Friday, May 21, 1999


A guide to help make your day


Going out
        • Westward ho: Local choreographer Shawn Womack is California-bound so her finale with Dance Projects this weekend in the Aronoff Center's Jarson-Kaplan Theater really is a Disappearing Act. The work is a collaboration with Kelly Goettesman and Cheryl Wallace. Among the people sharing the stage for a loving farewell will be parents, children and teachers of E-CASE (Eastern Catholic Alliance of Schools for Excellence). 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. $8-$12. 241-7469.

        • Buck up, musical fans: Yes, Jammin' on Main knocked screenings of the 30th anniversary print of Hello, Dolly off the schedule at the Emery Theatre in Over-the-Rhine. But the flashy, splashy Barbra Streisand flick returns at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday.. Included: short program of organ music from the theater's historic Mighty Wurlitzer. $4, $2 children. 721-2741.

        • Ragin' Cajun: Party tonight at Athenaeum of Ohio (Mount St. Mary's Seminary) in Mount Washington. Cajun cuisine, raffles, music by Robin Lacy and DeZydeco. 7:30 p.m.-midnight. $35. 761-4143.

Staying in
        • Critic's picks: Truly arresting television ends today with the final Homicide: Life on the Street (10 p.m., Channels 5, 22), as Lt. Giardello (Yaphet Kotto) reflects on his career, anticipating a promotion. And TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Susan Lucci may finally come home with a statue from her 19th straight nomination at the Daytime Emmy Awards (9 p.m., Channels 12, 7).


Brand spankin' new
        • Beanies and bears: Today, McDonald's starts its third Teenie Beanie promotion. Twelve beanies are free with the purchase of a Happy Meal or sold separately for about $1.69-$1.99 with the purchase of any regularly priced menu item. Four International Bears - new this year — are $2.49 with the purchase of any regularly priced menu item.


Harried with children
        • Talented kids: Check out the Cincinnati Kids for Kids Variety Show showcasing local talent, ages 8-18. Shows 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at Cincinnati Museum Center, Union Terminal. $10-$15. Proceeds benefit the Parent Project for Muscular Dystrophy Research. 779-3909.


Hot tix
        • Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. today for Journey and Foreigner at Riverbend 7 p.m. July 20. $17.50-$37.50. 562-4949.


Planning ahead
        • A day away: Grab your lawn chair or blanket, then grab a spot at Kuliga Park in Green Township. TZ-5 plays rockin' oldies at Concerts in the Park, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. 574-4848.

        • 48 hours out: Wyoming's Historic District will be filled with paintings, sculpture glass art, photography and more Sunday during the Wyoming Art Show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., along Worthington Avenue. 522-3079.

        • 72 hours 'til Monday: That's when Les Miz star David Fisherperforms, 7:30 p.m. at the Aronoff Center's Procter & Gamble Hall. It's a benefit for the Jewish National Fund, Yavneh Day School and Cincinnati Hebrew Day School. $18-$125. 241-7469.

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