The Lineup

The best in weekend arts & entertainment events from our staff

January 08, 2009

theater

'Grey Gardens':

It's now or never. This absorbing drama about Jackie Kennedy's cousin and aunt - former American royalty who were found in 1975 to be living in squalor - has been extended twice by popular demand. But the two-month run will end after the Sunday night show. Grey Gardens , through Sunday at Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. N.W. in Washington. Showtimes vary. $49-$69. 202-332-3300 or studiotheatre.org.

Mary CaroleMcCauley

architecture

New law school:

The recent design competition held to select an architect for the University of Baltimore's new law school, and how the process might influence other building projects in Baltimore and beyond, are subjects of a free public design forum beginning at 6:30 p.m. today at the University of Baltimore Student Center, 21 W. Mount Royal Ave. Go to baltimorearchitecture.org.

Edward Gunts

film

'Boycott':

Clark Johnson, a director and star for Homicide and The Wire, made the TV movie Boycott in 2001, bringing Jeffrey Wright and Terrence Howard wide attention for their award-winning performances of, respectively, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Rev. Ralph Abernathy. The film, which won a Peabody for its wrenching portrayal of Rosa Parks, screens Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, as part of the Maryland Humanities Council's tribute to Parks.

Michael Sragow

pop music

Raul Midon and Sonya Kitchell :

His richly melodic approach has been compared to Stevie Wonder and Donny Hathaway. Her introspective blend of pop and folk, overlaid with a touch of jazz, has drawn comparisons to Joni Mitchell and Norah Jones. Together on one stage, Midon and Kitchell should make an engaging, intoxicating pair. They perform at 8 p.m. today at Rams Head On Stage, 33 West St. in Annapolis. $25. Call 410-268-4545 or go to rams headtavern.com.

Rashod D. Ollison

classical music

Baroque concert:

The Candlelight Concert Society starts the new year in the renovated Smith Theatre, after a season and a half of residence elsewhere in Columbia. Baroque music will be the focus, performed by the Philadelphia-based period instrument ensemble Tempesta di Mare. The concert is at 8 p.m. Saturday at Smith Theatre, Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. Tickets are $12 to $29. Call 410-997-2324 or go to candlelightconcerts.org.

Tim Smith

family

Hearth cooking for kids:

Preschoolers can learn about hearth cooking in early America at 11 a.m. today and Saturday at the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House. The hourlong program, for ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult, also features stories, games and crafts. Free with admission to the museum at 844 E. Pratt St. Reservations required. Call 410-837-1793. For more information, go to flaghouse.org.

Kate Shatzkin

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