Arts & Culture

The ninth-annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival is running at International House and various locations through Nov. 20. The festival will showcase 70 features, shorts and documentaries depicting Asian-American and Pacific-Islander life, food and culture.

Ryan Rodgers has worked behind the chair as a stylist for 10 years. In addition to cutting and coloring, he is now a Redken educator and visits salons all over the Greater Philadelphia area, teaching advanced-color techniques, product knowledge and hair styling to salon professionals. Rodgers worked for nine years in Delaware County but since June has brought his style, flair and expertise to the Andre Richard Salon, 1218 Locust St.

PATRIOT DAMES: Philly’s own drag and cabaret star Martha Graham Cracker (aka Dito van Reigersberg) takes a break from starring in “The Legend of Georgia McBride” to perform an election-eve show 8-11 p.m. Nov. 7 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St. For more information, call 215-592-0656.

“Moonlight,” opening Nov. 4 at the Ritz East, is Barry Jenkins’ extraordinary film adaptation of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play, “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue.” A key sequence in the film has two teenagers experimenting with their sexuality on a moonlit Miami beach.

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