The Week's Best

THE WEEK'S BEST

August 19, 2004

Family

Check out the dinosaur replicas at the Maryland Zoo in BaltimoreM-Fs Dino- Quest exhibit, which runs through Sept. 8. page 25

P I C K O F T H E W E E K

What: AND 1 Mix Tape Tour

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: MCI Center, 601 F St. N.W., Washington

Why: Because itM-Fs your chance to experience street basketball at its best as the Professor, Hot Sauce, Main Event, AO, Prime Objective and others take the court.

Tickets: $20-$75

Information: 410-547-SEAT

Other: There will also be an M-tOpen Run and ExpoM-v at 4 p.m. on F Street, outside the MCI Center, where local players can display their talents for a chance to compete against the street ballers. M-y Nathan M. Pitts

Outside

The Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts offers a bus tour showing off about 30 of the cityM-Fs 80-some murals. page 28

Art

Approximately 55 color photographs by Mexicanborn artist Gabriel Orozco are on view at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington. The works are serio-comic exercises uncovering the worldM-Fs visual contradictions and conundrums, art critic Glenn McNatt says. page 13

Stage

Gene Fouche, an actress in Maryland Ensemble TheatreM-Fs Proof, calls on life experience in portraying a bright, yet socially awkward, woman who struggles with the mental illness and death of her mathematical genius father. page 12

Trips

Taneytown marks its 250th anniversary with a week of events M-y ranging from fireworks to a fashion show to a whisker-growing contest M-y starting Saturday. page 22

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