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Going Out Guide for Montgomery County, Feb. 28-March 6

"A Cold Wind Blows" by Susan Stacks, at the Adah Rose Gallery. (Susan Stacks)
THU 28

Jennifer Koh The violinist returns to Strathmore for a second installment of her Bach and Beyond program, mixing works by Bach with modern composers Phil Kline and Bela Bartok. The concert is part of the Storied Strings violin series. 7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. $30.

Nicola Melville The New Zealand pianist performs works by Kenneth Frazelle, Debussy, Chopin, Gareth Farr and William Albright. 7:30 p.m. Montgomery College, Music Recital Hall, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 240-567-5209. Free.

“Once on This Island” Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens’s musical follows a forbidden love on a Caribbean island. Opens Thursday at 8 p.m., continues Friday-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. $10, seniors and students $8.

FRI 01

“The Legend of Cool ‘Disco’ Dan” The popular documentary by Joseph Pattisall, Roger Gastman, Iley Brown and Caleb Neelon with narrator Henry Rollins covers the famous D.C. graffiti artist and ’80s go-go and punk subcultures, shown in conjunction with the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s exhibit, “Pump Me Up: D.C. Subculture of the 1980s.” Pattisall and Gastman will be in attendance. 7:15 p.m. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6720. $11.50, seniors $9, children $7.

Drumline Live A touring marching band show inspired by the film “Drumline” includes stepping and dancing. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. $28-$58.

Thiefs Strathmore’s Friday Night Eclectic series continues with an avant-jazz band. 8:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. $20 in advance, $22 day of show.

“Toying Around” A display of custom vinyl toys and toy-related art by local and national artists closes Friday. Foundation Gallery and Liveroom, 3762 Howard Ave., Kensington. Free.

SAT 02

Work o’ the Weavers The folk quartet of David Bernz, Mark Murphy, Martha Sandefer and James Durst performs a tribute to the Weavers to benefit Habitat for Humanity. 7:30 p.m. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, 6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda. 301-365-2850. $25 in advance, $30 day of concert, age 15 and younger $10.

Drowning Pool The heavy metal band from Dallas performs. With Flyleaf. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. $22.50.

National Philharmonic Violinist Elena Urioste joins the orchestra in performing Russell Peck’s “Signs of Life II,” Steven Gerber’s “Two Lyric Pieces,” Andreas Makris’s Violin Concerto and Leonard Bernstein’s “Serenade.” 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. $37-$84.

“9 Circles” Forum Theatre mounts the area premiere of Bill Cain’s play in which a soldier returns from Iraq and finds himself on trial for war crimes. Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. Closes Saturday. Round House Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 240-644-1100. $25, seniors $20, students $15.

“Altered” This group show of etchings, sculptures and oil paintings by Nancy McNamara, Cassie Taggart, Joyce Zipperer closes Saturday. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. Free.

SUN 03

“Iolanthe” Alan Paul directs the Victorian Lyric Opera Company in this satire of Britain’s aristocracy, one of Gilbert & Sullivan’s most popular operettas. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., closes Sunday at 2 p.m. Rockville Civic Center Park, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8690. $24, seniors $20, students $16.

“Glengarry Glen Ross” Round House Theatre Bethesda presents David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a group of desperate Chicago real estate salesmen. Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 and 7 p.m. Closes Sunday. Round House Theatre, 4545 East West Hwy., Bethesda. 240-644-1100. $26-$53, 29 and younger $10-$15.

Alain Lefevre The Canadian pianist performs the Washington premiere of Francois Dompierre’s “24 Preludes.” 4 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. $30.

Gary Kachadourian and Susan Stacks The exhibit “We Pressed a Thought Into the Wayside, Planted an Impression Along the Verge” showcases Kachadourian’s large-scale photos of drawings made from photos of found objects (chicken bones, furniture, ceiling tiles, trees, etc.) and Stacks’s abstract pencil and pen drawings. Closes Sunday. Adah Rose Gallery, 3766 Howard Ave., Kensington. 301-922-0162. Free.

MON 04

Rockville Town Square’s Ice Rink Montgomery County’s largest ice rink offers skate rentals, lessons and season passes. Through March 13. Rockville Town Square, between Rockville Pike, East Middle Lane, North Washington Street and Beall Avenue, Rockville. $8, age 12 and younger $7, skate rentals $3.

TUE 05

Quentin Tarantino Retrospective On the heels of the Oscar-winning writer-director’s “Django Unchained,” this series includes films from throughout the director’s career. This week’s offering, “True Romance,” starring Patricia Arquette and Christian Slater, will be screened Friday at 9:30 p.m., Saturday at 8 p.m. and Tuesday at 9:15 p.m. Series continues through April 13. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6720. $11.50, seniors $9, age 12 and younger $7.

WED 06

“From Here to There” England’s Tell Tale Hearts Company presents the North American premiere of a play about a play for ages 2-5, followed by a “free play” session. Opens Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. Through April 14. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301-280-1660. $10.

Landscapes A group show of paintings by local artists Richard Levine, Agron Pire and Mark Joseph Williams opens Wednesday. Through March 30. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda. 301-215-7990. Free.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan from staff reports


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