Pierre Robert

Weekdays 10:30am - 3:00pm

Shows On Sale Today:

Journey and The Pretenders at BB&T Pavilion August 5.

Sturgill Simpson  and Tyler Childers  at The Met March 14.

 

Shows This Weekend

Friday and Saturday

ELTON JOHN @ Wells Fargo Center

STEELY DAN @ The Met

Philly POPS Rocks Abbey Road @ Kimmel Center

ReBirth Brass Band @ Underground Arts

Nikki Glaser @ Punchline (and Sunday)

Friday

Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers & Mom Jeans

@The Fillmore

The New Pornographers @ Union Transfer

Black Violin @ Academy Of Music

Lucie Silvas @ World Cafe Live – Upstairs

Dreamers @ The Foundry

Jon McLaughlin @ City Winery

Anna Rose/ Will Varley @ The Loft – City Winery

Nate Bargatze @ Keswick Theatre

Tom Segura @ Xcite Center

Celtica Pipes Rock! @ Sellersville Theater

Saturday

Third Eye Blind @ Parx Casino

Bad Company @ Etess Arena at Hard Rock AC

Skid Row @ Borgata Music Box

Village People @ Golden Nugget AC

Loud Luxury @ Franklin Music Hall

Louis The Child @ The Fillmore

Bluetech @ MilkBoy

Nile @ TLA

Mxmtoon @ The Foundry

Big Thief @ Union Transfer

Justin Willman @ Keswick Theatre

John Sebastian @ City Winery

Paul Thorn @ Sellersville Theater

Sunday

King Diamond @ Tower Theater

George Lopez @ Helium (on P&S Wednesday)

Louis The Child @ The Fillmore

Mikaela Davis @ MilkBoy

Temples @ Union Transfer

“Baby Shark” Live @ Academy Of Music

Sinead Harnett @ The Foundry

“Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly ” @ Scottish Rite Auditorium

John Hiatt @ Sellersville Theater

What’s going on at MMR?

Friday

Turn on NBC Sports Philly tonight at 9pm to watch Marisa Magnatta host “FTW Philly” the broadcast focuses on highly competitive gaming across the Philadelphia region.

 

Saturday

Jacky Bam Bam will be your host as you relive the music of Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly. They are brought back to life via holograms at the Scottish Rite Auditorium. The show starts at 7pm.

 

Presbo and Andre Gardner will be your guides as the Philly Pops preform the Beatles’ Abbey Road at the Kimmel Center from 1:30pm-3:30pm., and Preston will be conducting the first number of the show.

 

Caseyboy will be at Rafferty Subaru on West Chester Pike with puppies from 11am-1pm with your chance to win tickets to the sold out Tool show.

 

What’s Going on in the Movies?

New This Week:

Midway  (PG-13)  Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson,

Woody Harrelson, Luke Evans, Mandy Moore, Dennis Quaid, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas

Doctor Sleep ( R ) Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran,

 

Still in Theaters:

Arctic Dogs  (PG)  Jeremy Renner, Anjelica Huston, Alec Baldwin, Heidi Klum

Terminator: Dark Fate ( R )Linda Hamilton, Arnold Shwarzenegger, Mackenzie Davis

Motherless Brooklyn ( R ) Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Willem Dafoe, Alec Baldwin

 

Happening Around Town:

Through November 16

The Food Trust’s Market at Cherry Street Pier

The Food Trust puts a twist on the weekly farmers market concept by inviting “local retailers, creative sellers, and visual artists” to show and sell their stuff. Starting this Saturday and continues every Saturday through November 16.  Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Cherry Street Pier, 121 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd. cherrystreetpier.com

Happening Around Town:

Through November 17

Blooms & Bamboo

Artist Akane Teshigahara, creates “spiraling and twisting works of bamboo art” for this new show, Blooms & Bamboo: Chrysanthemum and Ikebana Sogetsu Artistry. Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square, PA. longwoodgardens.org

 

Through November 17

Hamilton continues its residency at the Forrest Theatre, and you can still get tickets two different ways. One: Buy them like a normal person, for shows later in the run. 1114 Walnut St

