Out & About: May 27-June 2

Out & About: May 27-June 2

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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.

Michelle Shocked The singer-songwriter performs at 8:30 p.m. at Steel City Coffee House, 239 Woburn St., Phoenixville; 610-933-4043

Tribute Night featuring Psychedelphia with Yellow Dubmarine & Box of Rain The cover bands perform at 9 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

12th Street Gym 25th Anniversary Celebration Mayor Michael Nutter opens the month-long anniversary celebration when he unveils a portrait of the gym 9-9:30 a.m., 204 S. 12th St.; 215-985-4092.

Snoop Dogg The rapper performs at 9 p.m. at House of Blues, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-343-4000.

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.

Sat. 05/28
21st International Black Doll Show and Sale Philadelphia Doll Museum at Temple University presents the largest showcase and sale of black dolls in the nation, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Mitten Hall, 1913 N. Broad St.; 215-787-0220.

John Oates The hit songwriter performs at 7:30 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

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

Mean Lady The trip-hop/world music group performs at 9 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

Randy Roberts The multimedia drag performer takes the stage at 8:30 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

John Pinette The comedian performs at 9 and 11:30 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Scene: Rehoboth The monthly LGBTQ dance party sets up shop on the shore 8 p.m.-1 a.m. at Frogg Pond, 3 S. First St., Rehoboth Beach, Del.; www.facebook.com/tlbtbproductions.

Sugartown The monthly night of lady rockers and DJs hosts a benefit for Japan featuring Janet Bressler Band, Prima Donna, Christie Lenee, Krista Parrish Trio and Bern & the Brights and Inky Glass, 9 p.m. at Tritone, 1508 South St.; 215–545–0475.

Sun. 05/29
Cheaper By the Dozen The 1950 family film is screened at 2 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

Tony Enos The out singer performs at 5:30 p.m. at Metropolitan Community Church of Philadelphia, University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation, 3637 Chestnut St.; www.tonyenos.com.

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad The reggae band performs at 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

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

Grilled Cheese & Craft Beer Tasting The noshing and sloshing begins 5 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Steve Aoki The electro/house artist performs at 10 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Mixx club, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Mon. 05/30
Memorial Day Mayhem Niko & the Lions Paw, Shakey, Josh Matthews and The McChords perform 9 p.m. at Tritone, 1508 South St.; 215-545-0475.

Tue. 05/31
Diego Garcia The singer-songwriter performs at 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Wed. 06/01
Diaspora Reading Group The group discusses “We Think the World of You” by J.R. Ackerley at 5:30 p.m. at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

The SongCircle Local singer-songwriters perform in the round 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Chris Pureka The out singer-songwriter performs at 8 p.m. at Tin Angel, 20 S. Second St.; 215-928-0770.

Thu. 06/02
Michael Furman The photographer talks about his new book, “The Art of the Automobile,” 7:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

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.

GenderReel Come Out Party Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar hosts a night of gender nonconforming performances, dancing and trailer watching, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

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

Fri. 06/03
Ann Hampton Callaway 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.

Jeffrey Ross and J.B. Smoove The comedian performs at 9 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Opening
Die Fledermaus Center City Opera Theater presents the comedic tale of promiscuity, imprisonment, infidelity and vengeance set in 1890s Vienna, May 28-29 at The Ethical Society, 1906 Rittenhouse Square; 215-806-0194.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical 11th Hour Theatre Company presents a new musical about agoraphobia, adultery, ’80s nostalgia, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, a broken electric chair, kleptomania, strippers and disco, June 3-19 at The Arden Theatre’s Arcadia Stage, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-8900.

La Fille mal gardée by Sir Frederick Ashton The Pennsylvania Ballet performs Ashton’s touching tale of two determined lovers and their quest to marry, June 2-11 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Phaedra The Opera Company of Philadelphia performs the classic Greek myth of Phaedra, wife of Theseus, the Athenian king who vanquished the dreaded minotaur, June 3-12 at Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

The Sound of Music The Centre Theater presents the musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein based on the memoir by Maria von Trappe, June 3-28, 208 DeKalb St.; 610-279-1013.

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.

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.

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

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 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.

The Philadelphia Hoedown International Association of Gay/Lesbian Country Western Dance Clubs comes to town for its annual convention through May 30 at Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market St.; www.outhoedown.com.

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.

Ruined Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama set in war-torn Congo, through June 12 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

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 presents an exhibition of works by nine artists who used photography to address some of the most controversial political and social issues of the late 1970s through the early ’90s, including feminism, racism, the AIDS crisis and gay activism, through summer, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Closing
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.

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.

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.


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