Out & About - March 23-29, 2018

Out & About - March 23-29, 2018

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LOVE ON FILM: qFlix hosts a screening of “After Louis,” the acclaimed drama starring Alan Cumming as a queer chain-smoking artist dealing with loss and love in New York City’s Upper West Side, followed by Cumming appearing onstage to receive a lifetime achievement award from qFlix, 8 p.m. March 25 at the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater, 300 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.

 

Theater & Arts

DanzAbierta

Dance Affiliates presents the pioneer of contemporary dance in Cuba making its Philadelphia debut, through March 23 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900. 

 

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.

 

Greg Proops

The comedian seen on “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and “Just Shoot Me” performs March 29-31 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

If/Then

Media Theater presents the Tony Award-winning musical through April 1, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

 

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 in both the Philadelphia region and the Southwest, through May 6, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340- 9800.

 

Noises Off

Walnut Street Theatre presents the hit Broadway comedy about an ill-prepared theater cast trying to pull things together for opening night, through April 29, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles

The musical/concert tribute to the Fab Four celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” March 23-25 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999. 

 

Sean Penn

The acclaimed actor and author of “Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff” hosts a reading and book-signing noon March 29 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

 

Stravinsky and Prokofiev

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs through March 24 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

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.

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.

 

Yamaneika Saunders

The comedian seen on Comedy Central performs at 8 and 10 p.m. March 23 at Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

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GETTING SCHOOLED: Broadway Philadelphia presents “School of Rock,” the comedic musical based on the hit film about a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher for a class of straight-A students, March 27-April 1 at Academy of Music at the Kimmel Center, 240 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999. Photo: Matthew Murphy

Music

Demi Lovato

The pop singer performs 7 p.m. March 23 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

K.D. Lang

The out singer celebrates the 25th anniversary of “Ingénue Redux” 8 p.m. March 23 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

PGMC: Two Boys Kissing

Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus performs with special guests the Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus 2 and 8 p.m. March 24 at The Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, 2110 Chestnut St.; 215-567-3668.

 

Echoes

The American Pink Floyd tribute band performs 8 p.m. March 24 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400. 

 

The Concert That Never Was: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra and Barbara Streisand

The musical icons are celebrated 8 p.m. March 24 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Squirrel Nut Zippers

The ska/neo-swing band performs 8 p.m. March 27 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400. 

 

Nightlife

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst, Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 24 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Glitter and Garbage

Philly-based singer Shannon Turner headlines a cabaret show featuring performances by Mistor Fahrenheit and Lili St. Queer, 8-10 p.m. March 24 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

Lip Smackers Dance Party

The theme night of 1990s/2000s R&B and pop-girl groups and divas such as Mariah, Missy, Destiny’s Child, SWV, P!nk, Spice Girls and more, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. March 24 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Bronco: An All-Male Singing & Stripping Revue

Pink Stallion presents the event 6-7:30 p.m. March 25 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735. 

 

The Miss Fancy Takeover!

Miss Fancy Brigade 2018 Karen Vonsay performs with special guest divas 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 28 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Outta Town

The Breakfast Club

The classic teen film is screened 1:30 p.m. March 24 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Jeff Ross & Dave Attell

The comedians perform 8 p.m. March 24 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Sharon McKnight

The acclaimed singer performs 8 p.m. March 24 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Raging Bull

The classic boxing film that isn’t “Rocky” screens 1:30 p.m. March 25 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. 


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