Thursday, September 14, 2000

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Reds: First game in series with Milwaukee, 7:05 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.

        Tony Furtado: A banjo player with a mix of tradition and innovation plays 10 p.m. today at BarrelHouse Brewing Company, 22 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine. $6. 421-2337.

        Theater: Stage First, troupe devoted to classic theater, opens its original drama, Alexander the Great: Part II, second in a series dramatizing Alexander's invasion of Persia, 8 p.m. today, Fifth Third Bank Theater, Aronoff Center for the Arts. $12-$15. Through Oct. 1. 241-7469.

        Big band: Swing and big band sounds with Pam Noah and Her Orchestra, beginning 8 p.m. today at Clermont College, Batavia. $3-$5. 724-2969.

        Jerry Greenfield: Co-founder of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream speaks as part of Wilmington College Issues and Artists Series, 8 p.m. today, Boyd Auditorium, Wilmington College, Wilmington. Free. (937) 382-6661, Ext. 267.

Staying In

        TV picks: The U.S. women's soccer team opens defense of its '96 Olympic gold medal vs. Norway in the Summer Olympics (6:30-9 p.m., MSNBC), while Fox Family Channel repeats U.S. Gymnasts Battle for Gold with Jaycie Phelps, Dominique Moceanu and Amanda Borden (8-10 p.m.).

        • TV critic John Kiesewetter says Al Gore visits David Letterman's Late Show (11:35 p.m., Channels 12, 7).

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Weston Art Gallery at Aronoff Center for the Arts opens its new exhibit, Stacked, showcasing work by artists examining structure, componential systems and building materials. Opening reception 6-9 p.m. Friday. 977-4165.

        48 hours out: Travis Tritt will headline an all-day music fest surrounding the Kentucky Cup at Turfway Park, Florence. $15 includes admission to track and music event. 647-4730.

        72 hours 'til Sunday: Clarinet virtuoso Richard Stoltzman will perform with the Oxford Chamber Orchestra, 3 p.m. Sunday in Hall Auditorium, Miami University, Oxford. $9-$18. (513) 529-3200.


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