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Arts: museums, literature

February 24, 2005|By Annie Linskey

Images of Ireland

On display at the Common Ground this month is the result of photographer Denny Lynch's 14-year trip into his family's Irish heritage. While researching his family tree, Lynch snapped arresting shots of his homeland.

The Common Ground is a coffee shop in Hampden. The exhibit goes up Tuesday and will be there through March 31.

The Common Ground is at 819 W. 36 St. Call 410-235-5533. Hours are 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays.

A glowing exhibition

See glow-in-the-dark art on Saturday at the spare room. The installation, by Jason Urban, is influenced by fringe aspects of popular culture, including the 1982 movie Tron. Urban was a one-year resident at the Creative Alliance. The work will be up Saturday only, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The spare room is at 3720 Greenmount Ave. It is a private home. For more information, e-mail curator Cindy Rehm at rehm@umbc.edu.

Getting crafty

Roughly 650 vendors will be at this weekend's Baltimore Craft Show. It will have everything you might expect: fabric purses, baskets, funky stemware, quilted day jackets, jewelry, leather, clay and furniture.

The show is at the Baltimore Convention Center at 1 W. Pratt St. Hours are 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Call 410-583-5401 or visit www.craftcouncil.org/baltimore. Admission is $12, free for ages 12 and younger.- Annie Linskey

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