Sunday, August 10, 2003

Get to It

A guide to help make your day

Going out

3 Doors Down: The alternarock sensations sail into Riverbend Music Center with opening acts Our Lady Peace, Seether and Shinedown. 7 p.m. today, I-275 and Kellogg Avenue, Anderson Township. $31.25-$32.25 562-4949.

The Wiggles: The Australian children's singing quartet brings their animal-themed stage show full of characters such as Dorothy the Dinosaur, Henry the Octopus and Wags the Dog to U.S. Bank Arena. 2 and 6 p.m. today, $18.50-$28.50. 562-4949.

Antiques: MainStrasse Village presents its monthly Second Sunday Antiques Marketplace, with more than 50 vendors selling off lovingly used old treasures along the Sixth Street promenade. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Sixth and Main streets, Covington. (859) 341-3390.

Swing sounds: Lee's Junction Big Band takes over the stage at Jim and Jack's funky riverbank saloon. 7-10 p.m. today, 3456 River Road, Riverside, no cover. 251-7977.


Critic's pick: Gather a few comedians, tell them to roast Denis Leary (above) and wait for the laughs. There are great bits from Nick DiPaolo, Colin Quinn, host Jeff Garlin, rappers Doctor Dre and Ed Lover and two stars of his The Job series. The Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary, 10 p.m., Comedy Central.

• This rerun has LeAnn Rimes as Connie Francis singing "Where the Boys Are" and Duncan Sheik as Bobby Darin performing "Beyond the Sea." For teen-ager Meg, there are two jolts - Darin is rude to her and Jimmy joins the Marines. American Dreams, 8 p.m., Channel 5.

Hot tickets

Set sail: Tall Stacks is just a little more than two months away. Time to make plans: Admission to any one or all five days is a $12 souvenir pin on sale at the Tristate's 100 Kroger stores. Kroger Plus cardholders get a $2 discount. There is no service charge and children 12 and under will be admitted free. Tall Stacks is Oct 15-19.

Planning ahead

24 hours out: The Aronoff Center hosts a staged concert reading of a new musical by UC College-Conservatory of Music grad Richard Oberacker. The Gospel According to Fishman is about a young Jewish songwriter coming of age during the Civil Rights movement. 8 p.m. Monday, Jarson-Kaplan Theater, $30-$40. 241-7469.

48 hours out: Danish singing group Renaissancekoret (The Renaissance Choir) performs music by great composers of the 16th century, including Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina and Jacob Handl. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church, 5950 Montgomery Road, free. 745-3384.

72 hours till Wednesday: Q102/Bud Party in the Park serves up food, drink and live music by F.Y.I. 5:30-10:30 p.m., Sawyer Point, downtown. 699-5102.

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A guide to help make your day