Out and About: May 10-16, 2019

Out and About: May 10-16, 2019

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Out comedian, actress and activist Margaret Cho returns to Philly for a weekend of intimate comedy, May 16-18 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. For more information or tickets, call 215-496-9001. PHOTO CREDIT: Sergio Garcia

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 presents 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.

Eddie Izzard: WUNDERBAR

The comedian performs 8 p.m. May 15 at Kimmel’s Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

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.

Mahler Symphony No. 9

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs through May 12 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Margaret Cho

The out comedian performs May 16-18 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

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.

Treasure Island

Arden Theatre company presents the swashbuckling pirate tale, through June 2, 40 N. Second St.; ardentheatre.org.

Untitled

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.

 

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THE ‘CHO’-SEN ONE: Out comedian, actress and activist Margaret Cho returns to Philly for a weekend of intimate comedy, May 16-18 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. For more information or tickets, call 215-496-9001. PHOTO CREDIT: Sergio Garcia

 

Music

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 Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400. 

Meat Puppets

The alternative rock band performs, 9 p.m. May 10 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-627-1332.

Nitzer Ebb

The UK EBM group performs 8 p.m. May 12 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Fever 333

The hard rock/rap-core group performs 9 p.m. May 13 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Mark Lanegan Band

The alternative rock singer from Screaming Trees and his band perform, 9 p.m. May 15 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-627-1332.

Andy Black

The hard rock singer from Black Veil Brides performs, 7:30 p.m. May 16 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-627-1332.

KT Tunstall

The rock singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. May 17 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400. 

 

Nightlife

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.

Socks and Jocks

An underwear fetish party, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. May 11 at The Bike Stop, 206 S. Quince St.; 215-627-1662.

Sway

The monthly queer hip-hop/trap/house party, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. May 11 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Late Night Thirsty Thursday Drag Show

Drew Bev Gaver hosts post-Drag Race festivities with performances by Zsa Zsa St. James, Emily Valentine and Onyx Ondyx, 11 p.m.-1 a.m. May 11 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Get Pegged Cabaret

Courtnee Rose and performance by Glitter and Garbage are on the menu, 10:30 p.m. May 17 at Fringe Arts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-413-1318.

 

Outta Town

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., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

Mermaids

The drama film starring Cher is screened 1:30 p.m. May 12 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Freddie Jackson

The R&B singer performs 8 p.m. May 12 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

Julian Marley

The reggae artist performs, 8 p.m. May 12 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331.

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood

The rock band fronted by the former Black Crowes singer performs, 8 p.m. May 17 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331.

Streets of Fire

The action/comedy thriller is screened 9:45 p.m. May 17 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. n


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