More for less at city sites

DON'T MISS

May 01, 2008|By [NICHOLAS TESTA]

The lowdown -- Visiting attractions isn't always cheap, but Baltimore is willing to cut you a deal. Saturday and Sunday, BaltiMORE for LESS Weekend makes having fun in the city cheaper. The citywide event highlights free events as well as discounted parking and admission to 15 attractions, including Center Stage and the Maryland Science Center.

If you go -- Events in the BaltiMORE for LESS Weekend begin Saturday and Sunday at various times and locations throughout the city. Call 800-343-3468 or go to baltimore.org/moreforless.

Jewels and Binoculars

The lowdown -- Jewels and Binoculars is what happens when years of musical experience form over a single passion. Bassist Lindsey Horner, reedist Michael Moore and percussionist Michael Vatcher came together through a love of Bob Dylan's music and set about interpreting it in a flowing jazz style. Saturday, the trio perform their vision of Dylan's work at An die Musik.

If you go -- The concert is at 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $18 or $20. An die Musik is at 409 N. Charles St. Call 410-385-2638 or go to andie musiklive.com.

First Thursdays concert series

The lowdown -- Towson University's WTMD Radio kicks off its First Thursdays concert series today. The station invites everyone to while away the spring evening in West Mount Vernon Park with upbeat rockers Jukebox the Ghost and the XYZ Affair. Food and drink from vendors including the Brass Elephant and the Brewer's Art will be available, as will merchandise and CDs from both bands.

If you go -- The concert begins at 5:30 p.m. today. The park is at 11 W. Mount Vernon Place. The concert is free. Call 410-704-8938 or go to wtmd.org.

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