La Provence concert series extended
The free La Provence Thursday Night Concert Series at Hopkins Plaza downtown has been extended through the third week in September.
The additional concerts include the reggae band Uprising this Thursday, the jazz quintet Cabo Frio on Sept. 5, the fusion group Spur of the Moment on Sept. 12 and the jazz band Tim Eyermann & The East Coast Offering on Sept. 19.
The concerts -- named after its sponsor, La Provence Restaurant -- run from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the plaza, located between Charles Street, Baltimore Street and Hopkins Plaza. For more information, call 837-4636.
BFF film season
The Baltimore Film Forum kicks off its 1991-'92 season with its second annual "Premiere Series" of classic foreign and American films.
The series, held in the Meyerhoff Theatre of the Baltimore Museum of Art, begins Sept. 5 with a newly restored print of Jean Cocteau's 1949 "Orpheus," followed on Sept. 6 by a newly released version of Jean Vigo's 1934 exploration of life and love aboard a river barge, "L'Atalante."
On Sept. 12 and 13, the series will feature "Cross My Heart," a 1990 French film about an orphaned 10-year-old boy. "Strangers in Good Company," a 1990 Canadian film about eight elderly women stranded in the Quebec countryside, will be screened Sept. 19, followed by Czechoslovakian director Jiri Menzel's 1968 comedy "Larks on a String."
"Chang," a 1927 silent film about a family's adventure on the Siamese frontier, will be shown Sept. 26, followed by "Tabu," a 1931 film shot in Tahiti that won an Academy Award for cinematography.
"Blood in the Face," a 1991 documentary on the white supremacist movement, will be shown Oct. 3, followed by "The Killer," a Chinese action film made in 1989.
All screenings begin at 8 p.m. Admission is $5 for the public; $4 for BFF and BMA members, students and seniors. For more information, call 889-1993.
School 33 seeks artists
The city-run School 33 Art Center is seeking artists to participate in a juried exhibition tentatively titled "Art and the Social."
The multimedia exhibition will be curated by Eleanor Heartney, a New York-based art critic, and is open to all artists whose studios are within a 75-mile radius of Baltimore. The exhibit, focusing on art "which deals on the level of content, context or form with the social world," will open in December.
The deadline for applications is Sept. 20. For more information, call 396-4641.
The following auditions are coming up:
*The Baltimore Choral Arts Society, Sept. 3 and 4, by appointment. Call 523-7070.
*The Columbia Pro Cantare Chorus, by appointment. Call 465-5744 or 730-8549.