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July 14, 2005|By Kate Campbell

Two slices of Home

A little slice of the 2005 Warped Tour, in the form of five-member Between Home and Serenity, will perform at Sonar at 8 p.m. Saturday. The band has also scheduled an in-store appearance that afternoon at the FYE at Eastpoint Mall.

The appearance and performance follow last week's release of the band's second CD, Power Weapons in the Complex, which Ian Ver, Anthony Dargaj, Adam Kraft, Mike Mealey and Brian Weir classify under the "rock-screamo" genre.

Between Home and Serenity will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Sonar, 407 E. Saratoga St., after appearing at FYE at 2 that afternoon at 7839 Eastpoint Mall, No. 10. Sonar tickets are $10, and the mall appearance is free. Call 410-783- 2964 or visit www.between for more information.

New twist on classics

Los Straitjackets and the World Famous Pontani Sisters' Summer Twist Party featuring Kaiser George perform at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Funk Box. The bands reinterpret '60s classics with a modern edge, and the Twist Party incorporates the bubbly dances of the era. The groups' original songs invoke the same fizz with such titles as the "Hypno-Twist," "Twistin' in the Rain" and "Do the Daddy-O!" The Pontani Sisters promise to exhibit shiny new dance moves.

Los Straitjackets and the World Famous Pontani Sisters' Summer Twist Party featuring Kaiser George is 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Funk Box, 10 E. Cross St. Tickets are $15 and are available by calling the box office at 410-625-2000 or through Ticketmaster at 410-547-SEAT or www.ticket For more information, call 856-596-1410 or visit

Little Feat performs

For a band with the name Little Feat, this group sure has a lot of members, a lot of albums under its belt and a long performance history. The seven-member band will perform at Rams Head Live at 8 p.m. Wednesday The group was formed in 1969 -- two original members remain, and the group has added performers from 1972 to 1988. Its latest album, Barnstormin' Live, is the first in a two-part set and was released May 31.

Little Feat is at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place, at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $27 at the door. Call 410-244-8854 or visit www.rams

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