Sunday, January 28, 2001
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Northern Kentucky Symphony: Ancient myths and Nordic mists steam up the program when NKS sinks its musical teeth into Debussy's Prelude to Afternoon of a Faun and Maurice Ravel's ballet Daphnis and Cloe. 3 p.m. today, Greaves Concert Hall, Highland Heights. $10-$15. (859) 431-6216.
Book signing: The phenomenon, known as the Bell Witch, has terrorized Tennessee for nearly two centuries. Author Pat Fitzhugh, it develops, has collected stories surrounding the relentless haunting in The Bell Witch: The Full Account. He signs and discusses, 4 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.
For kids: It's all about Arthur at Zany Brainy. Showings of his latest videos on the big screen, the opportunity to turn a paper bag into an Arthur puppet and the chance to mingle with other Arthur fans. 2 p.m. today, Rookwood Commons store, Norwood. Ages 4-6. 396-6711.
Calligraphy exhibit: Only four days left to see all that squigly penmanship. Kalli-Graphia: The Art of Beautiful Writing exhibit features works by local and national calligraphy artists. Through Wednesday, Main Public Library, 800 Vine St., downtown. 369-6970.
TV picks: For all you folks throwing Super Bowl XXXV parties: Kick-off is 6:25 p.m. (Channels 12, 7). For those of you doing Survivor parties with or without rat on the menu, the premiere is expected to air about 10:30 p.m., after the postgame celebration.
TV Critic John Kiesewetter says skip the pregame hype and enjoy Channel 48's repeat of Jazz (2-8 p.m.) or Channel 19's broadcast of Mary Poppins (1-4 p.m.).
The Goods: (What's in stores today)
Deal 'em out: Well, didn't it just have to happen? Survivor makes the jump from TV to your game room. Designed for two players, it's called Survivor Trading Card Game with 60 cards 10 castaway cards, one immunity challenge idol, nine immunity challenge cards and 40 action cards. Oh, and a rule book that you should read before cocktail hour. It's that complicated. Anyway, the game is the same idea as the show: Get rid of the other castaways. It's $9.99 (booster packs, needed to add two more players are $2.99) from www.upperdeck.com starting Monday, or in stores as soon as Upper Deck can get them shipped.
24 hours out: Canadian rock sensation Nickelback stops by and makes noise as part of its first U.S. tour. 8 p.m. Monday, Bogart's 2621 Vine St., Corryville. $10. 562-4949.
48 hours out: Top notch printmakers Wil Barnet and Bob Blackburn strut their best stuff more than 50 works on paper celebrating decades of work. Opens Tuesday, Miami University Art Museum, U.S. 27, Oxford. (513) 529-2232.
72 hours 'til Wednesday: Ready for a change while you still have the energy to make it? You need What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up? Starting the Next Chapters of Your Life, a guide to changing direction and careers in midlife. Author and psychologist Dorothy Cantor signs and discusses. 7 p.m. Books & Co., Dayton (800) 777-4881.
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