Out & About: Aug. 5-11

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Fri. 08/05
Love Dixon
The author of “Same Gender Loving and Loving It: A Guide for Addressing the Unique Issues Experienced by Black Lesbians” hosts a reading 5:30 p.m. at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

Maroon 5 and Train The rock bands perform 7:30 p.m. at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 856-365-1300.

An Evening With Diana and Tim McCorry The singer-songwriters perform 8:30 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

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

Sat. 08/06
Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School Philly
The cabaret troupe performs 3-6 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj The pop diva and hip-pop princess perform 7 p.m. at Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-348-7000.

Budweiser Superfest Jill Scott, Anthony Hamilton, DJ Jazzy Jeff and more perform 7 p.m. at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 856-365-1300.

PGMC Return of Rat Pack Live Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus performs the songs of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford, 7 p.m. at Burlington County Library Amphitheater, 5 Pioneer Blvd., Westhampton, N.J.; www.pgmc.org.

Taylor Swift The country superstar performs at 7 p.m. at Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Ave.; 267-570-4000.

Stone Temple Pilots The rock band performs 8 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Eddie Bruce’s Birthday Bash! The singer performs 8:30 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

Sun. 08/07
Little Women
The 1949 film is screened 2 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

Berlin featuring Terri Nunn The new-wave group performs 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Mon. 08/08
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.

Flesh Gordon Meets the Cosmic Cheerleaders The unrated film is screened 8 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

First Person StorySlam Spoken-word artists perform 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Tue. 08/09
Unlabeled: The Acoustic/Electric Open Mic for Up and Comers
Local musicians get a chance to perform 7 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

Rad Bromance The all-male Lady Gaga tribute rock group performs 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Fountains of Wayne The rock group performs 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Wed. 08/10
PGMC Auditions
The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus will hold auditions for its new season from 6-8 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, 2111 Sansom St.; e-mail in advance to schedule an audition time at [email protected]

Diaspora Reading Group The book “Just Kids” by Patti Smith is discussed 7 p.m. at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

Thu. 08/11
Bob Egan’s Showcase Night
Cabaret artists perform 8 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

Queensryche The hard-rock band performs 8 p.m. at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

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

Fri. 08/12
An Evening of Gay Men’s Romance
Authors from MLR Press host a reading 5:30 p.m. at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

Lez Zeppelin The female Led Zeppelin tribute band performs 8 p.m. at Sellersville Theater 1984, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

Ann Hampton Callaway The singer performs 8:30 p.m. at Bob Egan’s New Hope, Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 215-862-5225.

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds The R&B hitmaker performs 9 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Opening
GayFest
Quince Productions presents a new festival of gay and lesbian theater, Aug. 11-28 at Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St.; 215-627-1088.

Lights Up On Broadway Bristol Riverside Theater presents hits from such favorite musicals as “The Producers,” “The Music Man,” “Showboat” and more, Aug. 11-21, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-785-0100.

The Twentieth-Century Way Walking Fish Theatre presents the two-man play as two actors who are hired to bait gay men in public restrooms and private parties, Aug. 10-20, 2509 Frankford Ave.; 215-427-9255.

Continuing
Annie
New Candlelight Theatre presents the beloved musical, through Aug. 21, 2208 Millers Road, Ardentown, Del.; 302-475-2313.

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.

CMYK AxD Gallery hosts an exhibition of 12 professional illustrators from The Autumn Society of Philadelphia reinterpreting the four colors familiar to graphic artists and illustrators as the inks used in most color printing, through Sept. 3, 265 S. 10th St.; 215-627-6250.

The Comedy of Errors The Classical Acting Academy presents the Shakespeare Comedy through Aug. 21 at The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, 2111 Sansom St.; phillyshakespeare.org.

Femme The James Oliver Gallery presents an exhibition of works exploring perceptions of femininity — or lack thereof, sometimes gender non-specific, through Aug. 20, 723 Chestnut St., fourth floor; 215-923-1242.

Porcelain for the Emperor Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of Chinese ceramics, through Sept. 5, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Romancing the West: Alfred Jacob Miller Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of works from one of the first American artists to paint the Far West, through Sept. 18, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Spies, Traitors & Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America The National Constitution Center hosts the exhibition created by the International Spy Museum featuring artifacts, multimedia elements, immersive environments and stories of espionage, treason and deception in the United States, through Aug. 21, 525 Arch St.; 215-409-6600.

Tailoring Philadelphia: Tradition and Innovation in Menswear Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition focusing on Philadelphia’s tailoring industry, featuring clothing designed by Francis Toscani (1915-73), through summer, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Threaded Adornment: Four Centuries of English Embroidery Philadelphia Museum of Art presents nine examples of English embroidery from the 16th-19th century, through summer, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Transmutation and Metamorphosis Michener Art Museum presents an exhibition of collages by Ann Irwin, through Oct. 16, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.

Unsettled: Photography and Politics in Contemporary Art Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of works by nine artists who used photography to address some of the most controversial political and social issues of the late 1970s through the early ’90s, including feminism, racism, the AIDS crisis and gay activism, through summer, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Closing
Kevin Nealon
The comedian seen on “Saturday Night Live” and “Weeds” performs through Aug. 6 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

Phreak N’ Queer Music and Arts Festival LGBT artists and performers are showcased in various venues, through Aug. 7; www.wix.com/marseaumarseau/phreaknqueer.

Masks, Myths & Magic Twenty-Two Gallery presents an exhibition of works by Helena Domenic, through Aug. 7, 236 S. 22nd St.; 215-772-1911.