Out & About: May 19-25

Out & About: May 19-25

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WE LOVE THE ’80S: Retro new-wave super group Dreamcar, which features everybody from No Doubt who isn’t Gwen Stefani and the singer from goth/punk rockers AFI, gets its neon-lit groove on 8 p.m. May 22 at TLA, 334 South St. For more information or tickets, call 215-922-1011.


Arts & Theater

Another Way of Telling: Women Photographers from the Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of rare photos by women exploring identity in and out of the studio through July 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Aries Spears

The comedian performs through May 21 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

The Capitol Steps: Orange is the New Barack

The comedy troupe performs 8 p.m. May 20 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Channeling Nature by Design

Philadelphia Museum of Art 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 through July 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Clue: On Stage

The comedy/murder-mystery production based on the classic board game runs through May 20 at Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; 215-862-2121.

 

Dirty Dancing

Broadway Philadelphia presents the musical stage adaptation of the classic film through May 21 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

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 showcases the artist’s complex glass vessels through July 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Loni Love

The comedian performs May 19-20 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Mahler’s Third Symphony

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs the set through May 21 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Pee Wee’s Big Adventure

The classic ’80s film is screened 8 p.m. May 22 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie

The Barnes Foundation presents an exhibition featuring 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.

 

Saturday Night Fever

Walnut Street Theatre presents the musical stage adaptation of the hit disco-era film featuring songs by the Bee Gees through July 16, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

West Side Story

Media Music Theatre presents the classic Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim collaboration based on “Romeo and Juliet,” through June 11, 104 E. State St.; 610-891-0100.

 

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WE LOVE THE ’70S: Walnut Street Theatre presents “Saturday Night Fever,” the stage-musical adaptation of the hit disco-era blockbuster film featuring classic songs by the Bee Gees, through July 16, 825 Walnut St. For more information or tickets, call 215-574-3550.

Music

Brad Paisley

The country star performs 7 p.m. May 19 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

The Sound of Philadelphia Live

Vocal R&B groups The Delfonics and The Stylistics perform 8 p.m. May 19 at The Rrazz Room at The Prince, 1412 Chestnut St.; 267-239-2941.

 

WMMR BBQ

Godsmack, Live, Bush, The Pretty Reckless and more perform at the festival, noon May 20 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Andrea McArdle

The Tony Award-nominated singer performs 8 p.m. May 20 at The Rrazz Room at The Prince, 1412 Chestnut St.; 267-239-2941.

 

Joan Osborne

The rock singer performs the songs of Bob Dylan 3 and 8 p.m. May 21 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Dreamcar

The rock band featuring members of No Doubt and AFI performs 8 p.m. May 22 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

The Pixies

The alt-rock band performs 8 p.m. May 23 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Mumford & Sons

The rock band performs 7:30 p.m. May 25 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Nightlife

Colonial Cup 2017

As the Philadelphia Gryphons RFC host the Colonial Cup 2017, with 10 rugby teams from up and down the East Coast, players and supporters will gather for a social 4-8 p.m. May 19 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Hairspray GayBINGO

The campy monthly event returns with hilarious musical numbers and drag-queen antics 7 p.m. May 20 at Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad St.; 215-545-4400.

 

PGMC Bro Lo Outreach Concert

The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus’ select ensemble, Brotherly Love, performs an outreach concert 7-9 p.m. May 20 at Ascension United Church of Christ, 1700 W. Main St., Norristown; 610-539-1693.

 

Guac-Off 2017

Taste and sample fresh guacamole crafted by Philadelphia’s best restaurants to benefit MANNA 5-9 p.m. May 25 at Morgan’s Pier, 221 N. Columbus Blvd.; www.mannapa.org.

 

Outta Town

Carl Max as Whitney Houston

The singer performs 7:30 p.m. May 19 at The Rrazz Room, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

The Weekend

The alt-rock band performs 7:30 p.m. May 19 at Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-348-7000.

 

Seth Sikes Sings Judy Garland

The nightclub singer performs 7:30 p.m. May 20 at The Rrazz Room, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Idina Menzel

The singer and actor performs 8 p.m. May 20 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Dark Star Orchestra

The Grateful Dead tribute band performs 8 p.m. May 23 at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 302-994-1400.


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