Thursday, August 28, 2003

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Hispanic film: CineLatino presents its third Hispanic film night at The Madison Theater in Covington tonight with Le Ley de Herodes, (Herod's Law), a Mexican fable about power and corruption in a small village, directed and co-written by Luis Estrada. The film is in Spanish with English subtitles.

Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with food, music and a cash bar. Show time is 8 p.m. Tickets are $10; no one under 18 admitted. (859) 655-4807.

Margaret A. McGurk


'Ohio' on the Ohio: Saturday, local art-folk-pop band Over the Rhine opens its national tour in support of its new double-CD, Ohio, at one of the group's favorite venues, Moonlite Gardens at Coney Island. Along with a bunch of new songs, the duo of Karin Bergquist and Linford Detweiler will be performing with their new band - guitarist Paul Moak, bassist Rick Plant and drummer Will Sayles (8 p.m.; $12 advance at Ticketmaster outlets;; $15 at the gate.

Larry Nager

Logan performs Monday: Catch rising star pianist Cameron Logan, 17, when he plays Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, 6 p.m. Monday, Blue Ash Towne Square. The free Labor Day concert includes Prokofiev's Lieutenant Kije Suite, Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture and the 1812 Overture, with Blue Ash's own carillon bells. Michael Chertock conducts. (Rain location: Sycamore Junior High.) 530-9541 or 232-0949.

Sendoff concert: Finneytown Schools presents violinist and Finneytown alum Michael Jorgensen in a recital, 7 p.m. Wednesday in the William R. Swartzel Performing Arts Center, Finneytown High School. The concert, also sponsored by Paul Bartel's Baroque Violin Shop, will raise funds for Jorgensen's studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Jorgensen will perform sonatas by Beethoven and Cesar Franck. Free-will offering; a reception follows. 728-3700.

Janelle Gelfand


First lady hails Ohio: Hope Taft, first lady of Ohio, will take a bow with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Oct. 10-12 in Music Hall, when she narrates a world premiere by Joseph D. Price, composed for Ohio's bicentennial. The multimedia show, led by Erich Kunzel, will include projections of photographs by Cincinnatian Thomas R. Schiff from his book, Panoramic Ohio. For tickets to the Pops' Ohio Bicentennial Celebration, call 381-3300 or visit

Janelle Gelfand

Movies Opening Friday

The Secret Life of Dentists

Jeepers Creepers 2

Coming Friday In Weekend

Riverfest: Making the big booms for the annual Toyota/WEBN Fireworks begins long before the six barges begin their journey to the riverfront on Sunday.

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