Sunday, April 30, 2000

Get to it

A guide to help make your day


        Bruce Springsteen: The “Boss” tour makes it to Firstar Center 7:30 p.m. today. $67.50. 562-4949.

        Classical piano: Chinese pianist Jian Liu performs an ambitious program of Beethoven's “Apassionata” Sonata, Chopin's Ballade No. 1 and works by Ravel, Scriabin and Liszt, 2:30 p.m. today at Cincinnati Art Museum Theatre. $15-$17. 745-3161.

        Reception: From 1-4 p.m. today, Cincinnati artist Robert Fabe will attend reception for his show at Ralice Custom Framing and Art Gallery, 4954 Glenway Ave., Price Hill. 921-1834.

        Daffodils: Daffodil show at Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden continues 11 a.m.-5 p.m. today. Free with zoo admission. 752-8104.

        For kids: Performance of The Toy Shop, a show about a toy maker whose love for his creations brings them to life, followed by a craft program, 1 p.m. today at the Carnegie, 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington. Performance by Cincinnati Opera Outreach company. $2. 491-2030.


TV picks: If you have four hours for a sweeps miniseries, take ABC's Arabian Nights (8-10 p.m., Channels 9, 2) over NBC's mindless The '70s (9-11 p.m., Channels 5, 22). The earlier start lets you catch The Practice,too (10 p.m.). Both miniseries end 9-11 p.m. Monday.

        ăTV Critic John Kiesewetter says The X-Files (9 p.m., Channels 19, 45) fans will enjoy Hollywood making a movie based on Agents Mulder (Garry Shandling) and Scully (Tea Leoni).

THE GOODS (What's in stores today)

Hair care: Crabtree & Evelyn has added a line of hair-care products from France called Hair Therapy. The new line includes shampoos ($10), rinses ($12) and conditioners ($16) that features such ingredients as St. John's Wort extracts, grape seeds and Panama Wood Bark extract. Available at the Crabtree & Evelyn store in Kenwood Town Centre.


        24 hours out: Bamboo, blooming plants and countless varieties of lilies priced to sell at Krohn Conservatory's End-of-Spring-Show Plant Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday at the conservatory in Eden Park. 421-5707.

        48 hours out: Mary Lou Retton will appear at Joseph-Beth Booksellers promoting Mary Lou Retton's Gateways to Happiness: 7 Ways to a More Peaceful, More Prosperous, More Satisfying Life, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        72 hours 'til Wednesday: Ensemble Theatre opens Private Eyes, a mind-trap of a play in which the audience plays the role of detective, 8 p.m. Wednesday, 1127 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine. $20-$25. 421-3555.

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