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Get swept up in Ballet Hispanico's cultural choreography

The Bacon BrothersThursday, 8 p.m.Union Transfer1026 Spring Garden St.From $35, www.therailpark.orgThe Bacon Brothers band, made up, of course, of Kevin Bacon and his brother Michael, play a benefit concert for the first phase of construction of the Viaduct Rail Park. The park is slated to be a...

Thursday, February 4, 2016, 1:49 AM

Muse, Outer Spaces and more things to see this weekend

THEATER‘Exit Strategy’Friday through Feb. 28Suzanne Roberts Theatre480 S. Broad St.From $24, www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.com“Exit Strategy” takes place in the midst of a Chicago school shutdown crisis. Known as a political playwright, Ike Holter portrays students and teachers fighting for their...

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 1:58 AM

Secret Cinema, a Dolphin dance party, and more things to do in Philly

COMEDYMark NormandThursday throughSundayHelium Comedy Club2031 Sansom St.From $26www.heliumcomedy.comComedian Mark Normand has a goofy, observational style that works well with audiences of Conan and John Oliver, with whom he’s worked. He was also named a “Comic to Watch” by Comedy Central in 2011...

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 1:00 AM

Fetty Wap, 'Once,' Big Philly Beerfest, and more things going on in Philadelphia

MUSICBobby LongThursday, 8 p.m.World Cafe Live3025 Walnut St.From $15,www.worldcafelive.comBritish-born singer Bobby Long performs in support of his new album, “Ode to Thinking.” His soulful vocals, sparse guitar and melodies that nod to outlaw country bestow a thematic, familiar narrative to his...

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 7:02 AM

Belly dancing, comedy, a South Philly food tour and more things to do

DANCEArt After 5: Koresh Dance CompanyFriday, 5 p.m.Philadelphia Museum of Art2600 Ben Franklin Pkwy.Free with museum admission, www.philamuseum.orgEnjoy a cocktail and a seat in the Great Stair Hall while Philadelphia choreographer Roni Koresh presents a dance program that draws upon the duality...

Wednesday, January 6, 2016, 3:33 PM

Aiden James and three more shows to see this weekend

Start your weekend Thursday night with the upbeat Tomeka Reid Quartet, then head to the Blistering Ephemera music fest on Saturday.Tomeka Reid QuartetThursday, 8 p.m.Philadelphia Art Alliance251 S. 18th St.$15, www.philartalliance.orgChicago-based cellist Tomeka Reid and her band of experienced and...

Wednesday, January 6, 2016, 12:41 PM

10 things to do in Philly over the holidays

From Yannick leadingthe Philadelphia Orchestra to the Dark Star Orchestra, here's what to do over the holidays.MUSICHoly TrinitySaturday, 9 p.m.Dolphin Tavern1539 Broad St.$5, www.dolphintavern.comShake off the Christmas remnants or belabored family time at Dolphin Tavern with the so-called holy...

Wednesday, December 23, 2015, 9:38 PM

Feliz Navidad at Art After 5 and five more things to do in Philly

MUSICBaronness Saturday, 9:15 p.m.Johnny Brenda’s1201 Frankford Ave.$20, www.johnnybrendas.com Celebrating the release of their first album since their nearly career-ending car crash in 2011, Georgia band Baroness is back with “Purple,” featuring 10 tracks of their signature melodic power rock....

Friday, December 18, 2015, 1:54 AM

Running of the Santas and others things to do in Philadelphia

What are you in the mood for this weekend?MUSICAn Evening with the Vienna Boys ChoirThursday, 8 p.m.Kimmel Center300 S. Broad St.From $32,www.kimmelcenter.orgThe famed Vienna Boys Choir presents arrangements of well-loved holiday songs, classical compositions and Austrian waltzes. The not-for-...

Thursday, December 10, 2015, 10:20 PM

Questlove stops home for a final spin at The Foundry

Ruby the HatchetFriday, 9 p.m.Johnny Brenda’s1201 N. Frankford Ave.$10Catch hometown band Ruby the Hatchet playing its grunge- and doom-inspired plod metal. The vinyl pressing of the band’s latest album, “Valley of the Snake,” was recently offered at Urban Outfitters, and the band’s heavily...

Thursday, December 10, 2015, 2:55 AM

Martha Graham Cracker and six more things to see in Philly, Dec. 3-6

CABARET‘A Drag Queen with a Very Large… Vocabulary’Friday, 8 p.m.SEI Innovation Studio at theKimmel Center1300 S. Broad St.$19, Kimmelcenter.orgCelebrated Philly drag queen Martha Graham Cracker, her alter ego Dito van Reigersberg and a band of songwriters perform a show of original songs, blending...

Thursday, December 3, 2015, 9:27 PM

Shows to see in Philly this weekend and beyond

Start your musical weekend with a classic holiday tradition, move into rowdy brass, and finish indie.The Philly Pops: I'll Be Home for Christmas SpectacularFriday through Dec. 22Kimmel Center300 S. Broad St.From $32,Kimmelcenter.orgConductor David Charles Abell returns for a third year to lead The...

Thursday, December 3, 2015, 2:32 AM

Turkey Day Tailgate, Dopapod, and eight more things to do this weekend

MUSICPhiladelphia Orchestra:Tchaikovsky’s Winter DreamsThursday through Nov. 21Kimmel Center300 S. Broad StreetFrom $36,www.kimmelcenter.orgItalian conductor and frequent collaborator with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda, returns to lead a program of works by Tchaikovsky, Liszt and...

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 5:03 PM