Out & About

PEACE, LOVE & HIP-HOP: Hip-hop collective Arrested Development burst onto the scene in the early 1990s, deep in the throes of bombastic gangsta rap, with a positive, socially conscious vibe, message and worldview that sold millions of records and won them a Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Now the group is back, on the road and celebrating the 25th anniversary of their debut album, “3 Years, 5 Months and 2 Days in the Life Of…” with a performance 8:30 p.m. April 13 at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St. For more information or tickets, call 215-222-1400.

MELLOW/DRAMATIC: New Zealand’s award-winning international electropop singing star, Lorde, comes to town as part of her Melodrama World Tour, 7:30 p.m. April 2 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-389-9543.

LOVE ON FILM: qFlix hosts a screening of “After Louis,” the acclaimed drama starring Alan Cumming as a queer chain-smoking artist dealing with loss and love in New York City’s Upper West Side, followed by Cumming appearing onstage to receive a lifetime achievement award from qFlix, 8 p.m. March 25 at the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater, 300 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.

VIVA HAVANA!: Cuba’s bustling streets and colorful cityscapes come to life on stage through film vignettes and the high-energy movements of DanzAbierta, the pioneering contemporary dance company, March 22-23 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St. For more information or tickets, call 215-898-3900. 

YOU’LL FLIP OUT: Gravity-defying elite international dance company the Peking Acrobats makes its Annenberg Center debut with jaw-dropping feats of trick-cycling, tumbling, juggling, somersaulting and gymnastics, March 9-10 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St. For more information or tickets, call 215-898-3900. Photo credit: Tom Meinhold Photography

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