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Jodie Foster film premiere is scheduled at Senator


The world premiere for the film "Home for the Holidays," directed by Jodie Foster and shot in Baltimore, will be held at the Senator Theatre at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2. Ms. Foster and actress Peggy Rajski will take part in the premiere, which benefits the Maryland Producers Club. The ticket price is $60 and includes a sidewalk block unveiling in front of the theater, a champagne dinner reception and a showing of the film, followed by a dessert reception. Tickets are available at the Senator Theatre daily from 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., cash or check only; call (410) 435-8338. They may also be purchased at Bibelot, (410) 653-6933.

Everyman Theatre

The Everyman Theatre will perform excerpts from the musical "Working" at the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden at noon Oct. 28. The performance is part of a festival celebrating sculptor Stephan Balkenhol's new exhibit, which features everyday people in painted wood. The festival will include a treasure hunt, docent-led tours and wood-sculpture demonstrations. For information, call (202) 357-2700.

Art marketing

Sue Viders, an art marketing expert, will be giving a weekend seminar on marketing for artists Nov. 4-5 at the Hunt Valley Community Room in Hunt Valley Mall, sponsored by the Baltimore Watercolor Society. The cost of the seminar is $100 for members and $135 for nonmembers. For more information, call (301) 725-2763.

Lichtenstein lecture

A lecture on "The Prints of Roy Lichtenstein" will be conducted by Ruth Fine at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Maryland Institute's Mount Royal Station Auditorium. Ms. Fine is the curator of modern prints and drawings at the National Gallery of Art in Washington and recently published a book on the works of Lichtenstein.

Design awards

The Baltimore Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Baltimore) has announced the winners of the 1995 Annual Chapter Design Awards: Murphy & Dittenhafer Architects Inc. for Fielding Way Public Housing; Richter Cornbrooks Gribble Inc. for the Lyric Opera House; Kann & Associates Inc. for the St. James Episcopal Church Restoration, DKP Joint Venture/DMJM for the Shot Tower/Market Place Station.

AIA Baltimore, in conjunction with Baltimore magazine, has also announced the winners of the Residential Design Awards for 1995: Studio 3, of Annapolis; Muse Architects, of Washington; Kaplan Sutton, of Baltimore; O'Neil & Manion, of Bethesda; and Timothy Duke and Julie Gabrielli, of Baltimore.

Grants announced

The National Endowment for the Arts announced the following grants for Maryland institutions and artists for 1995: a $3,600 fellowship for David Cosby, to support study with guitarist Rodney Jones; a $20,000 grant for Johns Hopkins University, to support the production of the radio series "Up Close and Classical with David Zinman"; a $20,000 fellowship for visual artist Peter Walsh; a $20,000 grant for the Maryland States Arts Council, for re-granting to rural organizations; and a $38,000 grant for the Maryland-based National Council for the Traditional Arts, to support "The Memphis Sound Tour," which presents country, blues, and black and white gospel music from the Memphis area.

Arts festival

The Avenue of the Arts Festival continues Oct. 25 with the Chamber Music Concert Series in the City Hall Rotunda at noon, and with a reading by children's author Kevin O'Malley at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Children's Book Store on Deepdene Road. For more information, call (410) 396-4575.

Art Show

The Second Annual Rodgers Forge Community Art Show will be held from Oct. 23 through Nov. 17 at Dumbarton House, 300 Dumbarton Road. The show is open Monday through Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Thanksgiving parade

The Baltimore Office of Promotion is seeking participants for the Thanksgiving Parade. Needed are colorful floats, children's groups, pep squads and marching bands for Nov. 18 beginning at 11 a.m. Call (410) 752-8632.


* The National Shakespeare Conservatory in New York will hold scholarship auditions in Baltimore Nov. 4-5 for a two-year professional actor-training program. Actors interested in applying should call (800) 472-6667.

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