Saturday June 13: Sing for freedom, get all dolled up and meet a legend.
FREEDOM IN B FLAT: Kinofilm and the Underground Film Series are proud to show the film “The Singing Revolution.” Take a trip back in time to watch as the people of Estonia rally in public places to sing forbidden patriotic songs. These songs were used to urge their countryman to split from the Soviet Union. The film explores the establishment of Estonian independence through non-violence. Tickets are $10 ($5 for students) and screens at 8 p.m. at the Latvian Society. For more information call 215.922.9798.
GIRLY-GIRL: It’s been a long week and the weather hasn't helped. Find a little "you-time" when you head down to Spa East for girls night out. With makeovers, manicures and pedicures, pole dancing lessons, massages and facials, what’s not to love? Tickets are $35 and the event runs from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. More details can be found by calling 215.829.1009.
LETTERMAN LEGEND: With the most Letterman appearances by any stand-up comedian, Jake Johannsen will entertain the crowds at Helium Comedy Club tonight. The comic has also performed on Leno and Conan multiple times. Tickets are $25 with Johannsen will be performing at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. For tickets, head over to the Helium Web site.
Sunday June 14: Fantastic folk, a white cotton shirt and Aztec dancing.
FIRST NAME FUN: One of the most successful folk groups of all time, Peter, Paul and Mary return to Philadelphia to perform at the Kimmel Center. Known for hits like “Tell It To The Mountain” and “Puff (The Magic Dragon),” Peter, Paul and Mary are sure to please everyone, no matter the age. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. show run between $38 and $75. Call 215.893.1999 for more details.
HEY THERE PHILLY: Get your pop rock on when you head down to the TLA to see the Plain White T’s. Best known for their moody hit “Hey There Delilah,” the Plain White T’s will hit the stage at 6 p.m. Tickets are $16 in advance and $18 at the door. Head to the Live Nation Web site to order.
MESOAMERICAN MANIA: The lost civilization of the Aztecs will be shown through the ‘Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac: Aztec Dance’ event tonight at 8 p.m. at the Philadelphia Society for Art, Literature and Music (PSALM). Meaning ‘school of blood moving in the heart’, the culture of the Aztecs is widely unknown since the destruction of their civilization. Tickets are $10 and can be bought online at the PSALM Web site.