Weekend Events: Former David Bowie Bandmates Play in Tribute; LGBTQ Youth Open Mic
What's happening Feb. 9-11
Via The Fillmore
Make It/Take It—Friday night—Strathmore, North Bethesda
A Strathmore curator will lead a group art activity, teaching guests how to make installations and decorative projects out of used books. The 21-and-over event includes two drinks with a $20 ticket.
The event starts at 6:30 p.m.
Stick Fly—Friday, Saturday and Sunday—Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
The play Stick Fly starts its run at the Kentlands venue. The play follows an affluent black family as two sons bring their girlfriends to meet their parents for the first time.
Tickets are $20 and $18 for students. Shows are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The play continues through Feb. 25.
Celebrating David Bowie—Saturday night—The Fillmore, Silver Spring
A tribute to David Bowie at the Fillmore boasts several former collaborators: Mike Garson, who worked on several Bowie albums including Aladdin Sane and performed with the rock star at his first and last U.S. concerts; and guitarist Earl Slick, band leader Gerry Leonard and bassist Carmine Rojas, who also spent years writing and performing with Bowie.
Tickets are $35 to $41. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Passages—Saturday night—F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, Rockville
Acting troupe the Tamburitzans of Pittsburgh will be performing Passages for one night in Rockville. The show is a celebration of the international heritage that immigrants have brought to the United States.
Tickets are $30 to $38. The show is at 7:30 p.m.
MoCo LGBTQ Youth Open Mic Coffeehouse—Saturday and Sunday—RUC Kaseman Hall, Gaithersburg
The MoCo LGBTQ Youth Forum is hosting a monthly open mic coffeehouse at RUC Kaseman Hall on Lithicum Street in Gaithersburg. For three hours, the stage is open to karaoke, music playing, readings or any other performance.
The free event starts at 7 p.m.
Waterfowl Festival—Sunday—Black Hill Nature Center, Germantown
To celebrate the water birds of Little Seneca Lake and the surrounding areas, Montgomery Parks is hosting a Waterfowl Festival. The event will feature guided birding excursions, information about the bird programs at the park and an opportunity to carve a decoy.
The free event runs from noon to 4 p.m.