Choreographer Parlon

To Dance at College

Dancer, choreographer and instructor Tommy Parlon will perform solo works during a concert from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at Anne Arundel Community College. Parlon, a native of the District, is the founder and artistic director of Tommy Parlon Dance Projects and the associate artistic director of Richmond's Ground Zero Dance Company. He teaches dance part time at the college. The performance will include the five-minute solo "Pale," based on the Japanese movement art of butoh, and "Saltwater," a six-minute solo work that includes lyrical and modern techniques. The concert will also include an improvisational piece -- inspired by thoughts from the audience -- and will end with a question-and-answer period. Parlon earned a bachelor's degree in dance from Virginia Commonwealth University and a master's in choreography and technology from Arizona State University. Room 112, Humanities Building, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-7021 or

Mother and Son to Display

Works of Paper and Clay

Mother-and-son team Ebby and Rick Malmgren will display two- and three-dimensional paper and clay works at Annapolis's DeMatteis Gallery through Nov. 11. The exhibit includes 42 abstract prints by Ebby and classical clay pieces by Rick. Ebby began her artistic career as a clay sculptor and makes abstract collograph prints based on clay forms that reflect nature. Rick creates classical-style vases, dishes and stylized forms in clay. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. DeMatteis Gallery, 209 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-7860.

St. John's Tutor to Talk

About Book by Hegel

St. John's College tutor Henry Higuera will discuss the theories and writings of 19th-century German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel at 8:15 p.m. tomorrow as part of St. John's College's lecture series. Higuera, who has been a tutor at St. John's for 22 years, will talk about Hegel's book "Phenomenology of Spirit." In the book, Hegel tackles ideas of consciousness, identity and spirituality. Higuera earned a bachelor's degree in classics from Cornell University and a master's and doctorate in political theory from the University of Toronto. Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539 or

Tommy Parlon will perform solo works including "Pale," based on butoh.