Sunday, April 21, 2002

Get to it

A guide to help you make your day

Compiled by Jim Knippenberg

Going out

        Previews: Playhouse in the Park offers a sneak-peek with its first preview of Tom Dudzick's hit King O' The Moon, a sequel to his previous very edgy Over the Tavern, all about the Polish-Catholic Pazinski clan of Buffalo. 7 p.m. today, Robert S. Marx Theatre, $27. 421-3888.

        Antiques: A zillion or so dealers haul out their wares for the first Burlington Antiques Show of the 2002 season. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Boone County Fairgrounds, off Ky. 338, 5 miles west of Florence, $3. 922-5265.

        Richard Stoltzman: The clarinet virtuoso and local fave hits town to sign and perform works from his Dance Preludes CD. 3 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        Planetarium: The Trailside Nature Center in Burnet Woods looks to the stars with a public planetarium program on spring constellations and the legends surrounding them. 3-4 p.m. today, Clifton, $2. 751-3679.

Staying in
        TV picks:
Something for everyone before sweeps start Thursday: Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story starring Courtney B. Vance as a falsely imprisoned death row inmate (8 p.m., Showtime); an American Experience profile of photographer Ansel Adams (9 p.m., Channels 48, 54 and 16); and rocker Dee Snider plays himself in Warning: Parental Advisory about the 1985 hearings about warning labels on recordings (9 p.m., VH1).

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Learn more about the ancient Chinese art of placement — which is to say you're going to be moving your furniture around — when expert Diane Knepper presents “Feng Shui for Your Office Space at Home and Work.” 7 p.m. Monday, Forest Park Branch Library, 655 Waycross, registration required. 369-4478.

        48 hours out: The Chicago Symphony Singers, a professional chamber choir launched from within the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chorus, sings out musical settings of Shakespearean texts, familiar classical works and a newly commissioned piece. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Corbett Auditorium, University of Cincinnati, $16-$20. 556-4183.

        72 hours 'til Wednesday: The Cincinnati Flower Show is bustin' out all over, turning Ault Park into a springtime floral extravaganza with grand displays, gardeners' market, workshops, lectures, gourmet food court and more, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. $11-$15. 872-5194.



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