This Week's Best


November 13, 2003


If you don't know where to find the Orchard Market and Cafe in Towson, it's tough to spot. But the Persian eatery, tucked in the back of a strip mall, is worth the hunt. Page 16.


Ocean City starts off the holiday celebration early with its 11th annual Winterfest of Lights. A heated tent has been added to the traditional offerings, which include the Winterfest Express Train. Page 34.


Pittsburgh is more of a cultural getaway than you might think. With many museums funded by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, as well as an entire museum devoted to native son Andy Warhol, there is much to see and do in the Pennsylvania city. Page 22.


Southern soul man Calvin Richardson is trying to make his name in a field crowded with such names as D'Angelo, Erykah Badu, India.Arie and Maxwell. But if he keeps on pressing on, he'll probably succeed. Page 25.


Naomi Greenberg-Slovin (left) and Vivienne Shub, native Baltimorean sisters in their 80s, bring decades of knowledge to their first theater collaboration: a series of classes at Everyman Theatre called "Finding the Playwright Between the Lines." Page 15.

Pick of the week

What: Songwriters Invasion featuring Vyktoria Pratt Keating, Brian Gundersdorf of We're About 9, Lisa Cerbone and Eliot Bronson.

Where: The Creative Allianca at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave.

When: Saturday naight at 8.

Why: Because these three singer-songwriters are performing together, which doesn't happen often, and a portion of the proceeds from the show benefits Healthcare for the Homeless.

Tickets: $10 ($8 for Creative Alliance members)

Information: 410-276-1651 or

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