Out & About: Jun 23-29

AMERICAN IDOLS: Pop-superstar boy band New Kids on the Block is back on the road this summer with its Total Package Tour, with Paula Abdul and Boyz II Men along for the ride. The fun hits Philly 7:30 p.m. June 24 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-389-9543.

Theater & Arts

Another Way of Telling: Women Photographers from the Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition featuring exceptional and rare photographs by women exploring identity in and out of the studio through July 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Channeling Nature by Design

Philadelphia Museum of Art examines how designers of handmade and industrial objects — including furniture, pottery, kitchenware and even a 3-D printed neckpiece — have responded to the beauty and fragility of the natural world, through July 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Gypsy

Arden Theatre Company presents the classic musical by Stephen Sondheim through June 25, 40 N. Second St.; 215-922-1122.

 

HIR

Simpatico Theatre presents the story of a mother’s journey to support her transitioning son through June 25 at the Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.; www.simpaticotheatre.org.

 

Jerry’s Girls

Walnut Street Theatre presents Broadway’s electrifying tribute to the all-American master of song, Jerry Herman, through July 2 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Lino Tagliapietra: Painting in Glass

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition showcasing the artist’s complex glass vessels through July 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Philadelphia Assembled

Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, together with hundreds of collaborators from across the city, the project explores Philadelphia’s changing landscape and tells a story of radical community-building and active resistance, through July 31 at Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Phulkari: The Embroidered Textiles of Punjab

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the beauty and cultural significance of phulkari, ornately embroidered textiles from Punjab, a region straddling Pakistan and India, through July 9, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Saturday Night Fever

Walnut Street Theatre presents the stage-musical adaptation of the hit disco-era film featuring songs by the Bee Gees through July 16, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Transparency

The LGBT glass-art exhibition runs through Aug. 6 at National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St.; 215-925-2800.

 

Wild: Michael Nichols

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the work of legendary photographer Michael Nichols — artist, technical innovator and ardent advocate for preserving natural habitats — June 27-Sept. 17, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

The Woodmere Annual: 76th Juried Exhibition

An exhibition featuring works in a wide variety of media from regional artists, through Sept. 4 at the Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-0476.

 

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FUNNY NEW FACE: Recently voted one of the funniest women in New York City, comedian and actor Emma Willmann comes to Philly June 23-24 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St. For more information or tickets, call 215-606-6555.

Music

1964: The Tribute

The Beatles tribute band performs 8 p.m. June 23 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Lady Antebellum

The country band performs 7:30 p.m. June 23 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Even Dando

The Lemonheads singer performs 8 p.m. June 23 at The Foundry, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-309-0150.

 

Sevendust

The hard-rock band performs 8:30 p.m. June 23 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

R. Kelly

The R&B singer performs 7 p.m. June 24 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

The Purple Xperience

The Prince tribute band performs 8 p.m. June 24 at Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Dead and Company

The jam band featuring Grateful Dead members performs 7 p.m. June 25 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Third Eye Blind

The rock band performs 7 p.m. June 25 at Festival Pier, 601 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-922-1011.

 

Megadeth

The metal band performs 6:30 p.m. June 27 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton

The classic-rock bands perform 7 p.m. June 27 at The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

 

Method Man and Redman

The rappers perform 8 p.m. June 29 at The Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

Buckingham McVie and The Wallflowers

The rock bands perform 7:30 p.m. June 30 at The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

 

Nightlife

Down a Yellow Brick Road: The Music of Judy Garland

The music of the iconic performer is celebrated 7:30 p.m. June 23 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

 

Saved by the ’90s Party

The ’90s tribute concert and party kicks off 9 p.m. June 24 at The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Amateur Drag Night With Vanessa Sterling

The monthly amateur drag night, 7 p.m. June 25 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Outta Town

Jaws

The blockbuster summer-thriller film is screened 4:30 p.m. June 24 at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Sharon McNight

The Tony Award-winning cabaret singer performs 7:30 p.m. June 24 at The Rrazz Room, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Victor/Victoria

The stylish, gender-bending musical comedy starring Julie Andrews as a female who passes as a gay male-female impersonator is screened 2 p.m. June 25 at Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.