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Sep. 1, 2004

Dance

Both the Spanish Ballroom and the Bumper Car Pavilion are located in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd.

Folk -- Friday Night Dancers: Sept. 3, 7:30-8:15 p.m. lesson, 8:30-11:30 p.m. dancing to live music, Spanish Ballroom, $8, fnd@folkdancer.com.

Waltz Dance -- Waltz Time, Sept. 5, 3-3:30 p.m. introductory workshop; 3:30-6 p.m. dancing to Trio Con Brio, Bumper Car Pavilion, $7, 301-320-2330.

Folk -- Folklore Society of Greater Washington: Traditional American contra, squares & folk dances, Sept. 5, 7:30-10:30 p.m. dancing to live music, Bumper Car Pavilion, $9, www.fsgw.org, 301-926-9142.

Big Band -- Sept. 5, 7:30-8 beginners lesson; 8-10 p.m. dancing to King James & the Serfs of Swing, American Dance Institute, 1570 East Jefferson St., Rockville, $10, $8 students & seniors, 301-984-3003.

Music

Washington Area Music Timeline Concert Series -- Caldwell Gray & Friends' tribute to 1982, launch of WHFS-FM, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1, outdoors, free; Keter Betts Trio, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8, indoors, $10, Strathmore Hall, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, free, 301-581-5100.

Bethesda Place Lunchtime Concerts -- The Rockin' Reasons (oldies/rock), noon-2 p.m. Sept. 3, Old Georgetown Road and Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, 301-215-6660.

Rio Summer Concert Series -- Daryl Davis (oldies, boogie-woogie), Sept. 3; Ewabo (reggae, Caribbean, calypso), Sept. 4, 6-9 p.m. Rio Patio; Nightfever (retro/dance), Sept. 4, 5-8 p.m. Washingtonian Center, 9811 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg.

Highland Soles -- 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3, Ed Pearlman & Laura Scott, Scottish style fiddler & dancer, Glen Echo Town Hall, 6106 Harvard Ave., $10, $8 children & seniors, 202-546-2228

Out to Lunch Wednesdays -- Rita Clark & the Naturals (bayou rhythms), noon-1:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Rockville Town Center, East Montgomery Avenue, free, 240-314-8600.

On Stage

'Dreamosaurus' -- Dinorock Productions' Grammy Award winner, to Sept. 25, 10 & 11:30 a.m. Wed.-Fri.; 11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. Sat. & Sun., Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., $7, 301-320-6668.

'Joey & Maria's Comedy Italian Wedding' -- Sept. 11, Oct. 2, doors open 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m., Dave & Buster's ShowRoom, third floor, White Flint Mall, 11301 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, $55.50 buffet & show, 301-230-5151.

'Laura' -- Vera Caspary and George Sklar's classic murder mystery, Sept. 3-18, 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat., 2 p.m. Sept. 12, Rockville Little Theatre, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive, $14, $12 seniors & students, $ 7 children, 12 & younger, 240-314-8690.

'Living Out' -- Lisa Loomer's dark comedy about two women, Sept. 8-Oct. 10, Round House Theatre, East-West Highway at Waverly Street, Bethesda, $10-$45, 240-644-1100.

One-Act Festival -- Silver Spring Stage, to Sept. 25 weekends, 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., Woodmoor Shopping Center, lower level, Colesville Road & University Boulevard, $11-$15, 301-593-6036, www.ssstage.org.

'The Sunshine Boys' -- Neil Simon's tribute to vaudeville, Sept. 3-19, 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat., 3 p.m. Sun., Montgomery Playhouse, Asbury Methodist Village Rosborough Center, 409 Russell Ave., Gaithersburg, $12, $10 seniors & students, 301-977-5751.

'Venus' -- Suzan-Lori Parks' satire, to Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m. Tues. & Sun. (except Sept. 26); 8 p.m. Wed.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sat., Sun. & Sept. 23; audio-described 8 p.m Sept. 15; sign-interpreted 8 p.m. Sept. 16; post-show discussions 8 p.m. Sept. 8 & 2 p.m. Sept. 18, Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, $15-$36, 301-924-3400.

Visual Art

banning + Low -- "A Century of Political Memorabilia: W.J. Bryan to G.W. Bush," to Sept. 6, 3730 Howard Ave., Kensington, 301-933-0700.

BlackRock Center -- R.L. Croft's Sculptures, Metals, Drawings, to Sept. 17, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, 301-528-2260.

Brookside Gardens Visitors' Center -- "Transformations 2004," watercolors by Kandy Vermeer Philips celebrating butterfly show & "Summer Watercolors" by Penny Kritt, to Sept. 11, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton, 301-962-1400.

Christ Congregational Church -- "The Roundness of Things," Alice M.H. CowanWahl's poetry with photographs & line drawings, through Oct., 9525 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, 301-622-4025.

City Hall Gallery -- "Capture the Light," Ron Cannon's pastels, to Oct. 17, 31 South Summit Ave., Gaithersburg, 301-258-6310.

