Monday, November 22, 1999

GET TO IT


A guide to help make your day

       

GOING OUT
        • Richard Paul Evans: Author of The Looking Glass and The Dance signs and discusses his work, 7 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        • Jazz concert: Tribute to Duke Ellington performance featuring Brad Goode and Phil Degreg performing with Lakota West High School's Jazz Band and Ensemble, 7 p.m. today, Lakota West High School Auditorium, 8940 Union Centre Blvd., West Chester. $5-$6. 874-5699.

        • Shania Twain: 8 p.m. today, Firstar Center. $35-$57.50. 562-4949.

        • Santa house: The fun begins today with the freestanding Santa House on Courthouse Square in Hamilton. Live Santa and Mrs. Claus. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, through Dec. 23. (513) 988-9301.

        • History lecture: Dr. Phillip R. Shriver, president emeritus of Miami University, speaks on “The Amish, Mormons and Shakers of Early Ohio,” 7:30 p.m. today, Warren County Historical Society, 105 S. Broadway, Lebanon. Free. (513) 932-1817.

STAYING IN
        • TV picks: Are you ready for the Apocalypse? PBS' Frontline traces the evolution of apocalyptic ideology from the Book of Revelation to today (9-11 p.m., Channels 48, 54, 16).

        • Oh, happy days! TV Critic John Kiesewetter recommends a Happy Days Reunion (7 p.m., Learning Channel) and the Happy Days marathon (9 p.m.-1 a.m. today through Friday Nickelodeon).

        • Web site of the day: Stuck for a speaker at your next event? Book one here. This site lists 800 available, and often expensive, keynoters from Dilbert creator Scott Adams to motivational speaker Zig Ziglar. Watch out. Mr. Adams wants $10,000-$20,000 for his fee. And Mr. Ziglar expects up to $50,000. It's www.leadingauthorities.com.

THE GOODS (What's in stores today)
        • NFL-vision: Jax has introduced a line of Italian-made sunglasses featuring NFL logos on the lenses. The logos do not hinder vision and are invisible to the wearer. The shades, $65-$80, provide UVA/UVB protection. There are logos for Cleveland, Denver, Miami, Green Bay, Jacksonville, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Oakland, Tampa Bay and Philadelphia. No Bengals yet. Available in a variety of colors — wires to wraps — at Pro-Image at Prime Outlets, Jeffersonville 1 in Jeffersonville, Ohio.

PLANNING AHEAD
        • 24 Hours Out: Final concert of the Mexican Contemporary Music Festival at CCM with world premiere work by Juan Trigos played by the CCM Concert Orchestra, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Corbett Auditorium, University of Cincinnati Main Campus. Free. 556-4183.

        • 48 Hours Out: Danzig with Samhain and AFI play 8 p.m. Wednesday at Bogart's, Vine Street, Corryville. $16-$17.50. 562-4949.

        • 72 Hours 'til Thursday: Grand opening of Krohn Conservatory's Holiday Show. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily, through Jan. 2. 421-5707.

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