“Coloured” by Ronald Beverly, from his exhibit “A Point in Time” at the BlackRock Center. (Ronald Beverly)
THU 12

“Rapture, Blister, Burn” The comedy centers on two women, an academic and a homemaker, jealous of each other’s lives. Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Through Feb. 22. Post-show talkbacks on Thursday, Sunday and Wednesday. Round House Theatre, 4545 East-West Hwy., Bethesda. 240-644-1100. www.roundhousetheatre.org. $10-$50.

Spektral Quartet The Chicago string ensemble performs. 7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $25.

50 Cent The Grammy-winning New York rapper performs with the hip-hop group G-Unit. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $47.50.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Nicholas McGegan leads the orchestra in an all-Bach program featuring works by Johann Sebastian and two of his sons. Thursday at 8 p.m. Program repeats Friday at 8:15 p.m. as part of the informal Off the Cuff series, with commentary about the Bach family’s musical genius. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 877-276-1444. www.bsomusic.org. $32-$95.

“A Point in Time: Photographic Works by Ronald Beverly” The fine art photographer displays his latest works. Through Feb. 28. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. Free.

FRI 13

Periphery The local progressive metal band performs. With Wovenwar, Nothing More and Thank You Scientist. 7 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $20.

“Snegurochka (The Snow Maiden)” The Bel Cantanti Opera, led and accompanied by Katerina Souvorova, performs the Rimsky-Korsakov opera. In Russian with projected English super titles. Friday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Randolph Road Theatre, 4010 Randolph Rd., Silver Spring. 240-230-7372. www.belcantanti.com. $40, seniors $35, students $15.

“Boeing, Boeing” A man engaged to three flight attendants has his charade imperiled by a new airline schedule. Opens Friday at 8 p.m., continues Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Through March 1. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394. www.gaithersburgmd.gov. $20.

SAT 14

Antiques and Collectibles Show The indoor expo’s offerings include TV, sports and Civil War memorabilia, coins, furniture, autographs and dollS . Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg. 301-649-1915. www.johnsonshows.com . $6.

“Wiley and the Hairy Man” In Susan Zeder’s musical for kids ages 6-12, a boy confronts a bully named Hairy Man. Opens Saturday with performances at 1:30, 4 and 7 p.m. (7 p.m. sold out), continues Sunday at 1:30 and 4 p.m., Monday at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Through March 15. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301-280-1660. www.imaginationstage.org. $10-$30.

John Pizzarelli & Jane Monheit Jazz guitarist and singer Pizzarelli is joined by singer Monheit for a Valentine’s Day concert. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $48-$78.

Red Dress Ball with the Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra A beginner swing lesson at 8 p.m. is followed by dancing 9 to midnight. Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 202-244-2787. www.flying
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. $18, age 17 and younger $12.

The Duke Ellington Orchestra The group, held together by the Ellington family for 91 years, plays two jazz shows. Saturday’s show includes champagne toast and roses. Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $45.

District Comedy The local comedy troupe sold out last year’s Valentine’s Day show. Doors open at 8 p.m., concert at 8:30 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 240-912-1058 . www.blackrockcenter.org . $18, youth $15.

SUN 15

“Suspension” The experimental-film exhibition continues with a spotlight on Holden Brown, through Sunday. The final segment, showcasing the work of Betty Boehm, begins Wednesday. Through March 1. VisArts at Rockville, Kaplan Gallery, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200. www.visartsatrockville.org. Free.

“Whimsical” The two-person exhibition featuring the work of abstract watercolor painter Pam Rogers and sculptor Len Harris closes Sunday. Glen Echo Park, Popcorn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2222. www.glenechopark.org. Free.

MON 16

Presidents’ Day medical tour Military medicine and presidential care during the past 150 years are showcased in this docent-led tour. 1 p.m. National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, Silver Spring. 301-319-3312. www.medicalmuseum.mil. Free, reservations recommended.

TUE 17

Billy Ocean The Grammy winner known for hits such as “Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car” performs at Fat Tuesday parties. Seatings at 5 and 9 p.m., concerts at 7 and 10 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $50-$90.

WED 18

Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra The Grammy-winning 18-piece orchestra plays a Mardi Gras concert with beads and New Orleans-style food and drink. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $39-$69.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan from staff reports