Sunday, April 16, 2000

Get to it

A guide to help make your day


        Kings Island: Open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today and weekends through May 21 (plus some additional days). $19.50-$38.99. (513) 754-5800.

        Amernet String Quartet: The world-renowned group performs the Cincinnati premiere of Toshi Ichiyanagai's In the Forest plus additional works, 3 p.m. today, Robert J. Werner Recital Hall, University of Cincinnati. Limited seating. 556-4183.

        Ansel Adams exhibit: A Legacy, Masterworks from the Friends of Photography Collection opens today at Cincinnati Art Museum. Continues through June 11. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday. $6-$8 (includes museum admission). 721-2787.

        A Little Night Music: The celebrated Stephen Sondheim musical previews at 7 p.m. today at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. $26.50. 421-3888.

        Jazz: Phil Giordano Jazz Band plays 7:30-10 p.m. today at the Hamiltonian Hotel, 1 Riverfront Plaza, Hamilton. $12-$15. 863-8873.

        Antiques: Burlington Antiques Show runs 8 a.m.-3 p.m. today at Boone County Fairgrounds, Ky. 338 (five miles west of Florence Mall). $3, free under age 12. Early birds: 5-8 a.m., $5. (859) 922-5265.


       TV picks: If you're not going Walking with Dinosaurs (7-10 p.m., Discovery), check out the remakes of David Copperfield (9-11 p.m. today and Monday on Masterpiece Theatre, Channels 48, 54, 16) or Picnic (Channels 12, 7).

        TV Critic John Kiesewetter also says HBO premieres The Corner, Charles Dutton's six-week miniseries about a drug-infested Baltimore neighborhood (10 p.m. Sundays through May 21).

        Musical note: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn Colvin, Elton John and Wynonna Judd perform An All-Star Tribute to Joni Mitchell (9 p.m., TNT).

        Web site of the day: From the Philadelphia Inquirer: Here are links to some of the major online auction areas, including eBay, Yahoo and, plus a page of “tools,” such as the free Gator program that remembers your passwords, and fills in forms —


        Eggs-ceptional: Potpourri catalog offers 21/2 dozen colorful wax egg candles the same size and shape as the real thing. They even come in a cardboard egg crate. $15.95. (800) 388-7798;


        24 hours out: Adrienne Rich, feminist poet/essayist and winner of National Book Award, speaks 7:30 p.m. Monday in Zimmer Auditorium, University of Cincinnati. Free. 556-5924.

        48 hours out: See Barney and his pals BJ And Baby Bop plus a host of other characters in Barney's Musical Castle beginning a five-day run 7 p.m. Tuesday Firstar Center. $11-$26. 562-4949.

        72 hours 'til Wednesday: The Newgrass-JamGrass pickers from Colorado, Run Away Truck Ramp play 10 p.m. at Barrelhouse Brewing Co., 22 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine. $5. 421-2337.

        Get To It appears daily. Send items to Get To It, Tempo, Cincinnati Enquirer, 312 Elm St., Cincinnati 45202; fax: 768-8330.



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