In Sunday's Arts & Entertainment section, the phone number to call for information about Angela Davis' lecture on Dec. 3 at Center Stage was incorrectly listed. The correct number is (410) 332-0033.
The Sun regrets the error.
Former student activist Angela Davis will lecture to college students at 5 p.m. Saturday at Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St.
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Presented by the theater's "Theater for a New Generation" in conjunction with the current production of August Wilson's "Two Trains Running," the program is free to Center Stage student pass holders and $5 for the general public.
Dr. Davis first came to national attention in 1969 after being removed from her teaching position in the philosophy department at the University of California, Los Angeles, for being a social activist and member of the Communist Party.
She is currently a professor in the history of consciousness program at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
The event includes a post-lecture reception. For details, call (410) 332-0333.
A panel discussion concerning the meaning and usefulness of art museums and galleries is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Cathedral Church of the Incarnation, 4 E. University Parkway.
Participants are Jay M. Fisher, curator of prints, drawings and photographs at the Baltimore Museum of Art; Rebecca Hoffberger, founder of the American Visionary Art Museum, the national museum of outsider art scheduled to open at the Inner Harbor next year; Jack Rasmussen, director of Maryland Art Place, a Baltimore nonprofit gallery; Amalie Rothschild, well-known local artist; and George Ciscle, director of the Contemporary, Baltimore's museum without walls.
Each will speak to the question "Do Our Art Museums and Public Galleries Serve the Arts, the Artists, and the People?"
The evening is sponsored by the Baltimore News Network, a nonprofit group that operates a bookstore on 25th Street and produces a periodical newsletter on the environment and other topics including the arts.
Admission is $4 per person. For details, call (410) 828-0735.
The Maryland Historical Society will hold its first holiday book and author fair, featuring book signings by more than a dozen Maryland authors, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 4 at the society, 201 W. Monument St.
A lecture and discussion on Maryland at Gettsyburg by Robert Cottom, co-author with Mary Ellen Hayward of "Maryland in the ** Civil War: A House Divided," is scheduled at 2:30 p.m.
During the afternoon, the library will show more than 3,000 volumes transferred from the George Peabody Library before they are merged with the MHS collection. A special sale of duplicate volumes from this collection will include several hundred volumes of genealogy and local history.
The authors who will attend the event are Margaret Law Callcott, Carleton Jones, Marion E. Warren and Mame Warren, Vincent Fitzpatrick and Bradford Jacobs, John Sherwood, Jennifer Goldsborough, Garrett Power, Elizabeth Fletcher Hartley, Pat Vojtech, Susan Stiles Dowell and Frank R. Shivers. Their books primarily concern local history and various Maryland subjects.
For details about this free event, call (410) 685-3750, Ext. 342.
Scholarships in theater, dance, music and visual arts are available to qualified new undergraduate students at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. The Artist Scholars Award provides full tuition, fees, room and board over four years of study as well as internships and other opportunities to work with UMBC's arts faculty. Candidates for the program are nominated by their high schools. The deadline is Dec. 15. For details, call (410) 455-3813.
In addition, fine arts scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 are available. Auditions for these awards are scheduled Dec. 10. For details, call individual departments: theater, (410) 455-2917; dance, (410) 455-2179; music, (410) 455-2942.
Daniela Jodorkovsky, a ninth- grader at Park School, has won the 1994 Student Composer Project of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society.
Her work "Five Haiku," a composition for women's chorus, will debut at the society's annual Christmas concerts, Dec. 10 at Goucher College and Dec. 11 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen. The latter concert will be broadcast Dec. 18 on WBJC-FM.
Ms. Jodorkovsky, 14, studies musicianship and piano at Peabody Preparatory. For the past five summers, she has attended the Walden School summer music camp in New Hampshire to study composition, as well as musicianship and choral singing.
The society's Student Composer Project has premiered a composition by a Maryland student composer at its annual Christmas concert since 1990. For details about the project or the concerts, call (410) 523-7070.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has scheduled an open rehearsal and lecture program at 6 p.m. Thursday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. BSO associate conductor David Lockington will speak to audiences before Christopher Seaman rehearses the orchestra in Haydn's Symphony No. 99 and Orff's "Carmina Burana." Soloists Harolyn Blackwell, John Aler and Haijing Fu will perform along with the boys' choirs of St. Paul's and St. David's churches.
Admission, which includes a light supper, is $5 per person. For tickets and details, call (410) 783-8000.