Out & About: Aug. 11-17

Out & About: Aug. 11-17

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HOT FUNK IN THE SUMMERTIME: Nine-time Grammy-nominated out saxophonist Dave Koz (pictured) brings his “Side by Side” summer tour, featuring funk singer/bassist Larry Graham Jr. (Sly & The Family Stone), to Philly 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at Dell Music Center, 2400 Strawberry Mansion Drive. For more information or tickets, call 215-685-9560.

Theater & Arts

Anna Drezen

The stand-up comedian and writer for “Saturday Night Live” performs 8:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at Good Good Comedy Theater, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

 

Around the World in 80 Days

Hedgerow Theatre presents the global adventure story through Aug. 13, 64 Rose Valley Road, Media; 610-565-4211.

 

Broadway Dreams Summer Concert: #ComeTogether Tour 2017

The Kimmel Center presents a performance serving as musical-theater training for local aspiring performers and their Broadway teaching artists 3 and 8 p.m. Aug. 12 at Perelman Theater, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Gina Yashere

The comedian performs through Aug. 12 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Guys and Dolls

Bucks County Playhouse presents the legendary musical through Aug. 12, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; 215-862-2121.

 

Jon Lovitz

The comedian seen on “Saturday Night Live” performs through Aug. 12 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

La La Land in Concert

The award-winning film is screened, with the score performed live by the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

 

Night of the Living Dead

The classic horror film is screened 8 p.m. and midnight Aug. 12 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Other Desert Cities

Bucks County Playhouse presents the award-winning play by Pulitzer nominee Jon Robin Baitz about Brooke Wyeth, who is returning to her parents’ Palm Springs home toting an explosive, about-to-be-published tell-all memoir, Aug. 18-Sept. 2, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; 215-862-2121.

 

UHF

The ’80s comedy film is screened 8 p.m. Aug. 14 at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Wicked

The Broadway musical based on the popular book set in the land of Oz returns through Aug. 27 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Wild: Michael Nichols

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the work of the legendary photographer, artist, technical innovator and ardent advocate for preserving natural habitats through Sept. 17, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Witness: Reality and Imagination in the Prints of Francisco Goya

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of works by the artist who witnessed decades of political turmoil and social upheaval as court painter to four successive rulers of Spain through Sept. 6, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

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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SING US SOMETHING GOOD: Legendary R&B singer Chaka Kahn is set to heat up Atlantic City when she performs an evening of her greatest hits 8 p.m. Aug. 12 at The Tropicana, 2831 Boardwalk. For more information or tickets, call 800-843-8767.

Music

Roger Waters

The classic-rock artist performs the music of Pink Floyd 8 p.m. 7:30 Aug. 11 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Graceland presents Elvis Live in Concert

Graceland marks the milestone 40th anniversary of Presley’s passing with its U.S. debut of an all-new concert production featuring The King on the big screen accompanied by a live orchestra 7 p.m. Aug. 12 at The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

 

Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey

The R&B singers perform 7 p.m. Aug. 16 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543..

 

Jimmy Buffet

The beach-influenced singer performs 8 p.m. Aug. 17 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Rumours

The Fleetwood Mac tribute band performs 8:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

John Mayer

The guitarist and singer performs 7 p.m. Aug. 18 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Nightlife

Lovesick Expo

A booze- and burlesque-themed wedding expo, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 13 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Latice at L’Etage

A comedy showcase featuring local talent 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters Happy Hour

A happy hour to recruit and raise money to support Big Brothers Big Sisters, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 18 at Boxers PHL, 1330 Walnut St.; 215-735-2977.

 

Outta Town

 

Retro Futura Tour

Howard Jones, Paul Young, English Beat, Men Without Hats, Katrina and Modern English perform on this classic ’80s alternative pop and rock concert 8 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

The Revolution

Prince’s legendary backing band performs his hits 9 p.m. Aug. 11 at Resorts Superstar Theater, 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 800-334-6378.

 

Saturday Night Fever

The disco-era blockbuster film is screened 2 p.m. Aug. 12 at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Donna McKechnie

The Tony Award-winning Broadway/cabaret singer performs 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

United We Rock Tour 2017

Rock bands Styx and REO Speedwagon perform 8 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Clambake

The film starring Elvis Presley is screened 2 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Kool & The Gang and The Commodores

The R&B/funk groups perform 8 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Leonardo Martinez

The singer makes his New Hope debut 8 p.m. Aug. 17 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.


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