Punk, garage rock, blues, country—Heartless Bastards have had their way with all of it over six albums and 18 years. Helmed by unflappable Ohio native Erika Wennerstrom, the road-tested quartet always shoots from the hip and aims for the heart. Even if their message isn’t always easy to hear, the rewards are ample—especially live. Visit ardmoremusichall.com.
Electronic symphonic music, voice and dance intertwine in this operatic “intra-active” dance show, accentuated by the powerful soprano of Sage DeAgro-Ruopp and dancers from the Koresh Dance Company. Visit koreshdance.org.
For six days, more than 30 artists will take to a 35-mile radius around Wayne for outdoor inspiration in creating original work. Utah-based painter and lecturer Bryan Mark Taylor selects the participants, and contemporary landscape artist Shanna Kunz chooses the winners. All pieces will be on sale May 13–June 24 at Wayne Art Center. Visit waynepleinair.org
Philadelphia-based chocolate sommelier Estelle Tracy and Grace winemaker Andrew Yingst pair up for this exclusive event. Sample four wine-and-chocolate pairings and learn to create your own. Visit 37chocolates.com.
Challenge yourself and your team to a 5K or 10K extreme run at the Plantation Horse Trials field in Coatesville. Prepare to go under, over and through various obstacles along miles of muddy trails. Visit toughmudder.com.
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