Out & About: Feb. 5-11, 2016

ON ‘FIRE’: Out country singer Brandi Carlile is on the road in support of her latest album, “The Firewatcher’s Daughter,” and comes to the area 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J. For more information or tickets, call 609-317-1000.

 

Theater & Arts

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

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

Ballet Hispanico

Dance Affiliates and the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the contemporary Latin dance company Feb. 5-6 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

Blade Runner

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

Brahms and His Legacy

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs through Feb. 6 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

Bronfman Plays Beethoven

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs with conductor Yefim Bronfman Feb. 11-14 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

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 March 27, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Exit Strategy

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the story of a dilapidated public school in Chicago targeted for closure and the power struggles that ensue among the faculty and students desperate to keep it open, through Feb. 28 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

FUNNYMAN

Arden Theatre Company presents the story of an aging comic who is forced to adapt to the changing tastes and times in post-war America through March 6, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

Hal Sparks

The comedian seen on “Queer As Folk” performs Feb. 11-14 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

Harvey

Walnut Street Theatre presents the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy about a man with an unwavering friendship with a 6-foot-tall invisible white rabbit through March 6, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

Michael Eric Dyson

The minister, professor and author of “The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America” hosts a reading 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341.

A Moon For the Misbegotten

Walnut Street Theatre presents the story set on a barren patch of land in 1923, where two lost souls find hope under a lover’s moon, through Feb. 7 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

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.

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 that includes a selection of his work, along with a group of seminal works by Marcel Duchamp, through the fall, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Paul Reiser

The actor and comedian performs 8 p.m. Feb. 5 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles

The live concert-musical featuring songs from the Beatles anthology, Feb. 11-14 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Strength and Longing

The Pennsylvania Ballet performs a contrasting piece portraying the ups and downs of everyday life through Feb. 7 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

To Kill a Mockingbird

Media Theatre presents the play adapted from the classic Harper Lee novel through Feb. 14, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

Twelfth Night

The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents a new take on Shakespeare’s lyrical work Feb. 9-13 at Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

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.

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RUBBER SOULS: Relive the rise of the Fab Four with “RAIN,” a live multi-media spectacular that takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world’s most celebrated band, The Beatles, Feb. 11-14 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.

Music

The Carole King Songbook

The Philly POPS! perform the music of Carole King Feb. 5-7 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

The rock singer performs “The River” in its entirety 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Nightlife

La Vie Bo-Ham

Pig Iron Theatre Company hosts its annual benefit cabaret 8 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888. 

Chippendales: The 2016 Break the Rules Tour

The dance troupe performs 8:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Be Mine: A Valentine’s Day Cabaret

Anita Manhattan, Keely Sibilia, Tesla Tease, Emily Valentine, Victoria Page, Chali, Cherry St. Cartier and Travis Tea perform 8-11 p.m. Feb. 12 at Pennsylvania 6, 114 S. 12th St.; 267-639-5606. 

Peek-a-Boo Revue presents Free Love

The burlesque troupe performs 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

Happy Bear Reunion Suit Party

Happy Bear celebrates Leather Weekend 5-9 p.m. Feb. 12 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Outta Town

No Way Out

The classic film starring Sidney Poitier is screened 2 p.m. Feb. 7 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. 

Fierce Drag Sundays

Drag performers Natasha Rose, Tina Montgomery, ChaChi Divine and Selena Dela Luna perform 8-10:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at Oddity Bar, 500 Greenhill Ave., Wilmington, Del.; 302-668-1078.

Brandi Carlile

The out country singer performs 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.