Monday, May 15, 2000


A guide to help make your day

        E. Lynn Harris: The best-selling author signs the final installment in the “Invisible Life” trilogy, Abide with Me, 7 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        Audubon program: “Birds, Coffee and Orchids” lecture is 7:30 p.m. today at Winton Centre, Winton Woods, Springfield Township. Free. 741-7926.

        Guitar workshop: “The History of Fingerstyle Guitar” is presented by guitarist and storyteller Richard Gilewitz, 7 p.m. todayat Midwest Music, 5024 Montgomery Road, Norwood. Free. 631-8318.

        Lewis Carroll exhibit: At Dayton Art Institute, Reflections in a Looking Glass: A Lewis Carroll Centenary Exhibition features a rare collection of more than 100 objects including vintage photographs, original manuscripts, more from the author of Alice in Wonderland. Through June 11. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $3-$5. (937) 223-5277.

        Jazz: Zac Kreuz Trio plays tonight at Blue Wisp Jazz Club, 19 Garfield Place, downtown. 721-9801.

        TV picks: Santana, Whitney Houston, Sarah McLachlan, Toni Braxton, Aretha Franklin, Kenny G, Alan Jackson, Boyz II Men, Dionne Warwick and Brooks & Dunn perform on 25 Years of No. 1 Hits: Arista Records' Anniversary Celebration (8-10 p.m., Channels 5, 22).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Laurie's dad (Kurtwood Smith) disapproves of his daughter's (Robin Kelly) new boyfriend on That '70s Show (8 p.m., Channels 19, 45).

        Long and lush: For women who want the look of long, lush separated lashes, L'Oreal introduces Feather Lash Softly Sweeping Mascara ($7.99). The new brush with silk-like fibers defines and separates the lashes with no pulling or tugging. Available in black, black-brown, true brown and auburn at mass market retailers and drug stores.

        24 hours out: Eclectic singer/songwriter Michelle Shocked makes a rare local appearance 9 p.m. Tuesday at the BarrelHouse Brewing Co., 22 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine. Ms. Shocked, who has toured with swing and bluegrass musicians, will perform with a rock band. $18. 421-2337.

        48 hours out: Q102/Bud Party featuring free concert with Train (“Meet Virginia”) 5:30-10 p.m. Wednesday, Sawyer Point, downtown. Cash bar and pizza. 699-5029.

        72 hours 'til Thursday: Bob Costas discusses and signs Fair Ball: A Fan's Case for Baseball, 6:30 p.m., Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. Event moderated by Cincinnati Reds radio announcer Marty Brennaman. 396-8960.

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