Thursday, March 1, 2007


HAVOK IN HOLLYWOOD-- 7 p.m. tomorrow. Severn-based heavy metal band hosts a listening party for the release of its new CD. COA, 1281 Green Holly Dr., Annapolis. $10. 443-926-4390 or

BRONN AND KATHERINE JOURNEY-- 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Harpist and vocalist will perform pop, classical, folk and sacred music. Southern High School, 4400 Solomons Island Rd., Harwood. $20. 301-956-4881.

NEXT WAVE-- 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. U.S. Naval Academy's jazz ensemble will perform. Mitscher Hall, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis. Free. 410-293-0263 or

LESLEY GORE-- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Sixties songstress will perform music from her new album. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover St., Easton. $40. 410-822-7299 or

"JAZZ DIVAS"-- 8 p.m. Saturday. Ruby Glover, Justine Miller and Scottie Preston will perform. Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West St., Annapolis. $20; at the door, $25. 410-721-9480 or

UNITY REGGAE BAND-- 8 p.m. Saturday. Reggae band will perform. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover St., Easton. $18. 410-822-7299 or

THE SONORA ENSEMBLE-- 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Quintet will perform chamber music. St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 4 Wallace Manor Rd., Edgewater. $15. 410-798-8251.

BAY WINDS BAND-- 3 p.m. Sunday. Concert band will perform Broadway show tunes. Pascal Center for Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-421-9522.


"STAGES II"-- 7:30 a.m.-midnight Mondays-Fridays, 7:30 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through March 28. Artist's reception, 5-8 p.m. Sunday. Oil paintings by David Tupper. 49 West Coffeehouse, 49 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-9796 or

"IMPROMPTU"-- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through March 25. Exhibit by members of Art Between the Creeks. Galleries at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. 410-222-1777 or

"THE GROVER BATTS COLLECTION"-- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, through April 7. Includes work by American and European artists from the collection of art enthusiast Grover Batts. Academy Art Museum, 105 South St., Easton. $3; free, Wednesdays. 410-822-2787 or

"MANY WAYS OF SEEING: CULTURAL VISIONS"-- 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through April 6. Work by Anne Arundel County public school students. Anne Arundel County Board of Education, 2644 Riva Rd. Annapolis. Free. 410-222-5450.

Lectures And Literature

"WHAT THE RIVER MEANS"-- 12:30 p.m. today. Elizabeth Hodges will read excerpts from her memoir. Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-2545.

"REDUCING TOXICS IN YOUR HOME AND IN THE BAY"-- 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Participants can learn how to reduce the use of chemicals for general household cleaning and the impacts of toxic pollutants on the region. Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 6 Herndon Ave., Annapolis. Free. 443-482-2156.

"WHO'S AFRAID OF METASEQUOIA GLYPTOSTROBOIDES?"-- 10 a.m.-noon next Thursday. Cathy Umphrey will present an introduction to botanical nomenclature as part of the first gardening workshop. Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Rd., Edgewater. $10; members and volunteers, free. 410-222-1919.

"LANDFALL ALONG THE CHESAPEAKE IN THE WAKE OF JOHN SMITH"-- 7-8:30 p.m. next Thursday. Susan Schmidt will discuss her 2002 journey that retraced John Smith's 1608 voyage on the Chesapeake Bay. Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St., Annapolis. $15; members, $10. 410-295-0104 or

Sports And Recreation

AMBASSADOR'S BALL-- 7 p.m. Saturday. Mardi Gras costume party. Little Red and the Renegades will perform. All proceeds benefit the Annapolis Musicians Funding Musicians. Eastport Democratic Club, 525 State St., Eastport. $25. 410-280-9075.


"JEKYLL AND HYDE"-- 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, tomorrow-March 31; 2:30 p.m. Sundays through March 25; 7:30 p.m. March 25. Musical adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's novella about the transformation of Dr. Jekyll into the murderous Mr. Hyde. E Street Theatre, 108 East St., Annapolis. $15; seniors and students, $10. 410-268-7373.

"LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS"-- 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, tomorrow through March 11. Annapolis High School Drama Club performs the off-Broadway musical about a poor flower shop worker and his hungry plant. Annapolis High School, 2700 Riva Rd., Annapolis. $8; seniors and students, $6. 410-266-5240.

"PICNIC"-- 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays through March 31, 8 p.m. Thursdays, next Thursday through March 29 and 3 p.m. March 31. William Inge's love story set in rural America during the 1950s. Bay Theatre, 275 West St., Annapolis. $22; seniors and students, $17. 410-268-1333 or

Plan Ahead

"THE BARBER OF SEVILLE"-- 8 p.m. March 9 and 3 p.m. March 11. Annapolis Opera will perform Rossini's comic opera. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $40-$60. 410-263-5544 or

"PORTRAITS OF IRELAND"-- 3 p.m. March 10. Teelin Irish Dance Company will perform traditional dances. Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. $25; age 10 and younger, $15. 443-226-5977 or

"ALADDIN, JR."-- 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 17 and 24, 2 p.m. March 18 and 25. Children ages 8-14 will perform the stage version of the popular Disney film "Aladdin" about a young street urchin who falls in love with a princess. Pascal Center for the Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $12; seniors and age 12 and younger, $10. 410-757-2281 or


49 WEST-- 6-8 p.m. today, Francois Lareuse, and 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit Group; 8:30 p.m. Monday, Dan Haas with Ben's Bones; 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jonathan Stone. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

KILLARNEY HOUSE-- 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Mark Desrochers; 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Ray Weaver. 584 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville. Free. 410-798-8700 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN-- 8 p.m. today, Chris Difford; 7 p.m. tomorrow, Coco Montoya; 2 p.m. Saturday, Stanton Moore Trio, and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Ron Holloway with Patty Reese; noon Sunday, Paul Cebar and the Milwaukeeans, 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Tom Rush, and 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Glen Phillips; 8 p.m. Monday, Oteil Burbridge and the Peacemakers; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Roomful of Blues; 8 p.m. Wednesday and next Thursday, Christopher Cross. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

SAM'S WATERFRONT CAFE-- 7-11 p.m. tomorrow, Mickey Basil and the Sweet Basil Band; 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Mickey Basil with Denise Carley. 2020 Chesapeake Harbour Dr. E., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-3600.

WOODFIRE-- 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Steve Ports Trio; 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Meg Murray and Angie Miller. 580 Ritchie Hwy., Severna Park. Free. 410-315-8100 or

Elsewhere In the Region

"STARS IN BROAD DAYLIGHT"-- 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Part of the fourth annual Foreign Film Festival. Oussama Mohammad's first feature film, about a double wedding that goes awry when one bride runs away and the other refuses to follow through with the marriage. Linthicum Hall, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. Free. 410-704-2906.

-- Compiled by LAUREN WISEMAN

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