Saturday, August 12, 2000
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Santana: The Latin legend brings his long-awaited act to Riverbend, 7:30 p.m. today. Macy Gray opens the show. $29-$64. 562-4949.
Seafood festival: Great Inland Seafood Festival continues noon-11 p.m. today with selections from area restaurants (including whole lobsters for $9.95 from Prime & Wine), children's activities and live entertainment by Spookfloaters, Ambrosia and Dixie Karas, among others. At Sawyer Point, downtown. 761-9911.
Zany Brainy: Grand opening celebration at the Rookwood Commons store includes an appearance by Roscoe Orman who plays Gordon on Sesame Street, 11 a.m. today, 2699 Edmondson Road, Norwood. 396-6711.
Antique machinery: The theme of the Ohio Valley Antique Machinery Show in Georgetown is Reliving the Good Old Days. Activities will include parades, antique-craft-flea market, engine and machinery displays, etc. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, Ohio 125 near Georgetown, Brown County. $4. www.angelfire.com/oh3/OVAM
Motown: Local standouts the Mistics play a free concert 7-9 p.m. today at the Winton Woods Harbor Amphitheatre, Springfield Township. 521-7275.
TV picks: Go behind the scenes of Bonnie and Clyde, and hear why Warren Beatty didn't want Faye Dunaway as his co-star for the 1967 Oscar-winning film, on the premiere of Backstory (5:30 p.m., American Movie Classics).
TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Channel 48 offers a very weird musical double-feature tonight Lawrence Welk's Songs of Faith (7 p.m.) and the Moody Blues at Royal Albert Hall (9 p.m.).
The Goods (What's in stores today)
Out of their shells: Local T-shirt manufacturer Ripple Junction recently signed a licensing agreement with Mirage Studios to bring the '80s phenomenon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles back to life. Ripple Junction plans a full line, including T-shirts, stickers, patches and hats with the images of Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo, Donatello and their nemesis Shredder. T-shirts start at $18 and are available at Hot Topic and Mr. Rags stores.
24 hours out: Bluegrass and old time music with the Pine Ridge Partners , 7-9 p.m. Sundayat Miami Whitewater Forest's Harbor Area. Free. 521-7275.
48 hours out: Creed plays Riverbend 7:30 p.m. Monday with opening act Three Doors Down. $25-$35. 562-4949.
A week away: Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion at Sawyer Point with family activities, Rythym and Blues and Gospel sounds, vendors, more. 742-9378.
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