The Big Three

August 14, 2008|By Jennifer Choi

BALTIMORE TANGO FESTIVAL

Dance

The tango star Pablo Veron, who appeared in Robert Duvall's Assassination Tango and has danced at the White House, headlines the Baltimore Tango Festival, taking place at the Barn Theatre on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of Baltimore County. The three-day event features dance workshops for all skill levels, professional performances and live music provided by East Coast DJs. Every evening there's a practilonga, during which students can show off their moves. The festival will feature other dancers, but Veron will be the main appeal for those interested in seeing the smooth and inventive moves of the internationally acclaimed tango master.

The event runs 7 p.m. tomorrow-3 a.m. Saturday, 12:30 p.m. Saturday-5 a.m. Sunday and 1 p.m. Sunday-2 a.m. Monday. The theater is at 800 S. Rolling Road, Catonsville. $5-$250. Only cash will be accepted at the door. Call 703-801-3624 or go to baltimoretango.com.

Jennifer Choi

FESTIVAL OF TEES

Sports Move over PGA Tour. There's a new big-ticket event in town. The second annual Festival of Tees, the Baltimore area's only national qualifier miniature-golf tournament, takes place at ParTee Golf on Saturday. The competition allows players to compete for two slots in the National Harris Cup Miniature Golf finals, which take place next month in New Jersey. The winner of the fall tournament wins $10,000 and the title of national miniature golf champion. The event benefits the Kennedy Krieger Institute, which helps children with disorders of the brain and spinal cord more fully participate in family, school and community life.

The event begins at 9 a.m. ParTee Golf is at 4123 E. Joppa Road. Registration is $25. Free for spectators. Call 410-254-7888 or go to par tee-golf.com.

Jennifer Choi

Horrorfind Weekend

Convention

Calling all horror fans. Meet celebrities and writers of the gore and spook persuasion, attend Halloween seminars and watch films at Horrorfind Weekend. Stars attending include Sid Haig of House of 1000 Corpses, Tony Todd of the Candyman films, Chris Sarandon of Fright Night, Bill Moseley of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 and many others. The three-day convention also features a dealers' room with memorabilia, props, posters, movies and more; author readings; karaoke; an art show; a costume contest; and prizes.

The event begins at 5 p.m. tomorrow, 10 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. The venue, the Inn & Conference Center, University of Maryland University College, is at 3501 University Blvd. E., Adelphi. $10-$45. Call 443-465-0645 or go to horrorfindweekend.com.

Jennifer Choi

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