Tuesday, April 8, 2003

Get to It


A guide to help make your day

Going out

Comedy: The Comedy Caravan goes for laughs with the red-hot Hispanic comic Alex Reymundo and warm-up acts Cleveland and Chili. 9 p.m. today, 20th Century, 3021 Madison Road, Oakley. Doors open 9 p.m., $5-$8. 351-7222.

Hickey-Freeman: Reps from the high-end men's wear line visit Hunt Club Clothiers for a trunk show introducing the spring/summer line of suits, sport coats and trousers. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. today-Wednesday, Fountain Square Plaza, downtown. 721-2004.

Irish lecture: The Irish American Cultural Institute hosts renowned Irish scholar Colin Breen with a presentation on mysterious shipwrecks through the ages and underwater archaeology in Ireland. 7:30 p.m. today, Jack Quinn's, 112 E. Fourth St., Covington, $10. (859) 491-6699.

On TV

Top pick: NYPD Blue fans finally can shake the blues, as the show returns to ABC with an original episode after a five-week absence. Internal Affairs investigators come down hard on Detective Baldwin Jones (Henry Simmons) when a teen is killed in a shootout (10 p.m., Channels 9, 2).

• Critic John Kiesewetter also says NBC broadcasts Cher: The Farewell Tour concert taped last year in Miami (9 p.m., Channels 5, 22).

New on CD

Critic's pick: Elvis' daughter and Michael Jackson's ex sets out to prove she can make it on her own, as Lisa Marie Presley delivers her long-delayed debut, To Whom It May Concern (Capitol; $18.98).

Other releases of note:

• Lucinda Williams, World Without Tears (Lost Highway; $18.98).

Ginuwine, The Senior (Epic; $18.98).

Scarface, Balls and My Word (Rap-A-Lot, $18.98).

Godsmack, Faceless (Universal; $18.98).

• Crucial reissue: Unheard for 35 years, it's 77 minutes of blues/rock with Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper on Fillmore East: The Lost Concert Tapes (Legacy; $13.98).

New on DVD/video

Critic's picks: This week's most interesting release is the impressive debut of director Charles Stone III, Paid in Full, a crime drama starring Mekhi Phifer.

• On the new-to-DVD front, this week brings the cult musical Newsies, starring a young Christian Bale, and two treats for John Cusack fans - Grosse Pointe Blank and High Fidelity.

Planning ahead

24 hours out: Shadowbox Cabaret opens the new Dirty Little Secrets, all full of skits, sketch comedy and rock music built around the many things people try to hide and the comedy that results. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Newport on the Levee, $10-$25. (859) 581-7625.

48 hours out: The avant-jazz, high-energy Jazz Mandolin Project plays the 20th Century, 9:30 p.m. Thursday, 3021 Madison Road, Oakley. $10-$12. 562-4949.

72 hours till Friday: Linda Schwartz Gallery opens Expanding Realms, a show by fiber artist Arturo Alonzo Sandoval. 6-8 p.m., 315 W. Fourth St., downtown. 241-4202.

E-mail jknippenberg@enquirer.com




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