Out & About: May 20-26

Out & About: May 20-26

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Fri. 05/20
Elixir: the Cure for the Common Gala Dr. Ruth Westheimer is honored along with Pennsylvania state Sen. Vincent Hughes, his wife Sheryl Lee Ralph and The Trevor Project, 6-10 p.m. May 20 at Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Millennium Hall, 1201 Market St.; mazzonicenter.org/events/elixir.

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.

MST3K: Final Justice Robots talk smack about a bad film, 9:45 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

Stimulus Two-Year Anniversary: The 2nd Annual All-White Affair The LGBTQ dance party celebrates its second anniversary 10 p.m.-2 a.m. at TLA, 334 South St.; www.stimulusphilly.com.

Sat. 05/21
WMMR BBQ 3 Doors Down, Papa Roach, Seether and more perform starting at noon at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 856-365-1300.

Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School Philly The cabaret troupe performs at 3 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Dragapalooza: Broadway Divas The drag variety show kicks off at 8 p.m. at Voyeur, 1221 St. James St.; 215-735-5772.

James Taylor The singer-songwriter performs at 8 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Life’s Melodies Anna Crusis Women’s Choir performs its spring concert at 8 p.m. at Arch Street United Methodist Church, 55 N. Broad St.; 215-568-6250.

Uptown Express The band performs a benefit for Planned Parenthood at 8:30 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

Sun. 05/22
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer The 1947 film starring Shirley Temple and Cary Grant is screened at 2 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

Life’s Melodies Anna Crusis Women’s Choir performs its spring concert at 4 p.m. at Arch Street United Methodist Church, 55 N. Broad St.; 215-568-6250.

Katie Eagleson and the Lenny Pierro Trio The two cabaret acts perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars The world-music group performs at 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

Mon. 05/23
Sixteen Candles The teen comedy film is screened at 8 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Tue. 05/24
Gender EDGE The “punk-rooted/DIY/fiery gender-variant/transgender activist artists” perform at 5:30 p.m. at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

Geraldine Brooks The Pulitzer Prize-winning author hosts a reading of her new book, “Caleb’s Crossing,” 7:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

Wed. 05/25
Rad Bromance The all-male Lady Gaga cover band performs at 7 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

The Wailers Uprising Tour 2011 The reggae group performs at 7 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

Australia’s Thunder from Down Under The all-male dance troupe performs at 8 p.m. at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

Marc Silver & the Stonethrowers The out singer-songwriter and his band perform at 8 p.m. at Tin Angel, 20 S. Second St.; 215-928-0770.

Variety Showcase Singers and musicians perform a showcase at 8 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

Thu. 05/26
Bob & Barbara’s Drag Show The outrageousness begins at 11 p.m. at Bob & Barbara’s, 1509 South St.; 215-545-4511.

Fri. 05/27
Paula Johns 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.

Daryl Hall The singer performs at 9 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Weezer The rock band performs at 9 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Opening
Berlioz Damnation of Faust The Philadelphia Orchestra performs Berlioz’s masterpiece through May 28 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Danza Contemporánea de Cuba The Cuban dance troupe performs May 24-25 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Miss Saigon Walnut Street Theatre presents the popular musical epic love story, May 25-July 17, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

The Cripple of Inishmaan The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the dark comedy depicting the impact that a Hollywood film crew has over the local residents in a rural Irish town, through May 22 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

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

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

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.

String of Pearls Allens Lane Theater and Art Center presents a 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.

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


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