Thursday, June 5, 2003

Get to it!

A guide to help make your day

Going out

Shower contest: Old Spice Body Wash is at the In Between Tavern before the Yankees-Reds game to audition men for its ad campaign by having them sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" while lathering up in a portable shower, 6 p.m. today, Third and Sycamore streets, downtown. Winner receives a $1,000 Best Buy gift certificate. 621-7009.

Mary Fahl: The powerful female vocalist known mostly for her work with the October Project is at the 20th Century, 8 p.m. today, 3021 Madison Road, Oakley. $7. 562-4949.

Book signing: Inspirational author Harry Harrison (Father to Son) is at the Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore to introduce his Father to Daughter, 11 a.m. today, 3054 Madison Road, Oakley. 731-2665.

Antiques: There are more than 100 dealers at the Fairhaven, Ohio, Antiques Festival 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today in the town's business district, located in Preble County, off Ohio 177 near the intersection of Ohio 725. 683-3613.


Top pick: Hugh Jackman, Will Smith, Kate Hudson, 50 Cent, Pink and Amanda Bynes help hand out the MTV Movie Awards (9 p.m., MTV) at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium, while Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu, Drew Barrymore, Wanda Sykes and Will Ferrell appear in movie parodies.

• Critic John Kiesewetter also says this has to be more exciting than watching paint dry (or reruns): Brush with History: Ohio's Bicentennial Barns profiles artist Scott Hagan, who has painted all 88 bicentennial barns in the state (8 p.m., Channel 48), followed by A Time to Celebrate - A History of Ohio (8:45 p.m., Channel 48).

Hot tickets

Top acts: Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday for the White Stripes' Aug. 2 concert at Bogart's (2621 Vine St., Corryville; 281-8400). All tickets are $32.

• Tickets go on sale at noon Saturday for the Foo Fighters' July 10 concert at Dayton's Hara Arena. Pete Yorn and My Morning Jacket open the 7:30 p.m. show. All tickets are $29.50, general admission. Tickets for both shows available at Ticketmaster outlets, by phone (562-4949) and online (

Planning ahead

24 hours out: The Loveland Stage Company opens a production of Jerry's Girls, a revue celebrating the works of Broadway great Jerry Herman (Hello Dolly!, Mame), 8 p.m. Friday, Loveland Stage Company Theater, 111 S. Second St., Loveland. $10-$12. 677-1409.

72 hours till Sunday: There are close to 200 vintage and classic cars at the charity show Concours d'Elegance, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Ault Park, Mount Lookout. $20. 271-4545.

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