Out & About – August 31-Sept. 6, 2018

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MADE IN AMERICA: The summer-concert season ends in spectacular fashion with the Made in America Festival, the massive annual two-day concert curated by Jay-Z, returning to Philly this weekend with Nicki Minaj, out R&B singer Janelle Monae (pictured), Post Malone, Meek Mill, Diplo and a slew of other performers taking the stage, Sept. 1-2 at Benjamin Franklin Parkway. For more information, visit www.madeinamericafest.com.

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 through 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 Edwin Dickinson’s inventive works, through January, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

Dave Attell

The comedian seen on Comedy Central performs Sept. 6-9 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, 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

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.

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

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. 

Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn

Walnut Street Theatre presents the musical based on the classic Universal Pictures film, Sept. 4-Oct. 21, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

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, through Sept. 8 at The Barn Playhouse, 1700 Christopher Lane, Jeffersonville; 610-539-2276.

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.

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CHERRY JUBILEE: Roots drummer and avid Prince fan Questlove hosts an evening of Screen/Play, where the 1986 Prince film “Under the Cherry Moon” is screened, followed by a live performance and DJ set by Questlove exploring the film’s brilliant soundtrack, 1 p.m. Sept. 2 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. For more information or tickets, call 215-222-1400.

Music

Get the Led Out

The Led Zeppelin tribute band performs 8 p.m. Aug. 31 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

Terry Bozzio

The acclaimed Missing Persons drummer performs 8 p.m. Sept. 4 at Sellersville Theater, 24 W.Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

Ziggy Marley

The reggae singer performs 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.

Back to Black: A Philly Tribute to Amy Winehouse

The music of the late singer is performed by local musicians 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

Echoes

The Pink Floyd tribute band performs 8 p.m. Sept. 7 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Glenn Hughes

The classic-rock bassist and singer performs an evening of Deep Purple classics, 8 p.m. Sept. 7 at Keswick Theater, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

 

Nightlife

Haus

The ’90s club-kid dance party lights up, 9 p.m. Aug. 31 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. Sept. 1 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.

Gay Men Speed Dating

A different way to meet people, 7-9:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Boxers PHL, 1330 Walnut St.; 215-735-2977.

Bearleasque

The bear-themed burlesque show swats fish out of the river, 9 p.m. Sept. 7 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Radical Self Love Burlesque

A night of entertainment focused on empowerment, self-love and acceptance, 9 p.m. Sept. 7 at Front Street Dive, 10 S. Front St.; https://radical3.bpt.me.

ClymaXXX

Dancers and DJ celebrate the kick-off of football season, 10 p.m. Sept. 7 at Boxers PHL, 1330 Walnut St.; 215-735-2977.

 

Outta Town

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.

Italian All-Night Splatterfest 7

Five classic horror films including “Tentacles,” “Black Sabbath,” “Shocking Dark,” “Contamination” and “The Black Cat” are screened 7 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Earth Wind & Fire

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

Simply Barbra Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Funny Girl

Steven Brinberg performs a Barbra Streisand tribute 8 p.m. Sept. 1 at The Rrazz Room at the Clarion Inn & Suites New Hope, 6426 Lower York Rd.; 888-596-1027.

Ken Jeong

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