FRIDAY, JANUARY 12

Music | Sound & Vision

Philly didn’t love Bowie, Philly still does! Groove out to Bowie on vinyl, spun by TSOT DJ Argo. Enjoy drink specials! | 6-9pm. The Trestle Inn, 339 N. 11th St.. thetrestleinn.com

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Looking for ideas for your new home? Enter the Philadelphia Home Show going on Jan. 12-14 | Image courtesy: Philadelphia Home Show

Festival | Philly Home Show

Turn your house into a home. Learn from 300 exhibitors and experts on how to manage and beautify your living space.  Guest celebrities will include New York designer Tyler Wisler and Kevin O’Connor, the host of the award-winning PBS series “This Old House” and “Ask This Old House.” The Home Show will run through Jan. 15 and continue on Jan. 19 through Jan. 21. | 12-8pm. $13. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St. phillyhomeshow.com

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Poetry | The Fuze: Philly Poetry Slam Featuring Hakeem Furious

Start out the New Year with poetic healing. The slam will feature the acclaimed slam poet, Andre Carbonell Harlem Furious, who is the co-executive director of SlamNUBA. | 8:30pm. $10 nonstudent, $5 student. Studio 34 Yoga,  4522 Baltimore Ave. studio34yoga.com

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Comedy | Michael Yo

You made it to the end of the workweek! What better way to decompress than with a night of laughs? You probably remember Michael Yo from “Chelsea Lately,” where he was a recurring comedian panelist. He currently co-hosts “The Insider” on CBS, as well as “Yo Show” on Yahoo! TV. | 8pm, 10:15pm. $22.50 + Fees. 33 E. Laurel St. punchlinephilly.com

Causes | MLK Weekend Shabbat Dinner

Kick off MLK Weekend with a Shabbat dinner honoring and celebrating the legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Delve into delicious food and stimulating conversation about the enduring racism in our country. The proceeds from the night will fund supply kits for newly arrived refugees and immigrants. Gersham Y and Nationalities Service Center will be packaging these Welcome Kits on MLK Day. | 7-9pm. $5 suggested donation. The Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad St. eventbrite.com/e/mlk

SATURDAY, JANUARY 13

Causes | March For Net Neutrality Philadelphia

The FCC voted against Net Neutrality, despite the large majority of Americans in support of it. Show the FCC and their corporate partners the outcry of Americans and the importance of a free, equal internet to all. | Thomas Paine Plaza, Philadelphia, 1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd. facebook.com/events

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Drinks | Big Philly Beerfest

Calling all beer drinkers! Enjoy unlimited beer samples all while raising funds for Animal Rescue Partners. Get the beer belly ready for the two-day festival that will have hundreds of craft beers, live music, and light bites! | 8-11:30pm, regular admission. Price varies. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St. bigphillybeerfest.com

Causes | Greater Philadelphia King Day of Service

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is not just about getting off from school or work, it is about giving back to the community! Join the 23rd annual Greater Philadelphia King Day of Service, and volunteer for one of the hundreds of projects going on around the city. | Times vary. Free. Locations vary. mlkdayofservice.org

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Causes | Feeding the Homeless

Let’s give back today. Join D.O.P.E. as they distribute clothing, food, shoes and blankets. | 8-10pm. Free. Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th St. eventbrite.com  

Art | Philadelphia Pancakes & Booze Art Show

Art and pancakes — is there any better combo? Come see works from 80+ emerging artists, live body painting, live art, DJ spins, and a free pancake bar. | 9pm.  $10. Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St. undergroundarts.org/event

SUNDAY, JANUARY 14

Film | 13 Chambers (all-female horror anthology)

Thirteen female filmmakers, thirteen short films, one night! Come watch the shorts that center on themes of the uncanny, the supernatural, and the sublime. Get ready for some goosebumps while supporting women horror filmmakers! | 4:30pm. $10. PhilaMOCA, 531 North 12th St. philamoca.org

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Music | Passion Pit

Let’s “Take a Walk,” and go see Passion Pit live! Forget the lazy Sunday, and vibe out to the indietronica band. Listen to the group play from their latest album “Tremendous Sea of Love.” | 8:30pm. Prices vary. The Fillmore, 29 E Allen St. thefillmorephilly.com

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Music | A Night of Stardust

Unlike the stars in the sky, the Starman will never burn out for the City of Brotherly Love. Celebrate the life of David Bowie by dancing it out to his music. “Let’s Dance,” and properly honor a music legend. | 7:30pm. $20. Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St. utphilly.com

Drag Show | Queens in the Sky

Okay brunchers, this one is for you! Eat delicious foods with the city as the backdrop while you watch an absolutely fabulous show. Join Mistress of Ceremonies, Brittany Lynn and other drag performers for an afternoon of fun entertainment. | 11am-2pm. $35. Sky Philadelphia, 1717 Arch St., 50th Floor. skybrunch.ticketleap.com

