Don't Miss


August 21, 2008|By MEREDITH COHN


The lowdown: Rep Stage, the professional theater housed at Howard Community College, opens its 16th season with Trumbo: Red, White and Blacklisted, about writer and self-proclaimed communist Dalton Trumbo, who stood up to the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947. Trumbo's son Christopher Trumbo is the play's author, Steven Carpenter directs and Helen Hayes Award winner Nigel Reed stars.

If you go : The play opens Wednesday and runs through Sept. 28 in the Studio Theatre on the HCC campus, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $15-$25. For tickets, call the box office at 410-772-4900 or go to

Yemeni lecture

The lowdown: Walters Art Museum curator of ancient art Regine Schulz lectures and moderates a panel of contemporary artists, cultural critics and Yemeni ambassadorial staff, discussing the role religion has played in the development of Yemeni art and culture.

If you go: The lecture and panel begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore. Tickets are $10 for nonmembers and free for members. Call 410-547-9000 or go to

'Vision Quest'

The : lowdown : Artists present their paintings, drawings and sculptures in a show called Vision Quest at the School 33 Art Center, which supports contemporary visual art though classes, workshops and exhibitions.

If you go : The exhibit runs until Oct. 4 at the School 33 Art Center, 1427 Light St., Baltimore. An opening reception is scheduled 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. The gallery is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays; and noon.-4 p.m. Saturdays. The exhibit is free. Call 396-4641 or go to school33@org.

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