Out & About: Nov. 11-17

Out & About: Nov. 11-17

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Fri. 11/11
Debrah Morkun The author of “Ida Pingala” hosts a reading 5:30 p.m. at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

Original Plumbing Release Party Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference hosts a fundraiser featuring burlesque performances, a transman auction, poetry, drag and more, 7-11 p.m. at Danger Danger Gallery, 5013 Baltimore Ave.; www.originalplumbing.com.

Michael Ian Black The comedian performs 8 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds & The Hours The British rock bands perform 8 p.m. at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

The Temptations The classic R&B group performs 8 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

The Warriors The campy action film is screened 9:45 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

Sat. 11/12
Wallace & Gromit Shorts The animated films are screened 2 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

A Reading with Tom Mendicino, Frank Anthony Polito and Michael Salvatore The authors of the three novellas that comprise “Remembering Christmas” host a reading 5:30 p.m. at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

Cabaret Crime The William Way LGBT Community Center hosts a performance by Melissa Kolczynski and Tom Wilson Weinberg, 8 p.m. at 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

Femme Fatale Philly Poison Ivy Entertainment presents a celebration of Philadelphia’s female musicians 8-11 p.m. at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Fishbone The alternative-rock band performs 8 p.m. at North Star Bar, 2639 Poplar St.; 215-787-0488.

Hiromi The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the acclaimed jazz pianist 8 p.m. at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

Jim Breuer The comedian performs 8 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Joan Baez The folk singer performs 8 p.m. at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

MST3K: Manos-The Hands of Fate The campy sci-fi film is roasted by robots and screened 9:45 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

Sun. 11/13
Rififi The caper film is screened 2 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

Women Fully Clothed The comedy troupe of Second City veterans performs 7:30 p.m. at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

Peek-A-Boo Revue starring burlesque legend Satan’s Angel The naughty spectacle kicks off 8 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Mon. 11/14
Meshell Ndegeochello The out singer-songwriter performs 7:30 p.m. at World Café 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.

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

Tue. 11/15
TuesGAY Nights Lyrics Lounge and DJ June Rodrigues host a weekly night of music and performers for the LGBT community, 8 p.m. at 6527 Roosevelt Blvd.; 215-533-5888.

Girl in a Coma The punk band with out members performs at 8 p.m. at North Star Bar, 2639 Poplar St.; 215-787-0488.

Wed. 11/16
4W5 Blues Jam Local musicians get down 7 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

Buddy Guy The blues guitarist performs 7:30 p.m. at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

Thu. 11/17
Suzanne Vega The Grammy-winning singer performs 8 p.m. at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

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

Fri. 11/18
HOLLER! An open-mic night, 7 p.m. at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

Craig Robinson The comedian performs 8 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

The Music Box performs Genesis’ “The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway” The prog-rock classic is performed 8 p.m. at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

Opening
Billy Elliot: The Musical The musical about a small-town boy who wants to buck tradition to be a dancer is on stage Nov. 16-27 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

Chunky Move The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the Australian dance company that feasts on theatrical invention and high-tech special effects Nov. 17-19 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

Tyler Perry’s The Haves & The Have Nots The play follows the life of a wealthy family who have everything they need and are often preoccupied with superficial things, until they are forced to become involved with their poverty-stricken housekeeper, Nov. 15-20, at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-732-1366.

Continuing
Act a Lady Azuka Theatre presents the off-Broadway hit set in a Prohibition-era small town in the American Midwest, through Nov. 20 at First Baptist Church, 123 S. 17th St.; 215-733-0255.

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.

The Fat Cat Killers Flashpoint Theatre Company presents Adam Szymkowicz’s vicious comedy about the hapless victims of corporate cutbacks, through Nov. 19, 2030 Sansom St.; 215-665-9720.

Gruesome Playground Injuries Theatre Exile presents a different kind of love story through Dec. 4 at Philadelphia Shakespeare Theater, 2111 Sansom St.; 215-218-4022.

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.

Let Me Tell You About A Dream I Had Philadelphia Art Alliance presents an exhibition by The Miss Rockaway Armada, a collective of artists, teachers, sailors, activists, composers and clowns, through Dec. 30 at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302.

Meanwhile ... Brat Productions presents a new gender-bending play through Nov. 19 at Ruba Club Studios, 414-416 Green St.; www.brownpapertickets.com/event/195146.

Molly Landreth/Aiden Simon The William Way Community Center hosts an exhibition of the photographers’ work through Dec. 31 at the center, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

The Philly Fan People’s Light & Theatre Company presents the one-man show where Tom McCarthy takes audiences on a journey through Philadelphia’s sports history of the last 50 years, through Nov. 20, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern; 610-644-3500.

Tristin Lowe: Under the Influence Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition debuting works from the Philadelphia artist through Jan. 29, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Zaha Hadid: Form in Motion Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of product designs by architect Hadid, who in 2004 became the first female recipient of the renowned Pritzker Architecture Prize, through March 25, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Closing
Endgame The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Dublin’s acclaimed Gate Theatre present one of Samuel Beckett’s most revered works through Nov. 13 at Harold Prince Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.


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