Shaw's 'Mrs. Warren'For a timeless study of social...

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April 01, 1999|By Karin Remesch

Shaw's 'Mrs. Warren'

For a timeless study of social hypocrisy, see George Bernard Shaw's "Mrs. Warren's Profession" today through May 2 in the Pearlstone Theater at Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St. The play is directed by Irene Lewis and features Lois Smith as Mrs. Warren and Lise Bruneau as her daughter Vivie (pictured). Curtain is 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday; call for exceptions and additional matinees. Tickets are $10-$40. Call 410-332-0033 or 800-955-5566.

Fashionable Thursday

View the newest in spring fashions during First Thursday's fashion show, "Funky to Fine: A Charles Street/Mount Vernon Fashion Show Extravaganza," 6 to 7 tonight at the George Peabody Library, 17 E. Mount Vernon Place. After the show, visitors to First Thursdays can enjoy free admission to participating Charles Street and Mount Vernon attractions, including the Maryland Historical Society, the Peabody Institute, Washington Monument and the Mount Vernon Museum of Incandescent Lighting. Also offered are restaurant specials and extended shopping hours. Call 410-244-1030.

Jewish Film Festival

An American-made documentary on the "Kindertransports," the rescue mission that saved the lives of thousands of children, and a bittersweet Sephardic love story of 19th-century Jerusalem are two of the seven films to be shown at the 11th Annual Baltimore Jewish Film Festival, Saturday through April 27 at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave. Films are "Women," 8:15 p.m. Saturday; "Autumn Sun," 4 p.m. Sunday; "For My Baby," 8:15 p.m. April 10; "The Comedian Harmonists," 2 p.m. April 11; "My Knees Were Jumping: Remembering the Kindertransports," 7:30 p.m. April 13; "Man Is a Woman," 7:30 p.m. April 15; and "Gentlemen's Agreement," 7:30 p.m. April 27. Tickets are $6, $12 for the final screening. Call 410-542-4900, Ext. 239.

'Legends Meet Legends'

Listen to classic and soulful sounds Sunday when the Baltimore Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St., presents "Legends Meet Legends," with the reinvented Temptations(pictured), Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, the Marvellettes, the Coasters and Shirley Reeves Alston, the original lead singer of the Shirelles. The program includes familiar sounds blended with new upbeat grooves of American pop music. The concert starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $27.50-$37.50. Call 410-347-2010 or 410-481-SEAT.

AROUND THE HARBOR

Easter Weekend

Enjoy two days of free entertainment and a visit by the Easter Bunny during the annual Inner Harbor Easter Weekend Celebration, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, throughout Harborplace and the Gallery. Featured are the antics of street performers, jazz by Tim Eyerman and East Coast Offerings, music of the Andes by Alborada, and gazing at the stars with street-corner astronomer Herman Heyn. Admission is free. For a complete schedule of events, call 410-837-4636 or 800-282-6632.

'Einstein Alive'

Audiences will be taken on an interactive and entertaining journey when Marc Spiegel transforms himself into scientist Albert Einstein on Saturday at Port Discovery, 35 Market Place. Performances at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. include animation, humor and audience involvement. It's free with museum admission of $10, $7.50 ages 3-12, and free for kids under 3. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Call 410-727-8120.

Archaeology month

Celebrate Maryland's archaeology month during April and help preserve the past for the future by participating in various educational and fun programs throughout the state. More than 40 digs and workshops, tours, lectures and exhibits for the entire family are scheduled. They include a show of historic archaeological finds, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays at Homewood House, 3400 N. Charles St., and tours of a mid-19th-century excavation site at Oregon Ridge Nature Center, April 19-30. For a detailed schedule of activities, call 410-514-7661.

Steeplechase

Pack a picnic Saturday and spend an afternoon in the country, cheering on the riders in the first of Maryland's Big Four spring timber races. The Elkridge-Harford Point-to-Point, a testing ground for the country's best timber horses for more than 50 years, starts at 1:30 p.m. at Atlanta Hall Farm, Pocock Road, west of Jarrettsville Pike. Six races are scheduled. Pit beef and beverages are available. Gates open at noon, and admission is $25 a car. Call 410-771-4601.

Pub Date: 04/01/99

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