Thursday, February 6, 2003

The Early Word


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Last Minute

Film screening: Xavier University continues its "Racism and Reconciliation" film series with a screening and discussion of Spike Lee's 2000 film Bamboozled, 7 p.m. today in Kelley Auditorium, Alter Hall. Other films in the series: Spike Lee's Get on the Bus (next Thursday) and Long Night's Journey Into Day (Feb. 20), the Oscar-nominated documentary on South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Free. 745-3181.

Jason Nebel

Countdown

`Lost' film returns: Fresh from the Dangerous Media Convergence and anti-war protest at the Sundance Film Festival, the Lost Film Festival lands Friday at Miami University,Oxford.

The traveling exhibit of guerrilla-style, prank-driven, anti-corporate short films, which previously stopped at Cincinnati's SSNova Gallery, will be presented by festival director Scott Beibin, who owns the punk label, Bloodlink Records.

Show time is 8 p.m. at 100 Laws Hall. Admission is free. For directions, call Sarah Westheimer at (513) 664-6807, e-mail saraw@mercyforanimals.org or visit Web site.

Margaret A. McGurk

On Sale

At 10 a.m. Saturday:

Dave Matthews: An acoustic evening with Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds, 7:30 p.m. March 31 at Millet Hall, Miami University. Tickets are $49.50 at Ticketmaster outlets, phone (513) 562-4949 and online at www.ticketmaster.com. (Note: Tickets go on sale to Miami students Friday; student ID required. Details: Web site)

Whitesnake: Whitesnake and the Scorpions with Dokken, 7 p.m. March 19, Hara Arena. Tickets are $35.50 at Ticketmaster.

FYI

Stars on Ice: Smucker's Stars on Ice coming to the U.S. Bank Arena 7 p.m. March 20 has announced that the 2002 Olympic Pair Champions Jamie Sale & David Pelletier of Canada and Elena Berzhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze of Russia will perform. Other skaters include Todd Eldredge, Alexei Yagudin, Katarina Witt, Kurt Browning, Renee Roca & Gorsha Surand Koko Ina & John Zimmerman Tickets are $35-$57 at Ticketmaster.

Call to artists: Dublin, Ohio, is accepting applications for artists working in fine arts or fine crafts to sell at their 2003 Art + Music Festival on Sept. 28. Previous festivals have featured sculptors, sketch artists, jewelers, woodworkers, photographers and more. Applications are due by April 5 and must include four slides for each medium entered. For more information, call (614) 889-7444 or visit Web site

Jason Nebel

Movies Opening Friday

Deliver Us from Eva

How to Lose A Guy in 10 Days

Shanghai Knights

Talk to Her

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