COMMUNITY EVENTS/ENTERTAINMENT

Oldies in the Park

5800 Germantown Ave.

Now-Aug. 28 (Wednesdays)

Councilwoman Cindy Bass presents Oldies in the Park. This event will feature live entertainment, kids’ activities, and giveaways. DJ Gary O will be a part of this event. For more information, contact Layla A. Jones at Layla.Jones@phila.gov.

Screening under the Stars

Penn’s Landing

Now-Aug. 29 (Thursdays)

Screening Under the Stars continues to delight movie lovers this summer. Viewing a unique spectacular film on the waterfront under the stars is the perfect family outing or a unique and memorable summer. For more information, visit delawareriverwaterfront.com.

Tommy Davidson Comedy Show

Punchline Philly

Friday-Saturday

Tommy Davidson’s exceptional range — from stand-up comedy and acting to versatile music ability — have earned him a reputation as an extraordinary performer. Best known as one of the original stars of the hit television show In Living Color, Davidson’s visibility increased rapidly and he became widely known for his innovative talent.

Wendy Williams For the Record

Kimmel Center

Saturday

Wendy Williams and Friends is an evening of comedy and truth. Wendy’s surprise comedy lineup features some of her amazing “surprise” comedian friends from around the world. In addition to hilarious comedy, Wendy will be spilling the tea on any and everyone, including Herself!

Keith Sweat, Johnny Gill and Stokely Concert

Dell East

Aug. 29

Known as the inventor of the music known as New Jack Swing, Keith Sweat creates music using influences of R&B and Soul. In this performance, he will be sharing the stage with R&B singers Johnny Gill and Mint Condition’s Stokely.

Made in America

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Aug. 31-Sept. 1

This annual festival is expected to have performers on three different stages. Some of the performers will include Lizzo, Gucci Mane, Anderson.Paak, Lil Uzi Vert, and Tierra Whack. Hip-hop artists Cardi B and Travis Scott will be the headliners. For more information, visit madeinamericafest.com.

Fringe Festival

Various locations

Sept. 5-21

For two weeks, avant-garde performances meet street theater throughout the city. Call (215) 413-9006 or visit fringearts.com for more details.

Meek Mill and Future: The Legendary Nights Tour

BB&T Pavilion, Camden, N.J.

Sept. 13

This concert will feature two of hip-hop’s most innovative artists. Philadelphia’s own Meek Mill and Future. This is one hip-hop concert you don’t want to miss. Visit ticketmaster.com.

Theatre

Hamilton the Musical

Forrest Theatre

Aug. 27-Nov. 17

Lin Manuel Miranda’s Broadway smash comes to the Forrest Theatre and the city of its namesake’s greatest achievement (founding of the National Bank) and his romantic downfall (the Reynolds affair). Call (215) 893-1999 or visit kimmelcenter.org for more information.

MUSEUMS

America to Zanzibar

Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia

Now-Sept. 2

This vibrant exhibition celebrates the diversity of modern and historic Muslim communities across Philadelphia and the world through art, technology, and interactive programming. Call (215) 581-3181 or visit pleasetouchmuseum.org to get more details.

Marvel: Universe of Superheroes

Franklin Institute

Now-Sept. 2

Marvel’s most iconic comics (original Spider-Man art), costumes (including T’Challa’s Black Panther, Star-Lord’s Walkman), props and immersive exhibits (Doctor Strange’s mirror dimension, digital transformation into Iron Man) on display in the exhibit Marvel: Universe of Superheroes. For more information, call (215) 448-1200.

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