Out and About October 19-25, 2018

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SONGS IN THE KEY OF MESHELL: The out, eclectic neo-soul singer-songwriter recently put out a stellar album of covers, “Ventriloquism,” and is swinging through the area to perform 8 p.m. Oct. 21 at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del. For more information or tickets, call 202-730-3331.

Theater & Arts

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.

Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the drama and glamour of some of the most creative feminine fashions ever designed, through March 3, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-
763-8100.

Flying Steps presents Flying Bach

The award-winning and globally recognized German dance crew combines hip-hop with modern ballet, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

French Tales

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs French favorites led by conductor Louis Langrée, Oct. 25-27 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Garden Bouquet

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.; 267-918-7432.

THE GLOW: A Jack O’Lantern Experience

A family-friendly, immersive Halloween stroll along a trail illuminated by more than 5,000 hand-carved jack o’ lanterns, weekends through Oct. 28, 4160 Horticultural Drive in Fairmount Park; www.theglowjackolantern.com.

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William Way LGBT Community Center Art Gallery presents an installation by Natalie Hope McDonald that showcases the diverse iconography of the LGBT community, through Oct. 26, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220. 

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.

Romeo & Juliet

The Pennsylvania Ballet presents an adaptation of Shakespeare’s timeless love story, through Oct. 21 at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Seven Things I’ve Learned: An Evening with Ira Glass

The NPR personality discusses stories and life lessons, 3 p.m. Oct. 21 at Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.

Sweat

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama set in Reading, where industries are disappearing and the men and women of the city are rendered powerless as they watch their income, legacy and relationships follow suit, through Nov. 4 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.; 215-985-0420.

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.

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THE ROOF IS ON FIRE: Broadway Philadelphia and Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher are bringing a new and exciting take on the beloved musical classic “Fiddler on the Roof” to Philadelphia, Oct. 23-28 at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.

Music

Public Image Ltd.

The alternative-rock band performs 8 p.m. Oct. 20 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

Jessie J

The U.K. R&B singer performs 8 p.m. Oct. 20 at North Seventh Philly, 421 N. Seventh St.; 800-745-3000.

Big Freedia

The out rapper performs as the opener for R&B singer Tank, 9 p.m. Oct. 20 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

The Damned

The classic punk band performs 6 p.m. Oct. 21 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

Good Charlotte

The rock band performs 7 p.m.
Oct. 21 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St.; 215-625-3681.

Johnny Marr

The Smiths songwriter and guitarist performs 8 p.m. Oct. 22 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

The Church

The alternative-rock band performs to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its “Starfish” album, 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

Gus Dapperton

The synthpop singer performs 8:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-2100.

Metallica

The iconic metal band performs 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-389-9543.

Nightlife

Happy Bear

The bear-themed happy hour takes place 5-9 p.m. Oct. 19 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Hocus Poc-YASSS!

Bev hosts a Halloween-themed drag event 7-10 p.m. Oct. 20 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

TIT

A burlesque tribute to horror author Stephen King, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 21 at Franky Bradley’s 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Enchanted: The Miss Tabu 2019 Pageant

A new queen is crowned, 8-10 p.m. Oct. 21 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Harry Potter and the Night of Drag

Drag queens make the magic happen 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656.

Amateur Drag Attack Spook’Tackular Edition

The first show at the new location, 10:15 p.m. Oct. 26 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

Outta Town

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The classic midnight movie musical is screened 10 p.m. Oct. 13 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Fay Jacobs

The out comedian performs 8 p.m. Oct. 19 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

The Iron Giant

The animated film is screened 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Roque Wilson

The comedian performs 8 p.m. Oct. 20 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

Frankenstein & Bride of Frankenstein Double Feature

The horror classics are screened Oct. 21-22 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.

Garbage

The alternative-rock band performs 9 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.