PW's Weekend Picks: Jan. 11-13

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An excellent cast and imaginative design give the Academy of Music’s staging of "Les Miserables" its unforgettable magic.

Dear culture vultures: We scoured the city to bring you the best of what Philly has to offer. Enjoy!

Calendar:

TONIGHT: Visit the old stomping grounds of Larry, Moe, Curly and Shemp at The Three Stooges: Hollywood Filming Locations.

TOMORROW: South Philly Bar & Grill hosts an all-day Rocky love-fest, screening all six films, plus trivia games, drink specials and more.

SUNDAY: Norristown’s Centre Theater presents the Independent Voices Festival, shining a spotlight on solo plays featuring the region’s top writer-performers.

Music:

Zimbabwean singer/songwriter Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi puts on a dance party at the Painted Bride.

Food:

The homemade pan-fried dumplings at Baan Thai are better than anything you’ll taste anywhere else.

Stage:

Never mind the movie, go see the live performance of Les Miserables at the Kimmel Center.

Art:

At Asian Arts Initiative, Beauty and Progress Abound

Read more: http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com/arts-and-culture/features/179174041.html#ixzz2COyWOb8r

99 Days takes an in-depth look at the things we see and photograph in our everyday lives.


On the Gaydar:

Enjoy an evening of contemporary classical music at William Way, featuring works by Pulitzer Prize-
winning composer Jennifer Higdon.

Film:

Make it a movie night: Zero Dark Thirty is a phenomenal white-knuckle thriller that will leave you breathless.

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