Square Peg Opens
What: Matt Levin woos with diner-inspired grub like cheese steak pot pie and Korean fried chicken; milk shakes spiked with booze and all-day breakfast tempt, too.
Why: After getting hooked on his pierogies at Adsum, we’d follow him anywhere.
When: Mon.-Thurs. & Sun., 4:30-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 4:30 p.m.-midnight. Lunch begins Apr. 5.
Where: 929 Walnut St. (215-413-3600).
The Philadelphia Seder
What: Watch performances that range from gospel to spoken word, while munching on matzo at the nonreligious dinner.
Why: All denominations are welcome.
When: Sun., 6-9 p.m.
Where: WHYY, 150 N. Sixth St., Independence Mall W. Info at 215-545-4400. Tickets ($75) at 215-446-3021, online at gershmany.org, or at the door ($85).
Philadelphia Yarnbombing 101
What: Jessie Hemmons, a.k.a. Ishknits, encases a living room’s worth of furniture in color-block yarn designs.
Why: You don’t have to wait for her guerilla-style art to pop up on the street.
When: Thru May 11. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Art Gallery at City Hall, Broad St., at Market St., rm. 116 (215-686-9912).
Curse of the Starving Class
What: Produced more than 30 years ago, the dark comedy of a family fending off debt collectors still resonates.
Why: The lamb deserves an award for cutest extra ever.
When: Thru Apr. 8. Thurs., 7:30 p.m.; Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 & 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 & 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad St. Tickets ($28-$56) at 215-546-7824 or online at ticketing.theatrealliance.org.
Photo: Jason Varney / Courtesy of Square Peg