Thursday, April 13, 2000
GET TO IT
A guide to help make your day
Blues Clues live: A new stage presentation for preschoolers presented by Nickelodeon, 7 p.m. today at Taft Theatre, Fifth and Sycamore streets, downtown. Through Sunday. $12-$27. 562-4949.
Charlie Daniels Band: The Southern country rock act plays 8 p.m. today-Friday at Grand Victoria Casino and Resort, Rising Sun. $20. (800) 472-6311.
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Special Thursday night concert with guest conductor Junichi Hirokami and violinist Pamela Frank, 7:30 p.m. today at Music Hall. $12-$46. 381-3300.
Sylvia: Stagecrafters of the Jewish Community Center present this comedy about a well-heeled New York couple whose lives are turned upside down when they accept a stray dog into their lives, 8 p.m. today at JCC, 1580 Summit Road, Roselawn. Through Sunday. $7-$8. 351-1234.
Ricky Nye: The blues pianist plays 8 p.m.-midnight today at Havana Martini Club, 580 Walnut St., downtown. 651-2800.
TV picks: Look who's checked into Chicago Hope: James Garner joins the cast for spring as ruthless HMO owner Hugh Miller (9 p.m., Channels 12, 7).
ăTV Critic John Kiesewetter says Dr. Carter (Noah Wyle) has a bad day in the ER (10 p.m., Channels 5, 22).
WHAT'S IN STORES TODAY
Planted and fertilized: New Hid 'n Litter cat box planters from P.E.T. Direct let you put Kitty's litter in the living room, right under a fake plant. The litter pan is tucked inside the planter base. Two carbon filters and natural decorative bark neutralize odors. The top lifts off easily for cleaning and litter changing. The planter comes with a removable 8.5-inch tall liner and a silk plant. Available in a variety of styles, $50-$190, at pet stores and from catalogs. Information: (800) 884-1917; www.hidnlitter.com.
24 hours out: Cincinnati Public Theatre opens Beautiful Thing, a play based on the hit movie about two British teen-agers in love, 8 p.m Friday, Aronoff Center's Fifth Third Bank Theatre. $12-$14. 241-7469.
48 hours out: Concerts at Raymond Walters College season closes with an evening of songs from stage and screen featuring University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Musical Theatre Performance Group, 8 p.m. Saturday, 9555 Plainfield Road, Blue Ash. $8. 745-5705.
72 hours 'til Sunday: Ansel Adams photography exhibit A Legacy, Masterworks from the Friends of Photography Collection opens at Cincinnati Art Museum. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. 721-2787.
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