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April 15, 2004|By Sarah Schaffer

Smith book sale

Stock up on summer reading this weekend at the Smith College Club of Baltimore's 46th annual used-book sale.

Tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday, stop by the Exhibition Hall at the Timonium Fairgrounds to browse and buy texts from a collection of thousands.

Paperback and hardcover books in more than 30 categories will be available at the event, which will also have CDs, tapes and sheet music.

Hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. tomorrow, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free except between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. tomorrow, when a $10 donation is requested.

The Maryland State Fairgrounds is at 2200 York Road, Timonium. For more information, call the fairgrounds office at 410-252-0200.

Sculpture at Grimaldis

The works of German sculptor Annette Sauermann are on display at the C. Grimaldis Gallery.

Lightspaces, the artist's first solo exhibition in the United States in 10 years, features a number of her concrete and paper sculptures and one steel-and-paper installation.

The show will remain at the Charles Street gallery through May 22.

C. Grimaldis Gallery is at 523 N. Charles St. Hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and by appointment. Call 410-539-1080.

Art exhibit, auction

Local artists take note: Maryland Art Place's eighth annual Free-Hung Exhibition and Silent Auction will take place April 24.

Prepare your artwork for submission now; priced-to-sell pieces must be hung or arranged during a 48-hour period that starts at 9 a.m. on April 22 (one work per artist). Two- and three-dimensional artwork is permitted, but the gallery reserves the right to refuse anything deemed unacceptable.

An auction of the artwork is scheduled to take place 8 p.m.-1 a.m. on April 24; proceeds from the sale will be split between the artist and MAP.

Tickets for the auction are $10 for participating artists. Tickets for the public are $40 in advance, $45 at the door.

Maryland Art Place is at 8 Market Place, Suite 100. Call 410-962-8565 or visit

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