Friday, November 05, 1999


A guide to help make your day

        • At Gallery Sculptura: Opening reception for sculptor Karen Heyl, 6-9 p.m. today, 40 E. Seventh St., downtown. 333-0229.

        • Blues band: Greg Schaber and High Street plays 9 p.m. today, York Street Cafe in Newport. $4. 261-9675.

        • Familiar musical: The Sound of Music, presented by Middletown Lyric Theatre, 7:30 p.m. today (through Sunday) at Dave Finkelman Auditorium, Miami University Middletown, $6-$9. (513) 425-7140.

        • Thank van Gogh It's Friday: After-hours art viewing and music, 5:30-9 p.m. today, Cincinnati Art Museum, Eden Park. O-Six performs. $6, $4 for CAM members. 639-2954.

        • Country Peddler Show: Artisans sell their wares, 4-9 p.m. today(through Sunday), Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington. $4, $2 ages 2-12. 261-1500.

        • Katie Reider: The young standout performs 8-10 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        Night hike: Sierra Club's Friday Night Hike, 7 p.m. today, Kemper Road playground at Sharon Woods, Sharonville. 321-9488; 283-1183.

        • • TV picks: Kids Say the Darndest breaks format for host Bill Cosby to do his stand-up comedy routine about old people (8 p.m., Channels 12, 7). He also asks a young baseball fan to tell Sammy Sosa he's been traded from the Chicago Cubs to the Milwaukee Brewers.

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter also suggests you unwind after a busy week with the Dixie Chicks on Austin City Limits (9 p.m., Channel 14).

        • Let's chat: Actor Ben Savage of Boy Meets World will be on America Online's Teen People Online 7:30 p.m. today. Keyword: Center stage.

        • Web site of the day: Swedes pick most of the Nobel Prize winners, but for reasons no one can pin down, Alfred Nobel directed that Norwegians pick the winner of the peace prize. Find the Norwegian Nobel Committee site at

        • Scooby-Doo: Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost, a feature-length, animated movie (), arrives in video stores today. Watch as Scooby and his fun-loving gang of amateur sleuths look into ghostly goings-on in a Massachusetts town. Performing the theme song: Billy Ray Cyrus. Inside the video package will be $25 worth of coupons good for Scooby merchandise.

        • Coming of age: Young Cherokee, one of five programs in the Calico Series, will bepresented 7:30 p.m. Friday in Krueger Auditorium, University of Cincinnati-Clermont, Batavia. Folk tales and Native American culture are combined in a narrative about one boy's coming of age. Grades K-6. $3. 732-5281.

        • 24 Hours Out: Catch the final dress rehearsals of the new Playhouse in the Park production Sanders Family Christmas, beginning 7 p.m. Saturday, Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre, Eden Park. $26.50, half- price 11 a.m.-5 p.m. day of show. Regular run begins Thursday. 421-3888.

        • 48 Hours Out: Auction of fine American and European art pottery (emphasis on Rookwood) at Cincinnati Art Galleries Holiday Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, 225 E. Sixth St., downtown. 381-2128.

        • 72 Hours 'til Monday: The Linton Chamber Series performs work by local composer Ellen Harrison, 7:30 p.m., Congregation Ohav Shalom, Sycamore Township. 381-6868. Get To It appears daily. Send items to


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