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February 25, 1999

Rockin' Rod Stewart

The rocker with more lives than a cat, Rod Stewart, brings his pop savvy Tuesday to the Baltimore Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St. The man whose resume includes hits from 1971's "Maggie May" to 1978's "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?" to 1994's "Having a Party" takes the stage at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45.25 and $65.25. Call 410-481-SEAT.

'Bring in 'Da Noise'

Loud is laudable when "Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk" comes to the Mechanic Theatre at Hopkins Plaza, Tuesday through March 7. The musical, directed by George C. Wolfe and choreographed by Savion Glover, won four Tony Awards for its groundbreaking combination of dance, sound and text. Show times are 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday evening; 2 p.m. Wednesday and next Saturday; and 3 p.m. next Sunday. Tickets are $32.50-$60.50. Call 410-752-1200.

The young and the old

The Hunt Valley Antiques Show at Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn, at I-83 and Shawan Road, explores the theme of "Scenes From Childhood" this weekend. There will be a tour of the show for kids 6 to 12, as well as lectures by Alexandra Stoddard on "The Decoration of Houses" tomorrow at 10 a.m. for $40 and by Jo Gladstone on "Victorian Children and Their Books" Saturday at 10 a.m. for $25. The show, which benefits Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland, is tomorrow, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $8, and a preview party tonight from 6 to 9 costs $85. For information or for lecture or party reservations, call 410-366-1980, Ext. 253.

'Art in Poland'

"Art in Poland" becomes art in Baltimore when the traveling show of objects from 35 Polish museums opens at the Walters Art Gallery, 600 N. Charles St., on Tuesday and runs through May 9. The exhibition's works range from a crown and scepter to a suit of armor adorned with feathers and leopard skin. Admission is $10; $8 seniors, college students and ages 18-25; $7.50 each for groups of 15 or more; $4 for children 6-17; and free for kids under 6 and museum members. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday (until 8 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month) and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Call 410-547-9000.

Jazz meets classical

Jazz legend Dave Brubeck (pictured) joins the Baltimore Choral Arts Society under the baton of Tom Hall in an unusual concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. The evening will feature the premiere of Brubeck's choral work "Pange Lingua Variations," a session by his jazz quartet, and the BCAS chorus and orchestra performing works by Bach, including the Brandenburg Concerto No. 3. Tickets are $15-$50, plus $50 for a reception following the performance. Call 410-783-8000.

Opera premiere at Peabody

E.M. Forster's novel "Where Angels Fear To Tread" takes operatic form in an adaptation by Peabody Conservatory faculty member Mark Lanz Weiser, with libretto by Roger Brunyate. Brunyate also directs the Peabody Opera Theatre's world premiere of the work, the story of the tragic events that unfold when repressed English and emotional Italian cultures clash. Performances are 7:30 tonight, tomorrow and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in Friedberg Hall, One E. Mount Vernon Place. Tickets are $22; $11 seniors; $8 students. Call 410-659-8124.

AROUND THE HARBOR

Art and travel

Creations from earrings to fine furniture, from handmade clothing to bejeweled cat collars, will be sold during the American Craft Council show this weekend at the Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St. The ACC show is open 10 a.m.-9 p.m. tomorrow; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8.50 or $15 for a two-day pass; free for children under 12. Call 410-962-1122.

If you're feeling flighty while you're at the Convention Center, catch the Travel Expo sponsored by The Sun from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Destination information and seminars help improve your travel smarts, and for fun, there are contests, giveaways, book-signings and entertainment. Admission is $5; free for children under 12. Call Sun-dial at 410-783-1800, code 4744.

'Cool Students'

Monday through Friday next week, students who present a report card with at least one "A" or the equivalent get free admission to the Inner Harbor Ice Rink at Rash Field. Skate rental is extra. Rink sessions are Monday-Friday, noon-2 p.m., 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 7 p.m.-9 p.m. and, on Friday, 9 p.m.-11 p.m.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; and noon-5 p.m. and 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Sunday. Regular admission is $4 weekdays, $5 weekends and holidays; skate rental is $2. Call 410-385-0675.

Pub Date: 02/25/99

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