The scene: the Maryland Science Center. The night: Thursday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m. The case: cocktails and murder at Bloody Marys & Bloody Deeds! Guests to the Science Center on this fateful evening will join trial lawyer, writer and Ripperologist Janis Wilson for cocktails, light fare and a presentation on the role Sherlock Holmes could have played in investigating the horrific crimes of Jack the Ripper. The evening begins in the Maryland Science Centerâ€™s exhibit, Sherlock Holmes and the Clocktower Mystery, along with a presentation by Wilson in the adjacent theater on Sir Arthur Conan Doyleâ€™s interest in the Ripper killings and on whether Holmesâ€™ methods could have solved the murders.Cocktails and light fare are offered at 7:00 p.m., followed by Wilsonâ€™s presentation at 8:00 p.m. which includes time for discussion and a tour of the exhibitâ€"complete with a live actor portrayalâ€"afterward. In addition to being a writer, journalist and trial lawyer, Janis Wilson is a commentator on the Investigation Discovery Channel program Deadly Affairs and is a professor at Temple University. Wilsonâ€™s short story, â€œThe Devilâ€™s Triangle,â€ will be published this year. Tickets are $40 all-inclusive ($35 for Science Center members) for food, drink and presentation.Bloody Marys &Bloody Deeds is for ages 21 and over only.The Maryland Science Center is located at 601 Light Street at Baltimoreâ€™s Inner Harbor. For information, visit www.marylandsciencecenter.org or call the 24-Hour Information Line at 410-685-5225.