Monday, May 12, 2003

Get to It

A guide to help make your day

By Jim Knippenberg
The Cincinnati Enquirer

Going out

Kottonmouth Kings: The punk-rap-metal act is at Bogart's with Zebrahead and Riddlin' Kids. 8 p.m. today, 2621 Vine St., Corryville, $20. 562-4949.

Baseball book: Baseball writer Greg Rhodes and Enquirer sportswriter John Erardi will discuss and sign their Reds history book Big Red Dynasty. 7 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.


Top pick: Prom memories are special, particularly when Whitney Houston is invited to attend in a student's prank on the season finale of Boston Public (8 p.m., Channels 19, 45).

Hot ticket

Early 'Matrix': The sequel doesn't officially open until Thursday, but several theaters will show it Wednesday beginning at 10 p.m. Advance tickets are available for AMC 20 at Newport on the Levee ($8.50, 859-261-8100, ; Great Escape 14 in Wilder ($7.75, 859-442-0000,; and six Showcase Cinemas sites ($8.25-$9, . No advance sales are available for Wednesday shows at Great Escape Princess in Oxford (513-523-2188, $6).

Planning ahead

48 hours out: Les Claypool's Flying Frog Brigade features some fine instrumentalists doing some bluesy, improvisational jam-band sounds. 8 p.m. Wednesday, 2621 Vine St., Corryville, $16-$18. 562-4949.


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