Wednesday, January 19, 2000
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A guide to help make your day
Travel, Sports and Boat Show: Continuing daily through Sunday at Albert B. Sabin Convention Center. Open 4:30-9:30 p.m. today. Golf portion of show begins Friday. $8, $2.50 under age 14 (some discounts available). 281-0022.
Faculty Artist Series: Bradley Garner on flute, 8 p.m. today in the Robert J. Werner Recital Hall, University of Cincinnati. Free. 556-2683.
Book signing: Xavier University professor, Dr. Norman Finkelsteinreads from and signs his new book of poetry Track, 7 p.m. today at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.
Harp, flute and cello: Musical ensemble, Lyrica plays as part of the Trinity Episcopal Church Midday Musical Menu, 12:15 p.m. today, 16 E. Fourth St., Covington. $5 lunch available at 11:40 a.m. 431-1786.
TV picks: Skip the rerun of NBC's excellent West Wing to sample WB's Roswell (9 p.m., Channel 64), in which the normal-looking alien teens debate telling their mother about their abnormal powers.
TV Critic John Kiesewetter says the best laughs tonight are on Channel 48 in Bob Hope: Hollywood's Brightest Star (8 p.m.) and the Mark Russell 25th Anniversary special (9 p.m.).
Web site of the day: From live action on Bourbon Street to the insider's guide to parades, food and music, MardiGras.com is a one-stop information center to New Orleans' biggest party of the year. It's part of the New Orleans news and entertainment site, NOLA Live (www.nola.com).
WHAT'S IN STORES TODAY
Disc picks: The week brings smooth new R&B from Atlanta quartet Jagged Edge on J.E. Heartbreak (Columbia; $17.98 CD, $11.98 cassette).
The Madd Rapper packs an A-list of cameos on his new disc, Tell 'em Why U Madd (Columbia; $17.98 CD, $11.98 cassette) with help from Puff Daddy, Busta Rhymes, Mase and Jermaine Dupri.
Enigma (a k a Michael Cretu), best known for some of those futuristic Matrix beats, delivers some millennial trance 'n' dance with Screen Behind the Mirror (Capitol; $17.98 CD, $12.98 cassette).
But the week's best release is for anyone who loves great jazz, says the Enquirer's Larry Nager. Tenor sax great John Coltrane's early recordings can be found on the two-CD retrospective, The Bethlehem Years (Rhino; $19.98 CD only).
24 hours out: Opening reception for new exhibit at Art Academy of Cincinnati, featuring work by faculty members April Foster, Kurt McQuiston, Greg Wolfe and Catherine Hardy, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, 951 Eden Park Drive, Eden Park. 562-8777.
48 hours out: World-famous clarinetist Richard Stoltzman performs with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, 11 a.m. Friday and 8 p.m Saturday at Music Hall. $13-$49. 381-3300.
72 hours 'til Saturday: Madcap Productions Puppet Theatre presents Two Crumby Kids, a musical version of Hansel and Gretel, 1 and 3 p.m., Cincinnati Art Museum, Eden Park. Performances continue through Jan. 30. $5-$7. 721-2787.
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