Saturday, March 04, 2000

GET TO IT


A guide to help make your day

GOING OUT
        • Benefit concert: Oak Ridge Boys perform at 3 and 7 p.m. todayPrinceton High School with proceeds going to the school's music department, 11080 Chester Road, Sharonville. $27 at door. 552-8200.

        • Jazz in afternoon: The Greater Cincinnati Jazz Society presents saxophonist Gene Walker with the Phil Degreg Trio, 3 p.m. today First Unitarian Church, Linton Street and Reading Road, Avondale. $5-$10. 729-4183.

        • Antique show: More than 135 dealers will be at the Moeller High School Antique Show, noon-5 p.m today at the school, 9001 Montgomery Road, Kenwood. Benefits Moeller Band Boosters. $3. 791-1680.

        • UC Choruses: The University of Cincinnati student group sings with the Cabaret Singers and various instrumentalists at 3 p.m. today, UC's Corbett Auditorium. $10. 556-4183.

        • Cajun dinner: Casual family dining at Grailville Education and Conference Center, seatings 5 and 6:30 p.m. today, 932 O'Bannonville Road, Loveland. $5-$12. Reservations required: 683-2340.

STAYING IN
        • TV picks: Sharon Stone, Michelle Williams, Vanessa Redgrave and Ellen DeGeneres star in a trilogy about lesbians who lived in the same house in HBO's If These Walls Could Talk 2 (9 p.m., HBO).

        • And TV Critic John Kiesewetter says The Simpsons repeats a hilarious cartoon about Bart taking a drug called “Focus-In” to help his attention deficit (7 p.m., Channels 19, 45) before Colerain Township's Tina Taylor appears as “TV's No. 1 fan” on Fox's TV Guide Awards (8-10 p.m., Channels 19, 45).

        • Web site of the day: The friendly IRS Web site offers forms that can be filled in onscreen and then printed for mailing. Try www.irs.ustreas.gov. Just for fun, says the Philadelphia Inquirer, look at www.taxpayer.net/TCS/wastebasket/wbindex.html to read about what the government does with our hard-earned money. The site is by a watchdog group called Taxpayers for Common Sense.

WHAT'S IN STORES TODAY
        • Bandwagon: Bandele Inc., a Hyde Park-based business, lets women accessorize creatively with bands. Bandeles are made of woven braids and trim in a wide range of colors and metallics (Some styles are adorned with Swarovski crystals.) They can be worn as leg garters, neck chokers or arm bands, adding a feminine touch to casual mini skirts to evening gowns. Bandeles, $10-$68, are at Soho and Knickers, both in Hyde Park. Information: 321-1455; www.bandeleinc.com.

PLANNING AHEAD
        • 24 hours out: Terry Gross, host of National Public Radio program Fresh Air, speaks at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Plum Street Temple, Eighth and Plum streets, downtown. Presented by Woman's City Club of Greater Cincinnati. $15. 751-0100.

        • 48 hours out: The Chieftains perform traditional Irish music from centuries past at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Millett Hall, Miami University, Oxford. $13-$27. (513) 529-3200.

        • A week away: Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade will begin at 1 p.m. next Sunday on Eighth Street at Eggleston Avenue, downtown. It will proceed south on Vine Street to Fifth Street and continue on Fifth Street to Sentinel. Cloneoe, a 32-piece independent pipe band from Northern Ireland, will be featured performers. 831-6991.

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