Kristin Herzog’s painting “Source V” is part of the group show “It’s Abstract!” at BlackRock Center for the Arts. (Kristin Herzog/Kristin Herzog)
Levi Stephens The D.C. singer-songwriter performs two concerts: Thursday 6-8 p.m. (Veterans Park, Woodmont and Norfolk avenues, Bethesda. 301-215-6660. www.bethesda.org/bethesda/summer-concert-series) and Friday 6-9 p.m. (Rio at Washingtonian Center, 209 Boardwalk Pl., Gaithersburg. 301-203-4187. www.washingtoniancenter.com). Free.
The Colliders The rockabilly band performs classics and original songs. 6 p.m. Fair Hill, 18169 Town Center Dr., Olney. 240-779-8000. www.fairhillshops.com. Free.
Eddie Becker Band The rock, soul and R&B band performs as part of the Silver Spring outdoor summer concert series. Picnics welcome. 7-9 p.m. Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 1 Veterans Pl., Silver Spring. 240-777-6875. www.silverspringdowntown.com. Free.
Redwine Jazz Band Ben Redwine, E-flat clarinet soloist with the U.S. Naval Academy Band, leads this traditional jazz band as part of the Glen Echo free summer concert series. The historic 1921 Dentzel carousel will be open for rides. 7:30 p.m. Glen Echo Park, Bumper Car Pavilion, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2222. www.glenechopark.org. Free, carousel rides $1.25.
Movies on the Square Rockville’s outdoor movie festival continues with “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” 8:30 p.m. Series continues through Aug. 21. Rockville Town Center, Maryland Avenue and East Middle Lane, Rockville. 301-998-8178. www.rockvilletownsquare.com/events/movie-night. Free.
TGIF Summer Concerts and Movies A series of movie screenings and concerts (one or the other) continues with “Fast and Furious 6.” Dusk. Through Aug. 29. Wheaton Triangle, Grandview Avenue and Reedie Drive, Wheaton. 240-777-8106. www.wheatonmd.org. Free.
8 Ohms Band The funk band with a full horn section performs outdoors. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fountain Plaza Stage at Downtown Silver Spring, 916 Ellsworth Dr., Silver Spring. 301-587-0867. downtownsilverspring.com. Free.
Tom Principato The blues-rock singer and guitarist performs. 6:30-9 p.m. Rockville Town Square, 200 E. Middle Lane, Rockville. 301-587-0867. www.rockvilletownsquare.com. Free.
“Pinkalicious” After eating one too many pink cupcakes, a girl comes down with Pinkititis in this musical by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann. Continues Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday-Sunday at 11 a.m., 2 and 4:30 p.m. Through Aug. 31. Glen Echo Park, Adventure Theatre MTC, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2270. www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org. $19.
“The Veil” Quotidian Theatre Company stages the U.S. premiere of Conor McPherson’s play, set in a haunted Irish castle. Continues Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Through Aug. 17. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. 301-816-1023. www.quotidiantheatre.org. $30, seniors and students $25.
Doc Scantlin & His Imperial Palms Orchestra This D.C. big band plays ’30s-style jazz in old-fashioned costumes. 8 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $35.
Photography exhibit An exhibition featuring works by Christine Darton, Terry Pellmar and Elsie Weinstein closes Friday. Kentlands Mansion, 320 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6425. www.gaithersburgmd.gov. Free, by appointment only.
“It’s Abstract!” Fran Abrams, Laurie Breen, Sabine Carlson, Laurence Chandler, Felisa Federman, Gordana Gerskovic, Kristin Herzog, Ronald Komara, Hester Ohbi, Lynette Reed, Lynn Rybicki and Bridget Z. Sullivan display their abstract works in a variety of media. Artist reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Exhibition continues through Sept. 5. BlackRock Center for the Arts, Main Gallery, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. Free.
“Rulei Bu: Still Life Paintings” Bu, a classically trained painter from Shanghai, exhibits his oil paintings of everyday objects. Artist reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Exhibition continues through Sept. 5. BlackRock Center for the Arts, Terrace Gallery, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. Free.
