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Pierre Robert

Weekdays 10:30am - 3:00pm

On Sale Now:
Dio Returns, a Hologram tour June 7 @ Keswick Theatre
B-52s September 19 @ Mann Center
Shows This Weekend
All Weekend
“Anastasia” @ Academy Of Music
Friday and Saturday
Get The Led Out @ Scottish Rite Auditorium

Friday
Claypool Lennon Delirium @ Fillmore
Chicago @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center
Lifehouse @ Hard Rock AC
Kenny Loggins @ Ocean Resort Casino
Chelsea Handler @ The Met
The Last Bison @ MilkBoy
Los Lonely Boys @ Sellersville Theater 1894
Integrity @ The Foundry
Kiefer @ World Cafe Live
Aborted @ Reverb
The Original Sins @ Johnny Brenda’s
Daggermouth @ Kung Fu Necktie
Galantis @ Franklin Music Hall

Saturday
Hillary Rodham Clinton/ Bill Clinton @ The Met
Kris Kristofferson @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center
Dream Theater @ Tower Theater
Chicago @ Borgata
Kathleen Madigan @ Parx Casino Xcite Center
Brantley Gilbert @ Hard Rock AC
John Eddie and His Dirty Ol’ Band @ Kennett Flash – 102 Sycamore Alley, Kennett Square
Tropical Trash @ Kung Fu Necktie
The Dead Milkmen @ Underground Arts
The Unlikely Candidates/ The Brevet @ MilkBoy
Dar Williams @ Sellersville Theater 1894
Plini @ Union Transfer
Dance Gavin Dance @ Franklin Music Hall

Saturday and Sunday
Decibel Metal & Beer Fest

Sunday
Blue Oyster Cult @ Colonial Theatre – 227 Bridge St, Phoenixville, PA
Telekinesis @ Johnny Brenda’s
What’s going on at MMR?
Friday
Pierre Presents Ticket Raid at the Ardmore Music Hall from 7pm-9pm.Whiskeyhickon Boys will be performing as Ripplewood Restaurant (next door) shows off their new food and drink menu.

Saturday
Hang with the MMaRmy at Conicelli Toyota in Springfield from Noon to 2pm.

Climb with Nick and Team Luke up the FMC building (Cira Centre South, 2929 Walnut St) for the LLS (Leukemia and Lymphoma Society) Big Climb Philly from 9am-11am.47 Floors- 1088 steps.

What’s Going on in the Movies?
New This Week:
Missing Link ( PG ) Hugh Jackman, Zach Galifianakis, Zoe Saldana
Hellboy ( R ) David Harbour, Milla Jovovich

Still in Theaters:
Shazam!( PG-13 ) Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Mark Strong
Pet Sematary ( R ) Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow

Happening Around Town:
Through September 2
‘America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far’
Bring the family out to explore the Please Touch Museum’s newest — and first religious — exhibit, a celebration of modern and historic Muslim cultures. Filled with hands-on activities, the six-month feature invites little ones to weigh spices, trade goods, see an 1852 Quran, and watch demos from local and national Muslim artists, musicians, and storytellers. Find influences from Philadelphia’s own Muslim population, one of the largest in the United States. Please Touch Museum, 4231 Ave. of the Republic. Free with admission. pleasetouchmuseum.org

Happening This Weekend
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY
Comic Con
If you’re in the mood to get knee deep in some cosplay, this weekend’s the time to do it. Between Mario Kart tournaments, cosplay contests, panel discussions, and appearances from celebrity guests like Alice Cooper. Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks
Hours: Friday 1pm – 8pm, Saturday 10am – 7pm,
Sunday10am – 5pm. philadelphiacomiccon.com

Philadelphia Film Festival SpringFest
Catch the Philadelphia premiere of a dozen films from the festival circuit at this three-day screening bonanza at the Philadelphia Film Center. A highlight reel: Keira Knightley in a political thriller inspired by a true story, an Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez documentary set before the 2018 congressional primaries, Jesse Eisenberg in a black comedy-meets-karate movie, a food documentary about a pasta restaurant, and John Lithgow and Blythe Danner in a romantic dramedy. Various times, , Philadelphia Film Center, 1412 Chestnut St., $13 per film, $100 for an all-access badge, $50 for opening night film and party, filmadelphia.org

