Sunday, October 1, 2000

Get to it


A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Kitchen and Bath Show: More than 125 exhibitors at the Cincinnati Kitchen, Bath and Remodeling Show finish up 11 a.m.-6 p.m. today at Albert B. Sabin Convention Center. $2.50-$6. 281-0022.

        Celtic festival: A celebration of all things Celtic including music, poets, artisans and dancing, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. today at Coney Island. Irish songstress Karan Casey will perform at 4:30 p.m. and Llan de Cubel, a Spanish folk group, at 5:30 p.m. $7, free under age 12. 553-4822.

        Benefit concert: The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Salvation Army Chicago Staff Band and Cincinnati Community Gospel Choir will play a “Celebration of Life” concert to benefit the Wesley Services Organization, 7 p.m. today at Music Hall. Tickets start at $10. 744-3290.

        House tour: The popular Northside House tours includes nine refurbished homes in this historic neighborhood plus several notable institutions, noon-5 p.m. today. Tickets available 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the McKie Center, 1655 Chase Ave. $10. 541-7563.

        "Word of Mouth' show: Hip-hop acts Dilated Peoples, Jurrasic 5, Beat Junkies and Supernatural will take the stage at Bogart's at 8 p.m. today, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. $17.50-$19. 562-4949.

Staying In

        TV picks: Channel 9 premieres its new public affairs show Hotseat, a lively debate on local political and cultural issues (11:30 a.m., Channel 9).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter says the TV season starts today with the 33rdseason premiere of 60 Minutes (7 p.m., Channels 12, 7) and the debut of Heather Paige Kent's That's Life (8 p.m., Channels 12, 7) opposite the Summer Olympics closing ceremony (7 p.m., Channels 5, 22).

The Goods (What's in stores today)

        Scary stuff: R.L. Stine, the Goosebumps writer who loves giving kids the creeps, is back with a new series for 8- to 12-year-olds, called The Nightmare Room. The first two titles in what will be at least a 12-book series are in bookstores: Don't Forget Me! and Locker 13.New titles, each $3.99, will arrive monthly. Information: www.nightmareroom.com.

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Mike Watt and Bargain Music are at Top Cat's in Corryville 9 p.m. Monday. $8. 281-2005.

        48 hours out: Bestselling author and clinical psychologist Dr. Brad Blanton signs and discusses his latest book Practicing Radical Honesty, 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        72 hours 'til Wednesday: Transcendental jazz funk with Deep Banana Blackout starting 8 p.m. at Barrelhouse Brewing Co., 22 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine. $10. 421-2337.

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