Tuesday, September 12, 2000
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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).
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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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