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March 20, 1994|By John Dorsey

10,000 works of art for sale

There will be a wide selection of art to choose from at the Washington International Print Fair held in Arlington, Va., Saturday and March 27. Twenty-eight dealers from around the ** country will have 10,000 works of art for sale, including antique maps of Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay, 17th-century Dutch prints, woodcuts of the early 20th-century arts and crafts movement, Audubon birds and animals, and works by famous artists such as James McNeill Whistler, Marc Chagall, Thomas Hart Benton, Pierre Bonnard and Diego Rivera. The show benefits Holy Trinity School in Georgetown and is held at the Rosslyn Westpark Hotel, 1900 North Fort Myer Drive, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 638-6008.

The Lark Quartet is one of the few string quartets comprised entirely of women. It's also one of the even rarer quartets to have won almost all the prestigious competitions a chamber music ensemble can enter: the Naumburg Award, first prize in St. Petersburg's Shostakovich International String Quartet Competition, and top prizes in the London International Competition, Australia's Melbourne International Competition and Canada's Banff Competition. The Lark will perform Friday at 8 p.m. at the Evergreen Carriage House (4545 N. Charles St.). Admission to the concert is $5 and includes a reception after the performance. Call (410) 516-0341 for further information.

Stephen Wigler The city's newest theater, the Playwrights Theatre of Baltimore, is dedicated to world premieres, and it will make its own premiere at 8 p.m. Wednesday with "Life Go Boom!", a new script by Baltimore playwright Alonzo D. Lamont. Directed by Denise Ratajczak, the production stars Regi Davis as a talk-show host whose guests are an African-American studies professor, played by Maria Broom, and the white founder and producer of a black recording group, played by Lance Irwin.

The Playwrights Theatre is a 150-seat facility located in a former institutional laundry at 908 Washington Blvd., next to the old Superba movie theater. Show times for "Life Go Boom!" are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 7 p.m. Sundays, through April 30. Tickets are $20 opening night; $10-$14 thereafter. For more information, call (410) 727-1847.

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J. Wynn Rousuck

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