Tuesday, August 03, 1999

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A guide to help make your day

Going out
        • Aircraft display: Visit with pilots and view the Red Baron Bi-Plane Display, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. today (also 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday) at Hamilton/Fairfield Airport. 896-9999.

        • Reds baseball: The Reds are at home against the Rockies today at 7:05 p.m., Cinergy Field. Tickets: 421-7337.

        • Dixieland jazz: With the Dixie Cruisers, 8 p.m. today at Cafe Cin Cin, downtown. 621-1973.

        • German night: Catch Alpen Echos and Enzian Dancers, 5 p.m., today, Blue Ash Nature Park Amphitheatre. 745-8550.

        • Acoustic lunch: Hear free live music today at downtown's Piatt Park. Gwendolyn Speaks performs 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 352-4080.

        • Clown around: Emmett Kelly, Jr., clown artist, makes an appearance at Northgate Mall, 5-8 p.m. today. 385-5600.

        • Bengals training: See the Cincinnati Bengals practice, 11 a.m.-noon and 3-5 p.m. today at Georgetown College, Georgetown, Ky., $5 to park car; $25 buses.

Staying in
        • TV picks: It's an evening of peace, love, music and fires on Woodstock '99, (8-10 p.m., Channels 19, 45) a two-hour Fox special taped during the July 23-25 music festival near Rome, N.Y.

        • And TV Critic John Kiesewetter says if you're going to watch a rerun tonight, pick a classic: Nick at Nite's I Love Lucy marathon (9 p.m.-midnight).

        • Live blues: Tune in to WNKU's (89.7 FM) Exit 89 program, 9 p.m. today, to hear the Kelly Richey Band.

        • Web site of the day: The growth of the herbal industry has fueled a return to the natural. Check out AllHerb.com — a resource to learn the latest herbal news and recipes for everything from an all-natural lip balm to skin moisturizer.

A reason to party
        Happy birthday: Martha Stewart, who in the words of David Letterman, “can turn your home into a palace with twine and twigs,” turns 58 today. The queen of do-it-yourself decorating, who has her own television show and magazine, writes a newspaper column that appears in Tempo on Saturdays.

What's in stores today)
        • Video picks: Enquirer film critic Margaret A. McGurk suggests you brush up your Shakespeare with A Midsummer Night's Dream, if only to marvel at how confidently Calista Flockhart handles the Bard's verse. Also available today: Kevin Costner and Robin Wright Penn inthe weepy romance, Message in a Bottle.

Planning ahead
        • A day away: Wednesday, the Steve Miller Band, George Thorogood and the Destroyers and Curtis Salgado play Deer Creek Music Center in Indianapolis, 7:30 p.m. $23.50, $15. 562-4949.

        • 48 hours out: Get dinner and Broadway entertainment at Forest View Gardens, Monfort Heights. Music from Fiddler on the Roof starts 6 p.m. Thursday. Prices vary. Reservations required: 661-6434.

        • 72 hours 'til Friday: Walter E. Langsam, architectural historian and author of The Great Houses of the Queen City, lectures on “New Discoveries at the Old Observatory,” 7 p.m., Cincinnati Observatory, Hyde Park. $15. Reservations: 321-5186.

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