“Choreography” Andrew Ellis Johnson’s mixed-media exhibition of marble sculptures, paintings, drawings, collages and photography addresses social issues with humor and poetry. Through May 9. Montgomery College, Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center, King Street Gallery, 930 King St., Silver Spring. 240-567-5804. www.montgomerycollege.edu. Free.
“Fred Sandback: Light, Space, Facts” The exhibit includes works from various points in the artist’s career, including drawings, wooden reliefs and sculptures. Continues through December. Glenstone, 12002 Glen Rd., Potomac. 301-983-5001. www.glenstone.org. Free, reservations required.
“Histories, Heroes and Small Moments” The work of Nathan Loda, an American realist oil painter, is inspired by old photographs, folklore, ancient artifacts and letters. Through June 5 . Reception Sunday noon-3 p.m. with live music by Bud Wilkinson. Adah Rose Gallery, 3766 Howard Ave., Kensington. 301-922-0162. www.adahrosegallery.com. Free.
“Leading Men of Hollywood’s Golden Age” AFI Silver Theatre’s series, featuring the Hollywood men who rose to stardom during the Golden Age, continues with Howard Hawks’s “Only Angels Have Wings,” a 1939 action-adventure film about jungle pilots working on a South American airstrip, starring Cary Grant, Rita Hayworth and Jean Arthur. 7 p.m. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6720. www.afi.com/silver. $13.
“Dial ‘M’ for Murder” Olney Theatre stages Frederick Knott’s thriller about a murder gone wrong, popularized by Alfred Hitchcock. Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Closes Sunday. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400. www.olneytheatre.org. $35-$65, seniors and children $30-$60, military $15-$45.
Imagination Stage Acting Conservatory: “Lord of the Flies” The adaptation of William Golding’s book follows the classic story about a group of boys marooned on a coral island, with an added twist of a nearly all-female cast. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m. Imagination Stage, Christopher and Dana Reeve Studio Theatre, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301-280-1660. www.imaginationstage.org. $10.
“Retrospective of Werner Drewes” The exhibition features the American abstract artist’s trademark multilayered, hand-rubbed woodcuts, as well as oils, collages, abstracts and representational watercolors. Bobby Donovan of the Hyattstown Mill Arts Project will give the opening comments. 6-9 p.m. Through May 22. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda. 301-215-7990. wapo.st/bethesdagalleryb. Free.
Quotidian Theatre Company: “A Lesson From Aloes” Athol Fugard’s anti-apartheid drama, “A Lesson From Aloes,” is set in 1963 South Africa, with characters that include a liberal Afrikaner ; his wife, who’s recovering from a nervous breakdown; and their black friend who was just released from prison. Directed by Washington Stage Guild’s Laura Giannarelli. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. 301-816-1023. aloes.bpt.me. $30, seniors $25, students $15.
Spring Dance Concert The Montgomery College Rockville Dance Company’s spring showcase features original dance routines by students, faculty members and regional choreographers. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Montgomery College, Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 240-567-5301. cms.montgomerycollege.edu www2.montgomerycollege.edu. $10, seniors $8, students $5.
Contra dance An evening of dance with live music from the Contra Rebels and caller Brian Hamshar. No partner or experience necessary. Lesson at 7:30 p.m. is included. Friday 8:30-11:30 p.m. Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2222. www.glenechopark.org. $10, 17 and younger $5.
Montgomery County GreenFest The second annual festival features live music and performances from the Lovejoy Group, Halau Nohona Hawai’i and Thomas Young Dance on the outdoor stage, plus an electric vehicles car show, environmental films, green exhibitors, tree climbing and nature photography walks. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park. 240-777-7753. www.montgomerycountygreenfest.org. Free.
“Looking for Roberto Clemente” A rock-and-roll and baseball-themed children’s musical set in Pittsburgh in 1972. Saturday and Sunday 1:30 and 4 p.m. Through May 22. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301-280-1660. www.imaginationstage.org. $12-$35.
The Soul Crackers The Motown, Southern soul and funk band performs songs from itsalbum, “30 Years of Soul.” 8 p.m. Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $15.
“See the Light” A juried exhibition of glass art by members of the National Capital Art Glass Guild. Closes May 1. VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200. www.visartsatrockville.org. Free.
“In Bloom” A screening of directors Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross’s 2013 film about two young girls growing up in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi in the early 1990s after the collapse of the Soviet Union. In Georgian with English subtitles. 10 a.m. Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinema, 7235 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda. 301-652-7273. www.cinemaartbethesda.org. $15 at the door includes coffee, bagels and a post-film discussion.
Claremont Trio The piano trio, made up of Juilliard School graduates Emily Bruskin on violin, Julia Bruskin on cello and Andrea Lam on piano, perform works by Haydn, Dvorak and Schubert. 7:30 p.m. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. 301-348-3779. www.jccgw.org. $31-$41.
“Just the Tip (Iceberg)” Alex Braden and Amy Hughes Braden’s exhibition, which transforms the King Street gallery into a domestic setting with interactive sculptures, paintings and more, explores gender roles and their effect on relationships. Closes May 2. Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center at Montgomery College, 930 King St., Silver Spring. 240-567-1368. cms.montgomerycollege.edu . Free.
“The Emperor’s Nightingale” Adapted by Damon Chua from a Hans Christian Andersen children’s classic, the fairy tale, set in 18th-century China, is about the younger days of Emperor Qianlong and the magical bird that helps the headstrong prince become a king. Saturday at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., Sunday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday at 11 a.m. Through May 30. Adventure Theatre, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2270. www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org. $19.50.
“Suffragette” Director Sarah Gavron’s historical drama set in early-20th-century Britain stars Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff and Helena Bonham Carter as activists fighting for women’s suffrage. 7 p.m. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6700. www.afi.com/silver. $13, seniors $10, children $8.
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