DANCE

Art After 5: Koresh Dance Company

Friday, 5 p.m.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

2600 Ben Franklin Pkwy.

Free with museum admission, www.philamuseum.org

Enjoy a cocktail and a seat in the Great Stair Hall while Philadelphia choreographer Roni Koresh presents a dance program that draws upon the duality of his Israeli-American identity, incorporating his signature expressiveness with messages of strength, humor and the resilience of humanity.

Shen Yun

Friday through Jan. 10

Academy of Music

240 S Broad St.

From $70, www.kimmelcenter.org

Shen Yun is one of the most prominent dance companies in China, touring the world with sold-out performances of traditional and folk dance, a live orchestra playing original scores and storytelling that pays tribute to China’s rich cultural landscape.

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EXHIBIT

Reptiles: The Beautiful and the Deadly

Through Jan. 10

Academy of Natural Sciences

1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.

From $3, www.ansp.org

This interactive and educational exhibit is in its last weekend, so catch the cold-blooded creatures in their realistic habitats just in time to help dispel some tightly held myths about the role of reptiles in the environment. The price is right for a family outing, and you can enjoy nature from the warm indoors.

ARTS

Animus & Philadelphia’s Belly Dance Spectacular

Friday, 6:30 p.m

World Cafe Live

3025 Walnut St.

$12, www.worldcafelive.com

Animus is a group of instrumentalists who create culturally diverse shows featuring improvised and traditional jazz, funk and Middle Eastern music, with a fluid sense of genre and regional musics. Tonight they team up with a talented group of belly dancers for an interactive and relaxing performance.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Philadelphia Orchestra: Tchaikovsky's 'Pathétique'

Through Jan. 9

Verizon Hall

300 S. Broad St

From $40, www.philorch.org

Fabio Luisi conducts an evening of Russian classics, including Glinka’s energetic "Ruslan and Lyudmila" and a Tchaikovsky violin concerto performed by Christian Tetzlaff. The evening concludes with Tchaikovsky’s last symphony, an emotional masterpiece of pain, regret and acceptance that debuted shortly before the composer’s death.

COMEDY

Jermaine Fowler

Saturday, 8 p.m.

Underground Arts

1200 Callowhill St.

$13, www.undergroundarts.org

Comedian Jermaine Fowler is a veteran of College Humor, HBO’s "Funny as Hell" and MTV2. His “Give 'Em Hell” tour celebrates his new show by the same name, featuring his signature style of mining his childhood and societal ills for laid-back humor.

FOOD

Ethnic Eats Food Tour

Sunday through Feb. 29

Corner of Ninth and Catharine Sts.

$44, www.zerve.com/phillyfoods

This culinary tour is designed for people who know the city well, steering toward the underrated gems of South Philly’s international food scene. The tour will stop by an Asian foods market, a Vietnamese restaurant, admire a Buddhist temple and finish at a Mexican bakery. RSVP required.