Out & about: Nov. 14-21, 2014

HAIL YES!: Out comedian Poppy Champlin brings her Queer Queens of Comedy to New Hope with comedic dynamo Jessica Kirson headlining the hilarity 8 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Rrazz Room, in The Ramada New Hope, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope. For more information, call 888-596-1027.

 

Theater & Arts

Alan Cumming

The out actor and author of “Not My Father’s Son” takes part in a live Q&A 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

Brahms and Stravinsky

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs Nov. 21-22 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

Brian Posehn

The comedian see in “The Sarah Silverman Show” performs through Nov. 15 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

Caught

InterAct Theatre Company presents the harrowing story of legendary Chinese artist Lin Bo’s imprisonment in a detention center through Nov. 16 at Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom St.; 215-567-2848.

The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence

Azuka Theatre presents the time-shifting Pulitzer Prize-finalist play, questioning how technology affects our ability to communicate, through Nov. 23, 1636 Sansom St.; 215-563-1100.

Isabella Rossellini: Green Porno

The Sundance Channel personality performs a one-woman show about the reproductive habits of animals 8 p.m. Nov. 14 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company

Dance Affiliates and the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts present the dance group from Israel through Nov. 15 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

The sci-fi action film is screened 8 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Mary Poppins

Walnut Street Theatre presents the musical based on the classic Disney film through Jan. 4, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

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.

Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a major retrospective of the work of the critical figure in the history of modern art, photography and filmmaking through Jan. 4, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

HARD R&B CHOICES: R&B lovers will be torn the night of Nov. 15. On one hand, you have ’80s R&B dance diva Jody Watley performing at 8 p.m. at Tower Theater, 19 S. 69th St., Upper Darby. And on the other hand, you have ’90s hip-hop, neo-soul superstar Ms. Lauryn Hill performing 8 p.m. at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. Whatever choice you make, you are sure to be rapturously on your feet for the entire evening.

Music

Alt-J

The British rock band performs 9 p.m. Nov. 14 at Tower Theater, 19 S. 69th St., Upper Darby; 610-352-2887.

Jody Watley

The R&B singer performs 8 p.m. Nov. 15 at Tower Theater, 19 S. 69th St., Upper Darby; 610-352-2887.

Lauryn Hill

The R&B singer and rapper performs 8 p.m. Nov. 15 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

Stevie Wonder

The R&B legend performs 8 p.m. Nov. 16 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

In This Moment

The female-fronted industrial/metal band performs 7 p.m. Nov. 18 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Black Veil Brides

The goth-metal band performs 6 p.m. Nov. 19 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

Bob Dylan

The rock legend performs 8 p.m. Nov. 21-22 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

50 Cent

The rapper performs 8:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

 

Nightlife

Jackie Beat: And The Beat Goes On

The drag icon performs her new solo show 8 p.m. Nov. 14 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 St. James St.; 215-735-5772.

Diabolique Ball

Passional hosts a fashion show and Liberty City Kings perform at this celebration of the sexual revolution 10 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

Booze & Tattoos

The tattoo pageant and premium liquor event, 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Comedian Deconstruction

The show featuring comedian and improv groups, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at L’Etage, 624 Bainbridge St.; 215-592-0626. 

Rachelle Ferrell

The R&B singer performs 8 p.m. Nov. 14 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

Joe Conklin

The comedian performs 6 and 9 p.m. Nov. 15 at Sellersville Theater 1984, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Outta Town

Annie

The classic musical film is screened 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

Artie Lange

The comedian performs 8 p.m. Nov. 15 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

Queer Queens of Comedy

Out comedians Jessica Kirson and Poppy Champlin perform 8 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Rrazz Room, in The Ramada New Hope, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.

Great Expectations

The film based on the classic novel is screened 2 p.m. Nov. 16 at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-0223.

 

Exalted Nature: The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield

The Brandywine River Museum of Art presents an exhibition of visionary landscapes by Burchfield (1893-1967), featuring more than 50 paintings borrowed from important public and private collections across the United States, through Nov. 16, 1 Hoffman’s Mill Road, Chadds Ford; www.brandywinemuseum.org.

 

Les Misérables

Media Theater presents the classic musical Nov. 19-Jan. 11, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.