Out & About: Nov. 3-9

Out & About: Nov. 3-9

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STORMING THE GATES: Alternative/experimental rock singer-songwriter Tori Amos brings her Native Invader Tour to Philly for a spellbinding evening of music 8 p.m. Nov. 4 at Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets. For more information or tickets, call 610-352-2887.

Theater & Arts

Annie

Walnut Street Theatre presents the beloved musical about the charming orphan Nov. 7-Jan. 7, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Brian Posehn

The comedian seen on “The Sarah Silverman Show” and “Big Bang Theory” performs Nov. 9-11 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Dan Rather

The longtime broadcaster, journalist and author of “What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism” hosts a reading 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

 

Doug Stanhope

The comedian performs 8 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

The Gap

Azuka Theatre Company presents the world premiere of a dark comedy by Philadelphia playwright Rebecca Wright about family secrets, performing and sisterhood through Nov. 19, 1700 Sansom St.; 215-563-1100.

 

Kevin Smith

The filmmaker tells stories and hosts a Q&A 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of European art of the likes of Botticelli, Bosch, Titian, Rembrandt and Monet Nov. 3-Feb. 19, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Paul Taylor Dance Company

The acclaimed modern-dance company performs through Nov. 5 at Prince Music Theater’s Main Stage, 1412 Chestnut St.; 267-239-2941.

 

Phantom of the Opera

The classic stage drama comes to Philadelphia as part of a new North American tour through Nov. 12 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

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.

 

Raphael Xavier: Point of Interest

Dance Affiliates and the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts expand the boundaries of hip-hop Nov. 3-4 at Harold Prince Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-900

 

Seven

The hit thriller film is screened 8 p.m. Nov. 6 at Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

TouchTones

Arden Theatre Company presents a new musical comedy about love, sex and the fantasy at the other end of the line through Dec. 3, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

 

Wrestling Jerusalem

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the acclaimed solo show by Aaron Davidman that grapples with the complexities of identity, history and social justice through Nov. 5 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

 

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THEY’VE GOT EVERYTHING UNDER ‘CON’-TROL: Out sisters, songwriters and rock duo Tegan and Sara are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their acclaimed album, “The Con.” The two are performing the album in its entirety on the road and releasing a new work, “The Con X: Covers,” featuring covers by LGBT and ally artists. They’re also raising awareness about their newly launched Tegan and Sara Foundation, which raises money for self-identified women and girls in the LGBTQ community. Check them out when they perform 9 p.m. Nov. 10 at Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets. For more information or tickets, call 610-352-2887 or visit www.teganandsara.com.

Music

Flogging Molly

The Irish-American Celtic punk band performs 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

 

The Hooters

The classic Philly band performs Nov. 3-4 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

King Crimson

The classic prog-rock band performs 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

The English Beat

The alternative-rock/ska band performs 9 p.m. Nov. 3 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-627-1332.

 

The Legwarmers

The ’80s tribute band performs 8 p.m. Nov. 4 at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

The Breeders

The alternative-rock band performs 8 p.m. Nov. 6 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

 

A Perfect Circle

The alternative-rock band performs 8 p.m. Nov. 7 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Yngwie Malmsteen

The virtuoso guitarist performs 8 p.m. Nov. 7 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

The Used and Glassjaw

The alt-rock groups perform 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

Nightlife

American Ham-Stand Drag Cabaret

Haus of Ham, featuring Lili St. Queer, Eric Jaffe and Mr. Fahrenheit, mixes comedy, drag and music for a gender-bending and genre-defying show 9 p.m. Nov. 3 at Painted Bride Arts Center, 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914.

 

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst, Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 4 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Come, Rainbows

A queer comedy show featuring Philly’s best LGBT comedians, 8-11 p.m. Nov. 5 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Pandora Box

The “RuPaul’s Drag Race” alum performs 8:30-10 p.m. Nov. 5 at Ruba Club, 416 Green St.; 215-627-9831.

 

Go-Go Takeover

Team La Cosa Nostra, Honeytree Evil Eye, Tiel Batters Guarino and Bastion Carboni perform 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Nov. 8 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Porn Stash

Local gay comedians Betty and Ralph and a bunch of their comedian friends watch random clips of porn and talk about love, sex, relationships, politics, society and anything else that may come up 10 p.m. Nov. 10 at Philly Improv Theater, 2030 Sansom St.; 267-233-1556.

 

Outta Town

The Lady in White

The classic horror film is screened 9:45 p.m. Nov. 3 at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Silver Streak

The classic comedy film is screened 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

The New World

Bucks County Playhouse presents the world-premiere musical from the creators of “Altar Boyz” about the arrival of the Pilgrims Nov. 7-Dec. 2, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; 215-862-2121.

 

Golden Gurls Live!

Philadelphia drag stars Brittany Lynn, Bella Cane and Big Red Joe Black, as well as Bearlesque star Connor Michalchuk, pay tribute to your favorite geriatric grannies 7:30-10 p.m. Nov. 10 at The Raven, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 215-862-2081.

 

Janet Jackson

The pop superstar performs 8 p.m. Nov. 10 at Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-348-7000.


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