Here is a partial list of Arts and Humanities Month events:
Continuing through Oct. 10: Maryland Sings -- Selections from Maryland Sings and Owings Mills High School, and display of art work by Owings Mills High School students. (410) 356-6295.
Oct. 4: Mayor Kurt Schmoke dedicates two new murals at 1224 W. Lombard St. at 10 a.m. Call (410) 396-4575. The mayor installs new pole banners in the Mount Royal Cultural Corridor at 3 p.m. Call (410) 396-4330.
Oct. 4: ArtSalute features awards and multi-cultural performances in Meyerhoff Symphony Hall at 7:30 p.m. (410) 558-2100.
Oct. 5: "Catfish Dreamin' " exhibit and folklorists, The Contemporary, 7:30-9:30 p.m. (410) 333-8600.
Oct. 7: First Thursday art gallery and shop openings along the Charles Street corridor include a book signing of "Sister Aimee" by Daniel Mark Epstein at Vanguard Cafe at 405 N. Charles St. Proceeds to benefit literary programs at Artscape. (410) 396-4575.
Oct. 7: Folk art collector Richard Edson leads a Baltimore Film Forum-sponsored program at the Baltimore Museum of Art at 7:30 p.m. (410) 889-1993.
Oct. 8: The Baltimore Film Forum presents Preston Sturges' "Hail the Conquering Hero" at the Baltimore Museum of Art at 8 p.m. (410) 889-1993. The Korean film "Mulberry" at the Walters Art Gallery at 7:30 p.m. (410) 547-9000. Concert Society of Maryland presents Abida Parveen at 8:30 p.m. at the University of Maryland College Park. (301) 403-4240.
Oct. 8 through Nov. 7: Marivaux's "The Triumph of Love" at Baltimore's Center Stage. (410) 332-0033.
Oct. 8 and 9: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra under conductor in residence Christopher Seaman and featuring pianist Barry Douglas. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall at 8:15 p.m. (410) 783-8000.
Oct. 9: Maryland Museum of African Art hosts a Diplomatic Ball starting at 7 p.m. in the Spear Center of Rouse Co. headquarters in Columbia. (410) 730-7105. One-day writers workshop at Hagerstown Junior College. (301) 791-3132.
Oct. 9 to Oct. 16: Lotta Art benefit at the School 33 Art Center in south Baltimore. (410) 396-4641.
Oct. 10: "Dog Day at the BMA" from 1 to 4 p.m. in conjunction with the Baltimore Museum of Art's exhibit of William Wegman dog photographs. (410) 396-7100. The Baltimore Children's Museum at the Cloisters presents Dr. Schroeder Cherry and his handmade puppets at 2 p.m. (410) 823-2550. The Baltimore Symphony, conductor Christopher Seaman and pianist Barry Douglas perform a full concert including commentary. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall at 3 p.m. (410) 783-8000.
Oct. 14: Guarneri String Quartet open rehearsal, at University of Maryland College Park at 7 p.m. (301) 405-5566. "All Baltimore Concert" under Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Affiliate Artist/National Endowment for the Arts Conductor David Lockington. Features soprano Janice Chandler. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall at 8:15 p.m. (410) 783-8000. Baltimore Film Forum presents the documentary "Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media" at 7:30 p.m. at the Baltimore Museum of Art. A panel discussion on the film will be held Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. (410) 889-1993.