Arts & Culture

HEEERE’S CARSON!!: The Miss’D America Pageant returns with out TV personality Carson Kressley hosting the annual drag show and competition 8 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event

“The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity, or it will move apart.”     — Franklin D. Roosevelt

These days, the country seems to be in a bizarre world in which everyone is at each other’s throats for the slightest difference of opinion. We need a break from that with an oasis where we can find respect and patience. Luckily, there’s a group of young folks dedicated to creating space here in Philadelphia that is open to all.

GIGGLES & GLAM: British comedian, actor and writer Eddie Izzard lands in Philly on his “Believe Me Tour,” an intimate evening where he performs stand-up, shares photos and stories and answers questions from the audience, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.

The Philadelphia Music Alliance inducts Jill Scott, Sister Sledge, McFadden & Whitehead, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, The Soul Survivors, WOGL’s Bob Pantano and the Ruffhouse Records team of Chris Schwartz and Joe Nicolo into its Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame next week.

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