Out & About: April 22-28

Out & About: April 22-28

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Fri. 04/22
The Black Cat Cabaret featuring Karen Gross & Eddie Bruce The cabaret singers perform at 7:30 p.m. at Tin Angel, 20 N. Second St.; 215-928-0770.

Penn Jersey Roller Derby presents Devils In Disguise The ladies of the She Devils Roller Derby get their drag on at this one-night-only show, featuring special guests the Liberty City Kings, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at Sisters, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Femi Kuti & Positive Force The jazz Afrobeat group performs at 9 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Sat. 04/23
The Sound of Music The musical film is screened at 2 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

Joseph R.G. DeMarco The author of “A Body on Pine: A Marco Fontana Mystery” hosts a reading 5:30 p.m. at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

Springtime in Paris Peter Nero and the Philly Pops perform at 8 p.m. at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Kristian Rex and The One’s The singer and the local band perform at 8:30 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show The camp classic film is screened at 11:30 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Sun. 04/24
Orchestre National Du Jazz: Shut Up and Dance The French jazz orchestra performs at 7 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

HOPE: An Oratorio Composer Jonathan Leshnoff celebrates mankind’s universal journey — from the throes of abandonment to the revival of hope — with a performance at 8 p.m. at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Mon. 04/25
Somewhere The 2010 film directed by Sofia Coppola is screened at 8 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Tue. 04/26
Slam Nation First Person Arts presents storytellers from around the country performing at 8 p.m. at Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Wed. 04/27
Girls Night Out! An Interactive Crafts Workshop Kate Payne, author of “The Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking,” hosts a workshop at 6 p.m. at Penn Bookstore, 3601 Walnut St.; 215-898-7595.

Francis Fukuyama The author of “The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution” hosts a book event at 7:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

Bruce Anthony Clough The R&B, blues and rock singer and his band perform at 8 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

Brian Greene The author of “The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos” appears at noon at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

Fourth Annual One-Night-Stand Spoken-Word and Poetry Slam Philadelphia Black Gay Pride presents Philly’s finest spoken-word artists, 7:30-11 p.m. at Marathon Grill, 1818 Market St.; 215-561-1818.

Dennis Miller The comedian performs at 8 p.m. at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

Thu. 04/28
Simon and Garfunkel Retrospective AJ Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle perform the songs of the famous duo at 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

Variety Showcase Night Eddie Bruce hosts a showcase at 8 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

Fri. 04/29
Ride HARD: A benefit to end AIDS Drag performer Vanessa Stone and special guests perform 7-10 p.m. at Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Zane Booker Dance Tribute Equality Forum hosts a tribute to the out dancer and choreographer at 7 p.m. at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215- 790-5800.

Asia The classic prog-rock group performs at 8 p.m. at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

Lucille Carr-Kaffashan The cabaret singer performs at 8:30 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

Burlesque Showcase: Equality Forum Edition Louise LaTease of Swellco & Swellco, Cherry Bomb, Miss Mary Wanna, Cookie Cutter and Timaree of Sister Sirens perform from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. at Sisters, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Opening
Greek Tragedy and Mythology Philadelphia Orchestra performs two of Stravinsky’s most searing mythological compositions April 28-30 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Rites, Rhythm ... Riot Center City Opera Theater presents the world premiere of a new one-act, vaudeville-style opera April 28-30 at Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

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

BalletX Spring Series 2011: Proliferation of the Imagination The Wilma Theater, through April 24, 265 S. Broad St.; 215-546-7824.

Depth Perception AxD Gallery, through May 14, 265 S. 10th St.; 215-627-6250.

Educating Rita Quince Productions presents a comedy about a hairdresser who decides she wants to get educated, through April 23 at Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

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

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

Godspell The biblical musical is performed through April 24 at Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Road, Media; 610-565-4211.

The Peacock Male: Exuberance and Extremes in Masculine Dress Philadelphia Museum of Art, through June, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

The Philadelphia Science Festival The community celebration of science features lectures, debates, activities, special exhibitions and other informal science education experiences for all ages, through April 28 at venues all over the city; www.philasciencefestival.org.

Roberto Capucci: Art into Fashion Philadelphia Museum of Art, through June 5, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Spies, Traitors & Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America The National Constitution Center, through May 30, 525 Arch St.; 215-409-6600.

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.

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

Tommy Media Theater presents the classic-rock opera through May 22, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

Closing
Jesus Christ Superstar The Tony Award-winning biblical rock musical comes to town, through April 23 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

Jon Dore The comedian from IFC’s “The Jon Dore Television Show” and Comedy Central performs through April 23 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

Paris Wheels and the Ready Maids Part of The Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, through April 23 at Kimmel’s Hamilton Garden, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Proliferation of the Imagination BalletX, through April 23 at Kimmel’s Innovation Studio, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

The Tree Series University of the Arts and University of Delaware present a jazz ensemble dance performance April 22-23 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.


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