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    Nigerian hip-hop singer, Nneka, performing her latest music.

    Becky Shaw: Smash hit Off-Broadway show, Becky Shaw is playing tonight at the Wilma Theatre. A quirky comedy about the errors in love and romance, creator Gina Gionfriddo (After Ashley and writer/producer from Law & Order,) is thrilled about her latest masterpiece. If you miss the show tonight, it has been extended through Sunday based on popular demand. Plus, there are three separate discounts for seniors, students and 20-somethings. Wilma Theatre, 265 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, $22.50-$45, 8 p.m.

    Brave: Dubbed the Evel Knievel of dance, Elizabeth Streb unites dance, acrobatics, extreme sports and Hollywood stunt work together for her latest show, Brave. The “action architect” defies gravity and as she leaves audiences speechless and craving more. Her team participates in a variety of stunts not for the faint of heart to understand. Catch all the action under $50 tonight. Anneberg Center of the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, $28-$48, 8 p.m.

    Nneka: Singer-songwriter Nneka is live tonight at World Café. The Nigerian hip-hop singer has been compared to Lauryn Hill and Erykah Badu based on the soul sound that radiates through her body. Nneka began her career overseas, but has hit the states with style this year and hit song “Heartbeat.” Her lyrics are filled with global issues and she has a strong fan base,  now it’s your turn to see this rising star tonight. World Café Live, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, $15-$17, 9 p.m.