Wednesday, July 26, 2000

Get to it


A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Reds: Final game in Houston series, 12:35 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.

        Julia Child: The cooking legend will be at today's grand opening of Sur La Table, a new cookware store at Rookwood Commons, 2673 Edmondson Road, Norwood. She will sign books 12:30-2 p.m, line numbers distributed beginning 10 a.m. 351-7444.

        Bluesman: A member of the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brownbrings his guitar and fiddle to the Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. $12-$15. 779-9462.

        Black America: Journalist David Dent signs and discusses his book In Search of Black America, a portrait of African-American communities all over the country, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Barnes & Noble Kenwood, 7800 Montgomery Road. 794-9440.

        Theater: Village Players of Fort Thomas opens The Dining Room, a comedy surrounding the rituals of a WASP family, 8 p.m. today, Village Players Theatre, 8 N. Fort Thomas Ave. $9. 441-7359.

Staying In

        TV picks: W. Earl Brown (Scream, There's Something About Mary) stars as Meat Loaf, also known as Marvin Lee Adays Jr., the overweight Dallas rocker who nearly lost his voice and went bankrupt before his career revival in Meat Loaf: To Hell and Back (9 p.m., VH1).

       

  • Enquirer TV Critic John Kiesewetter also says another Survivor gets kicked off the island on Cincinnati's top-rated summer series (8 p.m., Channels 12, 7).

            Web site of the day: Homefair.com offers a variety of calculators for anyone considering a move. The Salary Calculator tells how much you need to earn to keep the same standard of living in a different city. The Moving Calculator tells how much it'll cost to get from here to there. Click on www.homefair.com.

            Head start: The Iams Co. has started its observance of September, senior care health month for dogs and cats, a little early. Through September, Iams is offering free senior pet care kits with brochures on caring for dogs or cats as they grow older. Among the topics: exercising with older pets, nutritional needs of pets over 7 and health issues for mature pets. To get a kit, call (800) 863-4267; www.iams.com.

    Planning Ahead

            24 hours out: Three-part vocal group Raison D'etre plays with hammer dulcimer and banjo stylings of Kyle Meadows and Steve Adkisson, 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Coffee Cup Concert Series at Behringer-Crawford Museum, Devou Park, Covington. $10 for eight-part series. 491-4003.

            48 hours out: Ohio Indiana Northern Kentucky Regional Productions opens Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma starring local standout Ty Yanzinski, 8 p.m. Friday, South Dearborn High School Auditorium, Indiana 350, Aurora. $10-$12. 312-6694.

            72 hours 'til Saturday: Ujima Cinci-Bration 2000 opening ceremonies will be noon on Fountain Square, downtown. Event features African-American street fair features crafts, foods and entertainment through Sunday. 563-9380.

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