Thursday, August 12, 1999


A guide to help make your day

Yo, parrotheads
        • : Come up and see us sometime. Really. The Enquirer hereby issues an invitation to parrotheads: Drop by our 19th-floor photo studio between 5 and 7 p.m. Monday, and we'll take your picture for a photo spread running later in the week. Come in work clothes — suits, uniforms, jeans, whatever — and then change into parrothead gear so we can document your transformation from mild-mannered day worker to party-hearty parrothead. The Enquirer is at 312 Elm St., downtown; take an elevator to 19 and follow the signs to the photo studio.

Going out
        • Rockin' Bogart's: It's Fear Factory, Static X and DOPE, 8 p.m. today, at the Corryville nightspot. $15. 562-4949. • Summer music: The Coffee Cup Concert Series presents Panachetoday at Covington's Behringer-Crawford Museum. 7-9 p.m. $10. 491-4003.

        • Songs by the fire: Gather at Heritage Village Museum in Sharonville for a Campfire sing-a-Long, 7-9 p.m. today. 563-9484.

        • For singles: Cincinnati FunRaisers offers its monthly party, 6-9 p.m. today at Tickets in Covington. $10, $7 members. 636-8900.

        • Bengals camp: Practice, 7:30-9:30 p.m. today, Georgetown College, Georgetown, Ky. $5 to park, $25 buses.

        • Opening night: Downtown Theatre Classic's Nunsense opens 8 p.m. today at Jarson-Kaplan Theatre, Aronoff Center, downtown. Continues through Aug. 29. $25, $20 students and seniors. 241-7469.

        • Kettering concert: Grammy award-winning pianist Bruce Hornsby plays Kettering's Fraze Pavilion, with guest Nina Storey. 8:30 p.m. today. $17.50.-$27.50. 562-4949.

Staying in
        • TV picks: Britney Spears, 'N Sync, and Blink 182 perform at the 1999 Teen Choice Awards ceremony taped last week in Los Angeles (8-10 p.m., Channels 19, 45). Teens voted via magazine and Internet ballots.

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter also says NBC repeats the Frasier from last season when former Lebanon resident Woody Harrelson reprises his Woody Boyd character from Cheers (9 p.m., Channels 5, 22).

        • Web site of the day: A selection of animated demos has been added to the Home Improvement Encyclopedia, a great site to pick up pointers. There's also a selection of “Project Calculators” to help you estimate amounts of paint, drywall, lumber, etc. Check out

What's in stores today
        • Pokemon explosion:Pokemon's popularity now extends beyond card and video games to CDs and cassettes. Pokemon — 2.B.A. Master features music from the hit kids TV show plus 10 new songs. Suggested price is $10.98 for the cassette and $16.98 for the CD; the CD booklet folds out to a four-color poster.

Planning ahead
        • A Day Away: Children's nirvana at All About Kids Expo, noon-6 p.m. Friday at the Albert B. Sabin Convention Center, downtown. Continues through Sunday. $7, $3 children, under 2 free. 684-0501, Ext. 18.

        • 48 Hours Out: Become acquainted with Art Deco decadence on Cincinnati Preservation Society's tours of F&W Publication headquarters on Dana Avenue in Evanston, the former Coca-Cola bottling plant. Tours 1:15 and 2 p.m. Saturday., $10, $5 society members. 721-4506.

        • 72 hours 'til Sunday: Founder and former member of Pink Floyd, Roger Waters, performs 8 p.m. at Schottenstein Center in Columbus. $35. 562-4949.

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