“The Body Beautiful” Works by Baltimore painter Jessica Damen are inspired by fairy tales, nursery rhymes and myths. Through Friday. Capitol Arts Network, 12276 Wilkins Ave., Rockville. 301-661-7590. www.capitolartsnetwork.com. Free.
Elikeh Afropop Band In 2012, this band won the Wammie for Best World Music Album. With Djesben, a trio of multi-instrumentalists. 7:30 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $15.
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Jun Märkl conducts the orchestra, which is joined by cellist Johannes Moser, in a performance of Brahms’s Symphony No. 3 and Hungarian Dance No. 5, Dvorak’s “Serenade for Strings” and Tchaikovsky’s “Variations on a Rococo Theme.” 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org, www.bsomusic.org. $31-$94.
“Cabaret Macabre IV” Happenstance Theater returns with another round of dark Victorian vignettes. The show opens Friday at 8 p.m. and continues Saturday and Monday-Wednesday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Through Nov. 10. Round House Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 240-644-1100. www.roundhousetheatre.org. $20, seniors and age 30 and younger $15.
“The Iceman Cometh” Quotidian Theatre stages Eugene O’Neill’s play about barflies who get a rude awakening. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Through Nov. 24. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. 301-654-8664. www.quotidiantheatre.org. $30, seniors and students $25.
“From Here to There” Imagination Stage brings back the production, which is aimed at ages 2-5 and incorporates free play, originally created by Tell Tale Hearts Children’s Touring Theatre Company. Opens Friday at 10:30 and 11:45 a.m., continues Saturday-Sunday and Tuesday-Wednesday at 10:30 and 11:45 a.m. Through Nov. 24. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301-280-1660. www.imaginationstage.org. $10-$12.
“Gasland, Part I” Watch a screening of Josh Fox’s 2010 documentary about the pursuit of natural gas and the impact of the drilling technology “fracking” on individuals and the environment. 7:30-10 p.m. Community Room, Buffington Building, 3300 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-570-0923. www.meaningfulmoviesolney.com. Free.
Maurice Steger Trio The group, made up of Maurice Steger on recorder, baroque cellist Phoebe Carrai and Ignacio Prego on harpsichord, performs works by Italian baroque masters including Vivaldi, Scarlatti and Carelli. 7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $30.
“War of the Worlds” and “When Welles Collide” Sandy Spring Theatre Group presents the end-of-the-world radio show and a similar 15-minute play with modern spin. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394. www.gaithersburgmd.gov/artsbarn. $16, Gaithersburg residents $14, students $9.
Art Sherrod Jr. This jazz saxophonist plays alto, tenor and soprano saxophone. With Ann Nesby, a singer of gospel, dance music and R&B. 8 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $30.
Julie Fowlis This Scottish singer-songwriter sang two songs in the Disney Pixar movie “Brave.” Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. $32.
Yuja Wang The world-renowned Beijing-born pianist and Deutsche Grammophon recording artist performs works by Albeniz, Granados and Liszt. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 202-785-9727. www.strathmore.org. $35-$80.
F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Robert Olen Butler will be honored with the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Award for Outstanding Achievement in American Literature at the 17th annual event, featuring screenings of the 1949 and 1974 film versions of “The Great Gatsby” followed by a panel discussion, writing workshops and a tour of Fitzgerald’s haunts in Rockville led by local historian Mary A. van Balgooy. R. Clifton Spargo, author of “Beautiful Fools, The Last Affair of Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald,” will be the special guest. 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 301-309-9461. www.montgomerycollege.edu/
fsfitzgeraldconference . $40, registration required.
Cello Recital Zuill Bailey performs works by Schumann with accompaniment by pianist Navah Perlman. Presented by the National Philharmonic. 3:30 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $28-$48, children free.
National Philharmonic Piotr Gajewski conducts the orchestra in Brahms’s “Tragic Overture” and Symphony No. 1 and Schumann’s Cello Concerto with cellist Zuill Bailey. Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $28-$84, children free.
Ben Rector “The Walking in Between,” Rector’s latest album, was released in August. With Tyrone Wells. 8:30 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $20.
Trio Caliente This D.C.-based group has been performing a combination of flamenco, Brazilian jazz and pop music since 2003. 7:30 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $12.
Noir City Triple Feature AFI’s Film Noir series continues with a triple-feature screening of “Strange Impersonation,” “The Hoodlum” and “High Tide.” 5:15 p.m. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6720. www.afi.com/silver. $9, children $7.
“The Power of Color” The brand-new art gallery at Congregation Har Shalom opened with an exhibit of acrylic paintings by Alexandria artist Ana Elisa Benavent, blown glass by Bethesda artist Jane Callen, fiber art by Floris Flam of Bethesda and photography by Richard Paul Weiblinger of Laurel. Closes Monday. Congregation Har Shalom, Gallery Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Rd., Potomac. 301-299-7087. www.harshalom.org. Free.
We Came As Romans The Detroit-based group released its latest album, “Tracing Back Roots,” in July. With Silverstein, on tour to promote its latest album, “This Is How the Wind Shifts.” 6:30 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $20.
Jeremiah Stermer This self-taught local artist has been painting for more than 50 years. His paintings are on exhibit through Wednesday. Marin-Price Galleries, 7022 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-718-0622. www.marin-pricegalleries.com. Free.
Comedy & Magic Society Magic, sleight of hand and interactive fun with magicians Mark Phillips, Bob Sheets, Barry Wood and Brian Curry. 8 p.m. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394. www.gaithersburgmd.gov/artsbarn. $15, residents $12.
Zombie Fun Run It’s time for the annual 5K walk/run through the Kentlands. There will be prizes for scariest Halloween costumes. 6:30 p.m. Fleet Feet Sports Gaithersburg, 255 Kentlands Blvd., Gaithersburg. 301-926-6442. www.fleetfeetgaithersburg.com. Free.
Voice The female a cappella trio from London performs sacred and secular songs from medieval times to the 21st century and folk songs from around the world on its first U.S. tour. 7 and 9:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $28.
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