Wednesday, April 05, 2000

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Going Out
        • Reds: Second game of the season against Milwaukee, 7:05 p.m. todayat Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.

        • Library poetry: Poetry in the Garden, a showcase for regional poets, will feature Jim Cummins and Shawn Sturgeon 7 p.m. today in the Garden Lounge of the Main Library, 800 Vine St., downtown. Free. 369-6944.

        • Medical series: UC College of Medicine's Mini Medical College begins today. From 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays during April, UC physicians will discuss eyes to genes. $49 for course. Registration: 556-6932, ext. 3.

        • Featured acts: Satyricon, Krisium and Angel Corpse, 8 p.m. today at Annie's, 4343 Kellogg Ave., Columbia Tusculum. $13. 321-2572.

       

Staying In
        • TV picks: RockStory devotes a half-hour to Cincinnati's Who concert tragedy during its “Concerts Gone Bad” show (10 p.m. today, VH1). Two survivors recall how 11 concertgoers were fatally crushed outside the Firstar Center (then Riverfront Coliseum) on Dec. 3, 1979.

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter also says Donny Osmond stars in the title role of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on PBS' Great Performances (8 p.m., Channels 48, 16; 9 p.m., Channel 54).

        • Corrected film note: Only VHS tape submissions can be accepted in the Happy Catchy Flashy Named Motion Picture Festival, Part Deux set for May 27 at Southgate House in Newport. Works can be up to 10 minutes long. April 30 is the entry deadline. Send tapes to Gorilla Suit Records, 3445 Vine St., Apt. 2, Cincinnati OH 45220. 861-7442.

       

The Goods
        (What's in stores today)

        • Disc picks: It's honky tonk heaven for fans of BR5-49, says the Enquirer's Larry Nager, as Coast to Coast Live (Arista; $16.98 CD, $10.98 cassette) gives a preview of what to expect in May at the retro-country band's appearance at Jammin On Main.

        • Big Punisher joins Tupac and Notorious B.I.G. in the Dead Rhymers Society with Yeeeah Baby (Columbia; $17.98 CD, $11.98 cassette), the late, 698-pound rapper's first posthumous release.

        • Blues at Sunrise (Sony Legacy; $17.98 CD, $11.98 cassette) is a posthumous release for blues lovers, as the late Stevie Ray Vaughan works out on a set of slow blues, including the title track in duet with the late Albert King.

        • Rock veteran Lou Reed delivers his first new album since 1996 with Ecstasy (Warner Bros.; $17.98 CD only). • Mystery men return: Ellery Queen, created 70 years ago by two cousins named Frederick Dannay and Manfred Lee is resurfacing. The Tragedy of Errors contains the last Ellery Queen novel, as well as six uncollected short stories. Half the book is taken up by tributes to the two men by family, friends and today's mystery writers. Information: Crippen and Landru, P.O. Box 9315, Norfolk, VA 23505.

       

Planning Ahead
       
24 hours out: 8 p.m. Thursday, singer/songwriter John Gorka and quirky folk-rock band the Nields take the stage in the ballroom of the Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. $15 advance, $18 at the door: 779-9462.

        • 48 hours out: Comic greats Kids in the Hall will appear at 8 p.m. Friday at the Taft Theatre. $28-$39 at Ticketmaster outlets or call 562-4949. • 72 hours out: Charles Krafft's Villa Delirium, Tony Tasset: As It Is and Continuous Replay: The Photographs of Arnie Zane opens Saturday at the Contemporary Arts Center, 115 E. Fifth St., downtown. 721-0390.

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