7 days of things to do in Philadelphia Jan. 21 to 27
Lana Del Rey and Kali Uchis
Headline Rey brings her dreamy pop sound to the Wells Fargo Center. Her performances are both whimsical and sly, so expect to forego the theatrics in favor of something simpler. Opener Uchis is a Colombian-American singer-song writer with R&B chops.
8 p.m. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 South Broad St., $39.50 to $125, 215-336-3600, wellsfargocenterphilly.comNicole Nodland
Chris’s Jazz Cafe
Catch talented local pianist David Zheng and other young musicians on the Monday lineup as they play your favorite jazz classics and original arrangements. Students receive a $5 table credit when they buy tickets online.
8 p.m. Chris’s Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St., $10, 215-568-3131, chrisjazzcafe.com
Twenty-eight local kids take their scissors and sewing kits and make outfits for seven lucky patrons in this FringeArts performance. Part installation, part performance, Fashion Machine is all about encouraging the a new generation of artists to explore performance art.
6:45 p.m. FringeArts, 140 North Columbus Boulevard, $29 general admission, 215-413-9006, fringearts.com
Weeding Out the Stoned
Sixteen comedians take the stage at the Good Good Comedy Theatre, and only one of them is sober. As audience members, it’s up to you to sort through the half-baked jokes and figure out which one it is. Host Alex Grubard will take audience testimony, quiz the comedians, and administer field-sobriety tests.
8 p.m. Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 11th St., $10, 215-399-1279, goodgoodcomedy.com
Haydn and Beethoven with the Philadelphia Orchestra
Zurich Opera Music Director Fabio Luisi takes the stage to conduct Wagner’s beautiful score from Tristan and Isolde, a tragic love story steeped in Celtic mythology. Israeli-American pianist Yefim Bronfman joins the orchestra for a performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37.
7:30 p.m. Verizon Hall (additional performances Wednesday and Friday, 300 South Broad St., $37 to $134, 215-731-3333, kimmelcenter.orgThe Philadelphia Orchestra
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Cashmere Cat, MØ, and Darius
Norwegian DJ Cashmere Cat’s tracks feature heavyweights like The Weeknd, Ariana Grande, and Tory Lanez — dance your heart out. Expect Danish pop singer MØ, who opens, to join the Cat for their collaboration, “9 (After Coachella).”
8:30 p.m. Friday, Electric Factory, 421 7th St., $28, 215-627-1332, electricfactory.info
A Doll’s House
No doubt about it, Henrik Ibsen’s classic is great theater, now at the Arden Theatre Company (through Feb. 25). The theme is a familiar and relevant one: women burdened with helplessness, and men burdened with the role of always playing rescuer.
8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, additional performances through Feb. 25, Arden Theatre Company, 40 North 2nd St., $15 to 52, 215-922-1122, ardentheatre.orgMark Garvin
Published at Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:09:53 +0000