Sunday, October 31, 1999

GET TO IT


A guide to help make your day

GOING OUT
        • Doggie dress-up: Go ahead, dress your dog. Count Dogula, maybe. Or Darth Doggie. How about Pokeman Pooch? Pampered Pets Bakery & Gifts, 616 Main St. Covington, will have a Halloween costume contest of pets and owners 2-4 p.m. today. Prizes awarded for Scariest, Most Original and Pet/Owner Lookalike. Prizes are gourmet treats from Pampered and Eukanuba Pet Foods. 431-4800.

        • MUSE music: Today, MUSE, Cincinnati Women's Choir performs, 3 p.m., St. John's Unitarian Church, Clifton. Ethel Raim and Catherine Foster, with appearance by Sister Friends. $12. 541-4198 or 221-1118.

        • Halloween sounds: With the Concert Orchestra, conducted by Mark Gibson and student conductors, 4 p.m. today, Corbett Auditorium, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. $10, $5 students. 556-4183.

        • Cincinnati Pops Orchestra: With Erich Kunzel, conductor, and special guests, 8 p.m. today, Music Hall, Over-the-Rhine. $15-$42. 381-3300.

STAYING IN
        • TV picks: Della Reese stars as a blind woman befriended by a dyslexic boy (Mason Gamble) in CBS' Anya's Bell (9 p.m., Channels 12, 7).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Halloween's best treat always is The Simpsons' “Treehouse of Horror” trilogy (8 p.m., Channels 19, 45). In the 10th annual special, Homer Simpson causes a Y2K nightmare at the nuke plant. Last year's “Treehouse” with Regis Philbin, Kathie Lee Gifford, Ed McMahon and Jerry Springer follows (8:30). • Radio haunt: Wake the dead while handing out candy tonight by cranking up Tunes from the Crypt 6-9 p.m. on WGUC-FM (90.9).

WHAT'S IN STORES TODAY
        • Decorate yourself. If your hunt for a menhdi artist to give you Indian-style temporary tattoos proved fruitless, now you can apply the henna-based skin dye yourself. A $10 kit imported from India includes the basic supplies plus an array of traditional pattern stencils. Find them at at Pangaea Trading Co., 325 Ludlow Ave., Clifton.

PLANNING AHEAD
        • A day away: Author Gary Goldschneider signs and discusses The Secret Language of Destiny, 7 p.m. Monday, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Norwood. 396-8960.

        • 48 hours out: The Go-Kart Across America Tour brings the Buzzcocks, Down By Law, Lunachicks and Candy Snatchers to Bogart's in Corryville, 8 p.m. Tuesday. $12.50. 562-4949.

        • 72 hours 'til Wednesday The USS Constitution Museum presents a free program about the historic warship at 7 p.m., Cincinnati Museum Center. 287-7000.

       



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