Sunday, December 05, 1999


A guide to help make your day


        • Celebration: WAIF 24th anniversary, 6 p.m.-1 a.m. today, Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. Performances by Robin Lacy and DeZydeco, Doug Perry Ensemble, Circus of the Sun, Kelly Richey Band plus poetry readings, Arabic belly dancing and Nigerian dance. Free. 749-1444 or 961-8900.

        • Ricky Martin: 8 p.m. today at Firstar Center. $45. 562-4949.

        • 5K run: Barnes and Noble Polar Express run, to benefit literacy programs, 8 a.m. today, Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 7800 Montgomery Road, Kenwood. Kids' activities coincide with event. Registration is 6-7:45 a.m. 794-9440.

        • Train show: Great American Train Show continues 11 a.m.-5 p.m. today at Albert B. Sabin Convention Center, downtown. $6, free under 12. (630) 834-0652.

        • German Village Christmas walk: Open houses in private homes and museums, carriage rides and carolers, noon-5 p.m. today in Hamilton's historic district (near Third and Dayton streets), (513) 867-8500.

        • Christmas bazaar: Cincinnati Art Club's annual event, noon-5 p.m. today, 1021 Parkside Place, Mount Adams. Through Dec. 19. 241-4591.

        • Nativity display: More than 200 privately owned Nativity sets from around the world on view at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2-8 p.m. today, 7118 Dutchland Parkway, Liberty Township. 235-0107.

        • TV picks: Spend a Sunday with Professor Morrie Schwartz in ABC's dramatization of the best-seller, Tuesdays With Morrie (9 p.m., Channels 9, 2) with Jack Lemmon and Hank Azaria.

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter fears he may risk excommunication laughing too hard at The Simpsons Bible stories (8 p.m., Channels 19, 45).

        • Christmas list: Compare A Christmas Carol with George C. Scott (11:30 a.m., Channel 64) to Patrick Stewart (8 or 10 p.m.), or catch Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too (7 p.m., Channels 9, 2); A Rosie Christmas with Rosie O'Donnell and Rosemary Clooney (8 p.m., Channels 9, 2); or CBS' Santa & Pete with Hume Cronyn and James Earl Jones (9 p.m., Channels 12, 7).

        • 24 hours out: Zac Kreuz Trioplays 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at Blue Wisp Jazz Club, 19 Garfield Place, downtown. 721-9801.

        • 48 hours out: Jekyll and Hyde opens at Aronoff Center for the Arts. Through Dec. 19. Performances 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. $35-$55. 241-7469.

        • 72 hours 'til Wednesday: Lecture “Jim Dine: Four Decades of a Modern Master,” presented by Jean E. Feinberg, former curator of contemporary art at Cincinnati Art Museum, 7:30 p.m. at the museum. $5, members free. Reservations required: 721-2787.

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