Michael Card: The contemporary Christian star brings songs of praise to Tri-County Baptist Church, 7:30 p.m. today, 8195 Beckett Road, West Chester, $8. 860-5100.
Opera: Sorg Opera goes for Oscar Wilde-like satire when it presents the rarely-produced Gilbert & Sullivan opera Patience. 8 p.m. today-Saturday, Sorg Opera House, 57 S. Main St., Middletown, $12.50-$40. 425-0180.
Art opening: The Linda Schwartz Gallery opens Expanding Realms, an exhibit of work by fiber artist Arturo Alonzo Sandoval. 6-8 p.m. today, 315 W. Fourth St., downtown. 241-4202.
Top pick: In the season finale - and maybe the series finale? - NBC says Ed (Tom Cavanagh) must choose between Carol (Julie Bowen) or his new law partner Frankie (Sabrina Lloyd). Sounds like an unsolved cliffhanger (9 p.m., Channels 5, 22).
TV critic John Kiesewetter also says Leeza Gibbons tests the intelligence of Fox viewers on Test the Nation (8-10 p.m., Channels 19, 45).
Critic's pick: Love Liza (R) Philip Seymour Hoffman, Kathy Bates.
Ghosts of the Abyss (G) Bill Paxton.
Anger Management (PG-13) Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson.
Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary (PG), documentary
Evelyn (PG) Pierce Brosnan, Julianna Margulies.
House of 1,000 Corpses (R) Karen Black.
New in E-Games
Amplitude: Fans of rhythm-based games will enjoy this sequel to 2001's Frequency. Gameplay is tied to the music and stunning visual clues. Players must make correct combinations, reacting in time with the music, to jump to the next level. With advancement, the pace and rhythms become more frenetic. Amplitude features the techno mixes gamers expect, plus songs from big name artists like David Bowie, Blink-182 and Pink. The game also has a cool remix feature that allows players to change the music to their taste, says "get's" games dude, Chris Ainsworth. (Harmonix; PS2; $39.99; T for Teens).
Also out this week: Primal (Sony; PS2; $39.99; M for Mature): Dark third-person horror adventure. World Racing (TDK; Xbox; $49.99; E for Everyone): More than 170 Mercedes-Benz cars to test drive.
24 hours out: ARTrageous Saturdays at Raymond Walters College features the ensemble Tales & Scales doing their music/storytelling program, the Little Dragon. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, 9555 Plainfield Road, Blue Ash, $3. 745-5685.
Also 24 hours out: The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens kicks off the new Zoo Blooms with appearances by HGTV gardening celebrity Erica Glasener. Noon and 2 p.m. Saturday, 3400 Vine St., Avondale. 281-4700.
48 hours out: The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra teams up with the Vocal Arts Ensemble for a performance of Bach's St. John's Passion. 8 p.m., St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, Eighth and Plum, downtown, $6-$22. 556-4183.
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