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July 06, 2000|By Crystal Williams

Contemporary American Theater Festival

The 10th anniversary season of the Contemporary American Theater Festival at Shepherd College openstomorrow and runs through July 30 in Shepherdstown, W.Va. Four new contemporary American plays - three of them world premieres - will run in rotating repertory: "Miss Golden Dreams," by Joyce Carol Oates, explores the tragic and often shocking life of Marilyn Monroe; "Something in the Air," by Richard Dresser, is a dark comedy about the last surefire investment left; "Hunger," a drama by Sheri Wilner, explores the vast dimensions of longing and desire; "Mary and Myra," by Catherine Filloux, details the lives of Mary Todd Lincoln and her friend Myra Bradwell, the country's first female attorney.

Post-show discussions with playwrights, actors and directors follow certain performances, and "Under the Tent Lectures" are also offered. Single tickets are $15-$25; ticket packages are available. For a complete schedule, call 800-999-CATF.

Vintage Car Lovers Show

See more than 180 antique cars at the annual Vintage Car Lovers Show and Parts Meet Sunday at the Longwood Recreation Center in Brookeville. View domestic and foreign cars, a pedal-car exhibit and new-car displays, and shop for auto parts and memorabilia. Owners of vintage cars, trucks, motorcycles, street rods and race cars are welcome to display their vehicles. Sponsored by the National Capital Region, Early Ford V-8 Club of America.

The car show takes place at the Longwood Recreation Center, 19300 Georgia Ave., Brookeville, Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. $7 to reserve car space; admission is free. Call 410-833-8269.

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