Tuesday, September 12, 2000


A guide to help make your day

               Reds: Second game against the Cubs, 7:05 p.m. todayat Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.

        Cincinnati architecture: Robert A. Benson of Miami University's Department of Architecture gives a lecture entitled “Modernism at the Millennium, Masterworks of Architecture in Cincinnati,” in conjunction with Alice Weston photography exhibit at Taft Museum of Art, 7:30 p.m. today at the museum, 316 Pike St., downtown. $5. 241-0343.

        Poetry: Riverfront Poetry Project returns to the Fitton Center for Creative Arts with open microphone sign-ups beginning 6:30 p.m. today and readings at 7 p.m., 101 S. Monument St., Hamilton. 863-8873.

        Appalachian Trail: Author Jeff Alt shares inspirational stories and slides from his 2,160-mile walk on the Appalachian Trail which has been documented in his book A Walk for Sunshine, 7 p.m. today at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        Anniversary: Pompilio's restaurant in Newport celebrates its 67th anniversary with a special buffet featuring its famous pastas, chicken and vegetables and live WGRR oldies broadcast, 5-9 p.m today, Sixth and Washington streets, Newport. $6.95 adults, $4.95 children benefits Autism Society. 581-3065.

               TV picks: Joe Mantegna stars in Thin Air, his second movie as Spenser, Robert Parker's Boston private detective(8 p.m., A&E).

        • TV critic John Kiesewetter suggests taking a tour of the Grand Canyon, in PBS Naked Planet special (8 p.m., Channels 48, 54, 16).

               WHAT'S IN STORES TODAY

        Video picks: The special effects are fine, but it is really the outstanding cast — including Tim Robbins and Don Cheadle — who make Mission to Mars this week's top new video, says Enquirer film critic Margaret A. McGurk.

               24 hours out: Pamela Meyer, author of Quantum Creativity: Nine Principles to Transform the Way You Work, gives a workshop based on principles in her book 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borders Books and Music Eastgate, 4530 Eastgate Blvd. 943-0068.

        48 hours out: Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream, speaks as part of the Wilmington College Issues and Artists Series, 8 p.m. Thursday at Wilmington College's Boyd Auditorium, Wilmington. Free. (937) 382-6661, Ext. 267.

        72 hours 'til Friday: R&B legends Gladys Knight and Jeffrey Osborne share the stage 8 p.m. at the Aronoff Center's Procter & Gamble Hall. $39.50-$59.50. 241-7469.

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