KENNY ENDO TAIKO ENSEMBLE -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. World percussion. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, College Park. $30, students $7. 301-405-2787.

RECITAL -- 10 a.m. Saturday. Costumed students play piano, flute and harp selections and sing in a series of one-hour recitals. Presented by the Music Teachers Association of Bowie. Unity Center of Light, 3501 Moylan Dr., Bowie. Free. 410-721-7797.

OKTBRWRLD -- 1 p.m. Saturday. Jazz, folk. Borders, 931A Capital Centre Blvd., Largo. Free. 301-499-2173.

DEANA CARTER -- 7:30-9:30 p.m. tomorrow. Country. The Show Place Arena, 14900 Pennsylvania Ave., Upper Marlboro. Free. 301-952-7999.

THE CHROMATICS -- 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds benefits the American Red Cross's Katrina Relief Fund. Mishkan Torah Synagogue, Cafe Tzedakah, 10 Ridge Rd., Greenbelt. Bring a non-perishable food item. 301-474-4223.

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF MUSIC BIG BAND SHOWCASE -- 7:30 p.m. Monday. Jazz, swing and a musical tribute to New Orleans by the University of Maryland Jazz Ensemble, the university Jazz Lab Band and the University Jazz Band. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, College Park. Free. 301-405-2787.


CHESAPEAKE WOODTURNERS -- Opens Tuesday, through Nov. 30. Hand-turned wood pieces, including bowls, platters, vases, created by members of the Chesapeake Woodturners. Woodturning demonstrations every Saturday and Sunday. Montpelier Mansion, Muirkirk Road at Route 197, Laurel. Free. 301-953-1376.

ALONZO DAVIS -- Closes tomorrow. Mixed-media bamboo sculptures. Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Library Gallery, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-953-1993.

"RAISE THE ROOF" -- Opens next Thursday, through Nov. 28. House designs by national artists, architects and homebuilders. Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-953-1993.

"DYNAMIC SPACES" -- Through Jan. 8. Painting, collage and assemblage by Larry Chappelear. University of Maryland University College, Arts Program Gallery, 3501 University Blvd. East, Adelphi. Free. 301-985-7937.

"TAKING NOTES" -- Through Nov. 19. Jazz-inspired, three-dimensional glass sculptures by Stevens Jay Carter. Harmony Hall Regional Center, Main Art Gallery, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. Free. 301-203-6070.

"MAMA CAN SING, PAPA CAN BLOW" -- Through Dec. 10. Story quilts, paintings, drawings and prints by Faith Ringgold, from her Jazz Stories 2004 series. University of Maryland, the Art Gallery, second-floor atrium, 1202 Art-Sociology Building, College Park. Free. 301-405-2763.


And Literature

JONETTA ROSE BARRAS -- 2 p.m. Saturday. The author discusses her book "Bridges: Reuniting Daughters and Daddies." Karibu Books, the Mall at Prince George's, 3500 East West Hwy., Hyattsville. Free. 301-559-1140.

DANNY QUEEN -- 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The poet discusses his book "Color Me Poetry." Karibu Books, Centre' at Forestville, 3289 B Donnell Dr., Forestville. Free. 301-736-6170.

PANEL DISCUSSION ON GREEN DESIGN IN ARCHITECTURE -- Noon next Thursday. Area architects discuss green design application in commercial and residential projects, in conjunction with the "Raise the Roof" exhibition. Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. Free. For reservations, call 301-953-1993.

DENENE MILLNER -- 7 p.m. next Thursday. The author discusses "The Vow," about three women who find themselves. Borders Books & Music, 931A Capital Centre Blvd., Largo. Free. 301-499-2173.

Theater and Dance

"ANATOMY OF A MURDER" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. Presented by Bowie Community Theatre. Bowie Playhouse, White Marsh Park, Route 3, Bowie. $12; seniors and students, $10. 301-805-0219.

REGIONAL DANCES OF INDIA -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh & Company, Nrityanjali and Kuchipudi Kalanidhi perform traditional dances. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, College Park. $32, students $22. 202-320-1465.

"LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS" -- Through Nov. 5. A comedy by Neil Simon. Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway, Greenbelt. $12; seniors and students, $10. 301-441-8770.

"BLITHE SPIRIT" -- 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Oct. 23 and 30, through Nov. 12. Laurel Mill Playhouse presents Noel Coward's supernatural comedy. Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St., Laurel. $12.50; seniors and students, $10. 301-617-9906.


OKTOBERFEST -- 1-3 p.m. tomorrow. Musician and dance instructor Hellmut Licht; light refreshments. Greenbelt Community Center Gymnasium, Greenbelt Community Center, 25 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt. Free. 301-397-2208.

SCARED IN THE BAYOU -- 7-10 p.m. Saturday. For ages 8 and older. A tour of a haunted house to search for the Goat Man and other eerie creatures. Beltsville Community Center, 3900 Sellman Rd., Beltsville. $3; walk through twice for $5; nonresidents, $4; walk through twice, $6. 301-937-6613.

CREEPY CRITTERS -- 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Visitors learn about snakes, spiders and other wildlife through exhibitions, crafts and games. National Wildlife Visitor Center, Powder Mill Road (between Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 197), Laurel. Free. 301-497-5887.

COSTUMES ON ICE -- 7-9 p.m. Monday. Costume contest, a parade on ice, disc jockey, goody bags and giveaways. Herbert Wells Ice Rink, 5211 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park. $4; free admission for those in costume; skate rental, $2. 301-277-3717.

MAGIC SHOW -- 6:30-8 p.m. Monday. For ages 4-12. Tricks by Turley the Magician along with games, crafts, goody bags and treats. Stephen Decatur Community Center, 8200 Pinewood Dr., Clinton. $3; nonresidents, $4. 301-297-4648.


HALLOWEENIE ROAST -- 2-4 p.m. Saturday. Fright-free program of live animals and nature lore led by a park ranger; marshmallows and hot dogs provided. Clearwater Nature Center, 11000 Thrift Rd., Clinton. $2; nonresidents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, $3. 301-297-4575.



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Deana Carter will perform tomorrow night at the Show Place Arena.