ARE YOU READY FOR ‘THIS’?: Childish Gambino, the rapper/DJ alter ego of comedian and actor Donald Glover, hits the road for his This Is America Tour, which lands in Philly 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-389-9543.
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.
Beneath the Surface
Dara Meredith presents a groundbreaking debut dance-theater project focusing on mental illness, specifically schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in soldiers of war, Sept. 14-15 at Temple University’s Conwell Dance Theater, Broad Street and Montgomery Avenue; 215-
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, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
Still-life artists Ian Shiver and Barbara Sosson present an exhibition of art featuring colorful live horticulture designs, through Nov. 3 at Hot Bed Gallery, 723 Chestnut St., second floor; 267-918-7432.
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.
William Way LGBT Community Center Art Gallery presents a new installation by Natalie Hope McDonald that showcases the diverse iconography of the LGBT community, through Oct. 26, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.
The technologically advanced dance troupe seen on “America’s Got Talent” performs Sept. 21-22 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.
Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn
Walnut Street Theatre presents the musical based on the classic Universal Pictures film, through Oct. 21, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.
The comedian seen on “Breaking Bad” performs Sept. 20-23 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.
Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch
Mimi Imfurst, Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 15 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.
The heist film with the all-female lead cast is screened 8 p.m. Sept. 17 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.
Philadelphia Orchestra: Opening Weekend
The world-renowned ensemble opens its new season with performances conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Sept. 14-16 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
The Philadelphia Orchestra performs music by the iconic composer, Sept. 20-22 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.
Yael Bartana: And Europe Will Be Stunned
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition blurring fact and fiction, with the artist reimagining historical narratives to spur a dialogue about urgent social and geopolitical issues of our time, through Jan. 1, 26th Street and
the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
MYTHIC DANCE MUSIC: Techno/disco collective Hercules & Love Affair has tongues wagging and rumps shaking with latest album, “Omnion,” and is making its long-awaited return to North America with a tour than dances its way through town 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at The Foundry, 29 E. Allen St. For more information or tickets call 215-309-0150.
The Purple Madness Prince Experience
The Prince tribute concert takes the stage 8 p.m. Sept. 14 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.; 202-730-3331.
The Canadian rap star performs 8 p.m. Sept. 15-16 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.
MC50 Presents: Kick Out The Jams
MC50 guitarist Wayne Kramer performs album with members of Soundgarden, Fugazi, Faith No More and Zen Guerrilla 8 p.m. Sept. 15 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.
Life of Agony
The hard-rock band featuring transgender singer Mina Caputo performs 8:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at TLA,
334 South St.; 215-922-1011
The pop/R&B singer performs 8 p.m. Sept. 19-20 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.
The Crystal Method
The electronica group performs 8 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.
Escape From NYC Drag Show
New York drag queens invade Philly, 9 p.m. Sept. 14 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.
Drag Wars All Stars: Girl Groups & Rock ‘n Roll
The queens must compete with a choreographed group number, 7-11 p.m. Sept. 15 at Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 St. James St.; 215-735-5772.
Mischief Managed: A Harry Potter Burlesque
Drag queens take it to Hogwarts for a fantast-themed burlesque show, 7-10 p.m. Sept. 16 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.
The Senator’s Cabinet Drag Show
The show with a political slant, 9 p.m. Sept. 18 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.
The ’90s dance party and show kick off 9 p.m. Sept. 19 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.
The Road Warrior
The first sci-fi film in the “Mad Max” series is screened 9:45 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.
Nicky as Carol Channing: A Musical Revue
The singer recreates moments from the TV icon’s long career, 8 p.m. Sept. 15 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.
The Broadway, TV and concert star performs 8 p.m. Sept. 16 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.
Sting & Shaggy
The iconic singer and the reggae artist team up for a show 8 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000. n