Out & About: Sept. 8-14, 2017

Out & About: Sept. 8-14, 2017

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GOING UP SWINGING: Catch queer-focused Tangle Movement Arts’ all-new performance of aerial dance and vertical drama “Life Lines,” in which the acrobats in the nine-woman cast and Philly-based acoustic trio Guide Birds collaborate to tell three women’s stories of rebuilding after sudden changes through Sept. 9 at Neighborhood House, 20 N. American St. For more information, call 215-266-6215 or visit www.tangle-arts.com.  Photo: Michael Ermilio


Theater & Arts

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to the Forum

Walnut Street Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s classic Tony Award-winning musical through Oct. 22, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550

 

Dita Von Teese’s “The Art of the Teese” Burlesque Revue

The burlesque star performs her latest show 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

2017 Fringe Festival

The 17-day, citywide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance runs through Sept. 23 at various venues; http://fringearts.com.

 

James Veitch: Dot Con

The British comedian, musician and writer performs 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

John Witherspoon

The comedian seen in “Friday” and “The Boondocks” performs through Sept. 9 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Kink Haüs

Gunnar Montana returns with a new show based on the theme of a brutal underground nightclub through Sept. 24 at The Latvian Society of Philadelphia, 531 N. Seventh St.; www.gunnarmontana.com.

 

Queers of the Western Zombie Apocalypse

The Fringe Festival presents a show about what happens when the world ends and a ragtag group of LGBT survivors bands together to fight off zombies and bigots through Sept. 25 at Fringe Arts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-413-9006.

 

Tim Meadows

The comedian seen on “Saturday Night Live” performs Sept. 14-16 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Wayne’s World

The comedy film based on the popular “Saturday Night Live” characters is screened 8 p.m. Sept. 11 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

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.

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REVOLUTION ROCK: Hard-hitting rap/rock supergroup Prophets of Rage, featuring members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill, aren’t pulling any punches with their fiery message of resisting injustice and the current administration. They come roaring through Philly to perform 8 p.m. Sept. 10 at TLA, 334 South St. For more information or tickets, call 215-922-1011.

Music

Danzig and Corrosion of Conformity

The hard-rock bands perform 7:30 Sept. 8 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Patty Larkin

The out singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Sept. 8 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Nicole Atkins

The singer-songwriter performs 8:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at The Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad St.; 267-639-4528.

 

Billy Joel

The classic-rock singer performs 8 p.m. Sept. 9 at Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way, 800-922-9999

Janet Gardner

The rock singer and Vixen front woman performs 8 p.m. Sept. 9 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

UB40

The reggae band performs 9 p.m. Sept. 9 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Lady Gaga

The pop singer performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10-11 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Dead Cross

The hard-rock band featuring members of Faith No More and Slayer performs 8 p.m. Sept. 10 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

 

2 Chainz

The rapper performs 8 p.m. Sept. 10 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

Swervedriver

The English alternative-rock band performs 8:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

 

Crystal Bowersox

The out singer-songwriter and “American Idol” alum performs 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

The Afghan Whigs

The alternative-rock band performs 8:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

 

2CELLOS

The classical and pop-music duo performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

 

Ms. Lauryn Hill and Nas

The hip-hop icons perform 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

The Offspring and Sublime with Rome

The rock bands perform 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing, 601 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-922-1011.

Nightlife

TRANSITIONS: Becoming a Trans-Affirming Birth Worker

A unique training workshop, presented by “Brotha Doula” (aka Christian A’Xavier Lovehall), which provides the necessary guidance to birth workers on the most affirming practices for care of trans and non-binary pregnant individuals, noon-4 p.m. Sept. 9 at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

 

Fuck Clothes Go Naked

A private, all-male, all-nude, social event celebrating the message of body positivity for all men, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Sept 9 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Liberty’s Belles

The Liberty Belles Burlesque Revue comes to Philly 9 p.m. Sept. 10 at Punchline Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Festival Get Pegged with John Jarboe and Dieter Rita Scholl

The Fringe Festival presents a cabaret show 10:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-413-1318.

Outta Town

Suede

The comedian seen opening for Joan Rivers performs 8 p.m. Sept. 9 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

The neo-swing band performs 9 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Attack the Block

The sci-fi action film is screened 9:45 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. n

 


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