The lowdown -- Rhett Miller, the vocalist and rhythm guitar slinger of the Dallas-based alt-rock band Old 97's, brings his pop-rock solo project to Rams Head Live on Sunday. Although he began his musical career in 1993 with the quartet he leads, he's also put out three albums on his own. His current tour is in support of his latest effort, The Believer.
If you go -- Rams Head Live is at 20 Market Place. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $20 in advance and $22 the day of the show. For tickets or more information, call 410-244-1131 or visit ramsheadlive.com.
The lowdown -- Power Plant Live's plaza is this weekend's hot spot, with two free events: A Carbon Leaf show tonight and the Strut Spring Fashion Show Saturday. Strut features fashion from Deville, Double Dutch, Cupcake, Via Chic, Box of Rain and Water Water Everywhere.
If you go -- The Carbon Leaf show starts at 8 tonight. Strut starts at 9 p.m. Saturday. Call 410-262-8713 or visit pow erplantlive.com.
The lowdown -- Tomorrow, the Carroll Arts Center screens Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974) in advance of a center-sponsored trip to see the Broadway musical Spamalot. These two works, written by famed British comedy group Monty Python, use satire, song and slapstick.
If you go -- The Carroll Arts Center is at 91 W. Main St., Westminster. Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for seniors, children under 12 and members. Screening begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call 410-848-7272 or visit www.carr.org/arts.
The lowdown -- The American Visionary Art Museum celebrates the mystic side of Islam with Rumi Fest Saturday and Sunday. See poet Coleman Barks, drumming, a Middle East market, live music and dance.
If you go -- Rumi Fest runs 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. AVAM is at 800 Key Highway. There is one flat admission rate for the whole weekend: $22 for the public, $18 for members and $11 for students. Call 410-244- 1900 or visit avam.org.
Story of Bozo
The lowdown -- Tuesday, the Ottobar screens Who is Bozo Texino? a black-and-white documentary on the 100-year-old history of hobo and rail-worker graffiti on freight trains. The film catches some of the socioeconomic history of hobo subculture from the Civil War to today through interviews with some of railroad graffiti's most known names, including Bozo Texino.
If you go -- The Ottobar is at 2549 N. Howard St. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5. For more information, call 410-662-0069 or visit theottobar.com. [JORGE VALENCIA]