Out and About: May 3-9, 2019

Out and About: May 3-9, 2019

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THE ONLY WALL WE’D LIKE TO WATCH BEING BUILT: Brit Floyd, a Pink Floyd tribute show, celebrates the 40th anniversary of the band’s landmark album “The Wall” with a performance 7:30 p.m. May 7 at Kimmel’s Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.

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. 

At The Hop! A Philadelphia Story at the Birth of Rock and Roll

The Philly POPS performs rock n’ roll from the 50s and the 60s, May 3-5 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Civil War Stories

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

Glass Pieces

The Pennsylvania Ballet presents the world premiere of three high-energy pieces, May 9-12 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

The Impressionist’s Eye

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

Jon Lovitz

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

La Bohème

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

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. May 4 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.

Parsons Dance

The celebrated dance troupe performs a program including their masterpiece, “Caught,” May 10-11 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

Sophie Lewis and Zachary Howe

The author hosts a reading and signing of her new book “Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family,” 6:30 p.m. May 3 at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

Tchaikovsky And Elgar

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs a premiere performance with Fritz Kreisler, through May 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..

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Inis Nua Theatre presents the American premiere of the play by English playwright Inua Ellams about two brothers born on Nigerian Independence Day in a world where myth intertwines with reality, through May 12 at Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St,; 215-454-9776.

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 Yoshitoshi, the last great master of the traditional Japanese woodblock print, through Aug. 18, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Music

Anthem: A Sing-A-Long

Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus performs their 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 set and AV 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.

Alicia Witt

The actress and singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. May 8 at Bourbon and Branch, 705 N. Second St.; 215-238-0660.

Bring Me The Horizon

The rock band performs 8 p.m. May 10 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Christine Havrilla & Gypsy Fuzz

The out singer-songwriter and her band perform 8 p.m. May 10 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400. 

 

Nightlife

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. May 3 at The Bike Stop, 206 S. Quince St.; 215-627-1662.

Drag Wars: Gayme of Thrones Semifinals

A fantasy-themed drag competition, 8-11 p.m. May 10 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 Saint James St.; 215-735-5772 

Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts

An evening of video game cosplay themed performances, 9-11 p.m. May 10 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

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BALLET DANCE FEVER: The Pennsylvania Ballet closes out its season with high-energy performances of  Christopher Wheeldon’s “DGV: Danse à Grand Vitesse,” and the company premiere Jerome Robbins’ “Glass Pieces,” set to the music of composer Philip Glass, May 9-12 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999. Photo Credit: Chris Crisman

 

Outta Town

Beth Hart

8 p.m. May 3 at Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood, NJ; 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 9:45 p.m. May 3 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. 

My Chemical Slowdance

The second annual emo prom kicks off 9 p.m. May 4 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331.

Midnight Run

The classic action comedy is screened at 1:30 p.m. May 5 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. 

Galactic Empire

The Star Wars themed heavy metal band performs, 8 p.m. May 6 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331.

BBMAK

The English pop group performs, 8 p.m. May 9 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331.

The Temptations and The Four Tops

The classic soul/R&B groups perform 8 p.m. May 10 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650. n


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