Out & About: Oct. 6-12

Out & About: Oct. 6-12

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HEEERE’S CARSON!!: The Miss’D America Pageant returns with out TV personality Carson Kressley hosting the annual drag show and competition 8 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event

Theater & Arts

BalletX

Dance Affiliates and the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts present the Philly-based contemporary dance company Oct. 6-7 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

 

Cameron Esposito & Rhea Butcher: Back To Back

The two out comedians and wives perform 8 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

E.J. Dionne, Jr. and Norman J. Ornstein

The political columnists and authors of “One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate and the Not-Yet Deported” host a reading 7:30 p.m. Oct 10 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

 

First Glance Film Festival 20th Anniversary

The Philadelphia Independent Film Festival runs Oct. 6-8 at Perelman Theater, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

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.

 

Kinky Boots

The Broadway musical with music by Cyndi Lauper about how a drag queen’s sturdy footwear helps save a failing show factory runs through Oct. 8 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Lewis Black

The comedian performs 9 p.m. Oct. 6-7 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Philadelphia Assembled

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 Dec. 10 at Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Robert Kelly

The comedian seen on “Louie,” “Trainwreck” and “Nurse Jackie” performs through Oct. 7 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Media Theatre presents the classic American musical through Oct. 22, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

 

Van Jones

The CNN commentator and author of “Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together” hosts a reading 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

 

Wyatt Cenac

The comedian seen on “The Daily Show” performs Oct. 13-14 at the Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

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RETURN OF THE GOBLIN KING: The classic 1986 fantasy film “Labyrinth,” starring David Bowie and featuring puppetry and direction by the legendary Jim Henson, is screened 4:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville. For more information or tickets, call 610-917-1228.

Music

Paramore

The rock band performs 8 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets, 610-352-2887.

 

Chris Robinson Brotherhood

The roots-rock band featuring the Black Crowes singer performs 8:30 p.m. Oct. 6-7 at Ardmore Music Hall, 23 E. Lancaster Ave.; 610-649-8389.

 

KMFDM

The industrial-rock band performs 9 p.m. Oct. 6 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Rock Allegiance

The festival featuring Rob Zombie, Halestorm, In This Moment, Steel Panther and more starts at noon Oct. 7 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Kesha

The pop singers perform 9 p.m. Oct. 7 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

Guns ’n’ Roses

The rock band performs 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

The Temptations and The Four Tops

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

 

Bruno Mars

The pop/R&B singer performs 8 p.m. Oct. 10 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

The Psychedelic Furs

The classic alternative/new-wave band performs 8 p.m. Oct. 10 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

 

Andrew WK

The rock singer performs 8 p.m. Oct. 11 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Katy Perry

The pop singer performs 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Emily Saliers

The Indigo Girl performs a solo concert 8 p.m. Oct. 12 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull

The Latin singer and the rapper perform 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Blues Traveler

The jam-rock band performs as part of its 30th-anniversary tour 8 p.m. Oct. 13 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Musiq Soulchild

The neo-soul/R&B singer performs 8:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

 

Nightlife

Happy Bear: OutFest Weekend 2017

The bear-themed party makes the fur fly 5-9 p.m. Oct. 6 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

PGMC Fall Ball 2017: American Bandstand

The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus’ signature fundraiser celebrates 65 years of pop culture 7-11:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at Loews Philadelphia, 1200 Market St.; www.pgmc.org.

 

Bi+ Visibility Burlesque: SpoOoOoky Halloween Edition

The burlesque and drag show featuring performers from the bi community gets in the mood for Halloween 8-11 p.m. Oct. 10 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

LGBTQ Night at Terror Behind the Walls

Six haunted attractions and an after-party await, 7-11 p.m. Oct. 11 at Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Ave.; 215-236-3300.

 

Philly Drag!

Alexander John showcases his photos, with a portion of the ticket sales going to benefit William Way LGBT Community Center, 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Cabaret Vèritè VI: Friday The Thirteenth

Tom Wilson Weinberg and Andrew Crowley present their cabaret experience 8 p.m. Oct. 13 at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

 

Outta Town

Frank Shiner

The acclaimed vocalist makes his New Hope debut 8 p.m. Oct. 7 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

A slasher-film sequel is screened 9:45 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Bristol Riverside Theater presents the quirky musical comedy through Oct. 15, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100.


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