Spoken Word Performance

New York spoken word artist and storyteller David Gonzalez will perform at 9 tonight at the College Perk Coffeehouse. Gonzalez, who was born to a Cuban father and a Puerto Rican mother, often explores his mixed heritage in his works. The artist, who has performed across the country, won the Helen Hayes Performing Artist of the Year Award in 1998. The free performance will include open microphone. The coffeehouse is at 9078 Baltimore Ave. 301-982-0587.


Songs, clowning, pantomime, charades, acrobatics and vaudeville and music combine in "Godspell" at the Greenbelt Arts Center. Stephen Schwartz's musical, which is based on the Gospel of St. Matthew and tells the story of the last seven days in the life of Jesus, is closing this weekend. Set in modern times, the production promotes kindness, tolerance and love. The show starts at 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. The center is at 123 Centerway. $15; students and seniors, $12. 301-441-8770.

Music at Mount Airy

For the second year, Austrian cello and classical guitar duo Erich Oskar Huetter and Armin Egger will perform as part of the Mount Airy Mansion's Fine Arts Series. Both musicians regularly tour as soloists and with chamber music ensembles in Europe and North America. They are also members of several orchestras, including the Vienna Chamber Orchestra and Vienna's Arcus Ensemble. At 7 p.m. Monday, they will play classical and contemporary pieces at the mansion, at 8714 Rosaryville Rd. in Upper Marlboro. $10; students, $5. Reservations are recommended. 301-856-9656.