Sunday, September 24, 2000

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

Going out

       Reds: Final game against Houston begins 1:15 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.

       Survivor: Kelly Wiglesworth, the river guide from Las Vegas, and Joel Klug, the traveling salesman from Arkansas, discuss their experience on the hit show Survivor, 1-4 p.m. today at Paramount's Kings Island. Free with park admission. 754-5800.

       Classical music: Classical pianist Andrew Burashko performs as part of the Xavier University Piano and Guitar Series, 2:30 p.m. today in the Cincinnati Art Museum Theatre, Eden Park. $16-$18. 745-3161.

       Theater: The off-Broadway sensation Shakespeare's R & J has begun previews in the Shelterhouse Theater at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. At 7 p.m. today, you can see the drama of four students at a repressive boys high school coming together for a prohibited reading of the Bard's most widely read love story. $26. 421-3888.

       Latin dance: CD release party for dance and club favorites Latin X-Posure, 5-10 p.m. todayat Viva!, 1345 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. $15 (includes new CD Donde Estas). 579-1900.

Staying In

       TV picks: Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, George Bush, Dan Quayle, Walter Mondale, Gerald Ford, John Anderson and Geraldine Ferraro discuss their performances in national political debates on PBS Debating Our Destiny: Forty Years of Presidential Debates (9-11 p.m., Channels 16 and 54). This documentary also will air 3 p.m. next Sunday on Channel 48.

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter also says The Making of the Pig, a special about the Big Pig Gig, repeats on WCET-TV (10:30 p.m., Channel 48).

Brand Spanking New

       Time to choose: Wristwatches that satirize the two major presidential candidates have been introduced by the Worldwide Watch Co. of Seattle. The quartz watches feature special backward running movements: all three hands run backwards around colorful caricatures of Al Gore and George W. Bush. The numbers are printed backward, too. $29.95. Order online at or call 800-535-0131.

Planning Ahead

       24 hours out: Athol Fugard, the South African playwright whose socio-political dramas have attracted attention the world over discusses his writing, acting and life at 7 p.m. Mondayin the Robert J. Werner Recital Hall, University of Cincinnati. Program is free and open to public. 556-4183.

       48 hours out: Christopher Lowell, host of the popular Discovery Channel series, signs and discusses his first book Christopher Lowell's Seven Layers of Design, 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

       72 hours 'til Wednesday: All-Irish punk with the Dropkick Murphys playing 8 p.m. at Bogart's in Corryville.. Opening acts include Running Riot and The Vigilantes. $10-$12. 562-4949.

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