44 Things To Do This Weekend (Weather Permitting)

Really hoping the snow doesn't cancel the Peeps diorama contest.

From Flickr user Daniel Spiess' "Alien Peeps" series. Not necessarily the kind of thing you'll see at the Big Blue Marble's Peep Diorama Contest on Sunday.

From Flickr user Daniel Spiess’ “Alien Peeps” series. Not necessarily the kind of thing you’ll see at the Big Blue Marble’s Peeps Diorama Contest on Sunday.

Friday, March 18

  • The Sound of Music @ Academy of Music Our resident theater critic David Fox found this production of the very popular musical surprising and entertaining: “In short, this is The Sound of Music for the whole family: The kids will eat it up — and adults just might find something unexpected in it.” Read his review. Runs through Sunday.
  • Mike Pays Heats @ Everybody Hits These Drexel kids released Tape 1 Play in January, and it hits me in a weird way: a little Wolf Parade, some Adam Arcuragi, kinda folky, kinda punky. Also on the bill: The Obsessives, Semiotics, Broken Beak.
  • Among the Unburied @ Haverford College Three artists “invite us consider a world of ghosts as firmly planted in the complex geopolitics and cultural schisms of Colombia, the Pacific Northwest, and Korea.” This is the opening reception/gallery talk; the exhibition in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery runs through April 29.
  • Tangle Movement Arts @ Neighborhood House “RetroAct” collects and reimagines pieces from the all-woman aerial dance troupe’s first five years of performances. Expect campy comedy and seriously dazzling trapeze work. Through Saturday.
  • Prisoner’s Song @ Rotunda Music/visual art performance featuring shadow puppets, projections, sound collage and more by Erik Ruin and Gelsey Bell.
  • Get Pegged @ FringeArts Cabaret starring Heath Allen, Chris Davis, Messapotamia Lefae and more. Hosted by John Jarboe.
  • Tortoise @ Underground Arts Millions now living will never rock.

Saturday, March 19

Tangle Movement Arts' “RetroAct” show runs through Saturday.

Tangle Movement Arts’ “RetroAct” show runs through Saturday.

Sunday, March 20