Out & About: Aug. 2-8, 2019

Out & About: Aug. 2-8, 2019

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SAY HELLO TO THE NIGHT: If binge-watching the new season of “Stranger Things” this summer has left you wanting more slick ’80s horror-comedy action, you can catch a screening of one of the best vampire flicks (and movie soundtracks) to come out that decade, “The Lost Boys,” 9:45 p.m. Aug. 2 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville. For more information or tickets call 610-917-1228.

Theater & Arts

The Art of Collage and Assemblage

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of mixed-material works from contemporary artists through Sept. 2, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

D.L. Hughley

The comedian seen on “The Original Kings of Comedy” performs Aug. 9-11 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

Fifth Annual Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival

Philadelphia’s women tell stories about The City of Sisterly Love, through Aug. 4 at Arden Theatre Company’s Hamilton Family Arts Center, 62 N. Second St.; http://phillywomenstheatrefest.org/.

Herbert Ferber: Form into Space

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition featuring sculptures and related drawings that Herbert Ferber (1906-91) created during the 1950s — the artist’s most creative period, through Aug. 18, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

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.

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 3 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

Natasha Leggero

The comedian seen on “Chelsea Lately” performs through Aug. 3 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

Passages

MUSE Art Gallery presents a solo exhibition of paintings by Jean Plough, through Sept. 1, 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. 

Queer Americans: Who We Are

William Way LGBT Community Center hosts an exhibition featuring the dynamic works of three queer artists, through Aug. 30, 1315 Spruce St; 215-732-2220.

Souls Grown Deep: Artists of the African American South

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a collection of textile art, sculpture and paintings acquired from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation through Sept. 2, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

(Still) Life in Motion

Jed Williams Gallery presents an exhibition representing the interplay between painting and photography, through Aug. 20, 615 Bainbridge St.; 267-970-5509.

Venus

An exhibition of new watercolors by Britni Houser through Aug. 30 at The Fine Art Galleries at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, 522 W. Maple St., Allentown; www.bradburysullivancenter.org.

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

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RESURFACING: Singer-songwriter and Lilith Fair founder, Sarah McLachlan, performs backed by The Philly POPS for an evening of music, 8 p.m. Aug. 5 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..

Music

’70s Soul Jam

The Stylistics, The Chi-Lites, Heatwave, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes and Blue Magic perform, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

The Faint

The punk band performs 8 p.m. Aug. 2 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Heart & Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

The rock bands perform 7 p.m. Aug. 2 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd.; 856-365-1300.

Queen + Adam Lambert

The iconic rock band performs 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-336-3600.

Herbie Hancock

The innovative R&B songwriter performs, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sarah McLachlan

The singer-songwriter performs with The Philly POPS, 8 p.m. Aug. 5 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Rüfüs Du Sol

The alternative dance group performs 8 p.m. Aug. 6 at Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332. 

UB40

The ska/rock band performs 8 p.m. Aug. 6 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Smashing Pumpkins & Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

The rock bands perform 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd.; 856-365-1300.

Nightlife

Gender Queery

A trans and nonbinary drag show featuring Samantha Sayten, Icon Ebony-Fierce, Paula Dean White, Beary Tyler Moore, Mercury and Ron Binary, 8-11 p.m., Stir Lounge, 1706 Chancellor St.; 215-732-2700.

BEV’S Big Blonde Bitchfest with Jaymes Mansfield

The drag show returns with the Drag Race Season 9 alum, 9 p.m. Aug. 3 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Amateur Drag Night

Drag performers compete for cash and glory, 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0696.

Outta Town

Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret

The Philly drag and cabaret star lights up AC, 9 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

The Lost Boys

The ’80s vampire film is screened 9:45 p.m. Aug. 2 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

BOS // Poolside Disco

A disco-themed pool party with music by Adonis KIRK, noon-4 p.m. Aug. 4 at The Raven, 385 W. Bridge St.; 215-862-2081.

Donizetti’s Torquato Tasso

Amici Opera Company presents the classic opera 2:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at Dock Woods, 275 Dock Drive, Lansdale; www.amiciopera.com.

Amaluna

The Cirque du Soleil circus arts show raises the big top through Aug. 25 at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Ave., Oaks; www.cirquedusoleil.com/amaluna. 


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