There's no cover, but part of the proceeds from beer and wine sales and money raised by the raffle will be donated to Amnesty International. Festivities will run from 8 p.m. to midnight. Moravian Court is behind the White Dog Cafe, 3420 Sansom St. Phone: 386-9224.
WARM UP THE STETHOSCOPE. And dust off your medical fantasies, for the Philadelphia Art Alliance's "Play Doctor Dance Party" tomorrow night. Just come dressed as your favorite hospital character - patient, doctor, nurse, candy-striper, whatever. Prizes include - yes, really - an absolutely free nose job (done by no less than Dr. Julius Newman - "Dr. Nose" - himself). Admission is $10. The fun begins at 9 p.m. at the Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th St. Phone: 545-4302.
FOOLS RUSH IN. There will be a new band showcase at J.C. Dobbs Wednesday, featuring Fool's Paradise, Zoo Boys, Sinclair and Bunji Tones. Show starts at 9:30 p.m. Cover is $4. And, for those of you who appreciate felicitous double bills, you can catch Serial Killers, Bulemia Banquet and L 7 there on Monday. Show begins 10 p.m., cover is $4. Phone: 928-1943.
NO MAP NEEDED. It's a fund-raising event for MAPP - that's Musicians,
Artists, Poets and Performers - but it shouldn't be that hard to find. The place is Nick's American Cafe, 613 S. Fourth St.; the time is 7 p.m. tomorrow. And the performers will include Reesa, A.O.K., Bad Actors, Narcissus, Rudi and the Living Dolls. Cover is $4. Phone: 629-0565.
A LAUGH A MINUTE. Well, just about. That's if you figure how many comedy
clubs you could visit in the area these days. Two new ones just hit the list - University City Comedy Club at Billy Bobs, 4000 Spruce St., and Adam's Apple Comedy Club at 935 South St., Reading. Both are operated by Paul J. Solari. Both are open Friday and Saturday with shows at 9:45 p.m. You can see Jeff Pirrami, Frank Barnett and Joey Novick at University City; Keith Robinson, Joe Netherwood, Solari and Leopold & Davies (tomorrow only) in Reading. Phone 387-9523 for information for University City, 373-7929 for Reading.
CHURNING OUT THE FOLKS. A new coffeehouse, the Folk Factory, will open tonight at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Restoration at Stenton Avenue and Gorgas Lane, Mount Airy. Featured will be Kim and Reggie Harris. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., music begins at 8:30 p.m. Donation is $5; children under 12, free. Phone: 842-3059.
THAT'S WRIGHT. Comedian Steven Wright, veteran of The Tonight Show and Late Night With David Letterman, will give a single performance at Wilmington's Grand Opera House, 818 Market Street Mall, at 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets are $17 and can be purchased at the box office or through a Teletron outlet. Phone: 302-652-5577.
SURF'S UP. Where? At Revival, of all places - and it's all because of Marty Wilson Piper, who will be putting on a rare solo performance there tonight. The Australian performer is pictured in promotional material on his surfboard; no word whether he'll ride it into the club. Admission is $8 for members, $10 for guests. Tomorrow you can catch a fashion show with clothes from Xog, Zipperhead and Urban Guerilla, modeled to music by Scram! $6 members, $8 guests. Doors open at 10 p.m., music starts at 11 p.m. Revival is at 22 S. Third St. Phone: 627-4825.
THEY ARE THE WORLD. Rodger Collins of WXPN's "World Rhythms" program, hosts an evening of blues, zydeco, soukous, juju, salsa and other international dance music tonight at the RUBA Hall, 414 Green St., in Northern Liberties. Music starts at 9 p.m. Admission is $2. Phone: 848-2171. For information about another world-music dance party - this one Sunday at Bacchanal - see Tom Moon's Pop/rock column on Page 28.
If world rhythms aren't your beat, hop on down Wednesday night to Pulsations' Tri-State Country Music Festival, where you can get a free country dance lesson, listen to the sounds of Buckshot (a musical group) and munch on country-style fare. The festival starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. Pulsations is on Route 1 in Glen Mills. Phone: 459-4140.