Monday, June 26, 2000

GET TO IT


A guide to help make your day


       

Going out
        Reds:
First game of series with St. Louis, 7:35 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.

        Dave Matthews Band: Begins two-night's of concerts 7 p.m. todayat Riverbend. Opening act is Guster. $33-$48. 562-4949.

        Janet Fitch: The paperback edition of the best-selling White Oleander (an Oprah's Book Club pick)is out and the author is at Joseph-Beth Booksellers 7 p.m. today to introduce it, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        Theater: Cincinnati Public Theater presents the comedy/drama Visiting Mr. Green, about what happens when an elderly man almost gets run over by a young business executive, 7 p.m. today. Continues through Saturday. Fifth Third Bank Theater, Aronoff Center for the Arts. Cast includes Bill Hartnett and Patrick Toon. $12-$14. 241-7469.

Staying In
        TV picks:
Earlier this season, an NBC movie and a CBS miniseries retold the story of Jesus. Before that, PBS' Frontline viewed the historical backdrop. Now ABC steps in with a special, The Search for Jesus (9 p.m., Channels 9, 2). Peter Jennings visits the Holy Land and talks with scholars about Jesus.

        Web site of the day: www.whistleblowers.org is the Web site of an educational and advocacy organization committed to environmental protection, nuclear safety, civil rights, government accountability, and protecting the rights of employee whistleblowers. Whistleblowers looking for lawyers can find referrals here.

Brand Spankin' New
        Heads up:
Granted, it's not as good as its two predecessors, but hard-core fans will demand Scream 3 on video to complete their collections. Available July 4 on VHS tape and DVD.

Hot tix
        More
tickets go on sale 10 a.m. today for 'NSync's July 14 concert at Cinergy Field. About 1,000 additional seats in the blue, green and yellow sections will be released. $39.75-$49.75. Tickets at area Ticketmaster outlets, by telephone (562-4949) and online (www.ticketmaster.com).

Planning Ahead
        24 hours out:
“Jazz on Michigan Avenue” concert series begins 7:30 p.m. Tuesday with Canterbury Brass at Knox Presbyterian Church, Michigan and Observatory avenues, Hyde Park. Free. 321-2573.

        48 hours out: Q102/Bud Party at Sawyer Point, 5:30-10 p.m. Wednesday with cash bar and free music by Oval Opus. 699-5029.

        72 hours 'til Thursday: Brian Setzer Orchestra plays 8:30 p.m. at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering. $22.50. (937) 228-2323.

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