Out & About: Aug. 25-Sept. 1

Out & About: Aug. 25-Sept. 1

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‘AMERICA’S’ SWEETHEART: Transgender comedian and “America’s Got Talent” performer Julia Scotti is keeping busy in the days leading up to the release of her first comedy album “Hello Boys … I’m Back” with a performance 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at The Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton, N.J. For more information or tickets, call 609-704-5012 or visit www.juliascotti.com.

Theater & Arts

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

The superhero/sci-fi film is screened 8 p.m. Aug. 28 at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

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, through Sept. 2, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; 215-862-2121.

 

Philadelphia Obon Festival

The fifth-annual free event features live music, food, Japanese arts and crafts, a flea market and a traditional bon dance 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 27 at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Horticultural and Lansdowne drives; 215-878-5097.

 

Ukrainian Folk Festival

Enjoy Ukrainian music, homemade Ukrainian foods, baked goods and refreshments for all ages and tastes noon-8 p.m. Aug. 27 at Ukrainian American Sport Center,

Lower State Road and County Line Road, Horsham; 267-664-3857.

 

Victory Lap! Dance + Comedy

Movement artist and comedian Rebekah Rickards performs a dance-inspired sketch with an incredible cast 10 p.m. Aug. 26 at Good Good Comedy Theater, 215. N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

 

Wicked

The Broadway musical based on the popular book set in the land of Oz runs 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 Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-0476.

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THE NOTORIOUS ’90s: The “I Love the 90’s: The Party Continues Tour” is back on the road this summer, with R&B, pop and hip-hop stars from back in the day including TLC, Naughty By Nature, Montell Jordan, C+C Music Factory, Mark McGrath and Snap performing their biggest hits 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J. For more information or tickets, call 609-365-1300.

Music

Matchbox 20 and Counting Crows

The alternative-rock bands perform 6:45 p.m. Aug. 26 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Aretha Franklin

The R&B legend performs 8 p.m. Aug. 26 at The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

 

Tamar Braxton

The R&B singer performs 8 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets; 610-352-2887.

Green Day

The punk-rock band performs 7 p.m. Aug. 31 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

I Love the ’90s: The Party Continues Tour

TLC, Naughty By Nature, Montell Jordan, C+C Music Factory and Snap perform 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

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.

 

Nightlife

Never Gonna Give You Up ’80s Dance Party

DJ Robert Drake spins at this nostalgic party 8-11 p.m. Aug. 26 at Summit Presbyterian Church, 6757 Greene St.; 215-438-2825.

Sports Drag Party

The Philly Falcons present the athletic-themed drag show hosted by Connor Michalchuk 9 p.m.-midnight Aug. 26 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Drag Your A** To Brunch!

Brittany Lynn and The Philly Drag Mafia try their best to make you spit out your mimosas 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at Bourbon & Branch, 705 N. Second St.; 215-238-0660.

 

Sunday Tea — Summer’s Last Dance

The party for LGBT folks is back for one last summer go-round 5-9:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at Positano Coast, 212 Walnut St., second floor; 215-238-0499.

 

BiSpace: Ice Cream Social

A safe place for bisexuals and allies to meet, vent, network and learn 7-10 p.m. Aug. 31 at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

 

Outta Town

Beth Malone

The 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.

 

Jerry Seinfeld

The comedian performs 8 p.m. Aug. 25-26 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Donny and Marie Osmond

The pop singers and TV stars perform 9 p.m. Aug. 25 at Caesar’s Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave.; 609-348-4411.

 

Smokey Robinson

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

 

Julia Scotti

The out comedian seen on “America’s Got Talent” performs 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at The Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton, N.J.; 609-704-5012.

 

Kinsey Sicks

The comedy “dragapella” group performs 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals

The eclectic blues/soul/rock band performs 9 p.m. Aug. 26 at Caesar’s Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave.; 609-348-4411.

Monterey Pop

The documentary about the music festival that epitomized the Summer of Love — featuring performances by Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Otis Redding, Jefferson Airplane and more — is screened to commemorate the concert’s 50th anniversary 2 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Gabriel Iglesias

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


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