THEATER

Elvis Birthday Bash

ElvisMike

Friday, Jan. 24
8 p.m.
Keswick Theater
291 Keswick Ave.
$34.50
www.keswicktheatre.com

 

Join Scot Bruce and Mike Albert, two of America’s leading Elvis impersonators, as they perform all of the King’s legendary tunes. Hound dogs welcome.

“The Pillowman”

Friday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, Jan. 25
8 p.m.
The Luna Theater
620 S. 8th St.
$25
215-704-0033
www.lunatheater.org

Get ready to get creeped out with this dark and grisly tale of a horror writer accused of acts of violence that resemble depictions in his stories.

MUSIC

The Smiths Social

Thursday, Jan. 23
8 p.m.
Trocadero
1003 Arch St.
$5
215-922-6888
www.thetroc.com

The Troc is celebrating all things The Smiths. Start by dancing to your favorite Smiths songs played by 18th Pale Descendents and follow it up with a reading from Morrissey’s most recent autobiography.

Mad Men

Thursday, Jan. 23
9 p.m.
Ortlieb’s
847 N Third St.
$5
267-324-3348
www.ortliebsphilly.com

Ortlieb’s welcomes Mad Men, an improvisational group of musicians that blend a wide variety of genres of music such as organic jazz, funk, reggae and hip-hop.

Aly and Fila

Friday, Jan. 24
9 p.m.
District N9NE
460 N 9th St.
$23
215-769-2780
www.districtn9ne.com

This Egyptian DJ duo are ranked 20th in the world by DJ Mag. They are making a stop at District N9NE this Friday. Don’t be caught in a trance!

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony

Saturday, Jan. 25
8 p.m.
Theatre of Living Arts
334 South St.
$39.50
215-922-1011
www.tlaphilly.com

Ohio rappers Bone Thugs-n-Harmony will meet you at the crossroads, so you won’t be lonely. Actually, they’ll be performing their ’90s hits at the TLA this Saturday, and it’s not even the first of the month.

It’s the Year 2002

Saturday, Jan. 25
9 p.m.
Johnny Brenda’s
1201 N. Frankford Ave.
$7
215-739-9684
www.johnnybrendas.com

Go back in time to what seems like yesterday, as DJ Emynd & Bo Bliz chauffeur you across the timeline of what was the year in music in 2002.

HAPPY HOUR

Gay, Jewish or Both Art and Singles Happy Hour

Thursday, Jan. 23
6 to 8 p.m.
Napoleon
319 N 11th St., 2L
Free
www.napoleonnapoleon.com

Head to the Napoleon to snack on wine and cheese and check out Gay, Jewish or Both, an art installtion by Napoleon founder Leslie Friedman and designer Bernardo Margulis. The installation is designed to expose the stereotypes of Jewish and homosexual identities. Mingling required.

FESTIVAL

Chinatown: Flower Market

Saturday, Jan. 25 and Sunday, Jan. 26
10 a.m
10th and Vine streets
Free
www.chinatown-pcdc.org

The beauty of China comes alive as Chinatown welcomes in the Year of the Horse with fresh flowers, a variety of fruits and vegetables, plus art, candy and more.

SPORTS

Broad Street Bash

Saturday, Jan. 25
6 p.m.
Xfinity Live! Philadelphia
1100 Pattison Ave.
$250
267-443-6415
www.flyerscharities.org/bash

Complete with a performance by Dropkick Murphys, this is a celebration of the 1973-74 and 1974-75 Philadelphia Flyers championship teams. The fundraising event benefiting Flyers Charities will feature an open bar, hors d’oeuvres and a chance to hang out with legendary players.

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