Columbia Arts Festival

The 18th annual Columbia Festival of the Arts continues through the end of the weekend with a variety of national and international acts. Here is the schedule of the remaining performances:

* "Phonk" by Scrap Arts Music, a merger of visual and performing arts using sculptural instruments and hyperkinetic movement. 7:30 p.m. today. $20-$35; students and seniors, $18-$30.

* Nebellen Dance Company, a troupe that combines the styles of house, hip-hop, martial arts, liquid, popping, locking and break-dancing with traditional ballet and jazz movements. 2 and 8 p.m. tomorrow. $25-$40; students and seniors, $10-$35.

* FROGZ presented by Imago Theatre, a theatrical menagerie featuring larger-than-life creatures and characters. 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday. $30-$45; students and seniors, $20-$40.

* Tango Flamenco, featuring live music by Ensemble Nuevo Tango and Jarcamora. This is the U.S. premiere of the dance troupe, which performs a fusion of flamenco, classical Spanish dance and Argentine tango. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. $40-$55; students and seniors, $35-$50.

All performances will take place at the Jim Rouse Theatre for Performing Arts, Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Rd., Columbia. Tickets may be purchased by phone at 888-955-5566 or online at Additional information about the festival is available by calling 410-715-3089 or visiting

French Art in Baltimore

"The Essence of Line: French Drawings From Ingres to Degas," an exhibit of more than 150 pieces of rarely shown drawings and watercolors by some of the most influential French artists of the 19th century, will be divided between two Baltimore art venues: the Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., and the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Dr. The collection includes pieces by Delacroix, Daumier and Cezanne. The exhibit begins Sunday and will continue through Sept. 11. Walters Art Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. $10; seniors, $8; college students, $6; ages 6-17, $2; children younger than 6, free. 410-547-9000 or The Baltimore Museum of Art: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $7; seniors and college students, $5; ages 18 and younger, free. 410-396-7100 or

Stephen Evans dances with the Nebellen Dance Company, which will perform at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Jim Rouse Theatre.