Sunday, January 07, 2001
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Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra: World-famous man with a horn David Jolley joins this gang of top-notch musicians for a batch of Bartok, Strauss and Haydn in the jewel-box Memorial Hall. New kid on the local block Mischa Santora conducts. 3 p.m. today, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. $4-$20. 723-1182.
Car show: Last call for heaven on earth for car lovers: Cavalcade of Customs packs up its four-barrels and heads out in a few hours. Custom models, NASCAR drivers and demonstrations fill the day. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. today, Albert B. Sabin Convention Center, $3-$9.50. (859) 331-6573.
Pokemon Live: Another last call, this time for the high-tech, high-flying musical adventure starring Ash, Pikachu and their Pokemon pals in a dizzying array of special effects and glittery costumes. 1 p.m. Today, Firstar Center. $12.50-$26. 562-4949.
Jazz: New York jazz pianist Benny Green he's played with such hot names as Ray Brownand Diana Krall headlines an addendum to the Xavier University Piano and Guitar Series. Rodney Green on drums and Brandon Owens on bass fill out the trio. 2:30 p.m. today,Cincinnati Art Museum theater, $25. 745-3161.
TV picks: Hi, Bob! Biography profiles comedian Bob Newhart with a delightful two-hour film containing outtakes from his CBS sitcom and clips of him performing his 1960s telephone routines (8 p.m., A&E).
TV Critic John Kiesewetter says the awards year starts with Kevin James hosting CBS' People's Choice Awards (9 p.m., Channels 12, 7).
Web site of the day
Learn it here: Save yourself all sorts of embarrassment here. Check your car's oil? Tie your shoes? Go crazy every year trying to keep your Christmas tree straight, standing and even lit? What a dummy. This site explains how to master life's basic skills, and no one needs to know you had to check. Check it out at www.ehow.com.
24 hours out: You don't have to be Martha Stewart to learn the fine art of Designing With Silk Flowers. Let the staff of the White Oak Garden Center show you in a free program. 7 p.m. Monday, Monfort Heights Branch Library, 3825 West Fork Rd. 369-4472.
48 hours out: On a classical note, Amernet String Quartet, the newly appointed Patricia A. Corbett Quartet in Residence, works its magic on the likes of Mozart, Ravel and Canadian composer Heather Ann Schmidt. 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jarson-Kaplan Theater, Aronoff Center for the Arts. $20. 241-7469.
96 hours 'til Thursday: Underwater photographer David Doubilet glubs and bubbles with a behind-the-scenes look at photographing the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia. It's the first installment of the Live . . . from National Geographic lecture series, 7:30 p.m., Procter & Gamble Hall, Aronoff Center for the Arts. $11.25-$23.75. 241-7469.
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