The Sept. 26 Sunday Source entertainment listings incorrectly said that a reading today by Maya Angelou would be at Prince George's Plaza. The author is scheduled to be at Karibu Books in Bowie Town Center, 15624 Emerald Way, from 2 to 4 p.m. (Published 10/2/04)

Books and Authors

CARSON KRESSLEY -- Today at 2 p.m. The "Queer Eye" guy signs "Off the Cuff: The Essential Style Guide for Men and the Women Who Love Them." Olsson's, 2111 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Free. 703-525-4227.

ANDREW EVANS -- Today at 3 p.m. The author discusses his "Veg Out Vegetarian Guide to Washington, D.C." Includes food from Rice Restaurant. Candida's World of Books, 1541 14th St. NW. Free. 202-667-4811.

CONTEMPORARY ASIAN-AMERICAN WRITERS -- Wednesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jessica Hagedorn ("Dogeaters," "Dream Jungle"), Sabina Murray ("The Caprices") and Helen Zia ("Asian American Dreams") read and sign their books. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Ring Auditorium, Seventh Street and Independence Avenue SW. Free. 202-357-2700.

STEVE BRODNER -- Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The cartoonist, whose work has appeared in the New

Yorker, Rolling Stone and the Atlantic, signs "Freedom Fries: The Political Art of Steve Brodner." Olsson's, 418 Seventh St. NW. Free. 202-638-7610.

MAYA ANGELOU -- Saturday at 2 p.m. The author signs her new

books "Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories With Recipes" and "The Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou." Karibu, Prince George's Plaza, 3500 East-West Hwy., Hyattsville. Free. 301-559-1140.


JOY OF MOTION OPEN HOUSE -- Today, noon-4 p.m. Class demonstrations in jazz, belly dancing, flamenco, ballet and more. With refreshments. Joy of Motion Dance Center,

1643 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free. 202-387-0911.

WEST AFRICAN DANCE & RHYTHMS -- Friday at 4 p.m. A workshop with Memory of African Culture. Part of the Dance D.C. Festival. Sitar Center for the Arts, 1700 Kalorama Rd. NW. Free. 202-797-2145.

FAMILY DANCE WORKSHOPS -- Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Try ballroom, tango, hip-hop, tap, bhangra and folk dances. Part of the Dance D.C. Festival. Evening performance featuring Step Afrika and Coyaba Dance Theater at 7 p.m. Dance Place, 3225 Eighth St. NE. Free. 202-269-1600.

DANCE AROUND THE CIRCLE -- Oct. 3 at 1 p.m. A participatory performance with Afro-Brazilian, Middle Eastern, Romanian and Italian folk dancers. Part of the Dance D.C. Festival. Dupont Circle, Connecticut Avenue and P Street NW. Free. 202-724-6505.

Food and Drink

INTRODUCTION TO INDIAN COOKING -- Today, noon-2:30 p.m. Learn the basics of preparing Indian cuisine. Includes a four-dish lunch with wine. Heritage India,

2400 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $58. 202-244-3700.

FALL HARVEST: APPLE TASTING -- Friday, noon-1:30 p.m. Sample a variety of apples with Charlotte Shelton of Vintage Virginia. U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave. SW. Free. For reservations, call 202-226-4082.

MODERN ITALIAN COOKING -- Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Chef Cesare Lanfranconi shares secrets of Italian cuisine. Includes lunch with wine. Ristorante

Tosca, 1112 F St. NW. $85. 202-367-1990.


NORMAN MAILER -- Friday at 8 p.m. The author discusses his work with Mike Wallace of "60 Minutes." Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol St. SE. $15. 202-544-7077.


MARYLAND RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL: PIRATE INVASION -- Today, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. With performers from Medieval Times from noon-2:30 p.m. Crownsville Road off Route 450, Crownsville. $17. 410-266-7304.

CAPITAL HOME SHOW -- Today, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Designers give remodeling and decorating ideas and advice. More than 350 displays of products and services. Dulles Expo Center, 4368 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly. $9, ages 6-12 $6. 703-378-0910.

PROGRESSIVE ART WALK -- Tuesday at 7 p.m. Local artists show glass, prints, puppets and crafts in multiple exhibit spaces. Starts at Los Arrieros, 7926 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Free. 301-562-1400.

