Out & About: June 2-8

Out & About: June 2-8

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DRAG-TASIA: Surrealist and mind-bending drag performer Nina Bo’Nina Brown brings her outrageous style to Philly as part of an evening of show-stopping drag performances, along with Mimi Imfurst, Ron Binary, Vinchelle, Iris Spectre, Champagne and more, 8-11 p.m. June 3 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 St. James St. For more information, call 215-735-5772.


Theater & Arts

Another Way of Telling: Women Photographers from the Collection

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

 

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

The story of the early rock ’n’ roll icon comes to the stage through June 17 at Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; 215-862-2121.

 

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.

 

Group Exhibition

Snyderman-Works Galleries presents a selection of works from several artists from their history through June 17, 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576.

 

HIR

Simpatico Theatre presents the story of a mother’s journey to support her transitioning son through June 25 at the Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.; www.simpaticotheatre.org.

 

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.

 

Latino Film Festival

The festival features films with a tradition of bringing different perspectives to the screen June 2-4 at various locations; www.phlaff.org.

 

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.

Motown: The Musical

Broadway Philadelphia presents the musical about the legendary record label through June 11 at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Phulkari: The Embroidered Textiles of Punjab

Philadelphia Museum of Art explores 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.

 

Pulp Fiction

The noir film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino is screened 8 p.m. June 5 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Resilience

An exhibition by out photographer MaryAnn Vitiello about the LGBTQ community over the last 20 years, through June 17 at Exhibit No. 9, 550-102 Cookman Ave., Asbury Park, N.J.; www.vitiello-photography.com.

 

Saturday Night Fever

Walnut Street Theatre presents the stage-musical 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.

Music

Gene Simmons

The KISS bassist performs with his solo band 8 p.m. June 2 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

The Robert Cray Band

The blues/rock band performs 8 p.m. June 2 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Banks

The alt-pop/R&B singer performs 8:30 p.m. June 2 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Roots Picnic

The Roots, Solange, Pharrell, Lil’ Wayne and more perform at the annual festival, noon June 3 at Festival Pier, 601 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd.; 215-922-1011.

 

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

The alt-rock singer performs 8 p.m. June 5 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Jurassic 5

The hip-hop group performs 8 p.m. June 8 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

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RIPPING AT THE RRAZZ ROOM: Out comedian Vickie Shaw brings her show, “Platinum is the New Blonde,” to New Hope — where she’ll riff on her wife, family and parents to the delight of audiences — 7:30 p.m. June 3 at The Rrazz Room, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope. For more information or tickets, call 888-596-1027.

Nightlife

PGMC One Hit Wonders Sing-A-Long

Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus performs the final concert of its 35th anniversary season 8 p.m. June 2 at Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; 215-569-9700.

 

Human Pup Photo Exhibition

A selection of photographic works on human pups and the pup play community 6-9 p.m. June 2 at Kink Shoppe, 126 Market St.; 267-908-5465.

 

Nina Bo’Nina Brown

The “RuPaul’s Drag Race” contestant performs along with Mimi Imfurst, Ron Binary, Vinchelle, Iris Spectre, Champagne and more 8-11 p.m. June 3 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 St. James St.; 215-735-5772.

 

Hard Candy Bash

Big Freedia hosts and performs at this celebration of community-building and unity 9 p.m. June 3 at The Ugly American, 1100 S. Front St.; 267-252-8690.

 

Cabaret Vérité V: LAUGH and RESIST

The cabaret show benefitting ACLU of Pennsylvania, 2-3:30 p.m. June 4 at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

 

Mr. Everything 5

The popular male-identified competition debuts for its fifth season 9 p.m. June 7 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Outta Town

Pet Sematary

The horror film based on the novel by Stephen King is screened 9:45 p.m. June 2 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Chris Rock

The comedian performs 7 and 10 p.m. June 3 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Vickie Shaw

The comedian performs 7:30 p.m. June 3 at The Rrazz Room, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Pride Bingo with OUT at Borgata

Sandy Beach hosts the event benefitting the Miss’d America organization, with music by DJ KC and special drag performances by former Miss’d America contestants Jenna Tall and Morgan Wells, 8 p.m. June 3 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.


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