Out & About: May 13-19

Out & About: May 13-19

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Fri. 05/13
Guys Night Out: Eastern State Penitentiary Season Eastern State Penitentiary and the William Way LGBT Community Center host a changing series of artist installations and historic exhibits, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Guests will meet at the center, 1315 Spruce St., and take public transportation to the penitentiary. RSVP is requested to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 215-732-2220.

Other Worlds? The Philadelphia Orchestra, hosted by creative director Gerard McBurney and conducted by Charles Dutoit, performs at 7 p.m. at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Adele The United Kingdom singer-songwriter performs at 7:30 p.m. at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

Blackmore’s Night The renaissance/folk-rock band performs at 7:30 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

Kathryn Stockett The author of “The Help” hosts a book signing at 7:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

Nichole Canuso Dance Company’s Third Annual Benefit Cabaret The dance company performs a benefit show at 7:30 p.m. at Underground Arts at The Wolf Building, 1200 Callowhill St.; www.brownpapertickets.com/event/166705.

Lewis Black The comedian performs at 8 p.m. at the Grand Opera House, 818 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 302-652-5577.

Crosby & Nash The classic rock/folk musicians perform at 9 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Doug Stanhope The comedian performs at 9 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Sat. 05/14
House Party Flashback Hip-hop artists Chubb Rock, Nice N Smooth, Tuff Crew and Schooly D perform at 8 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Maceo Parker Funk Night The Kimmel Center presents the legendary jazz/R&B musician at 8 p.m. at Kimmel’s Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Sugarland The country duo performs at 8 p.m. at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 856-365-1300.

Whose Live Anyway Cast members of the hit TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway” present a night of comedy and song, 8 p.m. at the Grand Opera House, 818 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 302-652-5577.

Paraguayan Bicentennial Gala Festival The Paraguayan Bicentennial Committee and the Paraguayan Embassy in Washington, D.C., celebrate the 200-year anniversary of the independence of Paraguay with Paraguayan artists playing harps, guitars, piano, bass, singing and dancing, 8:30 p.m. at Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Larry King The talk-show host appears at 9 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Sun. 05/15
The Best Years of Our Lives The 1946 drama film is screened at 2 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

These Amazing Shadows The documentary about The National Film Registry is screened at 2 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

Crash Test Dummies The alt-rock band performs at 7:30 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Mon. 05/16
Robert Randolph & the Family Band The rock group performs at 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

Wet Hot American Summer The comedy film is screened at 8 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Tue. 05/17
Caitlin Kelly: Reflections on a Career in Retail The former journalist hosts a discussion of her debut memoir, “Malled: My Unintentional Career in Retail,” 6 p.m. at Penn Bookstore, 3601 Walnut St.; 215-898-7595.

Conjunto Philadelphia The Philadelphia group specializing in the music of pre-revolutionary Cuba performs at 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Wed. 05/18
Avi Wisnia The out bassa-nova singer-songwriter performs at 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Thu. 05/19
Diane Ackerman The author of “One Hundred Names for Love: A Stroke, A Marriage and the Language of Healing” hosts a book event at 7:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

Paulie Shore The comedian performs at 9 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Fri. 05/20
The Losers Lounge Presents: A Tribute To Queen! The cover band pays homage to Queen at 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Weird Al Yankovic The comedy singer performs at 8 p.m. at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

Opening
Big Numbers Peter Nero and the Philly Pops play their most requested songs, May 15-21 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Beethoven Symphony No. 9 The Philadelphia Orchestra performs the symphonic classic, May 19-24 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Loving Him is Killing Me Angie Stone, NeNe Leakes and Tyson Beckford star in this dramatic production, May 19-22 at Kimmel’s Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Continuing
Beware the Lily Law Eastern State Penitentiary hosts a video installation on the experiences of trans prisoners, through November, 2027 Fairmount Ave.; 215-236-5111.

The Bridge Club Society Hill Playhouse presents a play set on San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge as two characters contemplate ending their lives, through May 29, 507 S. Eighth St.; 215-923-0211.

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

Dividing the Estate People’s Light & Theatre Company presents this drama set in Texas in the late 1980s during the oil recession, through June 5, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern; 610-644-3500.

The Great American Songbook Jazz pianist Andy Kahn performs standards and jazz songs through May 22 at Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Road, Media; 610-565-4211.

Little Women Bristol Riverside Theatre presents the Broadway musical based on Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, through May 22, 120 Radcliffe St.; 215-785-0100.

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra Walnut Street Theatre’s Independence Studio on 3 hosts a salute to Ol’ Blue Eyes, through June 26, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

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

Roberto Capucci: Art into Fashion Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of works by Italian fashion designer and artist Roberto Capucci, through June 5, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

The Shadow Box Center City Theatre Works presents the drama about three terminally ill characters — one of whom is gay — being interviewed about death and dying, through May 21 at Upstairs at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St.; www.centercitytheatreworks.org or 215-546-6718.

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

String of Pearls Allens Lane Theater and Art Center presents story about a family’s search for a string of pearls handed down from generation to generation, through May 21, 601 W. Allens Lane; 215-248-0546.

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.

Unsettled: Photography and Politics in Contemporary Art Philadelphia Museum of Art, through summer, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Closing
Hell EgoPo Theater, through May 15 at The German Society, 611 Spring Garden St.; www.egopo.org.

Holst The Planets The Philadelphia Orchestra performs with violinist Gil Shaham through May 17 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Judah Friedlander The comedian seen on “30 Rock” performs through May 14 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

New Hope Celebrates New Hope hosts its eighth annual Pride Week and Parade with a weeklong celebration of LGBT arts and culture, through May 15; www.newhopecelebrates.com.


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