“March Avery” The work of March Avery, daughter of artist Milton Avery , is most commonly characterized by the use of humor in everyday life. Through Jan. 31. Marin-Price Galleries, 7022 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-718-0622. www.marin-pricegalleries.com. Free.
Gallery B 2013 exhibit A group show of abstract art in different media by artists Patricia Affens, Ceci Cole McInturff, Alice Kresse, Maya Ormsby and Susan Tibolla Gray kicks off the gallery’s year of exhibitions. Opening reception at 6 p.m. Through Feb. 2. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda 301-215-7990. www.bethesda.org. Free.
“A Commedia Romeo and Juliet” Faction of Fools Theatre Company presents its commedia dell’arte version of Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy, whittled down to one hour and five actors. Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m. Through Jan. 26. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394. www.factionoffools.org. $22, Gaithersburg residents $20, students $9.
A Fiddler’s Feast: Fraser, Haas, Ungar, Mason and Powell The Storied Strings series continues with a traditional folk concert by Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser, cellist Natalie Haas, singer and instrumentalist Dirk Powell, and fiddlers Jay Ungar and Molly Mason. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $18-$42.
“Sweet Potato Pie and Such” Storyteller Queen Nur entertains children with multicultural tales such as the “Little Red Riding Hood” parody “Ruth Oree’s Sweet Potato Pie.” For ages 5 and older. 11 a.m. Montgomery College, Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 240-567-5301. www.montgomerycollege.edu/pac. $7, seniors and students $6.
“Alexander Nevsky” The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Choral Arts Society provide live accompaniment to a screening of Eisenstein’s film, scored by Prokofiev. A pre-concert lecture will be delivered by Jason McCool of the Levine School of Music at 7 p.m. in Room 309 of the Education Center. Concert at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 202-686-8000, Ext. 1547. www.strathmore.org. www.bsomusic.org. $31-$91, advance registration suggested.
“Cinderella” Olney Theatre’s version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s fairy tale musical has been extended by popular demand. Thursday-Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday-Sunday at 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. Closes Sunday. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400. www.olneytheatre.org. $44-$54.
Woodwinds benefit concert A performance by the Georgetown Quintet will benefit MobileMed, an organization that provides health care to low-income and uninsured county residents. The program will feature Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf,” narrated by Seth Kibel, and works by Hindemith, Farkas and Bernstein. 3 p.m. Temple Emanuel, 10101 Connecticut Ave., Kensington. 301-897-3468. www.georgetownquintet.com. $18, families $36.
“I Am Passing Through a Phase: I’m Changing to a Word” Three recent graduates of the Maryland Institute College of Art display their abstract works. Heather Day adds layers of fabrics to her architecture-inspired paintings; Joseph C. Parra deconstructs portraits combining printing, drawing, painting and sanding; and Theo Willis plays with the construction of a painting by cutting and layering canvas. An opening reception Sunday at 6:30 p.m. features live music by Blackberry Blonde. Exhibit continues through Jan. 27. Adah Rose Gallery, 3766 Howard Ave., Kensington. 301-922-0162. www.adahrosegallery.com. Free.
Washington Jewish Film Festival The 23rd annual multi-venue event, featuring 55 films from 15 countries, continues through Sunday. Although most films will be shown in Washington venues, the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, at 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, is the Montgomery County exception. This week’s offerings include “Bridging Beit Shemesh” (Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m.) and “The Day I Saw Your Heart” (Saturday at 7:30 p.m.). Visit Web site for complete schedule. 800-494-8497. www.wjff.org. $11-$30; festival passes $75, age 30 and younger $30.
“A Rainbow of Personalities and Thoughts” Jessica Hopkins’s paintings focus on identity. Through Jan. 31. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. Free.
Rockville Town Square’s ice rink Montgomery County’s largest ice rink offers skate rentals, lessons and season passes. Thursday noon-10 p.m., Friday noon-11 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday-Wednesday noon-10 p.m. Through March 13. Rockville Town Square, between Rockville Pike, East Middle Lane, North Washington Street and Beall Avenue, Rockville. www.rockvilletownsquare.com. $8, age 12 and younger $7, skate rentals $3.
Deborah Bond The D.C. soul singer debuts her new single, “Constant,” commissioned by Strathmore for its artist-in-residence series. Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., through Jan. 30. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $15.
— Compiled by Carrie Donovan from staff reports