Out & About: Feb. 16-22, 2018

Out & About: Feb. 16-22, 2018

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STRIP STAKES: Things heat up in the kitchen when “Chefs: The Sizzling Kitchen Showdown” hits the stage featuring live athletic chefs cooking through a series of escalating culinary challenges — and when they lose, they lose their shirts, 8 p.m. Feb. 23 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave. For more information or tickets, call 215-572-7650.

Theater & Arts

Brittney Cooper

The author of “Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower” hosts a reading 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

 

Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of pop art and psychedelia from the civil-rights and anti-war movements through Sept. 9, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

The Humans

Walnut Street Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning new play about a family’s holiday turmoil through March 4, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Kevin Smith at Home

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition spanning five decades of the Rochester-based artist’s mixed-media photographs, prints and books Feb. 17-July 8, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Les Ballet Jazz De Montreal

NextMove Dance brings the best in international choreographers to the stage for a program highlighted by the Philadelphia premiere of “O Balcao de Amor” by Israeli choreographer Itzik Galili through Feb. 18 at Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; 267-239-2941.   

 

Marvel Universe Live!

Comic-book characters come to life and spring into action Feb. 16-19 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection

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

 

Patricia Urquiola: Between Craft and Industry

The work of acclaimed designer Urquiola, who creates cool, innovative objects for the home and office, is on display through March 4 at Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Ready Steady Yeti Go

Azuka Theatre presents the world-premiere drama about a romance that tries to bloom in the aftermath of a hate crime Feb. 21-March 11 at Proscenium Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.; 215-563-1100.

 

Really Funny Comedians (Who Happen to Be Women)

Bust your gut laughing with a showcase of female comedians 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

The Revolutionists

Theatre Horizon presents a comedy about four badass women trying not to lose their heads in this irreverent, rebellious comedy set during the French Revolution through Feb. 25 at Theatre Horizon, 401 Dekalb St., Norristown; 610-283-2230. 

 

Varujan Boghosian: Master Manipulator

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition featuring works by the artist and collector who scours antique shops and flea markets for materials to use in his imaginative sculptures and collages through April 18, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

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SO GLAD WE HAD THIS TIME TOGETHER: “The Carol Burnett Show” alum and actress Vicki Lawrence takes to the stage for an evening of hilarity both as herself and as her famous alter ego in “Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two-Woman Show” 8 p.m. Feb. 16 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave. For more information or tickets, call 215-572-7650.

Music

G3 2018

Virtuoso guitarists Joe Satriani, John Petrucci (of Dream Theater) and Phil Collen (of Def Leppard) perform 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999. 

 

Gin Blossoms

The alternative-rock band celebrates the 20th anniversary of its breakthrough album “New Miserable Experience” 8 p.m. Feb. 20 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

K. Michelle

The R&B singer performs 8 p.m. Feb. 20 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

Y&T

The classic-rock band performs 8 p.m. Feb. 20 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Nora En Pure

The EMD producer and DJ performs 11 p.m. Feb. 23 at Coda, 1712 Walnut St.; 267-639-4630.

 

Nightlife

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst, Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 17 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Spectre’s Speakeasy

Goldi Fox, Maria Topcatt and Anita Manhattan perform in a roaring-’20s-themed drag show 7:30-11 p.m. Feb. 17 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

 

Prevention Meets Fashion Condom Fashion Show

Take part in an afternoon of music, fun, condom fashions created by local teens and dialogue about sexual health, STIs, HIV/AIDS and more, 3-7 p.m. Feb. 18 at Temple University, 1515 Market St.; www.eventbrite.com/e/prevention-meets-fashion-condom-fashion-show-tickets
-41322703318.

 

Sister Bear

Celebrate with a body-positive burlesque show 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

Starmen

Be a rebel at a burlesque glam-rock tribute to David Bowie 9 p.m.-midnight Feb. 21 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Outta Town

Mary J. Blige

The R&B star performs Feb. 16-17 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?

The acclaimed drama starring Johnny Depp and Leonard DiCaprio is screened 1:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Gabrielle Stravelli & Billy Stritch

The two singers perform songs from “The Great American Songbook,” 8 p.m. Feb. 17 at The Rrazz Room, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Boyz II Men

The R&B group performs 8 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.


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