Art Walk in the Park Seven galleries and studios host artist demonstrations and open houses. 6-8 p.m. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2222. www.glenechopark.org. Free.
Sons of Pirates Beach-related cover songs of Jimmy Buffett and others are this Maryland band’s specialty. 6-9 p.m. Rio at Washingtonian Center, 209 Boardwalk Pl., Gaithersburg. 301-203-4187. www.washingtoniancenter.com. Free.
Led Zeppelin 2 The touring Chicago-based Zeppelin tribute band performs. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $15.
“Mouse on the Move” Imagination Stage presents its commissioned, interactive show for young children about two mice that go to the moon. Saturday at 10 and 11:15 a.m. p.m., Sunday at 10 and 11:15 a.m. Closes Sunday. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301-280-1660. www.imaginationstage.org. $10-$12, lap seats for children 11 months and younger $5.
“The BFG” Sophie and the Big Friendly Giant team up to help stop other giants from eating children in this stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s book. Thursday at 10:30 a.m., Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday at 1:30 and 4 p.m. Closes Sunday. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301-280-1660. www.imaginationstage.org. $10-$25.
Hot Society Orchestra afternoon dance The Hot Society Orchestra of Washington plays music from the ’20s, ’30s and ’40s for fox trot, two-step, waltz, cha-cha, rumba and swing dancing. No partner or experience necessary. Fox trot lesson at 3 p.m., followed by music until 6 p.m. Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 703-861-8218. www.glenechopark.org. www.hotsociety.net. $14.
“37 Days” A marathon showing of the three-part BBC miniseries focusing on the events leading to World War I. 4 p.m. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6720. www.afi.com/silver. Free.
U.S. Navy Sea Chanters The U.S. Navy’s official chorus performs jazz and pop. Picnics welcome. 6 p.m. Dr. Gordon W. Bowie Music Pavilion, South Valley Park, 19003 Watkins Mill Rd., Montgomery Village. 301-948-0110. www.montgomeryvillage.com. Free.
“Dani Girl” Unexpected Stage Company presents Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond’s musical about young cancer patients. Thursday-Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m. Closes Sunday. Randolph Road Theatre, 4010 Randolph Rd., Silver Spring. www.unexpectedstage.org. $16-$25.
Harold Ramis Remembered A film series tribute to the actor/director continues with a 35th anniversary screening of “Meatballs,” about summer-camp high jinks. Sunday at 9:45 p.m., Monday at 9 p.m. Series continues through Sept. 14. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6720. www.afi.com/silver. $12, age 65 and older $10, age 12 and younger $7.
“Faculty Invitational Exhibition” An exhibition of works in various media by Glen Echo Park resident artists, faculty members and students closes Sunday. Glen Echo Park, Popcorn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2222. www.glenechopark.org. Free.
“Ashes and Diamonds” Andrzej Wajda’s 1954 film about Polish exiles of World War II and occupying Soviet forces is shown in Polish with English subtitles. 7 p.m. Montgomery College, Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 240-567-5301. www.montgomerycollege.edu/pac. Free.
MKTO The pop duo of Malcolm Kelley and Tony Oller met while playing best friends on the Nickelodeon TV series “Gigantic.” With Action Item. 7 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $20.
UkeFest An open “strum-along” session at 6 p.m. is followed by a concert by Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, James Hill, Casey MacGill, Mark Nelson, Victoria Vox and Maureen Andary at 7 p.m. Strathmore, Gudelsky Outdoor Concert Gazebo, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. Free.
“Summer Colors” A lush tropical scene takes over both conservatories while the “Wings of Fancy” butterfly exhibit takes a break. Through Sept. 21. Brookside Gardens Conservatory, 1500 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-962-1400. www.brooksidegardens.org. Free.
— Compiled by Carrie Donovan from staff reportsTags: actor, concert, director, film, movie, music, singer, tour, tv