THE POWER OF MUSIC
Singer-songwriter Paul Berkobin, who believes "music can change nations, heal people and build a community," will demonstrate the power of music and its ability to bring people together during a performance and workshop at Anne Arundel Community College. The Pennsylvania musician is artist-in-residence at the Galaxy arts center and teaches music to children throughout his home state. 2-5 p.m. Wednesday. Student Union Dining Hall, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-2218.
"CELEBRATION OF LIFE"
Lithography and wool works from 20th-century artist Alexander Calder will be on display in St. John's College's Mitchell Gallery. Calder, who earned a degree in mechanical engineering, took his first art classes at New York's Art Students League. In 1926 he went to Paris to study three-dimensional sculpting. Soon the artist became know for creating abstract shapes, putting paintings in motion with mobiles and using vivid color to create works that were "fun" and accessible. Noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, extended hours 7-8 p.m. Fridays. March 7-April 18. Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2556.
Works from Maryland artists Jennifer Becker, Jeff Colburn, Robert Llewellyn, Tim Lonergan and Al Zaruba will be on exhibit starting March 7 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Their works pay homage to the sea, with paintings, sculptures, installations, assemblages, intaglio prints and drawings that illustrate voyages from Homer's "The Odyssey," the Titanic and the ancient expeditions of "Jason and the Argonauts." The artists have displayed their works throughout Maryland and in Washington, New York and Virginia. Zaruba, a recent Fulbright finalist, has exhibited sculptures at Quiet Waters Park. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. March 7-April 18. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-5544, or www.mdhallarts.org.