Out & About / April 26- May 2, 2019

Out & About / April 26- May 2, 2019

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SONIC WAR ‘HORSES’: Punk-rock icon, singer-songwriter and activist Patti Smith lands in Philly to shake things up with an evening of songs spanning her legendary career, 8 p.m. April 29 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St. For more information or tickets, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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.

 

Beethoven’s “Eroica”

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs one of the legendary composer’s most popular works, through April 27 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

BODYTRAFFIC

Dance Affiliates presents the Los Angeles-based dance group blending hip-hop, jazz and ballet, April 26-27 at Harold Price Theater, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

 

Brian Regan

The comedian performs 8 p.m. April 27 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Civil War Stories

Walnut Street Theatre presents a show featuring a cast of actors/musicians immersing the audience in stories of real people from both sides of the USA’s most divisive conflict, through May 26, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550. 

 

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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

 

The Impressionist’s Eye

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition featuring the works of Claude Monet, Mary Cassatt, Vincent van Gogh and others of the genre, through Aug.18, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Jon Lovitz

The comedian formerly of “Saturday Night Live” performs May 2-4 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001. 

 

La Bohème

Opera Philadelphia performs the classic April 26-May 5 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

La Danse

Koresh Dance Company performs new work inspired by the famous Matisse paintings through April 28 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-751-0959.

 

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.

 

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform 11 a.m.–2 p.m. April 27 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 summer, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Sheherazade

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs the classic tales of 1001 Arabian Nights, 11:30 a.m. April 27 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Tchaikovsky And Elgar

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs with Fritz Kreisler, May 2-4 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Treasure Island

Arden Theatre Company presents the swashbuckling pirate tale, through June 2, 40 N. Second St.; https://ardentheatre.org.

 

Trevor Noah

The comedian and host of “The Daily Show” performs May 3-4 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Whitman, Alabama

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition that brings Walt Whitman’s poem, “Song of Myself” to life through the voices of Alabama residents, through June 9, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Yoshitoshi: Spirit and Spectacle

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition featuring the brilliant colors and spirited lines of the last great master of the traditional Japanese woodblock print, through Aug. 18, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

 

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GOING THEIR OWN WAY: Electronic DJ duo Fleetmac Wood reframes the music of the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Famers through disco, techno and house music, 10 p.m. May 3 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St. For more information or tickets, call 215-627-1332. 

MUSIC

 

Lisa Loeb

The singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. April 26 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.  

 

Joan Osborne 

The classic-rock singer performs the songs of Bob Dylan 8 p.m. April 28 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.  

Patti Smith

The iconic singer performs 8 p.m. April 29 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Todd Rundgren

The classic rock singer performs 8 p.m. May 1-2 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

Anthem: A Sing-A-Long

Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus performs its favorite gay anthems from the 1970s to today, May 3-4 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, 2111 Sansom St.; www.pgmc.org. 

 

Fleetmac Wood Presents Gold Dust Disco

A rave-style DJ duo that reframes the music of Fleetwood Mac through disco, techno and house music, 10 p.m. May 3 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-627-1332. 

 

 

NIGHTLIFE

Jukebox Revue

The drag show feature songs from the 1950s-’60s 7 p.m. April 26 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

Amateur Drag Attack

The drag show and competition returns

9 p.m.-1 a.m. April 26 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Problematic: A Spice Girls Drag Tribute Show

The wannabes suit up and perform 7 p.m. April 27 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656. 

 

Black Girl Magic

A charity drag show featuring local black drag performers, 7:30 p.m. April 27 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 Saint James St.; 215-735-5772. 

 

Gender Queery: A Trans and Nonbinary Drag Show

Retrograde Productions presents the best in binary-busting performers, 8 p.m. May 3 at Stir Lounge, 1705 Chancellor St.; 215-732-2700. 

 

Steam’d: BOS Philly

A steampunk/mask themed party, 10 p.m. at The Bike Stop, 206 S. Quince St.; 215-627-1662. 

 

OUTTA TOWN

Lewis Black: The Joke’s on Us

The comedian performs April 26-27 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

The Manhattans and The Delfonics

The classic soul/R&B groups perform 8 p.m. April 26 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

The Wizard of Oz

The classic film is screened 7:30 p.m. April 26 and 1:30 p.m. April 27 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Close Your Legs, Honey 

Bootless Stageworks presents the hilarious and troubling musical about a little 

girl competing in the Lil’ Miss Cutie Pie Pageant who would rather be at home playing an astronaut crime-fighter, April 26-28, 1301 N. Broom St., Wilmington, Del.; 717-682-3192. 

 

Beth Hart

The singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. May 3 at Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood, N.J.; 856-858-1000.

 

Bowielive

A David Bowie tribute show, 8 p.m. May 3 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331. 

 

Serial Mom

The John Waters film is screened at 9:45 p.m. May 3 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. 

 


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