`The Illuminated Brain' Lasers: They're not just those...

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July 27, 2000|By Rasmi Simhan

`The Illuminated Brain'

Lasers: They're not just those annoying red pointers anymore. Multicolored lasers and a large glowing brain help viewers explore what's in their heads in Lightspeed Theater's "The Illuminated Brain," a 20-minute film showing through the end of the year at the Maryland Science Center. The show combines photography and computer-generated drawings for a three-dimensional effect.

"The Illuminated Brain" is shown six times daily (eight times on weekends) at the Maryland Science Center, 601 Light St. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays-Wednesdays; 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. $11.50; $10 seniors and $8.50 ages 4 to 12. Children 3 and under free. Call 410-685-2370.

`Maryland Magic Show'

Magician Ted White has more up his sleeve than tricks and balloon animals.

He will also regale his audience with stories about Maryland heroes tomorrow in "A Maryland Magic Show With the Amazing Clowns & Etc.," part of the Imagination Inspiration Performance Series at the Maryland Historical Society. Recommended for all ages.

The show takes place at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument St. $4; $3.50 MHS members and groups of 10 or more. Reservations required. Call 410-685-3750, Ext. 321 or visit www.mdhs.org.

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