Saturday, August 12, 2000

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

        Going out
       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.

       Motown: Local standouts the Mistics play a free concert 7-9 p.m. today at the Winton Woods Harbor Amphitheatre, Springfield Township. 521-7275.

Staying In
       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.

       Planning Ahead
       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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