Sake Garden
This food-and-drink event marries the German tradition of open-air beer gardens with the Japanese tradition of springtime cherry blossom-viewing (hanami) picnics. Bring a friend and enjoy the greenery of Fairmount Park’s Shofuso Japanese House and Garden while partaking in beer, cocktails, and Asian fusion eats for the perfect weekend hangout.
1 to 9 p.m., Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Horticultural & Lansdowne Drs., japanphilly.org

Animal Superhero Weekends
Can you leap as far as a frog? Or see as far as an eagle? The Academy of Natural Sciences points out that many of our favorite superhero (and supervillain) characters — Batman, Catwoman, Dr. Octopus — were inspired by real animals. Come out to learn about the various superpowers the animal kingdom possesses through live animal shows, activity stations, and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, also April 13 and 14, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., free with admission, ansp.org

Friday and Saturday
Whiz City Comedy Festival Preview
Tattooed Mom and MilkBoy South Street pack in the comedians for this two-day lineup of comedian showcases, which lays the groundwork for this fall’s inaugural Whiz City fest. More than 50 performers — including headliners Mary Radzinski and Chip Chantry — will deliver their best material, and amateurs can partake in an open mike session on Saturday. To underscore the celebration, South Street Cinema will screen The Muppet Movie, Kentucky Fried Movie, and Miami Connection. Various times, Friday and Saturday, various locations, $5-$10 per show, whizcityfest.com

SATURDAY and SUNDAY
Decibel Metal & Beer Fest
Saturday bands: Baroness, Obituary (exclusive performance of “Cause of Death” in its entirety) Exhorder, UADA, Tombs, Tomb Mold, and Wake. Sunday bands: Triptykon, Deafheaven, Enslaved (exclusive performance of “Frost” in its entirety) Deceased, Rosetta, Heavy Temple, and Outer Heaven. Fillmore Philly, 29 East Allen Street. Both days start at 4:30pm. fillmorephilly.com for tickets.

FRIDAY, APRIL 12
Collingswood Green Festival
Sign up for a local bike share, score a discount rain barrel or compost bin, learn about organic gardening, and more at this 11th annual festival, which honors Earth Day a little early. Alongside sustainability experts, local farmers will set up shop, as will artists selling an array of upcycled goods. Festivalgoers can look forward to live music, a kids’ zone, and a Buy Nothing tent. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., along Irvin Ave. just off of Haddon Ave., Collingswood, N.J., free, collingswood.com

Philadelphia Autism Conference
The rate of autism has risen dramatically in recent years, and awareness has grown with. The real-life Temple Grandin, autism spokesperson and inventor of the “hug box”, shares her insights on methods for teaching those who think differently and for assisting older children and adults with social relationships. Other presentation topics include neuroplasticity and the impact of an autism diagnosis on families. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pennsylvania Convention Center, Meeting Room 201 ABC, 1101 Arch St., fhautism.com

SATURDAY, APRIL 13
12th Annual Record Store Day
Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally. The first Record Store Day took place on April 19, 2008. Today there are Record Store Day participating stores on every continent except Antarctica. Celebrate the unique culture of a record store and the special role these independently owned stores play in their communities. Special vinyl and CD releases and various promotional products are made exclusively for the day. Festivities include performances, cook-outs, body painting, meet & greets with artists, parades, DJs spinning records, and on and on. Pearl Jam are the Record Store Day Ambassadors for this year. Go to recordstoreday.com for a full list of special releases and local stores that are participating.

