Happening Calendar

October 30, 2005|By KARA WEDEKIND

SUN

LISTEN TO YOUR IMAGINATION -- Storyteller Scheherezade treats children ages 4 and up to a rendition of The Arabian Nights. The show is performed by storytelling troupe Tales & Scales and features music by the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Children can meet the musicians at 1:15 p.m. before the 2 p.m. show or at 4:30 p.m. after the 3:30 p.m. show. Tickets are $10 for adults. For tickets and more details, call 410-263-0907 or visit annapolissymphony.org.

MON

NATURAL BORN ROCKER -- Hollywood's Juliette Lewis isn't just dressing up as a rock star this Halloween, she is one. Her band Juliette and the Licks returns to the Ottobar (2549 N. Howard St.) to continue proving that the Natural Born Killers star is just as dangerous with a microphone. Doors open at 8 p.m. for the all-ages show (opening act: Tsar and the Mishaps). $12. Tickets: missiontix.com.

TUES

HAVE FUN/HELP OTHERS -- It's the Fat Tuesday Hoodoo Throwdown Hurricane Katrina benefit at Sonar. Actor Wendell Pierce, aka "Bunk" on HBO's The Wire, will emcee performances by the New Orleans bands the Subdudes, the Rebirth Brass Band and the Iguanas. Doors open at 6 p.m., 407 E. Saratoga St. Tickets, which are $50, are available at Sonar and through Ticketmaster. Call 410-327-8333 or visit sonarbaltimore.com.

WEDS

BODY LANGUAGE / / How did 19th-century photography shape the way contemporary artists depict black women? Curator Barbara Thompson of Dartmouth College's Hood Museum discusses the pictorial legacy that has shaped the work of Kara Walker, Rene Cox, Lorna Simpson and others at 7 p.m. at the Contemporary Museum, 100 W. Centre St. Admission is free. For more details, call 410-783-5720 or visit contemporary.org

THURS

EVITA-- See the dynamic, larger-than-life persona of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron, come to life (with music). Through Nov. 6 at the Hippodrome Theatre's France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, 12 N. Eutaw St. 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sundays. $24-$64. Call 410-547-SEAT.

FRI

MANY HATS, MANY WORDS -- Superstar rapper-producer Kanye West plays the 1st Mariner Arena on his Touch the Sky tour, which features guests Fantasia and Common, at 7:30 p.m., 201 W. Baltimore St. Tickets are $30-$45 and are available through Ticketmaster by calling 410-547-SEAT or visiting ticketmaster.com.

SAT

POET'S LIFE / / The Maryland Institute College of Art celebrates the work of Joe Cardarelli, the "Godfather of Baltimore Poetry," in Hail Cardarelli from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Brown Center's Falvey Hall, 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave. Acclaimed poets Andrei Codrescu, Anselm Hollo and Ed Sanders will offer anecdotes and read works by Cardarelli, who died in 1994. Free. Call 410-225-2300 or visit mica.edu.

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