Sunday, January 23, 2000


A guide to help make your day


        • Last chance: It's the Travel, Sports and Boat Show's final day, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Albert B. Sabin Convention Center, downtown. Includes golf portion of show. $8, $2.50 under age 14 (some discounts available). 281-0022.

        • Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra: Performs Stravinsky, Haydn, Mozart and Bizet, 3 p.m. today Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Featuring guest conductor Neal Gittleman and cello soloist Edward Arron. $2-$18. 732-1182.

        • Blues great: The headliner at the 1998 Queen City Blues Festival, Carl Weathersby returns for a gig at Jefferson Hall, 9 p.m. today, 1150 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. $10. 723-9008.

        • Fitton Center: Opening reception for two new art exhibits — Drawn to Art, an invitational group drawing show, and Contemporary Cuban Painters exhibit, 2-4 p.m. today at the arts center, 101 S. Monument St., Hamilton. 863-8873.

        • End of run: Last chance to see New Edgecliff Theater's production of The Woolgatherer, 2 p.m. today Fifth Third Band Theatre, Aronoff Center for the Arts ($10-$12, 241-7469) and Cincinnati Shakespeare Festival's The Misanthrope, 2 p.m. today, 717 Race St., downtown ($10-$18, 381-2273).

        • TV picks:
Felicity enters The Twilight Zone with a quirky black-and-white episode written by creator J.J. Abrams, a huge Rod Serling fan (8 p.m., Channel 64).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Barbra Streisand will be presented a career achievement award during the 57th annual Golden Globe Awards (8-11 p.m., Channels 5, 22).

        • 24 hours out: An exhibition of video sculpture and photographic collages by internationally known video artist Nam June Paik opens Monday at Carl Solway Gallery, 424 Findlay St., West End. Exhibition includes a series of animal-like sculptures referring to figures found in cave paintings, which the artist sees as the earliest forms of communication. Through March 31. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 621-0069.

        • 48 hours out: Performing Arts Series at Miami University presents dance group Urban Bush Womenperforming with the David Murray Octet in “Soul Deep,” examining African-American heritage, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Millett Hall, Oxford. $15-$18. (513) 529-3200.

        • 72 hours 'til Wednesday: World premiere of The Winning Streak, a play by Lee Blessing, 8 p.m. Wednesday Ensemble Theatre, 1127 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine. Through Feb. 13. $20-$25. 421-3555.

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