Out & About: April 1-7

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BETTER HAVE HER MONEY!: Pop/R&B superstar Rihanna brings her Anti-World Tour to Philly when she performs 7:30 p.m. April 3 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-389-9543.

 

Arts & Literature

Allowed to Love

Muse Gallery presents an exhibition by Philadelphia artist Carolyn Cohen featuring a series of portraits of activists, artists and others within the LGBT community, April 1-30, 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310.

 

Beautiful: The Carole King Story

The Tony Award-winning story of the successful songwriter runs through April 3 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

Breaking Ground: Printmaking in the U.S., 1940–1960

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the variety of ways in which artists in the 1940s and ’50s pushed the boundaries of printmaking through July 24, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Drew Lynch

The comedian seen on “America’s Got Talent” performs through April 2 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical

The musical based on the children’s book about a young girl learning to love the skin that she’s in, through April 16 at Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

The Hateful Eight

The Quentin Tarantino film is screened 8 p.m. April 4 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Holly Trostle Brigham: Sisters and Goddesses

The Michener Art Museum hosts an exhibition of works by Philadelphia-based artist Trostle Brigham, featuring seven self-portraits in which she takes the guise of artists of the past, through May 26, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.

 

International Pop

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition chronicling pop art’s emergence as a global movement, migrating from the United Kingdom and the United States to Western and Eastern Europe, Latin America and Japan, through May 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Look Closer: The Work of Michael Newman and Stuart Alter

The William Way LGBT Community Center presents a special exhibition of abstract paintings through April 29, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

 

Meredith Rainey Dance: (In)Visible

Dance Affiliates and the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts present the dance company founded by Philadelphia choreographer and former Pennsylvania Ballet soloist April 1-2 at Harold Prince Theatre, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900.

 

David Cross: Making America Great Again!

The comedian and actor performs 7:30 p.m. April 3 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

 

Neil Simon’s Rumors

Bristol Riverside Theatre presents the classic farce through April 17, 120 Radcliffe St.; Bristol; 215-313-1575.

 

Philadelphia in Style: A Century of Fashion

The Michener Art Museum hosts a display of approximately 30 dressed forms and additional accessories spanning a century of high fashion through June 26, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.

 

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

 

Peter and the Starcatcher

Walnut Street Theatre presents the grown-up prequel to “Peter Pan,” through May 1, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Rain Pryor

The comedian performs 8 p.m. April 8 at The Rrazz Room at the Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; 215-442-4580.

 

Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs selections from these composers through April 2 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

 

That Voice: A Tim Curry Burlesque Celebration

Cherie Sweetbottom, Mina Corbeau, Moxie LaBouche, Murphy Lawless and Silver Kitsune perform a burlesque show 8 p.m. April 3 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

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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MEET THE DRESS: Outrageously funny “drag-a-pella” group The Kinsey Sicks gets political with its new show “Electile Dysfunction” 7:30 p.m. April 8 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope. For more information or tickets, call 888-596-1027.

Music

Halestorm and Lita Ford

The female-fronted rock bands perform 7:30 p.m. April 1 at Santander Arena, 700 Penn St., Reading; 610-898-7469.

 

Disturbed

The hard-rock band performs 8 p.m. April 2 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

Peggy King

The singer performs with her jazz trio 8 p.m. April 2 at The Rrazz Room at the Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; 215-442-4580.

 

Andrew Bird

The singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. April 4 at the Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

The Cult

The rock band performs 8:30 p.m. April 8 at the Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Nightlife

Happy Bear

The bear-themed happy hour, 5-9 p.m. April 1 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret: Rite of Spring

The Philly drag queen celeb performs 8-11 p.m. at Fringe Arts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-413-1318.

 

Lydia’s Birdcage

Lydia Kuntmoore hosts a drag show 9 p.m.-2 a.m. April 8 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Outta Town

Diana Ross

The legendary R&B diva performs 8 p.m. April 1 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

The Burning

The summer-camp slasher flick is screened 9:45 p.m. April 1 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Stan Wade’s The Trammps

The classic disco band performs 7:30 p.m. April 2 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Yanni

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