Pierre's Weekend Calendar
Tickets On-Sale Friday at 10am G. Love & Special Sauce @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center – January 2 and at the Music Box at Borgata – January 3 Flogging Molly @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center – November 29 Dancing Pro Live @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center – February 27 Lily Tomlin @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center – March 21
Friday at noon Marsha Ambrosius @ TLA – October 23 The Dan Band @ TLA – December 5 Keller Williams @ TLA – December 27 Artie Lange @ Keswick Theater – November 15
Saturday at 10am Ariana Grande @ Wells Fargo Center – March 12
Monday at 10am Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life Performance @ Wells Fargo Center – November 16
Shows This Weekend Friday "Camp Jam In The Pines" @ Buena Vista Camping Resort with Albert Castiglia, Debbie Davies Band & Rosco Bandana The Chop Tops @ Kung Fu Necktie Clean Bandit with Lizzo @ Underground Arts Cornmeal @ Sellersville Theater The Growlers @ Johnny Brenda's Hard Working Americans @ TLA How To Dress Well @ District N9NE Jucifer @ Reverb (Reading) Lily Allen with Mr. Little Jeans and Samsaya @ Electric Factory Pink Martini @ Keswick Theatre Senses Fail w/ No Bragging Rights and Knuckle Puck @ Trocadero Theatre Simian Mobile Disco @ Union Transfer Slow Club w/ Nick Mulvey @ World Cafe Live Strand Of Oaks @ Boot & Saddle The Weeks with Brave Baby @ Milkboy Wife @ Union Transfer Chris D'Elia @ Borgata Music Box Willie Nelson @ Harrah's Casino Hotel John Heffron @ Helium Friday & Saturday
Saturday The Black Keys with Cage The Elephant @ Wells Fargo Center Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys @ Sellersville Theater Broncho @ Johnny Brenda's The Machine Performs Pink Floyd @ The Levoy Theatre (Millville) Cheers Elephant @ Steel City Coffeehouse (Phoenixville) Craig Bickhardt @ Music Lairs House Concert Series (Villanova) Greensky Bluegrass @ TLA Kashmir @ Keswick Theatre (Glenside) Little Daylight @ Milkboy OK Go @ Union Transfer Paolo Nutini w/ Phox @ Trocadero Theatre Paula Cole @ Trinity United Methodist Church (Ewing) Reel Big Fish @ Xfinity Live Steve Forbert @ Kennett Flash (Kennett Sq) Steven Wright @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center Strand Of Oaks @ Boot & Saddle The Machine Performs Pink Floyd @ The Levoy Theatre (Millville) Trout Fishing In America @ Appel Farm Arts & Music Center (Elmer) The Von Trapps @ Sellersville Theater "Camp Jam In The Pines" Buena Vista Camping Resort with Cornmeal and The Main Squeeze
Sunday Arum Rae @ Ortlieb's Jazz House The Ballroom Thieves @ World Cafe Live Dinosaur Feathers w/ Laser Background @ Johnny Brenda's Edwin McCain with JD Eicher & The Goodnights @ World Cafe Live At The Queen (Wilmington) Erasure and All Hail The Silence @ Santander Performing Arts Center Gary Puckett & The Union Gap @ Sellersville Theater The Tontons with Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers @ World Cafe Live "Rock N' Roll Half Marathon" @ Eakins Oval with Rusted Root Tweedy w/ Hospitality @ Merriam Theater Yacht and White Fang @ First Unitarian Church
MOVIES - New This Week: A Walk Among The Tombstones (R) Liam Neeson, Ruth Wilson, Dan Stevens, Boyd Holbrook, Whitney Able This Is Where I Leave You (R) Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Adam Driver, Rose Byrne, Corey Stoll The Maze Runner (PG13) Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Patricia Clarkson, Ki Hong Lee The Scribbler (R) Katie Cassidy, Garret Dillahunt, Michelle Trachtenberg, Michael Imperioli, Gina Gershon, Sasha Grey Still In Theaters: The Skeleton Twins (R) Kristen Wiig, Luke Wilson and Bill Hader Dolphin Tale 2 (PG) Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Mae Whitman, Harry Connick, Jr., Cameron Boyce No Good Deed (PG-13) Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson, Leslie Bibb, Kate del Castillo, Henry Simmons November Man (R) Pierce Brosnan, Olga Kurylenko, Will Patton, Luke Bracey, Bill Smitrovich Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (R) Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis Let's Be Cops (R) Damon Wayans Jr., Jake Johnson, Rob Riggle, Andy Garcia The Expendables 3 (PG-13) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Harrison Ford, Milla Jovovich, Jet Li, Antonio Banderas, Wesley Snipes, Mel Gibson & Dolph Lundgren The Giver (PG-13) Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgård, Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes, Jeff Bridges, Cameron Monaghan Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (PG-13) Megan Fox, Alan Ritchson, Will Arnett Guardians Of The Galaxy (PG-13) Benicio Del Toro, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Michael Rooker, Bradley Cooper
What's Going on at MMR? Saturday Marcus will be at Swann’s Pantry 8724 New Falls Rd, Levittown,from 10am-noon where you'll always find savings and selection guarantees without having to purchase items in large quantities. Visit swanspantry.com for details.
