Out & About: June 16-22

Out & About: June 16-22

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THE DRAG DAYS OF SUMMER: Drag performer Valentina from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” comes to Philly for an evening of entertainment featuring Mimi Imfurst, ZsaZsa St. James, Draya Dream and more 7-10 p.m. June 17 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 St. James St. For more information, call 215-735-5772.

Arts & Literature

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.

 

Fun Home

Broadway Philadelphia presents the groundbreaking musical based on the LGBT-centric graphic novel through June 18 at Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut St.; 215-893-1999.

 

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.

 

Gypsy

Arden Theatre Company presents the classic musical by Stephen Sondheim through June 25, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

 

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.

 

John Wick: Chapter 2

The action film is screened 8 p.m. June 19 at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

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.

 

Philadelphia Aseembled

Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, together with hundreds of collaborators from across the city, the project explores Philadelphia’s changing landscape and tells a story of radical community-building and active resistance through July 31 at Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

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.

 

Resilience

An exhibition of photographs 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.vitiellophotography.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.

 

Transparency

The LGBTQ glass-art exhibition runs through Aug. 6 at National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St.; 215-925-2800.

 

The Woodmere Annual: 76th Juried Exhibition

An exhibition featuring works in a wide variety of media from regional artists, through Sept. 4 at the Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-0476.

 

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SHAKING THE ‘TREE’ IN PHILLY: Rock superstars U2 celebrate the 30th anniversary of the landmark album “The Joshua Tree” performing it in its entirety, along with other hits, 7 p.m. June 18 at Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Ave. For more information or tickets, visit www.lincolnfinancialfield.com.

Music

Get the Led Out

The Led Zeppelin tribute band performs 8 p.m. June 16-17 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Sigur Ros

The experimental-rock band performs 8 p.m. June 16 The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

 

Florida Georgia Line

The country pop duo performs 7 p.m. June 17 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Michael Franti and Spearhead

The alt-rock/reggae singer and activist perform 8:30 p.m. June 17 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Dracula’s Ball

The Birthday Massacre, Velvet Acid Christ and more perform at the annual goth-industrial gathering 9 p.m. June 17 at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

U2

The rock band performs its “Joshua Tree” album in its entirety 7 p.m. June 18 at Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Ave.; www.lincolnfinancial field.com.

 

Avenged Sevenfold

The hard-rock band performs 8 p.m. June 21 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

John Legend

The neo-soul singer performs 7:30 p.m. June 22 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Digable Planets

The jazz-flavored hip-hop group performs 8 p.m. June 22 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Lady Antebellum

The country band performs 7:30 p.m. June 23 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Even Dando

The Lemonheads singer performs 8 p.m. June 23 at The Foundry, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-309-0150.

 

Sevendust

The hard-rock band performs 8:30 p.m. June 23 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Nightlife

Queer Performances of Color

The bi-monthly show featuring an all-person-of-color cast includes performances by Team Captain Jaeda, Aurora Whorealis, Mae Rose, Allison Wonderland, Derek Thompson, Roberto Mejía and Jai T Lynne, 10:30 p.m. June 16 at CiBo Ristorante Italiano, 1227 Walnut St.; 215-923-8208.

 

Valentina

The drag performer seen on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” performs with Mimi Imfurst, ZsaZsa St. James, Draya Dream and more 7-10 p.m. June 17 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 St. James St.; 215-735-5772.

 

A Tribute to George Michael

The music of the pop icon is celebrated 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

 

Outta Town

Suede

The cabaret singer performs 7:30 p.m. June 16 at The Rrazz Room, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Three O’clock High

The ’80s comedy film is screened 9:45 p.m. June 16 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

The Amazing Kreskin

The mentalist performs 7:30 p.m. June 17 at The Rrazz Room, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.


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