The best in weekend arts & entertainment events from our STAFF

April 02, 2009



Scarlett O'Hara and Adolf Hitler - separated at birth? This world premiere by Robert O'Hara improbably melds history and fiction. The play is set in 1939 when the world was at war and the premiere of Gone With the Wind took place in Atlanta. It runs through April 26 at Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D St. N.W., Washington. Showtimes vary. Tickets are $26-$60. Call 202-393-3939 or go to

Mary Carole McCauley


'Sacred Stitches':

Sacred Stitches, an exhibit featuring historic vestments from the collection of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, will be on display through Sept. 27 in the temporary exhibit space of the cathedral, 409 Cathedral St. Admission is free. Go to or call 410-727-3565.

Edward Gunts


'Shall We Kiss?':

The acclaimed French romantic comedy Shall We Kiss ?, which asks the timeless question "Can two people share a kiss without consequences?" is this weekend's entry in Cinema Sundays at the Charles Theatre, 1711 N. Charles St. Bagels and coffee are at 9:45 a.m.; showtime is 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $15. Call 410-727-3456 or go to

Michael Sragow


Jennifer Hudson and Robin Thicke :

Hudson is an expressive vocalist and accomplished performer, and Thicke has scored multiplatinum sales. They join forces Saturday and Sunday at Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave., and DAR Constitution Hall, 18th and D streets Northwest in Washington, respectively. Tickets are $47.50-$67.50 (Lyric) and $64-$74 (Constitution Hall). Call 410-547-7328 or go to

Rashod D. Ollison


Ian Bostridge:

Brilliant British tenor Ian Bostridge makes his Baltimore recital debut a week after an acclaimed Carnegie Hall gig. He'll sing an all-Schubert program, accompanied by pianist Julius Drake, at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Shriver Hall, 3400 N. Charles St. Tickets are $17 and $33. Call 410-516-7164 or go to

Tim Smith


Dye Easter eggs:

Learn to dye Easter eggs the natural way, with colorful foods like beets, coffee and turmeric, noon-2 p.m. Sunday at Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area, 5100 Deer Park Road, Owings Mills. Admission is $2; bring your own eggs (about a dozen is recommended). Meet at the visitors center. Registration required; call 410-461-5005.

Kate Shatzkin

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