COMPILED BY SANDRA FLEISHMAN
arts & entertainment
Jazz guitarist Pat Metheny
performs at Strathmore on
Oct. 6. For details, turn to
VOICES FOR AUTISM BENEFIT. The
evening of music by The B Street Band,
a Springsteen tribute band, includes
food stations and an open bar. Proceeds
bene;t Voices for Autism, a nonpro;t that
raises money for research, awareness
and services. 7-11 p.m. $125. Bethesda
Blues & Jazz Supper Club, Bethesda.
MARYLAND LYRIC OPERA: LA FANCIULLA
DEL WEST. Puccini’s rarely performed work,
based on the play The Girl of the Golden
West by American author David Belasco,
is a romantic Western epic. The two casts
are led by internationally known sopranos
Susan Bullock and Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs
in the title role; the Maryland Lyric Opera
Orchestra performs onstage. 7: 30 p.m.
$50-$75. The Music Center at Strathmore,
North Bethesda. 301-581-5100, mdlo.org.
3RD ANNUAL FUNKATEERS BALL. Special
guests include Clones of Funk and guest
MC Bootsy Collins. The night brings
together fans of Parliament-Funkadelic and
other legendary funk artists and bands. 8
p.m. $65. Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper
Club, Bethesda. 240-330-4500, bbjlive.com.
RESIDENTE. The Puerto Rican rapper,
writer, producer and co-founder of the
alternative rap group Calle 13, has won
25 Grammys, the most awarded to a Latin
artist. Residente (real name, René Pérez)
is also known as a social justice advocate
and spokesperson for UNICEF and Amnesty
International campaigns. 8: 30 p.m.
$39.50-$199. The Fillmore, Silver Spring.
KARLA BONOFF. The Southern California
singer-songwriter penned hits for Linda
Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt and many others.