Here’s what to do in Philly this weekend


Elvis Birthday Bash


Friday, Jan. 24
8 p.m.
Keswick Theater
291 Keswick Ave.

Join Scot Bruce and Mike Albert, two of America’s leading Elvis impersonators, as they perform all of the King’s legendary tunes. Hound dogs welcome.

“The Pillowman”

Friday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, Jan. 25
8 p.m.
The Luna Theater
620 S. 8th St.

Get ready to get creeped out with this dark and grisly tale of a horror writer accused of acts of violence that resemble depictions in his stories.


The Smiths Social

Thursday, Jan. 23
8 p.m.
1003 Arch St.

The Troc is celebrating all things The Smiths. Start by dancing to your favorite Smiths songs played by 18th Pale Descendents and follow it up with a reading from Morrissey’s most recent autobiography.

Mad Men

Thursday, Jan. 23
9 p.m.
847 N Third St.

Ortlieb’s welcomes Mad Men, an improvisational group of musicians that blend a wide variety of genres of music such as organic jazz, funk, reggae and hip-hop.

Aly and Fila

Friday, Jan. 24
9 p.m.
District N9NE
460 N 9th St.

This Egyptian DJ duo are ranked 20th in the world by DJ Mag. They are making a stop at District N9NE this Friday. Don’t be caught in a trance!

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony

Saturday, Jan. 25
8 p.m.
Theatre of Living Arts
334 South St.

Ohio rappers Bone Thugs-n-Harmony will meet you at the crossroads, so you won’t be lonely. Actually, they’ll be performing their ’90s hits at the TLA this Saturday, and it’s not even the first of the month.

It’s the Year 2002

Saturday, Jan. 25
9 p.m.
Johnny Brenda’s
1201 N. Frankford Ave.

Go back in time to what seems like yesterday, as DJ Emynd & Bo Bliz chauffeur you across the timeline of what was the year in music in 2002.


Gay, Jewish or Both Art and Singles Happy Hour

Thursday, Jan. 23
6 to 8 p.m.
319 N 11th St., 2L

Head to the Napoleon to snack on wine and cheese and check out Gay, Jewish or Both, an art installtion by Napoleon founder Leslie Friedman and designer Bernardo Margulis. The installation is designed to expose the stereotypes of Jewish and homosexual identities. Mingling required.


Chinatown: Flower Market

Saturday, Jan. 25 and Sunday, Jan. 26
10 a.m
10th and Vine streets

The beauty of China comes alive as Chinatown welcomes in the Year of the Horse with fresh flowers, a variety of fruits and vegetables, plus art, candy and more.


Broad Street Bash

Saturday, Jan. 25
6 p.m.
Xfinity Live! Philadelphia
1100 Pattison Ave.

Complete with a performance by Dropkick Murphys, this is a celebration of the 1973-74 and 1974-75 Philadelphia Flyers championship teams. The fundraising event benefiting Flyers Charities will feature an open bar, hors d’oeuvres and a chance to hang out with legendary players.

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