Tuesday, September 14, 1999
GET TO IT
A guide to help make your day
Double bill: Tonight, see Alanis Morissette and Tori Amos at Riverbend. Music starts at 7:30 p.m. $25-$49.50. 562-4949. Allure magazine's interactive traveling Beauty Mobile will be at the concert. Experts will be on hand to give makeovers and manicures. Stop by for product samples and full-size freebies.
Music at lunch: Skinny Eddie and the Choir Girl play Acoustic Lunch at Piatt Park, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. today, downtown. 352-4080.
Reds vs. Cubs: 7:05 p.m. today, Cinergy Field. Tickets: 421-7337.
Fall gardening: The first class of a six-session Floral Design course starts 6:30 p.m. today at the Civic Garden Center, Avondale. Other fall courses include ornamental grasses, herbs and bulbs. Information and schedules: 221-0981.
TV Picks: From Charlie Chan to Die Hard, look at Hollywood Behind the Badge: A Century of Cinema Cops and Detectives (8 p.m., American Movie Classics).
And TV Critic John Kiesewetter notes that the Aug. 29 live Cher: In Concert at the MGM Grand repeats today (10 p.m., HBO).
Exit 89 program: Cincinnati singer-songwriter Tracy Walker performs on WNKU 89.7 FM, 9 p.m. today.
Talk a blue streak: Bill Nye talks about his new book Bill Nye the Science Guy's Big Blue Ocean, 8 p.m. today on America Online Live.
THE GOODS (What's in stores today)
Video picks: Enquirer film critic Margaret A. McGurk calls Cookie's Fortune director Robert Altman's most accessible, charming work in years. A quirky, small-town comedy of love, death, greed and family ties, its sprawling cast includes Charles S. Dutton, Patricia Neal, Glenn Close, Liv Tyler and Chris O'Donnell.
Also available today: The Prince of Egypt.
Bat 'em: Lancome, makers of Definicils and Intencils, has added to its line with Magnificils ($18), a mascara designed to amplify and separate lashes with clump-free results. Available this month at Lancome cosmetic counters in black, deep brown and brown.
BRAND SPANKIN' NEW
Sew and help: The Home Sewing Association invites you to take a stab at sewing a 9-inch pink, heart-shaped pillow and help fight breast cancer, too. Just buy the Sew for the Cure Pillow Kit for $9.95, plus shipping and handling. Proceeds to the American Cancer Society, the National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. For kits: (877) 739-2873; www.sewforthecure.org.
A day away: Author and landscape gardening expert Rosalind Creasy lectures on Vegetable Theme Gardens, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdayat the Civic Garden Center, Avondale. $25-$30. Reservations: 221-0981.
Two weeks away: Tickets are on sale for 7 Mary 3 at Bogart's in Corryville, 8 p.m. Sept. 28. $12. 562-4949.
One month away: Magicians Penn & Teller open the Taft Theatre season Oct. 14 with an 8 p.m. show. $25, $18.50. 562-4949.
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