Out & About: Aug. 18-24, 2017

Out & About: Aug. 18-24, 2017

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CRAZY ON HER: Legendary vocalist and Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ann Wilson hits the road with her solo band to deliver an evening of Heart songs and other classic-rock numbers 8 p.m. Aug. 19 at The Tropicana, 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City. For more information or tickets, call 800-843-8767.

Theater & Arts

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.

 

The Princess Bride

The ’80s fantasy/comedy film is screened 8 p.m. Aug. 21 at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Super Solar Saturday: Family, Friends and Art Day

For one full day, the Mann campus transforms into a space-themed park with face painting, hands-on science experiments, global performances, life-sized Star War characters, a screening of “Hidden Figures” and more 1 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

 

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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HAVE FUN STORMING THE TROCADERO: Get ready to geek out as the classic fantasy/comedy film “The Princess Bride” is screened as part of Movie Monday 8 p.m. Aug. 21 at The Trocadero Theater’s Balcony Bar, 1003 Arch St. For more information, call 215-922-6888.

Music

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.

 

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

The country singers perform 7 p.m. Aug. 18 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

JUICE: A Summer Day Party for LGBTQ Womxn

Her Philly MOVES presents the August edition of the monthly summer day party for LGBTQ Womxn of Color featuring DJ Jamz, DJ Aura, Dash Machete, Kyu Jin and Mel Murda 4-9 p.m. Aug. 19 at Life Do Grow Farm, 2315 N. 11th St.; www.phillyurbancreators.org/life-do-grow-farm/.

 

Hank Williams, Jr. and Lynyrd Skynyrd

The Southern-rock bands perform 7 p.m. Aug. 19 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Shawn Mendes

The Canadian folk-pop singer performs 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Johnny Lang

The blues guitarist performs 8 p.m. Aug. 23 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Deep Purple and Alice Cooper

The classic-rock bands perform 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Incubus

The classic-rock bands perform 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at BB&T Pavilion’s River Garden Deck, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

Lil’ Yachty

The rapper performs 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

 

Nightlife

Big Brothers Big Sisters Happy Hour

A happy hour to recruit and raise money for the mentor organization 6-8 p.m. Aug. 18 at Boxers PHL, 1330 Walnut St.; 215-735-2977.

 

Bill Maher

The comedian and talk-show host performs 8 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

ONYX Philly Invasion

Meet Mr. Philadelphia Fetish 2017 for drinks, dancing and kink demos 10 p.m. Aug. 19 at The Bike Stop, 206 S. Quince St.; 215-627-1662.

 

Pride Night at the Phillies

Head on down to the double-header against the Miami Marlins starting at 4 p.m. Aug. 22 at Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way; 215-463-1000.

 

PGMC Auditions

The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus holds auditions for its 2017-18 concert season 6-8 p.m. Aug. 23 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, 2111 Sansom St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Our Night Out: Philly at Morgan’s Pier

Celebrate the final weeks of summer 6-9 p.m. at Morgan’s Pier, 221 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-279-7134.

 

SLAY!

DJ Niilo spins an evening of hip hop, R&B, dancehall, reggaeton, soca and Afrobeat to celebrate the resiliency of trans and gender-diverse communities 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Aug. 24 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Glitter and Garbage

Philly-based singer Shannon Turner performs at the filthy cabaret show 8 p.m. Aug. 25 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

Outta Town

Ann Wilson

The Heart vocalist performs with her solo band 8 p.m. Aug. 19 at The Tropicana, 2831 Boardwalk, 800-843-8767.

 

Charles Busch

The Tony Award-nominated singer performs 8 p.m. Aug. 19 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Santana

The classic-rock guitarist performs, 8 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Beth Malone

The out actor seen in “Fun Home” performs 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Smokey Robinson

The classic R&B singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Aug. 25 at The Tropicana, 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J. 800-843-8767.


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