Sunday, January 09, 2000


A guide to help make your day

        • Cavalcade of Customs: Custom cars, live music and demonstrations, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. today with appearances by Greg Zipadelli, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart's crew chief and Tommy Baldwin, NASCAR driver Ward Burton's crew chief, 1-3 p.m. At Albert B. Sabin Convention Center, downtown. $3-$9. 352-3750.

        • James Williams: The jazz pianist performs 2:30 p.m. today as part of the Xavier University Piano and Guitar Series at Cincinnati Art Museum Theatre. $14. 745-3161.

        • Neo-ancestralist art: Opening reception for new exhibit by artist Jimi Jones at Suzanna Terrill Gallery, 1-6 p.m. today. The eye-popping exhibit features bold portraits using red, blue and yellow, 1315 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. 665-4500.

        • Vespers: The Athenaeum Chorale presents a free concert, 7:30 p.m. today Chapel of St. Gregory at Athenaeum of Ohio, 6616 Beechmont Ave., Mount Washington. 231-2223.

        • TV picks: You'd think it was sweeps month looking at TV listings today, which overshadow Brian Dennehy's final Broadway performance of Death of a Salesman (8-11 p.m., Showtime).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter says your choices also include the premiere of Fox's promising Malcolm in the Middle sitcom (8:30 p.m., Channels 19, 45); ABC's David Cassidy Story (9 p.m., Channels 5, 22); and the return of two game shows, ABC's Who Wants To Be A Millionaire (9 p.m., Channels 9, 2), and NBC's Twenty One (8 p.m., Channels 5, 22).

        • Zapped and refreshed: The Sila clothes freshener and lint brush emits timed ultrasonic waves to remove perspiration, food and other odors from clothes.

        This “portable dry cleaner” runs on a 9-volt battery and helps destroy mold, mildew, bacteria, pollen and dust. $29.95, plus $5.95 shipping. Information, call the manufacturer, Lentek International, Orlando, (800) 456-3443, or go to

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

        • 48 hours out: Watercolor artist Bev Doolittle will be at the Row House Gallery, 5-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, showing many of her nature-themed prints focusing on the circle of life, 211 Main St., Milford. 831-7230.

        • 72 hours 'til Wednesday: Anita Shreve, author of The Pilot's Wife signs her new book Fortune's Rocks, 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. Line numbers distributed day of event. 396-8960.

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