Dutch dancer at Theatre Project"Little Folk Anthem," the...

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April 16, 1995|By J. Wynn Rousuck

Dutch dancer at Theatre Project

"Little Folk Anthem," the final production in the U.S./Netherlands Touring & Exchange Project, will be presented the Theatre Project at Everyman Theatre, 1727 N. Charles St., Wednesdaythrough Sunday.

Performed by Amsterdam dancer and choreographer Truus Bronkhorst, "Little Folk Anthem" consists of a series of scenes -- set to the music of Jimi Hendrix, Bach, Beethoven, Arvo Part and the Doors -- in which Bronkhorst engages in a boxing match with the world. The U.S./Netherlands Touring & Exchange Project has brought three Dutch companies to four American cities over the past three years. Curtain times for "Little Folk Anthem" are 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $14. For more information call (410) 752-8558.

@ The Maryland Stage Company, the resident theater company at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, will present John Webster's 17th-century tragedy "The Duchess of Malfi," opening Wednesday at the UMBC Theatre, 5401 Wilkens Ave.

Wendy Salkind portrays the duchess, whose marriage to a commoner, played by Michael Stebbins, has fatal consequences. Direction is by Xerxes Mehta, with costumes by Elena Zlotesco, sets by William Brown, lighting by Terry Cobb and an original score by Lee Hoiby, performed by a live ensemble. Show times are 8 p.m. April 19-22, April 27-29 and May 4-6. Tickets are $10. (Tickets to preview performances at 8 ** p.m. tomorrow and Tuesday are $3.) The production is recommended for mature audiences only. For more information call (410) 455-2476.

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J. Wynn Rousuck The Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair, at the Baltimore Museum of Art next weekend, is the only print fair in the country dedicated solely to contemporary prints. Twenty-two dealers located from New York to Tampa will participate, including such well- known galleries as Brooke Alexander, Matthew Marks and Marlborough. Among the art-world masters whose prints they will bring are Jasper Johns, Vija Celmins, Elizabeth Murray, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Lorna Simpson and Brice Marden. The fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 23, but there will also be a benefit preview reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. All proceeds from the fair are used to buy prints and drawings for the museum's collection. For information on the print fair call (410) 396-6347.

John Dorsey

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