Pianist Barbara Browne plays Babar the Elephant
Where: Calliope Music, 4 E Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore
When: August 11, 11 a.m.
What: Composer, Francis Poulenc, composed music to the wonderful children's story of Babar the Elephant at the request of his niece who was tired of the "other stuff he played all the time". Story has it that his niece placed her copy of the book on his piano upside down and said "play this". Barbara Browne will be playing the piano and narrating this lovely suite again for a repeat performance.
Friday Night Concerts in the Garden: XPN presents The Suzi Shelton Band
Where: 100 W Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia
When: August 10, 6:30 p.m.
What: Suzi is bringing her band all the way from Brooklyn to perform hits from her award-wining albums, including her new release “Tomboy in a Princess Dress.” Suzi and her band have appeared at venues all over New York, as well as nationally in Chicago, Boston and at the White House Easter Egg Roll. $20 per car for members; $40 per car non-members.
Improv Night in Marple-Newtown
Where: 129 Park Ave, Swarthmore
When: August 10, 8 p.m.
What: MN Players/Spotlight Theatre will present its next Improv Night on Friday, August 10, at 8 p.m. Come join the theater's house improvisational troupe for a night of funny, fast-paced, unscripted action! You'll provide suggestions for the performers, and, who knows, might even end up in the show, yourself. There will be music, physicality, wordplay, and more. Admission is $10.