'Challenge' show to feature work of disabled artists

ARTS NOTES

August 15, 1993|By Linell Smith | Linell Smith,Staff Writer

The Jewish Community Center is seeking entries for an October art show by artists who are physically or developmentally disabled. "The Challenge that is Art," a juried exhibition of approximately 50 works by area artists, will run Oct. 17-Oct. 26 as part of the Jewish Community Center's Physically and Developmentally Challenged Expo. Slides and/or photographs of work must be submitted to the JCC by Sept 1. The exhibition will be held in cooperation with Maryland Artists Equity Foundation and Very Special Arts Maryland. For details, call (410) 542-4900.

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The Baltimore Children's Museum at the Cloisters has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The award will enable the museum to develop a long-range plan for the exhibitions and programming it will offer when it moves from its Brooklandville location to its planned home at the Inner Harbor's Brokerage building.

Auditions

Avalon Theater Company will hold auditions for "The Vampyre" at 2 p.m. today and 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Catonsville Recreation Center, 106 Bloomsbury Ave., Catonsville. The production, directed by Peggy McKinley, will run Oct. 15 and 16, 22, 23, 24, 29 and 30. For details, call (410) 744-4964.

The Columbia Community Players will hold auditions for "Forty Carats" at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow and Tuesday at Faulkner Ridge Community Center, 10518 Marble Faun Road, Columbia. Roles call for six women and five men. Production dates are Oct. 29 and 30 and Nov. 5 and 6. For details, call (410) 381-9403.

The University of Maryland Chorus, directed by Paul Traver, will run its annual auditions Aug. 28, 29 and 30 in College Park. The season includes a fall concert with works by Bach, Brahms, Britten and Schonberg; a Christmas concert and a spring concert with Handel's "Alexander's Feast" and "Dettingen Te Deum." To schedule an audition, call (301) 405-5571.

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