 

Through November 19

First Person Arts Festival

Artists, poets, authors, and everyday people from across the city share their personal experiences during Philly’s largest storytelling festival. The two week event includes plenty of onstage performances, along with workshops like Sunday’s holiday gift-making session, which helps you package your own story into a present for family or friends. Locations, prices, and times vary by event. Firstpersonarts.org

 

Through November 23

Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Fall Film Fest

This annual fest offers lots of features, shorts and documentaries by Jewish filmmakers from all over the world. Prices vary; $55 for “big nights pass;” Starts Saturday, multiple locations. Pjff.org

 

Through November 24

Sunset Baby

Azuka Theatre presents Dominique Morriseau’s drama about a former Black revolutionary reuniting with his estranged daughter. Directed by Amina Robinson. Pay what you wish (after the performance), opens Wednesday, continues through November 24, Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St. azukatheatre.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Through November 24

South Street from the 90’s

Artist Phoebe Murer recreates the South Street she remembers from its 1990s heyday with hand-painted 3D collages, paying tribute to bygone storefronts and landmarks. And you gotta follow her on Instagram.

Free, continues through November 24, Da Vinci Art Alliance, 704 Catherine St. davinciartalliance.org

 

Through December 8

Tiny Beautiful Things

The Arden Theatre presents the play based on the book by Cheryl Strayed (Eat Pray Love) and adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos. Directed by Maura Krause.  Arden Theatre, 40 N. Second St. ardentheatre.org

 

Through December 17

Flow

“Floating sculptural installations” created by Philadelphia artists — Stephen Talasnik, Miguel Horn, Giorgia Volpe and more — will be on display in the boat basin outside the Independence Seaport Museum at Penn’s Landing. Opens Saturday, Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Blvd. philaflow.org

 

Through January 12

30 Americans

Thirty African-American artists (including Jean-Michel Basquiat, Nick Cave, Lorna Simpson, Xaviera Simmons and Purvis Young) contribute to this ambitious group show that aims to “explore identity against a backdrop of pervasive stereotyping — of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class.”

Free with museum admission of $25, continues through January 12, Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. barnesfoundation.org

 

Through January 20

Notorious RBG

Subtitled The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, this exhibition tells the story of the Supreme Court Justice who has captured America’s fancy in recent years. Also, this is fun: “In homage to Notorious B.I.G., the exhibition section titles are inspired by his lyrics.” continues through January 20, National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S. Independence Mall East . nmajh.org

 

 

Happening Around Town:

Through January 20

Dinosaurs Around the World

The Academy of Natural Sciences’ newest exhibition features super-sized animatronic dinosaurs. Plus fossils, a hands-on dig site and other kid-friendly activities. Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

 

Through February 2

Ancient History of the Distant Future

This group show at PAFA has 13 contemporary artists creating pieces “in conversation with” artworks in PAFA’s collection. Artists include Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Matthew Buckingham, Cassils, Enrique Chagoya, Minerva Cuevas, Alex Da Corte and more.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 128 N. Broad St. pafa.org

 

Through March 1

In Conversation: Visual Meditations on Black Masculinity

This group show — presented by MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora — features the work of 55 women and non-binary photographers that “explore the construct of Black masculinity.”

Opening reception Friday, 6-8 p.m.; African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch St. aampmuseum.org

 

Through March 8

Designs for Different Futures

This new exhibition at the PMA has a distinctly sci-fi feel, though many of the strange robots and such in its displays are not fiction at all. Designs for Different Futures offers multiple takes on the world of tomorrow by Maia Chao, David OReilly, Lisa Hartje Moura, Dr. Homayoon Kazerooni and more.

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. philamuseum.org

 

Through March 17

Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier

This new exhibition at the Museum of the American Revolution tells the remarkable and tragic story of Richard St. George who served in the British Army before becoming an artist and art subject in Europe.

Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. Third St. amrevmuseum.org

Through April 19

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Experience

Based on Philadelphia-based Quirk Books’ best-selling survival series, the world-premiere exhibit will feature a hands-on logical series of immersive challenges providing the essential instructions for surviving unexpected but possible real-life scenarios. Stay calm, be prepared, and jump the shark. Through April 19, Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St., fi.edu

 

Through May 17

Off the Wall: American Art to Wear

This exhibition explores clothing design from the ’60s and beyond created by “pioneering artists who used body-related forms to express a personal vision and frames their work in relation to the cultural, historical and social concerns of their time.” Includes work by Lenore Tawney, Dorian Zachai, Claire Zeisler, and more. opens Sunday, continues through May 17, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.  philamuseum.org

 

Happening This Weekend

FRIDAY, SATURDAY, and SUNDAY

Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

This show and sale hosted by the PMA offers crafts and creations by 195 artists working with ceramics, paper, glass, wood, and lots more. In addition to the weekend events, there’s a pricy preview party on Thursday.  Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St. pmacraftshow.org

 

Sugarloaf Craft Festival

The award-winning show will be at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa. for a three-day engagement, bringing the best in high-quality arts, crafts and design together under one roof. More than 350 curated exhibitors will be in attendance with their work, which includes designer clothing and wearable art, jewelry, woodworking, leather handbags, fine paintings and glassware. Fri and Sat 10am-6pm and Sun 10am-5pm. Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, Pa. sugarloafcrafts.com

 

Catholic Community Choir presents Frozen

This 300 kid cast performs the Disney classic Frozen and Casey’s daughter Casey is playing the role of Olaf.

Fri. show at 7pm, Sat show at 3pm, and Sun show at 3pm. All at Cardinal O’Hara High School. Tickets available at the door and online at catholiccommunitychoir.com

Happening This Weekend

FRIDAY, SATURDAY, and SUNDAY

Philly Asian Film Fest

A local film festival spotlighting the stories and work of Asian Americans kicks off this weekend with a series of short films about social injustice on Friday, a screening of Song Lang that details the relationship between a debt collector and an opera singer in 1980s Saigon on Saturday, and a stand-up comedy meets performance art and multimedia show called Emma Stone on Sunday. Various times and locations go to phillyasianfilmfest.org.

 

Mermaids

See a bunch of ladies dressed up like mermaids swim with sharks and pose for photos and such. Be sure to ask an aquarium employee about mermaid feeding times. Included in admission prince of $22-$29, starts Saturday, continues through November 10, Adventure Aquarium, 1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ. adventureaquarium.com

 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 8

Fight Like Frank: The Real Deal – Frank Swings Back to the 1920’s

he Fight Like Frank Foundation  hosts an annual Monte Carlo night each Fall, which benefits various charitable organizations, and celebrates the life of Francis Gessler. This year’s gala is Great Gastby themed, going back to the Roaring 20’s the time of jazz, flappers, and prohibition. Food, open bar, casino games, live music, and  tons of raffle prizes. The Fight Like Frank Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to celebrating and  remembering the life of Francis Gessler while helping to support and raise awareness for various charitable organizations. The Fight Like Frank Foundation was established by the Gessler family to honor the memory of their beloved Francis, who passed away from a brain aneurysm on September 16, 2011. Frank was just 30-years old. 7pm-12am at Girard College, 2101 S. College Ave, Philadelphia. Tickets available online and at the door. fightlikefrank.org.

 

The Emo Band Live Emo Karaoke w/ Shane Henderson & Mayday Parade

You can indulge your adolescent aspirations with a night of live band pop punk and emo karaoke. Get there early, sign up, and get on stage to perform your own rendition of “Dear Maria, Count Me In.” 9pm -2am Voltage Lounge, 421 N 7th St, Philadelphia.

Philly Cider Week Closing Night

If you couldn’t make any of the other festivities, you have one more chance at sipping fermented apple juice at the closing night party where over a dozen cideries will be pouring samples. Delaware’s craft meadery Liquid Alchemy will bring cider and mead offerings while other vendors will serve up cider and apple-inspired specials. 7pm-10pm. The Bourse Philly, 111 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia.

