Saturday, November 10, 2001

Get to it

A guide to help you make your day

Compiled by Jim Knippenberg


Going out
               Gospel: Taft Museum of Art Duncanson Artist-in-Residence La-Vaune Henry joins the acclaimed Allen Temple Sanctuary Choir for an early evening of traditional spirituals and rowdy, hand-clapping gospel. 5 p.m. today, Allen Temple A.M.E. Church at Swifton Commons, Reading Road and Seymour Avenue, Bond Hill, free. 241-0343.

        Classical: Pianist Roger Wright and his 10 quick fingers play the Xavier University Piano and Guitar Series. 2:30 p.m. today,Bethesda Foundation Auditorium, 619 Oak St., Walnut Hills, $17-$19. 745-3161.

        Antiques: The ever-vintage MainStrasse Village Second Sundays Antiques Marketplace, not one to risk dicey November weather, moves indoors to the Madison conference center. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today,Seventh Street and Madison Avenue, Covington. (859) 341-3390.

        Mini-desserts: Award-winning pastry chef and Food Network personality Gale Gand whips out her wire whisk and introduces Gale Gand's Just a Bite: 125 Luscious Little Desserts. 1 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.


Staying in
               TV picks:
Set the dial on Fox (Channels 19, 45) for the season premieres of King of the Hill (7:30 p.m.), The Simpsons (8), Malcolm in the Middle (8:30) and The X-Files (9).

        • Billy Joel sings his greatest hits on Billy Joel: In His Own Words (9-11 p.m., A&E).


What's in stores today
Everybody says it was his finest hour. President Bush's Sept. 20 speech before a joint session of Congress, we mean. For those who didn't have the farsight to tape it, there's this: Our Mission and Our Moment (Newmarket Press; $6). It's a 42-page commemorative edition of the text of the speech and a chronology of events leading up to it. All proceeds from the first printing (100,000 copies) go to the Red Cross.


Planning Ahead
               24 hours out:
Chrysanthemums, ornamental grasses, decorative shrubs and more are sold on the cheap when Krohn Conservatory moves out its Oktoberfest exhibit. 10 a.m. Monday, conservatory. 352-4080.

        48 hours out: Southern hill country blues with a modern rock spin stars when the North Mississippi Allstars play Bogart's, 8 p.m. Tuesday, 2621 Vine St., Corryville, $12.50. 562-4949.

        72 hours 'til Wednesday: Renowned photographer Nicholas Nixonshares experiences from his varied career at a lecture tied to the Photographic Impulse at the Cincinnati Art Museum, 7:30 p.m., CAM auditorium, $5. 721-2787.

        Contact Jim Knippenberg by phone: 768-8513; fax: 768-8330; e-mail:


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