Broadcast cast-call-ins from Brent Porsche and Rabbi from the Black Keys and Cage The Elephant at the Big Joint from 7pm-mid
Sunday Steve will be at The 5th annual MVA 5Kat Metropolitan Veterinary Assoc., 2626 Van Buren Ave., Norristown, PA. We will also have our 3rd annual Kids Fun Run followed by Family Fun Day!! All proceeds will benefit Red Paw Emergency Relief. Learn more MVA 5K FEE: $25 after Sept. 14 KIDS FUN RUN FEE: Free for everyone REGISTRATION: 7:30am, ends at 8:45am EVENTS: start at 9:00 a.m. Family Fun from 10am – 12pm Music, Magic, Face painting and more. Contact Metropolitan Veterinary Associates 610-666-1050 or Metro-Vet.com/MVA-5k
All weekend Fringe Arts 140 N. Columbus Blvd. (at Race St.) FringeArts presents the world’s most cutting-edge, high-quality artists in a fun, social atmosphere, complete with onsite restaurant, bar, and beer garden. Throughout the month of September. For info on all the events visit fringearts.com
Starting Friday, Sept. 19, over 120 local, student and professional artists — like Sarah Pollock, Brian Eppley and Arlene Steinberg — post up along Rittenhouse Square (18th and Walnut Streets) for a three-day Fine Art Show that extends to Sunday, Sept. 21. A streetside café and farmers market round things out on Sunday. The show runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, rain or shine.
OutBeat Jazz Festival The William Way LGBT Community Center, with generous support from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, is proud to announce OutBeat: America’s First Queer Jazz Festival. The four-day festival will serve as the finale for the Community Center’s annual music series and highlight the intersections between sexual orientation, gender identity, and jazz history and culture.
OutBeat will feature a vibrant and eclectic mix of world-renowned jazz musicians brought together to educate and entertain audiences with once-in-a-lifetime performances, panel discussions, and master classes.For all the info visit: OutBeatJazzFestival.com
FRIDAY •3pm “From Strayhorn to Cecil: Jazz Innovation in America” featuring David Hajdu, John Szwed, and Orrin Evans in conversation with Jazztimes’ John Murph (Free) @ University of the Arts’ Arts Bank •5pm VIP Reception (Free with VIP Ticket) @ Philadelphia Museum of Art •5:45pm Fred Hersch Trio ($23.50 – $38.50) @ Philadelphia Museum of Art •8:30pm Philadelphia Jazz Project presents “Lush Life: Philadelphia Celebrates Billy Strayhorn” ($25 – $35) @ Suzanne Roberts Theatre
SATURDAY •5pm Pre-Concert Discussion with Bill Stewart, Patricia Barber, and William Way’s Chris Bartlett moderated by JazzTimes’ John Murph (Free) @ Painted Bride Art Center •7pm Bill Stewart Quartet ($25 – $40) @ Painted Bride Art Center •8pm Terri Lyne Carrington’s Money Jungle ($25 – $35) @ Chris’ Jazz Cafe
SUNDAY OutBeat Festival Finale @ Union Transfer
Festival Begins at 1pm ($40 – $70)
•1pm Mike McGinnis Splang-a-lang Trio +1 performs the music of Drew Paralic, Cole Porter, and Billy Strayhorn •1:50pm David Coss Quartet •2:40pm Ben Flint and the Diesel Puppies •3:30pm Andrew D’Angelo’s Gay Disco Trio •4:20pm Dena DeRose Trio •5:10pm Jennifer Leitham Trio •6pm Andy Bey •7:30pm Patricia Barber Quartet •9pm Terri Lyne Carrington’s Mosaic Project
Philadelphia Stage in the Lobby Bar: •5:30pm Weez the Peeples •7pm Monette Sudler Ensemble •8:30pm TreZure Empire Friday For (yet another) pop-up: This one’s pretty cool though. Artists and designers will transform metered parking spots into one-day only parks today all across the city as a part of Park(ing) Day. See what creative minds can do with 170 square feet until 5 p.m., when a party starts at Philadelphia Center for Architecture (1218 Arch St.)