WATERFORD HOMES TOUR AND CRAFTS EXHIBIT -- Friday-Oct. 3. Artisans exhibit their crafts in the historic town. With music, food and children's activities. Visitors Center at Main and Second streets, Waterford. $15. 540-882-3018.

ANTIQUE AND COLLECTIBLE SHOW -- Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Browse antiques from 200 vendors. Montgomery County Fairgrounds,

16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg. $5. 301-216-0876.

ART ON THE AVENUE -- Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Three hundred artists display their works. With music, food and children's activities. Mount Vernon Avenue between Hume and Belafonte avenues, Alexandria. Free. 703-683-3100.

FALL FOR FAIRFAX -- Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Entertainment on two stages, a food court, scarecrow making, pumpkin painting and hayrides. Fairfax County Government Center, Ellipse, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., Fairfax. Free. 703-324-5303.

TAKOMA PARK STREET FESTIVAL -- Oct. 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Displays by 150 artisans, music on three stages and children's activities. Carroll Avenue, Old Town Takoma Park. Free. 301-570-8220.


THREE NIGHTS ON A SATURDAY -- Today at 8:45 p.m. Three intertwined narratives about a rough night in Santiago, Chile. Part of the Latin American Film Festival. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. $8.50, seniors and students $7.50. 301-495-6720.

THE PLOT TO ASSASSINATE HITLER -- Monday at 5:15 p.m. Falk Harnack's 1955 film about the German resistance's failed attempt to kill the Nazi leader. Goethe-Institut, 812 Seventh St. NW. $5, seniors and students $3. 202-289-1200.

REFLECTIONS OF EVIL -- Tuesday at 8 p.m. A watch peddler in Hollywood becomes a target for aggression everywhere he goes. Meanwhile, his sister searches for him from beyond the grave. Presented by the Washington Psychotronic Film Society. Dr. Dremo's Taphouse, 2001 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. $2 suggested donation. 202-736-1732.

ART MUSEUM BY THE ZOO -- Wednesday at 7 p.m. An aspiring screenwriter has an unexpected romance with a chauvinistic soldier. Part of the Women Filmmakers of Korea series. National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW. $6, seniors and students $5. 202-783-5000.

DARK CITIES -- Wednesday at 8:45 p.m. and Oct. 3 at 3 p.m. Twelve vignettes of Mexico City's underworld, with Diego Luna and Demian Bichir. Part of the Latin American Film Festival. Kennedy Center, AFI National Film

Theater, 2700 F St. NW. $8.50. 202-833-2348.

THE BIG TNT SHOW -- Thursday at 7 p.m. A 1966 concert film featuring the Byrds, the Ronettes, Ray Charles, Ike and Tina Turner, and others. Library of Congress, Mary Pickford Theater, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Free. 202-707-5677.

MEXICAN (& OTHER) SHORTS -- Thursday at 8:45 p.m. and Oct. 3 at 1:30 p.m. Eight recent short films: "The Third Movement," "The Gold Fish," "Light," "The Summit," "The Toilet," "And Yet It Moves," "Demons" and "Volarte." Part of the Latin American Film Festival. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. $8.50, seniors and students $7.50. 301-495-6720.

BEETLEJUICE -- Friday and Saturday at midnight. Winona Ryder and Michael Keaton star in Tim Burton's diabolically funny fantasy. Bethesda Row Cinema, 7235 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda. $6.50. 301-652-7273.

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH -- Friday and Saturday at midnight. A transsexual glam rocker from Berlin tours the United States and chases the ex-boyfriend who stole her songs. E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW. $6.50. 202-452-7672.

SUNRISE -- Saturday at 1 p.m. and Oct. 3 at 5:30 p.m. German filmmaker Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau's 1927 story of love and infidelity. Kicks off a retrospective of Murnau's works. National Gallery of Art, East Building, Auditorium, Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Free. 202-842-6799.


WORD OF MOUTH -- Tuesday, 7:30-10 p.m. Spoken-word and poetry open mic. HR-57, 1610 14th St. NW. $5 suggested donation. 202-462-6242.

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