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Music | Juilliard Quartet

Let’s get classical with the Juilliard Quartet. Performing for its 70th anniversary, the ever-evolving group is considered one of America’s greatest string quartets. | 3-5pm. Prices vary. The Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St. kimmelcenter.org

MONDAY, JANUARY 15

Arts & Crafts | Paint, Sip and Chill

Come uncork your creative side, and decorate your own wine glass. Enjoy drinks and light bites while you work. No experience necessary, an instructor will be there to help! | 7pm. $30. Bleu Martini, 24 S 2nd St. drinkablearts.com/event

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Movie Monday | "It"

Be forewarned, this is not about your friendly Bozo the clown. Get your fill of  chills and thrills with “It.” Dab on some clown makeup and pop on that red nose, because all those who dress up as a character from the 2017 movie will receive a free beer. The film starts at 8pm, but come before 7pm and get a free beer and play classic games. After the movie there will be trivia, prizes and raffles. Enjoy drink specials and food. | 6:30 doors open. $3. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. thetroc.com

Food | Butter and Ghee with Alex Jones

Wish you could churn your own butter? Learn how to make cultured butter, ghee and crème fraîche with this class taught by cheesemonger and food writer Alex Jones. Try your creations at the end of the class, and leave with recipes to make more at home. | 6-8pm. $15. Free Library of Philadelphia Culinary Literacy Center, 1901 Vine St. eventbrite.com/notavailable

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Music | Fetty Wap

Unwind after a long day of work, and chill out to American rapper Fetty Wap. Who says you can’t go out on a Monday night? | 8-11pm. Prices vary. TLA, 334 South St. venue.tlaphilly.com

Music | The Philadelphia Orchestra's Annual MLK Tribute Concert

Join The Philadelphia Orchestra as they play out the remaining hours of the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service, the largest King Day of Service event in the country. Listen to uplifting pieces interwoven with Dr. King’s words. Come together as a city through music. | 1:30-3pm. Free, but ticket required. Girard College, 2101 S College Ave. philorch.org/concert  

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16

Games | Harry Potter (Book) Trivia

Would you have aced your OWLS? Be a Hermione Grainger, and show off your book knowledge at this Harry Potter themed trivia. Get the wands on the ready for five rounds of questions based on the book series. | 8-10pm. Free. The Callback Bar at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St. eventbrite.com/e

Theater | ‘Les Miserables’

Whether you are “On [your] Own” or with a group, come watch the acclaimed musical at the Kimmel Center. Running through Jan. 21, this show about the failed uprising prior to the French Revolution, will make you wish they were staying for a least “One Day More.” | 7:30pm. Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 300 S. Broad St.kimmelcenter.org/events-and-tickets  

Comedy | Open Mic Night!

Think you have the funny bone? Sign up, and perform a short set! If you think your presence is best served from the audience, come and watch some great Philly comics. Just be warned, laughter is imminent. | 8pm. $5. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. philadelphia.heliumcomedy.com/home

Art | First Person Arts StorySlam

Got five minutes? Tell your story at this StorySlam competition. Get access to others’ inner selves by listening to their tales. Winner gets $100 and the chance to compete in the season finale Grand Slam. | 7pm. $10 general, $7 member. FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd. fringearts.com/event

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17

Theater | Mary Shelley

You know “Frankenstein,” but do you know Mary Shelley? Come watch a solo performance of her last days. | 6:30-8pm. $25, general admission. The Rosenbach, 2008-2010 Delancey Pl. rosenbach.org/events

Health | Urban Village Northern Liberties Run

Let’s get a leg up on those New Year’s resolutions — for real! Go for a 3-5 mile community run for all ages, paces, and abilities. Once you finish, settle down with a complimentary beer — hey, accomplishments deserve rewards! | 6:30-9:30pm. Free. Urban Village Brewing Company, 1001 N. 2nd St. urbanvillagebrewing.com

Storytelling | Tell Me A Story

New year, new you. Come hear first-person stories on the theme of renewal. Tell Me A Story is a bi-monthly series, and Philadelphia's longest-running live storytelling show. | 7-9pm. $10. Shot Tower Coffee, 542 Christian St. tellmeastory.info/shows

Drinks | Wine 101: Intro to Wine

Wish you had more confidence when picking a bottle of wine at dinner? Want to have a greater appreciation for one of the finer things in life? Come learn the basics as well as about the Wine School of Philadelphia during this introductory class. For this beginner class, learn about eight of the most important wine grapes. Learn, taste, and savor. | 7:30-9:30pm. Price varies. Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd St. vinology.com/class/101/

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Food | Soup Cook-Off

Baby, it’s cold outside! So what better way to warm up than with a nice bowl of soup? Bring your favorite homemade soup, stew, or chili to the library, and vote on the best dishes. | 6:30-7:30pm. Free, Registration is required. Philadelphia City Institute Free Library, 1905 Locust St. freelibrary.org

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