Out and About: March 8-14, 2019

Out and About: March 8-14, 2019

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CRACKING IT UP: Out cabaret singer and Philly superstar Martha Graham Cracker performs a special BYOB show, “Lashed But Not Unleashed,” an evening of original songs delivered with her usual over-the-top flair, March 14-16 at The Kimmel Center’s SEI Innovation Studio, 300 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999. Photo: Gustavo Garcia

THEATER AND 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.

Bob: A Life in Five Acts

Azuka Theatre presents the story chronicling the highly unusual life of a man named Bob and his lifelong quest to become a “Great Man,” through March 17 at Proscenium Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.; 215-563-1100.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Walnut Street Theatre presents the adventure focused on a teenage sleuth, March 12-April 28, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

Dance Heginbotham

Dance Affiliates presents the New York-based contemporary troupe making its Philadelphia debut, March 15-16 at Harold Prince Theater, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

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.

Don “DC” Curry

The comedian seen in “Next Friday” performs March 15-17 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

Giselle

The Pennsylvania Ballet performs the premiere of Angel Corella’s restaging of the story of a young woman whose love triumphs over vengeance and lasts even beyond death, through March 17 at The Kimmel Center’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Kate The Unexamined Life

Walnut Street Theatre presents a production examining the life of Hollywood legend Katharine Hepburn, through April 7 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

Long Light

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition featuring the photography of David Lebe, through May 5, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Mendelssohn and Schubert

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs with piano prodigy Jan Lisiecki, through March 10 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Michelle Wolf

The comedian performs through March 9 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 9 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

New Chinese Galleries

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring 4,000 years of Chinese art, through 2021, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Rent

Broadway Philadelphia presents the blockbuster rock musical about struggling artists in Manhattan, through March 10 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Vessels

Dance Affiliates presents the all-female dance group through March 9 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

Nothing More

The hard-rock band performs 6:30 p.m. March 8 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

Tony Toni Tone and Jody Watley

The R&B singers perform 8 p.m. March 9 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

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THE BEAT FROM THE FAR EAST: KODO: Evolution, Japan’s preeminent taiko drumming troupe, explores the rhythmic possibilities with its electrifying performance, 7:30 p.m. March 12 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999. Photo: Takashi Okamoto

MUSIC

A Bowie Celebration: The Bowie Alumni Tour

Key musicians from David Bowie’s band through the decades, including Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Charlie Sexton, Carmine Rojas, Bernard Fowler, Corey Glover and Lee John, perform 8 p.m. March 9 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

Lords of Acid

The electro/dance group performs 7 p.m. March 11 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Sponge

The alternative rock band performs 8 p.m. March 15 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

Teenage Fanclub

The alternative rock band performs 8:30 p.m. March 15 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

Drag Wars: Totally Awesome ’80s Night

Drag queens take on a “Garbage Pail Kids” theme to compete for glory, 8-11 p.m. March 8 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 Saint James St.; 215-735-5772. 

SWAY

The monthly queer dance party returns, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. March 9 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

NIGHTLIFE

Nudey Tunes: Sports

A burlesque show with live music, 8 p.m. March 10 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

So You Think You’re a Headliner

Philly’s newest talent competition showcasing various types of entertainers including drag, burlesque, live vocalists, comics and more, 9 p.m. March 13 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Not of This World Not of This Binary

A showcase of nonbinary and genderqueer performers, 8 p.m. March 14 at Front Street Dive, 10 S. Front St.; 215-542-6089. 

Crimes of Passion

The Van Halen tribute band performs 8 p.m. March 8 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331. 

 

OUTTA TOWN

Looney Tunes

The classic cartoon shorts are screened, followed by a Q&A with Lind Simensky about the wonders of Cartoon Physics, 1:30 p.m. March 9 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Equality — Pride in Our History Exhibition

This exhibit 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 Visit Bucks County, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem; www.newhopecelebrates-history.org.

Remember Jones performs Back to Black

The band performs an Amy Winehouse tribute, 8 p.m. March 15 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331. 

Conan the Barbarian

The action-fantasy film is screened 9:45 p.m. March 15 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.


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