Sunday, November 10, 2002

Get to it!

A guide to help make your day

Going out

Linton series: The venerable chamber music series welcomes Cleveland Orchestra concertmaster Bill Preucil, teaming with violist James Dunham, cellist Eric Kim and pianist Jon Kamura Parker for a bit of Brahms, Beethoven and Takemitsu. 4 p.m. today, First Unitarian Church, Linton and Reading roads, Avondale, $30. 381-6868.

Moscow Circus: The Russian troupe of aerialists, jugglers, gymnasts and clowns rolls out "A Winter's Tale" with acrobatic re-enactments of centuries-old folk tales. 2:30 p.m. today, Millett Hall, Miami University, Oxford. $7-$15. (513) 529-3200.

Ruthven gallery: Renowned nature artist John A. Ruthven rolls out the welcome mat for a holiday open house with new works and live animals at his folksy Thompson House Gallery. Noon-5 p.m. today, 203 E. Grant Ave., Georgetown. (937) 378-4222.

Veterans event: Spring Grove Cemetery does the honors with a Veterans Day memorial service with a rest on arms, presentation of arms, rifle salute and patriotic music. 1 p.m. today in the historic Civil War section, Winton Road and Spring Grove Avenue, Winton Place. 681-7526.

Staying in

TV pick: Name the tune when Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Tom Petty appear on The Simpsons (8 p.m., Channels 19, 45), or when Usher plays Marvin Gaye on American Dreams (8 p.m., Channels 5, 22), or ABC airs Beauty and the Beast (7 p.m., Channels 9, 2).

TV critic John Kiesewetter also says fans of The Amazing Race will enjoy The Big Quest X (9 p.m., Channel 25), with four Cincinnati teams racing to solve puzzles leading them to landmarks.

Planning ahead

24 hours out: World Wrestling Entertainment's RAW is live at U.S. Bank Arena with Rob Van Dam, Triple H, Kane, Chris Jericho and more, 7:45 p.m. Monday, $15-$40. 562-4949.

48 hours out: The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Chamber Orchestra lets fly works by Brahms, Mozart and Poulenc, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Robert J. Werner Recital Hall, UC, free. 556-4183.

Jim Knippenberg


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