For fitspiration: Ahead of this weekend’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, the Pennsylvania Convention Center (1101 Arch St.) welcomes over 60 exhibitors for a pre-race expo, where runners can pick up their race information and other fitness enthusiasts can check out the goodies for sale. The expo runs from noon until 7 p.m. today and features exhibitors like Fairmount Running Club, Jelly Belly Sport Beans and Pinnacle Performance Eyewear.
For happy hour: Ever sipped cocktails at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s (26th St. and Benjamin Franklin Parkways) secret Vaulted Walkway? Get your chance from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight for a young professional’s mixer.
For a symphonic adventure: Gotta catch ‘em all. We’re talking about melodies here. The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia goes deep into Pokémon World to bring the video game franchise’s melodies to life — set to giant, projected visuals at 8 p.m. tonight at the Mann Center (5201 Parkside Ave.)
For a laugh: Look for comedy laced with a lot of “dude” utterances and male member references if you see Chris D’Elia at 9 p.m. tonight at the Borgata (1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City).
Friday and Staurday It’s never too early for a good scare. Strap on your straightjacket and prepare for the six horror-inducing attractions at Eastern State Penitentiary’s (22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue) Terror Behind the Walls, which welcomes terror-chasing fans for opening weekend from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 20.
Saturday Fall’s harvest comes early — with a full day of produce, plants, kids’ activities, beer garden and contests (two: one for oversized garden veggies and one for best arrangements of flowers, herbs and the like) during the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Fall Festival, held at the Navy Yard (4747 S. Broad St.). For the first time ever, the Franklin Flea will be rounding up top vendors for the event, running 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Before the proposed 2.2-mile Spring Garden Street Greenway transformation even begins, see a one-block version of the final product on Saturday, Sept. 20. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. the Spring Garden Pop-Up Greenway will feature a beer garden, bike parade, multiuse median trail, bike tune-up classes, performances from Sweet Briar Rose, Flash Bang, Howling Fantods, Power Animal, Nik Greely & Swift Technique, and food trucks, including Gigi’s and Big R, Luscious Bakery, Jerry’s Kitchen, and The Whirly Pig. It all goes down on Spring Garden between 9th and 10th Streets.
Dreadnoughtus Day 10am -5pm at The Academy of Natural Sciences: Join the Academy on Saturday, September 20, for a day featuring Dreadnoughtus schrani, one of the most complete titanosaurs ever discovered. Lead paleontologist Ken Lacovara, PhD, of Drexel University will be at the museum to meet with visitors and show off fossils from this 65-ton supermassive dinosaur. He will give a talk about this gigantic discovery in our auditorium at 11 am ANSP.org
Auditorium The Discovery of Dreadnoughtus 11 a.m.
Join Drexel University paleontologist Ken Lacovara for a tremendous talk on his discovery of Dreadnoughtus.
Life in the Field 2:30 p.m.
Meet Jason Poole, the Academy’s own dinosaur hall coordinator, artist, and fossil preparator. Poole was part of the team in Argentina that discovered Dreadnoughtus. He leads the team in the Fossil Prep Lab—the experts who prepared fossils of Dreadnoughtus right here at the museum.
