Saturday, April 22, 2000

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

Earthday 2000:
Free event noon-dark today at Sawyer Point, downtown, with tree giveaways, environmental displays and vendors. Live performers including Baghdad Jones, Big In Iowa and headliner Bob Mould at 7 p.m. 569-7966.

        Reds: 1:15 p.m. today against Los Angeles at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.

        Flaming Lips: Psychedelically spiked rock 'n' roll with opening act Looper, 8:30 p.m. today at Bogart's, Vine Street, Corryville. $13.50-$15. 562-4949.

        Easter egg scramble: The annual Great Easter Egg Scramble, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. today at Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Egg hunts are on Vine Street Lawn in Whiting Grove Picnic Area. 559-7721.

        Wildflower workshop: Slide show and hike identifying wildflowers, 2 p.m. today, Hueston Woods State Park, Ohio 732 (five miles north of Oxford). (513) 523-6347.

TV picks:
Channel 9 blows off the network for two local programs tonight: Scott Wegener's The Golem, about a 16th Century rabbi (Richard L. Arthur) who creates a giant out of clay (a golem) to protect his people (8-10 p.m.), followed by a repeat of the January film, Brotherly Love (10 p.m.) starring Kevin Jackson.

        TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Leonardo DiCaprio's Earth Day 2000 interview with President Clinton airs at 8 p.m. on Dayton's Channel 2, or at 12:05 a.m. on Channel 9.

        Easter special: The Easter Bunny Is Coming to Town 2 and 4 p.m. today on the Fox Family Channel. Here Comes Peter Cottontail hops along at 3 p.m.

        Web site of the day: The Three Tenors will hit Las Vegas for their first ever live video Webcast, 1 a.m. Sunday (repeated noon and 6 p.m. Sunday) at The concert by Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti will be in the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Presenter Tibor Rudas is offering the Webcast for free to those who register on his talent search and performance Web site, the Rudas Superstar Theater.

On sale:
Sales for Roger Waters' 8 p.m. July 9 Riverbend concert go on sale at 10 a.m. today for $42.50-$52.50 pavilion, $27.50 lawn, at Ticketmaster outlets; by phone, 562-4949, and on the Internet at

24 hours out:
Non-denominational, outdoor Easter Sunrise Service, 7 p.m. Sunday in front of the Lakeside Mausoleum at Spring Grove Cemetery, Winton Road and Spring Grove Avenue, Winton Place. 681-7526.

        48 hours out: Fat Wrecks Chord Tour with alternative acts No Use for a Name, Good Riddance, Mad Caddies and The Ataris, 8 p.m. Monday at Bogart's, Vine Street, Corryville. $9.75-$11.75. 562-4949.

        72 hours 'til Tuesday: Katrina Kittle signs and discussesher book, Traveling Light, about a woman caring for her HIV-positive brother, 7 p.m., Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

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