'Trace Miller: New Work':
For years, Baltimore artist Trace Miller has cultivated a loyal following with his mystical landscapes and seductive portraits. His latest paintings are featured in Trace Miller: New Work, which opens Sunday and runs through Nov. 17 at Galerie Francoise II, 3500 Parkdale Ave., Studio 20. An opening reception runs from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Go to galeriefrancoiseesf.com.
'Viva El Cine Latino!':
Viva El Cine Latino !, a collection of local shorts by Baltimore Hispanics, which the Creative Alliance promises will provide a document of "Latino life in Charm City" circa 2002, unspools at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., at 8 tonight. Tickets are $8 general admission, $6 Creative Alliance members and students. Call 410-276-1651 or go to creativealliance.org.
Stand Up Comedy Tour:
Bucking the traditional comedy club circuit, JT Habersaat, Richie Stratton, Ruby Collins and Chris Cubas come to the Sidebar Tavern tomorrow as part of the Altercation Punk Stand Up Comedy Tour. It promises to be a night of laughs at the tavern, 218 E. Lexington St. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $9. Call 410-659-4130 or go to sidebartavern.com.
Ra Ra Riot:
One of the most buzzed-about bands in indie-rock circles, Ra Ra Riot released its debut, The Rhumb Line, three months ago. The album brings refreshing lyrical and musical elegance to the sometimes-flat template of the genre. The band plays at 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St. N.W., Washington. Tickets are $12. Call 410-547-7328 or go to ticketmaster.com.
Rashod D. Ollison
'Food for Fish':
A troupe of energetic young thespians opens its second season with Adam Szymkowicz's Food for Fish. In this modern-day update of Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters, siblings in New York long for the New Jersey of their youth. Showtimes vary at the Single Carrot Theatre, 120 W. North Ave., tonight through Oct. 26. Tickets are $10-$12. Call 443-844-9253 or go to singlecarrot.com.
Mary Carole McCauley
Ignat Solzhenitsyn, son of the late Russian author Alexander Solzhenitsyn, will share his dual talents as pianist and conductor with the BSO in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 11 and Schubert's Tragic Symphony. The concert is at 11 a.m. Saturday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. Tickets are $20-$60. Call 410-783-8000 or go to bsomusic.org.