In concert Thursday evening: Uprising, Busload of Faith
The raggae band Uprising will perform this week in La Provence Thursday Night Concert Series at Hopkins Plaza downtown. Baltimore-based Uprising combines original compositions with songs by such well-known musicians as Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Black Uhuru. Opening the program will be Busload of Faith, which performs an eclectic repertoire of rock, raggae, jazz, folk and dance music.
The free concert begins at 7 p.m. Food is available and concertgoers are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs. Call 837-4636 for more information.
The Bowman Ensemble begins its second summer repertory season on Thursday with Carlo Goldoni's 18th century comedy, "The Fan," newly translated by Rick Davis, associate artistic director of Center Stage. A non-profit organization allied with McDonogh School, the ensemble performs on the school's Owings Mills campus. Tickets are $10.
Alternating with "The Fan" will be two other plays in repertory: John Guare's "Marco Polo Sings a Solo," opening July 18, and "The Best Western," a new work by the troupe's resident playwright, Matthew Ramsay, opening July 25. For performance dates and more information call 363-9254.
@ Beginning Friday, the Spotlighters Theatre, 817 St. Paul St., will present "The Naked House Painting Society," Robert R. Bowie Jr.'s fifth play in five years in the Baltimore Playwrights Festival. Curtain times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 p.m., with matinees Sundays at 2:30 p.m., through July 28. Tickets are $7.
Mr. Bowie's latest entry concerns two married couples who reunite at a vacation home that had a special meaning in their past. For more information call 752-1225.
J. Wynn Rousuck