NEXT WAVE -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. United States Naval Academy Band's jazz ensemble performs. Mitscher Hall, Naval Academy, Annapolis. Free. 410-293-0263 or

CLETUS KENNELLY AND LORI KELLY -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Singer-songwriters perform together. 333 Coffeehouse, Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 DuBois Ave., Annapolis. $10; students and seniors, $8. 443-786-0463.

UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY GOSPEL CHOIR -- 4 p.m. Sunday. Performance to celebrate the choir's 20th anniversary. First Christian Community Church of Annapolis, 1800 Hall Brown Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-293-2439.

"FESTIVAL OF PRAISE" -- 6 p.m. Sunday. Forty-member community chorus will perform part of Handel's "Messiah," accompanied by a 25-member chamber orchestra. Kerr Arts Center, Annapolis Area Christian School, 109 Burns Crossing Rd., Severn. $10. 410-266-8251.

CARLOS PRIETO AND EDISON QUINTANA -- 7 p.m. Sunday. Cellist and pianist will perform works by Mexican composers. Francis Scott Key Auditorium, Mellon Hall, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-6589.


CONTRA DANCE -- 8 p.m. Saturday. Mortal Wombat will host dance open to the public. Holy Grounds Youth Center, Community Center, 623 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. $10; members, $7. 410-451-1791.

AMERICAN DANCE ARTISTS AND EAST WEST DANCE COMPANY -- 8 p.m. Tuesday. Second performance of the Anne Arundel Community Concert Association's 2005-2006 season. Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Rd., Severna Park. $20; students and subscription, $5. 410-647-4881.


"QUIET PLACES" -- 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5:30 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays, opens Sunday through Dec. 4. Oil paintings by Ed Hatch. Artist reception, 1-3 p.m. Sunday. McBride Gallery, 215 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-7077 or

STUDENT LANDSCAPES -- 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays. Landscape paintings by Anne Arundel Community College students. Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Annapolis. Free. 410-777-2218 or

WILL BULLAS -- 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. today, tomorrow and Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Watercolors. Crofton Art and Frame, 1334 G Defense Hwy., Gambrills. Free. 410-721-0011.

FALL JURIED EXHIBITION -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, through Nov. 27. Mixed-media exhibition featuring works by Maryland Federation of Art members. Artist's reception, 6-8 p.m. today. Maryland Federation of Art, 18 State Cir., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-4566.

"ART NOIR" -- 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 16. Small group exhibition includes works by Maryland artists Don Cook, Erin Fostel, Charles Ritchie and Zachary Thornton. Chaney Gallery, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-5544 or

"THE BEST STUFF IS IN THE CHAOS" -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 30. Works by Joe Mayer. Artist's talk, 5:30-8 p.m. today. Gallery 1683, 151 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-2140.

"BEN-ZION: IN THE GRIP OF THE FIVE SENSES" -- Noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, 7-8 p.m. Fridays, through Dec. 15. Paintings, prints, drawings, poetry, sculpture, personal artifacts and antiquities from the Ben-Zion Weinman estate. Mitchell Gallery, Mellon Hall, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539 or

"PROJECTION AND INFERENCE: KOREAN-AMERICAN ARTISTS IN THE MID-ATLANTIC" -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, through Dec. 12. Artwork by Korean-American artists including Soomin Ham, Sumita Kim, Taek Lee and In-Soon Shin. Curated by Anne Arundel Community College art professor Chris Mona. Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-7028 or

"FOUR CENTURIES OF STORIES" -- 8 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through Dec. 30. Maryland antiquities, including a Civil War battle flag, 19th- and 20th-century china and silver, a 1774 document box and state seals dating to 1648. Curated by the Maryland State Archives. Miller Senate Building, 11 Bladen St., Annapolis. Free. 410-260-6444 or

For Children

BAREFOOT BOOKS -- 10 a.m.-noon today and Nov. 26. Story time and book sale. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. $3. 410-990-1993 or

"YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN" -- 7:30 p.m. today and tomorrow. Students from the Annapolis Area Christian School will bring Charles Schulz's "Peanuts" characters to life. Kerr Arts Center, Annapolis Area Christian School, 109 Burns Crossing Rd., Severn. $8; seniors, $7; students, $6. 410-519-5300.

NATURE DETECTIVES -- 1-3 p.m. Saturday. Children ages 7-11 look for clues about animals, hike and record findings in journals. Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian. $3; seniors, ages 18 and younger, $2. Reservations required. 410-741-9330 or

DRUM CIRCLE -- 5-6:30 p.m. Sunday. Participants will play drum and rhythm instruments outdoors, weather permitting. For all ages. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-1993 or


And Literature

ABU GHRAIB PRISON TALK -- Noon today. Washington Post reporter Christian Davenport will talk about uncovering photographs that exposed the Iraqi prison abuse scandal. Sponsored by the Public Relations Society of America. Includes lunch. Maryland Association of Realtors, 2594 Riva Rd., Annapolis. $20; members, $18. 410-263-7882.

"RISING TO THE SURFACE: A READING OF A MOZART PIANO SONATA" -- 8:15 p.m. tomorrow. Wye Allanbrook, music historian at the University of California, Berkeley, will discuss Mozart and his music. Francis Scott Key Auditorium, Mellon Hall, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-6589.

THE ART OF ADVOCACY -- 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday. The League of Women Voters of Maryland will host discussions on lobbying techniques, building coalitions and advocacy. President's Conference Room W-1, Miller Senate Office Building, 11 Bladen St., Annapolis. $27; students, $15. 410-269-0232.


