Tonight Picks: Live Music Across The City, Pennsylvania Ballet Debuts Don Quixote And More

This Thursday night in Philadelphia is chock-full of entertainment with happy hour, live music, performances and much more.

The official start to the weekend may be tomorrow night, but the city is full to the brim with post-work happenings all over tonight.

For music fans, there are plenty of places to rock out to live music in Philly tonight including concerts at The Fillmore and the TLA on South Street. And for performing arts fans, the Pennsylvania Ballet debuts Don Quixote tonight at the Academy of Music.

Also tonight, both the Penn Museum and University City’s Wistar Institute host after work happy hours with flowing drinks and educational events.

Our top picks for tonight, below.

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Don Quixote

Tonight, the Pennsylvania Ballet premieres a brand-new staging of Don Quixote, a classic ballet with a comedic storyline and Spanish-inspired dance.

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Don Quixote

When:Thursday, March 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street
Cost:$29-$135

www.paballet.org

Mummies and Martinis at the Penn Museum

Mix and mingle amongst the Penn Museum's impressive Egypt gallery for an after-work happy hour starting at 6 p.m. Admission is $9 and includes your first drink.

Mummies and Martinis at the Penn Museum

When:Thursday, March 3, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street
Cost:$9

www.penn.museum

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Starting tonight, the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts welcomes the Dance Theatre of Harlem for a three-day show. The New York-based troupe is known for its one-of-a-kind style that combines modern dance and classic ballet.

Dance Theatre of Harlem

When:Thursday, March 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where:Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut Street
Cost:$30-$75

www.annenbergcenter.org

Sips, Schmooze & Science "Under the Microscope"

University City's Wistar Institute, a non-profit organization that leads the way in biomedical research, hosts an open bar happy hour event tonight featuring science-centric fun like a speed science chat with Wistar's researchers, a look at deadly cells under a microscope and more.

Sips, Schmooze & Science "Under the Microscope"

When:Thursday, March 3, 6-8 p.m.
Where:Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street
Cost:$35

www.wistar.org

PTC@Play

The PTC@Play festival kicks off tonight with new works from Philadelphia Theatre Company. The show features staged readings of plays by locally and nationally renowned writers.

PTC@Play

When:Thursday, March 3, 6:30 p.m.
Where:Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad Street
Cost:Free

www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org

Temple Men's Basketball vs. Memphis

Temple Owls' men's basketball takes on the University of Memphis in a nail-biting game at the Liacouras Center. Tonight's game is slated to start at 7 p.m.

Temple Men's Basketball vs. Memphis

When:Thursday, March 3, 7 p.m.
Where:The Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad Street
Cost:$15-$35

www.liacourascenter.com

Think, Create, Inspire Theatre Festival

Tonight, the Think, Create, Inspire Theatre Festival debuts at the Venice Island Performing Arts Center in Manayunk. The festival celebrates performance art and storytelling with a variety of shows throughout the weekend including In the Words of the Dismissed, a short play, tonight at 7 p.m. and My Sister's Keeper tonight at 8 p.m.

Think, Create, Inspire Theatre Festival

When:Thursday, March 3, 6-10 p.m.
Where:Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center, 7 Lock Street
Cost:$10

www.scharliproductions.com

Live Music Tonight

Slayer at the Fillmore; Excision at the Electric Factory and Migos Dab Tour at the TLA.

Live Music Tonight

When:All shows are tonight, March 3
Cost:Ticket prices vary and are subject to availability

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