Jim Condron’s “In the Sadness of Bourgeois Surroundings” is part of the show “Your Memories, Your Sentiments, Your Wishes, Your Secrets” at Adah Rose Gallery . (Jim Condron/Jim Condron)
THU 22

Margaret Meyers The author will discuss her short-story collection, “Dislocation.” 7:30 p.m. Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-656-2797. www.friendshipheightsmd.gov. Free, registration requested.

Jennifer Koh The violinist performs the third and final concert in her “Bach and Beyond” series. 7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $32.

“Suspension” The experimental film exhibition, juried by Fred Worden, Brandon Morse and Stephanie Barber, profiles film/video artists in a series of solo exhibitions beginning Thursday: Andrew Neumann (Thursday-February 1, reception Jan. 30 7-9 p.m.), Holden Brown (Feb. 4-15, reception Feb. 8 3-4:30 p.m.) and Betty Boehm (Feb.18-March 1, reception Feb. 22 3-4:30 p.m.). VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200. www.visartsatrockville.org. Free.

“Your Memories, Your Sentiments, Your Wishes, Your Secrets” Painter Jim Condron combines painting and sculpture, often small and influenced by 15th- and 16th-century Italian art, while painter Kristen Liu depicts city life, sex and violence. Continues through Feb. 28. Adah Rose Gallery, 3766 Howard Ave., Kensington. 301-922-0162. www.adahrosegallery.com. Free.

FRI 23

Be’la Dona The D.C. female vocal ensemble performs. 8 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $20.

Budapest Festival Orchestra Joined by the Pro Musica Girls’ Choir and soloists Anna Lucia Richter and Barbara Kozelj, the orchestra performs Mendelssohn’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the overture to Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” and Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 with violinist Pinchas Zukerman. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 202-785-9727. www.washingtonperformingarts.org. $35-$95.

“Hairspray Jr.” Bravo Productions presents the musical about Baltimore dancers in the ’60s taking a stand for desegregation. Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 1, 4:30 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 1 and 4:30 p.m. Closing Sunday. Randolph Road Theatre, 4010 Randolph Rd., Silver Spring. www.bravoproductions.org. $18.

Susan Marshall The choreographer presents her work in progress, “Chromatic,” in collaboration with Suzanne Bocanegra and Jason Treuting. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m. American Dance Institute, 1570 E. Jefferson St., Rockville. 301-984-3003. www.americandance.org. $31.25, seniors $21.25, students $16.25.

“About 286,000,000 Results” Nancy Daly’s interactive installation of machines addresses the permanence of information on social media and what our participation means. Opens Friday. Through Feb. 22. VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200. www.visartsatrockville.org. Free.

SAT 24

Mr. Gabe and the Circle Time All-Stars The children’s entertainers return with a program of family-friendly folk and pop songs for children 6 and younger. 4 p.m. Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park. 301-891-7266. www.takomaparkmd.gov/arts. Suggested $8 donation.

Cedar Lane Brass and Choral Benefit Concert The program “Brass Through the Ages” includes the Cedar Lane’s choir and accompanist Jasmin Lee for John Rutter’s “Gloria.” Proceeds benefit Interfaith Works, a nonprofit and nonsectarian interfaith coalition of more than 165 congregations serving the poor and homeless in Montgomery County. 7:30 p.m. Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda. 301-493-8300. www.cedarlane.org. Donations requested.

National Philharmonic Piotr Gajewski conducts the ensemble in four of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos. Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Pre-concert lectures begin at 6:45 p.m. Saturday and 1:45 p.m. Sunday. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $28-$84, children free.

Victoria Vox and Unified Jazz Ensemble Victoria Vox, the Independent Music Award-winning Baltimore singer-songwriter and ukelele player, has played on “The Jay Leno Show” and has her music played on National Public Radio and A&E TV shows. The Unified Jazz Ensemble joins her for a concert of original compositions and jazz standards. 8 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 240-912-1058. www.blackrockcenter.org. $22, seniors $20, age 25 and younger $15.

SUN 25

Montgomery County Camp and Summer Fun Expo More than 75 exhibitors will be present at this camp showcase sponsored by Washington Parent magazine for children of all ages, with face painting, a moon bounce and performances. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel and Executive Meeting Center, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville. 240-401-8706. www.washingtonparent.com. Free.

Wedding Expo Local caterers, photographers, entertainers and event planners will be on hand. Tours of Glenview Mansion available. Noon-4 p.m. Glenview Mansion, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8660. www.rockvillemd.gov. $5.

“Go Back for Murder” Rockville Little Theatre presents Agatha Christie’s play about a young woman trying to prove her mother innocent of poisoning her father. 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. rockville.ticketleap.com/go-back-for-murder-rlt. $22, age 62 and older and students $20.

Maureen Corrigan The NPR “Fresh Air” book critic and Book World contributor discusses her book “So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why it Endures.” 2 p.m. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. 301-654-8664. www.writer.org. Free.

“The 39 Steps”A cast of four actors portrays more than 150 characters in this comedy produced by the Sandy Spring Theatre Group. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., closes Sunday at 2 p.m. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394. www.sandyspringtheatregroup.org. $20, age 14 and younger $12.

Polyhymnia The a cappella group performs works by Janacek and Poulenc as well as Renaissance and contemporary songs. 2:30 p.m. North Bethesda United Methodist Church, 10100 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. 202-550-4295. www.polyhymniasings.org. Free.

Hot Society Orchestra of Washington The band performs music from the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s during this ballroom dance. No partner or experience necessary. Tango lesson at 3 p.m., dance starts at 3:30 p.m. Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2222. www.glenechopark.org. $15.

Group exhibition Paintings and calligraphy by Nellie Chao, watercolors by Bok Kim and kinetic sculptures by Jack Donnelly are featured through Sunday. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394. www.gaithersburgmd.gov. Free.

MON 26

“A Reverence for Cloth” Lorie McCown and Karen Schulz, winners of the “Tribute to Fiber Art” juried exhibition held at BlackRock last March, display their fiber artworks. Through Jan. 31. BlackRock Center for the Arts, Main Gallery, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. Free.

TUE 27

“Journeys” This exhibition features recent pastel landscape paintings by Richard Levine depicting scenes from his travels in France, Holland, Belgium, New Mexico and Maine. New work by gallery artists are also on display. Through Feb. 7. Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Hwy., Bethesda. 301-951-9441. www.waverlystreetgallery.com. Free.

“Richly Black and White” Jaree Donnelly, Craig Higgins, Timothy Lynch and Marge Wasson, known together as local photography group F/1.4, display their black-and-white photos. Through Tuesday. Glenview Mansion, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. www.rockvillemd.gov. Free.

WED 28

“Rapture, Blister, Burn” Round House mounts the area premiere of Gina Gionfriddo’s comedy about two women — one a successful academic and the other a homemaker — jealous of each other’s lives. Opens Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Through Feb. 22. Round House Theatre, 4545 East-West Hwy., Bethesda. 240-644-1100. www.roundhousetheatre.org. $10-$50.

“The Best of March Avery” The artist’s watercolors and new oil paintings are displayed through Wednesday. Marin-Price Galleries, 7022 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-718-0622. www.marin-pricegalleries.com. Free.

“East of Sheridan” New York artist Laini Nemett’s recent paintings and constructions explore the theme “home.” Opens Wednesday. Through March 1. VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200. www.visartscenter.org. Free.

“From Beyond the Arch” Works by students from Berman Hebrew Academy are displayed through Wednesday. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. 301-881-0100. www.jccgw.org. Free.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan

from staff reports