Photography show focused on women at historical...


Photography show focused on women at historical society

This photograph of an Ethiopian Jewish woman is from the exhibit "Jewish Women: A World of Tradition and Change" at the Jewish Historical Society of Maryland. The exhibit includes more than 50 black and white photographs by Joan Roth, whose work is included in the collections of the Jewish Museum in New York, the Brooklyn Museum and the New York Public Library, among others. For "Jewish Women," Roth photographed in more than a dozen countries and covered the spectrum from young to old, from rich to poor.

The show continues through October 22 at the Lloyd Street Synagogue Gallery, 11 Lloyd St. Currently running at the society's Cardin Gallery, next door at 15 Lloyd St., is "Daughter of Zion: Henrietta Szold and American Jewish Womanhood." For information on both shows, call (410) 732-6400.

The Baltimore Playwrights Festival continues Friday at the Spotlighters Theatre, 817 St. Paul St., with "Lemonaid," a play about group therapy, by Nan Kirchhoff.

Sharon Rosen directs a cast featuring Mary Bova, Bethany Brown, Joan Corcorhan, J. Valenteen Gregg, Christine LaGana, Mike Norwicke and Billy Steuben. Curtain times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through Aug. 26. Tickets are $8 and $9. For more information call (410) 752-1225.


J. Wynn Rousuck The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's Summerfest ended last night in Meyerhoff Hall. But those who missed the distinguished Hungarian pianist-conductor Tamas Vasary's final all-Mozart program can hear it tonight in Vienna, Va., at the Wolf Trap Festival. Mr. Vasary will perform Mozart's A-major Piano Concerto (K. 414) and will conduct the composer's Horn Concerto No. 1 (with BSO principal horn David Bakkegard as soloist) and Symphony No. 39.

Tickets are $10 for seats on the lawn and $20 for seats inside the Music Shed. For tickets or for further information, please call the Wolf Trap box office, (703) 255-1866.

Stephen Wigler

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