"Diva" (R) --a French mystery thriller with Frederick Andrei, Wilhelmenia Fernandz and Thuy An Lyy. At the K-B Janus and Outer Circle.
"Montenegro" (R) --a comedy by the eccentric Yugoslav filmmaker Dusan Makavejev about a restless tourist, Susan Anspach, who leaves her stuffy husband, Erland Josephson, to find carnal excitement among the clientele of a gypsy night-club.
"Diner" (PG) --a semiautobiographical comedy-drama about the friendship of five young men growing up in Baltimore in the late '50s. Theater
The town's theatrical riches all can be found under one roof this week: Arena Stage's. In the Kreeger, "K2," Patrick Meyers' drama about two mountain climbers stranded on a ledge of ice, unfolds with astounding realism. In the Arena the four Marx Brothers have been resurrected in their daffy 1928 musical, "Animal Crackers." And downstairs, in the Old Vat, Stephen Wade continues to plunk away at his banjo and tell tall tales in "Banjo Dancing," now in its 77th week. Pop
Pete Shelley was the driving force behind the Buzzcocks, one of the best, and unfortunately overlooked bands to come out of England in the last five years. As a solo act, he's emphasizing electro-pop but gracing it with the angular force andd unremitting energy of his old band. At the 9:30 club tomorrow.
Sri Chinmoy, a spiritual teacher, composer and musician, became widely known through his influence on guitarists Larry Coryell, John McLaughlin and Carlos Santana. He himself performs on cello, flute, harmonium andd an Indian instrument known as the esraf; his concert at the University of Maryland's Tawes Theatre on Thursday should be a study in meditiative grace. Art
Make it a point to see "17th-Century Dutch Figure Drawings," a charming introduction to 17th-century Dutch art at the National Gallery of Art's East Building. Dance
The Feld Ballet ends its two-week engagement at Kennedy Center Opera House today with maintinee and evening performances; the latter includes a repeat performance of Feld's brisk new opus, "Play Bach."
Mel Wong, choreographer and plastic artist, presents his New York-based troupe in a program featuring several premieres, at Dance Place tonight.
Enroute to the Spoleto Festival U.S.A. in Charleston, the Oakland Ballet makes a stop at the University of Maryland's Tawes Theatre Tuesday night to present its production of Bronislava Nijinska's "Les Noces" as supervised by the late choreographer's daughter, Irina. This 20th-century masterwork, to Stravinsky's celebrated score, has rarely been seen in this country; also on the program are works by the troupe's director, Ronn Guidi, and Eugene Loring (his "Billy the Kid").
Lonna Wilkinson, one of Washington's brightest dancer choreographers, introduces a collaboration with video artist Michael Moser plus several other solo dancers, Thursday through Saturday at the Washington Project for the Arts.