Weekend Guide

July 23, 2009

SATURDAY

"BRAZIL": Terry Gilliam's trippy look at the future starring Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro and Jim Broadbent screens at Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St., at 10:15 a.m. The free screening also includes a discussion. Call 410-396-5430 or go to prattlibrary.org.

EGG BABIES ORCHESTRA: Catching an Egg Babies set is like being given a grab bag of songs that speak directly to you. You never know what you're going to get from this local supergroup, but there's usually something from your prom or your favorite movie in the mix. This time, the cover band says it's performing a show of "greatest hits," but it's anyone's guess what they really mean by that. Mark Eitzel and May Cat also play. The show is at the Metro Gallery, 1700 N. Charles St., at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12. Go to themetrogallery.net.

SALSAPOLKALOOZA: This free family fun festival takes place on the street outside The Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave. Festivities include salsa, polka, art activities, make your own music video, Polish sausage, tacos, snowballs and lots more from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Call 410-276-1651 or go to creativealliance.org.

GERMAN FESTIVAL: Bier ist gut, especially when served by frauleins in traditional garb and downed to the tunes of a polka band. The schedule includes German music, crafts and food all weekend. The 109th annual German Festival takes place at the Timonium Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, today from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Adults are $6, seniors are $5, children under 12 are free with a paying adult. Call 410-522-4144.

JASON MRAZ: Alt rocker Mraz, Philadelphia-based G Love and Special Sauce and pop-rocker Eric Hutchinson play Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35-$45. Go to ticketmaster.com.

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