'Tap Dogs' to dance at the Mechanic

Arts Notes

October 12, 1997|By Karin Remesch | Karin Remesch,CONTRIBUTING WRITER

The Morris A. Mechanic Theatre has added Dein Perry's award-winning "Tap Dogs" to the lineup of the 1997-1998 season.

The 90-minute, rough, tough and rocking reinvention of tap dancing for the '90s will be in town for one week only, Nov. 4-9.

"Tap Dogs" features an original score by Andrew Wilkie and performed live on stage by the composer and musician Jason Yudoff.

Tickets range from $16.50 to $35.50. Call 410-625-4200.

Public art

Outdoor sculptor Michael Singer will lecture at the Maryland Institute, College of Art at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Mount Royal Station auditorium.

He will focus on the role of public and environmental art in today's culture.

The lecture is part of the college's Mixed Media Series. Admission is free. Call 410-225-2300.

Looking at art

Learn to appreciate art at "How to Look at Art," a lecture series offered at the Columbia Art Center, 6100 Foreland Garth.

Presented by artist Stephanie Guerin, programs on a variety of art periods are scheduled from 6: 30 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m. Tuesdays.

Topics include "Northern Renaissance Art/15th Century," this Tuesday; "Northern Renaissance Art/16th Century," Oct. 21.

Slides will be shown at each session to highlight major works of art. Basic elements such as line, color and space also will be discussed.

The cost is $12-$15. Call 410- 730-0075.

Contributors sought

Woodholme House Publishers, a Baltimore-based independent book publisher, is looking for contributions from young artists for its forthcoming book, "Songs of Myself: Episodes From the Edge of Adulthood." The book is a collection of essays written by college-age adults.

Artists currently enrolled in area colleges, but not necessarily fine arts majors, should submit a photograph of original artwork or a print of their original photography.

Only one submission per artist will be accepted. About 12 pieces of art will be selected. Entry deadline is Oct. 31. For more information, call 410-653-7903.

Auditions

* Towson Dinner Theatre. "The Little Mermaid," a Young People's Theatre production. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow and Tuesday at the theater, 100 E. Chesapeake Ave. For more information, call 410-321-6595.

* 2nd Star Productions. "Sweeney Todd." 1 p.m. Saturday at the Bowie Playhouse, Whitemarsh Park in Bowie. Call 410-798-7001.

* Baltimore Chamber Chorale. Experienced choral singers needed for 1997-1998 season. Rehearsals at 7: 30 p.m. Mondays in the Towson area. For auditioning appointment, call 410-684-3327.

Pub Date: 10/12/97

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