Sunday, May 06, 2001

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Stuart Woods: Hard-bitten crime fighter Stone Barrington rears his ever so analytic head when best-selling author Woods (L.A. Dead, Orchid Beach) discusses and signs his new Cold Paradise. 1 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        New exhibit: It's no place for a bull in a china shop, but for the rest of us, it's a must when Cincinnati Art Museum opens A Touch of Glass, showcasing glittering pieces from the growing collection of modern and contemporary glass by superstars Dale Chihuly, Christopher Reis and William Morris. Opens today, Through Oct. 7. Noon-6 p.m. 721-2787.

        Antiques: Close to 300 dealers gather up treasures, winners, sinners and assorted musty wares for the season's first Tri-State Antique Market. 7 a.m.-3 p.m today, Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, U.S. 50 at Argosy Parkway, $2.50 for adults. 738-7256.

        Pete Yorn: It's an intimate acoustic show, something you don't hear everyday on the bar circuit, when modern rock station WOXY (97.7-FM) serves up this fresh, new singer-songwriter. 9 p.m. today, Top Cat's, 2820 Vine St., Corryville. $5.97. 562-4949.

Staying In

        TV picks: Another tough sweeps choice: A Hallmark Hall of Fame production of Follow the Stars Home, about a young woman (Kimberly Williams) torn between two brothers (9 p.m., Channels 12, 7), or The Practice attorneys being threatened by a drug dealer charged with double murder (10 p.m., Channels 9, 2).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter also says WCET-TV repeats the fifth episode of Ken Burns' Jazz miniseries, “Swing: Pure Pleasure (1935-37),” featuring Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Jimmy Lunceford and Teddy Wilson (6-8 p.m., Channel 48).

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: The loudmouthed Kottonmouth Kings strut out with their always surprising, never traditional plate full of techno/funk/hip hop. 8 p.m. Monday, Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. $12.50-$14. 562-4949.

        48 hours out: The fresh and tasty Amernet String Quartet launches into some mighty difficult music by Haydn, Shostakovich and Grieg on the Patricia A. Corbett Chamber Music Series. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Greaves Concert Hall, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, free. (859) 572-6399.

        72 hours 'til Wednesday: Nashville's guitar royalty Buddy Miller and singer-songwriter wife Julie Miller share the stage for a night of pickin' and singin'. 8 p.m., Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. $12-$15. 779-9462.

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Starstruck casts meet Wilson
Discover Anna Maria, the land that time forgot
Edison museum pays tribute to famous inventor
Ride Florida ferry into Island Time zone
Sanibel visitors savor beauty of Old Florida
'Something magical' about the Everglades
Sunset with a twist 'only in Key West'
Ybor City restaurant serves spicy taste of Spain
DEMALINE: Carroll in town for 'Piano Lesson'
Dining out prom night should be fun for all
Findlay's 'Mr. Pig' opens Vine St. cafe
From P&G to punch lines
Gifts that show love for wine-loving parents
Guide dogs get free eye exams
Lopez-Cobos can look back on 15 eventful years
Make Mom breakfast in bed
Pineapples always welcome in her home
Reality check
Three grandchildren thrive with Mom, Pop
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