Out & About: Aug. 15-21, 2014

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Events in town

Fri. 08/15

30 Seconds to Mars, Linkin Park and AFI

The alt-rock bands perform 6:30 p.m. at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 856-365-1300.

Matt Nathanson and Gavin DeGraw

The hit singer-songwriters perform 7 p.m. at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 800-745-3000.

Bret Michaels

The rock singer performs 8 p.m. at Reverb, 1402 N. Ninth St., Reading; 610-743-3069.

Dave Koz

The out saxophonist performs 8 p.m. at House of Blues, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-343-4000. 

MST3K: Bride of the Monster

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

Sat. 08/16 

Funny Or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival

Comedians Louis CK, Sarah Silverman, Dave Attell, Hannibal Buress, Chris D’Elia and more perform 5 p.m. at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 856-365-1300. 

Jim Gaffigan

The comedian performs 7 and 10 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Ed Kowalczyk

The rock singer and former Live frontman performs 8 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 302-994-1400.

KC & The Sunshine Band

The iconic pop/disco group performs 8 p.m. at Tropicana Showroom, 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J.; 800- 843-8767.

GET DOWN TONIGHT: Disco hit-makers KC & The Sunshine Band will have rumps shaking when they perform their dance hits 8 p.m. Aug. 16 at Tropicana Showroom, 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J. For more information, call 800- 843-8767.

Sun. 08/17

Mata Hari

The 1931 war film is screened 2 p.m. at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223. 

Fifty and Fabulous

The Goddess Isis, Omyra Lynn, Bev Gaver, Satine Harlow, Navaya Shay, Mistor Fahrenheit, Tasker Morris, Lascivious Jane, Brittany Lynn and Connor Michalchuk perform 5-9 p.m. at Tabu Lounge, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Daughtry and The Goo Goo Dolls

The rock bands perform 6:45 p.m. at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 856-365-1300. 

An Evening of Motown

The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Mary Wilson and more perform 7 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000. 

Mon. 08/18 

Pulp Fiction

The crime noir film is screened 8 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888. 

Lipstick Mondays

A weekly drag show featuring a changing roster of queens takes the stage 9 p.m. at The Raven, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 215-862-2081. 

Tue. 08/19 

The Philadelphia Moth StorySLAM

Local spoken-word artists perform 7:30 p.m. at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400. 

Jimmy Buffett

The classic-beach singer performs 8 p.m. at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 856-365-1300.

Echo & The Bunnymen

The alt-rock band performs 8:45 p.m. at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

PAST POST-PUNK: English new-wave band Echo & The Bunnymen come to town to rock out 8:45 p.m. Aug. 19 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St. For more information, call 215-232-2100.

Wed. 08/20

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars

The world-music group performs 8 p.m. at Sellersville Theater 1984, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

THE WORLD BEAT GOES ON: Popular world-music group Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars brings their global sounds to town 8 p.m. Aug. 20 at Sellersville Theater 1984, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville. For more information or tickets, call 215-257-5808. Photo: Zach Smith

The Empire Smokes Crack By Dumpsta Players

The Dumpsta Players perform their futuristic cabaret/drag show 10 p.m. at Bob and Barbara’s, 1509 South St.; 215-545-4511. 

Thu. 08/21 

Long Long Time: A Historic Tribute to Billy Joel

Joel’s original 1971-72 band performs 6:30 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 302-994-1400.

Drake and Lil Wayne

The hip-hop stars perform 7 p.m. at Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 856-365-1300. 

The Burlesque Show

The naughty fun begins 9 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Fri. 08/22

Retro Futura Tour

The artists of the 1980s including Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, Howard Jones with Ultravox’s Midge Ure, China Crisis and Katrina (ex-Katrina and The Waves) perform 7:30 p.m. at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

Chicago and REO Speedwagon

The classic bands perform 8 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000. 

The Smiths Social

The party celebrating the music of The Smiths starts 8 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888. 

Howie Mandel

The comedian performs 9 p.m. at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Opening

A Divine Evening With Charles Busch accompanied by Tom Judson

The cabaret singer performs  Aug. 22-23 at the Rrazz Room, in The Ramada New Hope, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.

Continuing

The Book of Mormon

The Tony Award-winning musical comedy by the creator of “South Park” runs through Sept. 19 at Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut St.; 215-923-1515. 

GayFest!

Quince Productions presents a festival of gay-themed plays and shows in various locations through Aug. 23; www.quinceproductions.com.

In Dialogue: Wolfgang Tillmans

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of images by the European photographer through Oct. 26, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

The Main Dish

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring how modern and contemporary kitchenware reflects attributes of the model homemaker, through Sept. 28, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Making a Classic Modern: Frank Gehry’s Master Plan for the Philadelphia Museum of Art

The museum presents an exhibition on the comprehensive design for its renewal and expansion by the internationally celebrated architect through Sept. 1, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Oblivious

Muse Gallery presents an exhibition of paintings by Carolyn Cohen Aug. 31, 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310.

Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition highlighting the works of the famed fashion designer through Nov. 30, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

That’s So Gay: Outing Early America

The Library Company of Philadelphia presents the exhibition exploring gay culture through Oct. 17, 1314 Locust St.; 215-546-3181.

Closing

Jonathan Cohn Glass: Window Aquarium Installation

Graver’s Lane Gallery presents an exhibition of one-of-a-kind hand-blown glass pieces of high quality and creative design through Aug. 18, 8405 Germantown Road; 215-247-1603.

Kevin Nealon

The comedian seen on “Saturday Night Live” performs through Aug. 16 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001. 

Randy Roberts

The female impersonator performs through Aug. 16 at the Rrazz Room, in The Ramada New Hope, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.