Sunday, June 8, 2003

Get to it!


A guide to help make your day

Going out

Concours d'Elegance: There are more than 200 classic and vintage automobiles on display at the grande dame of car shows, where the featured classic this year is the Corvette, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Ault Park, end of Observatory Avenue, Mount Lookout. $20. 241-4545.

Airport Days: Blue Ash Airport Days includes barnstormers, skydiving teams, hangar displays, live music and more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Blue Ash Airport, Reed Hartman Highway and Glendale-Milford Road. $7. 618-5297.

Antiques: Vendors of all types line the Sixth Street promenade at MainStrasse Village's Second Sunday Antiques Marketplace, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Sixth and Main streets, Covington. (859) 491-0458.

Da Vinci author: The intriguing new novelist Dan Brown is at Books & Co. to sign and discuss his best seller The Da Vinci Code, 1-2 p.m. today, Books & Co., 350 E. Stroop Road, Kettering. (800) 777-4881.

On TV

Top pick: Barbara Walters questions Hillary Clinton about her marriage, and how her husband lied about his Oval Office affair with Monica Lewinsky, in a one-hour ABC News Special (7 p.m., Channels 9, 2), on the eve of the release of Clinton's Living History book.

• Critic John Kiesewetter also says it's almost like a sweeps Sunday with the 100 Greatest Songs of Country Music (4-10 p.m., Country Music Television), the 57th annual Tony Awards (8-11 p.m., Channels 12, 7) and Jasper, Texas, a new movie with Lou Gossett Jr. about the dragging death of an African-American man in a Texas town (8-10 p.m., Showtime).

Planning ahead

24 hours out: The Contemporary Arts Center kicks off its Performance Space Sampler week with a staged reading of a new work The Son of the Moon by the Cincinnati Playwrights Initiative, 6-8 p.m. Monday, Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art, Sixth and Walnut streets, downtown. Free with admission ($3.50-$6.50). 345-8400.

48 hours out: The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra kicks off its Bach & Beyond: A Series of Great Music for Small Orchestra with guest conductor and violinist Jaime Laredo overseeing a sumptuous program of seldom-performed works by Mozart and Haydn, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Corbett Auditorium, University of Cincinnati. $30. 381-3300.

72 hours till Wednesday: Hyundai/WB64 Party in the Park features food, drink and live music by the Rusty Griswolds in a beautiful riverfront setting, 5:30-10:30 p.m., Sawyer Point, downtown. 579-3100.

E-mail jnebel@enquirer.com; fax: 768-8330




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