Montgomery County, Md., Going Out Guide, July 8-14

Potomac Whitewater Festival at Great Falls. Here, Mike Konschnik, from Silver Spring, Md., flies off the first drop of the course. StaffPhoto imported to Merlin on Sat Jul 14 15:42:02 2007
Potomac Whitewater Festival at Great Falls. Here, Mike Konschnik, from Silver Spring, Md., flies off the first drop of the course. StaffPhoto imported to Merlin on Sat Jul 14 15:42:02 2007 (Preston Keres/the Washington Post)
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Thursday, July 8, 2010

Thu

July 8

THE FILMS OF FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT This is the AFI Silver Theatre's second retrospective honoring the French director. "Day for Night," from 1973, follows a film crew trying to make a movie and features Truffaut himself playing a director (Thursday at 4:30 p.m.). "Two English Girls," from 1971, is his adaptation of a Henri-Pierre Roché novel about the lifelong love triangle between a man and two sisters (Saturday-Sunday at 6:20 p.m.). Through Sept. 6. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6720. http://www.afi.com/silver. $10, seniors $9.

CATHY PONTON KING Blues from the singer-songwriter, who was born in the District and grew up in Hyattsville. Part of a summer concert series. 6-8 p.m. Veterans Park, Woodmont and Norfolk avenues, Bethesda. 301-215-6660. http://www.bethesda.org. Free.

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: "PLANET EARTH" Stunning footage from the BBC and Discovery Channel documentary series is projected above the stage while the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs the score from the show. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. http://www.strathmore.org. $18.50-$62.

Fri

July 9

"EVITA" Rockville Musical Theatre presents Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical about the life of Eva Peron, the onetime first lady of Argentina. Opens Friday at 8 p.m., continues Saturday at 8 p.m. Through July 25. F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8690. http://www.rockvillemd.gov/theatre. $20, seniors and students $18.

"ROMEO AND JULIET" Shakespeare's tragic romance is performed under the stars as part of the Maryland Shakespeare Festival. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m. Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350. http://www.gaithersburgmd.gov. Free.

Sat

July 10

BETHESDA ARTIST MARKET Local and regional artists sell paintings, ceramics, jewelry and photographs. There will also be live jazz, pop and light rock. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Downtown Bethesda, Norfolk Avenue between Fairmont and St. Elmo avenues. 301-215-6660. http://www.bethesda.org. Free.

THE CRAWDADDIES A mix of Cajun, zydeco, blues and rock music. 7 p.m. Black Rock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. http://www.blackrockcenter.org. Free.

"THE COLOR OF SUMMER" An exhibition of watercolors by Susan Moses and Carol Kent. Opens Saturday. Through Aug. 28. Brookside Gardens, Gude Garden, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-962-1400. http://www.brooksidegardens.org. Free.

"IN THE CLEAR" New glassworks by Kari Minnick, who owns and operates an eponymous studio in Silver Spring. Closes Saturday. Black Rock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. http://www.blackrockcenter.org. Free.


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