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12 Things to do in Movies, Comedy, Art, Trivia & More

Featuring Henry Rollins, Comedy Wrestling, Quizzo Bowl and the Auto Show.


Hayao Miyazaki’s Porco Rosso plays at the Ritz at the Bourse on Friday at midnight. (Studio Ghibli)

Sensitive Guys @ The Drake | Through February 11
InterAct Theatre Company presents’ MJ Kaufman’s satirical play set on the campus of a small liberal arts college, where a men’s peer education group and a women’s survivor support group try to work together to end sexual violence. Directed by Evren Odcikin.

Hank Denson @ Helium | Wednesday, January 24
The Atlanta-based comic has roles in Barbershop 3 and All Eyes on Me. Watch this.

Dog Star Man @ Lightbox Film Center | Thursday, January 25
Stan Brakhage’s 1964 “cosmological epic” is considered a major work of avant-garde cinema, but/of course it evades easy description. You should probably just watch the trailer:

 

Arrested Development Quizzo @World Cafe Live | Thursday, January 25
Teams of 1-6 compete for fun and prizes. Sounds like a good time. Here, take this Sporcle quiz to warm up.

Dear Diary LOL @ FringeArts | Thursday & Friday, January 25 & 26
AntiGravity Theatre Project revives its Fringe Fest favorite, “a comedic theatre performance born verbatim from the real-life tween-teen diaries of middle school girls.”

Tony Hinchcliffe and his Evil Friends @ Helium | Thursday-Saturday, January 25-27
The L.A. comic wrote for Comedy Central’s Roast series and hosts the “Kill Tony” podcast. Here he is roasting Snoop Dogg. NSFW.

 

Henry Rollins: Travel Slideshow @ Trocadero | Friday, January 26
The punk singer-turned-raconteur shows photos from his world travels and tells the stories behind them. Yes, he’s been to Antarctica. The Thursday show is sold out, so they added one on Friday.

Philly Comedy Wrestling @ The Adrienne | Friday, January 26
Joe Tuzzi and Drew Klemens host a unique comedy show that features live wrestling and commentary, plus sketches.

Black Atlas @ Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College | January 26-March 9
Research-based artist Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn created this exhibition of photos and documents “reflecting upon the administration of racialized labor for transporting artifacts from across the world to the collections of European museums.” A reception and artist talk will take place Friday, February 2.

Porco Rosso @ Ritz at the Bourse | Friday, January 26
A Midnight Madness screening of Studio Ghibli/Hayao Miyazaki’s 1992 animated favorite about a pilot with a pig head.

 

Philadelphia Auto Show @ Pennsylvania Convention Center | January 27-February 4
Look at cars past present and future. Several famous vehicles will be in attendance including K.I.T.T., the A-Team van, the Mystery Machine, Mater from Cars and two different Vin Diesel rides. Why is he called Mater? What happens in these Cars movies?

Quizzo Bowl XIV @ World Cafe Live | Saturday, January 27
Johnny Goodtimes hosts his long-running annual trivia contest. Features music by the Wallace Brothers and comedy by Financial Advisor Gregg Gethard,