Out & About – July 27-August 2, 2018

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TEARING THE ROOF OFF THE SUCKER ONE LAST TIME: R&B-funk pioneer George Clinton brings Parliament Funkadelic through the area to land the mothership and give Philly one more go-round, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at Ardmore Music Hall, 23 E. Lancaster Ave. For more information or tickets, call 610-649-8389.

Theater & Arts

Agnes Martin: The Untroubled Mind/Works from the Daniel W. Dietrich II Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents paintings and drawings exploring the ideas that shaped Martin’s minimalist art, through Oct. 14, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Biting Wit and Brazen Folly: British Satirical Prints, 1780s–1830s

Philadelphia Museum of Art hosts an exhibit on the appeal of caricature in Georgian England and the ways in which those images teased and provoked audiences, through Aug. 22, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Cirque du Soleil’s VOLTA

The new Big Top production by the international acrobatic circus-arts company comes to the area through Aug. 5 at Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Ave., Oaks; 484-754-3976.

 

Cry-Baby

The John Waters film starring Johnny Depp is screened 7 p.m. Aug. 1 at International House, 3701 Chestnut St.; 215-387-5125.

 

Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey

Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibition of pop art and psychedelia from the civil-rights and anti-war movements, through Sept. 9, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Experiments in Motion: Photographs from the Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a photographic exhibition where artists stop, extend and rearrange time for their own creative ends, through Aug. 19, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Face to Face: Portraits of Artists

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring how photographers helped craft the public personas of their creative subjects in this stunning collection of rare photographs from the museum’s collection, through Oct. 14, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Philadelphia’s LGBTQ Community and the Media

The William Way LGBT Community Center hosts an archival and photographic exhibition examining the relationship between the mainstream press and the community, through Aug. 31 in the John J. Wilcox Jr. exhibit space, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220. 

 

Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of American art epitomizing the early 20th century, through Sept. 3, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Rachel Rose: Wil-o-Wisp/The Future Fields Commission

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents contemporary video installations that ruminate on our image-saturated culture and histories of the past, through Aug. 19, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Scorpio Rising, Black Jackets and Choppers, Pedagogue & The Troublemakers

Four short films about bikes and leather are screened 7 p.m. July 25 at International House, 3701 Chestnut St.; 215-387-5125.

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REACH OUT AND TOUCH FAKES:
Strangelove, the acclaimed Depeche Mode tribute band, storms through the iconic synthpop group’s greatest hits and fan favorites when it performs 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at TLA, 334 South St. For more information or tickets, call 215-922-1011.

Music
David Byrne

The Talking Heads singer and mastermind performs 6:30 p.m. July 27 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Panic at the Disco

The emo ensemble performs 7 p.m. July 27 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Billy Joel

The classic-rock singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. July 27 at Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way; 215-463-1000.

 

James Taylor and The Eagles

The classic rock acts perform 7 p.m. July 28 at Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way; 215-463-1000.

 

The Smashing Pumpkins

The alternative-rock band performs 7 p.m. July 28 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Jay-Z and Beyoncé: On The Run II Tour

The rap and R&B superstars perform 7:30 p.m. July 30 at Lincoln Financial Field, 1 Lincoln Financial Field Way; 267-570-4000.

 

My Bloody Valentine

The alt-rock shoegaze band performs 8 p.m. July 30 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

 

Radiohead

The experimental-rock band performs July 31-Aug. 1 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

 

Chicago and REO Speedwagon

The classic-rock bands perform 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.; 609-365-1300.

 

Nightlife

Glitter and Garbage

The cabaret by Shannon Turner and friends kicks off 7 p.m. July 27 at L’Etage, Sixth and Bainbridge streets; 215-592-0656.

Amatuer Drag Attack

The drag show kicks off 9 p.m. July 27 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch

Mimi Imfurst, Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. July 28 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

 

The Gang Does a Burlesque Show

A burlesque tribute to “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” 8 p.m. July 28 and 6 and 9 p.m. July 29 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

 

Bearlesque

The bear-themed cabaret show kicks off 9 p.m. Aug. 3 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Outta Town

Jerry Seinfeld

The comedian performs 8 p.m. July 27-28 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Mike Marino

The comedian performs 8 p.m. July 27 at The Rrazz Room at the Clarion Inn & Suites New Hope, 6426 Lower York Rd.; 888-596-1027.

 

Tom Goss

The singer-songwriter performs 8 p.m. July 28 at The Rrazz Room at the Clarion Inn & Suites New Hope, 6426 Lower York Rd.; 888-596-1027.

 

Craig Shoemaker

The comedian performs 9 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Animal House

The 40th anniversary of the classic comedy film is celebrated with a screening 9:30 p.m. July 28 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

 

Julie Goldman

The out comedian performs 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at The Rrazz Room at the Clarion Inn & Suites New Hope, 6426 Lower York Rd.; 888-596-1027.

 

Yanni

The composer and singer performs 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Shivers

The horror thriller is screened 9:45, Aug. 3 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. n