7 days of things to do in Philadelphia from March 11-17


Henry Kramer

The pianist plays his Astral Artists recital debut with a program that counterbalances Schumann (the Davidsbündlertänze and Arabeske) with Ravel (Pavane pour une infante défunte and Miroirs). We’ve heard bits and pieces of Kramer since he joined the Astral roster, but an entire recital should reveal what appears to be a big personality.

3 p.m. American Philosophical Society, 431 Chestnut St., $5 to $22, 215-735-6999, astralartists.org


Intentional Neighborhoods: A Gentrification Discussion

In a talk with newcomers and longtime residents, explore how gentrification is affecting Kensington, Northern Liberties, Girard, Poplar, and adjoining neighborhoods. The discussion is at the Ramona G. de Rodriguez Library, with sample bites from Federal Donuts, Mammoth Coffee, and Rustica Pizza afterward.

6 p.m. Ramona G. de Rodriguez Library, 600 W. Girard Ave., free, 215-686-1768, freelibrary.org


Small Mouth Sounds

Bess Wohl and Rachel Chavkin bring their Off-Broadway hit to PTC for its Philadelphia premiere. Six disaffected runaways from the noise of city life go off for a retreat on a vow of silence.

7 p.m., with additional shows through April 1, Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St., $10 to $69, 215-985-0240, philadelphiatheatrecompany.org

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Small Mouth Sounds at the Philadelphia Theatre Company.


Sittin’ In: Live Sessions

Discover some new music with genre-bending artists at the Kimmel Center’s monthly Sittin’ In sessions. This month, Donn T brings her alternative R&B sound.

9 p.m. Commonwealth Plaza inside the Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St., free, 215-790-5800, kimmelcenter.org


Company Wang Ramirez

French B-boy Sebastian Ramirez and Honji Wong, a classically trained Korean dancer, are a couple on stage and off. They make their Philadelphia debut in the Bessie Award-winning Monchichi, part of the NextMove season.

7:30 p.m., with additional shows through March 18, Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut St., $20 to $62, 215-422-4580, princetheater.org



Catch rapper and producer G-Eazy’s biggest hits live this weekend when he takes the stage with California rapper Phora in Atlantic City.

7 p.m. Friday, Borgata Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, $130 to $140, 609-317-1000, theborgata.com

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Lewis Black

Comedians don’t come any angrier than Black, which is probably why we high-stress, low-patience East Coasters love him so much. Indulge your inner fury when he hits the Borgata in Atlantic City.

9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, $65 to $75, 609-317-1000, theborgata.com

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Comedian Lewis Black will perform at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa on Friday and Saturday.