Thursday, September 28, 2000

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Oklahoma!: The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical celebration of frontier life is the season opener for Northern Kentucky University Theater, 8 p.m. today in NKU's Corbett Theater. $5-$9. (859) 572-5464.

        Kitchen and Bath Show: More than 125 exhibitors at the Cincinnati Kitchen, Bath and Remodeling Show will open exhibits 5-9 p.m today at the Albert B. Sabin Cincinnati Convention Center, downtown. Continues through Sunday. $2.50-$6. 281-0022.

        Joy Fielding: The best-selling author of books such as Don't Cry Now and Good Intentions, introduces her latest, The First Time,7:30 p.m. today at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        At Bogart's: Fuel plays 8 p.m. today at the Corryville club. $12-$14. 562-4949.

Staying In

        TV picks: The gold medal for reruns tonight is a tie between Everybody Loves Raymond for the May flashback about Robert's (Brad Garrett) divorce (8:30 p.m., Channels 12, 7), and the conclusion of The American Experience's George Wallace biography (8 p.m., Channel 14).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter says you'll love seeing Rudy Boesch mutter “I don't know” on the immunity challenge on Survivor (9 p.m., Channels 12, 7).

The Goods (What's in stores today)

        More mermaids:
Relief is at hand for parents whose tots watch The Little Mermaid until the tape falls off the reels. The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea is the direct-to-video (and DVD) sequel, featuring Ariel's daughter Melody and Ursula's nasty sister Morgana. Returning voice-cast members include Buddy Hackett as Scuttle and Samuel E. Wright as Sebastian.

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Final Friday open house at the Pendleton Arts Center, 7-10 p.m. Friday, Pendleton Street and Reading Road, Over-the-Rhine. 852-2766.
       48 hours out: Apple Butter Festival takes over the Pioneer Farm on Brown Road at south edge of Hueston Woods State Park, near Oxford. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. (513) 523-2546.
       72 hours 'til Sunday: Final Tri-State Antique Market of the season, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, Argosy Parkway and U.S. 50. $2. 738-7256.

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