Monday, June 19, 2000

GET TO IT


A guide to help make your day


       

Going out
        Don Henley:
Hear old Eagles tunes and modern hits 8 p.m. todayat Riverbend Music Center. $56-$82. 562-4949.

        Music2000 Festival: At University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music's Studio Theater, hear works by composers Ryan Smith Ryan Ingebritsen, Geoffrey Gordon and a special performance by eighth blackbird of a composition by Paul Hogan, 8 p.m. today. Free. 556-4183.

        Plastic surgery book: Local plastic surgeon Jean Loftus signs and discusses her book The Smart Woman's Guide to Plastic Surgery: Essential Information from a Female Plastic Surgeon, 7 p.m. todayat Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        Textile artist: Nationally known Lia Cook introduces her large-scale textiles on exhibit at Miami University Art Museum, 7 p.m, U.S. 27, Oxford. Free. (513) 529-2232.

        County fair: The Dearborn County 4-H and Community Fair begins 9 a.m. today at Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds with an auto demolition derby at 8 p.m. Continues through Saturday. Free. (812) 926-1189.

Staying In
        TV picks: The Bowler family moves into PBS' turn-of-the-century 1900 House while the series' historical adviser frets the family may “hurt themselves, get sick ... or go mad” (9 p.m., Channels 48, 54, 16).

        TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Cincinnati leaders discuss affordable housing in the Tristate on Challenge and Change: Affordable Housing for the 21st Century (10 p.m., Channel 48).

        Web site of the day: Dads, if you received the world's worst tie for Father's Day, it may be a winner after all. Flooz.com will award $5,000 of Flooz gift currency for the worst tie it receives. Nine runners-up will get $2,000 in gift currency, spendable at Barnes & Noble, Toys R Us, Starbucks, Tower Records, Godiva, etc. To enter, log on to flooz.com/ties and e-mail a picture, or mail the real thing to All Tied Up Contest, 79 Fifth Ave., 17th Floor, New York, NY 10003. All entries must be postmarked by July 10.

Planning Ahead
        24 hours out: Amicus Chamber Players
perform a concert of Beethoven and Brahms, 8 p.m. Tuesday at Clifton United Methodist Church, 3416 Clifton Ave. Free. 961-2998.

        48 hours out: Saks Fifth Avenue's superstar makeup team consisting of celebrity makeup artists Vincent Da Mon, Shannon Enoch and Trish Hollis begin a four-day run of free consultations promoting Estee Lauder products, 2-6 p.m. Wednesday at the downtown store, Fifth and Race streets. All who participate receive a free deluxe sample, purchase gets a tote bag. 421-6800, Ext. 361.

        72 hours 'til Thursday: The Carnegie opens two new national group shows entitled “Small Expressions” and “Yardage,” 6-9 p.m. Thursday, 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington. 491-2030.

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