Monday, October 11, 1999
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Faculty Artist Series: Kurt Sassmannshaus, violinist; Catherine Carroll, violist; William Grubb, cellist and Rita Sloan, pianist, perform 8 p.m. today in Corbett Auditorium, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. 556-4183.
Tasty sweets: Author Gale Gandsigns and gives a cooking demonstration from Butter Sugar Flour Eggs: Whimsical Irresistible Desserts, 7 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Norwood. 396-8960.
Autumn show: Krohn Conservatory's Harvest Moon offers produce, herbs and ornamental grasses through Nov. 14. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 421-5707.
At the Omnimax Theater: Catch Mysteries of Egypt at Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. Screenings at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. today. Hurry, it closes Friday. Call for tickets ($6.50, $4.50). 287-7000.
Fund-raiser: Celebrating the Angels of the Earth, a benefit for the Tom Geiger Guest House, 6 p.m. today, Old St. George Church in Corryville. Silent auction, buffet dinner, speaker. $25. 961-4555.
TV picks: On PBS' Red Files, rocket engineer Sergei Khrushchev, son of former Soviet leader and now a U.S. citizen, talks about Russia's failures to win the space race to the moon (9 p.m., Channels 48, 54, 16).
TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Becker (Ted Danson) is thrilled when spacey Linda (Shawnee Smith) up and quits (9:30 p.m., Channels 12, 7).
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A day away: The Misfits and Gwar play 8 p.m. Tuesday at Bogart's in Corryville. $16, $17.50. 562-4949.
48 hours out: Riverboat cruises, period music, historical demonstrations and more are all part of the Tall Stacks '99 celebration, begining Wednesday , through Sunday, along the Ohio River in Cincinnati, Newport and Covington. 421-8255, 562-4949.
72 hours 'til Thursday: It's honkeytonkers the Derailers, 9 p.m., Jefferson Hall, Over-the-Rhine. $10. 723-9008.
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