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April 22, 2004


Join the Johns Hopkins University in welcoming spring at the 33rd annual Johns Hopkins Spring Fair tomorrow through Sunday.

The Homewood campus will be filled with carnival rides, inflatable extreme games, craft vendors and food ranging from gyros to funnel cakes. Performers and interactive workshops will entertain children.

Bands such as the Silent Groove and Snoozebox will rock the Hopkins campus. On Saturday, Guster will bring its alternative sound to the Ralph S. O'Connor Recreation Center.

Admission to the fair and parking are free. Admission to the Guster concert is $17 to the public through www.jhuspringfair.musicto, $1 with the Hopkins Entertainment Pass, and $7 for all other Johns Hopkins students with ID. The fair runs from noon to 6 p.m. tomorrow and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Guster concert will begin at 7:30 Saturday night.

The Homewood campus of the Johns Hopkins University is at 3400 N. Charles St. Call 410-516-7692 or visit

-- Greg Romano


Art enthusiasts can find original gems of local art, enjoy live music and refreshments and help support Maryland Art Place all at once on Saturday. The eighth annual Free-Hung Exhibition, silent auction and Out of Order gala will be held 8 p.m.-1 a.m.

Artists will be putting their work (one priced-to-sell piece each) on display today. Both two- and three-dimensional artwork, including jewelry and ceramics, can be exhibited.

While perusing the art and bidding for their favorites, guests can enjoy food, beer, wine and live music.

Tickets for the auction are $10 for participating artists. Tickets for the public are $40 in advance, $45 at the door. Proceeds benefit programming for Maryland Art Place, a non-profit center to promote contemporary art.

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

-- Heather Goddard


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