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If you like art and the environment, you’ll love Global Warming at the Icebox, an exhibition of thoughtful and thought-provoking sculptures created to raise public awareness of climate change. Now thru Nov. 15 at the Icebox Gallery—a cool locale for such a hot topic—15 talented artists come together from Canada, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Taiwan, Puerto Rico and the United States to offer their avant-garde take on the current environmental dilemma. Innovative works incorporate pipes, golf carts and other found objects. A video demonstration of Québec native Andrew Chartier’s “Dioxigrapher” shows how the mobile sculpture checks car mufflers for carbon dioxide emissions, visually twisting the imagination and expanding the possibilities of practical devices. And the fun doesn’t stop there. Miguel Luciano’s representation of the threatened Puerto Rican tree frog operates as a mechanical kids’ ride, and Yi-Chuan Chen’s real-life “Shower” of acid rain pours down with a metallic flourish. Bring your poncho—and a thirst for global change. Noon-6 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, noon-9 p.m. Nov. 13. Crane Arts Building, 1400 N. American St., Philadelphia. Call (215) 413-9126 or visit philasculptors.org. —Shannon Hallamyer

Treasure Hunt

More than 30 regional dealers will come out of the (custom) woodwork Nov. 22-23 for the annual Main Line Antiques Show. This year’s showcase features 20th-century fine arts, 18th- and 19th-century American and English furniture, Chinese export porcelain, estate jewelry, fine silver and more. The event’s “Invest in the Past, Save the Future” theme advocates the use of vintage valuables to spruce up living spaces. Antiques Roadshow’s Nick Vandekar, a ceramics expert, will lead booth tours at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. both days. The show benefits the Berwyn-based Surrey Services for Seniors. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $8. Valley Forge Military Academy & College, Mellon Hall, 1001 Eagle Road, Wayne. Call (610) 647-8632 or visit mlas.org. —S.H.

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Playing the Field

Villanova Theatre’s Le Dindon (An Absolute Turkey) should be anything but what its title suggests. Running Nov. 11-23, Georges Feydeau’s play follows 20 compelling characters as they lie, flirt, dream, scheme, make-up and break-up. Seamlessly incorporating I Love Lucy-style plot complications and classic 1930s film fashion, director Harriet Power makes the farce fly while also capturing some tenderly human moments. $7/students, $20-$22/seniors, $22-$24/adults. Vasey Hall, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Ave., Villanova. Call (610) 519-7474 or visit theatre.villanova.edu. —Kimberly Marini

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