Going Out Guide for Montgomery County, Feb. 20-26, 2014

February 19
THU 20

Robin and Linda Williams The songwriting duo performs Americana, bluegrass, country and folk. 7:30 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. $25.

The Lomax Project Banjo player Jayme Stone, singer-fiddler Bruce Molsky, guitarist Julian Lage and singer-guitarist Margaret Glaspy play traditional bluegrass, blues and Americana. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $28.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: Sci-Fi Spectacular Led by conductor Jack Everly, the BSO performs music from “Star Trek,” “E.T.,” “Star Wars” and more, with narration from George Takei. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 410-783-8000. www.strathmore.org. $37-$104.

Curren$y The New Orleans rapper performs. With Ty Dolla $ign and DB Bantino. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $45.50-$65.50.

“The Yeomen of the Guard” The Victorian Lyric Opera Company performs Gilbert and Sullivan’s musical about a jester who loses his love to a colonel. Opens Thursday at 8 p.m., continues Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Sunday show features backstage tours and a special craft activity for kids at 12:45 p.m. and a post-show talk-back session with cast and crew. Through March 2. Rockville Civic Center Park, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8690. www.vloc.org. $24, seniors $20, students $16. Thursday preview $20.

FRI 21

“Superior Donuts” An unlikely friendship forms between a shop owner and his young employee in this comedy-drama by Tracy Letts. Opens Friday at 8 p.m., continues Saturday at 8 p.m. Through March 15. Silver Spring Stage, 10145 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-593-6036. www.ssstage.org. $20, seniors and students $18.

Joe Louis Walker The Blues Hall of Fame inductee plays a CD release party for his new album, “Hornet’s Nest.” 8 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $20.

Josh Turner One of the youngest members of the Grand Ole Opry, Turner plays country hits from his debut album “Long Black Train,” and his latest album, “Punching Bag.” With Ruthie & the Wranglers. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $29-$79.

Gordana Gerskovic, Washington Wax Works, William Peirce Experimental photography, encaustics and wood vessels are displayed through Friday. Glenview Mansion, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8682. www.rockvillemd.gov. Free.

SAT 22

“Rumpelstiltskin” Mike Kenny’s adaptation of the fairy tale includes poetry, movement and original music performed live by a fiddle player. Suggested for ages 5-10. Saturday at 11 a.m., 1:30 and 4 p.m., Sunday at 1:30 and 4 p.m. Through March 16. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301-280-1660. www.imaginationstage.org. $10-$35.

“How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying!” The musical follows a man as he ascends the corporate ladder. Thursday-Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., closes Sunday at 2 p.m. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400. www.olneytheatre.org. $31-$63.50.

Brian Ganz: Chopin Project The pianist continues his multi-year project of performing every piece Chopin ever wrote for the piano. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $35-$55.

LeeSaar the Company In “Princess Crocodile,” dancers from the Israeli company depict the transition from girl to woman. Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. American Dance Institute, 1570 E. Jefferson St., Rockville. 301-984-3003. www.americandance.org. $30, seniors $20, students $15.

The Soul Crackers with Tommy Lepson Singer Lepson leads the Washington Area Music Award-winning blues band. 8 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $10.

SUN 23

“A Little Night Music” The Damascus Theatre Company mounts Stephen Sondheim’s romantic musical comedy. Thursday-Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday-Sunday at 2 p.m. Closes Sunday. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394. www.gaithersburgmd.gov/artsbarn. $18, Gaithersburg residents $16.

Flute Raman Flutist Raman Kalyan, an internationally known performer in the Carnatic style, will be accompanied by drummer Vijay G. Gopalakrishnan for a program of Indian music as part of the Master of Music series. The concert begins with an informal interview led by artistic director Jeffrey Chappell. 3:30 p.m. Sandy Spring Museum, 17901 Bentley Rd., Sandy Spring. 301-774-0022. www.sandyspring
museum.org
. $23, students $8.

The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra featuring New York Voices The vocal ensemble and classic big band join up, sharing 18 Grammys among them. 4 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $35-$65.

Fourth annual Excellence in Printmaking exhibition Washington Print Club President Christopher With judges a showcase of prints. Closes Sunday. Washington Printmakers Gallery, 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 301-273-3660. www.washingtonprintmakers.com. Free.

“Hoi Polloi” Curated by printmaker Brian Garner, owner of Litho Shop, this exhibition features works by emerging and established printmakers. Closes Sunday. VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200. www.visartscenter.org. Free.

“Local Legends: An Exhibit of Greek Mythology and Local Sensibilities” Jon Mort’s large-scale graphite drawings depict mythological figures with the faces of local community members. Each is accompanied by a written profile of the model. Closes Sunday. Sandy Spring Museum, 17901 Bentley Rd., Sandy Spring. 301-774-0022. www.sandyspringmuseum.org. Free.

MON 24

“Evidence of Civilization” An exhibition featuring work by Bethesda photographer Michael Borek, D.C. ceramicist Cynthia Deitch, Silver Spring painter Chris Luckman, Bethesda painter Ann Schaefer and Arlington ceramicist Marsha Slater closes Monday. Congregation Har Shalom, Gallery Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Rd., Potomac. 301-299-7087. www.harshalom.org. Free.

TUE 25

Silver Spring ice skating The rink is open daily through March 25. Visit the Web site for schedule and details. Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 1 Veterans Pl., Silver Spring. 301-588-1221. www.silverspringiceskating.com. $8, seniors and children $7.

WED 26

“I and You” A sick girl and a mysterious boy bond over Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” in Lauren Gunderson’s play. Opens Wednesday at 7:45 p.m. Through March 23. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400. www.olneytheatre.org. $38.50-$63.50.

“Spring Awakening” Duncan Sheik’s alt-rock musical about teenage sexuality opens Wednesday at 8 p.m. Through March 2. Montgomery College, Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 240-567-5301. www.montgomerycollege.edu/pac. $10, seniors and students $8.

Pilobolus The dance collective is known for contortionist movements, playfulness and possible nudity and adult themes. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $27-$67.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan

from staff reports

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