At Science Live Ongoing, all day
Actual fossil specimens from Dreadnoughtus, a massive plant-eater will be on display at the museum for one day only at Science Live! Talk to team members who were on the dig in Argentina, as well as the experts who helped prepare the fossil in the Academy of Natural Sciences’ Fossil Prep Lab.
North American Hall Learn more about sauropods, titanosaurs, and how paleontologists find fossils at a discovery station in North American Hall. Touch specimens, do experiments, and see how long Dreadnoughtus really was! Hint: way longer than the Academy’s T. rex!
Dinosaur Hall Measuring up to 42 feet in length and weighing in at an estimated 7.5 tons, Tyrannosaurus rex was one of the largest predators to ever walk the Earth. This impressive animal is one of many dinosaurs and other Mesozoic creatures you’ll encounter in Dinosaur Hall. More than 30 species are represented, about half of which are full skeletal mounts, including Avaceratops, Chasmosaurus, Corythosaurus, Deinonychus, Pachycephalosaurus, Tenontosaurus, and Tylosaurus.
Fossil Prep Lab If you want to see paleontology in action, check out the Academy's Fossil Prep Lab. You can watch as our staff, volunteers, and other skilled workers prepare fossils for study by scientists from other research institutions.
A West Philly park — Clark Park (4398 Chester Ave.) — plays venue to bands, — Katie Frank and the Pheromones, Mo Lowda and the Humble, Heat Striker and others — art vendors, crafts and free food trucks during this music and arts festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, starting at noon.
One of Germany’s greatest traditions will bring thousands of pork products to South Street during Brauhaus Schmitz’s (718 South St.) Oktoberfest. Beer, authentic Bavarian buffet and festival are all on tap from noon until 8 p.m.
3rd Annual “Paint The Town Yellow” Family Fun Day - 600 Block Station Avenue, Haddon Heights, NJ 3-5pm An exciting Day for the whole family to benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand, and to celebrate the life of Hero, Hope Eileen Berterlsen- an amazing young woman who passed away on June 15, 2014. GET MORE DETAILS at PaintATreasure.com (proud supporter of Preston & Steve's annual blood drive!).
Saturday and Sunday DIY scarecrows at Peddler’s Village (Routes 202 and 263, Lahaska, Pa.) — oh, if they only had a brain. The annual Scarecrow Festival runs from Saturday, Sept. 20 through Sunday, Sept. 21 and also features a pumpkin-pie-eating contest, pumpkin-painting, and live music from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.
Sunday Vampires beware! The Garlic Festival at Temple Ambler Food Crops Garden (580 Meeting House Rd.) highlights the best meals utilizing garlic and a garden fair. Running from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21, the event is ideal for homegrown entertainment.
Feria del Barrio, or “Neighborhood Fair,” honors Latin music and dancing (bust a move), Latino cuisine (eat up), vendors (shop away) and entertainment for the young ones (bring 'em) on Sunday, Sept. 21 from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at El Centro de Oro (N. 5th Street between Cambria Street and Lehigh Avenue).
The next best thing to a Brazilian getaway is Brazilian Day at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing (Chestnut Street and Columbus Boulevard) on Sunday, Sept. 21. This celebration on the waterfront runs from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and has cultural cuisine, vendors and dance: samba, forro, pagode, capoeira, etc.
For the love of water! Seriously, that’s what’s happening at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Fairmount Water Works (640 Waterworks Dr.). The FLOW Festival, an on-land, interactive day of aquatics features a “splash organ” (using buckets of water to make sound), fish puppet-making, and light show.
Peace Day Philly promotes meaningful local participation in the International Day of Peace, September 21, through involvement in activities related to personal, local and/or global peace. This worldwide day of ceasefire and non violence can have a significant positive impact in the Philadelphia region through the active involvement of individuals, groups, organizations and neighborhoods.
Peace Day Philly was founded in 2011 as a grassroots initiative to promote local participation in the United Nations International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”), a worldwide day observed annually on SEPTEMBER 21. For each year 2012 and 2013, there were over 30 peace activities offered by a wide range of organizations across the city and region, as well as 40+ each year offered in neighborhoods across the city by the Philadelphia Police Department. The United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia helped establish Peace Day Philly and is the Founding Affiliate. Peace Day Philly welcomes organizations, neighborhoods, community groups, schools, law enforcement, civic leaders and individuals to participate in this global day by creating and participating in peace and non-violence activities the week of Sept. 15, especially on September 21, in the Philadelphia region. We welcome Peace Day activities that involve collaborations, that involve actions that will continue after September.To learn more about how you can get involved in Peace Day Philly, go to peacedayphilly.org.
