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Constellation Theatre makes a splash at Source on 14th Street with a production of Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of Ovid’s “Metamorphoses” with a set featuring a 4,000-gallon pool.
The legendary former CBS newsman discusses his 44 years at the network, where he covered everything from the Kennedy assassination through the Abu Ghraib scandal. A book signing follows the event at Sixth and I Synagogue.
Lower Dens’ brand of hypnotic and dreamy indie rock has made it Baltimore’s latest band to achieve national prominence. Hear songs from new album “Nootropics” at Rock & Roll Hotel.
Old-school hip-hop parties are all the rage, and the Old School Hang Suite — taking over the main ballroom and Finn and Porter at the Embassy Suites downtown — is tough to beat, with DJ Biz Markie joining DJ Quicksilver and WHUR’s Michelle Wright for a classy night of dancing, drink specials and watching the Mayweather-Cotto fight.
There are already a couple works by Catalan surrealist Joan Miró on display at the National Gallery. But starting Sunday, you can peruse a selection of 120 of his more political pieces.