Out & About: March 18-25

Out & About: March 18-25

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google Plus

Fri. 3/18
Open Mic Anyone wanting to read or perform can sign up at 6:40 p.m. for the open mic at 7 at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the South African vocal group, 8 p.m. at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

Lewis Black The comedian performs at 8 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Will Downing and Lalah Hathaway The two singers perform at 8 p.m. at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

The Ken Silver Ensemble The group performs at 8:30 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

Sat. 3/19
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm The animated Batman film is screened at 2 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

A Reading with Josh Aterovis and a performance by Jeremiah Clark The author of “The Truth of Yesterday: A Killian Kendall Mystery” hosts a reading at 5:30 p.m. at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

Alô Brasil: Carnaval 2011 The group specializing in Brazilian music performs at 7:30 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Diana Ross The legendary singer performs at 8 p.m. at Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-348-4411.

Icandy grand opening The nightclub formerly known as 12th Air Command gets a spiffy makeover from its new owner, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., 254 12th St.; www.icandyphilly.com.

Lewis Black The comedian performs at 8 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Paula Johns The cabaret singer performs a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald at 8:30 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

Sun. 3/20
Pillow Talk The 1959 sex comedy is screened at 2 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

Pressure Cooker The documentary film about a culinary course is screened at 4 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

Purple Rain The smash hit film starring Prince and the Revolution is screened at 7 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Tribute to The White Stripes Local musicians pay tribute to the recently broken-up alternative-rock band at 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Mon. 3/21
Kashu-juku Noh Theater The Kimmel Center presents Japan’s theater form, developed and preserved since the 14th century, 7:30 p.m. at Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

The Fighter The Oscar-winning film is screened at 8 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Tue. 3/22
Soulidified: A Celebration of Soul Music, Past, Present and Future The R&B group performs at 9 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Wed. 3/23

From Single to Soul Mate: Five Secrets for Attracting the Perfect Partner for You William Way LGBT Community Center hosts a relationship workshop for women, 7-8 p.m., 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

Thur. 3/24
Queens of the Stone Age The rock band performs at 8 p.m. at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

Fri. 3/25
Jeff Beck’s Rock & Roll Party The legendary guitarist performs at 8 and 10:45 p.m. at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

Opening
Ella The Musical The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the story of the great jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, March 22-27 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

French Connection The Philadelphia Orchestra performs with Stéphane Denève, music director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, on a program of music by three major French composers, March 24-26 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

John Heffron The comedian who won the second season on “Last Comic Standing” performs March 23-26 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

Mary Poppins The adaptation of the beloved Disney musical is on stage March 23-April 17 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

Continuing
The 39 Steps Walnut Street Theatre presents Alfred Hitchcock’s fast-paced spy mystery through May 1, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

Epherman Existence Gallery 339, through May 7, 339 S. 21st St.; 215-731-1530.

The Eyes of Babylon The Bristol Riverside Theatre presents the one-man show written and performed by out former Marine Jeff Key, who served in Iraq under the military ban on openly gay servicemembers, through April 3, 120 Radcliffe St.; 215-785-0100.

Facing Out, Facing In: Figurative Works The James A. Michener Art Museum, through May 1, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.

Fruitville/The School Papers AxD Gallery presents an exhibition of two series of intimate, seldom-seen works by artist Douglas Witmer, through April 2, 265 S. 10th St.; 215-627-6250.

A Glimpse of Paradise: Gold in Islamic Art Philadelphia Museum of Art, through April, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play The Wilma Theater presents a comedy about Mr. Thomas Edison, who has become a personal hero of Dr. Givings, who begins harnessing the newfound power of electricity to treat hysterical patients at his home with an experimental electric apparatus, through April 3, 265 S. Broad St.; 215-546-7824.

The Men of Mah Jongg Society Hill Playhouse, through April 17 in the Red Room, 507 S. Eighth St.; 215-923-0210.

The Peacock Male: Exuberance and Extremes in Masculine Dress Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition, drawn from the museum’s collection of Western fashion, examining 300 years of men’s sartorial display, through June, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Spies, Traitors & Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America The National Constitution Center hosts the exhibition created by the International Spy Museum featuring artifacts, multimedia elements, immersive environments and stories of espionage, treason and deception in the United States, through May 30, 525 Arch St.; 215-409-6600.

Superior Donuts Arden Theatre Company presents a comedy about a doughnut shop that’s undergoing some changes along with the community it’s in, through April 3 at F. Otto Hass Stage, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

Tailoring Philadelphia: Tradition and Innovation in Menswear Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition focusing on Philadelphia’s tailoring industry, featuring clothing designed by Francis Toscani (1915-73), through summer, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

The Terrible Girls Azuka Theatre presents a dark comedy of friendship, obsession and Southern sensibilities, through April 3 at The Latvian Society, 531 N. Seventh St.; 215-733-0255.

To Love, Honor and Obey? Stories of Italian Renaissance Marriage Chests Philadelphia Museum of Art presents the commemorative works of art, through July, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

WTC View Allens Lane Theater Company presents the story of a gay photographer who places an advertisement in the Village Voice for an available bedroom in his SoHo apartment, which boasts a view of the World Trade Center and appears on Sept. 10, 2001, through March 26, 601 W. Allens Lane; 215-248-0546.

Closing
The Cunning Little Vixen Curtis Opera Theatre presents humans and creatures of the forest mingling together in a delightful tale about the circle of life, through March 20 at Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

Resisting Racism: 30 Years of Men of All Colors Together The William Way LGBT Community Center hosts an exhibition highlighting the long and rich history of the gay, multiracial, multicultural organization, through March 25, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

Steel Magnolias H.O.P.E. Players presents the dramatic comedy about love, faith and the unity of sisterhood, through March 19 at St. James Hall, 8306 Brookside Road, Elkins Park; 484-886-1869.


Find us on Facebook
Follow Us
Find Us on YouTube
Find Us on Instagram
Sign Up for Our Newsletter