Out & About: April 21-27

Out & About: April 21-27

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THE ‘KEYS’ TO ATLANTIC CITY: Alternative-rock pianist Ben Folds takes a break from his trio, Ben Folds Five, and his recent gigs with various orchestras to perform solo on his “Ben Folds and a Piano” tour 9 p.m. April 21 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J. For more information or tickets, call 609-317-1000.

Theater & Arts

American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring watercolor painting’s remarkable rise in the United States in the years between 1860-1925 through May 14, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Channeling Nature by Design

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition examines how designers of handmade and industrial objects — including furniture, pottery, kitchenware and even a 3-D-printed neckpiece — have responded to the beauty and fragility of the natural world April 22-July 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Hand to God

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-nominated Broadway comedy about a puppet that presents a shockingly sinister agenda through April 30 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

 

Hedwig & The Angry Inch

Broadway Philadelphia presents the rock opera about a transgender rock singer through April 23 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

The Importance of Being Earnest

Walnut Street Theatre presents the classic Oscar Wilde play through April 30, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Jerry’s Girls

Walnut Street Theatre presents Broadway’s electrifying tribute to the all-American master of song, Jerry Herman, through July 2 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Lino Tagliapietra: Painting in Glass

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition showcasing the artist’s complex glass vessels through July 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Michael Che

The comedian seen on “Saturday Night Live” performs through April 22 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie

The Barnes Foundation presents an exhibition of works by 40 international artists making provocative spectacles of themselves through May 22, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-278-7000.

Phulkari: The Embroidered Textiles of Punjab

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the beauty and cultural significance of phulkari, ornately embroidered textiles from Punjab, a region straddling Pakistan and India, through July 9, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Split

The suspense film is screened 8 p.m. April 24 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

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SILVER & GOLDFRAPP: U.K. electro-pop duo Goldfrapp returns with sexy, ethereal dance grooves off its latest album “Silver Eye” 8 p.m. April 24 at TLA, 334 South St. For more information or tickets, call 215-922-1011.

Music

An ANNA Evening with Holly Near

The iconic singer-songwriter performs with the Anna Crusis Choir 7:30 p.m. April 21 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, 2111 Sansom St.; 215-567-3668.

 

PJ Harvey

The alt-rock singer performs 8 p.m. April 21 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

Steve Winwood

The classic-rock singer performs 8 p.m. April 22 at Tower Theatre, 19 S. 69th St., Upper Darby; 610-352-2887.

 

The Legwarmers

The ’80s tribute band performs 9 p.m. April 22 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Testament and Sepultura

The metal bands perform 6:30 p.m. April 23 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

 

Squirrel Nut Zippers

The ska band performs 8:30 p.m. April 23 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

 

Juliana Hatfield

The Australian pop/dance artist performs 8:30 p.m. April 24 at Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad St.; 267-639-4528.

 

Ratt

The glam-metal band performs 8 p.m. April 27 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Darius Rucker

The country singer performs 8 p.m. April 28 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

The New Pornographers

The Canadian indie-rock band performs 8:30 p.m. April 28 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

Nightlife

Blame it on My Wild Heart: A Stevie Nicks Cabaret

Bryan DeSilva performs the music of Stevie Nicks 7:30 p.m. April 25 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

The Sweet Spot

Rita Lynn and Nunn Betta host the women’s party DJ Hvnlee, DJ Dommis and DJ JStarr spinning 10 p.m. April 28 at TLO Event Complex, 1621 Cecil B. Moore Ave.; 973-980-7600.

 

Outta Town

La Voix’s Red Hot Globe Trot

The “Britain’s Got Talent” finalist performs a one-woman show 7:30 p.m. April 21 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Aimee Mann

The rock singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. April 21 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Christine Havrilla & Gypsy Fuzz

The out singer-songwriter and her band perform 8 p.m. April 21 at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 302-994-1400. Spice World

The campy pop-comedy film starring The Spice Girls is screened 9:45 p.m. April 21 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Eddie Sarfaty

The comedian performs 8 p.m. April 22 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

On the Town

The film starring Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly is screened 2 p.m. April 23 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Sheryl Crow

The pop/rock singer performs 8 p.m. April 22 at the Tropicana. 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J.; 800-843-8767.


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