Tuesday, January 25, 2000

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A guide to help make your day

       

GOING OUT
        • Soul Deep: Urban Bush Women and the David Murray Octetperform music, dance and spoken word celebrating African-American heritage, 8 p.m. today, Millett Hall, Miami University, Oxford. $9-$18. (513) 529-3200.

        • Heavy Metal: Anthrax performs with Fumanchu today at Annie's, 4343 Kellogg Ave., Columbia-Tusculum. Doors open 8 p.m. $15. 321-2572.

        • Appalachian extravaganza: “Ringing in an Appalachian New Year 2000” event presented by Urban Appalachian Council, 6-9 p.m. today at South Fairmount Community Center, 1631 Queen City Ave. Potluck dinner precedes performances by banjo player Taylor Farley, all woman bluegrass group Kentucky 31, Appalachian folk musicians Sunset Dawn and the Rabbit Hash String Band. Free. 251-0202. • D.C. Project: D.C. stands for Donnie Carter who leads this roots-rock group with a blues bent. Appearing 9 p.m. today, Jefferson Hall, 1150 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. 723-9008.

STAYING IN
        • TV picks: Court TV devotes much of its MugShots profile of avowed racist Joseph Paul Franklin (7 p.m., Court TV) to his Cincinnati conviction, though it curiously does not give any credit to Channel 12 reporter Deborah Dixon, who tipped police and prosecutors to his confession.

        TV Critic John Kiesewetter also says that the Sports Night gang prepares for an interview with Michael Jordan (9:30 p.m., Channels 9, 2).

THE GOODS (What's in stores today)
        • Video picks: Runaway Bride was the second runaway hit for Julia Roberts in 1999, and a must-see for Julia-philes, says Enquirer film critic Margaret A. McGurk.

BRAND SPANKIN' NEW
        • Pow wow: Authentic, handmade American Indian drums, accessories and other products are available through a new All One Tribe catalog in Taos, N.M. Top-of-the-line powwow-style drum is the Unity Drum, 32 inches in diameter; $2,400. With a glass top, the drum is a one-of-a-kind table. Other drums starting at $92. (800) 442-3786; www.allonetribedrum.com.

PLANNING AHEAD
        • 24 hours out: Jennifer Kimball, formerly of Story, performs on piano with an accompanying guitarist, 8 p.m. WednesdaySouthgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. $10-$12. 779-9462.

        • 48 hours out: Civil-war author, Jim Leeke signs and discusses A Hundred Days to Richmond: Ohio's “Hundred Days” Men in the Civil War, 7 p.m. Thursday, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        • 72 hours 'til Friday: The Mayor's 801 Plum Concerts Series starts with the contemporary classical ensemble eighth blackbird at City Hall, downtown. Evening begins with 5:30 reception, 7 p.m. concert. $10-$15. 381-6868.

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