Wednesday, June 21, 2000

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Reds: Second game of series with Colorado, 7:35 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.

        Theater: Showboat Majestic opens How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying starring local standout Ty Yadzinski, 8 p.m. todayPublic Landing, downtown. Continues through July 9. $12-$14. 241-6550.

        Harp concert: The American Harp Society presents a series of concerts coinciding with its annual conference, and beginning with a performance by Judy Loman of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m. today in Corbett Auditorium, University of Cincinnati. $25. 751-1078.

        Art Lecture: In conjunction with the Great Migration: The Evolution of African-American Art exhibit at Taft Museum, Sharon F. Patton, director of Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College, speaks 7:30 p.m. today at the museum, 316 Pike St., downtown. $5. 241-0343, Ext. 15.

        Makeup team: At Saks Fifth Avenue, downtown, makeup artists begin a four-day run of free consultations promoting Estee Lauder products, 2-6 p.m. today Appointments: 421-6800, Ext. 361.

Staying In

        TV picks: A Party of Five spinoff, Time of Your Life (9 p.m., Channels 19, 45) has a big episode. Sarah, (Jennifer Love Hewitt), and Molly, her roommate's friend, audition for a jingle-singing job. They win, but a tragedy prevents them from doing the job.

The Goods (What's in stores today)

        Disc picks: In the record bins this week:

        • Shaft sidekick Busta Rhymes gets back to his manic rapper day job on Anarchy (Elektra; $18.98 CD, $12.98 cassette).

        • k.d lang gets a little Brazilian on her first album of new material in five years with Invincible Summer (Warner Bros.; $18.98 CD only).

        • The Deftones ride into the record stores on White Pony (Warner Bros.; $17.98 CD, and $11.98 cassette) also available in two limited editions, Red and Black.

        • The Black Crowes deliver A Tribute to a Work in Progress: Greatest Hits 1990-1999 (Columbia; $18.98 CD only) — 16 tracks from the Southern kings of retro rock.

        • Enquirer music critic Larry Nager's jazz picks of the week are two classic John Coltrane Atlantic Records LPs, newly released on CD in remastered editions with bonus tracks, Coltrane Jazz (Rhino; $17.98 CD only) and, with trumpeter Don Cherry, Avant Garde (Rhino; $17.98 CD only).

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra with conductor Erich Kunzelpresents a free concert 8 p.m. Thursday on the lawn at Union Central Insurance and Investments, Mill and Waycross roads, Forest Park. 595-5200.

        48 hours out: Catch a New York-style fashion show as Cincinnati native Christina Perrin, shows her latest designs 6 p.m. Friday at Cincinnati Art Museum. Cocktail reception follows. $50-$100. 639-2967.

        72 hours 'til Saturday: Nickelodeon's heroine Eliza Thornberry will narrate the new Wild Thornberrys Rainforest Insect Adventure exhibit at Paramount's Kings Island in the SPLAT CITY section of the park. 754-5800.

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