Sunday, August 3, 2014
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7Days: Regional arts and entertainment, by Michael Harrington

Gallery: 7Days: Regional arts and entertainment, by Michael Harrington

Casino concert Something tells us Wolfgang Amadeus would have been right at home amid the slot machines: Conductor Jed Gaylin leads the Bay-Atlantic Symphony in an all-Mozart program with soloist Christopher Di Santo, clarinet, at 5 p.m. at the Borgata's Music Box Theater, Huron Avenue and Borgata Way, Atlantic City. Tickets are $25. Call 1-866-900-4849.

Got a minute? The InterAct Theatre Company presents the second annual One Minute Play Festival, featuring more than 60 miniatures lasting 60 seconds by playwrights including P. Seth Bauer, Jim Christy, Bill D'Agostino, Quinn Eli, Jacqueline Goldfinger, Michael Hollinger, and Seth Rozin at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St., at 8 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday. Tickets are $20. Call 215-568-8079


New sounds Electronic jammers the Yuzh and Nashville-via-Brooklyn alt-rockers Arc & Stones co-headline at 7:30 p.m. at Kung Fu Necktie, 1250 N. Front St. Tickets are $5. Call 215-291-4919.


Modern troubadour Anthemic folk-pop craftsman David Gray plays at 8 p.m. at the Tower Theatre, 69th and Ludlow Streets, Upper Darby. Tickets are $69.50. Call 215-922-1011.


Ring those bells Dutch carillonneur Klaas de Haan performs at 7:30 p.m. at Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge National Historical Park, Route 23, Valley Forge. Admission is free. 610-265-5211.

Into the north Historian Hampton Sides has written acclaimed books about frontiersman Kit Carson, the rescue of American POWS in World War II, and the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In his new book, In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette, he looks at a doomed 19th-century U.S. naval expedition to the North Pole and its remarkable tale of survival. Sides discusses his work at 7:30 p.m. at the Free Library, Admission is free. Call 215-567-4341.

Seems like old times Dynamite English retro-rockers Temples play spot-on psychedelic pop off their sensational debut album, Sun Structures, at 9 p.m. at Morgan's Pier, 221 N. Columbus Blvd. No cover. Call 215-279-7134.


Market forces In the classic 1951 Ealing Studios comedy The Man in the White Suit, Alec Guinness turns in one of his most nuanced performances as a chemist who develops an indestructible fabric that never needs to be cleaned - and runs afoul of both capitalists and unionists at his textile mill, who realize their livelihood is threatened. The film screens at 7 p.m. at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr. Tickets are $10; $7 for seniors and students. Call 610-527-9898.

Friday & Saturday

Slide sister Israeli trombonist Reut Regev plays a distinctive mix of jazz, klezmer, rock, and blues with her band R*Time at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street and the Parkway, at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $20; $18 for seniors; $14 for students (includes museum admission). Call 215-763-8100.

Our gang Based on Xenophon's story of a Greek army battling its way back home after being stranded in Babylon, Walter Hill's stylized 1979 action-thriller The Warriors transforms the isolated army into a band of New York street toughs forced to fight their way back to Coney Island from the Bronx when they are framed for killing a gang leader. The cult film screens at International House, 3701 Chestnut St., at 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $9; $7 for students. Call 215-387-5125.

Soul stirrer A classically trained pianist turned neo-soul singer, Mount Holly's Lydia René brings her bold vocals and jazzy stylings to the Tin Angel, 20 S. Second St., at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10. Call 215-928-0978.

A complete guide to events in the region over the coming weekend will appear in the Weekend section in Friday's Inquirer. Send notices of events for "7 Days" to Michael Harrington at

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