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Play some ‘Zeppelin’! Rock documentary “Led Zeppelin Played Here,” will enjoy an encore presentation at 9:15 p.m. Friday at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring. In 1969, man was on the moon, Sesame Street was on the tube and Richard Nixon was en route to the White House. And Led Zeppelin supposedly performed in the gym of the Wheaton Youth Center on Georgia Avenue in Montgomery County, in front of 50 confused teenagers. Filmmaker Jeff Krulik’s take on the enduring local legend features interviews with rock writers, musicians and fans, and several who claim they witnessed history on Jan. 20, 1969. Krulik will be present and all tickets are $5. For more information, visit www.aﬁ. com/silver.
AFI SILVER THEATRE AND CULTURAL CENTER
Labor Day on display
‘Eyes’ world ON THE
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington will showcase 44 photographs by world-famous Israeli photographer Rudi Weissenstein from Sept. 1 to Oct. 13 at the center’s Goldman Art Gallery in Rockville. The exhibit, “Your Fortunate Eyes,” is free and open to the public. Primarily taken between the 1930s and the 1970s, Weissenstein’s photographs capture a multifaceted Israel during the early years of its formation, documenting the arrival of Jewish immigrants, the construction of new settlements and industries, the kibbutz collectives and Bedouin Arabs, as well as military parades, cultural events and scenes from everyday life. The exhibit was curated by Ben Peter, Michal Amram & Andreas Grau-Fuchs, Pri-Or PhotoHouse Tel Aviv, and supported by The Kaplan Family Foundation. For more information, visit www.jccgw.org.
The works of Israeli photographer Rudi Weissenstein will be on view at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington in Rockville from Sept. 1 to Oct. 13. Pictured: Miriam Weissenstein, 1940.
The 43rd Annual Labor Day Art Show will return to Glen Echo Park’s historic Spanish Ballroom this weekend. Sponsored by
the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, the exhibition and sale runs from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday to Tuesday. Admission is free. A reception is scheduled for 7-9 p.m. Friday, with many participating artists expected to attend. The exhibit will showcase the work of more than 250 artists from the midAtlantic region, many with a connection to Glen Echo Park, either as instructors or students. The non-juried show includes original works from artists of all ages and skill levels. Guests can also enjoy an Irish Music & Dance Showcase from 1-6 p.m. Saturday and again on Monday in the Bumper Car Pavilion. The historic 1921 Dentzel carousel will operate from noon to 6 p.m. throughout the holiday weekend. For more information, visit www.glenechopark.org.
The 43rd Annual Labor Day Art Show returns to Glen Echo Park’s Spanish Ballroom this weekend. GLEN ECHO PARK
‘Conversation’ starter “Longing to Eavesdrop on the Conversation,”
featuring the works of Randall Lear and Ellyn Weiss, will be on view to Oct. 6 at the Adah Rose Gallery, 3766 Howard Ave., Kensington. An opening reception, featuring music by the Blackberry Blonde, is scheduled for Sept. 21. Lear’s paintings, sculptures, and installations blur the lines between all three disciplines, his playful palettes and compositions providing a glimpse into a whimsical space where graphic forms mix and mingle. With their bright, bold palettes shaped into primordial forms, Weiss’ encaustic sculptures evoke a sense of immediacy, but offer a world of intricate details upon closer inspection. Gallery hours are 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday and by appointment. For more information, visit www. adahrosegallery.com.
An example of Randall Lear’s whimsical work. ADAH ROSE GALLERY
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