Prince George’s and Southern Maryland Going Out Guide, May 8-14, 2014


Southern Maryland’s own, Sara Gray, will perform a free outdoor concert as part of the Sunset Concert Festivalon Friday in Waldorf. (Kristie Boyd/Kristie Boyd)
May 7
THU 08

“Sounds Like Etta” R&B and jazz vocalist Etta Duren performs hits by Martha Reeves, Gladys Knight, Etta James and more in this concert for people age 60 and older. Noon. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-377-7800. arts.pgparks.com. $12.

Wine tasting and silent auction KidsPeace hosts the ninth annual event featuring wine samplings and a silent auction to raise funds for local foster care programs. 6-9 p.m. Total Wine & More, 3321 Corridor Marketplace, Laurel. 301-617-8507. www.kidspeace.org. Free, donations welcome.

Bowie Baysox vs. New Britain Rock Cats The Baysox will celebrate Charlie Chaplin’s 125th birthday with a mustache contest and specials. 6:35 p.m., series continues through Sunday. Bowie Baysox Stadium, 4101 NE Crain Hwy., Bowie. 301-653-6139. www.baysox.com. $7-$17.

“Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” Anna Deavere Smith’s play explores racial tension in Los Angeles after the Rodney King assault trial. Thursday-Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Kogod Theatre, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. claricesmithcenter.umd.edu. $25, seniors $20, students $10.

FRI 09

“Habeas Corpus” Alan Bennett’s satire features mistaken identity and sexual escapades. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., May 18 and 25 at 2 p.m., through May 31. Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway, Greenbelt. 301-441-8770. www.greenbeltartscenter.org. $17, seniors and students $14, age 12 and younger $12.

“Caps for Sale” and “The Three Billy Goats Gruff” The two children’s classics are spun together in this musical puppet show. 10:15 a.m. and noon. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. arts.pgparks.com. $6.

Uncle Jack Band The funk/disco band kicks off the Outback Steakhouse Summer Jam Series, which will include a moon bounce, face-painting and other children’s activities. 6:30-8:30 p.m., the second Friday of each month. Hyattsville Municipal Building, 4310 Gallatin St., Hyattsville. 301-985-5020. www.hyattsville.org/145/summer-jam-series. Free.

Sara Gray The local singer performs in an outdoor concert as part of the Sunset Concert Festival. 7 p.m. O’Donnell Lake Restaurant Park, St. Patrick’s Drive and Smallwood Drive West, Waldorf. www.stcharlesmd.com. Free.

“Led Zeppelin Played Here” Filmmaker Jeff Krulik examines the local legend about Led Zeppelin performing for a group of teenagers in the gym of the Wheaton Youth Center in 1969. 7:30 p.m. Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Rd., College Park. 301-927-3013. www.cpae.org. Free.

“The Secret History of Love” Sean Dorsey Dance stages this oral history dance piece, which offers a look at transgender love through real-life stories of those in the LGBT community. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m. Joe’s Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd., Mount Rainier. 301-699-1819. www.joesmovement.org. $22, seniors $17, college students $10, children $8.

Walt Michael The singer performs folk, bluegrass and Celtic music on his hammered dulcimer and other instruments. 8 p.m. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-377-7800. arts.pgparks.com. $25, seniors $22.50.

SAT 10

Greenbelt Green Man Festival The 10th annual environmental fair will celebrate butterflies and other pollinators. The family-friendly festival will feature music from local bands, a drum circle, vendors and artisans, face-painting, crafts, food and more. Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Roosevelt Center, Crescent Road and Southway, Greenbelt. 202-664-7572. www.greenbeltgreenmanfestival.org. Free.

Marlborough Day The annual street festival will commemorate the War of 1812 with reenactments, music, dance and martial arts performances, vendors, a moon bounce, a book sale, a live animal show, crafts and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Prince George’s County Administration Building, Historic Upper Marlboro, Main Street near the County Administration Building, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Dr., Upper Marlboro. 301-952-9575. www.marlboroughday.org. Free.

