Thursday, October 03, 2002

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Jamie Lee Curtis: The actress and best-selling children's book author walked the walk recently in More magazine when she posed without Hollywood glamour tricks to show how her body really looks. Today, she's talking the talk at Joseph-Beth Booksellers to sign and discuss her latest kids' book, I'm Gonna Like Me. 7 p.m., Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        At Bogart's: Young, fresh and ska-punk, Reel Big Fish is at the Corryville club with up-and-coming the Starting Line and the Kicks, 8 p.m. today, 2621 Vine St. $16-$17.50. 562-4949.

        Theater: The Miami University Theater Department opens its season with Execution of Justice, based on trials following the 1978 murder of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and gay supervisor Harvey Milk, 8 p.m. today, Studio 88, Center for Performing Arts, Oxford. $6-$9. (513) 529-3200.

        Halloween crafts: The Westwood Branch Library hosts a Halloween craft program, 7 p.m. today, 3345 Epworth Ave. Reservation: 369-4474.

Staying in

        TV pick: Fight! The first physical contact ever allowed in a Survivor challenge gets “a little out of hand,” forcing host Jeff Probst to step in and stop the action on Survivor Thailand (8 p.m., Channels 12, 7), says executive producer Mark Burnett.

        • Critic John Kiesewetter also says PBS' profiles John O'Neill, the FBI's former anti-terrorism expert, on Frontline film called “The Man Who Knew Too Much” (9-10:30 p.m., Channels 48, 16).

The goods

        On sale today: In honor of John Lennon's birthday — he would have been 62 this week — a line of jewelry and accessories from JewelAmerica. Based on Lennon's writings and drawings, it includes earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings, cufflinks, pendants, key rings, money clips and watches, all selling in the $49-$499 range. Available now in the Spiegel Catalog and through mass retailers in time for holiday shopping.

Planning ahead

        24 hours out: Composer John Adams is guest conductor with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra for a program featuring his player piano-inspired piece Century Rolls. Plus works by Copland, Verdi and Respighi 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Music Hall. $12.50-$52.50. 381-3300.

        48 hours out: Krohn Conservatory hosts the Fall Orchid Display, Competition and Sale featuring hundreds of the exotic flowers in full bloom, 10 a.m.-5 p.m Saturday-Sunday, Eden Park. 352-4080.

        72 hours 'til Sunday: The Decorative Arts Society of Cincinnati welcomes Jack Lindsay of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a presentation on furniture from that city during the American revolution, 2 p.m., Cincinnati Art Museum. $12. 421-8040.

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