Thursday, May 25, 2000



        ×deck A guide to help make your day

        Cincinnati Shakespeare Festival: The downtown theater company closes its season with Shakespeare's rarely staged Coriolanus, an action-filled play tracing a leader's transformation from “man to dragon,” opening 8 p.m. today at CSF Theatre, 719 Race St. $10-$18. 381-2273.

        Pro wrestling: The third annual Brian Pillman Memorial Event presented by Heartland Wrestling Association begins 5:30 p.m. today including such big names as Kevin Nash, “Nature Boy” Rick Flair, Chris Benoit, and Eddy Guerrero, at Xavier University's Schmidt Fieldhouse in Evanston. Photo opportunities precede event 4-6 p.m. $20-$30. 562-4949.

        Tent circus: Walker Brothers Circus brings classic entertainment like balancing acts, juggling, clowns, animals, more to Festival Park in New Richmond with shows 5:30 and 8 p.m. today. $8. 553-3811.

        Book signing: Child psychologist Sylvia Rimm discusses and signs See Jane Win: The RIMM Report on How 1,000 Girls Became Successful Women 7 p.m. today at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        Ricky Nye: On the piano, 7:30-11:30 p.m. today at Havana Martini Club, 580 Walnut St., downtown. 651-2800.

        Special look: Yves Saint Laurent makeup artist Joseph Costa will appear 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today at Saks Fifth Avenue, downtown. For an appointment, call 421-6800. ext. 369.

        TV picks: Oprah Winfrey and Bill Cosby co-host the Essence Awards 2000 (8-10 p.m., Channels 19, 45) and present awards to Michael Jordan, Danny Glover and others.

        ăTV Critic John Kiesewetter says you can tell sweeps ended Wednesday by NBC's less than Must See TV lineup: Two episodes of Jesse (canceled last week), and reruns of Friends, Frasier and ER.

        Web site of the day: Need an icon of, say, the Azerbaijan flag for your personal Web page? Find hundreds of images in dozens of categories at You can download as many as 20 for free, strictly for personal or non-profit use.

        24 hours out: Summer festival season kicks off 6-11 p.m. Friday at the St. Dominic Church Festival, Delhi and Pedretti roads, Delhi Township. 471-7741.

        48 hours out: Curious George will make an appearance at Barnes & Noble Tri-County, 895 E. Kemper Road, Springdale, during children's story time, 11 a.m. Saturday. 671-3822.

        72 hours 'til Sunday: The former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart teams with former Dead keyboardist Vince Wilnick for a worldbeat experience, 8 p.m. at Electra, 1133 Sycamore St., Over-the-Rhine. $20-$22. 562-4949.

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