Out & About – August 24 – 30, 2018

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THE BEAT GOES ON: E Street band member, drummer and tireless bandleader Max Weinberg is bringing his four-piece band, Max Weinberg’s Jukebox, to Philly, where he invites the audience to create the night’s set list — which could be anything and everything from the Beatles and the Stones to Springsteen classics and deep cuts, 8 p.m. Aug. 25 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. For more information or tickets, call 215-222-1400.

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.

Arnez J

The comedian seen on “BET’s Comic View” performs Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

Between Nature and Abstraction: Edwin Dickinson and Friends

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of 20th-century American painter Dickinson’s inventive works Aug. 18 through January, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Chip Chantry

The Philadelphia comedian tapes his live album, 8 p.m. Aug. 29 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

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 is on display through Sept. 9, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

The Duchamp Family

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition highlighting the close-knit family of artistic innovators and the many connections linking their groundbreaking works, through August 2019,
26th Street and
the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Face to Face: Art by Women

The William Way LGBT Community Center hosts an exhibition of works by queer female artists living in Philadelphia, through Aug. 31, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220. 

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.

I Know What You Did Last Summer

The ’90s slasher flick is screened 8 p.m. Aug. 27 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

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. 

It Shoulda Been You

The Dramateurs present the premiere of their musical comedy — set in a world where nothing is what it seems, where religions collide, promises are broken, secrets are exposed and hope springs from the most unlikely of places: the Steinberg wedding — Aug. 24-Sept. 8 at The Barn Playhouse, 1700 Christopher Lane, Jeffersonville; 610-539-2276.

KYL/D’s InHale Performance Series

The Kun Yang/ Lin Dancers give up-and-coming choreographers a much-needed and well-deserved chance to strut their stuff, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at CHI Movement Arts Center, 1316 S. Ninth St.; 267-687-3739.

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.

Steve Martin and Martin Short

The two comedy legends team up for a night of humor, 8 p.m. Aug. 30 at The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

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DANCE TO THE MUSIC: Legendary Italian DJ, producer, composer and songwriter Giorgio Moroder has worked with everyone from Donna Summer to Lady Gaga in his 50-plus years at the forefront of disco, pop, dance and electronic music. What that means is if you have ever shaken your ass or worked up a sweat in a club with blinding neon/LED lights and/or a disco ball, you owe this man a debt of gratitude. See the master at work when Giorgio Moroder’s Discoteca hits Philly 8 p.m. Aug. 30 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St. For more information or tickets, call 215-922-6888.

Music

Smokey Robinson

The legendary Motown artist, singer and songwriter performs 8 p.m. Aug. 25 at The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

King’s X

The rock band performs 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

Get the Led Out

The Led Zeppelin tribute band performs Aug. 30-31 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

 

Nightlife

Happy Bear

The bear happy hour runs 5-9 p.m. Aug. 24 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Bev’s Bitchfest

The Philly drag performer turns up 9 p.m. Aug. 24 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. Aug. 25 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

Cruel Summer

The end-of-summer drag show begins 9 p.m. Aug. 25 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Envoute Magic & Burlesque

The burlesque troupe performs a tribute to Roger Rabbit, 8 p.m. Aug. 26 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

Four Stupid Sluts Drag Show

There’s strength in numbers, 9 p.m. Aug. 28 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

The Senator’s Cabinet Drag Show

The queens go to Washington, 9 p.m. Aug. 29 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Agitated: Performance With a Point

Salt n’ Honey perform its monthly show 10 p.m. Aug. 29 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Soul Factory R&B Singing Competition

Singers lift their voices and raise the roof, 9 p.m. Aug. 30 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Haus

The ’90s club-kid dance party lights up 9 p.m. Aug. 31 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

Outta Town

Paula Johns

The acclaimed singer performs a Dionne Warwick tribute 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at
The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

Highlander

The classic sci-fi/fantasy film is screened 9:45 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Stevie Wonder

The legendary R&B icon performs Aug. 25-26 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

Gabriel Iglesias

The comedian performs 8 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.