Tuesday, November 23, 1999


A guide to help make your day

        • Salvador Dali exhibit: Opens at Miami University Art Museum today. Includes works from the museum's permanent collection and photographs of the artist by Philippe Halsman. Through Feb. 13. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. (513) 529-2232.

        • New store: Grand opening of new Gap and Gap Kids stores, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at Florence Mall with holiday fashion show, door prizes and live music by Echo Park. 371-1231.

        • Mexican Contemporary Music Festival: Final concert, 8 p.m. today. CCM Concert Orchestra performs world premiere work by Juan Trigos. Guests artists: Percussion Group Cincinnati. Corbett Auditorium, UC Main Campus. Free. 556-4183.

        • Hugh Cornwell: The former member of the Stranglers plays 9 p.m. today at Top Cat's, Vine Street, Corryville. $7-$8. 562-4949.

        • Festival of Lights: The holiday show is up and running at Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens through Jan. 2. 5-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 5-9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 3400 Vine St., Avondale. $4.75-$10. 281-4700.

        • TV picks: It's the day Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans have been eagerly awaiting for six months: Angel (David Boreanaz) returns to Sunnydale on Buffy (8 p.m., Channel 64), then Buffy (Sarah Michelle Gellar) follows him to Los Angeles on his show (9 p.m.). Both episodes are rated TV-14-V (unsuitable for children under 14 with intense violence).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter notes that Reba McEntire sings your favorites Live By Request (9-11 p.m., A&E).

        • Video picks: John Sayles' intense and poignant romantic drama Limbo is the favorite video release this week of Enquirer film critic Margaret A. McGurk. But she lists as a close second the delightfully old-fashioned animated feature The Iron Giant.

        PETA shopping list: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has released PETA's 2000 Shopping Guide for Caring Consumers, a listing of companies that do and don't test their products on animals. The guide is $8.95 plus $3.20 for shipping and handling. Orders: (800) 483-4366; www.peta-online.org

        • 24 Hours Out: Ottis plays Wednesday at the Overflow, 1207 Main St. in Over-the-Rhine. 651-2582.

        • 48 Hours Out: “Holiday Lights on the Hill” at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum opens Thursday and runs through Jan. 9. Museum is located on Ohio 128 outside Hamilton. 6-10 p.m. nightly. $10 per car Monday-Friday, $12 Friday-Sunday. (513) 868-8336.

        • 72 Hours 'til Friday: The Jazz, Blues and Rock 'n' Roll event of the season, Shades of Blue #2, 8 p.m. Friday, Music Hall Ballroom, Over-the-Rhine. $18. 241-7469.

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