Cool moves

New York's Liz Gerring Dance Company performs Gerring's large-scale, complex Glacier, set to music by Michael J. Schumacher, at Bryn Mawr College's Goodhart Hall, 101 N. Merion Ave., Bryn Mawr. Time: 8 p.m. Tickets: $20; $18 seniors; $10 students; $5 under 12. Information: 610-526-5210 or


Show time

SmokeyScout Productions' pop-up performing arts series Nice and Fresh finishes its inaugural season with a show featuring dance by Megan Mazarick and Les Rivera; John Rosenberg's family drama Cana of Galilee, with Robert Stineman and Ellie Ruttenberg; Josh McIlvain's monologue Conversion, performed by Langston Darby; and aerialists Kendra Greaves and Cole Della Zucca. The show goes on at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, Greene and West Rittenhouse Streets. Times: 8 p.m. Friday, 6 and 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $7. Information: 917-528-0322 or


Pretty polar

Though lately it's seemed mostly vexatious, winter can bring beauty (really!). Here's a reminder: In an exhibition called "Frost," artists Amie Potsic and Nancy Agati delve into the meaning of the snowy season in photography, installations, and mixed media. The show, which runs until April 18, holds an artists' reception at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagys Mill Rd. Time: 4 p.m. Admission is free. Information: 215-482-7300 or


Dance music

The Metropolitan Ballet Company, with accompaniment by student ensembles from the Settlement Music School, performs works by Tommie-Waheed Evans, Kanji Segawa, and Sarah Mettin at the William Penn Charter School, 3000 W. School House Lane. Time: 7 p.m. Tickets: $18. Information: 215-663-1665 or


It's magic

New-breed magician Justin Willman is a busy guy, from his monthly gigs in the back room of L.A.'s trendy comic-book shop Meltdown to his hosting of Food Network's Cupcake Wars (sweet!) to constant touring with his trickery. He brings his not-for-kids show, with musical guest Bushwalla, to Johnny Brenda's, 1201 N. Frankford Ave. Tickets: $15. Time: 7:30 p.m. Information: 215-739-9684 or