Don't Miss

DON'T MISS

October 19, 2006|By [KRISTIN GRAY]

Body Art Ball

The lowdown -- The Tuaca Body Art Ball, a display of color, art and illusion, comes to Rams Head Live Monday. The show features 20 performers whose bodies are canvases. The painted performers will participate in a runway show replete with music and flashy lighting. Also, attendees can interact with the painters as well as the painted performers.

If you go -- Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Rams Head Live is at 20 Market Place in Power Plant Live. The event is for ages 21 and older. Call 410-244-1131 for tickets or go to thebodyartball .com.

Reggae, politics

The lowdown -- Reggae artist Buju Banton will celebrate the release of his newest album, Too Bad, at Sonar today. Artists Assassin, New Kids and local reggae group Jah Works will also perform at the release party. With his political consciousness and lilting reggae rhythms, Buju Banton has entertained and educated fans since the early '90s with his first release, Mr. Mention.

If you go -- Doors open 8 p.m. at Sonar at 407 E. Saratoga St. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 410-327-8333 or go to sonarbalti more.com.

Burlesque show

The lowdown -- The Suicide Girls celebrate five years of raunchy, outspoken burlesque performance in a nationwide tour. Tuesday, the group brings a burlesque performance to the Ottobar, presenting a multicultural cast with a look that strays from traditional ideas of burlesque performers. Many of the Suicide Girls evoke the punk, emo and goth cultures. All-girl Japanese trio Tsu Shi Ma Mi Re will open the show.

If you go -- Doors open at 9 p.m. and the show starts at 9:30 p.m. at the Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St. Tickets are $13-$15 for the 18 and older show. Call 410-662-0069 or visit theottobar .com.

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