Out and About October. 12 - 18, 2018

Out and About October. 12 - 18, 2018

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GOING DEEPER: British R&B singer and actress Lisa Stansfield is going back around the world — not looking for her baby, but promoting her latest album, “Deeper.” She performs 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave. For information and tickets, call 215-572-7650.

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.

John Cena

The wrestler reads from his new picture book, “Elbow Grease,” 6 p.m. Oct. 12 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

The Duchamp Family

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition highlighting the close-knit family of artistic innovators and the many connections linking their groundbreaking works, through August, 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.

Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the drama and glamour of some of the most creative feminine fashions ever designed, Oct. 18-March 3, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Flying Steps presents Flying Bach

The award-winning and globally recognized German dance crew combines hip-hop with modern ballet, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Garden Bouquet

Still-life artists Ian Shiver and Barbara Sosson present an exhibition of art featuring colorful live horticulture designs, through Nov. 3 at Hot Bed Gallery, 723 Chestnut St.; 267-918-7432.

THE GLOW: A Jack O’Lantern Experience

A family-friendly, immersive Halloween stroll along a trail illuminated by more than 5,000 hand-carved jack o’ lanterns, weekends through Oct. 28, 4160 Horticultural Drive in Fairmount Park; www.theglow-jackolantern.com.

Heather Headley’s Broadway My Way

The Philly POPS perform with the Grammy-winning R&B singer, 8 p.m. Oct. 12 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

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William Way LGBT Community Center Art Gallery presents an installation by Natalie Hope McDonald that showcases the diverse iconography of the LGBT community, through Oct. 26, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220. 

Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn

Walnut Street Theatre presents the musical based on the classic Universal Pictures film, through Oct. 21, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst, Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 13 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

Romeo & Juliet

The Pennsylvania Ballet presents an adaptation of Shakespeare’s timeless love story, through Oct. 21 at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Sweat

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama set in Reading, where industries are disappearing and the men and women of the city are rendered powerless as they watch their income, legacy and relationships follow suit, Oct. 12-Nov. 4 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

Yael Bartana: And Europe Will Be Stunned

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition blurring fact and fiction, with the artist reimagining historical narratives to spur a dialogue about urgent social and geopolitical issues of our time, through Jan. 1, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

‘HOPE’ FOR THE HOPELESS: Florence and the Machine is making a quick jaunt through North America for their latest album, “High As Hope,” with a stop in Philadelphia for a performance 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-389-9543.

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Music

Ja Rule and Method Man & Redman

The rappers perform 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

Maroon 5

The pop-rock band performs 8 p.m. Oct. 12 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

Goo Goo Dolls

The rock band performs 8:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

Talib Kweli

The rapper performs 8:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

Michael Franti

The singer and activist performs 8:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

The English Beat

The classic ska/reggae/punk band performs 8 p.m. Oct. 16 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Public Image Ltd.

The alternative-rock band performs 8 p.m. Oct. 16 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

Nightlife

Happy Bear

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

Escape from NYC

New York drag performers head south to perform in Philly, 9 p.m. Oct. 12 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Indigo Ball 2018

William Way LGBT Community Center’s annual fundraising gala returns with a Great Gatsby theme, 6-11:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad St.: www.waygay.org.

Drag A Rama

Philly drag performers get dolled up to entertain, 9 p.m. Oct. 15 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Philadelphia Burlesque Battle Royale

The naughty games begin 9 p.m. Oct. 18 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Outta Town

Lewis Black

The comedian seen on “The Daily Show” performs Oct. 12-13 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Los Lobos

The Chicano rock band performs 8 p.m. Oct. 12 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The classic midnight-movie musical is screened 10 p.m. Oct. 13 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Rocky Horror Show LGBTQ+ Night OUT

Bucks County Playhouse presents the annual performance of the classic musical to benefit New Hope Celebrates, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17, 70 S. Main St., New Hope; 213-315-7788.

Fay Jacobs

The out comedian performs 8 p.m. Oct. 19 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027. n


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