Friday, January 14, 2000


A guide to help make your day

        • Think spring: “Tulip Time in Holland” opens today at Krohn Conservatory, Eden Park. Show features a full-size windmill surrounded by tulips, cinerarias and a variety of blooming shrubs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (until 6 p.m. Wednesdays). 421-5707.

        • Ballet: CCM Ballet Ensembleproduction of Coppelia opens 8 p.m. today in Corbett Auditorium, University of Cincinnati Main Campus. Continues Saturday-Sunday. $5-$10. 556-4183.

        • Travel, Sports and Boat Show: Begins at Albert B. Sabin Convention Center, 6-10 p.m. today continuing through Jan. 23. This weekend also features a hunting and fishing portion of show. $2.50-$8. 281-0022.

        • Theater: Falcon productions presents Glengarry Glen Ross, a play about cutthroat real estate salesmen, 8 p.m. today-Saturday at Westwood Town Hall, Harrison and Montana avenues. Continues next weekend. $8-$10. 481-9042.

        • Benefit concert: Iswhat, The Five Deez, The Storm Children and Abiyah perform 9 p.m. today in a concert to benefit the American Anti-Slavery Group, an organization promoting awareness of slavery worldwide. At Cutters Bar and Grill, 1005 Walnut St., downtown. $6. 381-6636.

        • TV picks: Life Goes On creator Michael Braverman returns to TV with a new drama, Higher Ground, about at-risk teens in a Pacific Northwest wilderness school run by Peter Scarbrow (Joe Lando from Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman), a recovering addict himself (9 p.m., Fox Family Channel).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter also suggests catching Vince Gill and Martina McBride on that mighty fine little music show, Austin City Limits, which premieres its 25th season in February (9 p.m., Channel 14).

        • File away: If your home office is the kitchen or family room, the File Ladder may be for you. It lets you move active files from room to room, then it folds flat for out-of-sight storage in a closet or behind a door. Holds up to 25 letter-size hanging file folders. It's $44.50, plus shipping. Box of 25 file folders, $15. From Solutions catalog, (800) 342-9988.

        • How soon we forget: Take a fast-paced ride through the music and history of the 1900s. As cakewalkers, factory workers and band members, you'll join Yankee Dudette in her high-heeled sneakers during “The 20th Century Rocks!!” part of the Rosenthal Next Generation Theatre Series. 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. $4.50; $3 ages 4-18. 421-3888.

        • 24 hours out: WGRR Elvis Birthday Tribute Concert featuring performers from four eras of Elvis' career: Rockabilly, Movie, Comeback and Las Vegas, 8 p.m. Saturday at Taft Theatre, downtown. $23. 562-4949.

        • 48 hours out: WCW “Souled Out” Event featuring Bret Hart and Sid Vicious competing for the World Heavyweight title, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Firstar Center. Also scheduled to appear are Chris Benoit, Jeff Jarrett, Diamond Dallas Page and Buff Bugwell. $20-$100. 562-4949.

        • 72 hours 'til Monday: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast, 8 a.m., Hyatt Regency Hotel, Fifth and Race streets, downtown. Featuring speaker Ayinda Jean-Baptiste. $20. 381-0645.

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