Sunday, May 27, 2001

Get to It


A guide to help make your day

Compiled by Jim Knippenberg

Going out

        Taste of Cincinnati: Cincinnati's biggest chow-down, complete with food samplings from 40 restaurants, keeps on cookin' all day long. Live music cooks tonight: '60s folkies Lovin' Spoonful and country stars Trick Pony. Noon-midnight today, Central Parkway. 579-3187.

        Antiques: Something to do before you pig out at Taste: More than 40 dealers and 35 antiques shops serve up good old stuff at the Waynesville Old Main Street Antiques Show. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today,Ohio 42 and Ohio 73. (937) 278-0410.

        Free concert: It's rock 'n' roll through the decades when 4 on the Floor tunes up with 50 years of pop favorites from the '50s to the '90s. 7-9 p.m. today,Seasongood Nature Center, Woodland Mound, Anderson Township. 521-7275.

        Grateful Dead tribute: Jerry's Little Band, musical deadheads paying homage to the Dead, celebrates Memorial Day eve with a night of classics. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. today, BarrelHouse Brewing Company, 22 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine. 421-3555.

Staying In

        TV picks: TV remembers the 60th anniversary of Pearl Harbor with the National Memorial Day Concert with conductor Erich Kunzel (8 p.m., Channels 48, 54, 16); History Vs. Hollywood: Pearl Harbor (8 p.m., History Channel); Pearl Harbor: Legacy of an Attack (9 p.m., Channels 5, 22); and Tokyo Raiders (10:30 p.m., Channel 54).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Cincinnati native Robert Uth produced PBS' Korean War Stories (9:30 p.m., Channels 48, 54).

Web site of the day

        Planning a trip built around books? Try this: A site directing you to the tiny Musee Edith Piaf in Paris, the site where Hemingway went snow-sledding in Switzerland, or the rock marking where Mark Twain stayed in Unionville, Nev., when he was a lazy and unhappy prospector in 1861. www.literarytraveler.com

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Cincinnati Museum Center uncorks the multimedia Dinosaurs of Jurassic Park: The Lost World — dinosaurs and props from the movie, fossils, cast skeletons and a mock digging site. Monday, $4.50-$6.50. 287-7000.

        48 hours out: The Blue Ash Summer Concert Series kicks off its season with the Tom Daugherty Orchestra belting out a tribute concert to the Armed Forces of World War II and the swing music of the '30s and '40s. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Towne Square, Hunt and Cooper roads. Free. 745-8550.

        72 hours 'til Wednesday: William S. Pollack, author of the bestselling Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood, signs and discusses his newest, a follow-up work name of Real Boys' Voices, 7 p.m., Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Madison and Edwards roads, Norwood. 396-8960.

       



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