Diversions: Feb. 20-26

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THEATER Are You Ready, My Sister? Underground Railway Theatre presents the musical story of Harriet Tubman at 10:15 a. m. Feb. 25 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; (215) 572-7650.

Buddy Holly: The Night The Music Lived The Media Theatre presents the cast from its production of “The Buddy Holly Story” performing a tribute show through Feb. 22, 104 E. State St., Media; (610) 891-0100.

Dying City Amaryllis Theatre Company presents the Philadelphia premiere of a dark drama about the personal and political fallout of war by out Pulitzer Prize finalist Christopher Shinn, through Feb. 22 at The Playground at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St.; (215) 564-2431.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum The New Candlelight Theatre presents the musical featuring the witty lyrics and toe-tapping tunes of legendary composer Stephen Sondheim, through March 14, 2208 Millers Road, Ardentown, Del.; (302) 475-2313.

Honor and the River The Walnut Street Theatre’s Independence Studio on 3 presents Anton Dudley’s powerful coming-of-age story about deep rivers and deeper emotions, through March 15, 825 Walnut St.; (215) 574-3550.

Hugging the Shoulder The Walnut Street Theatre presents the story of a young man who kidnaps his older brother and takes him on a grueling road trip to conquer his heroin addiction, through March 8 at Studio 5, 825 Walnut St.; (215) 574-3550.

Jump/Cut Flashpoint Theatre Company presents the Philadelphia premiere of Neena Beber’s play about a writer/filmmaker couple who document their friend’s mental decline and the unraveling of both, through Feb. 28, Second Stage at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St.; (215) 665-9720.

My Name is Asher Lev Arden Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the story of a young Hassidic artist torn between his observant Jewish community and his need to create, through March 17 at Arden’s Arcadia Stage, 40 N. Second St.; (215) 922-1122.

The Odd Couple The classic Neil Simon play runs through March 1 at Kimmel’s Innovation Studio, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

Oh, the Humanities! There’s Something about Mona The Mask and Wig Club of the University of Pennsylvania presents a comedy set in Florence, Italy, during the Renaissance, through Feb. 28 at Prince Music Theatre, 1412 Chestnut St.; (215) 569-9700.

The Philly Fan Act II Playhouse presents the popular one-man show starring Tom McCarthy, through March 1, 56 E. Butler Ave.; (215) 654-0200.

The Rant InterAct Theatre Company presents a new drama in which the witnesses of the shooting of a young African-American teenager offer varying accounts of the event, through Feb. 22 at the Mainstage at The Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St.; (215) 568-8079.

Resurrection Philadelphia Theatre Company presents a new play by out playwright Daniel Beaty about five men from one community ranging in age from 20-60 who have their lives transformed by an extraordinary 10-year-old boy, through Feb. 22 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; (215) 985-0420.

Scorched The Wilma Theater presents the East Coast premiere of the epic drama/mystery written by acclaimed Lebanese-Canadian playwright Wajdi Mouawad, Feb. 25-March 29, 265 S. Broad St.; (215) 546-7824.

A Streetcar Named Desire Walnut Street Theatre presents the Tennessee Williams classic as part of its landmark 200th-anniversary season, through March 1, 825 Walnut St.; (215) 574-3550.

What You Will Bristol Riverside Theatre presents the world premiere of the urban interpretation of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” directed by Keith Baker and Broadway choreographer Donald Byrd, through March 1, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; (215) 785-0100.

MUSIC classical A Celebration of Ol’ Blue Eyes Peter Nero and the Philly Pops presents Frank Sinatra songs at 8 p.m. Feb. 20 and 3 p.m. Feb. 21 and 22 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

A Musical Tapestry Astral presents a performance by cellist Susan Babini, saxophonist Doug O’Connor and pianist Spencer Myer, 3 p.m. Feb. 22 at Trinity Center for Urban Life, 2212 Spruce St.; (215) 735-6999.

The Vertigo String Quartet The Curtis Alumni Recital Series presents an ensemble of brilliant young musicians on the rise, 3 p.m. Feb. 22 at Field Concert Hall at the Curtis Institute of Music, 1726 Locust St.; (215) 893-7902.

The Vienna Philharmonic The Kimmel Center presents the best Philharmonic to come out of Vienna at 8 p.m. Feb. 24 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

Pinchas Zukerman and Marc Neikrug The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society celebrates the 60th birthday of Zuckerman, one of today’s most celebrated soloists, with an intimate recital of some of his favorite works, with longtime collaborator Neikrugat, 8 p.m. Feb. 25 at Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

MUSIC other 1964 The early Beatles tribute band performs at 8 p.m. Feb. 20-21 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; (215) 572-7650.

Alô Brasil: Carnaval 2009 The Philly-based Brazilian-influenced group performs at 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; (215) 222-1710.

The Neville Brothers The classic R&B group lays down the jams at 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at House of Blues, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J.; (609) 236-2583.

Trespass The Genesis tribute band performs at 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; (215) 257-5808.

Christine Havrilla The out singer/songwriter performs solo at 3 p.m. Feb. 22 at Coffeeworks, 910 Berlin Road, Voorhees, N.J.; (856) 784-5282.

