Laelo The D.C. rapper headlines. With Fly Rebel Society, Cruddy Crankerz, 30/30 and Ms Xela.
7:30 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.
“How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying!” The musical follows a man as he ascends his office’s corporate ladder. Continues Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., Wednesday at 2 and 8 p.m. Through Feb. 23. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400. www.olneytheatre.org. $31-$63.50.
“In Balance” faculty and staff exhibition Staff members and local artists, including J.J. McCracken, Cory Oberndorfer and Jeremy Flick, are showcased. Closes Thursday. Montgomery College, Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center, King Street Gallery, 930 King St., Silver Spring. 240-567-5821. cms.montgomerycollege.edu/arts-tpss/exhibitions. Free.
John Kocur The jazz saxophonist and former artist-in-residence performs. 11 a.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $17.
“Impossible!” Happenstance Theatre presents a vintage circus-themed show. Opens Friday at 8 p.m., continues Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., Monday-Wednesday at 8 p.m. Through Feb. 9. Round House Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 240-644-1100. www.roundhousetheatre.org. www.happenstancetheater.com. $25, seniors and ages 13-30 $20, age 12 and younger $15.
Amon Amarth The Swedish death metal band stops by on its Deceiver of the God tour. With Enslaved and Skeletonwitch. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $33.
Doug Elkins Choreography, Etc. In “Hapless Bizarre,” the choreographer and dancers collaborate to blend physical comedy with flirtation. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m. American Dance Institute, 1570 E. Jefferson St., Rockville. 301-984-3003. www.americandance.org. $30, seniors $20, students $15.
Spectrum The group features R&B recording artist George Jamison, “American Idol” contestant Jenni Schick, and singer and Montgomery College alumnus Ramon Delacruz. 8 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $15.
Robert Ausura, Mary Kay Kinnish, Jacqueline LaRocca, Jean Phillips Photographs by the artists are displayed through Friday. Kentlands Mansion, 320 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394. www.gaithersburgmd.gov/
“Chaplin’s Back!” In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the first appearance of Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs music from the short film “The Idle Class” and feature film “The Kid” along with screenings of the films. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 410-783-8000. www.strathmore.org. $31-$94.
Chelsey Green and the Green Project The violinist reinvents popular soul, R&B, jazz, funk and rock hits as string arrangements. 8 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. $22.
“The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” Shakespeare’s sonnets and 37 plays are crammed into this two-hour show by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m. Closes Saturday. Silver Spring Stage, 10145 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-593-6036. www.ssstage.org. $20, seniors and students $18.
Tracy Hamlin featuring Frank McComb The soul singer is known for her international hit single “Drive Me Crazy.” 8 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $30.
Vienna Concert-Verein Orchestra The orchestra performs a program of works by classical Viennese composers and contemporary Austrian music. With Grammy-nominated piano soloist Sebastian Knauer. 8 p.m. Montgomery College, Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 240-567-5301. www.montgomerycollege.edu/pac. $40, seniors and students $38.
Walk Off the Earth The Canadian rock band performs. With Parachute. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $22.
Tamryn McDermott An installation by the Missouri artist re-creates a 1st-century Roman peristyle garden out of silk, wax and handmade paper. Through Saturday. BlackRock Center for the Arts, Main Gallery, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. Free.
“2014: New Works on Paper” An exhibition featuring work by local artists Cathy Kwart, Catherine Levinson, Bonny Lundy and Virginia Mahoney closes Saturday. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda. 301-215-7990. www.bethesda.org. Free.
“An Inspector Calls” Rockville Little Theatre performs J.B. Priestly’s murder mystery set in 1912. 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. www.rockvillemd.gov/theatre. $18, seniors and students $16.
Gordana Gerskovic, Washington Wax Works, William Peirce A group exhibition of experimental photography by Gerskovic, encaustics by Washington Wax Works and wood vessels by Peirce opens Sunday. Through Feb. 21. Glenview Mansion, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8682. www.rockvillemd.gov. Free.
January show Natalie Falk is the featured artist in this group show by members of the Montgomery Art Association. Closes Sunday. Montgomery Art Association MAA Gallery, 11160 Veirs Mill Rd., Wheaton. www.montgomeryart.org. Free.
Silver Spring ice skating The rink is open daily through March 25. Visit the Web site for schedule and details. Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 1 Veterans Pl., Silver Spring. 301-588-1221. www.silverspringiceskating.com. $8, seniors and children $7.
“Cultural Exchanges” The exhibit features a mixed-media installation, paintings and prints by nine artists with ties to Montgomery County, whose works capture global experiences and styles. Through Feb. 7. Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, Kramer Gallery, 1 Veterans Pl., Silver Spring. www.creativemoco.com/culturalexchanges. Free.
“Art-Craft-Art” Seven artists look at the disputed line between fine craft and art. Through March 2. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. Free.
Immigrant Voices salon luncheon series Judith Freidenberg presents research on her project detailing the experiences of immigrants living in Prince George’s County. Bring lunch. Coffee and tea will be provided. Noon. Sandy Spring Museum, 17901 Bentley Rd., Sandy Spring. 301-774-0022. www.sandyspringmuseum.org. Free.
“Seminar” Theresa Rebeck’s comedy follows a group of aspiring writers whose class doesn’t go as expected. Opens Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Through March 2. Round House Theatre, 4545 East West Hwy., Bethesda. 240-644-1100. www.roundhousetheatre.org. $35-$50, seniors and age 30 and younger $25-$40.
“Collective: A Visual Narrative of Tale, Time, and Thought” An assemblage and mixed-media exhibit featuring work by Renee Lachman, Zofie Lang and Henrik Sundvquist opens Wednesday. Through Feb. 28. BlackRock Center for the Arts, Main Gallery, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. Free.
M-Law and the Prophets of Jazz Trumpeter Mary Lawrence Hicks leads her quartet in R&B, funk, neo-soul and hip-hop cover tunes. 7:30 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $10.
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