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Going Out Guide for Montgomery County, July 26-Aug. 1

THU 26

Moona Luna This New York children’s band boasts bilingual lyrics, Latin beats and an accordion. They also won a Parents’ Choice Award for their album “Piñata Party.” 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Strathmore Backyard Theater, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. $8, age 2 and younger free.

Eddie Becker Band The local rock, soul and R&B band plays as part of the Silver Spring Swings series. 7 p.m. Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring. 240-777-6821. Free.

Over the Line Festival The three-week, 10-troupe theater festival concludes with multiple performances through Sunday: Taffety Punk’s “” (Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 9 p.m.); Forum Theatre’s “Church” (Thursday at 9 p.m., Friday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.); Will Gartshore’s “Stripped Down” (Thursday-Friday at 10:30 p.m.); Happenstance Theater’s “On the Nose” (Friday at 9 p.m., Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at noon) and “Pinot & Augustine” (Saturday at 10:30 a.m.), Emma Jaster’s “The Suitcase Story” (Saturday at noon); Dog & Pony DC’s “Beertown” (Saturday at 4 p.m.); Contradiction Dance’s “Objects of Hope” (Saturday at 10:30 p.m.) and Brianna Letourneau’s “Cinderella Confidential” (Sunday at 10:30 a.m.). Round House Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 240-644-1100. $15; seniors, age 30 and younger, and Taffety Punk performances $10.

“At Home With Fiber Art” The eight local resident artists of the Common Ground Gallery display their felted, quilted, woven and knitted items. Closes Thursday. Common Ground Gallery, VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200. Free.

FRI 27

Dan Haas Band Part of Friday Night Live, the indie group from Southern Maryland plays acoustic rock. 6:30 p.m. Rockville Town Square, between Rockville Pike, East Middle Lane, North Washington Street and Beall Avenue, Rockville. Free.

Trio Caliente The D.C. ensemble plays flamenco, pop and Brazilian jazz as part of the Downtown Wheaton TGIF Summer Concert Series. 6:30-8 p.m. Wheaton Triangle, Grandview Avenue and Reedie Drive, Wheaton. 240-777-8106. Free.

Gianmarco The Peruvian pop star won Latin Grammy awards for best singer-songwriter album in 2005 and 2011. 8 p.m. The Fillmore Silver Spring, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. $47-$102.

SAT 28

“A Bandhouse Gig’s Tribute to Stevie Wonder” The lineup: Julie Nixon, Mary Ann Redmond, Eric Scott, Skip Mahoney and the Casuals, Lea, Kenny Wesley, Alfredo Mojica Jr. (from Sin Miedo), Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band, Tommy Lepson and Soul Crackers, Anita King and Chris Dennard. 7:30 p.m. The Fillmore Silver Spring, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. $20-$25.

Bethesda Outdoor Movies The series wraps up with Disney’s “The Muppets” on Thursday; the romantic comedy “Crazy, Stupid Love” starring Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling and Steve Carell on Friday; and Martin Scorsese’s mystery ad­ven­ture “Hugo,” starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Ben Kingsley and Asa Butterfield, on Saturday. Take a blanket or lawn chair. Thursday-Saturday at 9 p.m. Norfolk and Auburn avenues, Bethesda. 301-215-6660. Free.

SUN 29

“Hairspray” Montgomery College’s Summer Dinner Theatre performs the coming-of-age musical about a plucky girl in 1960s Baltimore. Friday-Saturday at 6:30 p.m., closes Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 240-567-7676. $46.50, age 12 and younger $34.50.

Rock & Roll Relics The Maryland oldies band performs as part of the Montgomery Village Foundation summer outdoor concert series. 6-7:30 p.m. Montgomery Village Lawn Theater, 18850 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-948-0110. 301-948-0110. Free.

“Visions of Nature” A group show of works by local artists features photographer Steve Borko, glassware artist Nina Falk and fiber artist Maria Simonsson. Closes Sunday. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda. 301-215-7990. Free.

MON 30

Eric COGu Robinson The printmaker crops and assembles prints in an aggregate style he likens to quiltmaking, collage and the styles of Picasso and Rauschenberg. Closes Sunday. Washington Printmakers Gallery, 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 301-273-3660. Free.

TUE 31

Peter McCory The one-man band plays familiar and original children’s songs. 6:30 p.m. Rockville Town Square, between Rockville Pike, East Middle Lane, North Washington Street and Beall Avenue, Rockville. Free.

Glenview Mansion group show Take in the final day of the gallery’s show featuring encaustic works (layered images made with beeswax and resin from tree sap) by the six-member collective Women in Wax, plus polymer clay artworks by Fran Abrams and soft-edged, organically shaped alabaster sculptures by Elizabeth Steel. Closes Tuesday. Glenview Mansion, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8682. Free.

WED 01

Kidsinger Jim The cowboy singer comes to the stage with an interactive concert. 10:30 a.m. Washingtonian Center, Rio Center Atrium, 9811 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg. Free.

Joan Soriano As part of Strathmore’s free summer concert series, the Dominican guitarist performs bachata, one of the Caribbean’s most popular music genres. 7 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. Free.

“Little Shop of Horrors” A mysterious plant with a hunger for human flesh helps a shy young man win over his crush in the musical by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, presented by the Olney Theatre Center. Opens Wednesday at 8 p.m. Through Aug. 26. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400. $26-$54.

“Transformers: Dark of the Moon” Michael Bay’s 2011 film is screened as Rockville’s Outdoor Movies on the Square continues. Wednesday at 8:45 p.m. Rockville Town Square, between Rockville Pike, East Middle Lane, North Washington Street and Beall Avenue, Rockville. 301-998-8178. Free.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan
from staff reports


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