Heather Henson carries on her father’s Sesame Street legacy with her own show, “Panther and Crane,” presented by IBEX Puppetry. Using a mix of dance, kites, lights, and puppets, the show tells the story of a crane’s survival in the changing Florida ecosystem. At the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center through October 16. 8 PM. Buy tickets ($30) here.
Travel photographer Derek Brown is “Imagining the Muslim World” at Busboys and Poets. The show highlights the diversity and culture of Muslim communities in countries with the largest Muslim populations. The opening reception is at 5:30. Free.
The Josephine Butler Parks Center (2437 15th St., NW) is presenting an “Evening of Healing Images”—artwork created by survivors of torture. The opening of the exhibit is accompanied by a wine-and-cheese reception. 5:30 to 8. $30 at the door.