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March 19, 1998|By Karin Remesch

World Championship Wrestling

Cheer on your favorite wrestlers when they battle it out on the mat at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Baltimore Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St. The World Championship Wrestling blastoff includes Hollywood Hulk Hogan and the Sting, Nature Boy Ric Flair and Curt Hennig, Bret "Hit Man" Hart vs. Scott Hall, and Bill Goldberg vs. Jerry Flynn. In team competition, Diamond Dallas Page and Chris Benoit take on Raven and Perry Saturn and Juventud Guerrera and Lizmark Jr. battle Phychosis and Laparka. Tickets are $12-$35. Call 410-481-SEAT.

Benefit concert

Enjoy folk music tomorrow evening and at the same time help raise funds to offset medical expenses incurred by DJ Tony Sica and others in the folk music community who suffer catastrophic illness. The "Friends Helping Friends" benefit performance, featuring Jon Carroll, Bill Danoff, Al Petteway, Sue Richards, Maggie Sansone (pictured), Side by Side and Linda and the Lucky Four, starts at 8:30 p.m. at Mays Chapel, 11911 Jenifer Road, Timonium. Tickets are $20. Call 410-922-5210.

Pop at the BMA

The Baltimore Museum of Art's newest exhibition -- "The Great American Pop Art Store: Multiples of the Sixties" -- opens Wednesday and runs through May 24. More than 100 pop art multiples are on display, including Andy Warhol's "Campbell's Soup Can," floating "Silver Clouds" and "Cow Wallpaper." Also showcased are works by Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg and others. Museum hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission is $6, $4 seniors, free for museum members and ages 18 and younger. Call 410-396-7100.


Famed Scottish percussionist Evelyn Glennie joins music director David Zinman and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for three concerts featuring the Maryland premiere of Christopher Rouse's "Der gerettete Alberich," a fantasy for percussion and orchestra. The Celebrity Concerts are presented 8 p.m. today and Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. A preconcert supper and talk is set for 6:30 p.m. tomorrow and coffee and pastries are offered before Saturday's concert. Tickets are $13- $53. The supper is $13.50. Call 410-783-8000.


A Spanish soldier is driven to heartbreak, madness and, of course, knife-wielding mayhem by a seductive and unfaithful Gypsy when the Baltimore Opera Company presents Georges Bizet's "Carmen" tonight through March 29 at the Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave. Show times are 7:30 p.m. today and Wednesday, 8:15 p.m. Saturday, March 27 and March 28, and 3 p.m. Sunday and March 29. The opera is sung in French with English surtitles. Tickets are $22-$100. Call 410-727-6000.

Around the Harbor

Soap Box Derby

Learn how to build a Soap Box Derby car with the aid of derby pros from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Maryland Science Center. Examples of diverse classes of cars will be on display, including a Special Olympics car, stock and super stock, masters and vintage cars. Experienced racers will talk with prospective racers, and a car will be constructed throughout the afternoon. Admission -- including the center's three floors of hands-on exhibits, the IMAX Theater and the Davis Planetarium -- is $9, $7 for children. Call 410-685-2370.

'The Woman in Black'

"The Woman in Black," a chilling tale that left audiences gasping in London's West End for nearly a decade, will keep you at the edge of your seat tomorrow through April 19 in the Pearlstone Theater at Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St. The curtain for the fright-provoking two-actor thriller rises at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday (except this week and April 11), and 2 p.m. (except this week) and 7: 30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10-$40. Call 410-332-0033 or 800-955-5566.

Choral Arts Society

Th Baltimore Choral Arts Society presents Brahms' "Requiem" at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. Guest performers include internationally renowned soprano Janice Chandler, baritone David Arnold and the Towson University Chorale. Director Tom Hall will lead more than 200 musicians, including an expanded chorus and orchestra. Tickets are $10-$35. Call 410-783-8000.

Pub Date: 3/19/98

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