Calvert Arts Festival Celebrating its seventh year, the annual festival features live entertainment, local artisans, wine tasting, children’s crafts, raffles and more. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. All Saints Episcopal Church, 100 Lower Marlboro Rd., Sunderland. 410-257-6306. 410-257-6306. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/428158. Free, tasting glass $15.

Gateway Arts District open studio tour Meet artists and tour their studios and galleries during the 10th annual event. After the tour, enjoy an opening reception for three exhibitions. Tours noon-5 p.m., reception
5-8 p.m. Gateway Arts District, 34th Street and Rhode Island Avenue, North Brentwood. 301-864-3860. www.gatewayopenstudios.org. Free.

“From Despair to Hope: A History of South Africa” Filmmaker Phil Portlock screens his documentary about Nelson Mandela, followed by discussion. 2 p.m. Oxon Hill Library, 6200 Oxon Hill Rd., Oxon Hill. 301-839-2400. www.pgcmls.info/node/212. Free.

“Project America’s Next Top Master Artist” This elimination-style exhibition allows fans to vote for their favorite artist to win a $500 prize and solo exhibit at the center. 5 p.m. Brentwood Arts Exchange at Gateway Arts Center, 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood. 301-277-2863. arts.pgparks.com. Free.

“Mexican Revolution” This two-part multimedia program on the Mexican Revolution features popular Mexican songs performed by vocalist Eugenia León and PostClassical Ensemble, as well as a screening of the 1936 film “Redes,” with Silvestre Revueltas’s score performed live by PostClassical. Pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m., concert 7:30 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Dekelboum Concert Hall, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787. www.postclassical.com. $10-$35.

“Fiddler on the Roof” Northern High School’s Patriot Players present the classic tale about a father who tries to maintain his family’s Jewish religious traditions with his five daughters. Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Mary Harrison Cultural Arts Center, 2950 Chaneyville Rd., Owings. 410-257-1519, www.maryharrisoncenter.com. $8, students $6, age 5 and younger $5.

SUN 11

Mother’s Day 5K Families across the region are invited to run or walk through the streets of College Park at this Mother’s Day event. Medals will be given to all finishers, with prizes for top three men and three women. 7 a.m. Hollywood Shopping Center, 9800 Rhode Island Ave., College Park. www.runsignup.com. $20, age 14 and younger $15. Registration required.

D’Amore Duo Oboe player Yeon-jee Sohn and guitarist William Feasley close out the Davies Concert Series with a chamber music concert. 6:30 p.m. Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church, 7400 Temple Hill Rd., Camp Springs. 301-868-0082. www.dmuuc.org/music_daviesconcerts.html. $15, students $5.

MON 12

“Heroes: Gone but Not Forgotten” More than 50 drawings, prints and paintings by Charles White from the 1930s to 1970s are on display. Through May 23. University of Maryland, Cole Student Activities Building, College Park. 301-314-2615. www.driskellcenter.umd.edu. Free.

TUE 13

Waterfront fitness Instructors from WillPower Functional Fitness will host outdoor workout classes for all. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 7-8 p.m., through Sept. 25. National Harbor, 150 National Plaza, National Harbor. 202-747-4686. www.nationalharbor.com. Free.

WED 14

“Insta-Artist: Snap It, Send It, Show It” An exhibit of works taken using smartphones and then edited through phone photo-editing applications. Through June 1. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640. www.annmariegarden.org. $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for youths and free for children 5 and younger.

— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett
from staff reports

Sara Gray

3The local singer performs in an outdoor concert as part of the Sunset Concert Festival. Friday at 7 p.m. O’Donnell Lake Restaurant Park, St. Patrick’s Drive and Smallwood Drive West, Waldorf. www.stcharlesmd.com. Free.

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