Out & About: Feb. 10-16

    Fri. 02/10
    Javier Colon The singer and winner of season one of “The Voice” performs 8 p.m. at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

    el malito with Sgt. Sass and KillerWhale The three groups perform 9 p.m. at Level Room, 2102 Market St.; 215-564-4202.

    The 2012 Tattoo Arts Convention After-party Pretty Poison Burlesque and Misstallica perform 11:30 p.m. at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

    Sat. 02/11
    Professor Patrick Chen The author of “Radical Love: An Introduction to Queer Theology” hosts a reading 3 p.m. at Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

    Peek-a-Boo Revue Valentine’s Show! The neo-burlesque cabaret performs 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

    Real Diamond The Neil Diamond tribute band performs 3 and 8 p.m. at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

    “Do Ask, Do Tell,” A Gay Comedy Competition The competition starts 9 p.m. at Clipper Magazine Stadium, 650 N. Prince St., Lancaster; 717-509-4487.

    The 2012 Tattoo Arts Convention After-party Murphy’s Law and Pretty Poison Burlesque perform 11:30 p.m. at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

    Sun. 02/12
    Mrs. Miniver The acclaimed 1942 drama is screened 2 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

    The Fog of War The 2004 documentary is screened 4:30 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

    Curtis Symphony Orchestra The orchestra performs 8 p.m. at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

    Mon. 02/13
    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.

    Super The action film is screened 8 p.m. at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

    Tue. 02/14
    Cupid is Dead Fundraiser Cabaret for Collage Festival Allies For Everyone headline a show featuring local and internationally renowned musicians and artists from Philadelphia and New York, 7 p.m. at Tritone, 1508 South St.; www.collagefestival.com.

    Unlabeled: The Acoustic/Electric Open Mic for Up and Comers Sign up and play, 7 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

    Anne Rice The author of “The Wolf Gift” hosts a book event at 7:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

    Blue Valentine The drama is screened 8 p.m. at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

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

    TuesGAY Nights Lyrics Lounge and DJ June Rodrigues hosts a weekly night of music and performers for the LGBT community at 8 p.m., 6527 Roosevelt Blvd.; 215-533-5888.

    The Playdaters Erwin and Spencer like playing games. But when Spencer wants to branch out into the reality of a real relationship, Erwin can’t handle it and the wheels start to fall off, 8:30 and 10 p.m. at Plays and Players 3rd Floor Studio Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place; 215-735-0630.

    Wed. 02/15
    4W5 Blues Jam Local musicians get down 7 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

    Sex Toy Bingo The crowd will be buzzing 9 p.m. at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

    Edmund White The gay literary icon hosts a reading 7:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

    David Johansen The New York Dolls frontman performs 8 p.m. at Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

    SuiteFranchon Presents: Peace, Love & Poetry Local and regional artists will tell stories of love and life through songs and poetry, 8:30 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 215-222-1400.

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

    Fri. 02/17
    Aaron Lewis The rock singer performs 9 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

    MST3K: Time Chasers The cynical robot cinephiles are at it again, 9:45 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

    Opening
    Oscar Nominated Short Films This year’s crop of shorts is screened through Feb. 16 at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

    Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention See some impressive ink, Feb. 10-12 at Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St.; 800-541-8239.

    The Artist The Oscar-nominated silent film is screened Feb. 17-23 at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

    Rachmaninoff Second Concerto The Philadelphia Orchestra performs Feb. 17-18 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

    The Abduction from the Seraglio The Opera Company of Philadelphia performs Feb. 17-26 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

    Continuing
    Collab: Four Decades of Giving Modern and Contemporary Design Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition that includes some of the finest examples of European, American and Japanese design, through fall 2012, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

    Doing Time | Depth of Surface Philagrafika hosts an exhibition exploring the architecture and stories of Philadelphia’s historic Holmesburg Prison, through March 17 at The Galleries at Moore, 20th and the Parkway; 215-965-4027, thegalleriesatmoore.org.

    Motherhood: The Musical Society Hill Playhouse presents the musical comedy from the creators of “Menopause: The Musical,” through Feb. 29, 507 S. Eighth St.; 215-923-0211.

    The Mousetrap Walnut Street Theatre presents the Agatha Christie murder mystery about a group of people trapped in a mansion during a snowstorm only to find out that one of them is a murderer, through March 4, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

    The Scottsboro Boys The Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-winning musical from the legendary songwriting team of Kander and Ebb exploring the infamous 1930s Scottsboro Case, in which a group of African-American teens are falsely accused of a terrible crime, through Feb. 19 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

    Time, Light, Chance The James Oliver Gallery presents Ron Johnson’s exhibition of oil paintings, through March 2, 723 Chestnut St., fourth floor; www.jamesolivergallery.com.

    Van Gogh Up Close Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of works by Vincent van Gogh, through May 6, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

    Zaha Hadid: Form in Motion Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of product designs by architect Hadid, who in 2004 became the first female recipient of the renowned Pritzker Architecture Prize, through March 25, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

    Zoe Strauss: Ten Years Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a mid-career retrospective of the acclaimed out photographer’s work and the first critical assessment of her 10-year project to exhibit her photographs annually beneath a section of Interstate-95 in South Philadelphia, through April 22, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

    Closing
    Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak Dance Company The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the dance company that combines elements of fantasy and sideshow imagery, through Feb. 11 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

    Member Artists’ Group Show Twenty-Two Gallery presents a grouping of 22 local artists’ work in a variety of media, including oils, acrylics, sculpture, print work, mixed media and photography, through Feb. 11, 236 S. 22nd St.; 215-722-1911.

    A Night at the Oscars Peter Nero and the Philly Pops performs through Feb. 12 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

    Orchestral Spectacular The Philadelphia Orchestra performs through Feb. 11 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

    Overexposed: A Slightly Awkward Peep Show Quince Productions presents a story about three people trying to figure out who they are in relation to their sexuality, through Feb. 12 at Laurie Beecham Cabaret at the Arts Bank, 601 S. Broad St.; www.quinceproductions.com.

    Pushing Boundaries The Pennsylvania Ballet performs through Feb. 12 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

    Rent The hit musical about impoverished artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York City’s Lower East Side is on stage through Feb. 11 at Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St.; Hammonton, N.J.; 856-704-5012.