Sunday, February 20, 2000
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A guide to help make your day
Last Day: Last chance to see auto manufacturers' latest models and concept cars at Cincinnati Enquirer/Cincinnati Post Auto Expo, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. today at Albert B. Sabin Convention Center, downtown. $2.50-$6. 281-0022.
Latin fest: Second and final day of the Latin American Culture Fest, today at Cincinnati Museum Center. Performances by Brazilian group Caixa del Sol at 2 p.m and latin group Tropicoso at 4:30 p.m. Most events free. 287-7000.
New exhibit: Explore the breadth of 19th-century workmanship at the Masterpieces of American Furniture From the Williams-Proctor Institute exhibit, opening today at Cincinnati Art Museum. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit free with museum admission ($4-$5). 721-2787.
Starling Chamber Orchestra: The second of a three-concert series featuring the young Starling soloists performing Mendelssohn and Mozart begins at 7 p.m. today, Robert J. Werner Recital Hall, University of Cincinnati. $18. 556-4183.
Local rock: D.C. Project gives a free concert at 9 p.m. today at Top Cat's, 2820 Vine St., Clifton. Guests include Jug Head and the Apaches and Bare Foot Pimp. 281-2005.
For kids: Madcap Productions Puppet Theater's Perchance to Dream program with puppet show and art activity, 1-4 p.m. today Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington. $2; members free. 491-2030.
TV picks: It's another sweeps Sunday of tough choices at 9 p.m.: Matthew Modine as the overnight genius in CBS' remake of Flowers for Algernon (Channels 12, 7); NBC's musical Little Richard biography (Channels 5, 22); PBS' All The King's Men on Masterpiece Theatre (9 p.m., Channels 48, 54, 16) and the 150th episode of The X-Files (Channels 19, 45) shot on the run with hand-held video cameras like Fox's Cops.
Critic John Kiesewetter says watch one of the above, and tape another. You'll be glad you did when March reruns arrive.
BRAND SPANKIN' NEW
On-line art: Now you can buy original paintings at www.paintingsdirect.com. Search by subject, artist, color, medium, style, size or price (which range $40-$15,000). You can try a painting out in a variety of frames and mats, too. If you don't like your selection when it's delivered, return it within 10 days for a full refund, says company founder Christine Bourron.
24 hours out: Free program, Monitoring Running Buffalo Clover, 7:30 p.m. Monday at Winton Centre in Winton Woods, Springfield Township. 741-7926.
48 hours out: Well-known children's book illustrator Dan Andreasen demonstrates his craft and reads his book Rose Red and the Bear Prince, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.
72 hours 'til Wednesday: Target Stars on Ice, featuring Scott Hamilton, Tara Lipinski, Kurt Browning, Ekaterina Gordeeva and Kristi Yamaguchi, 7:30 p.m., Firstar Center. $32-$55. 562-4949.
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