Art Notes

ARTS NOTES

April 30, 2004

Westminster High art students plan auction of creations

The Westminster High School National Art Honor Society will hold a silent auction of student works from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Westminster library branch.

The library is at 50 E. Main St.

Information: 410-751-3630.

McDaniel film series ends with `Bush Mama'

McDaniel College's 2003-2004 Film and Discussion Series will conclude with Bush Mama at 7 p.m. Monday in Room 108 of Hill Hall.

Bush Mama is a drama about a black woman who is living on welfare in a Los Angeles ghetto and trying to raise her daughter alone after her partner is imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit.

Outbursts of violence assume a fantasy-like power in the narrative, which flows from real time to flashback and real life to nightmare.

Information: 410-386-4632 or 410-857-2791.

Bretholz to discuss his `Leap Into Darkness'

Author Leo Bretholz will give a lecture from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Scott Center theater at Carroll Community College's 1601 Washington Road campus in Westminster.

Bretholz will talk about his book Leap Into Darkness, an account of his seven-year run from the Nazis during World War II.

Information: 410-386-8192.

Community college to show `Mona Lisa Smile'

Carroll Community College will present a free screening of Mona Lisa Smile starring Julia Roberts at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Scott Center theater on the 1601 Washington Road campus.

Information: 410-386-8424.

Hanover facility set to stage `Anything Goes'

Anything Goes will open at the Eichelberger Performing Arts Center in Hanover, Pa., at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Set in the 1920s, this musical features a wild assortment of misbegotten romance and frivolity aboard the luxury ocean liner SS American.

Other shows are scheduled for 8 p.m. May 7, 8, 14 and 15, and 3 p.m. May 9 and 16.

All seats on opening night are $10; tickets for other performances are $13 and $18.

The center is at 195 Stock St.

Tickets and information: 717-637-7086.

Night of jazz standards scheduled at arts center

The Carroll County Arts Council will present a concert by jazz artists Michael Austin & True Spirit at 7:30 p.m. May 7 at the Carroll Arts Center.

Austin is a gifted singer, songwriter and arranger, and he gained much of his experience in prison.

He has been featured on Good Morning America and has been the subject of articles in The Sun for his wrongful murder conviction and 27 years behind bars.

He maintained his innocence and received a full pardon from Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. last year.

His renditions of jazz standards are complemented by the life stories he shares with the audience.

True Spirit features Anthony "Blue" Jenkins on bass, Derrick Amin on keyboard and Darrell Taylor on drums.

Tickets are $15 for adults, and $12 for seniors 60 and older and children younger than 12. Arts council members receive a $1 discount.

Information: 410-848-7272.

Farm museum offers traditional arts classes

The Carroll County Farm Museum will hold traditional arts classes in June and July on the grounds at 500 S. Center St., Westminster.

Scheduled classes include Nature Printing on June 1; American Folk Art Painting on June 1, 15 and 19 (single classes), and a three-day class on June 12, 14 and 15; Topiaries on June 8; Basketmaking on June 8, 22, 24, 29; 18th-Century Painted Tinware on June 8; Best-Dressed Weed on June 9; Weaving on June 14 and 15; Spinning on June 14; and Sorbet on June 15.

Also offered will be Concrete Bowls and Stepping Stones for Your Garden on June 22; Beginner Blacksmithing on July 24 and 25; Chair Caning from July 26 to 28; Shaker Peg Shelf and Quilt Rack on July 26 and 27; and Tinsmithing on June 26.

Information and registration: 410-848-7775 or 410-876-2667.

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