Out & About - June 1-7, 2018

Out & About - June 1-7, 2018

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WELCOME BACK: Julia Scotti, the transgender comedian seen on “America’s Got Talent,” brings her charm and raucous humor to her new live CD, “Hello Boys, I’m Back.” She performs in New Hope 8 p.m. June 2 at The Rrazz Room at the Clarion Inn, 6426 Lower York Road. For more information or tickets, call 888-596-1027.

Theater & Arts

Agnes Martin: The Untroubled Mind/Works from the Daniel W. Dietrich II Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibits paintings and drawings exploring the ideas that shaped Martin’s minimalist art, through Oct. 14, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Biting Wit and Brazen Folly: British Satirical Prints, 1780s–1830s

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents the appeal of caricature in Georgian England and the ways in which those images teased and provoked audiences, through Aug. 22, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Dancing Dead IPX

Brian Sanders’ JUNK performs an immersive dance experience set to engage all the senses, through June 2 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 2040 Christian St.; 347-933-9931. 

 

Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey

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

 

Experiments in Motion: Photographs from the Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a photographic exhibition where artists stop, extend and rearrange time for their own creative ends, through Aug. 19, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

“From Hallelujah to the Last Goodbye”: Dave Lory Remembers Jeff Buckley

For the first time since Buckley’s tragic death in 1997, his manager talks about working with one of the most revered and critically acclaimed artists in rock ’n’ roll from his new book, 8 p.m. June 1 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Heather McDonald

The comedian seen on “Chelsea Lately” performs June 2 and 3 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Inside The Closet w/Emma Willmann & Matteo Lane – Live Podcast!

The two comedians share their experiences of being gay comics in mainstream culture on their acclaimed show, 8:30 p.m. June 2 at Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

 

Jean Shin: Collections

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition by contemporary artist Shin (American, born in South Korea in 1971) in which she transforms everyday objects into dynamic works about connection and belonging, through July 15, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Keith Smith at Home

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents 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.

 

Rachel Rose: Wil-o-Wisp/The Future Fields Commission

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents contemporary video installations that ruminate on our image-saturated culture and histories of the past, through Aug. 19, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Tammy Pescatelli

The comedian seen on “Dirty Sexy Funny” performs June 1 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Tell Me On A Sunday

Walnut Street Theatre presents the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical where it’s the 1980s and a young English girl, full of energy and optimism, arrives in New York ready to find success and love, through June 10 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Under The Cherry Moon

The critically panned cult-classic movie starring Prince screens at noon June 3 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St; 215-222-1400.

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PLANNING A PRETTY PICNIC: Innovative hip-hop collective The Roots returns with its Philadelphia summer tradition, The Roots Picnic — an annual hip-hop and R&B festival with the local musicians providing the beats and grooves for performers such as Brandy, 2Chainz, Lil’ Uzi Vert and many more, along with superstar comedian Dave Chappelle hosting, starting at noon June 2 at Festival Pier, 601 N. Columbus Blvd. For more information or tickets, call 215-922-1011.

Music

Midge Ure (of Ultravox) and Paul Young

The new-wave singers perform 8 p.m. June 6 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Dirty Heads

The reggae band performs 6 p.m. June 7 at Festival Pier, 601 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-922-1011.

 

Kendrick Lamar

The acclaimed rapper performs 7:30 p.m. June 8 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd.; 856-365-1300.

 

Nightlife

Porn To Be A Star

Adult-film star Chris Harder performs his one-man burlesque show 8:30 p.m. June 1 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735. 

 

Saved by the ‘90s Party

A party featuring DJs spinning everything from Third Eye Blind and The Spice Girls to the Backstreet Boys and Beastie Boys, 9 p.m. June 1 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

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

 

Lesbian Speed Dating 20s-30s

A fun way to meet new people, 7-9 p.m. June 7 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Happy Bear

The bear-themed happy hour runs 5-9 p.m. June 8 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band

The former Beatle performs 9 p.m. June 1 at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Sleepaway Camp

The cult slasher film is screened 9:45 p.m. June 1 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Dave Chappelle

The comedian performs 10 p.m. June 1 at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Outta Town

Ledisi

The R&B singer performs 8 p.m. June 2 at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

A.J. Lambert: Music & Memories of My Grandfather

The granddaughter of Frank Sinatra performs an evening of his classics, 8 p.m. June 8 at The Rrazz Room New Hope at the Clarion Hotel, 6426 Lower York Road; 888-596-1027. 


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