 

FRIDAY and SATURDAY

Fire and Ice Festival

It’s ice rink season, baby! The first slick skating rink to open this season is Dilworth Park’s Rothman Orthopaedic Ice Rink with a two-day celebration. The rink officially opens this weekend with fire and ice performers, synthetic snow, hand-carved ice sculptures, and a fireworks display. On Saturday, feast your eyes on fire dancers and chow down on yummy food from the cabin. Fri starts at 5:30pm and Sat starts at 12pm. Dilworth Park, 1 S 15th St.

 

The Conversationalists

There’s really no way for me to sum this up better than the official description: “The Conversationalists is a movie James and Jerome have written together, but which the audience never sees. Rather, the film is passionately described for the audience, shot by shot, by the performers, while a chamber ensemble on stage plays the acoustic and electronic score live.” Sounds like fun.  SEI Innovation Studio, Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St. kimmelcenter.org

 

SATURDAY NOVEMBER  9

Liberty Flea

Our city is never short of flea markets, but the Liberty Flea in South Philly promises some unique finds — and it’s in a former high school gym, so the vibes are vintage-y too. Shop for vintage clothing and housewares, vinyl, kids vintage, eyeglasses, photography, handmade soaps, plants, and other goodies for you or any lovers who have upcoming birthdays. Plus, vegan treats. 10am-5pm. Bok Building Boy’s Gym, 1901 S 9th St. libertyflea.com

 

Fall Service Day

This city just loves to litter (and floss harps are the new cigarette butts for some reason?!). How about this Saturday we all get together, put on some work gloves and just start picking up trash? Register ahead of time, multiple locations. loveyourpark.org

Happening This Weekend

SATURDAY NOVEMBER  9

MED13L Syndrome Beef & Beer

MED13L Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder. Dylan and Logan are bothers who both have this disease. The event helps to raise money for awareness and support for these 2 amazing boys. 6pm-10pm. Magnolia Community Recreation Center, 425 West Brooke Ave, Magnolia, NJ. med13l.dylanandlogan.

 

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 10

The Super Heru Comic Book Mini-Con

This family friendly event is a pop-up incarnation of the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention featuring youth workshops, panel discussions, games and lots more. Free to the first 250 attendees, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch St. aampmuseum.org/

 

Cyclocross

While November might not scream “bike race season,” the rain-or-shine Sly Fox Cyclocross is a wild ride for cyclists and spectators alike. With a course that surrounds the brewery’s Pottstown tasting room and features muddy hills and grassy knolls, viewers can watch riders of all ages traverse the course from the comfort of the sidelines. There will, of course, be plenty of Sly Fox beer to go around. 8apm -4pm (rain or shine). Sly Fox Brewing Company, Pottstown Airport Business Center, 331 Circle of Progress Drive

Pottstown, PA. slyfoxbeer.com/sly-fox-cyclocross

 

Death & Life at Mt. Moriah Cemetery

The abandoned and naturally overrun cemetery that is Mt. Moriah is the spot for today’s walking tour. Wear comfortable shoes as you’re led throughout the sprawling burial grounds, learning about cemeteries as a spot for leisure in the Victorian era and the styles of all the various headstones. Spooky and informative! 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. , t. Moriah main gate, where Kingsessing dead-ends at 62nd St.  6191 Kingsessing Avenue, Kingsessing, Philadelphia.

 

Dave Patten & The First Cut (Nicole Ryder’s boyfirend’s band) is playing at the Hidden River Brewery out by Pottstown (1808 Schuylkill road, PA-724, Douglassville,PA. from 2:30pm -5:30pm. davepattenmusic.com

 

 

 

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 10

Playfest

This free, family-friendly “showcase of play” features lots of games, crafts and other hands-on activities.

Free, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Cherry Street Pier, 121 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sports Up!

Friday

SIXERS AWAY vs Denver Nuggets @ 9pm

 

Saturday

FLYERS AWAY vs Toronto Maple Leafs @ 7pm

 

Sunday

EAGLES OFF – BYE WEEK

FLYERS AWAY vs Boston Bruins @ 7pm (Game on WMMR)

SIXERS HOME vs Charlotte Hornets @ 6pm