'Midnight' in concertThe nonfiction book "Midnight in the...


November 07, 1996|By Lori Sears

'Midnight' in concert

The nonfiction book "Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil" spent two years on the New York Times Book Review's best-seller list. And now it's spending this fall touring as a jazz concert.

Tomorrow night at the Kennedy Center in Washington, the book which captures the personalities of Savannah, Ga., through the lens of a true-crime tale, will be transformed into a concert by its real-life characters and author John Berendt to the music of Johnny Mercer.

The show is at the Kennedy Center, 2700 F St., off West Virginia and New Hampshire avenues. N.W. in Washington, tomorrow at 8: 30 p.m. Tickets are $22-$40. Call (202) 833-9800.

Arts and crafts fair

If you're looking for holiday gift ideas, the Rehoboth Art League in Delaware is having its annual "Holiday Fair of Arts and Crafts" on Saturday. Artists and artisans will be selling items including hand-painted porcelain Christmas ornaments, tiled mirrors and clocks, stuffed toys, wood bird carvings, sculptures, tapestry weavings and jewelry.

While at the fair, visit the Dover Art League's exhibit, "A Collage of Cultures: Many Visions, One Community," housed in the Homestead Mansion, featuring works of Native American descendants in Delaware. Opening reception is Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and is free.

The fair will be in the Rehoboth Art League buildings, 12 Dodds Lane, Henlopen Acres in Rehoboth Beach on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $1. For more information, call (302) 227-8408.

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