Out & About: Sept. 6-12, 2019

Out & About: Sept. 6-12, 2019

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EXPERIENCED: Luenell, the outspoken comedian seen making a splash in the feature film “Borat” and the Showtime comedy special “Women of a Certain Age” comes to town performing through Sept. 7 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. For more information or tickets,  call 215-496-9001.

Theater and Arts

AGAMA, Festival of Indian Classical Arts
A festival showcasing the rich classical art traditions of India, Sept. 6-8 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

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.

Chico Bean
The comedian and actor seen on MTV’s “Wild ‘N Out” performs Sept. 13-14 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

Hamilton
The smash-hit blockbuster musical makes its Philly debut, through Nov. 17 at Kimmel’s Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut St. St.; 215- 923-1515.

Harmonious Motion
An exhibition of fluid art by Kelly Munchel, through Sept 8 at Twenty-Two Gallery, 236 S. 22nd St.; 215-772-1911. 

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 Jan. 5, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Horace Pippin: From War to Peace
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of paintings highlighting Pippin’s pursuit of a range of themes, from racial violence and the alienation of war to the serene beauty of his home in Chester County, Pennsylvania, through Oct., 2, 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. Sept. 7 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

Drag Bingo Brunch
A fundraiser benefiting Take the Lead Dance Project offering continental breakfast, bingo and performances by Maria Topcatt and Onyx Ondyx, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 15 at Society Hill Dance Academy, 409 S. 2nd St..; 215-574-3574

Nico Santos
The out comedian and actor seen in “Crazy Rich Asians” performs through Sept. 7 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

#QueerLifePHL
William Way LGBT Community Center hosts an exhibition exploring how we use our phones as a tool to record and communicate our stories and how, by sharing, we create a sense of identity, expression and, ultimately, an act of resistance by refusing to be erased, Sept. 13-Oct. 25, 1315 Spruce St; 215-732-2220.

Significant Other
Mauckingbird Theatre Company presents a heartfelt comedy about a gay, Jewish man in his late 20s, searching for a relationship and commitment, through Sept. 15 at The Drake’s Bluver Theatre, 302 S. Hicks St.; www.mauckingbird.org. 

Young Frankenstein: The Musical
Walnut Street Theatre presents the stage adaptation of Mel Brook’s classic comedy, through Oct. 20, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

Music

Zac Brown Band
The country band performs Sept. 6-7 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd.; 856-365-1300.

Brandi Carlile
The out singer-songwriter performs, 8 p.m. Sept. 6 at Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

Maren Morris
The country-pop singer performs, 8 p.m. Sept. 7 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Iris: 20 Anniversary Celebration
The synth-pop band performs, 9 p.m. Sept. 7 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-627-1332.

Morrissey
The out singer performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd.; 856-365-1300.

Of Monsters and Men
The indie group performs, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

UB40 and Shaggy
The ska band and the reggae singer perform 8 p.m. Sept. 10 at Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332. 

Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience
Music from the hit fantasy series hits the stage, 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

Outlaw Music Festival
Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Alison Krauss and Gov’t Mule perform, 4 p.m. Sept. 13 at Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

Meek Mill
The Philly rapper performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd.; 856-365-1300.

Streetlight Manifesto
The ska-punk band performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332. 

Babymetal
The J-pop/metal band performs 8 p.m. Sept. 13 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-309-0150.

Judah & the Lion
The alternative rock band performs, 8 p.m. Sept. 13 at The Met, 858 N. Broad St.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

God is an Astronaut
The alternative rock band performs, 9 p.m. Sept. 13 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-627-1332.

Nightlife

BEV’s Bitchfest
Drag star BEV hosts a night of drag, 10 p.m. Sept. 7 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Gay Mis: A Parody Musical
Philly Fringe presents a musical parody of “Les Miserables” Sept. 7-8 and 14-15 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Panic Trauma Sex Distraction - A Disastrous Cabaret!
James Bradford hosts a cabaret show featuring drag, comedy, storytelling and variety acts by performers in the Philly area who are gathering to celebrate neurodiversity in all of its many forms, 8-9:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Outta Town

Appetite for Destruction
The Guns N’ Roses tribute band performs 8 p.m. Sept. 6 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331. 

Norm Macdonald
The comedian performs 9 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Get the Led Out
The Led Zeppelin tribute band performs 8 p.m. Sept. 13 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331. 

 

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MAKING IT REIGN: The R&B/neo-soul singing sensation, Mary J. Blige, and legendary rapper, Nas, join forces for The Royalty Tour which hits town 8 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-204-2400.


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