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Sat., March 12, 8 p.m., $25-$50, Voyeur, 1221 St. James St., 215-735-5772
Jason Joseph's leading a cast of 12 drag queens, including big-name local acts
like Brittany Lynn, Alexis Cartier and Joey Josephs — the very queens
who inspired him to throw on his own pair of fake tits a year ago.
Fri., March 4, 5 p.m., free with $16 admission, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Ben Franklin Parkway, 215-763-8100, philamuseum.org.
PBR Crafting Challenge
If you're desperate for the refreshing sights and sounds of spring, head
straight for Japan Night at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Sat., March 5, 3-10 p.m., $8, 2424 Studios Skybox, 2424 E. York St., 215-925-7676, 2424studios.com.
Ends of the Earth
Consider the words of the late Dennis Hopper in
Blue Velvet — it's "fuck Heineken — Pabst Blue Ribbon" all the way.
Wed., March 9, 2 and 7:30 p.m., $12-$15, Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Ben Franklin Parkway, 610-649-5220, geographicalsociety.org.
Thu., March 3, 8 p.m., $16-$19, with Birdie Busch and The Great Unknown, TLA, 334 South St., 215-922-1011, livenation.com.
The Carolina Chocolate Drops' enthusiasm for Southern traditional African-American music is irresistible.
Sat., March 5, 9 p.m., $12, with MINKS, Direty Beaches and Party Photographers, Johnny Brenda's, 1201 N. Frankford Ave., 877-435-9849, johnnybrendas.com.
In a genre that's been arguably overdone, the Dum Dum Girls find a way to stand out.
Fri., March 4, 9 p.m., $10-$12, with Tennis and Holiday Shores, Johnny Brenda's, 1201 N. Frankford Ave., 877-435-9849, johnnybrendas.com.
Katy Goodman's new femme-pop incarnation pays tribute to Grandma's favorite girl groups.
Tue., March 8, 8 p.m., free, with Magik Markers, Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St., 215-573-3234, therotunda.org.
You never know what's gonna burble up through the blanket of fuzz and reverb.
Through March 27, $5-$30, New City Stage Co. at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St., 215-563-7500, newcitystage.org.
It's about dinosaurs, both literal and figurative, just before the meteor hits.
Through March 12, $30-$150, Academy of Music, 1420 Locust St., 215-893-1999, kimmelcenter.org.
Originally created and choreographed by New York City Ballet's Christopher Wheeldon in 2004, this
takes the story out of the woods and into 19th-century Paris.
Through July 10, $8, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building, 2525 Pennsylvania Ave., 215-763-8100, philamuseum.org.
It's safe to say the exhilarating colors and whimsical reveries of Marc
Chagall's modern-folkloric art stand perfectly well on their own.
Artist talk with Ron Corbin, Sat., March 5, 2 to 4 p.m., free, exhibit through April 17, The Light Room, 2024 Wallace St., 215-765-0262, thelightroom.org.
West Philadelphia photographer Ronald Corbin studies people and their environments, but not necessarily at the same time.