Holly Bass’s exhibition “Root Work,” on display at BlackRock Center for the Arts through Saturday, includes photos of her father picking cotton. (Holly Bass)
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“James and the Giant Peach” Adventure Theatre and Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma present the musical version of the Roald Dahl book. Continues Thursday and Friday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 and 4:30 p.m., Monday-Wednesday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Through April 5. Glen Echo Park, Adventure Theatre MTC, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2270. www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org. $19.50.

The Peking Acrobats The troupe stops by on its 30th Anniversary North American Tour. 7:30 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $25-$45.

Ward Kong Duo Cellist and former Strathmore Artist in Residence Alicia Ward performs with pianist Kimberly Kong. 7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $30.

“Marjorie Prime” Jordan Harrison’s comedy tells the story of an 85-year-old widow living out her life with a hologram of her husband. Continues Thursday and Friday at 7:45 p.m., Saturday at 1:45 and 7:45 p.m., Sunday at 1:45 p.m.,Wednesday at 1:45 and 7:45 p.m. Through April 10. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400. www.olneytheatre.org. $42-$65, seniors and children $37-$60, military $22-$45.

“The Pillowman” In Irish playwright Martin McDonagh’s dark drama, a writer is investigated after a series of child murders bear resemblance to his published works. Continues Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. Through April 2. Silver Spring Black Box Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-588-8279. www.forum-theatre.org. $33-$38 in advance, pay-what-you-want tickets available at every performance.

Anat Cohen Quartet The jazz quartet led by the Israeli-born clarinetist and saxophonist explores Brazilian musical styles such as Brazilian pop, Tropicalia and choroin this concert. 8:30 p.m. Amp by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.ampbystrathmore.com. $40-$50.

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Bunnyland Easter-themed children’s activities include hayrides, rubber duck derby races, egg hunts, pedal tractor rides, giant slides, and visits with the farm’s Country Bunny mascot and real bunnies, lambs and chicks. There will also be pony rides, face painting and food available at an additional cost. Continues Friday, Saturday and Monday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Through April 3. Butler’s Orchard, 22200 Davis Mill Rd., Germantown. 301-428-0444. www.butlersorchard.com. $7, children $9.

Cadillac Jump Blues Band The D.C. Blues Society presents the local jump blues band concert with door prizes and a happy hour. 6 p.m. American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., Silver Spring. 301-322-4808. www.dcblues.org. Free.

Blue Rhythm Boys The local band plays hot jazz and blues. 7:30 p.m. Allyworld, 7014-C Westmoreland Ave., Takoma Park. 240-450-2420. www.imtfolk.org. In advance $20, day of the show $25.

Yellow Dubmarine The reggae Beatles tribute band performs. With Start Making Sense and Sloan Trio. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $20.

“Mosaic Modernities” Marcella Marsella’s solo exhibition features upcycled art and fashion made from credit cards, currency, bullets and discarded objects. Opens Friday. Through April 24. VisArts at Rockville, Common Ground Gallery, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200. www.visartsatrockville.org. Free.

SAT 26

Environmental Film Festival The festival closes Saturday with 14 events throughout the D.C. area, including a screening of Grimur Hakonarson’s Icelandic film “Rams,” about estranged brothers who must work together to save their family’s prized sheep from disease. 7:20 p.m. at AFI Silver, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6700. dceff.wpengine.com. $13, seniors $10, military and students $9.50, children $8.

Loston Harris The jazz pianist returns for a concert of popular songs and jazz standards. 8 p.m. Amp by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.ampbystrathmore.com. $35-$45.

“Root Work” Holly Bass’s installation, video and photographs tell the story of her father picking cotton by hand. Closes Saturday. BlackRock Center for the Arts, Kay Gallery, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. Free.

Lil Durk and Lil Uzi Vert The rappers perform. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $33.

SUN 27

Closing at Glen Echo Park “Fields of Inquiry,” a group show of sculptures by Mei Mei Chang and paintings by Pat Goslee and Kathryn McDonnell exploring the concept of imagination; “Seasonal Mix,” Ronnie Spiewak’s showcase of collages made from cut paper and paint; and “Tactile Terrain,” a ceramic sculpture exhibition by Robert Devers, close Sunday. Glen Echo Park, Popcorn and Park View galleries, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2222. www.glenechopark.org. Free.

MON 28

An Evening With Ruthie Logsdon The singer-songwriter behind the Wammie-winning honky-tonk band Ruthie and the Wranglers performs as part of the Darryl Davis Presents series. With Darryl Davis. 7:30 p.m. Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. Free entry, $10 minimum purchase.

TUE 29

Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association Annual Juried Art Exhibition The 30th annual exhibition, featuring multimedia works by members, opens Friday with a reception Tuesday at 7 p.m. Through June 10. ­7-8:30 p.m. Kentlands Mansion, 320 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394. www.gaithersburgfinearts.org. Free.

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“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” Round House Theatre stages Tennessee Williams’s drama about a Southern family. Opens Wednesday with a preview at 7:30 p.m. Through April 24. Round House Theatre, 4545 East-West Hwy., Bethesda. 240-644-1100. www.roundhousetheatre.org. Wednesday pay-what-you-can; other shows $30-$50.

“Divas of Drag” Drag queens Latrice Royale, Alyssa Edwards, Trixie Mattel and others from the Logo TV reality show “RuPaul’s Drag Race” stop by on their national tour. 9 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $30.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan

from staff reports