Here’s what to do in Philly this weekend

THEATER

‘Stick Fly’

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Through Dec. 22, times vary, Arden Theatre, 40 N. Second St., $15-$48, 215-922-1122, www.ardentheatre.org

In this critically acclaimed show produced by Alicia Keys, the LeVay brothers bring home their girlfriends to meet their parents — and it doesn’t go well. The weekend turns into a web of dramatic twists, revealed secrets and rising tensions. Playwright Lydia R. Diamond emphasizes the clashes between race and class through the eyes of an affluent African-American family in Martha’s Vineyard.

FASHION

‘Sustaining Fashion in Philadelphia’

Through Dec. 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Art in City Hall, City Hall, Broad and Market streets, Free, 215-627-1060, www.philadelphiafashionincubator.com

The city’s burgeoning fashion designers will showcase their creations in this stylish exhibit organized by the Fashion Incubator, which promotes local design talent. The Incubator will also host meet-and-greet sessions with the designers on Wednesday afternoons at noon, through Dec. 4. Come check out their work and chat about their inspirations.

MUSIC

Kanye West

Saturday, 8 p.m., Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St., $36-$196, 215-336-3600, www.wellsfargocenterphilly.com

Mr. Kardashian is resuming his Yeezus tour after an essential part of his concert — the 60-foot LED screen — was damaged in a car crash. The statement on his website said it’s “impossible” to put on the show. And here we thought it was all about the music. Despite the ridiculousness, this is his first tour in five years and we’re sure he’s not going to disappoint. Kendrick Lamar opens.

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra

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Sunday, 3 p.m., Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St., $10-$20, 215-893-1999, www.kimmelcenter.org

Classical music prodigies from will play some of the genre’s most revered compositions. The show will begin with a performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, followed by Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition,” inspired by architect Viktor Hartmann’s illustrations. Last but not least, the PYO wraps up the afternoon with Maurice Ravel’s Viennese waltz “La valse.” Maestro Louis Scaglione will conduct.

COMEDY

CollegeHumor Live

Friday, 8 p.m., Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St., $16 and $17, 215-922-6888, www.thetroc.com

Streeter Seidell, Jake and Amir are stopping in Philly to tell their favorite — and raunchiest — jokes and poke fun at as many celebrities as they can. These guys from the popular site CollegeHumor.com spend their days posting hilarious videos and photos about everything from date ideas to butt chugging (don’t try it at home — or anywhere, really).

DANCE

‘Through the Skin’

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Friday-Sunday, Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St., $25-$35, 215-985-0420, www.koreshdance.org

Koresh Dance Company will be gracing the stage, dancing to choreography by artistic director Roni Koresh, who blends ballet, modern dance and jazz.

FOOD + DRINK

Outdoor Brew Day Picnic

Sunday, 3-6 p.m., Spring Gardens, 18th and Wallace streets, $20, 717-439-7347, www.homebrewedevents.com

Fancy yourself the next great brewmaster? Head to this BYOP (bring your own picnic) hosted by Home Brewed Events. The brewers will show you how to make your own suds. Proceeds benefit the community garden.


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