Sunday, February 23, 2003

Get to It


A guide to help make your day

Going out

Acoustic marathon: The Blue Note CafÈ mellows out with area performers such as Sonny Moorman, Matt DeCoster, Dallas Moore and more for a batch of unplugged sets. 4 p.m.-1 a.m. today, 4520 W. Eighth St., Price Hill, $10 benefits the Lonely Instruments for Needy Kids program. 921-8898.

Cincinnati Camerata: The cutting edge vocal ensemble swings into "Fever of Love" with a lusty program of works by Barber, Holst, Palestrina and a newly commissioned work by local composer Andrew Duncan. 4 p.m. today, Mount Auburn Presbyterian Church, 103 William Howard Taft, $12 suggested donation. (859) 441-4715.

Decorative arts: The Decorative Arts Society of Cincinnati has Donald A. Friary of Historic Deerfield, the New England history museum, for a look at "Fifty Years of Collecting American Decorative Arts." 2 p.m. today, Cincinnati Art Museum, Eden Park, $12. 421-8040.

RV supershow: Thinking of living on the road anytime soon? Then head to Mason for the Cincinnati RV Supershow with hundreds of pop-ups, travel trailers, fifth wheels and motorhomes. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Wall 2 Wall Sports Complex, 846 Reading Road, $6. (941) 232-4744.

On TV

Top pick: With no Wonderful World of Disney tonight, families should tune in Maniac Magee, Nickelodeon's adaptation of the Newbery Award-winning novel about about a 12-year-old white boy named Jerry Lionell "Maniac" Magee (Michael Angarano) and his friendship with an African-American teen (Kyla Pratt) (7-8:30 p.m., Nickelodeon). Nick News follows (8:30 p.m.) with a report on the importance of Black History Month.

Planning ahead

24 hours out: The Wedding Show at the Krohn Conservatory is history, so now the violas, azaleas, snapdragons and bulbs from the exhibit get sold off on the cheap. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Eden Park. 352-4080.

48 hours out: Author Ann Hagedorn shows up to sign and discuss her hot-off-the-press Beyond the River: The Untold Story of the Heroes of the Underground Railroad. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Madison and Edwards roads, Norwood. 396-8960.

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