EXHIBITS a/chroma/scape/s AxD Gallery presents an exhibition of original paintings by Greg Minah and John Cartwright, through Feb. 28, 265 S. 10th St.; (215) 627-6250.

Adventure Bound The Clay Studio presents an exhibition of sculptures by Pavel Amromin, through Feb. 22, 139 N. Second St.; (215) 925-3453.

Black Hands, Blue Seas — The Untold Maritime Stories of African Americans Independence Seaport Museum presents an exhibition that explores the African-American maritime experience, through March 22, Penn’s Landing on the Delaware River, 211 S. Columbus Blvd.; (215) 413-8631.

Chelsea Hotel: An Artist’s Memoir The Sol Mednick Gallery presents a photographic exhibition by Linda Troeller, through March 6 at The University of the Arts Terra Hall, 211 S. Broad St.; (215) 717-6300.

Circling Cartography Proximity Gallery presents a new series of works by Marie DesMarais, through Feb. 28, 2434 E. Dauphin St.; (267) 825-2949.

Eli VandenBerg The out artist exhibits drawings from two series: “Passing,” which explores gender transition, and “Place and Home,” which focuses on discovering and rediscovering origins, through Feb. 27 at the William Way LGBT Community Center’s Art Gallery, 1315 Spruce St.; (215) 732-2220.

Impressions of an Age: Ukiyo-e Prints from the Berman Collection The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College presents an exhibition of woodblock print (ukiyo-e) art made popular during Japan’s Edo Period, through April 17, 601 E. Main St., Collegeville; (610) 409-3500.

InSights: Devon Dikeou — Marilyn Monroe Wanted to be Buried in Pucci The Galleries at Moore presents a mixed-media installation by New York-based artist Dikeou through March 14, 20th Street and The Parkway; (215) 965-4027.

Landscape: Terrestrial and Extra-Terrestrial Twenty-Two Gallery presents an exhibition of “spacescape” paintings by Jerome Schwartz, through March 8, 236 S. 22nd St.; (215) 772-1911.

L’arte d’alluminar Haverford College Library Special Collections presents an exhibition of illustrations of Dante’s “Divine Comedy,” through April 22, 370 Lancaster Ave., Haverford; (610) 896-1161.

A Maine Island Life Allens Lane Art Center presents an exhibition of new photographs by David Graham, through Feb. 20, 601 W. Allens Lane; (215) 248-0546.

New Works: Vivian Beer and Marilyn Kirsch Wexler Gallery presents an exhibition featuring new works from furniture artist Beer and New York-based painter Kirsch, through Feb. 28, 201 N. Third St.; (215) 923-7030.

Plates The Clay Studio presents an exhibition of works by Howard Kottler, through Feb. 22, 139 N. Second St.; (215) 925-3453.

Saving Face: Portraits from the Collection of Robert Infarinato James A. Michener Art Museum presents an exhibition of iconic portraits of artists and celebrities from the collection of Bucks County resident Robert M. Infarinato, through March 15, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; (215) 340-9800.

Sendak on Sendak The Rosenbach Museum and Library hosts an exhibition exploring the work of gay artist/author Maurice Sendak, through May 3 at 2008-10 Delancey Place; (215) 732-1600.

Shift: Investigations in Contemporary Art The James A. Michener Art Museum presents an exhibition featuring paintings, photographs, film and sculpture with recurring elements, unusual juxtapositions and narratives that skew both time and space, through April 12, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; (215) 340-9800.

Women through the Lens of Time The Galleries at Moore presents a photojournalism exhibition featuring people, subjects, issues and events that student curators feel have reflected or shaped women’s lives, drawn from the archives of The Inquirer, which span 180 years, through March 14, 20th Street and The Parkway; (215) 965-4027.

Yumi Kori: Utatane The Japan-based architect transforms the Goldie Paley Gallery at Moore College of Art using video and sound to create a multisensory interactive environment, through March 14, 20th Street and The Parkway; (215) 965-4027.

OPERA Turandot The Opera Company of Philadelphia presents Puccini’s opera sung in Italian with English translations at 8 p.m. Feb. 20 and March 6, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 22 and March 1 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; (215) 790-5847.

FILM Azur and Asmar The 2006 Arabic and French animated film is screened at 2 p.m. Feb. 21 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; (610) 917-0223.

Splendor in the Grass The 1961 Hollywood classic starring Warren Beatty and Natalie Wood is screened at 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; (610) 917-0223.

Basquiat The biopic about the career and life of neo-expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is screened at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Ave; (610) 527-9898.

BOOKS Charles Duelfer The author of “Hide and Seek: The Search for Truth in Iraq” hosts a book event at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; (215) 686-5322.

Cabaret Eddie Bruce: A Salute to Tony Bennett The out bandleader performs a tribute to Bennett through Feb. 22 at Morgan’s Cabaret at The Prince Music Theatre, 1412 Chestnut St.; (215) 569-9700.

Frank and Marilyn Jimmy Brewster and Michelle Marzanno perform as Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe at 8:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at Harlans Cabaret, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; (215) 862-5225.

ETC. Emo Phillips The quirky comedian performs at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; (215) 257-5808.