Walt Whitman Look-alike Contest
To honor the 19th-century poet, onetime Camden resident, and friend of Philadelphia — who’s been gone from this earth for 200 years come May 31 — Philadelphia Brewing Co. celebrates with a look-alike contest. While the crowd enjoys drinks specials, bearded bards will compete to see who best embodies Whitman in body and spirit. They’ll be judged on costume, knowledge, poetry recitation, and their elevator pitch as to why they should represent the man himself in the city’s Whitman at 200 project. 3 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Philadelphia Brewing Co., 2440 Frankford Ave., 215-427-2739, philadelphiabrewing.com

Sashay
The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus hosts a night of drag starring Philly’s best drag queens who’ve transformed members of the chorus into queens themselves. Featuring performers like Aurora Whorealis, Champagne Showers, and Dominique Lee, the event serves as a fundraiser for the PGMC and a night of glamorous entertainment. At Voyeur Nightclub. 1221 St James Street.7:30pm. PGMC.org

Totally Awesome 80’s Mummers Against Cancer Fundraiser
This fundraiser is to help fellow Mummers with financial issues due to their battle with cancer. Jacky Bam Bam will be there. 18 to enter 21 to drink. There will be a Photo booth, Chinese Auction, Super Raffles, 50/50, Food and Drink buffet, and Marquee will be performing as well as the Aqua-Stringband. From7pm-11pm at the Mummers Museum, 1100 S 2nd Street, For donations contact deb@mummersagainstcancer.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 14
Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival
Find French toast, wood-fired pizza, dumplings, meatballs, pierogi, crab cakes, and more at Manayunk’s annual convergence of roving food trucks and street vendors. Featuring live music, shopping, and more than 50 participants set up along Main Street, the food-centric festival foreshadows the neighborhood’s springtime restaurant week (April 15-26). 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, free, along Main Street in Manayunk, manayunk.com/events (Main Street Manayunk from Green Lane to Shurs Lane)

Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia
Enjoy Japanese culture under the cherry blossoms
Fairmount Park Horticulture Center
Every year around this time, the cherry blossoms are in full bloom — and it’s quite a sight. And every year the Fairmount Park’s Horticulture Center hosts a day of traditional Japanese activities under the trees. Enjoy traditional dance and drums, cosplay, a beer garden, karaoke, tours of the Shofuso House and Garden, and more. Be prepared for all weather, because it’s a rain or shine event.

Pinelands Photography for Beginners
Journey through Franklin Parker Preserve with photographer Robert Barnes Laucks. Laucks will lead an easy 2- to 3-mile hike through the preserve, guiding participants through the basics of a DSLR camera and snapping shots along the way. The early-evening workshop will cover photo composition, lighting, and using the camera’s manual settings. Besides your DSLR, a tripod and waterproof boots are recommended. 4:30 p.m., Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Rd., Shamong, N.J., pinelandsadventures.org

SUNDAY, APRIL 14
Real Ale Invitational
Compared to regular beer, real ale (sometimes called cask or cask-conditioned beer) is naturally carbonated by yeast that hasn’t been pasteurized or filtered out; the resulting beer is smoother in flavor, creamier in mouthfeel, and supremely fresh-tasting. Yards Brewing Co. has corralled over 60 casks for this annual celebration. Look for local favorites (other than Yards) including 2SP, Forest & Main, and Love City, as well as further-flung entries from Fat Head’s, Duck Rabbit, and Sierra Nevada. Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Yards Brewing Co., 500 Spring Garden St., $65 ($30 for designated drivers), yardsbrewing.com/realale

Lecompt Benefit Concert
Jacky Bam Bam hosts the benefit concert staring Lecompt, The Heartbreakers, The Juliano Brothers and many more bands. There will be a 50/50, Raffle tickets, and Valet parking.
Parx Casino Xcite Center, 2999 Street Rd, Bensalem, PA. from 3pm-8pm. parxcasino.com

Pennsylvania SPCA Partners With North Shore Animal League America For The World’s Largest Mobile Pet Adoption Event
PENNSYLVANIA SPCA teams up with North Shore Animal League America’s 2019 Tour For Life™ – the world’s largest national cooperative life-saving mobile pet adoption event – sponsored by Purina® and supported by Swiffer®. Adoptable cats and dogs, and giveaways from Purina® and Swiffer®. Philadelphia Brewing Company, 2440 Frankford Avenue. 12:00pm – 3:00pm.

Sports Up!
PHILLIES AWAY vs Miami Marlins Fri @ 7:10pm, Sat @ 6:10pm, and Sun @1:10pm

Saturday
WINGS HOME vs Saskatchewan Rush @ 9:30 pm
SIXERS PLAYOFFS HOME vs Brooklyn Nets @ 2:30pm
UNION AWAY vs LA Galaxy @ 10:30pm