Sunday, March 04, 2001

Get to It

A guide to help make your day

GOING OUTp>         Cammys are coming: The Enquirer Cincinnati Area Pop Music Awards (Cammys): 4 p.m. next Sunday at Jillian's, Covington. Lifetime awards go to jazz master Cal Collins, R&B great Wilbert Longmire and pro-rock innovator Adrian Belew. Presenters include Peter Frampton and Bootsy Collins. Performing: Noah Hunt & the 420 All Stars, the Simpletons, Tracy Walker, the Dallas Moore Band, Iswhat!?, the CCM Jazz Ensemble directed by Rick VanMatre, P. Ann Everson Price & her All-Star Band and the Sonny Moorman Group. $12.50 at Ticketmaster, 562-4949,; $15 at the door.

        Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra: Conductor Mischa Santora and Russian pianist Ignat Solzhenitsyn — thank heavens we only have to spell it and not pronounce it — loll away the afternoon with the musical challenges of Ligeti, Mozart and Schubert. 3 p.m. today,Memorial Hall, 1223 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Repeats 7:30 p.m. Monday, Rockdale Temple, 8501 Ridge Road, Amberley Village. $4-$20. 723-1182.

        Robert Bluestone: Kind of a musical travelogue, 'eh? Referring to a multicultural repertoire of music spanning four continents, all at the hands of the renowned classical guitarist. 3 p.m. today, Miami University's Hall Auditorium, Oxford campus. $4-$9. (513) 529-3200.

        Film fest: The Cincinnati Film Society and the University of Cincinnati take the high road, not to mention the avant-garde one, with a film festival showing works of filmmaker Jud Yalkut. Check out a raft of his work, including Diffraction Film, Beatles Electroniques and Electronic Moon 4 p.m. today, Room 5401 of UC's DAAP building. $2. 251-6060.

        Sunday dinner: A touch of Ireland way the heck out in Loveland: Emerald Isle Buffet is the theme for Grailville Education and Conference Center's busy Sunday dinners. Seatings at 5 and 6:30 p.m. today, 932 O'Bannonville Road, Loveland. $5-$12. Reservation required. 683-2340.

Staying In

        TV picks: Amy and Isabelle, produced by Oprah Winfrey. Stunning craftsmanship and a remarkable performance by Elisabeth Shue as a single mother in a small New England town. But for two hours, viewers feel they are descending deeper into despair. 9-11 p.m., Channels 9, 2.

        Also: Jackie, Ethel, Joan: Women of Camelot. This miniseries has plenty of tragedy, but joy and triumph, too, with strong showings by Jilly Hennessy as Jackie, Leslie Stefanson as Joan and Lauren Holly as Ethel. 9-11 p.m., Channels 5, 22, concludes Monday.

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Tips from the top: Saxophonist and NPR host Branford Marsalis speaks out on “Virtuosity and Excellence.” 8 p.m. Monday, Miami University's Hall Auditorium, Oxford. Free. (513) 529-2730.

        48 hours out: Seriously lively stuff, this six-piece Celtic Folk-Rock Band that Irish accordion player Sharon Shannon is hauling in to town. 8 p.m. Tuesday, Grammer's restaurant, Liberty and Walnut Streets, Over-the-Rhine. $15. 661-3668.

        72 hours 'til Wednsday: Cincinnati Art Museum cranks up its projector for three days of Gordon Parks' films surrounding Half Past Autumn: The Art of Gordon Parks exhibit. First up: Shaft. 6 p.m. Wednesday, museum auditorium. Free. 721-2787.


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