Weekend Guide

February 04, 2010

TODAY

THE GLASS MENAGERIE: Michael Stebbins directs Tennessee Williams' classic tale of love, loss and longing at Rep Stage, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. The play stars Christine Demuth, Tamara Johnson, Karl Kippola and Brandon McCoy, and runs through Feb. 28. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $16-$30. Call 410-772-4900 or go to www.repstage.org.

NOSTALGIA: This three-person exhibit explores the way the artists use mixed media to present interpretations of their memories. Participating artists are Baltimore photographer Paula Gately Tillman, Baltimore mixed-media artist Alexander DiJulio and painter Treva Elwood from D.C. The show takes place at Jordan Faye Contemporary, 1401 Light St., through March 21. The free opening reception takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Go to jordanfayecontemporary.com.

CONTEMPORARY ISRAELI: Curated by documentary filmmakers Dan and Noit Geva, this free film series features three Israeli movies followed by question-and-answer sessions at Maryland Institute College of Art's Brown Center, 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave., at 7:30 p.m. The first film is "The Beetle," about a man who wants to keep his Volkswagen despite his wife's protests. "No. 17" screens Feb. 11 and "Description of a Memory" screens Feb. 18. Go to mica.edu.

FOREIGNERS: This foreign film series screens six films about individuals trying to adapt to life in a new environment. The movies are shown every Thursday through March 11 at 3:15 p.m. in the Academic Center at Stevenson University, 1525 Greenspring Valley Road. The first film is "The Italian," in Russian with English subtitles. Screenings are free, but space is limited. Go to stevenson.edu.

FOOTLIGHT PARADE: Considered one of choreographer Busby Berkeley's best works, this 1933 musical stars James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler and Dick Powell. It screens as part of the revival series at the Charles Theatre, 1711 N. Charles St., at 9 p.m. Tickets are $8. Call 410-727-3456 or go to thecharles.com.

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