Wednesday, July 19, 2000

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Widespread Panic: The grass-roots rock gurus from Athens, Ga., play at 8 p.m today at Riverbend Music Center. $28.50. 562-4949.

        Flying Karamazov Brothers: Beginning a two-week run at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, the juggling masters bring their multimedia act mixing acrobats, music, comedy and science to the Robert S. Marx Theatre, 8 p.m. today. $25. 421-3888.

        Greenhills concert: The Family Tree Dulcimer Band plays for free at 7 p.m. today on the Greenhills Commons lawn, on Winton Road adjacent to Greenhills Shopping Center. 851-9928.

        For kids: Juggling and mime workshop with dance instructor Tim Miracle, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park, 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton. Free with admission. 868-8336.

        Blues: The Bluebirds Trio plays 7:30-11:30 p.m. today at Havana Martini Club, 580 Walnut St., downtown. 651-2800.

        Staying In

        TV picks: PBS premieres the Buena Vista Social Club, the Oscar-nominated documentary about Cuban musicians orchestrated by Grammy-winning guitarist Ry Cooder (9-11 p.m., Channels 48, 54, 16).

        Enquirer TV Critic John Kiesewetter says another Survivor gets booted off the island (8 p.m., Channels 12, 7).

        Web site of the day: A wedding dress designed by Kentucky native Melissa Sweet is among four gowns The Today Show is asking viewers to select for its Summer Wedding Series. Throughout July, viewers may vote for their favorite dress at The dress will be worn for an on-air wedding later this summer. Ms. Sweet, 27, was reared in Lawrenceburg. She opened her first retail store in the Buckhead area of Atlanta four years ago. The Melissa Sweet Bridal Collection is carried in bridal salons across the country, including Bridal and Formal in Reading.

        Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Best-selling romance and suspense novelist Catherine Coulter signs and discusses her latest book, Riptide, 7 p.m Thursday at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        48 hours out: Contemporary Fridays event at Contemporary Arts Center features an extravagant hair and fashion show organized by Taylor Jameson Hair Salon, 6-8 p.m. Friday, 115 E. Fifth St., downtown. $5. 345-8400.

        72 hours 'til Saturday: Metallic, ska-infused punk with Less Than Jake, plays at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. $10-$12. 562-4949.

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