Arts & Entertainment today

November 04, 2007

Blues for Tots

A concert to collect toys for Toys for Tots. 1 to 8 p.m. Elks Lodge, 11063 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Admission is one new unwrapped toy per person. Call 301-739-0844.

Orchestra concert

Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra will perform works by contemporary Croatian composers and a Mozart symphony. Polish percussionist Jan Lotko will be the featured soloist. 7 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St. Tickets cost $30 and $25, and are 20 percent off for ages older than 65. For tickets, call 301-790-2000 or go to


SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - "Remember," an outdoor, site-specific art and performance event. The original work was co-created by composer Cam Millar, visual artist Colleen Tracey and choreographer Kitty Clark. 1 p.m. Grounds of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services National Conservation Training Center, 698 Conservation Way. Free. Call 304-876-6751 or go to


'King Lear'

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Shepherd University Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players will present Shakespeare's "King Lear." 2 p.m. today; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, and Thursday, Nov. 8; 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, and Saturday, Nov. 10; Shepherd University's Reynolds Hall. $5; $2 for all students and Shepherd University faculty and staff. Call Betty Ellzey at 304-876-5208 or e-mail

Poe on stage

FRONT ROYAL, Va. - Wayside Theatre presents "Shadow of the Raven: The Stories of Edgar Allan Poe," a mystery by Steve Przybylski and based on Poe's stories, novels and poetry. 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday matinees; and 2:30 p.m. Sunday matinee. Continues through Saturday, Nov. 10. Royal Phoenix Theatre, 400 Kendrick Lane. $23 to $28, adults; $10 for any show for ages 17 and younger. Call 540-869-1776.

'Julius Caesar'

FREDERICK, Md. -Julius Caesar, presented by the Aquila Theatre Company. 2 p.m. today. Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., downtown Frederick, Md. $10, $13 and $15. For tickets, call the Weinberg Center's box office, 301-600-2828, or go to the theater's Web site,

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