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African- American photo album

The lowdown -- Catch a glimpse into the lives of Howard County African-American families when the Howard County Center of African American Culture and Howard Community College present the exhibit Native African American Families of Howard County, Md., featuring more than 300 photos of families taken between 1875 and 1950. The collection includes family portraits and African-Americans at work, in the military and at worship. Many of the pictures, which were submitted by families in the area, are being shown for the first time.

If you go -- The exhibit will be open during regular library hours Tuesday through Oct. 11 in room L220 of the James Clark Library, Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Admission is free. Go to


The lowdown -- Is imitation really the highest form of flattery? The Repeating Image in Renaissance and Baroque Art, a new exhibit at the Walters Art Museum, examines the practice of artistic copying in the 1500s and 1600s. It features about a dozen pieces from the museum's permanent collection.

If you go -- The Repeating Image in Renaissance and Baroque Art opens Saturday and runs through Feb. 17 at the museum, 600 N. Charles St. Call 410-547- 9000 or go to'

Delta' premiere

The lowdown -- Catch the U.S. premiere of Delta, a physical theater piece by Satores and Arepo, a Bulgarian movement company. The show follows three women as they face their imminent deaths. This vivid tale will show the women challenging their fears of disappearing from the physical world and journeying through the unknown.

If you go -- Delta will be performed at 8 p.m. today through Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday at Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St. Tickets are $10-$20. Call the box office at 410-752-8558 or go to

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