Out and About December 21-27, 2018

Out and About December 21-27, 2018

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DRAG QUEENS STIRRING ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE: Twas the night before Christmas and nothing will be remotely quiet as “RuPaul’s Drag Race” alum Alexis Michelle teams up with Brittany Lynn, Satine Harlow and DJ Carl Michaels for “Oy to the World,” a drag show and dance party for people of the Jewish faith and their allies, 9 p.m. Dec. 24 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St. For more information or tickets, call 215-964-9675.

Theater & Arts

Arte Povera: Homage to Amalfi ’68

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition recreating one artist’s reaction against minimalism and pop art, through July, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Between Nature and Abstraction: Edwin Dickinson and Friends

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the works of the modern American painter through Feb. 10, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

A Christmas Carol

Walnut Street Theatre presents Charles Dickens’ classic, through Dec. 23, at WST for Kids, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550. 

Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

Broadway Philadelphia presents the musical based on the beloved children’s book, through Dec. 29, at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

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, through March 3, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

The Pennsylvania Ballet performs the classic holiday tale, through Dec. 31, at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Glorious Sound of Christmas

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs a holiday-themed classical program, through Dec. 23, at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Larry Fink: The Boxing Photographs

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of photographs highlighting the athletic world of boxing through Jan. 1, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Little Ladies: Victorian Fashion Dolls and the Feminine Ideal

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the influence of Miss Fanchon, the ultimate toy for privileged girls in the 1860s-’70s, through March 3, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-
763-8100.

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 22, at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

A Philly POPS Christmas

The Philly POPS perform an all-new holiday-themed concert, through Dec. 22, at

Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical

Walnut Street Theatre presents the musical based on the children’s book, through Jan. 6, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

This Is The Week That Is

1812 Productions presents its annual politically charged and satirical comedy show, through Jan. 6, at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey St.; 215-592-9560.

WINTER WONDERETTES

The throwback holiday show transports the audience to the 1968 Harper’s Hardware Christmas Party for an evening of songs and humor, through Dec. 30, at Walnut Street Theatre’s Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

Wizard of Oz

Media Theatre presents the musical about Dorothy and her adventures in a strange land, through Jan. 13, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

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.

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BABY, IT’S HOT INSIDE: Philly burlesque powerhouse troupe Peek-A-Boo Revue performs their holiday-themed show, “In The Mood,” to the delight of all who want a little naughty to go with their nice holiday entertainment, 8:30 p.m. Dec. 22 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. For more information or tickets, call 215-222-1400.

Music

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

The holiday-themed hard-rock ensemble performs 3:30 and 8 p.m. Dec. 21, at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

War on Drugs

The rock band performs 8 p.m. Dec. 21, at The Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets; 610-
352-2887.

Chrisette Michele

The R&B singer performs 8 p.m. Dec. 27, at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-
572-7650.

Gov’t Mule

The rock band performs 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28, at The Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets; 610-352-2887.

Nightlife

A Very Mary Christmas

A drag musical-comedy holiday show, 7 p.m. Dec. 21, at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Daddy & Friends

Nina Bonina Brown (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”) performs on the monthly boylesque showcase, 8 p.m. Dec. 21, at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656. 

Problematic

A holiday-themed drag comedy show, 7 p.m. Dec. 22, at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656. 

Outta Town

Josh Zuckerman

The rock artist performs a CD-release show, 8 p.m. Dec. 21, at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

Shogun Assassin

The classic martial-arts action film is screened 9:45 p.m. Dec. 21, at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

A Christmas Story

The classic holiday film is screened 1:30 p.m. Dec. 22, at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Echoes

The Pink Floyd tribute band performs, 8 p.m. Dec. 22, at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331.

Sam Krivda’s Holiday Party

The singer performs a holiday show, 8 p.m. Dec. 22, at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

Tiesto

The electronic music DJ and producer performs 10 p.m. Dec. 27, at The Borgata Hotel, Casino
& Spa’s Premiere Nightclub, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-
317-1000.

Die Hard

The action film is screened 9:45 p.m. Dec. 28, at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. n

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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