Out & About: Sept. 23-29

Out & About: Sept. 23-29

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Fri. 09/23
Holler! The open-mic night starts 7 p.m. at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

Enrique Iglesias The Latin/pop superstar performs 8 p.m. at Mark G. Etess Arena, 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-449-5150.

Opeth The progressive-rock band performs 7 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Peek-A-Boo Revue Philadelphia’s neo-burlesque troupe performs 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

Sat. 09/24
LGBT Families of SEPA Picnic LGBT families come together for peer support, networking and to build and establish friendships, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Gilda’s Club, 200 Kirk Road, Warminster; 267-222-8651.

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

The 2011 Philly Zombie Prom The dead rise and dance 8 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

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

Deadmau5 The techno artist performs 10 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way; 609-317-1000.

Sun. 09/25
Murder By Death The eclectic rock band performs 7 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Mon. 09/26
Monday Jazz Jam at World Cafe Live 5:30-7 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Groove Night Local musicians join forces to bring the R&B, soul, jazz and funk, 7 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400. Tue. 09/27
Rachael Sage & Ember Swift The singer-songwriters perform 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Bridesmaids The comedy is screened 8 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Wed. 09/28
Tapes and Tapes The indie-rock group performs 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Thu. 09/29
New Hope Celebrates TALENT Night Cabaret artists perform 7:30 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

k.d. lang and The Siss Boom Bang The out country singer performs 8 p.m. at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

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

Fri. 09/30
“So You Think You Can Dance” Dancers from the hit TV show perform 7 p.m. at Mark G. Etess Arena, 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-449-5150.

George Thorogood and The Destroyers The blues/rock band performs 8 p.m. at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

Michael Monroe of Hanoi Rocks The glam-rock singer performs 9 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Sugar Town: A Night of Lady Rockers & DJs Death Rattle, Nervous Breakdowns and The Nectarines perform 9 p.m. at Tritone Bar, 1508 South St.; 215-545-0475.

Opening
Why Do Good Girls Like Bad Boyz The gospel musical runs Sept. 27-Oct. 2 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Chicago Media Theater presents the popular musical set in the prohibition era Sept. 28-Nov. 6, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

August: Osage County Arden Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-winning comedy Sept. 29-Oct. 30 at F. Otto Hass Stage, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

Carmen The Opera Company of Philadelphia performs the classic Sept. 30-Oct. 14 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Continuing
Aspects of Love Walnut Street Theatre presents the romantic musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, through Oct. 23, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

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.

Blowing on a Hairy Shoulder/Grief Hunters The Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania presents an exhibition of works by 20 artists from Israel, Greece, Germany, Belgium, Britain and America that examines the relationships between originality and origin with video, photography, drawing and sculpture through Dec. 4, 118 S. 36th St.; 215-898-7108.

Here and Now: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs by 10 Philadelphia Artists Philadelphia Museum of Art presents the exhibition through Dec. 4, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Men Unwrapped An exhibition of photographer Joe Bowman’s work is on display through Oct. 28 at the William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

RAW TRUST Gallery hosts the internationally touring LGBT fine-art photography installation produced in Provincetown, Mass., through Oct. 4, 249 Arch St.; 215-592-8400.

Riding the Comet Actors’ Net presents the World War II drama through Oct. 2 at The Heritage Center, 635 N. Delmorr Ave., Morrisville; 215-295-3694.

Transmutation and Metamorphosis Michener Art Museum presents an exhibition of collages by Ann Irwin through Oct. 16, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.

Closing
The Big Bang The comedic 80-minute survey of history, through Sept. 30 at Kimmel’s Innovation Studio, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Chita Rivera: My Broadway Bristol Riverside Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning singer and actress performing songs from her Broadway career Sept. 23-25, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100.

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 Sept. 25, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.


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