Sunday, July 6, 2003

Get to it!

A guide to help make your day

Going out

Patriotic celebration: The Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church Cathedral and Wesley choirs unleash a high-energy patriotic program with works such as Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man," "This Land is Your Land," "The Armed Forces Salute" and "Stars and Stripes Forever." 4 p.m. today at the church, 1345 Grace Ave., Hyde Park, free. 871-1345.

Living history: The Heritage Village Museum shows off 11 historic buildings in Sharon Woods, complete with costumed characters, interactive activities, craft demonstrations and more for its "Meet the Past" Ohio bicentennial event. 1-5 p.m. today, vintage baseball game with the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings begins 2 p.m., $5-$7. 563-9484.

Waynesville sale: The self-proclaimed "Antiques Capital of the Midwest" - with more than 70 antiques and specialty shops - flings open the doors on the annual blowout sidewalk sale. Noon-5 p.m. today, Main Street, downtown Waynesville. (513) 897-8855.

All Blues: Sonny's All Blues Lounge hosts Soul'd Out, Natalie Wells, Lonnie Bennett & Company and Star Pierre at the All Blues Fest. 5 p.m. today, 4040 Reading Road, North Avondale, $5. 281-0410.


Top pick: PBS' Mystery! returns with new episodes, starting with "Dead Gorgeous," starring Helen McCrory (Anna Karenina) and Fay Ripley as friends who plot to murder their husbands (9 p.m., Channels 48, 16). It's based on the Peter Lovesey novel Over the Edge. (Story in today's TV Week)

• Critic John Kiesewetter also says TLC puts a new twist on an old favorite with Trading Spaces: Family (7 p.m.), in which entire families swap houses and redecorate rooms on a $1,000 budget.

Planning ahead

24 hours out: The new Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art, a modern palace full of provocative video art, moving sound installations, awe-inspiring sculpture, now offers free admission, 5-9 p.m. Mondays, Sixth and Walnut streets, downtown. 345-8400.

48 hours out: Jazz guitar master Charlie Hunter rolls into Jack Quinn's Emerald Ballroom with his traveling trio. 9 p.m. Tuesday, 112 E. Fourth St., Covington, $18-$20. (859) 491-6699.

72 hours till Wednesday: Collector Walt Burton and historian (and former art critic for the Enquirer) Owen Findsen are at Joseph-Beth Booksellers to introduce Wright Brothers Legacy: Orville and Wilbur Wright and Their Aeroplanes (Abrams; $35), 7 p.m., Rookwood Pavilion, Madison and Edwards roads, Norwood. 396-8960.

Jim Knippenberg

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