Sunday, July 18, 1999

GET TO IT


A guide to help make your day

Going out
        • Cincinnati vs. Detroit: The Reds host the Tigers in the opener of a three-game series, 1:15 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. Tickets: 421-7337.

        • Giant puppets: Madcap Productions Puppet Theatre performs The Adventures of Max, Chapter IV: The Magic Time Closet,1 and 2:30 p.m. today, Cincinnati Art Museum, Eden Park. $7, $5. 721-2787.

        • Funk, old-school blues: The Basic Truth Band plays Jazz in the Park, Forest Park, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. today. $4. 648-9698.

        • Jazz on the lawn: With the Cohesion Jazz Ensemble, 5-7 p.m. today, Whiting Brown Community House Lawn in Glendale. 771-6339.

        • Burlington Antiques Show: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Boone County Fairgrounds. $3, $5 early admission (5-8 a.m.) 922-5265.

        • In Louisville: Collective Soul and Oleander play 7:30 p.m. today at the Palace Theatre. $22.50. 562-4949.

Staying in
        • TV picks: Joe Mantegna steps into Robert Urich's gumshoes as Robert P. Parker's Spenser detective in A&E's Small Vices (8 p.m., repeats at 10 p.m.).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter says the History Channel recalls the Apollo 11 moon landing and Sen. Edward Kennedy's 1969 car wreck on As It Happened: From Chappaquiddick to the Moon: A Fateful Weekend (10 p.m.).

        • Web site of the day: “Don't take death lying down,” exhorts www.funeralstodiefor.com For a $5 annual membership, you leave detailed instructions for your own funeral here, including posthumous e-mails that go to loved ones after you expire. How does the site know of your demise? Your lawyer notifies the Webmaster.

What's in stores today
        • Better brush: After a swim or shower, brushing wet hair can be a tug of war, but the new “Shake Rattle and Roll” brush ($8.99) takes the tussle out of detangling. Special rolling pins on the brush allow it to glide through wet hair without tugging or breaking hair. Available at all Sally Beauty Supply Stores.

County fairs
        • Fair days: The Warren County and Kenton County fairs start Monday and continue through Saturday.

        • Warren County Fair, 4-11:30 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday,, Ohio 48 north of Lebanon. Highlights: demolition derby, tractor pulls and karaoke. $6, free for ages 12 and under. (513) 932-2636.

        • Kenton County Fair, rides operate 6 p.m.-midnight Monday-Friday and noon-midnight Saturday, Taylor Mill Road and Harris Pike, Independence. Highlights: exhibitions on selected days, beauty pageant, horse show. $6, free for ages 3 and under free. 356-3738.

Planning ahead
        • A day away: Dave Alvin and the Guilty Men play Monday at Top Cat's in Corryville. Holsum opens the 8 p.m. show. $10-$12. 779-9462.

        • 48 hours out: It's Journey and Foreigner together at Riverbend Tuesday. Music starts at 7 p.m. $17.50-$37.50. 562-4949.

        • 72 hours 'til Wednesday: Julian Lennon and the Push Stars do Bogart's in Corryville, 8 p.m., $12.50-$14. 562-4949.

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