The Week's Best

THE WEEK'S BEST

October 16, 2003|By Adrienne Saunders

Family

Two weekends of Halloween and autumnal fun are in the works at the Baltimore Zoo's annual ZooBOOO! Musical and educational programs are on the agenda. page 38.

Trips

Harrisburg, Pa.'s, Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts draws visitors from all over the country. Above, Noah Camuso of Salem, Ore., pieces together a puzzle in one of many kid-friendly exhibits. page 45.

Music

Robert Randolph and the Family Band mix steel guitar with a sound that's old and new, sanctified, Southern-fried, uptown and freewheeling. page 29.

Art

A new show at Gallery International, with paintings and sculptures by Uruguayan artists Arturo Mallman and Cecilia Miquez, examines the origins of surrealism. page 16.

Eats

Changes are afoot at Holy Frijoles in Hampden. Now in possession of a liquor license, the restaurant is expanding into the adjoining property. The menu, tasty as-is, is expected to expand, as well. page 20.

PICK OF THE WEEK

What: Portrait-a-thon, where a group of Baltimore artists and Maryland Institute College of Art students will paint portraits of visitors on request. Prices range from $5 to $50. Select from charcoal, caricature and various other styles and a range of portrait sizes.

Where: The H. Lewis Gallery, 1500 Bolton St.

When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday

Why: Because you get original artwork (of yourself!) at a bargain price that benefits the local arts community.

Information: 410-207-0177.

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