Thursday, February 28, 2008

Evening of Music

The Publick Playhouse hosts a new, occasional event for the 21-and-older crowd. Spoken-word artists Gayle Danley and JaHipster will present Club Stage Door, which will feature an evening of music, poetry and comedy. Patrons have the option of sitting onstage at cabaret tables. 8 p.m. tomorrow. 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. $20; $25 for onstage seats. 301-277-1710.

Fashion Workshop

Carmen Webber, president of the fashion outlet Sistahs of Harlem, will lead a fashion design workshop at Bowie State University. Webber, who has also been a guest star on Bravo TV's "Project Runway," will be joined by Carmia Marshall, the company's vice president and stylist for the film "American Gangster."

The duo will discuss the world of fashion and working in the industry. They also will discuss their book, "T-Shirt Makeovers: 20 Transformations for Fabulous Fashions," at this Black History Month event. 2-4 p.m. today, workshop on how to fashion T-shirts into different designs, the Martin Luther King Building, first floor. 6-8 p.m. today, a lecture on fashion design. 14000 Jericho Park Rd., Bowie. Free. 301-860-3731.

Bowling for Charity

Bowlers can raise money at the ninth annual Bowling Bash Fundraiser during National Developmental Disability Awareness Month. Proceeds support the Sarah Petit Fund, which provides a variety of community, social and recreational opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. Last year, 85 grants helped children and adults participate in family reunions, social clubs and swimming lessons, among other things.

Hosted by the Arc of Prince George's County, the event welcomes bowlers of all ages and abilities. Sponsored by Columbia Bank and United Healthcare. 12:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday and March 9. AMF Bowie Lanes Bowling Center, 15514 Annapolis Rd., Bowie. Donations accepted. For information, call 301-925-7050 or visit

-- Compiled by AKEYA DICKSON

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