Events Calendar: Jan. 3-9, 2020

Events Calendar: Jan. 3-9, 2020

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SEE SOME EVIL: Now that it’s cold out and the holidays are over, why not celebrate the idea of not going outdoors with a screening of the classic Hitchcock suspense thriller, “Rear Window,” which follows the adventures of a homebound photographer whose wandering voyeuristic eye spots trouble in his neighborhood, Jan. 5-6 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville. For more information or tickets, call 610-917-1228.

 

Theater & Arts

Crossing Borders: Painting in the Crown of Aragon, 1400–1500

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring a vast Mediterranean region encompassing much of present-day Spain and Italy, through Feb. 23, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

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.

 

Dancing With the Stars Live

Contestants from the hit TV show perform 8 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Diego Rivera: Frescoes

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of murals the revered Mexican artist created in New York for display in an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in 1931, through spring, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Disney's Fantasia⁠ Live in Concert

The classic animated film is screened and the score performed live by The Philadelphia Orchestra, Jan. 3-5 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Drag Diva Brunch: Madonna

Mimi Imfurst and special guests get into the groove with a Madonna tribute, noon Jan. 4 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Made by Hand: Contemporary Korean Craft

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition where artists find inspiration in Korea’s acclaimed tradition of handmade objects and add their own visual language to the rich mix of techniques, materials and form, through Jan. 12, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Marisa Merz

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of sculptures and drawings celebrating the life and legacy of the pioneering Italian artist, through summer, 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.

 

Sam Jay

The writer for “Saturday Night Live” performs 8 and 10 p.m. Jan. 10 at Good Good Comedy Theater, 215 N. 11th St.; https://goodgoodcomedy.com.

 

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.

 

This Is The Week That Is

1812 Productions presents the annual political satire stage show, through Jan. 5 at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place; 215-592-9560.

 

 

Music

Monica and Ashanti

The R&B singers perform 8 p.m. Jan. 3 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Live at the Fillmore: Allman Brothers Tribute

The music of the southern rock band is celebrated, 8 p.m. Jan. 10 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

 

Nightlife

Gender Queery: Trans & Nonbinary Drag Show

Yari, Mercury, Icon Ebony-Fierce, Ron Binary, Beary Tyler Moore, Samantha Sayten and Paula Deen White perform, 8-11 p.m. Jan. 3 at Stir Lounge, 1705 Chancellor St.; 215-732-2700.

 

Bearlesque

The bear-themed burlesque show, 9 p.m. Jan. 3 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

The Fourth Annual Philly Drag Awards

Vinchelle and Eric Jaffe host the festivities, 7-11:30 p.m. Jan. 3 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 Saint James St.; 215-735-5772.

 

BEV’s Bitchfest

The drag show hosted by BEV warms things up, 10 p.m. Jan. 4 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Amateur Drag Night

New Philly drag performers perform, 8 p.m. Jan. 5 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

Outta Town

House

The Japanese horror film is screened, 9:45 p.m. Jan. 3 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. 

 

High Noon

The southern rock/Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 4 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave.; 215-257-5808.

 

Van Halen Nation

The tribute band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 4 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331. 

 

Herman’s Hermits’ Peter Noone

The classic rock singer performs 8 p.m. Jan. 5 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave.; 215-257-5808.

 

Jesse Valenzuela (of the Gin Blossoms)

The rock musician performs 8 p.m. Jan. 9 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave.; 215-257-5808.

 

Cash Unchained

The Johnny Cash tribute band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 10 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331. 

 

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…AS CHARGED: It’s a night of ladies-first conversation and humor when comedian Deborah Frances-White records her popular “The Guilty Feminist” podcast live in front of an audience, 8-11 p.m. Jan. 7 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St. For more information or tickets, call 215-606-6555

 

 


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