Out and About: March 2-8

Out and About: March 2-8

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STILL KEEPING IT MOVING: Classic new-wave/synth-pop group OMD (short for Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark), hits Philadelphia in support of its latest album, “The Punishment of Luxury,” playing new songs alongside greatest hits 8 p.m. March 7 at TLA, 334 South St. For more information or tickets, call 215-922-1011.

Theater & Arts

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 Peter Hurd, A Retrospective

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

 

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.

 

Peking Acrobats

The elite dance company makes its Annenberg Center debut March 9-10 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

 

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.

 

Robocop

The 1987 sci-fi action film is screened 8 p.m. March 5 at Trocadero Theater, 1009 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Sarah McBride

One of the first transgender people to work at the White House, the author of “Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality” hosts a reading 7:30 p.m. March 7 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

 

Shen Yun 2018

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

 

Something Rotten!

Broadway Philadelphia presents the musical set during the 1590s in which two brothers are desperate to write a hit play to compete with Shakespeare, through 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, through April 1, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

 

Tony Woods

The comedian performs March 8-10 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

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.

 

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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STILL DEARLY BELOVED…: Prince’s iconic backing band, The Revolution, performs the pioneering and innovative singer’s greatest and most classic songs in concert 9 p.m. March 9 at Sugar House Casino, 1001 N. Delaware Ave. For more information or tickets, call 877-477-3715.

Music

Eric Johnson

The virtuoso rock guitarist performs at 8 p.m. March 3 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Rachelle Ferrell

The R&B/soul singer performs 8 p.m. March 4 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

The acclaimed world-music group performs 8 p.m. March 6 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark)

The new-wave/synthpop group performs 8 p.m. March 7 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Galactic Empire and Mac Sabbath

The Star Wars-costumed rock band and the Black Sabbath/McDonald’s (yeah, you saw us right) tribute band perform 7:30 p.m. March 8 at The Foundry, 39 E. Allen St.; 215-309-0150.   

 

Cactus

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

 

The Revolution

Prince’s classic backing band performs the songs it helped make famous 9 p.m. March 9 at Sugar House Casino, 1001 N. Delaware Ave.; 877-477-3715.

 

Nightlife

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

The headliner, along with Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce and special guests, performs 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 3 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Drag Wars 9

Mimi Imfurst hosts a brand-new cast of queens competing for the title of Philadelphia’s Next Drag Superstar, 7-11:30 p.m. March 3 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 James St.; 215-735-5772.

 

Miss Amateur L’Etage

Ten queens compere for prizes and bragging rights 8-9:30 p.m. March 4 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

Treklesque: Star Trek Burlesque

Burlesque performers beam down for the sci-fi themed show 9 p.m. March 9 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Outta Town

The Sting

The classic caper film is screened 1 p.m. March 4 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Kansas

The classic-rock band performs 8 p.m. March 9 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Tiffany Haddish

The comedian seen on “Girls Trip” performs 9 p.m. March 9 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000. 


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