Creative Partners -- The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards exhibit of finalists, Sept. 7-Oct. 2, reception 7-9 p.m. Sept. 8, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda, 301-215-6660, ext. 17.

Eleven Eleven Sculpture Space -- "Contours," sculpture in stone, bronze & wood, Lee Aks of Rockville, Mary Annella Frank of Brinklow, to Sept. 11, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, DC, 703-790-9018.

Frame Avenue -- "California!" photography by Mark Sincevich, Sept. 1-30, reception 6-10 p.m. Sept. 10, 4919 Cordell Ave., Bethesda, 301-654-7700.

Fraser -- "Representing representation II," summer group show, to Sept. 8, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda, 301-718-9651.

Friendship Heights Community Center Art Gallery -- "Past & Present," paintings by Carol Vorosmarti & Linda Kirvan, to Sept. 30, reception 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 12, 4433 South Park Ave., Chevy Chase, 301-656-2797.

Gallery Neptune -- "Frocasians," Anna Edholm Davis' figurative paintings, Sept. 2-25, reception 6-9 p.m. Sept. 10, 4808 Auburn Ave., Bethesda, 301-718-0809.

Glenview Mansion -- Caroline Thorington's "Images from Nature," Yellow Barn Studio Faculty: varied media, Sept. 3-28, reception 1-5 p.m. Sept. 12; artist talk 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23; guided tour 10 a.m. Sept. 24; 16th annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit Juried Regional Artists Show, to Oct. 16, Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive, 240-314-8682.

Kentlands Mansion Gallery -- Women's Watercolor Workshop exhibit, to Sept. 12, 320 Kent Square Road, 301-258-6425.

Maryland School of Art & Design -- Gudelsky Gallery: "Layers of History," Anne Cook & Jane Godfrey, Auxiliary Gallery: "Entropy," Francesca Danieli, Julee Holcombe, Sarah Mann & Rebecca Whittemore, Sept. 1-26, reception 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 7, 10500 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, 301-649-4454.

Montgomery College-Takoma Park -- Annual student show, to Sept. 3, Fine Arts Pavilion, 7600 Takoma Ave., 301-650-1368.

National Museum of Women In the Arts -- "Book as Art XV" by Sohayla Vafai of Rockville & others, to Nov. 28, 1250 New York Ave. NW, DC, 202-783-5000.

Orchard Gallery -- "Before the Storm," Gautam Rao's oil paintings, to Sept. 30, reception 6-9 p.m. Sept. 10, 7917 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda, 240-497-1912.

Osuna Art -- Old Masters to contemporary paintings & sculpture, to Sept. 15, 7200 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, 301-654-4500.

Ozmosis Gallery -- "Kinetic Gestures," Elizabeth Terra's mixed media works on paper, to Sept. 4; "Earth Tranformed & Transfigured," Vidya Vijayasekharan's paintings & Joe Slack's sculpture, Sept. 7-Oct. 2, reception 6-9 p.m. Sept. 10, 7908 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda, 301-664-9662.

Pyramid Atlantic -- Kunst Vault Gallery: Elsabe Dixon's "Book of Days," to Sept. 24, 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, 301-608-9101.

Ratner Museum -- "Six Points of View," two-dimensional works by six local artists, Sept. 5-Oct. 10, reception 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 12, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, 301-429-0970.

Spectrum Center for Natural Medicine -- Sara Steele's New Limited Edition Prints, to Sept. 4, 8830 Cameron St., Suite 501, Silver Spring, 301-565-2700.

Strathmore Hall -- A. Brockie Stevenson's paintings & Lou Stovall's silkscreen art, Sept. 4-Nov. 6; Washington Water Color Association Juried Exhibition, Sept. 2-30, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, 301-530-0540.

Washburn Arts Center -- Silver Spring collage artist Barbara Hardaway, to Sept. 6, reception 4-5:30 p.m. Aug. 31, Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Ave. NE, DC, www.barbarahardawaystudio.com.

Etcetera

Open Photography Exhibit & Discussion -- Silver Spring Camera Club: "The Art of Picture Making," 7:30-9 p.m. Sept. 2, Marvin Memorial Methodist Church, 33 University Blvd. East, Silver Spring, free, 301-384-4911.

Barnes & Noble-Rockville -- Reading & signing: Cheryl McGuinness, "Beauty Beyond the Ashes," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4, 12089 Rockville Pike, free, 301-881-2361.

Reading, Slide Show & Signing -- Takoma Park author Faith Bueltmann Stern, "Getting There with Faith: Adventures of a Travel Addict," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Takoma Park Library, 101 Philadelphia Ave., free, 301-891-7529.

Comedy Open Mic -- Hosted by comedian Marc Patrick, 9 p.m. Thursdays, Saphire Café, 7940 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, 301-986-9708.

Wordsmith Café -- Open Mic Poetry, host Jeffrey Duarte, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Izora Restaurant & Nite Club, 1115 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, $6 with two-drink minimum, 301-495-2960.

Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly Show -- To Sept. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Brookside Gardens South Conservatory, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton, $4, $3 ages 3-12, no strollers allowed, 301-962-1400.

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