The Big Three

January 03, 2008

SuperBach

For many years, Pro Musica Rara has warmed up the winter with a program called "SuperBach Sunday." It's an occasion when the ensemble brings out some of its most appealing repertoire from the baroque era, played by some of its best musicians. Among this year's featured works are one of Bach's brilliant Brandenburg Concertos and a suite from Telemann's Don Quixote, colorful music inspired by the Cervantes novel.

Cellist and Pro Musica artistic director Allen Whear and recorder soloist Gwyn Roberts are among the performers in this trip down an 18th-century memory lane.

The concert is at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Center for the Arts, Towson University, Cross Campus and Osler drives. Tickets are $30. Call 410-704-2787 or go to promusicarara.org.

TIM SMITH

Wrestling chaos

Witness some high-flying, hard-hitting action this weekend when the Eastern Wrestling Alliance invades Parkville for Championship Chaos '08, a wrestling entertainment event comprised of eight head-to-head matches between an eclectic mix of Baltimore-area wrestlers including Teddy Stigma, Champ Champagne and Ryan McBride.

Championship Chaos '08 will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $15 at the door for ringside seats and $12 for general admission seats. For more information, call 410-347-1410 or go to ewamaryland.com.

BRAD SCHLEICHER

A few steps up

Check out the musical comedy of satirical group the Capitol Steps this Saturday. The group, which performs politically focused song parodies and skits, has appeared on Good Morning America, The Today Show and Entertainment Tonight. During the past 25 years, the group has performed for several U.S. presidents and recorded 27 albums.

The performance will begin at 9:30 p.m. at Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. Tickets are $30. For more information, call 410-268-4545 or go to ramsheadtavern.com.

JENNIFER CHOI

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