Weekend Guide

February 04, 2010

SATURDAY

BALTIMORE BALLET: The Baltimore Ballet celebrates its 10-year anniversary with guest performances by members from American Ballet Theatre, Washington Ballet, Merce Cunningham and Alvin Ailey. Three one-act ballets will also be performed at the gala. The event takes place at the Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave., at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $22 to $72. Go to ticketmaster.com.

CURIOUS GEORGE: LET'S GET CURIOUS: This exhibit takes kids inside the world of Curious George and The Man in the Yellow Hat with adventures in math, science and engineering at Port Discovery, 35 Market Place, through June 6. Admission is $12.95. Call 410-727-8120 or go to portdiscovery.org.

BOB MARLEY'S BIRTHDAY: Enjoy a night of Jamaican roots music and culture in honor of Bob Marley at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave. Proverbs Reggae Band performs, and Jamaican cuisine and rum punch will be available. Dinner is at 7 p.m.; the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 to $12, with additional fee for dinner and drinks. Go to creativealliance.org.

B-MORE FOR HAITI: Do a good deed while rocking out. This benefit concert features five area bands at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place. Bands donating their time are Evolver, Fools & Horses, Fall Back Plan, Carbon Stone and Kings of Leon Spinks (featuring Rodney Henry). Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and go to AmeriCares. Go to tickets.ramsheadlive.com.

MAHLER'S SYMPHONY NO. 4: From the opening sound of sleigh bells to the closing soprano solo, Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 4 is a gem. It will be featured in a concert by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra with conductor Hajime Teri Murai and soprano Jennifer Edwards at 8 p.m. at the Peabody, 17 E. Mount Vernon Place. Tickets are $5 to $15. Call 410-234-4800 or go to peabody.jhu.edu.

BEETHOVEN SONATAS: Till Fellner might not be a household name, but the Austrian pianist is widely recognized as one of the biggest keyboard talents to come along in years. He'll perform a program of Beethoven sonatas at 8 p.m. at the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive. Tickets are $10 to $25. Call 410-385-2638 or go to andiemusiklive.com.

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