The 35th Annual Chester County Restaurant Festivalwill take over Gay and Market Streets in West Chester as local restaurants and live entertainment from the area will line up around the neighborhood from noon through 5:30 p.m. In its 35th year, the festival has a few new additions. Located on the historic Chester County Courthouse steps (2 High St.) this year will be a live broadcast of "In the Kitchen with David" on QVC. Visitors can watch a live taping of cooking demos. If you can't make it to this year's event, here is chance for you to join in on the fun.
The Dish People’s Choice Awards returns this year. Guests can vote for their favorite tastes from all of the participating restaurants (Southbound BBQ, Maui Wowi, Teca, and tons more.) Get a taste of Chester County, and take it home, too. A local Pop-Up Farmer’s Market will be located on Walnut Street providing fresh & local produce plus homemade arts & crafts. Purchase seasonal fruits and veggies so you can create that special dish you love.There will be 65 food vendors and over 100 craft vendors will be spread throughout the streets providing people with quality goods and great finds. Catch live musical performances and entertainment at one of the three performance stages in the neighborhood: Gay & Matlack Streets Noon – Jason Reed 2 p.m. – Joy Ike 4 p.m. – Billy Roach and the Political Theatre Church & Gay Streets-*Wine & Beer Garden Noon –Toney Rocks 2:30 p.m. – Flux Capacitor Market & Darlington Streets 12 p.m. – Naelee Rae 2:30 p.m. – Spotted Atrocious Parking in all West Chester borough garages will be $5.
Sports Up! Friday Phillies Away @ Oakland Athletics; 9:35pm Saturday Phillies Away @ Oakland Athletics; 4:05pm Sunday Phillies Away @ Oakland Athletics; 4:05pm Eagles HOME @ Linkin Park vs Washington Redskins; 1pm
Phillies Minor League Team the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs are having "Bacon Days" inspired by the success of the IronPigs' brand-new bacon-themed uniforms unveiled earlier this year at SmellTheChange.com. The IronPigs' new on-field Saturday cap, (Mr. Pancake's new favorite cap) emblazoned with a strip of bacon across the front, is Minor League Baseball's top-selling cap in 2014 and has been sold to all 50 states as well as over a dozen countries on four continents making Coca-Cola Park the unofficial, "Home of Bacon".
The Bacon 5K Challenge is on Friday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. and will start and end at Coca-Cola Park while also introducing the greatest caveat in 5K history - a midway point pit stop to complete the half-pound bacon challenge! After devouring the heaping of mouth-watering bacon, the hardest part of the race awaits as challengers run the final 2.5 kilometers back to Coca-Cola Park to complete the Bacon 5K Challenge. Immediately following the evening race, celebrate and unwind with your friends and family at Coca-Cola Park's post-race party (until 9 p.m.) featuring live entertainment, bacon-related food offerings and beverages for purchase.
The Bacon & Brews Bash on Sat., Sept. 20 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. will take place on field at Coca-Cola Park and include dozens upon dozens of different local craft brew offerings. In addition to the unlimited beer tastings, all participants receive a collector's 4-ounce tasting mug and the event multiple vendors and food trucks offering bacon food items for purchase as well as live entertainment and other fun and games like the Lehigh Valley's first Hog Calling competition.
Bacon & Brews Bash tickets are on sale now for $40 per person for the four-hour unlimited tasting event or $50 per person for those wishing to take advantage of a VIP hour featuring an extra hour of unlimited beer samplings, beginning at noon. For just $5, tickets are available for designated drivers who will receive complimentary soda or for those just wishing to eat bacon. Please note that you must be 21 or older to attend.
The total number of participants will be limited for both events and interested parties are encouraged to sign-up to take advantage of both "Bacon Days" events. Register for both events by calling (610) 841-PIGS (7447), visiting the Coca-Cola Park ticket office or by going to IronPigsBaseball.com/bacondays