Drum and dance
The lowdown -- Enjoy a showcase of some of Maryland's traditional dancers and musicians. Nations across the world will be represented by performers, including Ahmad Borhani, a leader of the Iranian music scene; Baile McKnight, African drum master; and Nilimma Devi, Indian Kuchipudi dancer and choreographer. Maryland legend and celebrated Piedmont Blues Harmonica player Phil Wiggins will headline the show.
If you go -- The event is 7:30 tonight at the Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave. Tickets are $5. Call 410-276-1651 or go to creativealli ance.org to reserve tickets or get more information. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. [ANNA EISENBERG]Sculpture show
The lowdown -- John Ruppert's exhibition Evidence opens today at C. Grimaldis Gallery. Ruppert is a locally based sculptor who is known for his combination of natural and man-made materials in his work, which he uses to symbolize the tension between nature and urban development. His sculptures are displayed worldwide, with public and private collections in places such as China, France, Japan and Switzerland. An opening reception will be held 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
If you go -- The exhibition opens today with a reception 6 p.m.-8 p.m., and runs until July 14. Ruppert's work will be on display at C. Grimaldis Gallery, 523 N. Charles St. For details, call 410-539-1080 or go to cgrimaldis gallery.com. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. [ANNA EISENBERG]