Arts Notes

ARTS NOTES

February 26, 2006

McDaniel to present `Criminals in Love'

McDaniel College theater students will present Criminals in Love, a play by George F. Walker, at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday in WMC Alumni Hall.

Because of its adult language and story, the play is intended for mature audiences.

The dark comedy tells the story of teen lovers Gail and Junior, and the problems they face because of Junior's family of felons. The play won the Chalmers Canadian Play Award in 1984 and the Governor General's Literary Award for Drama in 1985.

Tickets are $7 for adults, and $5 for seniors and students.

Information: 410-857-2448.

Expert on French art to speak Thursday

McDaniel College will present Michael Marlais in the annual Honors Program Lecture at 8 p.m. Thursday in McDaniel Lounge.

The lecture, "That's Part of Your Job?!: On Research in the History of French Art," is free.

Marlais is the James M. Gillespie Professor of Art at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, where he has taught since 1983.

He has researched and written on many aspects of 19th-century French art and criticism and produced a book, Conservative Echoes in Fin-de-SiM-hcle Parisian Art Criticism.

Marlais also has served as curator for numerous exhibits.

Information: 410-857-2294.

Concert pianist to perform Friday

The McDaniel College department of music will present concert pianist Thomas Mastroianni at 7:30 p.m. Friday in McDaniel Lounge.

Mastroianni, professor emeritus of piano at Catholic University of America, will present a free recital and lecture, "Franz Liszt - The Italian Years: Art, Religion, and Death."

He also will teach a master class from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Levine Recital Hall. The class costs $5 for community members.

Mastroianni is president of the American Liszt Society, co-founder of the Amalfi Coast Music Festival in Italy, and director of the Friday Morning Music Club Foundation.

Information: 410-857-2448.

Submissions sought for Art in the Park

The Carroll County Arts Council invites artists to submit work for display and sale at the annual Art in the Park festival to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 3 at Westminster City Hall Park.

Acceptable media include oil, acrylic, watercolor, sculpture, photography, drawing, collage, fine printmaking, mixed media and fine crafts.

The cost for display space is $35 for arts council members and $50 for nonmembers.

Deadline for submissions is April 7.

Interested artists should contact the arts council at 410-848-7272 to receive a copy of the guidelines and application, or send a self-addressed, stamped No. 10 envelope to Carroll County Arts Council, 91 W. Main St., Westminster 21157.

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