Out & About
Fri. 09/09 Antigone Rising The all-female rock band performs 7:30 p.m. at Tin Angel, 20 N. Second St.; 215-928-0770.
Rick Springfield The rock guitarist performs 9 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.
MST3K: The Horrors of Spider Island Wisecracking robots talk bad about the cheesy sci-fi flick, 9:45 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.
Sat. 09/10 Justin Vivian Bond The author of “Tango: My Childhood, Backwards and in High Heels” hosts a reading 5:30 p.m. at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.
Kenny Wayne Sheppard Band The blues band performs 8 p.m. at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.
Alô Brasil Get your South American groove on 9:30 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.
Sun. 09/11 Southern New Jersey Gay Pride Festival Celebrate the festivities 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Cooper River Park, 579 S. Park Drive, Collingswood, N.J.; www.jerseylyfe.org.
Melissa Ferrick The out singer-songwriter performs 7:30 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.
Jaguar Wright The R&B singer performs at 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.
Mon. 09/12 Monday Jazz Jam at World Cafe Live 5:30-7 p.m., 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.
First Person StorySlam Spoken-word artists perform 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.
Tue. 09/13 Sylvia Nasar The economist, journalist and author of “A Beautiful Mind” hosts a reading 7:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.
Crash Test Dummies The rock band performs 8 p.m. at Sellersville Theater 1984, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.
Wed. 09/14 Homorobics Preview Class William Way LGBT Community Center presents the fun class 6-7 p.m., 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.
The Smiths Social The monthly gathering of Smiths/Morrissey fans turns out 7:30 p.m. at The Grape Room, 105 Grape St.; 215-930-0321.
Bob Egan’s Showcase Night Cabaret artists perform 8 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.
Fri. 09/16 Darren Williams in a Tribute to Peter Allen The singer performs 8:30 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.
Blondie The classic new-wave group performs 9 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.
OPENING The Big Bang The comedic 80-minute survey of history is staged Sept. 14-30 at Kimmel’s Innovation Studio, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.
Hello America, My Name is Jimmy Baldwin The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents a production examining race inspired by the influential gay author, Sept. 9-10 at Harold Prince Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.
Here and Now: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs by 10 Philadelphia Artists Philadelphia Museum of Art presents the exhibition Sept. 10-Dec. 4, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
Our Town The Players Club of Swarthmore Theater presents the perennial drama Sept. 16-Oct. 1, 614 Fairview Road, Swarthmore; 610-328-4271.
Quilt Art: International Expressions The James A. Michener Art Museum presents an exhibition of 40 quilts from 24 contemporary quilt artists, Sept. 16-Jan. 1, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.
The Philadelphia Collection The fashion and style event runs Sept. 12-22; www.thephiladelphiacollection.org.
CONTINUING The Arsonists Walnut Street Theatre presents the story of an unemployed circus wrestler and his pyromaniac partner, through Sept. 18 at Studio 5, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.
Aspects of Love Walnut Street Theatre presents the romantic musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, through Oct. 23, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.
The Aliens Theatre Exile presents the humorous slacker story through Sept. 18 at Studio X, 1340 S. 13th St.; 215-218-4022.
Beware the Lily Law Eastern State Penitentiary hosts a video installation on the experiences of trans prisoners, through November, 2027 Fairmount Ave.; 215-236-5111.
Burt & Me Society Hill Playhouse presents the romantic musical comedy featuring the music of Burt Bacharach, through Sept. 18, 507 S. Eighth St.; 215-923-0211.
How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found Luna Theater Company presents the story of a young executive who reaches his breaking point and decides to disappear, through Sept. 18 at Adrienne Theater Mainstage, 2030 Sansom St.; 215-568-8079.
Lickety Skits Secret Room Theatre presents a lightning-fast collection of plays under five minutes through Sept. 17 at Second Stage at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St.; 215-413-1318.
Men Unwrapped An exhibition of photographer Joe Bowman’s work is on display through Oct. 28 at the William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.
OUTflix 2011: a FABulous Film Festival The LGBT film festival runs through Sept. 11 at the Newark Cinema Center in Newark Shopping Center and Sept. 15 and 18 in Wilmington at the Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Del.; 302-571-9590.
Tailoring Philadelphia: Tradition and Innovation in Menswear Philadelphia Museum of Art, through Sept. 25, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
Unsettled: Photography and Politics in Contemporary Art Philadelphia Museum of Art, through Sept. 19, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
Wired Secret Room Theatre presents a production of short plays, monologues and a splash of new media, through Sept. 17 at Second Stage at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St.; 215-413-1318.
CLOSING Gender Reel Festival A multimedia festival dedicated to enhancing the visibility of gender non-conforming, gender-variant, transgender and transsexual experiences and identities, through Sept. 10 at University of the Arts Dorrance Hamilton Hall, 320 S. Broad St.; 267-974-4259.
Tongue & Groove The comedic troupe performs through Sept. 16 at Adrienne Theater Mainstage, 2030 Sansom St.; 215-413-1318.