5 Can’t-Miss Events Happening in February Around the Main Line Region

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Photo by Chad Windham

EDITOR’S PICK

February 16

Joshua Ray Walker at MilkBoy Philadelphia

The son of truck driver whose grandfather turned him on to authentic country music as a child, Joshua Ray Walker is the real deal. The Dallas native delivers his acclaimed blue-collar narratives with a high-lonesome croon and an occasional otherworldly yodel that will make your spine tingle. Visit milkboyphilly.com

—Hobart Rowland

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Photo courtesy of CCAA

Thru February 2

Cracked to Creation: Healing Power of Intuitive Art at Chester County Art Association

A former loan officer and recovering addict, Berwyn’s JP Weber documents his journey out of darkness in the brilliantly colored Cracked to Creation: Healing Power of Intuitive Art. Visit chestercountyarts.org

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Photo courtesy of Forge Theatre

February 25–26, March 4–6 and 11–13

Dearly Departed at Forge Theatre

The Phoenixville theater company takes on the tale of the backwoods Turpin family and the tragi-comic struggles prompted by the passing of the man of the house. Visit forgetheatre.org

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Thru March 31

Deconstructing Bowie: Freedom in Eccentricity at the National Liberty Museum

David Bowie had a special relationship with Philadelphia, from his classic live shows at the Tower Theater and the Spectrum to the recording of 1975’s groundbreaking Young Americans album at the legendary Sigma Sound Studios. With more than 70 original works by 38 international artists, Deconstructing Bowie spotlights the multifaceted superstar’s influence on others while also celebrating his ties to our region. Visit libertymuseum.org

February 12

Boris at Bryn Mawr Film Institute

BMFI’s 1 p.m. screening of a live performance of this culturally charged Dmitry Krymov stunner filmed at the Museum of Moscow is the perfect warmup to the April run of the esteemed director’s production of The Cherry Orchard at the Wilma Theater in Philadelphia. Even better, BFMI members get a 25 percent discount on tickets to the Wilma’s spring show. Visit brynmawrfilm.org

Related: Here’s What to Do Around the Main Line Area This Weekend

Our Best of the Main Line Elimination Ballot is open through February 22!