Monday, March 05, 2001

Get to It


A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Branford Marsalis: That guy with a horn and a mike, the ever so acclaimed saxophonist and National Public Radio jazz show host shares thoughts on “Virtuosity and Excellence” in a public lecture. A freebie, mind you. 7 p.m. today, Miami University's Hall Auditorium, Oxford. (513) 529-2730.

        Cave expert: Great timing, 'eh? The IMAX film Journey into Amazing Caves (opens Saturday)so as a warm-up, author Michael Ray Taylor introduces his lush National Geographic book Caves: Exploring Hidden Realms. 7 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        Celtic for kids: You know it's March when Celtic groups start popping up like tulips in the backyard. This time, Silver Arm and Friends surfaces at Monfort Heights Branch Library, 7 p.m. today, Free. 369-4472.

Staying In

        TV picks: It's the second half of the series showing the lives of the Kennedy women and how tragedy brought them closer. Jill Hennessy as Jacqueline, Lauren Holly as Ethel and Leslie Stefanson as Joan. Jackie, Ethel, Joan: Women of Camelot, 9 p.m., Channels 5, 22.

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Best-selling author Amy Tan (Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God's Wife) breezes in to sign her newest, The Bonesetter's Daughter.7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Books & Co. 350 E. Stroop Road, Dayton. (800) 777-4881.

        48 hours out: Modern rockers Eve 6 and opening act Vast rock the ceilings any day now. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. $12.50-$14. 562-4949.

        72 hours 'til Thursday: CCM's musical kids launch a workshop production of Lucky Stiff, a rarely produced murder-mystery musical farce from the creators of Seussical and Ragtime. 8 p.m., University of Cincinnati's Studio Theater. Free. 556-4183.

       



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