WHAT’S UP, MAESTRO?: Most of us were introduced to classical music by classic cartons, so why not relive those magical moments when Philadelphia Orchestra performs live the world’s most beloved Looney Tunes shorts as part of “Bugs Bunny At The Symphony II,” Jan. 4-6 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.
All Ages Drag Brunch
Lady Geisha-Stratton hosts this event with performances by Fanci DisMount Stratton, Astala Vista, Navaya Shay, Donna Ria and Aloe Vera-Stratton, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 30 at Maison 208, 208 S.13th St.; 215-999-1020.
Arte Povera: Homage to Amalfi ’68
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition recreating one artist’s reactionary exhibition 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.
Dieter Rams: Principled Design
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition surveying the designers prolific body of work—from radios,
clocks, and cameras to kitchen appliances and furniture, through April 14, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-
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.
First Night of Funny
An evening of comedy featuring Liz Russo, Jeff Allen, Kevin Farley and David Reed, 8 p.m. Dec. 31 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.
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.
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. 29 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.
New Year’s Eve
The Philadelphia Orchestra performs a NYE concert, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 31 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.
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 classic musical about Dorothy
and her adventures in a strange land, through Jan. 13, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-
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.
THEY’VE GOT THE LOOK: Get a good look at part of the history of head-turning clothing as Philadelphia Museum of Art presents, “Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now,” an exhibition exploring the drama and glamour of some of the most creative feminine fashions ever designed, through Mar. 3, 26th Street and the Parkway. For more information, call 215-763-8100.
The rock band performs, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28 at The Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets; 610-352-2887.
The Genesis Show
The Genesis Tribute band performs 8 p.m. Dec. 29 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.
They Might Be Giants
The rock band performs, 9 p.m. Dec. 31 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.
Start Making Sense
The Talking heads tribute band performs, 10 p.m. Dec. 31 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.
The Sublime tribute band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 4 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.
Amateur Drag Attack Winter Wonderland Edition
Diva, it’s cold inside for this drag competition, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Dec. 28 at Tabu. 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.
NYE Burlesque Ball
Flrt Vonnegut and Honeytree EvilEye kick of the New Year with a burlesque show, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Dec. 31 at Tabu. 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.
New Year’s Eve Drag Disco Party
Fanci DisMount Stratton hosts an show featuring Philly’s finest divas and a DJ set from Salotta Tee, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Dec. 31 at Hard Rock Café Philadelphia, 1113 Market St.; 215-238-1000.
Paula Deen-White performs on the drag showcase, 7-10 p.m. Jan. 3 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.
Philly’s only one-woman live-music cabaret returns, 7-10 p.m. Jan. 4 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.
The action film is screened 9:45 p.m. Dec. 28 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.
Queer Queens of Comedy
Poppy Champlin and Karen Williams ring in the New Year, 8:30 p.m. Dec. 31 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St.,
New Hope; 888-596-1027.
The horror film is screened 9:45 p.m. Jan. 4 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.