Tuesday, September 26, 2000


A guide to help make your day

               "Fosse': Fifth Third Bank Broadway Series opens its season 8 p.m. today with Fosse, a high-energy dance revue celebrating the swivelin' hips and bowler hat aesthetic of the late choreographer Bob Fosse. Numbers span his entire career with selections from Sweet Charity, Cabaret and All That Jazz along with previously unseen works. $35-$62. 241-7469.

        Public health: Walnut Hills Alumni Lecture Series begins this year with Dr. Marilyn Hughes Gaston, class of '56, speaking about her career as assistant surgeon general in the Public Health Service and associate administrator for the Bureau of Primary Health Care. Lecture begins 7:30 p.m. today at the high school, 3250 Victory Parkway, Evanston. $15. 569-5582.

        Christopher Lowell: The popular host of the Discovery Channel's home decorating series introduces and signs his first book, Christopher Lowell's Seven Layers of Design, 7 p.m. today at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        Music Cafe: Musicians of all ages and abilities are welcome at open jam session beginning 7 p.m. today at Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument St., Hamilton. Scheduled performers include the praise band Broken Strings and acoustic rock by Greg Albright's Relativity. Free. 863-8873.


               TV picks: WB's Buffy the Vampire Slayer opens the season with a new “little sister” (Michelle Trachtenberg from Harriet the Spy) for Buffy (Sarah Michelle Gellar), who has her hands full battling Dracula (8 p.m., Channel 64).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter says 20th Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years includes clips from The Sound of Music, M*A*S*H, Star Wars, Alien, Patton, Titanic an 75 other movies produced since 1965 (8-10 p.m., American Movie Classics).


               Video picks: Enquirer film critic Margaret A. McGurk recommends The Cup, a charming story about Tibetan monks' efforts to watch World Cup soccer matches on TV. It is also notable because its freshman director is Khyentse Norbu, a revered Buddhist lama.


               24 hours out: University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music's series of free concerts returns with faculty artists Ron de Kant, Lee Fiser and Sandra Rivers performing works by Bolcom, Weber and Brahms begining 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Robert J. Werner Recital Hall at UC. 556-4183.

        48 hours out: More than 125 exhibitors will be on hand at the Cincinnati Kitchen, Bath and Remodeling Show beginning 5-9 p.m. Thursday at the Albert B. Sabin Convention Center, downtown. $2.50-$6. 281-0022.

        72 hours 'til Friday: Six very different state-of-the-art haunted attractions take over Paramount's Kings Island as the first annual FearFest begins. Runs 8 p.m.-midnight most weekends through Halloween. 754-5800.

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