Friday, June 30, 2000
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A guide to help make your day
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra: "Children of the Millennium'' concert
features David Gallagher of television's 7th Heaven narrating Peter
and the Wolf, 15-year old fiddle prodigy Billy Contreras, Cincinnati
2000 International Children's Choir, and others, 8:30 p.m. today at
Riverbend. Conducted by Erich Kunzel . $16-$35. 381-3300.
Paul Thorn: The WNKU favorite plays 9 p.m. today at Southgate House, 24
E. Third St., Newport. Local singer/songwriter Chuck Wagon opens the
show. $12. 779-9462.
Michael Manning: The popular painter's work includes many figurative
drawings and paintings which look like Picasso's. His one-man show opens
with a reception 7-10 p.m. today at DesignSmith Gallery, 1342 Main St.,
The Music Man: Miami University Summer Theater opens the classic
musical 8 p.m. today in the Gates-Abegglen Theatre at Miami University,
Oxford. $6-$11. (513) 529-3200.
Bluegrass: From Montana, the Cold Mountain Rhythm Band plays 10 p.m.
today at Stanley's Pub, 323 Stanley Ave., Columbia Tusculum. $4.
TV picks: The summer seems like one long TV concert. There have been
new specials (from Britney Spears to Carlos Santana). Here CBS reruns a
Thanksgiving-time concert, Shania Twain: Come on Over (8 p.m., Channels
Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. today for
the Aug. 6, "Rose Chevrolet Jammin' in the Country'' with Patty
Loveless, Joe Diffie and the Kinleys at the Butler County
Fairgrounds. Showtime is noon and all tickets are $10, at Ticketmaster
outlets, by phone (562-4949) and online (www.ticketmaster.com). Saturday,
ticket prices go up to $17.
HARRIED WITH CHILDREN
Bug's life: Borrow a net and see which wild and hairy insects are hiding
in the grass. Who's the best bug bagger in your group? How many different
kinds can you chase down? Find out at the Spy on a Fly program Saturday
at two Cincinnati city parks. Programs are from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at
Mount Airy Park, Westwood, (meet at the playground at the beginning of
the road to Oak Ridge Lodge) and 3-5 p.m. at French Park, Amberley
Village (meet at the first parking lot off Section Road. Free. 421-5707,
24 hours out: Cincinnati Opera presents its second and final
performance of Rossini's La Cenerentola, 8 p.m. Saturday at Music
Hall. $12-$85. 241-2742.
48 hours out: In Mariemont, a free concert at the Mary M. Emery Memorial
Carillon featuring a variety program performed by carillonneur Richard D.
Gegner, 7 p.m. Sunday, Pleasant Street. 271-8519.
72 hours 'til Monday: Northside Fourth of July Parade and Festival 5-10
p.m. Monday at Hoffner Park, Hamilton Avenue and Blue Rock Street.
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