Tuesday, April 25, 2000

GET TO IT


A guide to help make your day

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Going out
        Library stamp: Unveiling ceremony, noon-12:15 p.m. todayfor Library of Congress 200th Birthday stamp at Main Public Library, 800 Vine St., downtown. Stamps will be available for purchase until 3 p.m. 369-6970.

        Book signing: Katrina Kittle signs and discussesher book, Traveling Light, about a musician cum teacher caring for her HIV-positive brother, 7 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        Computer music: Center for Computer Music at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music gives a free “Sonic Explorations” concert, 8 p.m. today, Studio Theater on UC's campus. 556-4183.

        Last week: The Fifth Third Bank Broadway Series presentation of Fame goes into its second and final week of shows 8 p.m. today, Procter & Gamble Hall, Aronoff Center for the Arts. $35-$55 (half-price student rush two hours before show). 241-7469.

Staying In
        TV picks: PBS' Nova looks at the $100 billion International Space Station project, which one astronaut describes as building a cruise ship in mid-ocean during a storm (9 p.m., Channels 48, 54, 16).

        TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Shirley MacLaine, Michael Palin and David Frost discuss The Unknown Peter Sellers (8 p.m., American Movie Classics).

The Goods (What's in stores today)
        Video picks: Though tagged a box-office disappointment, the brilliant, disturbing Fight Club earned a rabid following that is only likely to grow with this week's video release, says Enquirer film critic Margaret A. McGurk.

Planning Ahead
        24 hours out: Dr. Stephen R. Covey, author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People will speak 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Regents Hall, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights. $5-$20. 572-6514.

        48 hours out: Stage First goes Greek with Aristophane's Lysistrata, the satirical comedy about women who declare a sex strike until the men stop making war, opening 8 p.m. Thursday in the Fifth Third Bank Theatre at Aronoff Center for the Arts. $12-$15. 241-7469.

        72 hours 'til Friday: Cincinnati Art Museum Black and White Ball, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., showcasing the Ansel Adams exhibit plus performances by the upbeat a capella group Voicebox and blues band Rich Uncle Skeleton. $25. 721-2787.

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