Flow Affair Film Premiere and Gender Reel Fundraiser The new documentary by Art From The Heart Films premieres with director Wolfgang Busch and Gender Reel co-hosting this screening, 7 p.m. at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.
Emerson Hart (of Tonic) The rock singer performs 8 p.m. at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.
Olivia Newton-John The pop singer performs 8 p.m. at Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-348-4411.
PGMC presents Nutcracker: A Tale of Sugar Plum Fairies Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus performs 8 p.m. at Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.: www.pgmc.org.
Dir En Grey The Japanese hard rock/metal band performs 8 p.m. at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.
Sat. 12/10 Nutcracker: A Tale of Sugar Plum Fairies Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus performs 2 and 8 p.m. at Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.: www.pgmc.org.
How the BVDs Stole Christmas GayBINGO! Bring a new, unwrapped toy for a child infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS, 7 p.m. at Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad St.; 215-731-9255.
VNV Nation The electronic group performs 7:30 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.
Anthony Hamilton The soul singer performs 8 p.m. at House of Blues, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-343-4000.
December Arouse The dance party runs from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. at Smokin’ Betty’s, 116 S. 11th St.; www.stimulusphilly.com.
Hotlanta The Allman Brothers tribute band performs 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.
Ximena Sariñana The Mexican vocalist performs 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400
Christmas Vacation The holiday-themed comedy is screened 7:30 p.m. at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.
The Hangover Part II The comedy is screened 8 p.m. at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.
First Person StorySlam Spoken-word artists perform 8:30 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.
Unlabeled: The Acoustic/Electric Open Mic for Up and Comers Sign up and play, 7 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.
Hobo with a Shotgun and Tucker & Dale vs. Evil The double feature of grindhouse-style action films is screened 8 p.m. at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.
TuesGAY Nights Lyrics Lounge and DJ June Rodrigues hosts a weekly night of music and performers for the LGBT community 8 p.m., 6527 Roosevelt Blvd.; 215-533-5888.
4W5 Blues Jam Local musicians get down 7 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.
Don Russell aka Joe Sixpack The author of “What the Hell am I Drinking?,” hosts a reading at 7:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.
The Divas Who Stole Christmas Drag Show Miss Pumpkin hosts the festivities 7 and 9 p.m. at The Raven, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 215-862-2081.
The 2011 Philebrity Awards The annual local awards event kicks off 8 p.m. at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.
Stro Productionz Presents: The Bass Ball Fluid Nightclub hosts its first LGBTQ event to celebrate the abstract art of gay hipster culture, 10 p.m.-3 a.m., 613 S. Fourth St.; www.fluidnightclub.com.
Bob and Barbara’s Drag Show The outrageousness begins at 11 p.m. at Bob and Barbara’s, 1509 South St.; 215-545-4511.
The Elvis Christmas Bash Two Elvis tribute acts, a teen-idol Elvis impersonator and a Vegas-era Elvis impersonator, get all Christmas on the faithful, 8 p.m. at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.
Wu-Tang Clan The hip-hop group performs 10 p.m. at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.
Breaking News: ‘Anna’dotes to the Headlines The Anna Crusis Women’s Choir launches its 37th season with a concert of songs in response to the economy, our environment, jobs, schools and more, Dec. 10-11 at Chestnut Hill United Church, 8812 Germantown Ave.; www.annacrusis.com.
Champions of Dance The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents world-renowned dancers from “Dancing With the Stars” Dec. 15-18 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker The Pennsylvania Ballet performs the holiday story, Dec. 10-31 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.
The Glorious Sound of Christmas The Philadelphia Orchestra performs, Dec. 15-17 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.
Continuing Cultural Constructs Rowan University Art Gallery, through Dec. 14, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, N.J.; 856-256-4521.
Dutch Treat: A Glimpse of Holland’s Golden Age Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition devoted to the art and culture of the Netherlands, through Jan. 1, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
Gypsy Tovah Feldshuh stars in the classic musical through Jan. 15 at Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-6664.
Holiday Pops Peter Nero and the Philly Pops perform through Dec. 22 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.
Jersey Boys The Tony Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons hits the stage through Jan. 14 at Forrest Theater, 1114 Walnut St.; 215-923-1515.
The King and I The Walnut Theater presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic musical through Jan. 8, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.
Let Me Tell You About A Dream I Had Philadelphia Art Alliance presents an exhibition by The Miss Rockaway Armada, through Dec. 30 at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th St.; 215- 545-4302.
Molly Landreth/Aiden Simon The William Way LGBT Community Center, through Dec. 31, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.
Motherhood: The Musical Society Hill Playhouse presents the musical comedy from the creators of “Menopause: The Musical,” through Dec. 31, 507 S. Eighth St.; 215-923-0211.
Noël and Gertie The Walnut Theater presents the story of the remarkable theater duo, Noël Coward and Gertrude Lawrence, through Dec. 31 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.
Sound of Music Media Theater presents the musical through Jan. 15, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.
StripWorks AxD Gallery presents an exhibition by Larry Wood of hand-etched imagery of the human form on steel and bronze through Dec. 31, 265 S. 10th St.; 215-627-6250.
Time, Light, Chance The James Oliver Gallery presents Ron Johnson’s exhibition of oil paintings, through March 2, 723 Chestnut St., fourth floor; www.jamesolivergallery.com.
Tristin Lowe: Under the Influence Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition debuting works from the Philadelphia artist, through Jan. 29, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
Zaha Hadid: Form in Motion Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of product designs by architect Hadid, who in 2004 became the first female recipient of the renowned Pritzker Architecture Prize, through March 25, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
Compagnie Marie Chouinard The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the acclaimed dance company through Dec. 10 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.
Cabaret Red Light’s Nutcracker The cabaret company puts its stamp on the holiday classic through Dec. 11 at Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914.
The Philadelphia Legacy The Philadelphia Orchestra performs with conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and pianist Yuja Wang, through Dec. 11 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.