Out and About - Jan. 18 - 24

Out and About - Jan. 18 - 24

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MOVEMENTS WITH A PURPOSE: Martha Graham Dance Company, one of the oldest and most celebrated contemporary dance companies on the planet, comes to Philly to perform “EVE Project,” a program by all-female choreographers commemorating the upcoming centennial of the 19th Amendment, Jan. 25-26 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St. For more information or tickets, call 215-898-3900.

Theater & Arts

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.

Bear Brunch

Bear and Benedicts are on the menu, 11:30 a.m. Jan. 20 at Beau Monde, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

Beautiful — The Carole King Musical

Broadway Philadelphia presents the story of the award-winning songwriter and performer, through Jan. 20 at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Betrayal

Lantern Theater Company presents a drama exploring love, sex, marriage and friendship, through Feb. 17 at St. Stephen’s Theater, 8923 Ludlow St.; 215-829-0395.

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.

Bye Bye Liver: The Philadelphia Drinking Play

A sketch-comedy show that revels in the crazy moments everyone has had when practicing that favorite pastime, through Jan. 25 at Yards Brewing Company, 500 Spring Garden St.; 800-650-6449.

Company

The Players Club of Swarthmore presents the classic Sondheim musical comedy about a young man who just can’t commit, through Jan. 19, 614 Fairview Road, 610-328-4271. 

Dieter Rams: Principled Design

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition surveying the designer’s prolific body of work — from radios, clocks and cameras to kitchen appliances and furniture, through April 14, 26th Street and
the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

DRUMline Live

The Kimmel Center presents a show based on the high-energy shows of the country’s best marching bands, Jan. 19-20 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Dulce Sloan

The comedian seen on “The Daily Show” performs Jan. 25-26 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

Equality - Pride in Our History Exhibit

A new exhibition takes visitors on a journey through the decades of Gay Pride, showcasing a collection of stories, photos and memorabilia contributed by LGBTQ individuals and their allies, through March 23, at the Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem; www.newhopecelebrates-history.org.

Fallen Angels

Mauckingbird Theatre Company presents a comedy by England’s distinguished gay writer, Noël Coward, through Jan. 27 at Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.; 267-385-6910.

Gilbert Gottfried

The comedian performs through Jan. 19 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

Ken Ludwig’s A Comedy of Tenors

Walnut Street Theatre presents the comedy set in 1930’s Paris, just hours away from “The Concert of the Century,” through March 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

Broadway Philadelphia presents the stage adaptation of the best-selling novel, Jan. 22-27 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

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.

Martha Graham Dance Company

Dance Affiliates presents the acclaimed contemporary dance company, Jan. 25-26 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 19 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

Oleanna

Walnut Street Theatre presents David Mamet’s explosive drama about gender politics, privilege and power, through Feb. 17 in its Independence Studio, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

Todd Glass

The out comedian seen on “The Daily Show” performs Jan. 24-27 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001

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POWERFUL JOKES: Comedian and “The Daily Show” correspondent Dulce Sloan brings her hilarious worldview to the stage when she performs Jan. 25-26 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St. For more information or tickets, call 215-606-6555.

Music

Cracker

The rock band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 18 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

The Danish pop singer performs 8:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100. 

Taylor Dayne & Color Me Badd

The R&B singers perform 8 p.m. Jan. 18 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

Damn the Torpedoes: A Tribute to Tom Petty

The rock band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 18 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Wu-Tang Clan

The classic hip-hop group performs 8:30 p.m. Jan. 24-25 at Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

Bell Biv Devoe

The R&B/hip-hop group performs 8 p.m. Jan. 25, Xcite Center at Parx Casino, 2999 Street Road, Bensalem; 888-588-7279.

Neko Case

The singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Jan. 25 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

Nightlife

Daddy & Friends 2 Year Anniversary

The boylesque showcase returns 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656. 

Nitty Gritty: 6 Year Anniversary

A dance party focusing on classic Motown and Soul music, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Jan. 19 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

A NUDE HOPE: A Burlesque Tribute to Star Wars

Philadelphia’s premier burlesque performers bring to life beloved characters from a galaxy far, far away, 7-10 p.m. Jan. 20 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Outta Town

Hot Fuzz

The action/comedy film is screened 9:45 p.m. Jan. 18 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

The Secret Garden

The 1993 film based on the classic novel is screened 1:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Rob Thomas

The rock singer performs Jan. 18-20 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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