Out & About: Jan. 1-7

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A WICKED GOOD TIME: The Philadelphia Orchestra starts off the New Year with a bang, taking the stage with award-winning stage and television actor Kristin Chenoweth and performing some of her best-known numbers from “Wicked” and “Glee,” among others, 8 p.m. Jan. 2 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-790-5800.

 

Theater & Arts

Animus

The Philadelphia belly-dance group performs 8 p.m. Jan. 8 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Art of the Zo: Textiles from Myanmar, India and Bangladesh

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of beautiful woven textiles of the Zo people of Myanmar, India and Bangladesh, through March 20, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Audubon to Warhol: The Art of American Still Life

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a survey of American still life in three decades through Jan. 10, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Billy Elliot

Media Theatre presents the story of one boy’s passion for ballet over the boxing ring through Jan. 3, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

 

The Capitol Steps

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs with the political comedy troupe 2 p.m. Jan. 3 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

A Christmas Story: The Musical

The holiday musical comedy tells the beloved story of a boy and his quest for a BB gun through Jan. 10 at Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Drawn from Courtly India: The Conley Harris and Howard Truelove Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of masterful drawings from the royal courts of northern India through Mach 27, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Genghis Khan: Bring the Legend to Life

The Franklin Institute presents the story of one of the world’s greatest leaders through Jan. 3, 20th Street and the Parkway; www.fi.edu.

 

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of the acclaimed photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and ’60s through Feb. 21, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Naked Gun

The action-film spoof is screened 8 p.m. Jan. 4 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs Jan. 7-9 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

The Philadelphia Orchestra Featuring Kristin Chenoweth

The orchestra performs with the award-winning singer and actor 8 p.m. Jan. 2 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

Picture This: Contemporary Photography and India

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents the work of four contemporary photographers for whom India is an important subject or setting through April 3, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Plays of/for a Respirateur

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an installation by Joseph Kosuth through fall 2016, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Raymond the Amish Comic

The comedian performs 8 p.m. Jan. 8 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Work on What You Love: Bruce Mau Rethinking Design

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of designs by the acclaimed commercial artist through April 3, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

The Wrath of the Gods: Masterpieces by Rubens, Michelangelo and Titian

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring paintings and the creative processes of some of art history’s most important figures through Jan. 10, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

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FOLK WISDOM: After turning it up for New Year’s Day, a loud rock concert probably isn’t the right fix for your freshly hungover self. So take in the soothing melodies of singer-songwriter Jackson Browne when he performs 8 p.m. Jan. 2 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J. For more information or tickets, call 609-317-1000.

Music

Gov’t Mule

The jam-rock band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 2 at Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets; 215-922-1011.

 

In The Light

The rock band performs Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” and “Animals” in their entirety 8 p.m. Jan. 2 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Lotus Land

The Rush tribute band performs 8 p.m. Jan. 2 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Nightlife

Ladies Annual New Year’s Day Celebration

Micheal DeCero spins for this annual Ladies 2000 event, 3-9 p.m. Jan. 1 at ICandy, 254 S. 12th St.; 267-324-3500.

 

Burlesque & Bottles New Year’s Day Party

Miss Gemini Rose and Sunny Dee host an elegant burlesque event for mature women 10 p.m. Jan. 1 at Sin, 3782 N. Broad St.; 267-973-9463.

 

Reading Queerly

The book group discusses “There Goes the Gayborhood” by Amin Ghaziani 6 p.m. Jan. 7 at PAT @ Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960.

 

Happy Bear

The bear-themed happy hour starts 5 p.m. Jan. 8 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Outta Town

Jackson Browne

The singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. Jan. 2 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Rope

The Alfred Hitchcock film is screened 2 p.m. Jan. 3 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Frederick Mann White “Mann To Man”

The cabaret singer performs 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

The Hidden

The sci-fi action film is screened 9:45 p.m. Jan. 8 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.