Mother's Day poetry readingComplex relationships between...

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May 07, 1998

Mother's Day poetry reading

Complex relationships between mothers and daughters will be explored by Maryland poets during a Mother's Day poetry reading at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Bibelot bookstore in Timonium Crossing, 2080 York Road. Seventeen poets, many of whom appear in the newly published anthology of poems "Thy Mother's Glass: Poems for Mothers and Daughters," will participate in the second annual event. Among them are Ann Christie, Rosemary Klein (pictured), Natasha Saje and Tillie Friedenberg. Admission is free. Call 410-308-1888.

Annapolis Waterfront Arts Festival

If your Mom likes fine arts and crafts, music ranging from classical to pop, lovable dogs, a pleasant boat ride on a beautiful spring day, and delicious food she doesn't have to cook, then the Annapolis Waterfront Arts Festival is the perfect place to take her to celebrate Mother's Day. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the City Dock. Admission is $6, $3 for ages 12 and under. Call 410-268-8828.

Munch is a scream at BMA

An exhibition featuring 60 rare prints by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch debuts in the United States Wednesday at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Art Museum Drive at North Charles Street. On display through July 19, "Edvard Munch: Symbolist Prints from the Vivian and David Campbell Collection" includes such well-known images as "The Scream" (pictured), "Madonna," "The Sick Child" and "Vampire." Museum hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, and until 9 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. $6, $4 for seniors and students, free for ages 18 and under. Call 410-396-7100.

Space music at the Science Center

Enjoy an "Evening Under the Stars" with Miramar recording artist John Serrie beginning at 7:30 p.m. today in the planetarium at the Maryland Science Center, 601 Light St. The electronic concert features romantic tunes, jazz and space music. Tickets are $7.50 and include a reception after the performance. Reservations are required. Call 410-545-2982.

Blues on the Bay

Listen to blues, sample regional food, view arts and crafts and help raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic this weekend at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis. The blues star lineup includes Buddy Guy (pictured), Mama Jama, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Deanna Bogart, Jonny Lang and the Saffire Uppity Blues Women. Gates open at 11 a.m. each day. Tickets are $25, or $40 for a two-day pass. Tickets at the gate are slightly higher. Call 800-551-SEAT.

WWF's "Raw Is War"

Step into the war zone Monday for three hours of non-stop action beginning at 7:45 p.m. More than 40 World Wrestling Federation superstars invade the Baltimore Arena at 210 W. Baltimore St., including WWF Champion Shawn Michaels, Stone Cold Steve Austin (pictured), Undertaker, Chainsaw Charlie and Ken Shamrock. The event will be broadcast nationwide from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the USA Network. Tickets are $15-$30. Call 410-347-2010.

Gospel musical at the Lyric

For a gospel musical that addresses complex societal issues with a sense of humor, see "I Know I've Been Changed" Tuesday through May 17 at the Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave. Written and produced by Tyler Perry, the show stars Ann Nesby, formerly of the Sounds of Blackness, and hit gospel recording artist LaShun Pace. Show times are 8 p.m. Tuesday through May 16, 3 p.m. May 16, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. May 17. Tickets are $17.50-$28.50. Call 410-481-SEAT.

Pulitzer winner at Center Stage

Take a look at the too-close relationship between teen-age Li'l Bit and her Uncle Peck when Center Stage concludes its season with Paula Vogel's 1998 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "How I Learned To Drive." It runs tomorrow through June 7 in Center Stage's Pearlstone Theater, 700 N. Calvert St. The play by the Maryland native also was named 1997 Best Play by the Drama Desk, New York Drama Critics Circle, Drama League, Obie Award, Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Awards. Previews are 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, and 8 p.m. Tuesday. Opening night is 8 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are $10 to $40. Call 410-332-0033 or 800-955-5566.

Pub Date: 5/07/98

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