FOLK-POP -- 8 p.m. Monday. Folk-pop artist Lisa Moscatiello and the Space Dots perform at the Institute of Musical Traditions, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd., Rockville. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 301-754-3611 or

ROCK -- Noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Original rock music from the Rhodes Tavern Troubadours at the Rockville Farmers Market, Rockville Town Center, E. Montgomery Ave., Rockville. Free. 240-314-5000.


SUNDAY AFTERNOON TEA DANCE -- 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Hollywood Ballroom, 2126 Industrial Pkwy., Silver Spring. $12; lunch included. 301-622-5494 or

DANCING THROUGH THE SILVER SCREEN -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday; and 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. Dance steps taught using themes from the movies "The Aviator," "Phantom of the Opera," "Center Stage" and "Mad Hot Ballroom." 2126 Industrial Pkwy., Silver Spring. $12-$20. 301-622-5494 or

CONTRA DANCE LESSONS -- 7:30-8:15 p.m. tomorrow; live music and dance, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $8. 301-634-2228 or

SALSA DANCE LESSONS -- 8-9 p.m. tomorrow. Live music and dance, 9-midnight. Bumper Car Pavilion, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $13. 703-599-3300 or

Theater and Film

"CAMILLE" -- 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 9. A play about the ill-fated Marguerite Gautier, a courtesan in Paris. Round House Theatre Bethesda, 4545 EastWest Hwy., Bethesda. $25-$50, depending on date and time. 240-644-1100 or

"TAMING OF THE SHREW" -- 7:30 p.m. today. Olney Theatre Center's National Players perform a modern version of William Shakespeare's battle-of-the-sexes tale. Tickets go on sale one hour before the performances. Admission cost is "pay what you can." 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400.

"GOODNIGHT, WE LOVE YOU" -- Noon-4 p.m. Sunday. A documentary about stand-up comedian Phyllis Diller. White Flint Mall, 11301 Rockville Pk., North Bethesda. Free. 301-949-9766.

"THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday and Sept. 23, 24 and 30. Rockville Little Theatre presents George Kaufman and Moss Hart's comedy about a clash of cultures. F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. $14 adults, $12 children and seniors. 240-314-8690.

ONE-ACT FESTIVAL -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. The city of Gaithersburg and Montgomery Playhouse present "Once More With Feeling," featuring "A Betrothal," by Lanford Wilson; "The Way to Miami," by Donald Steele; and "Patient A," by Lee Blessing. Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. $10 city residents, $12 nonresidents. 301-258-6394.


MONARCH FIESTA DAY -- 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Butterfly hunts, exhibitions, walks, stories, movies, creative drama and a visit from the Magnificent Monarch Man. $3-$5 for Monarch Man performance, pontoon ride and watercolor workshop. Black Hill Visitor Center, 20926 Lake Ridge Dr., Boyds. 301-916-0220.

CHILD GARDENERS -- 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Staff of Washington Gardener magazine hosts a children's day and butterfly show. Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-588-6894.

PUPPET THEATER -- 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. A one-man, multiple-puppet performance of "Beauty and the Beast," recommended for children and older. Puppet Company Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $7. 301-320-6668 or

WEDNESDAY WIZARDRY -- 8 p.m. Wednesday. Magicians perform at the Gaithersburg Arts Bar, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. $15 residents, $18 nonresidents. 301-258-6394.


HEALTH AND FITNESS EXPO -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Silver Spring Health and Fitness Expo features 80 exhibitors, with fitness trainers and beauty experts on hand. City Place Mall at Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street. 301-608-9373.

BRAIN TUMOR RESEARCH WALK -- 8:30 a.m-2 p.m. Saturday. A walk to benefit Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery Brain Tumor Research in Baltimore. $20 adults, $15 kids 6-17, free for children 5 and younger. Black Hill Regional Park, 20930 Lake Ridge Dr., Boyds. 301-829-9236 or


"DIVAS" -- 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Artist's reception featuring Mina Hanig, Amy Fujimoto, Penny Miller, Liz Ortuzar and Grace Peterson. A mixture of abstract and representational art at Yellow Barn Studio and Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo. Free. 301-371-5593 or

VINTAGE POSTERS -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday through Monday. Posters used as advertisements for food, liquor and travel. Renaissance Fine Arts and Framing, Wildwood Shopping Center, 10307 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. 301-564-4447.

"FIBERS OF MEMORY" -- 6-8 p.m. Saturday. An artist's reception and exhibition of the work of Gibby Waitzkin. Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Free. 301-608-9101 or


ROCKVILLE ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL -- 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 24. Free concerts, art festival and children's activities at Rockville Town Center. Free. 240-314-5022.

ROCKVILLE CONCERT BAND -- 3 p.m. Sept. 25. A performance by Rockville's 75-member band, featuring classical music, American favorites and show tunes. Free. F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-5022.

TEA DANCE -- 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Sunday afternoon tea dance. Hollywood Ballroom, 2126 Industrial Pkwy., Silver Spring. $12 including lunch. 301-622-5494 or

DANCE LESSONS -- 7 p.m. Sept. 26. Dance lessons for teenagers 13 and older. Hollywood Ballroom, 2126 Industrial Pkwy., Silver Spring. $5. 301-622-5494 or

JAZZ CONCERT -- 7 p.m. Sept. 27. Jazz ensemble The Max Koteen Project, featuring Max Koteen on upright bass and Oren Polak on acoustic guitar, performs pop, rock and jazz at Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Rd., Rockville. 301-871-2094.

-- Compiled by ARUNA JAIN

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