(January 9) COMMUNITY VOICES The Hub Theatre hosts an urban story telling workshop at The Soundry in Vienna, Virginia this Saturday from 2-6 p.m. "Community Voices" features stories told by those who've lived them. The workshop helps budding autobiographers find and define their own personal tales.
(January 9, 16) MONTPELIER MOVIES The Montpelier Film Series in Riverdale, Maryland presents dinner and a movie this Saturday and next. This weekend's pick: Ang Lee's "Eat Drink Man Woman", a sumptuous bit of cinema from 1994 accompanied by the cuisine of China. Next week it's off to the Czech Republic, embodied in the film Kolya, the story of a boy and his new stepfather that won the Academy Award for best foreign film in 1997.
(January 10) BALTIMORE MANDOLINS
The Strathmore Music Center revives a favorite instrument of the 17th century with the Baltimore Mandolin Quartet Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. The bright yet mellow sounds of the mandolin resonate from the instrument's Golden Age to today.