Out & About: Oct. 21-27

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A RIPPED RECITAL: Out string quartet Well-Strung channels pop favorites through a classical lens when the group performs 9 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J. For more information or tickets, call 609-317-1000.

Theater and Arts

Anthony Bourdain

The chef and TV personality hosts a new live show and Q&A 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

The Birds

Curio Theatre Company presents a stage adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s short horror story through Oct. 29 at Calvary Center for Culture and Community, 4740 Baltimore Ave.; 215-525-1350.

 

The Bridges of Madison County

Media Theatre presents the musical based on the best-selling novel through Oct. 23, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

 

Bruce Nauman: Contrapposto Studies, I through VII

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents the premiere of a new work by Bruce Nauman, which continues the artist’s exploration of video, sound and performance, through Jan. 8, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Cinderella

The Pennsylvania Ballet performs the classic fairy tale through Oct. 23 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

Classical Splendor: Painted Furniture for a Grand Philadelphia House

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of furniture designed in 1808 by Benjamin Henry Latrobe through Jan. 1, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Fortune Feimster

The out comedian seen on “Chelsea Lately” performs Oct. 21-22 at The Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

Henry Rollins

The spoken-word artist performs 8 p.m. Oct. 22-23 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Inside Out

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of large-scale, high-quality replicas of favorite works from the museum’s collection to local neighborhoods through Nov. 1; 215-763-8100.

 

Kathleen Madigan

The comedian performs 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at Keswick Theatre, 291 Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

 

Live and Life Will Give You Pictures: Masterworks of French Photography, 1890-1950

The Barnes Foundation presents vintage prints of nearly 200 classic images by French photographers and photographers working extensively in France through Jan. 9 at the Roberts Gallery, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-278-7000.

 

Look Again: Contemporary Perspectives on African Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition drawing from the Penn Museum’s esteemed African collections through Dec. 4, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

The Other Place

Walnut Street Theatre’s Independence Studio on 3 presents Broadway’s new thriller about a neurologist whose life is becoming unhinged through Oct. 30, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of Mexican masterpieces by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Frida Kahlo, Rufino Tamayo and many others Oct. 25-Jan. 8, 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 Oct. 30, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

The Rocky Horror Picture Show 40th-Anniversary Film Screening Party

“Brad Majors” himself, Barry Bostwick, hosts a screening of the iconic cult film 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Keswick Theatre, 291 Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

 

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific

Walnut Street Theatre presents the classic musical adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel through Oct. 23, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Steve Martin & Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life

The stage and screen stars tell stories, sing songs and tell a few jokes Oct. 28-29 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5800.

 

The Thing

The classic sci-fi/horror film is screened 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

 

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HITTING THE WIG TIME: Australian pop singer and songwriter Sia is storming though North America on her “Nostalgic For the Present Tour,” which touches down in Philadelphia 8 p.m. Oct. 21 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-389-9543.

Music

Die Antwoord

The electro-rap duo performs 8 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Foreigner: The Hits Unplugged

The classic-rock band performs 8 p.m. Oct. 22 at Keswick Theatre, 291 Keswick Ave.; 215-572-7650.

 

Tricky

The trip-hop artist performs 8:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.; 215-928-4004.

 

Nightlife

Rasputin’s Room: The International Extravaganza

Lil’ Steph throws her monthly burlesque party 8 p.m. Oct. 21 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

 

SEE You in HELL: Make America Great Again!

BEV hosts the election-themed drag show featuring Aurora Whorealis, Mistor Fahrenheit, Astala Vista and Sutton Fearce 9 p.m.-midnight Oct. 21 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Third-Annual Halloween Underwear Party

Get ready to party in your skivvies 9 p.m. Oct. 26 at The Bike Stop, 206 S. Quince St.; 215-627-1662.

 

Happy Bear: Haunted

The bears get dressed up for Halloween 5-9 p.m. Oct. 28 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Outta Town

Chicago and Earth Wind & Fire

The pop/R&B bands perform 8 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

The animated film is screened 5 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Elvis Costello

The rock singer performs 8 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The cult classic is screened 10 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.