Sunday, February 06, 2000

GET TO IT


A guide to help make your day

GOING OUT
        • Four Freshmen: “Unforgettable,” “Moonlight in Vermont,” “Route 66” — expect to hear these songs and some new sounds as the “new breed” of this group plays 7 p.m. today, at Lawrenceburg High School Auditorium. $5-$10. (812) 537-4251.

        • Classical pianist: Janina Fialkowska plays the Xavier University Piano and Guitar series, 2:30 p.m. today, Cincinnati Art Museum Theatre, Eden Park. $15-$17. 745-3161.

        • Venezuelan Quartet: Cuarteto America plays the Taft Museum of Art Chamber Music Series, 2:30 p.m. today, 316 Pike St., downtown. Program includes works by Mozart, Shostakovich and Astor Piazolla, Argentina's “King of Tango.” Free. 241-0343.

        • Vespers: Athenaeum Chorale performs 7:30 p.m. today, Chapel of St. Gregory at Athenaeum of Ohio, 6616 Beechmont Ave., Mount Washington. Free. 231-2223.

        • Parenting: Early Childhood Showcase, sponsored by the Alan R. Mack Parents' Center of Jewish Family Service, 12:30-4:30 p.m. today, Blue Ash Recreation Center, 4433 Cooper Road. $5. Information: Ellen Golub, 469-1188, Ext. 117.

STAYING IN
        • TV picks: The first Sunday of February sweeps offers some great choices at 9 p.m. — Masterpiece Theatre's Madame Bovary (Channels 16, 48, 54); James Coburn in the Hallmark Hall of Fame production of Missing Pieces (Channels 12, 7); and the start of a two-part X-Files about Mulder's sister's abduction (Channels 19, 45).

        • And TV Critic John Kiesewetter also says Malcolm (Frankie Muniz) attacks the school bully, not knowing the kid is only 7 years old, on Malcolm in the Middle (8:30 p.m., Channels 19, 45).

        • Web site of the day: AgathaChristie.com, the official home of the best-selling author of all time, launched last week. Check out online adaptation of Agatha Christie short stories, information on her life and an online store. It's www.AgathaChristie.com.

WHAT'S IN STORES TODAY
        Pokey products: If you've been wishing you and the kids had more Pokemon paraphernalia, you'll want to rush out and grab:

        • One of seven Pokemon collector kites, in stores this month, 99 cents-$12.

        • Between now and April, save up for the initial release of four Pokemon collector magnets (Pikachu, Meowth, Electrode and Koffing), each equipped with a chip that allows it to say its name. $5 each.

        • Pokemon collector marbles, each with the image of one of 150 characters, are being released now through April. Get a marble shooter with eight marbles for $14.99. Or a marble pouch (16 designs) for $7.99. In April and May, you can get marble cases ($7.99) and carrying cases ($24.99).

        Information: (212) 588-5100.

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

        • 48 hours out: World-renowned medium George Anderson discusses and signs his latest work Lessons from the Light, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        6 days away: Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. May 28 Tina Turner and Lionel Richie concert at the Firstar Center go on sale Saturdayat Ticketmaster outlets, 562-4949 and www.ticketmaster.com. Prices are $79.25, $55.25 and $35.25 plus service charges.

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