Out and about: Feb. 23-March 1, 2018

Out and about: Feb. 23-March 1, 2018

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ORIENT-ATION: Five millennia of traditional Chinese culture come to the stage when the Shen Yun Dancers perform traditional dance and visuals Feb. 24-March 11 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.

Theater & Arts

Chefs: The Sizzling Kitchen Showdown

Hunky chefs give you a peek behind the apron as they cook 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., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

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 through July 8, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Hurd, A Retrospective

The Michener Art Museum presents an exhibition of works by Peter Hurd (1904-84) and Henriette Wyeth (1907-97), important contributors to the arts of both the Philadelphia region and the Southwestern United States, through May 6, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340- 9800.

Michio Kaku

The theoretical physicist, futurist and author of “The Future of Humanity: Terraforming, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth” hosts a reading 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

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, through March 11 at Proscenium Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.; 215-563-1100.

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. 

Shen Yun 2018

The traditional Chinese dance ensemble performs Feb. 24-March 11 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999. 

Something Rotten!

Broadway Philadelphia presents the Broadway hit set during the 1590s in which two brothers are desperate to write a hit play to compete with Shakespeare Feb. 27-March 4 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye

Arden Theatre Company presents the powerful adaptation exploring the destructive power of racism and the strength of a community attempting to embrace an era of change, March 1-April 1, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

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.

Virtually Rudy: New Dimensions in Sculpture

The Michener Art Museum presents an exhibition of sculptures and their digital representations by Charles Rudy through April 8, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.

Weeding Out the Stoned

The audience tries to find the sober comic in this stoner comedy show 8:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

Witch Taint: The Black Metal Dialogues

Comedian Dave Hill’s real-life attempts to get signed to a Norwegian Black Metal record label with his fictional band Witch Taint are brought to life on stage 10 p.m. March 2 at Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

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THINGS CAN ONLY GET BETTER (WITH AGE): Classic new wave and synthpop singer-songwriter Howard Jones takes fans on a trip through his greatest hits when he performs 8 p.m. Feb. 26 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville. For more information or tickets, call 215-257-5808.

Music

Nora En Pure

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

Lights

The Canadian singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Feb. 25 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Howard Jones

The new-wave singer performs 8 p.m. Feb. 26 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

Kelela

The R&B/electro singer-songwriter performs 8:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Other performers include Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce and special guests, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 24 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

Nightlife

Envoute

The magic and burlesque show takes the stage 8 p.m. Feb. 25 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

Philly Black Trans History: A Multigenerational Panel Discussion

Celebrate with stories of black trans resilience and an opportunity to learn about Philadelphia’s black trans history, 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

Outta Town

Anthony Jeselnik

The comedian performs 8 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Best Picture Marathon

All of this year’s Oscar nominees for the Best Picture category are screened 11 a.m. Feb. 24 and 12:45 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

The Seven Year Itch

The classic film starring Marilyn Monroe is screened 1:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Blues Traveler

The alternative-rock group performs 8 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

A Nightmare on Elm Street

The classic horror film is screened 9:45 p.m. March 2 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. 


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