Out & About - June 29-17, 2018

Out & About - June 29-17, 2018

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THRILL-ADELPHIA: While the rest of the city is getting its senses overloaded with the bombast of fireworks displays and other celebrations, out English soul singer Sam Smith will be serenading fans when his “The Thrill of It All” Tour descends upon Philadelphia 8 p.m. July 4 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-336-3600.

Theater & Arts

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

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents 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 on 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.

The Color Urkel

Steve Urkel and his smooth alter-ego Stefon Urquelle are separated through space and time, communicating with each other through pre-recorded letters about what life is like for black people in each time period and giving each other tips on how to survive in this absurdist black-history comedy play, 10 p.m. June 30 at Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey

Philadelphia Museum of Art’s 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.

Disney’s Aladdin

Broadway Philadelphia presents the stage adaptation of the beloved animated film about a poor boy whose life is transformed by a genie, through July 1 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Experiments in Motion: Photographs from the Collection

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

Face to Face: Portraits of Artists

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring how photographers helped craft the public personas of their creative subjects in this stunning collection of rare photographs from the museum’s collection, through Oct. 14, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

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.

Weeding Out The Stoned

Some comedians get high and take the stage while the audience tries to figure out which one of them could pass a random drug test at work, 8:30 p.m. June 29 at Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th St.; 215-399-1279.

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THE BEST FOR ‘LAST’: This is rumored to really be his last one, so catch Barry Manilow in his “One Last Time” Tour July 6-7 at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J. For more information or tickets, call 609-317-1000.

Music

Chris Stapleton

The country-rock singer performs 7 p.m. June 29 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 856-365-1300.

Imagine Dragons

The rock band performs 1 p.m. June 30 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 856-365-1300.

Summer Block Party Festival

Jill Scott, Boyz II Men and DJ Jazzy Jeff perform 7 p.m. June 30 at Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

Sam Smith

The out singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. July 4 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-336-3600.

Jimmy Buffett

The jam-rock singer performs 8 p.m. July 5 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 856-365-1300. 

Philly is Dead

The open Grateful Dead jam, 9 p.m. July 5 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Nightlife

Happy Bear

The bear-themed happy hour runs 5-9 p.m. June 29 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Gentlemen’s Club Show

Nightlife gets gentlemanly, 9 p.m. June 29 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst, Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 30 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

Stupid Sluts Drag Pageant

High heels and low IQs take the stage 9 p.m. June 30 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

WEPA! Latinx Burlesque

The all-Latinx burlesque showcase, 10 p.m. July 5 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Cabaret Sauvignon

Lili St. Queer performs her solo cabaret show 8 p.m. July 6 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Bearlesque

The bear burlesque show comes out of hibernation 9 p.m. July 6 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Outta Town

Vickie Shaw
The comedian performs 8 p.m. June 30 at The Rrazz Room at
the Clarion Inn
& Suites New Hope, 6426 Lower York Road.; 888-
596-1027.

Sebastian Maniscalco

The comedian performs 8 p.m. June 29-July 1 at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Michael Che

The comedian seen on “Saturday Night Live” performs 9 p.m. June 29 at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Forbidden Planet

The classic sci-fi film is screened 1:30 p.m. July 1 and 7:30 p.m. July 2 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Barry Manilow

The out singer performs July 6-7 at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Death Bed: The Bed That Eats

The campy horror film is screened 9:45 p.m. July 6 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. n


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