spectre, Isa Ardiente and Penelope Heartbreak, 8-11 p.m. Nov. 15 at Rub Club, 416 Green St.; 215-627-9831.

 

Get Pegged Cabaret feat. Morgan Bassichis and Girl Poop

An evening of sexy, satirical, daring, delightful, queer and the most dangerous performers, 10:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at Fringe Arts, 140 N. Columbus St.; 215-413-1318.

 

Tommy Pico

An out poet performs, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at Fringe Arts, 140 N. Columbus St.; 215-413-1318.

 

The Empire Strips Back

A Star Wars vs. Star Wars burlesque show, 8 p.m. Nov. 17 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735. 

 

Outta Town

Strangelove

The Depeche Mode tribute band performs 8 p.m. Nov. 15 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331. 

 

Paul Anka

The singer performs 9 p.m. Nov. 15 at Ovation Hall, 500 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609 225-9898.

 

Galaxy Quest

The sci-fi comedy film is screened, 9:45 p.m. Nov. 15 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Jimmy Eat World

The rock band performs 8 p.m. Nov. 18 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331. 

 

Eric B. and Rakim

The legendary rap duo performs 8 p.m. Nov. 22 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331. 

 

Jennie Garth & Tori Spelling Live

The actresses from “90210” host a live event at 9 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

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AN ENGLISHMAN IN PHILLY: Rock singer-songwriter, Sting, takes fans on a sonic trip though his career from his time with The Police to is greatest solo hits on his “My Songs” tour, which stops in Philadelphia 8 p.m. Nov. 17 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St. For more information or tickets, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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