And Recreation

TAVERN TRAIPSE -- 7-9 p.m. today. Walking tour of 18th-century tavern sites. Capital City Colonials will portray historic characters and lead the tour through re-enactments, music and dance. Participants must be 21 and older. William Paca House, 186 Prince George St., Annapolis. $35; Historic Annapolis Foundation members and volunteers, $30. 410-267-8146

WINTER HIKE -- 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Participants will look for signs of winter during a 1.5-mile hike on the Baltimore and Annapolis Trail. Meet at the intersection of Jones Station Road and Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard in Arnold. Anne Arundel County Department of Parks and Recreation. Registration required. Free. 410-222-6244.


"SOUTH PACIFIC" -- 7:30 p.m. today, 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. The Moonlight Troopers perform Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical adapted from James Michener's novel, "Tales of the South Pacific." The show weaves the love stories of Lt. Joseph Cable and Liat, an island native, and French plantation owner Emile De Becque and Nellie Forbush, a Navy nurse, against the backdrop of a secret Navy mission during World War II. Pascal Center for Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $15; seniors, children, students and AACC employees, $12; AACC students, $8. 410-777-2457.

"NUNSENSE II: THE SECOND COMING" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Variety show about the adventures of the Little Sisters of Hoboken. Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. $12-$15. 410-636-6597 or


BIG AL GOODWIN -- 8 p.m. today. Comedian will perform with Mike Aronin. Kaufmann's Restaurant, 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. $10. 410-923-2005 or

TASTING FUNDRAISER -- 6-9:30 p.m. Monday. More than a dozen local chefs will offer samples of their signature dishes to raise money for the Light House Shelter. Marriott Waterfront Hotel, 80 Compromise St., Annapolis. $80. 410-268-4251.

Plan Ahead

GEORGE WINSTON -- 8 p.m. Rhythm and blues pianist performs works from his latest album. Avalon Theatre, 40 East Dover St., Easton. $35. 410-822-7299 or

DONOVAN -- 7 p.m. Dec. 3. Sixties pop and folk icon will perform an acoustic and electric concert. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $40. 410-263-5544 or


49 WEST -- 6-8 p.m. today, Francois Laureuse; 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit Group; 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. tomorrow, Tom Lagana; 8 and 10 p.m. Saturday, Joe Byrd and Gene Bertoncini; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Swing Brothers; 8-11 p.m. Sunday, Mac Walter; 8-11 p.m. Monday, Dan Haas with Bens Bones; 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Greg Freyman; 8-11 p.m. Wednesday, Frank and Amy. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

ACME BAR AND GRILL -- 10 p.m. today, D.J. Goodman; 6-9 p.m. tomorrow, Dean Rosenthal; 10 p.m. tomorrow, D.J. Goodman; 10 p.m. Saturday, Sargent D.J.; 10 p.m. Sunday, Troy's Lounge With the Done 4; 10 p.m. Monday, "Slightly Ajar Mike Night" with Jimi Haha and Guests; 10 p.m. Tuesday, Doug Segree; 10 p.m. Wednesday, Troy's Underground with D.J. Dan. 163 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-6486 or

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. today, Mark Hopkins Band; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Mercy Creek; 9 p.m. Saturday, Tar Beach. 3371/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

KAUFMANN'S TAVERN -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Mike Butler; 9 p.m. Saturday, Mitch and Josh; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, live jazz brunch; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Rick Slone. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005 or

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Matt McConville Trio. 2 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-3323 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8 p.m. today, Sonny Landreth and Johnny A; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, the Blasters; 7 p.m. Saturday, Kelly Willis; 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Blue Rodeo; 8 p.m. Sunday, Edwin McCain with Jim Boggia; 8 p.m. Monday, Shemekia Copeland; 8 p.m. Wednesday, Ledisi. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

ROCK FISH -- 10 p.m. today, Mike McHenry Tribe; 6-9 p.m. tomorrow, Sean Lane Duo; 10 p.m. tomorrow, Matt McConville Duo; 10 p.m. Saturday, Nadine and the Allstars; 10:20 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Unified Jazz Ensemble. 400 Sixth St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-1800.

SEAN DONLON'S -- 9 p.m. today, Waking at Seven; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Off the Boat; 9 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday, D.J. Adolph; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Michael O'Patrick. 37 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-1993 or

SUNDOWN COFFEE HOUSE -- 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jim Ballard. Epiphany Chapel and Church House, 1419 Odenton Rd., Odenton. 410-336-8383 or

WOODFIRE -- 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Dave Glaser; 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Mark Desrochers. 580 Ritchie Hwy., Severna Park. Free. 410-315-8100 or


In the Region

BILL DANOFF -- 8 p.m. today. Singer-songwriter will perform with Doris Justis and Sean McGhee of "Side by Side." Baldwin Station, 7618 Main St., Sykesville. $16. 410-795-1041.

SATYR HILL BAND -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. CD release concert. The Cellar Stage, 5315 Harford Rd., Baltimore. $14. 410-521-9099.

"DANCERS IN ACTION" -- 11 a.m. today, 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. Fall dance concert with Goucher College dance faculty and guest artists Michael Vernon and Ed Tyler. Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., $12; students and seniors, $7. Baltimore. 410-337-6333.

-- Compiled by LAUREN WISEMAN

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