This beloved storytelling competition returns this Monday to World Cafe Live. This week's theme is "Evolution." Step right up to tell your best tale, and if you're lucky, you may win a cash prize. Monday, October 12th, 8:30 pm, $10, World Cafe Live.
This unique event on Tuesday features a free screening of the filmGMO OMG with a special guest from the Food and Water Watch. Also, guests are invited to view the exhibition Subsidized Starvation, which features artwork formed my thousands of grains of rice, barley, and wheat. Tuesday, October 13th, 7 pm, free, Paradigm Gallery.
Some of Philly's hottest designers and boutiques will be showcasing their wares this Wednesday during an outdoor fashion show at the Headhouse Shambles. There will be complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar, plus VIP ticketed seating. Wednesday, October 14th, 6 pm, free or $15 VIP seats, Shambles at Headhouse.
Play readings don’t normally culminate in shouting matches or near-fistfights, but leave it to this world premiere about our controversial late mayor to change that. Actor Scott Greer, playwright Bruce Graham and director Joe Canuso met with everyone from former mayor Wilson Goode to a Rizzo bodyguard to ex-con Vince Fumo to Rizzo right-hand man Marty Weinberg to develop the play, loosely based on Sal Paolantonio’s definitive biography. Through November 8th, various times and prices, Christ Church Neighborhood House. —Victor Fiorillo
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is presenting a unique panel discussion this Wednesday with the children of three major twentieth-century design talents. Hosted by Collab, the session is organized in conjunction with DesignPhiladlephia 2015. Wednesday, October 14th, 6:30 pm, free after museum admission, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at The Crossing Choir as they prepare works by Gabriel Jackson, Stratis Minakakis, Robert Maggio, Paul Fowler, and Ēriks Ešenvalds. This open rehearsal also includes a happy hour. Wednesday, October 14th, 6 pm, $10, Stotesbury Mansion.
This site-specific production of Gillian Grattan's play Hooked!is being staged at none other than the upstairs lounge at Fergie's Pub. The dark comedy is about a "proper little village" with plenty of gossip, meddling, secrets, and scandals. Wednesday, October 7th through Sunday, October 25th, various times, $25-30, Fergie's Pub.
We are the knights who say ni! Experience everyone's favorite campy film in this brand new 40th anniversary restoration at the Roxy, sing-along included. Bring your own bottle of wine and the movie will become ten times better. Wednesday, October 14th, 7:30 pm and 10 pm, $10, PFS Roxy Theater.
Join FringeArts for their Fall Outdoor Movie Series this Wednesday night as they present a screening of Jackie Brown, staring Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Keaton, Robert Forster, and Michael Bowen. Wednesday, October 14th, 8:30 pm, free, FringeArts.