Tuesday, August 06, 2002

Get to it

A guide to help you make your day

Compiled by Jim Knippenberg jknippenberg@enquirer.com

Going out

        Chicago: The legendary horn-heavy rock 'n' roll band sails into Riverbend Music Center, 8 p.m. today, $18-$43. 562-4949.

        Book signing: Feel-good author Susan Wilson signs and discusses her new Fortune Teller's Daughter, a tale of passion and newfound love in a small New England town. 7 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        Garden tour: The Civic Garden Center herds folks onto a bus for a tour of three community gardens in Evanston, Madisonville and North Avondale. 5 p.m. today, leaving from the center, 2715 Reading Road, Avondale, $5. 221-0981.

        Mini circus: It's an “International Circus” with the versatile Juggler's Ink showing off juggling styles through the ages, balloon animals, slapstick and more. 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, Wyoming Branch Library, 500 Springfield Pike. 369-6014.

Staying in

        TV picks: As this four-week series opens, it looks as if there are no police anywhere in this strong character drama from Lynda LaPlante, creator of PBS' Prime Suspect. Widows, 10 p.m., Channel 9.

        • In the first rerun, Jim (Jim Belushi) is shocked to learn that his wife's sister (Kimberly Williams) makes more money than he does. In the second he asks her to pick his wife's anniversary gift. According to Jim, 8 and 8:30 p.m., Channel 9.

Video picks

        Critic's Pick: While hordes descend on The Fellowship of the Ring video and DVD today, other fanatics can feed their obsessions with the feature-packed director's edition of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (still the coolest Trek adventure, says Enquirer film critic Margaret A. McGurk).

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: The Q102/Bud Party is all full of food, drink and live music by Leroy Ellington and E Funk, 5:30-10 p.m. Wednesday,Sawyer Point, downtown. 699-5102.

        -48 hours out: The Juggernaut Jug Band plays the Behringer-Crawford Museum Coffee Cup Concert Series. 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Devou Park, Covington, $5-$10. (859) 491-4003.

        -72 hours 'til Friday: The Wyoming Players begin two howling weekends of the Neil Simon classic Barefoot in the Park. 8 p.m., Wyoming Civic Center, Springfield Pike and Worthington Avenue, $8-$10. 729-4078.


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